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New and Published Books

  1. Public Indecency in England 1857-1960

    'A Serious and Growing Evil’

    By David J Cox, Kim Stevenson, Candida Harris, Judith Rowbotham

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    Throughout the nineteenth century and twentieth century, various attempts were made to define and control problematic behaviour in public by legal and legislative means through the use of a somewhat nebulous concept of ‘indecency’. Remarkably however, public indecency remains a much...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Race and the Origins of American Neoliberalism

    By Randolph Hohle

    Series: Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

    Why did the United States forsake its support for public works projects, public schools, public spaces, and high corporate taxes for the neoliberal project that uses the state to benefit businesses at the expense of citizens? The short answer to this question is race. This book argues that the...

    Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Genealogies of Emotions, Intimacies, and Desire

    Theories of Changes in Emotional Regimes from Medieval Society to Late Modernity

    By Ann Brooks

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    This book traces changes in emotional regimes from medieval society to late modernity, in particular exploring the role of intimacy as a driver of emotions. It conducts a systematic study of key conceptual frameworks developed by theorists in understanding the relationship between emotional...

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Sociological Theory (Routledge Revivals)

    Pretence and Possibility

    By Keith Dixon

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1973, this book is concerned with the question of whether Sociology is, or ought to be, a theoretical science. Keith Dixon argues that the pretence to the theoretical is a hindrance to the development of the field of Sociology, which devalues significant empirical work by giving...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Mining and Social Change (Routledge Revivals)

    Durham County in the Twentieth Century

    By Martin Bulmer

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The strong community ties of mining villages are the central concern of this book, which deals with the social history and sociology of mining in County Durham in the twentieth century. Focusing on the country as a whole, this title, first published in 1978, asks what is most distinctive about the...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Fragments of Modernity (Routledge Revivals)

    Theories of Modernity in the Work of Simmel, Kracauer and Benjamin

    By David Frisby

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Fragments of Modernity, first published in 1985, provides a critical introduction to the work of three of the most original German thinkers of the early twentieth century. In their different ways, all three illuminated the experience of the modern urban life, whether in mid nineteenth-century Paris...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The History of Migration in Europe

    Perspectives from Economics, Politics and Sociology

    Edited by Francesca Fauri

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The History of Migration in Europe belies several myths by arguing, for example, that immobility has not been the "normal" condition of people before the modern era. Migration (far from being an income-maximizing choice taken by lone individuals) is often a household strategy, and local wages...

    Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of European Sociology

    Edited by Sokratis Koniordos, Alexandros Kyrtsis

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of European Sociology explores the main aspects of the work and scholarship of European sociologists during the last sixty years (1950-2010), a period that has shaped the methods and identity of the sociological craft. European social theory has produced a vast...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. An Imperial War and the British Working Class

    Working-Class Attitudes and Reactions to the Boer War, 1899-1902

    By Richard Price

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Autobiographies of Transformation

    Lives in Central and Eastern Europe

    Edited by Mike Keen, Janusz Mucha

    Series: Studies in European Sociology

    Autobiographies of Transformation is a completely unique history of sociology in Central and Eastern Europe in the post-Communist era. Through the autobiographies of ten key sociological witnesses from the region, the sociological imagination is turned upon itself, resulting in a...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge