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Forthcoming Philosophy of Social Science Books

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  1. 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 July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. Philosophical Perspectives on Play

    Edited by Malcolm MacLean, Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall

    Philosophical Perspectives on Play develops a richer understanding of the concept and nature of play and its relation to human life and value. Organised around four central themes - metaphysics/ontology, ethics, aesthetics and play(ing) at the limits – the book extends and challenges notions of...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. Critical Realist Marxism of Education

    By Grant Banfield

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

    The book will argue that Marxism underlaboured by critical realism makes a significant difference not only to how education is viewed but also (potentially) in the practical realisation of education’s revolutionary impulse. It will build upon the work of the thesis by advancing what was imminent...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Explaining Inequality

    By Maurizio Franzini, Mario Pianta

    Inequality within advanced countries has returned to levels typical of a century ago. At the global level it remains extremely high despite the rapid growth of major developing countries such as China, India and Brazil. This makes inequality a major economic issue and a major social problem and...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 culture and concepts – including ideas like marginalisation and professionalization – relate to the people they work with and the fields they practice in....

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Cosmopolitan Asia

    Littoral Epistemologies of the Global South

    Edited by Sharmani Patricia Gabriel, Fernando Rosa

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    One key concept in the large body of scholarship concerned with theorizing social relations is the idea of "cosmopolitanism". This book explores the idea of cosmopolitanism as it relates to Asia. The book considers a wide range of subjects - present and historical, real, as represented in...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 October 1st 2015 by Routledge