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  1. The Antinomies of Classical Thought: Marx and Durkheim (Theoretical Logic in Sociology)

    By Jeffrey C. Alexander

    Series: Theoretical Logic in Sociology

    This volume challenges prevailing understanding of the two great founders of sociological thought. In a detailed and systematic way the author demonstrates how Marx and Durkheim gradually developed the fundamental frameworks for sociological materialism and idealism. While most recent interpreters...

    Published January 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. A History of Alcohol and Drugs in Modern South Asia

    Intoxicating Affairs

    Edited by Harald Fischer-Tiné, Jana Tschurenev

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    At the beginning of the 21st century, alcoholism, transnational drug trafficking and drug addiction constitute major problems in various South Asian countries. The production, circulation and consumption of intoxicating substances created (and responded to) social upheavals in the region and had...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Max Weber

    Collected Methodological Writings

    Edited by Hans Henrik Bruun, Sam Whimster

    Series: Weber in Translation

    Weber’s methodological writings form the bedrock of key ideas across the social sciences. His discussion of value freedom and value commitment, causality, understanding and explanation, theory building and ideal types have been of fundamental importance, and their impact remains undiminished today....

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Understanding European Movements

    New Social Movements, Global Justice Struggles, Anti-Austerity Protest

    Edited by Cristina Flesher Fominaya, Laurence Cox

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    European social movements have been central to European history, politics, society and culture, and have had a global reach and impact. Yet they have rarely been taken on their own terms in the English-language literature, considered rather as counterpoints to the US experience. This has been...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Historical Tales and National Identity

    An introduction to narrative social psychology

    By János László

    Social psychologists argue that people’s past weighs on their present. Consistent with this view, Historical Tales and National Identity outlines a theory and a methodology which provide tools for better understanding the relation between the present psychological condition of a society and...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Mobility, Space and Culture

    By Peter Merriman

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    Over the past ten to fifteen years there has emerged an increasing concern with mobility in the social sciences and humanities. In Mobility, Space and Culture, Peter Merriman provides an important and timely contribution to the mobilities turn in the social sciences, encouraging academics to...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Trade in Lunacy

    A Study of Private Madhouses in England in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

    By William Ll. Parry-Jones

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

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Paradigm of International Social Development

    Ideologies, Development Systems and Policy Approaches

    By Murli Desai

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    This book takes a historical approach to analyse ideologies, policy approaches and development systems that have constructed the paradigm of international social development. It aims to review the social construction of "development" by tracing the historical dynamics of the modern ideologies and...

    Published October 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Evidence and Explanation in Social Science

    An Inter-disciplinary Approach

    Edited by Gerald Studdert-Kennedy

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1975. The main concern of this book is the nature of the gap between the theoretical issues, raised at an abstract level by social scientists, and their facts, the material organized in an empirical analysis. The author draws on material from several disciplines to explore...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge