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  1. Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory brings together as one set and as individual volumes a series of previously out-of-print classic titles from a variety of academic imprints. With books ranging from Advances in Social Theory and Methodology to Capital,...

    To Be Published August 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Critical Realism and Housing Research

    By Julie Lawson

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Since the nineteenth century various housing solutions have evolved, such as sprawling Australian home ownership and compact Dutch social rental housing. This phenomenon cannot be adequately explained with simple descriptions of key events, politics and housing outcomes. Critical Realism and...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Reconstructing Sustainability Science

    Knowledge and action for a sustainable future

    By Thaddeus Miller

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    The growing urgency, complexity and "wickedness" of sustainability problems—from climate change and biodiversity loss to ecosystem degradation and persistent poverty and inequality—present fundamental challenges to scientific knowledge production and its use. While there is little doubt that...

    To Be Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Theory and Practice in Sociology

    By Ian Marsh

    Theory and Practise in Sociology provide's students with a comprehensive, clear and accessible introduction to the main methods of research and the main theoretical approaches in sociology, and help's them examine the relationship between methods and theory. ...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Myth and the Human Sciences

    Hans Blumenberg's Theory of Myth

    By Angus Nicholls

    Series: Theorists of Myth

    This is the first critical analysis in any language of Hans Blumenberg’s theory of myth. Blumenberg can be regarded as the most important German theorist of myth of the second half of the twentieth century, and his Work on Myth (1979) has resonated across disciplines ranging from literary theory,...

    To Be Published December 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Social Capital

    3rd Edition

    By John Field

    Series: Key Ideas

    The term ‘social capital’ is a way of defining the intangible resources of community, shared values and trust upon which we draw in daily life. It has achieved considerable international currency across the social sciences through the very different work of Pierre Bourdieu in France and James...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

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