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Forthcoming Philosophy of Social Science Books

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  1. Liberal Learning and the Art of Self-Governance

    Edited by Emily Chamlee-Wright

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Concerns over affordability and accountability have tended to direct focus away from the central aims of liberal learning, such as preparing minds for free inquiry and inculcating the habits of mind, practical skills, and values necessary for effective participation in civil society. The...

    To Be Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Denial of Nature

    Environmental philosophy in the era of global capitalism

    By Arne Johan Vetlesen

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    A study of the increasingly precarious relationship between humans and nature, this book seeks to go beyond work already contributed to the environmental movement. It does so by highlighting the importance of experiencing, rather than merely theorizing nature, while realizing that such experience...

    To Be Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Deleuze and Guattari on Architecture

    Edited by Graham Livesey

    Series: Critical Assessments in Architecture

    The writings of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari have had an immense impact on architectural discourse during the last two decades, particularly in the realm of digital design and fabrication. Well-known concepts such as the rhizomatics, striated and smooth space, and folding have become part of...

    To Be Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

    There is probably little need to emphasise how topical the whole question of finance and its role in relation to contemporary economic and political events is. Europe is continuing to undergo the most prolonged economic depression since the 1930s and recession predominates over most of the rest of...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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 10th 2015 by Routledge