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  1. Engaging with the World

    Agency, Institutions, Historical Formations

    Edited by Margaret S Archer, Andrea Maccarini

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    This title reflects the general theme of the 2010 IACR annual conference that was held in Padova, Italy, the aim of which was to provide a fresh view on some cultural and structural changes involving Western societies after the world economic crisis of 2008, from the point of view of...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Conversations About Reflexivity

    Edited by Margaret S. Archer

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    " Reflexivity" is defined as the regular exercise of the mental ability, shared by all normal people, to consider themselves in relation to their (social) contexts and vice versa. In addition to this sociological interest, it allows us to hold idle or trivial internal conversations. Focussing fully...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Transcendence

    Critical Realism and God

    By Margaret S. Archer, Andrew Collier, Douglas V. Porpora

    Series: Critical Realism: Interventions (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Atheism as a belief does not have to present intellectual credentials within academia. Yet to hold beliefs means giving reasons for doing so, ones which may be found wanting. Instead, atheism is the automatic default setting within the academic world. Conversely, religious belief confronts a...

    Published April 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  4. Rational Choice Theory

    Resisting Colonisation

    Edited by Margaret S. Archer, Jonathan Q. Tritter

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Rational Choice Theory is flourishing in sociology and is increasingly influential in other disciplines. Contributors to this volume are convinced that it provides an inadequate conceptualization of all aspects of decision making: of the individuals who make the decisions, of the process by which...

    Published December 14th 2000 by Routledge

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