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  1. Robert Owen and the Owenites in Britain and America (Routledge Revivals)

    The Quest for the New Moral World

    By John Harrison

    Robert Owen and the Owenites were associated with the rise of an early industrial society in Britain and with the development of an agricultural, frontier society in the United States during the first half of the nineteenth century. This book, originally published in 1969, was the first to use both...

    Published November 25th 2009 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge International Handbook of Globalization Studies

    Edited by Bryan S Turner

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge International Handbook of Globalization Studies offers students clear and informed chapters on the history of globalization and key theories that have considered the causes and consequences of the globalization process. There are substantive sections looking at demographic,...

    Published November 15th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Limits to Globalization

    North-South Divergence

    By William R. Thompson, Rafael Reuveny

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    In the post-Cold War era, economic globalization has loomed, at least for some, as the world system's next crisis carrier, creating winners and losers and trampling on the distinctiveness of local cultures. Yet the liberal assumption is that if the market does its job, the poor will catch up to the...

    Published July 21st 2009 by Routledge

  4. Reflexive Historical Sociology

    By Arpad Szakolczai

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    This book reconstructs and brings together the work of a number of social and political theorists in order to gain new insight on the emergence and character of modern Western society. It examines the intersection point of social theory and historical sociology in a new theoretical approach called...

    Published June 8th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Challenging Institutional Analysis and Development

    The Bloomington School

    By Paul Dragos Aligica, Peter J. Boettke

    Challenging Institutional Analysis and Development demonstrates the importance of one of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economics winners Elinor Ostrom's research program. The Bloomington School has become one of the most dynamic, well recognized and productive centers of the New Institutional Theory...

    Published May 21st 2009 by Routledge

  6. The Obituary as Collective Memory

    By Bridget Fowler

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The first serious academic study of obituaries, this book focuses on how societies remember. Bridget Fowler makes great use of the theories of Pierre Bordieu, arguing that obituaries are one important component in society's collective memory. This book, the first of its kind, will find a place...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Enchantments of Modernity

    Empire, Nation, Globalization

    By Saurabh Dube

    Series: Critical Asian Studies

    The notion of modernity hinges on a break with the past, such as superstitions, medieval worlds, and hierarchical traditions. It follows that modernity suggests the disenchantment of the world, yet the processes of modernity also create their own enchantments in the mapping and making of the modern...

    Published December 30th 2008 by Routledge India

  8. Society

    Edited by Reiner Grundmann, Nico Stehr

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    What is the nature of our current societies? Do we see a clash of civilizations, or the end of history? The advent of globalization, or the birth of the network society? Are we witnessing the emergence of a risk society, or the advent of the knowledge society? More fundamentally, is ‘society’ an...

    Published December 14th 2008 by Routledge

  9. In So Many Words

    Women’s Life Experiences from Western and Eastern India

    Edited by Aparna Basu, Malavika Karlekar

    This volume will mark a new trend in dealing with women’s varied experiences of life: individual introductions situate the narrator in a context – and then her voice takes over, with no intervention from the editors (except to provide footnotes wherever necessary). The personal narrative — be it an...

    Published December 30th 2007 by Routledge India

  10. The Politics of Regret

    On Collective Memory and Historical Responsibility

    By Jeffrey K. Olick

    In the past decade, Jeffrey Olick has established himself as one of the world’s pre-eminent sociologists of memory (and, related to this, both cultural sociology and social theory). His recent book on memory in postwar Germany, In the House of the Hangman (University of Chicago Press, 2005) has...

    Published June 19th 2007 by Routledge