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  1. God, Politics, Economy

    Social Theory and the Paradoxes of Religion

    By Bulent Diken

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The book intervenes into the contemporary debate on religion, politics and economy, focusing on the field of formation which emerges as these seemingly autonomous spheres encounter one another in the context of contemporary forms of governmentality. Empirically, it concentrates on examples from...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Revolt, Revolution, Critique

    The Paradox of Society

    By Bulent Diken

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    In contemporary society the idea of ‘revolution’ seems to have become obsolete. What is more untimely than the idea of revolution today? At the same time, however, the idea of radical change no longer refers to exceptional circumstances but has become normalized as part of daily life. Ours is a ‘...

    Published December 5th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Nihilism

    By Bulent Diken

    Series: Key Ideas

    Most significant problems of contemporary life have their origins in nihilism and its paradoxical logic, which is simultaneously destructive to and constitutive of society. Yet, in social theory, nihilism is a surprisingly under-researched topic. This book develops a systematic account of nihilism...

    Published November 21st 2008 by Routledge

  4. Sociology Through the Projector

    By Bulent Diken, Carsten Bagge Laustsen

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    Sociology through the Projector takes issue with the question of how contemporary film can help answering the general, abstract but still urgent question: what is the social today? This book explains the performative relation to contemporary social theory in which cinema functions as a tool for...

    Published March 19th 2008 by Routledge

  5. The Culture of Exception

    Sociology Facing the Camp

    By Bulent Diken, Carsten B. Laustsen

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    We live in an ever-fragmenting society, in which distinctions between culture and nature, biology and politics, law and transgression, mobility and immobility, reality and representation, seem to be disappearing. This book demonstrates the hidden logic beneath this process, which is also the logic...

    Published June 23rd 2005 by Routledge

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