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Forthcoming Philosophy of Social Science Books

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  1. Liberality and Civilization (Routledge Revivals)

    By Gilbert Murray

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1938, these lectures argue that liberality is the foundation of civilization. According to Gilbert Murray, civilization provides the surplus of security, leisure and wealth that makes liberality possible; a failure of liberality is the surest test of the failure of a civilization...

    To Be Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The History of Complexity Economics

    By Magda Fontana

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The last two decades have witnessed the growing influence of complexity analyses on the physical, biological and social sciences. Economics has not remained indifferent to the power of nonlinear interactions to generate complex structures and an astonishing range of potential behaviours. Indeed,...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World

    a philosophy for success through education

    By Matthew L.N. Wilkinson

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

    A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World provides a comprehensively theorised and practical approach to thinking systematically and deeply about Islam and Muslims in a multi-faith world. It makes the case for a contemporary educational philosophy to help young Muslims surmount the challenges of...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. What is Criminology About?

    Philosophical Reflections

    Edited by Don Crewe, Ronnie Lippens

    Since its inception, criminology has had trouble answering the question of what it is about. But although many consider the answer to this question to be self-evident, this book pursues the provocative possibility that criminology does not know what the object of its study is; it merely knows what...

    To Be Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Towards a Complex Integral Realism

    By Paul Marshall

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Towards a Complex Integral Realism considers the three philosophies of critical realism and their core strengths and weaknesses before then considering an overall common ground against human nature. The book looks ahead to further possible applications of a complex, integral realism, like a complex...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Pierre Bourdieu, Organization, and Management

    Edited by Ahu Tatli, Mustafa Ozbilgin, Mine Karatas-Ozkan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    Pierre Bourdieu, the French sociologist, philosopher, and anthropologist, has been widely studied and analyzed in academic circles, particularly in sociology, where his ideas about power relations in social life helped to define the contemporary field. While many other sociological theories and...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Power and Crime

    By Vincenzo Ruggiero

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    This book provides an analysis of the two concepts of power and crime and posits that criminologists can learn more about these concepts by incorporating ideas from disciplines outside of criminology. Although arguably a "rendezvous" discipline, Vincenzo Ruggiero argues that criminology can gain...

    To Be Published April 17th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Philosophy, Politics and Economics of Finance in the 21st century

    From Hubris to Disgrace

    Edited by Patrick O'Sullivan, Nigel F.B. Allington, Mark Esposito

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    Since 2008 the financial sector has been the subject of extensive criticism. Much of this criticism has focussed on the morality the actors involved in the crisis and its extended aftermath. This book analyses the key moral and political philosophical issues of the crisis and relates them to the...

    To Be Published April 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Radical Sociology of Durkheim and Mauss

    Edited by Mike J. Gane

    In this outstanding collection, Mike Gane brings together a selection of key articles on Durkheim and Mauss showing their points of convergence and divergence. Included here are Mauss's 'A sociological assessment of Bolshevism 1924-5' and his 'Letters on Communism, Fascism and Nazism'. This is an...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge