Sociology: Historical Sociology

  • Working-Class Images of Society (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Working-Class Images of Society (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Martin Bulmer

    First published in 1975. How do men come to perceive and evaluate a world in which marked inequalities of class and status exist? This book considers the nature of class images and their underlying work and community structures. Beginning with the argument that the perception of society varies…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Skepticism: Historical and Contemporary Inquiries book cover

    Skepticism

    Historical and Contemporary Inquiries

    Edited by G. Anthony Bruno, A.C. Rutherford

    Skepticism is one of the most enduring and profound of philosophical problems. With its roots in Plato and the Sceptics to Descartes, Hume, Kant and Wittgenstein, skepticism presents a challenge that every philosopher must reckon with. In this outstanding collection philosophers engage with…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge

  • Historical Justice book cover

    Historical Justice

    Edited by Klaus Neumann

    The yearning for historical justice – that is, for the redress of past wrongs – has become one of the defining features of our age. Governments, international bodies and civil society organisations address historical injustices through truth commissions, tribunals, official apologies and other…

    Paperback – 2017-09-24 
    Routledge

  • Peter Berger on Modernization and Modernity: An Unvarnished Overview book cover

    Peter Berger on Modernization and Modernity

    An Unvarnished Overview

    By Robert Bickel

    With particular attention to his work on modernization and modernity as construed by a sociologist of knowledge, this book offers a sympathetic exposition and evaluation of Peter Berger’s work as one of the world’s most accomplished and influential sociologists. In the context of an examination of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • An Unproclaimed Empire: The Grand Duchy of Lithuania: From the Viewpoint of Comparative Historical Sociology of Empires book cover

    An Unproclaimed Empire: The Grand Duchy of Lithuania

    From the Viewpoint of Comparative Historical Sociology of Empires

    By Zenonas Norkus

    An Unproclaimed Empire: The Grand Duchy of Lithuania is an interdisciplinary study of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (GDL) that is historical in subject but social scientific in approach. It is also the first study to apply this comparative and social scientific method to the GDL. In this book,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Cohabitation in Europe: A revenge of history? book cover

    Cohabitation in Europe

    A revenge of history?

    Edited by Dalia Leinarte, Jan Kok

    Originating from discussions about the reasons for, and regional variations behind, the remarkable rise in cohabitation that started in the 1970s – a rise that continues to this day – this book explores the main stimuli behind cohabitation. The variation in levels of cohabitation cannot be…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge

  • Geographies of Difference: Explorations in Northeast Indian Studies book cover

    Geographies of Difference

    Explorations in Northeast Indian Studies

    Edited by Mélanie Vandenhelsken, Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh, Bengt G. Karlsson

    This book rethinks Northeast India as a lived space, a centre of interconnections and unfolding histories, instead of an isolated periphery. Questioning dominant tropes and assumptions around the Northeast, it examines socio-political and historical processes, border issues, the role of the state,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge India

  • American Smuggling as White Collar Crime book cover

    American Smuggling as White Collar Crime

    By Lawrence Karson

    When Edwin Sutherland introduced the concept of white-collar crime, he referred to the respectable businessmen of his day who had, in the course of their occupations, violated the law whenever it was advantageous to do so. Yet since the founding of the American Republic, numerous otherwise…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Three Centuries of Northern Population Censuses book cover

    Three Centuries of Northern Population Censuses

    Edited by Gunnar Thorvaldsen

    Over the last few decades, researchers in fields such as history, the social sciences and medicine have had improved access to census materials in northern Europe, making an update on these infrastructures both possible and topical. This book’s presentation of European census history and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge

  • Drinking Water: A Socio-economic Analysis of Historical and Societal Variation book cover

    Drinking Water: A Socio-economic Analysis of Historical and Societal Variation

    By Mark Harvey

    In this fascinating and challenging work, the author analyses the way water for drinking is produced, distributed, owned, acquired, and consumed in contrasting ways in different settings. From the taken-for-granted, all-purpose water, flowing out of taps in advanced economies to extreme…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Socialism and Modern Thought book cover

    Socialism and Modern Thought

    By M. Kaufmann

    Originally published in 1895, this title provides fascinating insights into the development of socialism in the decades prior to the explosion of 20th century socialist revolutions. Kaufmann examines the influences of Christian ideas and European society on socialism to give a fuller picture of the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Patriarchy book cover

    Patriarchy

    By Pavla Miller

    Patriarchy, particularly as embedded in the Old and New Testaments, and Roman legal precepts, has been a powerful organising concept with which social order has been understood, maintained, enforced, contested, adjudicated and dreamt about for over two millennia of western history. This brief book…

    Paperback – 2017-06-05
    Routledge
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