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Routledge Revivals Release 20-Volume Sociology Bundle

This 20 volume Routledge Revivals collection brings together a selection of groundbreaking Sociology titles, from the rich and diverse Routledge backlist.

For a limited period you will be able to purchase this set at a 15% discount!

With titles published between 1918 and 1991, this is a truly wide-ranging selection, encompassing works by distinguished authors such as: Zygmunt Bauman, Raymond Plant, L. T. Hobhouse, J. A. Hobson and Tom Bottomore.

Dealing with everything from social justice to concepts of socialist utopia, to sexual politics, this set offers a collection of the best of Routledge publishing in the field of Sociology from across the Twentieth Century.

Visit our Routledge Revivals Sociology Collection page for more information and to order your set today!

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  1. The Elements of Social Justice (Routledge Revivals)

    By L. T. Hobhouse

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1922, this title written by L. T. Hobhouse, British politician and one of the leading theorists of Social Liberalism, is a seminal work concerning the social application of ethical principles for the common good. The object of the book is to show that social and...

    Published July 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  2. The Metaphysical Theory of the State (Routledge Revivals)

    By L. T. Hobhouse

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Originally published in 1918, this enduring work by renowned sociologist and Liberal politician Leonard Trelawny Hobhouse encompasses a series of five key lectures, first delivered at the London School of Economics in the autumn of 1917. Outlining Hobhouse's theories on social investigation,...

    Published July 13th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Social and Moral Theory in Casework (Routledge Revivals)

    By Raymond Plant

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1970, the aim of the book is to 'map the logical geography' of an important set of concepts which enter into the theory of social casework - those concerning the individual and society. Concepts examined include the individually orientated values of 'self-direction' and '...

    Published July 13th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Community and Ideology (Routledge Revivals)

    An Essay in Applied Social Philosphy

    By Raymond Plant

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Initially published in 1974, this is a work of applied social and political philosophy which relates the philsophical analysis to various forms of community work theory and practice. Raymond Plant emphasizes that 'community' has a wide range of both descriptive meanings and evaluative connotations,...

    Published July 30th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Radicalism and the Revolt Against Reason (Routledge Revivals)

    The Social Theories of Georges Sorel with a Translation of his Essay on the Decomposition of Marxism

    By Irving Louis Horowitz

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Radicalism and the Revolt Against Reason is a work that continues to have a steady and large scale impact on political and social theory fifty years since its first appearance. A study of how radical thought modifies its actions and ideologies in a time of unrealized and frustrated...

    Published September 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  6. Dialectical Phenomenolgy (Routledge Revivals)

    Marx's Method

    By Roslyn Wallach Bologh

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this inquiry into Marx’s method of theorising, originally published in 1979, Roslyn Bologh analyses theory in the same way that Marx analyses the production of capital, and provides a set of rules for reproducing Marx’s method. The rules are developed through an examination of the...

    Published October 15th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Love or greatness (Routledge Revivals)

    Max Weber and masculine thinking

    By Roslyn Wallach Bologh

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This work, first published in 1990, reissues the first thorough examination of the essentially masculine nature of Max Weber's social and political thinking. Through a detailed examination of his central texts, the author demonstrates Weber's masculine reading of 'social life' and shows how his...

    Published October 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  8. Recreating Sexual Politics (Routledge Revivals)

    Men, Feminism and Politics

    By Victor Seidler

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This thought-provoking book, first published in 1991, examines sexual politics in a world which is being radically changed by the challenges of feminism. Seidler explores how men have responded to feminism, and the contradictory feelings men have towards dominant forms of masculinity. Seidler’s...

    Published October 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  9. Memories of Class (Routledge Revivals)

    The Pre-history and After-life of Class

    By Zygmunt Bauman

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1982, Professor Bauman’s discussion of the mechanism of class formation and institutionalisation of class conflict argues that our understanding of changes in social and political structure has been hindered by the freezing of concepts of class in the ice-age of industrial...

