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  1. Power and Emotion

    Edited by Jonathan G. Heaney, Helena Flam

    This collection is concerned with two fundamental concepts of social science– power and emotion. Power permeates all human relationships and is constitutive of social, economic, and political life. It stands at the centre of social and political theorizing, and its study has enriched scholarship...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Welfare and the Welfare State

    Present and Future

    By Bent Greve

    The welfare state plays a key role in people’s everyday lives in developed societies. At the same time, the welfare state is contested and there are constant discussions on how and to what degree the state should intervene, influence and have an impact on the development of society. Recent years...

    Published August 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Civil Society and Global Poverty

    Hegemony, Inclusivity, Legitimacy

    By Clive Gabay

    Series: Routledge/Warwick Studies in Globalisation

    The Global Call to Action against Poverty (GCAP) is world’s largest civil society movement fighting against poverty and inequality, incorporating over 100 affiliated country-level coalitions. It has become a significant global actor and its annual days of mobilisation now attract over 175 million...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Biology and Political Science

    By Robert Blank, Samuel M. Hines Jnr.

    Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

    This book demonstrates the increasing interest of some social scientists in the theories, research and findings of life sciences in building a more interdisciplinary approach to the study of politics. It discusses the development of biopolitics as an academic perspective within political science,...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Mobilising Modernity

    The Nuclear Moment

    By Ian Welsh

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    During the nuclear heyday of the post-war years advocates of atomic power promised cheap electricity and a prosperous future. From the present, however, this promise seems tarnished by accidents, leaks and a lack of public confidence. Mobilising Modernity traces this journey from confidence in...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Cultural Overstretch?

    Differences Between Old and New Member States of the EU and Turkey

    By Jurgen Gerhards

    Series: Routledge/ESA Studies in European Societies

    Within a few years the European Union will be enlarged from fifteen to twenty-eight member states, including Turkey. Cultural Overstretch investigates whether the new countries culturally fit into the European Union. Interpreting the European treaties and the European Law, Gerhards describes...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Pareto, Economics and Society

    The Mechanical Analogy

    By Michael McLure

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Vilfredo Pareto was one of the great systems theorists of the twentieth century, embracing economics, psychology, sociology and politics. In this important work, Michael McLure takes as his subject of study the rapport between Pareto's economic and sociological theory, and consequently, illuminates...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Civil Resistance and Conflict Transformation

    Transitions from armed to nonviolent struggle

    Edited by Véronique Dudouet

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book investigates the decision-making process, rationale and determining factors which underlie the strategic shifts of armed movements from violent to nonviolent resistance. The revival of global interest in the phenomenon of nonviolent struggle since the 2011 Arab Spring offers a welcome...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Longue Durée of the Far-Right

    An International Historical Sociology

    Edited by Richard Saull, Alexander Anievas, Neil Davidson, Adam Fabry

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern History

    This volume brings together a number of international scholars to offer an original analysis of far-right movements and politics, challenging the existing literature through a very different methodological and theoretical perspective. The approach offered here is that of ‘longue durée’ analysis,...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Citizens in the Making in Post-Soviet States

    By Olena Nikolayenko

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    The political outlook of young people in the countries of the former Soviet Union is crucial to their countries’ future political development. This is particularly relevant now as the first generation without firsthand experience of communism at first hand is approaching adulthood. Based on...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge