Sociology: Historical Sociology

  • The Rise and Fall of the Rehabilitative Ideal, 1895-1970 book cover

    The Rise and Fall of the Rehabilitative Ideal, 1895-1970

    1st Edition

    By Victor Bailey

    Spanning almost a century of penal policy and practice in England and Wales, this book is a study of the long arc of the rehabilitative ideal, beginning in 1895, the year of the Gladstone Committee on Prisons, and ending in 1970, when the policy of treating and training criminals was very much on…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Sea Log: Malabar to New York book cover

    Sea Log

    Malabar to New York, 1st Edition

    By May Joseph

    Migrations by sea have transformed modern conceptions of mobility and belonging, disrupting notions of how to write about movement, memory, displaced histories. The ocean has always been the harbringer of strangers to new shores. Sea Log is a memory theater of repressive hauntings based on urban…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Erving Goffman: From the Perspective of the New Sociology of Knowledge book cover

    Erving Goffman

    From the Perspective of the New Sociology of Knowledge, 1st Edition

    By Jürgen Raab

    While Erving Goffman’s books are among the most widely read sociological works, covering issues including the presentation of the self, total institutions, interaction order to frame analysis, they are in fact guided by a single theme: the analysis of the form of interaction in social situations…

    Hardback – 2019-02-25 
    Routledge
    Knowledge, Communication and Society

  • A Nation Apart: The African-American Experience and White Nationalism book cover

    A Nation Apart

    The African-American Experience and White Nationalism, 1st Edition

    By Arnold Birenbaum

    This book examines the ongoing struggle for social justice by and for African Americans. Examining the persistent rolling back of civil and voting rights for this population and other minorities since the end of Reconstruction, the author discusses the continued colonization of African Americans…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Unemployment Relief in Great Britain: A Study in State Socialism book cover

    Unemployment Relief in Great Britain

    A Study in State Socialism, 1st Edition

    By Felix Morley

    Originally published in 1924, Unemployment Relief in Great Britain takes up the history of unemployment relief in Great Britain, focusing on the after effects of the post-war period and the Great Depression. Primarily, the book provides a detailed study of England’s experience with compulsory…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Land Question in China: Agrarian Capitalism, Industrious Revolution, and East Asian Development book cover

    The Land Question in China

    Agrarian Capitalism, Industrious Revolution, and East Asian Development, 1st Edition

    By Shaohua Zhan

    This book interrogates the inevitability and practicability of full-scale, land-intensive capitalist agriculture in China, whilst analysing the labour-intensive industrious revolution. Exploring these two possible rural development paths, it presents a detailed account of the rise of agrarian…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Sin, Sickness & Sanity: A History of Sexual Attitudes book cover

    Sin, Sickness & Sanity

    A History of Sexual Attitudes, 1st Edition

    By Vern L. Bullough, Bonnie Bullough

    Originally published in 1977. For centuries myth, misinformation and taboo have distorted our vision of our sexual nature. This book examines such cultural phenomena: from Greek dualistic thought to Buddhist philosophy; from the attempt of early Christian sects to promote total chastity to…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

  • Homosexuality: A History (From Ancient Greece to Gay Liberation) book cover

    Homosexuality

    A History (From Ancient Greece to Gay Liberation), 1st Edition

    By Vern L. Bullough

    Originally published in 1979. This is at once a look at the realities of homosexuality in history and an examination of the myths that have grown up around it. The record of practices and prejudices moves from biblical and classical through early and medieval Christian, Renaissance, and Victorian…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

  • Sexual Moralities in France, 1780-1980: New Ideas on the Family, Divorce, and Homosexuality: An Essay on Moral Change book cover

    Sexual Moralities in France, 1780-1980

    New Ideas on the Family, Divorce, and Homosexuality: An Essay on Moral Change, 1st Edition

    By Antony Copley

    Originally published in 1989. This is the first history of modern France to explore the long-term origins of the libertarian revolt. It traces the moral history from the eighteenth century to the 1960s, examining the questions of marriage and divorce, homosexuality, and sexual morality. It includes…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

  • The Sexuality Papers: Male Sexuality and the Social Control of Women book cover

    The Sexuality Papers

    Male Sexuality and the Social Control of Women, 1st Edition

    By Lal Coveney, Margaret Jackson, Sheila Jeffreys, Leslie Kay, Pat Mahony

    Originally published in 1984. The history of sex in the last 100 years has usually been written as a story of progress from repression to sexual liberation. This book argues that the reverse is true, demonstrating that the ‘sexual revolution’ came as a backlash to a women’s movement which…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

  • Wanton Wenches and Wayward Wives: Peasants and Illicit Sex in Early Seventeenth Century England book cover

    Wanton Wenches and Wayward Wives

    Peasants and Illicit Sex in Early Seventeenth Century England, 1st Edition

    By G. R. Quaife

    Originally published in 1979. This highly detailed study of illicit sex amongst the peasantry of Somerset between 1601 and 1660 recreates the atmosphere of the period and questions a number of previously accepted hypotheses. Based on the depositions presented to the county and regional courts…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

  • Medieval Sexuality: A Research Guide book cover

    Medieval Sexuality

    A Research Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce E. Salisbury

    Originally published in 1990. Well-annotated bibliographical entries cover works on history, religion, medicine, philosophy, law and literature in western Europe from about the third century A.D. through the end of the medieval period. The primary sources are organised thematically, and separately…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

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