    Published October 28th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Marxism and Historical Writing (Routledge Revivals)

    By Paul Hirst

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this reissued collection of essays, first published in 1985, Paul Q. Hirst assesses the limits of the Marxist theory of history in its various versions. It begins with an extended critical discussion of Perry Anderson and Edward Thompson, and includes chapters on G.A Cohen’s attempt to re-state...

    Published October 28th 2009 by Routledge

  11. Socialism the Active Utopia (Routledge Revivals)

    By Zygmunt Bauman

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Rather than contributing to the long-standing discussion about the characteristics of the society that socialism proposes to establish, this Routledge Revival, initially published in 1976, aims to explore the impact of the ‘living utopia’ of socialism on the development of modern society. It...

    Published November 18th 2009 by Routledge

  12. Freedom and Equality (Routledge Revivals)

    The Moral Basis of Democratic Socialism

    By Keith Dixon

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Unashamedly polemical, this reissue of Freedom & Equality, first published in 1986, presents a strong and persuasively argued case for democratic socialism. In contrast to many recent books justifying conservatism and varieties of Marxism, Keith Dixon defends the two great principles...

    Published January 27th 2010 by Routledge

  13. Social Evolution and Sociological Categories (Routledge Revivals)

    By Paul Q. Hirst

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1976, this book is concerned with the nature of classification in the social sciences. Its thesis is that classifications are dependent upon and are derived from theoretical explanations. Classification is not a theoretically neutral typification or ordering of social forms. This...

    Published January 27th 2010 by Routledge

  14. Free-Thought in the Social Sciences (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This Routledge Revival sees the reissue of a seminal work by British economist, sociologist and academic John A. Hobson, elucidating his views on a variety of topics across the social sciences. He makes particular reference to the struggle between the disinterested urge of the social...

    Published January 26th 2010 by Routledge

  15. Western Sociologists on Indian Society (Routledge Revivals)

    Marx, Spencer, Weber, Durkheim, Pareto

    By G. R. Madan

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Of the five major sociologists whose views on Indian society are assessed in this work, originally published in 1979, Marx and Weber made a special study of the subject and had something definite to say about the future of Indian society. Herbert Spencer was primarily concerned with the effects of...

    Published January 27th 2010 by Routledge

  16. Sociology (Routledge Revivals)

    A guide to problems and literature

    By Tom B. Bottomore

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1962, this seminal work is an introduction to sociology in a world context, and a sophisticated guide to the major themes, problems and controversies in contemporary sociology. The book remains unique in its organisation and presentation of sociological ideas and problems,...

    Published January 27th 2010 by Routledge

  17. Theories of Modern Capitalism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Tom Bottomore

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1985, Theories of Modern Capitalism provides a succinct study of Marxist and non-Marxist theories of Capitalism, its recent development, and the prospects of a transition to socialism. The study begins with a critical examination and comparison of four major theories of...

    Published January 26th 2010 by Routledge

  18. Engels Revisited (Routledge Revivals)

    Feminist Essays

    Edited by Janet Sayers, Mary Evans, Nanneke Redclift

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This reissued work, first published in 1987, examines the problematic and divisive attitudes which bourgeois and socialist feminists take to the question of the links between patriarchy and capitalism and the importance of class conflict as a major cause of women's subordination. Engels still...

    Published February 1st 2010 by Routledge

  19. The Concept of Social Change (Routledge Revivals)

    A Critique of the Functionalist Theory of Social Change

    By Anthony D. Smith

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Anthony Smith's important work on the concept of social change, first published in 1973, puts forward the paradigm of historical change as an alternative to the functionalist theory of evolutionary change. He shows that, in attempting to provide a theory of social change, functionalism reveals...

    Published February 1st 2010 by Routledge

  20. Social Development (Routledge Revivals)

    Its Nature and Conditions

    By L. T. Hobhouse

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Originally published in 1924, Professor Hobhouse's theories and commentaries upon social development are an important milestone in the history of sociological thought. Of particular interest to the modern sociologist is his delineation of the struggle of the human mind towards...

    Published February 1st 2010 by Routledge