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  1. Michel Foucault

    2nd Edition

    By Barry Smart

    Series: Key Sociologists

    In investigating the major works of Michel Foucault, Barry Smart focuses on the analysis of the relations of power and knowledge and modes of objectification through which human beings are made subjects; and addresses controversial issues concerning the state and resistance to power. The...

    Published October 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  2. The Frankfurt School and its Critics

    2nd Edition

    By The late Tom Bottomore

    Series: Key Sociologists

    The Institute of Social Research, from which the Frankfurt School developed, was founded in the early years of the Weimar Republic. It survived the Nazi era in exile, to become an important centre of social theory in the postwar era. Early members of the school, such as Adorno, Horkheimer and...

    Published October 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  3. Emile Durkheim

    2nd Edition

    By Prof Kenneth Thompson

    Series: Key Sociologists

    This book examines Durkheim's considerable achievements and situates them in their social and intellectual contexts, with a concise account of the major elements of Durkheim's sociology. The book includes a critical commentary on the four main studies which exemplify Durkheim's contribution to...

    Published September 26th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Georg Simmel

    2nd Edition

    By David Frisby

    Series: Key Sociologists

    Until recently little of Simmel's work was available in translation and certain key texts were unknown outside Germany. David Frisby, the eminent Simmel scholar, provides not only an introduction to the major sociological writings of this important figure, but also an argument for a reconsideration...

    Published September 26th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Daniel Bell

    By Malcolm Waters

    Series: Key Sociologists

    Daniel Bell is perhaps the most famous sociologist of his generation. He has been hailed as the prophet of the emergence of a new society, the postindustrial society, and as one of the leading conservative critics of contemporary culture.In this invaluable introduction, Malcolm Waters presents...

    Published December 28th 1995 by Routledge

  6. Pierre Bourdieu

    By Richard Jenkins

    Series: Key Sociologists

    This short critical introduction to the sociology of Pierre Bourdieu is a model of clarity and insight. Where Bourdieu's original writings are often densely argued and ambiguous, Richard Jenkins is direct, concise and to the point. He emphasises Bourdieu's contirbutions to the theory and...

    Published October 1st 1992 by Routledge

  7. Jurgen Habermas

    By Michael Pusey

    Series: Key Sociologists

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

    Published January 14th 1988 by Routledge

  8. Michel Foucault

    By Barry Smart

    Series: Key Sociologists

    The book considers the themes and issues in Foucault's major works, outlining their breadth and diversity, and revealing the presence of particular developing themes and conceptual continuities , as well as discontinuities....

    Published June 27th 1985 by Routledge

  9. Emile Durkheim

    By Prof Kenneth Thompson

    Series: Key Sociologists

    Published March 18th 1982 by Routledge

  10. Max Weber

    By Dr Frank Parkin, Frank Parkin

    Series: Key Sociologists

    Published March 18th 1982 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Jurgen Habermas
    By Michael Pusey
    To Be Published December 15th 2014
  2. Georges Bataille: The Sacred and Society
    By William Pawlett
    To Be Published March 30th 2015

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