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  1. Routledge Handbook of Religions in Asia

    Edited by Bryan S. Turner, Oscar Salemink

    The Routledge Handbook of Religions in Asia provides a contemporary and comprehensive overview of religion in contemporary Asia. Compiled and introduced by Bryan S. Turner and Oscar Salemink, the Handbook contains specially written chapters by experts in their respective fields. The wide-ranging...

    To Be Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Citizenship and Capitalism (RLE Social Theory)

    The Debate over Reformism

    By Bryan S. Turner

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    In this study of politics in capitalist society Bryan Turner explores the development of citizenship as a way of demonstrating the effective use of political institutions by the working class and other subordinate groups to promote their interests. Marxist criticisms of reformism are rejected; it...

    To Be Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Talcott Parsons on Economy and Society (RLE Social Theory)

    By Bryan S. Turner, Robert J. Holton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    'In this remarkable collection of essays, Holton and Turner demonstrate that Parsonian sociology addresses the most central problems of our time – issues of sickness and health, power and inequality, the nature of capitalism and its possible alternatives. They develop a mature and original...

    To Be Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Sovereign Individuals of Capitalism (RLE Social Theory)

    By Bryan S. Turner, Nicholas Abercrombie, Stephen Hill

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    In this sequel to their acclaimed The Dominant Ideology Thesis, the authors develop their analysis of the social and cultural underpinnings of modern capitalism. They confront a central assumption of western culture: namely, that the individual is sovereign, and that capitalism above all other...

    To Be Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Dominant Ideology Thesis (RLE Social Theory)

    By Bryan S. Turner, Nicholas Abercrombie, Stephen Hill

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    As a radical critique of theoretical sociological orthodoxy, The Dominant Ideology Thesis has generated controversy since first publication. It has also been widely accepted, however, as a major critical appraisal of one central theoretical concern within modern Marxism and an important...

    To Be Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Dominant Ideologies (RLE Social Theory)

    By Bryan S. Turner, Nicholas Abercrombie, Stephen Hill

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    In this volume leading international scholars elaborate upon the central issues of the analysis of ideology: the nature of dominant ideologies. The ways in which ideologies are transmitted; their effects on dominant and subordinate social classes in different societies; the contrast between...

    To Be Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Future of Singapore

    Population, Society and the Nature of the State

    By Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir, Bryan S. Turner

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Singapore, like many other advanced economies, has a relatively low, and declining, birth-rate. One consequence of this, and a consequence also of the successful economy, is that migrants are being drawn in, and are becoming an increasing proportion of the overall population. This book examines...

    Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Marx and the End of Orientalism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Bryan S. Turner

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1978, this title analyses a range of problems that arise in the study of North Africa and the Middle East, bridging the gap between studies of Sociology, Islam, and Marxism. Both Sociology and the study of Islam draw on an Orientalist tradition founded on an idealist epistemology...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Contradictions of Israeli Citizenship

    Land, Religion and State

    Edited by Guy Ben-Porat, Bryan S. Turner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    This book provides an integrated analysis of the complex nature of citizenship in Israel. Contributions from leading social and political theorists explore different aspects of citizenship through the demands and struggles of minority groups to provide a comprehensive picture of the dynamics of...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Politics of Jean-Francois Lyotard

    Justice and Political Theory

    Edited by Chris Rojek, Mr Bryan S Turner, Bryan Turner

    Jean-Francois Lyotard is still considered to be the father of postmodernism. An international range of contributors in the field of cultural and philosophical studies, including Barry Smart, John O' Neill and Victor J. Seidler consider Lyotard's writings on justice and politics of difference,...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

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