Sociology: Historical Sociology

  • Government by Natural Selection book cover

    Government by Natural Selection

    1st Edition

    By Hugh Taylor

    Originally published in 1915, Government by Natural Selection looks at the historical advancement of government through the lens of the Darwinian theory of natural selection. The book examines the history of government and its formation, right up until the early 20th century, when the book was…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Libary Editions: Evolution

  • Studies in Hereditary Ability book cover

    Studies in Hereditary Ability

    1st Edition

    By W.T.J. Gun

    Originally published in 1928, Studies in Hereditary Ability studies the genealogy of great families of Britain and America and examines how their ancestors influenced their genetics and who they subsequently ended up becoming. The book examines the descent of ability through both maternal and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Libary Editions: Evolution

  • Sociology for Human Rights: Approaches for Applying Theories and Methods book cover

    Sociology for Human Rights

    Approaches for Applying Theories and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by David L. Brunsma, Keri E. Iyall Smith, Brian K. Gran

    As sociologists deepen their examinations of human rights in their teaching, research and thinking, it is essential that such work is conducted in a manner that is both mindful and critical of the knowledge we are building upon in both sociology and human rights. As the authors of this volume…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Social Movements 1768 - 2018 book cover

    Social Movements 1768 - 2018

    4th Edition

    By Charles Tilly, Ernesto Castañeda, Lesley J Wood

    Social Movements 1768-2018 provides the most comprehensive historical account of the birth and spread of social movements. Renowned social scientist Charles Tilly applies his synthetic theoretical skills to explain the evolution of social movements across time and space in an accessible manner full…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge

  • The High Middle Ages: 1200-1550 book cover

    The High Middle Ages

    1200-1550, 1st Edition

    By Trevor Rowley

    Originally published in 1986, The High Middle Ages begins in the late twelfth century and ends, not with the arrival of the Tudor monarchs in 1485, but with the destruction of the wealth and power of the Church in the 1530s. The book looks at how the passing of the monasteries marked the transition…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Norman Heritage: 1055-1200 book cover

    The Norman Heritage

    1055-1200, 1st Edition

    By Trevor Rowley

    Originally published in 1983, The Norman Heritage looks at the Norman Conquest as a turning point in English history. The book argues that not only was this the last time that England was successfully invaded, but it followed a complete change in the ruling dynasty, the introduction of military…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Purchase of Paradise: Gift Giving and the Aristocracy, 1307-1485 book cover

    The Purchase of Paradise

    Gift Giving and the Aristocracy, 1307-1485, 1st Edition

    By Joel T. Rosenthal

    Originally published in 1972, The Purchase of Paradise is an account of medieval philanthropy and looks at the late medieval aristocracy as a social, rather than political group. The book analyses their voluntary behaviour, their gift giving and the Church, and addresses the nature of charity in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Race, Nation, War: Japanese American Forced Removal, Public Policy and National Security book cover

    Race, Nation, War

    Japanese American Forced Removal, Public Policy and National Security, 1st Edition

    By Ayanna Yonemura

    This book examines international post-9/11 policies by connecting them to the United States’ violations of Japanese Americans’ human rights during World War II. Analysing the policies of the US, Race, Nation, War illustrates how ideas of race and masculinity shaped the indefinite leave policy which…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Globalization, Modernity and the Rise of Religious Fundamentalism: The Challenge of Religious Resurgence against the “End of History” (A Dialectical Kaleidoscopic Analysis) book cover

    Globalization, Modernity and the Rise of Religious Fundamentalism

    The Challenge of Religious Resurgence against the “End of History” (A Dialectical Kaleidoscopic Analysis), 1st Edition

    By Dimitrios Methenitis

    The emergence of religious fundamentalism in a globalized, post-colonial world poses a significant challenge to the "End of History" narratives common in academic and non-academic literature alike.   Globalization, Modernity and the Rise of Religious Fundamentalism proposes that we must seek new…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Sociology of Structural Disaster: Beyond Fukushima book cover

    The Sociology of Structural Disaster

    Beyond Fukushima, 1st Edition

    By Miwao Matsumoto

    How and why did credible scientists, engineers, government officials, journalists, and others collectively give rise to a drastic failure to control the threat to the population of the Fukushima disaster? Why was there no effort on the part of inter-organizational networks, well-coordinated in the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • The Unmasking Style in Social Theory book cover

    The Unmasking Style in Social Theory

    1st Edition

    By Peter Baehr

    This book examines the nature of unmasking in social theory, in revolutionary movements, and in popular culture. Unmasking is not the same as scientific refutation or principled disagreement. When people unmask, they claim to rip off a disguise, revealing the true beneath the feigned. The author…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Social Work and Sociology: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives book cover

    Social Work and Sociology: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Irene Levin, Marit Haldar, Aurélie Picot

    Discussing the relationship between social work and sociology, this book explores how the two have become more and more divided, moving from one single discipline, to two separate, but related, fields. Both sociology and social work focus on social problems, social structure, social integration and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge

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