'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 4th 2014 by Routledge
Written under the shadow of the global financial crisis, this book charts the current shape of global finance and tries to explain why the crisis arose – and what can be done about it. Economics alone cannot fully explain how global finance operates, and why it is so crisis prone. Global Finance...
Published March 4th 2012 by Routledge
First published in 1989, this reissue concerns itself with the relevance of Max Weber's sociology for the understanding of modern times. The book outlines key tennets of Weber's sociology and points to the valuable legacy of Weber's thought in contemporary intellectual debate,...
Published July 31st 2011 by Routledge
Economy and Society is a major landmark in the recent emergence of economic sociology. Robert J. Holton provides a major new synthesis of social scientific thinking on the inter-relationship between economy and society arguing for the importance of politics and culture to the functioning of the...
Published August 26th 1992 by Routledge