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Forthcoming Philosophy of Social Science Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Property Rights (Routledge Revivals)

    Philosophic Foundations

    By Lawrence C. Becker

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Property Rights: Philosophic Foundations, first published in 1977, comprehensively examines the general justifications for systems of private property rights, and discusses with great clarity the major arguments as to the rights and responsibilities of property ownership. In particular, the...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Studies in Applied Economics

    By Léon Walras

    Edited by Jan Van Daal

    Léon Walras (1834-1910) was one of the key thinkers behind the development of marginal utility theory and his introduction of general equilibrium theory is one of the cornerstones of modern economic thought. Now, his seminal work Études d'économie politique appliquée, first published in 1898, is...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Making of Modern Economics

    The Lives and Ideas of the Great Thinkers

    By Mark Skousen

    This book presents a bold, engaging and updated history of economics--the dramatic story of how the great economic thinkers built today's rigorous social science. Noted financial writer and economist Mark Skousen has revised this popular work, now in its third edition. This comprehensive, yet...

    To Be Published August 24th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Philosophical Perspectives on Play

    Edited by Malcolm MacLean, Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall

    Philosophical Perspectives on Play builds on the disciplinary and paradigmatic bridges constructed between the study of philosophy and play in The Philosophy of Play (Routledge, 2013) to develop a richer understanding of the concept and nature of play and its relation to human life and value. Made...

    To Be Published August 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Punishing the Other

    The social production of immorality revisited

    Edited by Anna Eriksson

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Punishing the Other draws on the work of Zygmunt Bauman to discuss contemporary discourses and practices of punishment and criminalization. Bringing together some of the most exciting international scholars, both established and emerging, this book engages with Bauman’s thesis of the social...

    To Be Published September 16th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Resisting Biopolitics

    Philosophical, Political, and Performative Strategies

    Edited by S.E. Wilmer, Audronė Žukauskaitė

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    The topic of biopolitics is a timely one, and it has become increasingly important for scholars to reconsider how life is objectified, mobilized, and otherwise bound up in politics. This cutting-edge volume discusses the philosophical, social, and political notions of biopolitics, as well as the...

    To Be Published September 18th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Critical Realism for Marxist Sociology of Education

    By Grant Banfield

    Series: New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)

    This book offers a critical realist intervention into the field of Marxist Sociology of Education. Critical realism, as developed by British philosopher Roy Bhaskar, is known for its capacity to serve as a conceptual underlabourer to applied fields like education. Indeed, its success in clarifying...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Key Debates in Social Work and Philosophy

    By Tom Grimwood

    In order to practice effectively in today’s complex and changing environment, social workers need to have an understanding of how contemporary cultural and philosophical concepts relate to the people they work with and the fields they practice in. Exploring the ideas of philosophers, including...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. On Abstract and Historical Hypotheses and on Value-Judgments in Economic Sciences

    By Luigi Einaudi

    Edited by Paolo Silvestri

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Luigi Einaudi (1874-1961) was a leading liberal economist, economic historian and political figure. This book provides the English-speaking world with a first critical edition of an unpublished version of Einaudi’s most important epistemological essay. The issues analysed here lie at the core of...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge