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1-10 of 13 results in Critical Realism: Interventions (Routledge Critical Realism)
Problems of Theory and Practice
In this important new text, Holland seeks to explain, by means of social scientific and philosophical inquiry, the difficulties that researchers often experience when attempting to integrate knowledge from different academic disciplines, either individually or as part of a team of subject...
Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge
Many have wondered about the similarity in name of American critical realism and the movement of the same name begun by Roy Bhaskar. The figure of Maurice Mandelbaum complicates the relationship, not only due to his career bridging the two movements but also Mandelbaum’s concern not only with...
Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge
Engaging Critical Realism and Archaeological Theory
Is current archaeological theory stuck at an impasse? Sandra Wallace argues that archaeological theory has become mired as a result of logical and ontological contradictions. By showing that these contradictions are a result of common underlying philosophical assumptions and fallacies this book is...
Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge
Applied Social Realist Theory
A Hospice in Change: Applied Social Realist Theory reports upon a study into aspects of the ways in which structural and organisational developments, professional cultures and ‘bedside’ or patient focused clinical practice interact within a single UK institution. While the findings of this study...
Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge
Nancy Fraser and Pierre Bourdieu
Nancy Fraser’s work provides a theory of justice from multiple perspectives which has created a powerful frame for the analysis of political, moral and pragmatic dilemmas in an era of global capitalism and cultural pluralism. It has been developed through dialogue with key contemporary thinkers,...
Published August 9th 2007 by Routledge
The Political Forms of Modernity Beyond Methodological Nationalism
A Social Theory of the Nation-State: the political forms of modernity beyond methodological nationalism, construes a novel and original social theory of the nation-state. It rejects nationalistic ways of thinking that take the nation-state for granted as much as globalist orthodoxy that speaks of...
Published July 16th 2007 by Routledge
Dictionary of Critical Realism fulfils a vital gap in the literature, Critical Realism is often criticised for being too opaque and deploying too much jargon, thereby making the concepts inaccessible for a wider audience. However, as Hartwig puts it 'Just as the tools of the various skilled trades...
Published March 1st 2007 by Routledge
From Kant and Hegel to Marx and Engels
First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
Published September 21st 2006 by Routledge
Critical Realism and God
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
The Impossible Partnership
Can capitalism and citizenship co-exist? In recent years advocates of the Third Way have championed the idea of public-spirited capitalism as the antidote to the many problems confronting the modern world. This book develops a multi-disciplinary theory of citizenship, exploring the human abilities...
Published July 17th 2003 by Routledge