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Forthcoming Historical Sociology Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published April 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. An Introduction to Chinese Sociology

    By Xiaogang Wu

    This book starts with a description of the development of Chinese sociology since its re-establishment in 1979, and links it to the broad historical contexts of China's economic transitions. It then moves on to provide an introduction to Chinese sociological thinking, including the main...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Twentieth Century Population Thinking

    A Critical Reader of Primary Sources

    By The Population Knowledge Network

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This reader provides a comprehensive overview of the history of demography and historical perspectives on "population" in the twentieth century. It presents primary sources from all over the globe, covering a wide range of actors and historical situations. Organized into eight thematic sections,...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge