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  1. Emile Durkheim

    Sociologist and Moralist

    Edited by Stephen Turner

    International scholarship over the last twenty years has produced a new understanding of Emile Durkheim as a thinker. It has contributed to reassembling what, for Durkheim, was always a whole: a sociological selection on morals and moral activism. This volume presents an overview of Durkheim's...

    To Be Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Sociology Responds to Fascism

    Edited by Dirk Kasler, Stephen Turner

    We know a lot about the sociology of fascism, but how have sociologists responded to fascism when confronted with it in their own lives? How courageous or compromising have they been? And why has this history been shrouded in silence for so long? In this major work of historical scholarship...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. A Global Environmental Right

    By Stephen Turner

    The development of an international substantive environmental right has long been a contested issue. Concurrently, environmental rights have developed in a fragmented way and to a limited extent through different legal regimes. This book examines the potential for the development of a global...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Sociological Theory in Transition (RLE Social Theory)

    Edited by Mark L. Wardell, Stephen P. Turner

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    Current sociological theories appear to have lost their general persuasiveness in part because, unlike the theories of the ‘classical era’, they fail to maintain an integrated stance toward society, and the practical role that sociology plays in society. The authors explore various facets of this...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Understanding the Tacit

    By Stephen P. Turner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    This book outlines a new account of the tacit, meaning tacit knowledge, presuppositions, practices, traditions, and so forth. It includes essays on topics such as underdetermination and mutual understanding, and critical discussions of the major alternative approaches to the tacit, including...

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Politics of Expertise

    By Stephen P. Turner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    This book collects case studies and theoretical papers on expertise, focusing on four major themes: legitimation, the aggregation of knowledge, the distribution of knowledge and the distribution of power. It focuses on the institutional means by which the distribution of knowledge and the...

    Published November 4th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Routledge International Handbook of Contemporary Social and Political Theory

    Edited by Gerard Delanty, Stephen P. Turner

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The triangular relationship between the social, the political and the cultural has opened up social and political theory to new challenges. The social can no longer be reduced to the category of society, and the political extends beyond the traditional concerns of the nature of the state and...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

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