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Forthcoming Philosophy of Social Science Books

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  1. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Philosophy, Politics and Economics of Finance

    From Hubris to Disgrace

    Edited by Patrick O'Sullivan, Nigel 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Dialectics in World Politics

    Edited by Shannon Brincat

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book explores the conceptual, methodological and praxeological elements of dialectical analysis in world politics. As dialectics has remained an under-theorised analytical tool in international relations (IR) theory and the social sciences as a whole, this volume will provide a necessary...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 April 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 May 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Power and Crime

    By Vincenzo Ruggiero

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    This book posits that criminologists can learn more about power and crime by looking to disciplines outside of criminology. Although arguably a ‘rendezvous’ discipline, Vincenzo Ruggiero argues that criminology can gain much insight from the political sciences, ethics, social theory, critical legal...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Economic Necessity, Political Contingency and the Limits of Post-Marxism

    By Ceren Özselçuk

    Series: New Political Economy

    Post-Marxism emerged in the 1970s and 80s as a way to retain certain insights from Marxism while disposing of its indefensible and destructive elements, especially the tendency to reduce all social change to the economic base. This book offers a new and critical reading of post-Marxism, arguing...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 July 31st 2015 by Routledge