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The new translation of some of Max Weber's most important works in Max Weber: Collected Methodological Writings is one of our most exciting new research & reference titles, but being on the cutting edge of research is nothing new to us.  Take a look at some of the key books we've published recently!

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  1. Max Weber

    Collected Methodological Writings

    Edited by Hans Henrik Bruun, Sam Whimster

    Series: Weber in Translation

    Weber’s methodological writings form the bedrock of key ideas across the social sciences. His discussion of value freedom and value commitment, causality, understanding and explanation, theory building and ideal types have been of fundamental importance, and their impact remains undiminished today....

    Published March 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Road to Social Europe

    A Contemporary Approach to Political Cultures and Diversity in Europe

    By Jean-Claude Barbier

    Series: Routledge/ESA Studies in European Societies

    In the wake of the Greek and Irish crises, and at a moment when solidarity between states is hotly debated on a daily basis at EU level, it is important to understand how ‘solidarity’ can happen at all. The Road to Social Europe reviews the development of political cultural processes since the...

    Published July 4th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Foundations of Critical Media and Information Studies

    By Christian Fuchs

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Foundations of Critical Media and Information Studies lays down foundations for the analysis of media, information, and information technology in 21st century information society, as well as introducing the theoretical and empirical tools necessary for the critical study of media and...

    Published February 24th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Contested Citizenship in East Asia

    Developmental Politics, National Unity, and Globalization

    Edited by Kyung-Sup Chang, Bryan S. Turner

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Theories of citizenship from the West – pre-eminently those by T.H. Marshall – provide only a limited insight into East Asian political history. The Marshallian trajectory – juridical, political and social rights – was not repeated in Asia and the late nineteenth-century debate about...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Design Research

    Synergies from Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Jesper Simonsen, Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt, Monika Büscher, John Damm Scheuer

    Design Research is a new interdisciplinary research area with a social science orientation at its heart, and this book explores how scientific knowledge can be put into practice in ways that are at once ethical, creative, helpful, and extraordinary in their results. In order to clarify the common...

    Published July 15th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Gabriel Tarde

    Two Essays

    Edited by Matei Candea

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The recent surge of interest in nineteenth century sociologist Gabriel Tarde, fuelled in the English-speaking world primarily by second-hand discussions of his work, has produced and will continue to produce a broad demand for full English language versions of the author’s key texts. The...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. China Constructing Capitalism

    Economic Life and Urban Change

    By Michael Keith, Scott Lash, Jakob Arnoldi, Tyler Rooker

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    China has been growing at over ten per cent annually since 1978, but this has only come to very widespread notice in the past decade. This received wisdom about China has been largely of two types, both of which – more or less – understand China in the context of neoliberalism. The more business-...

    Published August 26th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Cosmopolitan Memory in Europe's 'Backwaters'

    Rethinking civility

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    Cosmpolitan Memory in Europe’s ‘Backwaters’ reconsiders the definitional relationships of ‘national character’ and ‘national heritage’ in the context of Western industrial modernity. Taking as a case study the Greek islands of Skiathos and Skopelos which served as cinematic locations for the...

    Published May 25th 2011 by Routledge

  9. European Developments in Corporate Criminal Liability

    Edited by James Gobert, Ana-Maria Pascal

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    When corporations carry on their business in a grossly negligent manner, or take a cavalier approach to risk management, the consequences can be catastrophic. The harm may be financial, as occurred when such well-regarded companies as Enron, Lehman Brothers, Worldcom and Barings collapsed, or it...

    Published June 7th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Ethnographic Methods

    2nd Edition

    By Karen O'Reilly

    This new edition of Karen O’Reilly’s popular Ethnographic Methods provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the technical, practical and philosophical issues that arise when employing traditional and innovative research methods in relation to human agents. Using a wide range of...

    Published November 17th 2011 by Routledge

  11. Ethnography in Social Science Practice

    Edited by Julie Scott-Jones, Sal Watt

    Ethnography in Social Science Practice explores ethnography’s increasing use across the social sciences, beyond its traditional bases in social anthropology and sociology. It explores the disciplinary roots of ethnographic research within social anthropology, and contextualizes it within both field...

    Published March 24th 2010 by Routledge

  12. Ethnographies Revisited

    Constructing Theory in the Field

    Edited by Antony J. Puddephatt, William Shaffir, Steven W. Kleinknecht

    Ethnographies Revisited provides first-hand accounts of how leading qualitative researchers crafted key theoretical concepts found in their major book-length ethnographies. Great ethnographic research lies not in the rigid execution of prescribed methodological procedures, but on the unrelenting...

    Published June 30th 2009 by Routledge

  13. Ethnography

    Principles in Practice

    By Martyn Hammersley, Paul Atkinson

    Now in its third edition, this leading introduction to ethnography has been thoroughly updated and substantially rewritten. It offers a systematic introduction to ethnographic principles and practice. New material covers the use of visual and virtual research methods, hypermedia software and the...

    Published June 13th 2007 by Routledge