Sociology: Historical Sociology

  • Rural Development and China’s Rise: Reinventing a Market Tradition book cover

    Rural Development and China’s Rise

    Reinventing a Market Tradition

    By Shaohua Zhan

    This book examines contemporary rural development in China from a historical perspective and contends that the economic resilience has had much to do with the rural economy, weaving together the methods of historical comparison, multilevel analysis and case study. It examines the recent…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Sea Log: Malabar to New York book cover

    Sea Log

    Malabar to New York

    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

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

    A Nation Apart

    The African-American Experience and White Nationalism

    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

  • Common Sense as a Paradigm of Thought: An Analysis of Social Interaction book cover

    Common Sense as a Paradigm of Thought

    An Analysis of Social Interaction

    By Tim Delaney

    The notion of common sense and abiding by its implications is something that, seemingly, everyone agrees is a good way of making behavioral decisions and conducting one's daily activities. This holds true whether one is a liberal, moderate, or conservative; young or old; and regardless of one's…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • The Impact of Diasporas: Markers of identity book cover

    The Impact of Diasporas

    Markers of identity

    Edited by Joanna Story, Iain Walker

    Markers of identity define human groups: who belongs and who is excluded. These markers are often overt – language, material culture, patterns of behaviour – and are carefully nurtured between generations; other times they can be invisible, intangible, or unconscious. Such markers of identity also…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

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

    Social Work and Sociology: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

    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 – 2018-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Deciphering Goffman: The Structure of his Sociological Theory Revisited book cover

    Deciphering Goffman

    The Structure of his Sociological Theory Revisited

    By Ramon Vargas Maseda

    Challenging the ‘classical’ conception of Goffman’s sociology, this book offers a new interpretation based on a comprehensive examination of previous interpretations and critical assessments of Goffman’s work. Epistemologically, the book acknowledges the important but overlooked influences of both…

    Paperback – 2018-11-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • The Sociology of Structural Disaster: Beyond Fukushima book cover

    The Sociology of Structural Disaster

    Beyond Fukushima

    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 – 2018-11-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Social Constructivism as Paradigm?: The Legacy of The Social Construction of Reality book cover

    Social Constructivism as Paradigm?

    The Legacy of The Social Construction of Reality

    Edited by Michaela Pfadenhauer, Hubert Knoblauch

    Social constructivism is one of the most prominent theoretical approaches in the social sciences. This volume celebrates the 50th anniversary of its first formulation in Peter Berger and Luckmann’s classic foundational text, The Social Construction of Reality. Addressing the work’s contribution to…

    Hardback – 2018-10-19 
    Routledge
    Knowledge, Communication and Society

  • Updating Charles H. Cooley: Contemporary Perspectives on a Sociological Classic book cover

    Updating Charles H. Cooley

    Contemporary Perspectives on a Sociological Classic

    Edited by Natalia Ruiz-Junco, Baptiste Brossard

    This book explores the contemporary relevance of Charles H. Cooley’s thought, bringing together scholars from the US, Europe and Australia to reflect on Cooley’s theory and legacy. Offering an up-to-date analysis of Cooley’s reception in the history of the social sciences, an examination of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Populist Nationalism in Europe and the Americas book cover

    Populist Nationalism in Europe and the Americas

    Edited by Fernando López-Alves, Diane E. Johnson

    Populist nationalism fuses beliefs that citizens are being exploited by a privileged elite with claims that the national culture and interests are under threat from enemies within or without. Ideologically fluid, populist nationalists decry “out-of-touch” institutions such as political parties and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

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