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Forthcoming Social & Political Theory Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Tocqueville's Virus

    Utopia and Dystopia in Western Social and Political Thought

    By Mark Featherstone

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    In the 1850s the social and political theorist Alexis de Tocqueville spoke of ‘a virus of a new and unknown kind’ to explain the inexplicable failure of the French Revolution. This book uses Tocqueville’s idea of the virus to explore the fatal relationship between the concepts of utopia and...

    To Be Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Science, Technology, and Social Change (Routledge Revivals)

    By Steven Yearley

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1988, this book provides students with a way to increase their understanding of the role of science and technology in society. Steven Yearley draws on and develops ideas from research in the sociology and politics of science to address, in particular: the nature of scientific...

    To Be Published January 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Gambling, Work and Leisure (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study Across Three Areas

    By David Downes, D. M. Davies, M. E. David, P. Stone

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Since the legalisation of off-course cash betting in 1960, and the rise of varying forms of gambling, the British have come to be known as a nation of gamblers. Until this study was published in 1976, barely any evidence existed against which to assess the claim that gambling has become a major...

    To Be Published January 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Philosophy of Marx (RLE Marxism)

    By William Leon McBride

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Marxism

    This book, first published in 1977, presents for the first time a serious and systematic assessment of Marx primarily as a philosopher. It considers all major aspects of Marx’s theory – its methodology, its ontological dimensions, its approaches to the descriptions of history and of societies and...

    To Be Published April 6th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Ethical Foundations of Marxism (RLE Marxism)

    By Eugene Kamenka

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Marxism

    The Ethical Foundations of Marxism, first published in 1962 and corrected and revised for a 1972 edition, examines carefully and critically the origin, precise nature and subsequent role of Marx’s ethical beliefs. Drawing freely on Marx’s still largely untranslated philosophical works and drafts...

    To Be Published April 6th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels (RLE Marxism)

    An Analytical Bibliography

    By Cecil L. Eubanks

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Marxism

    The project to publish the works of Marx and Engels continues, and this book, published in 1984, puts together a comprehensive bibliography of their works either written in or translated into English, including books, monographs, articles, chapters and doctoral dissertations, together with the...

    To Be Published April 6th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Marx and the New Individual (RLE Marxism)

    By Ian Forbes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Marxism

    In what is the first sustained analysis of Marx’s attitude to the puzzle of the individual in history and society, this book, first published in 1990, challenges received views on the importance of class analysis and the place of a theory of human nature in Marx’s thought. The radical...

    To Be Published April 6th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Marxism, Class Analysis and Socialist Pluralism (RLE Marxism)

    A Theoretical and Political Critique of Marxist Conceptions of Politics

    By Les Johnston

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Marxism

    This book, first published in 1986, presents a radical challenge to socialist orthodoxy, subjecting a key component of that orthodoxy – Marxism – to sustained criticism. Les Johnston argues that Marxism cannot provide the foundations for a rigorous socialist theory or an effective socialist...

    To Be Published April 6th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Marxism and the Open Mind (RLE Marxism)

    By John Lewis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Marxism

    It has been said that the normal English reaction to uncomfortable facts of life, such as Marxism, is an embarrassed but determined silence. That anyone should experience a desire to enquire into ideas as such, and to probe into the motives influencing them, seems extraordinary. Marxism is, however...

    To Be Published April 6th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Marxism in Asia (RLE Marxism)

    By Colin Mackerras, Nick Knight

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Marxism

    Marxism is a theory which originated in the context of nineteenth-century industrialised Europe. Despite its European origins, Marxism has actually found greatest significance as a doctrine for change in the context of the underdeveloped peasant societies of Asia. This paradox has only been...

    To Be Published April 6th 2015 by Routledge