Sociology: Sociology of Knowledge

  • 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

  • Writing and Thinking in Contemporary Academia: The Poetics of Clarity book cover

    Writing and Thinking in Contemporary Academia

    The Poetics of Clarity, 1st Edition

    By Martin Grünfeld

    Across disciplinary borders, clarity is taken for granted as a cardinal virtue of communication in contemporary academia. But what is clarity, how is it practised in writing across disciplinary borders and how does it affect our ways of researching and thinking? This book explores such questions by…

    Hardback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge
    Public Intellectuals and the Sociology of Knowledge

  • Youth and the Politics of the Present (Open Access): Coping with Complexity and Ambivalence book cover

    Youth and the Politics of the Present (Open Access)

    Coping with Complexity and Ambivalence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Enzo Colombo, Paola Rebughini

    Youth and the Politics of the Present presents a range of topical sociological investigations into various aspects of the everyday practices of young adults in different European contexts. Indeed, this volume provides an original and provocative investigation of various current central issues…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Literacy: Writing, Reading and Social Organisation book cover

    Literacy

    Writing, Reading and Social Organisation, 1st Edition

    By John Oxenham

    Originally published in 1980. The skills of reading and writing have been proclaimed as universal human rights. This book explores why this should be so. In particular, it examines whether or not the possession of reading or writing skills has, or has not, influenced the values and organisation of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Crisis and Critique: On the Fragile Foundations of Social Life book cover

    Crisis and Critique

    On the Fragile Foundations of Social Life, 1st Edition

    By Rodrigo Cordero

    Fragility is a condition that inhabits the foundations of social life. It remains mostly unnoticed until something breaks and dislocates the sense of completion. In such moments of rupture, the social world reveals the stuff of which it is made and how it actually works; it opens itself to question…

    Paperback – 2019-05-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • The Reproductive Body at Work: The South African Bioeconomy of Egg Donation book cover

    The Reproductive Body at Work

    The South African Bioeconomy of Egg Donation, 1st Edition

    By Verena Namberger

    The transnational industry surrounding assisted reproductive technology and regenerative medicine is based on the unacknowledged labour of gamete providers, surrogates, and research subjects; and benefits from low labour costs in ‘enabling’ sectors such as logistics and transport. This finding…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Sociological Knowledge and Collective Identity: S. N. Eisenstadt and Israeli Society book cover

    Sociological Knowledge and Collective Identity

    S. N. Eisenstadt and Israeli Society, 1st Edition

    By Stavit Sinai

    Sociology, emerging in the 19th century as the study of national societies, is the intellectual product of its time, power relations and social imaginaries. As a discursive practice that was enmeshed in the meta-narratives of modernity, the discipline of sociology bears the inherent capacity to…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

  • Data Politics: Worlds, Subjects, Rights book cover

    Data Politics

    Worlds, Subjects, Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Didier Bigo, Engin Isin, Evelyn Ruppert

    Didier Bigo is Professor of War Studies at King’s College London and Research Professor at Sciences-Po, CERI Paris. He is editor of the quarterly journal, Cultures & Conflicts, and was the founder and co-editor of International Political Sociology, published by International Studies…

    Paperback – 2019-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Political Sociology

  • Knowledge Production, Area Studies and Global Cooperation book cover

    Knowledge Production, Area Studies and Global Cooperation

    1st Edition

    By Claudia Derichs

    Whereas Area Studies and cross-border cooperation research conventionally demarcates groups of people by geographical boundaries, individuals might in fact feel more connected by shared values and principles than by conventional spatial dimensions. Knowledge Production, Area Studies and Global…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
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    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

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

    Peter Berger on Modernization and Modernity

    An Unvarnished Overview, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Impressionable Biologies: From the Archaeology of Plasticity to the Sociology of Epigenetics book cover

    Impressionable Biologies

    From the Archaeology of Plasticity to the Sociology of Epigenetics, 1st Edition

    By Maurizio Meloni

    During the twentieth century, genes were considered the controlling force of life processes, and the transfer of DNA the definitive explanation for biological heredity. Such views shaped the politics of human heredity: in the eugenic era, controlling heredity meant intervening in the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge

  • Knowing and Not Knowing: Thinking psychosocially about learning and resistance to learning book cover

    Knowing and Not Knowing

    Thinking psychosocially about learning and resistance to learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Lapping, Tamara Bibby

    The social world is saturated with powerful formations of knowledge that colonise individual and institutional identities. Some knowledge emerges as legitimised and authoritative; other knowledge is resisted or repressed. Psychosocial approaches highlight the unstable basis of knowledge, learning…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

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