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  1. Animals and Society (RLE Social Theory)

    The Humanity of Animal Rights

    By Keith Tester

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    Animals and Society uses a variety of historical sources and a coherent social theory to tell the story of the invention of animal rights. It moves from incidents like the medieval execution of pigs to a discussion of the politics and strategies of modern rights organisations. The book also...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Civil Society (RLE Social Theory)

    By Keith Tester

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    This major study discusses some of the meanings and preconditions of freedom, responsibility and social order. The author argues that these are problems of modernity. The imagination of civil society created a milieu which was at once the location and defence of social self-sufficiency in the world...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Flaneur (RLE Social Theory)

    By Keith Tester

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    Timely and original, this collection of essays from the leading figures in their fields throws new and valuable light on the significance and future of flânerie. The flâneur is usually identified as the ‘man of the crowd’ of Edgar Allen Poe and Charles Baudelaire, and as one of the heroes of Walter...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Panic

    By Keith Tester

    Series: Shortcuts

    Impending environmental catastrophe, threat of terrorism, viruses both biological and virtual, disease: there seem to be so many reasons to panic today. But what is panic and why does it happen? This book uses a range of literature from sociology, cultural studies and popular psychology to develop...

    Published November 9th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Inhuman Condition

    By Keith Tester

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 7th 1995 by Routledge

  6. Media Culture & Morality

    By Keith Tester

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 21st 1994 by Routledge

  7. The Life and Times of Post-Modernity

    By Keith Tester

    'Postmodernity' is often claimed as a great transformation in society and culture. But is it? In this book Keith Tester casts a cautious eye on such grandiose claims. Tester draws on a series of themes and stories from European sociology and literature to show that many of the great statements...

    Published September 2nd 1993 by Routledge

  8. The Two Sovereigns

    Social Contradictions of European Modernity

    By Keith Tester

    This book is invariably stimulating, containing many interesting and provocative ideas on issues central both to social theory and to making sense of the world(s) in which we live. It develops a series of original images or metaphors - gardens v. allotments, double strangers and so on - as aids to...

    Published July 2nd 1992 by Routledge

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