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Forthcoming Historical Sociology Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Gabriel Tarde

    Two Essays

    Edited by Matei Candea

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The recent surge of interest in nineteenth century sociologist Gabriel Tarde, fuelled in the English-speaking world primarily by second-hand discussions of his work, has produced and will continue to produce a broad demand for full English language versions of the author’s key texts. The...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Thinking Critically About Happiness

    By Jordan McKenzie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Building on the established research on the sociology of emotion and affect, this book provides an introduction to the sociology of happiness with a distinct focus on the analysis of macro level social processes. Addressing the key debates, themes, and perspectives in happiness research with a...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Identity and Memory in Post-Soviet Central Asia

    Uzbekistan's Soviet Past

    By Timur Dadabaev

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    Central Asian states have experienced a number of historical changes that have challenged their traditional societies and lifestyles. The most significant changes occurred as a result of the revolution in 1917, the incorporation of the region into the Soviet Union, and gaining independence after...

    To Be Published August 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Climate Action Upsurge

    The Ethnography of Climate Movement Politics

    By Stuart Rosewarne, James Goodman, Rebecca Pearse

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    In the late 2000s climate action became a defining feature of the international political agenda. Evidence of global warming and accelerating greenhouse gas emissions created a new sense of urgency and, despite consensus on the need for action, the growing failure of international climate policy...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. What Did The Baby Boomers Ever Do For Us?

    By Francis Beckett

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 2010, this book explores the legacy of the baby boomers: the generation who, born in the aftermath of the Second World War, came of age in the radical sixties where for the first time since the War, there was freedom, money, and safe sex. In this book, Francis Beckett argues that...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Historical Justice

    Edited by Klaus Neumann

    The yearning for historical justice – that is, for the redress of past wrongs – has become one of the defining features of our age. Governments, international bodies and civil society organisations address historical injustices through truth commissions, tribunals, official apologies and other...

    To Be Published August 24th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Twentieth Century Population Thinking

    A Critical Reader of Primary Sources

    Edited by The Population Knowledge Network

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This reader on the history of demography and historical perspectives on "population" in the twentieth century features a unique collection of primary sources from around the globe, written by scholars, politicians, journalists, and activists. Many of the sources are available in English for the...

    To Be Published October 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Drinking Water: A Socio-economic Analysis of Historical and Societal Variation

    By Mark Harvey

    In this fascinating and challenging work, the author analyses the way water for drinking is produced, distributed, owned, acquired, and consumed in contrasting ways in different settings. From the taken-for-granted, all-purpose water, flowing out of taps in advanced economies to extreme...

    To Be Published October 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Immigration, Assimilation, and the Cultural Construction of American National Identity

    By Shannon Latkin Anderson

    Series: Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

    Over the course of the 20th century, there have been three primary narratives of American national identity: the melting pot, Anglo-Protestantism, and cultural pluralism/multi-culturalism. This book offers a social and historical perspective on what shaped each of these imaginings, when each came...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Collective Memories in War

    Edited by Krzysztof Kosela, Elena Rozhdestvenskaya, Victoria Semenova, Irina Tartakovskaya

    Series: Studies in European Sociology

    This edited collection offers an empirical exploration of social memory in the context of politics, war, identity and culture. With a substantive focus on Eastern Europe, it employs the methodologies of visual studies, content and discourse analysis, in-depth interviews and surveys to substantiate...

    To Be Published December 7th 2015 by Routledge