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  1. Towards a Critical Sociology (Routledge Revivals)

    An Essay on Commonsense and Imagination

    By Zygmunt Bauman

    Series: Review Questions Series

    For the better part of its history sociology shared with commonsense its assumption of the ‘nature-like’ character of society – and consequently developed as the science of unfreedom. In this powerful and engaging work, first published in 1976, Professor Bauman outlines the historical roots of such...

    Published April 15th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Social Justice, Global Dynamics

    Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives

    Edited by Ayelet Banai, Miriam Ronzoni, Christian Schemmel

    Series: Routledge Research in International Relations Theory

    Many theoretical publications make assumptions about the facts of globalization, and in particular about the role and autonomy of the nation state. These factual claims and assumptions often play an important role in justifying the normative conclusions, yet remain under-explored. This...

    Published April 1st 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of Charity

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    For the first time since 1601, a number of leading common law nations have almost simultaneously chosen to revise and place on the statute books the law relating to charity. The Politics of Charity examines the reasons for this and for the varying legislative outcomes. This book examines the...

    Published March 25th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Niklas Luhmann

    By Christian Borch

    Series: Key Sociologists

    Niklas Luhmann offers an accessible introduction to one of the most important sociologists of our time. It presents the key concepts within Luhmann’s multifaceted theory of modern society, and compares them with the work of other key social theorists such as Jürgen Habermas, Michel Foucault, and...

    Published March 25th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Korea Confronts Globalization

    Edited by Yunshik Chang, Hyun-ho Seok, Donald Baker

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    Korea Confronts Globalization looks at the way in which the phenomenon of globalization has impacted on Korean society in terms of national identity, corporate change, labour markets, democracy, tradition and social policy, and the implications for Korea's social cohesion in a continually...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  6. A Companion to Life Course Studies

    The Social and Historical Context of the British Birth Cohort Studies

    Edited by Michael E.J. Wadsworth, John Bynner

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Since the end of the Second World War, society has been characterised by rapid and extensive political, economic, scientific, and technological change. Opportunities for education, employment, human relations, and good health, have all been greatly affected by those changes, as have all aspects of...

    Published March 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  7. Hope and Feminist Theory

    Edited by Rebecca Coleman, Debra Ferreday

    Hope is central to marginal politics which speak of desires for equality or simply for a better life. Feminism might be characterised as a politics of hope, a movement underpinned by a utopian drive for equality. This version of hope has been used, for example in Barack Obama’s phrase ‘the audacity...

    Published March 21st 2011 by Routledge

  8. Administrative Reforms and Democratic Governance

    Edited by Jean-Michel Eymeri-Douzans, Jon Pierre

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    After a quarter of a century of implementation of New Public Management (NPM) reform strategies, this book assesses the major real outcomes of these reforms on states and public sectors, at both the organisational level and a more political level. Unlike most previous accounts of reform, this book...

    Published March 16th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Woman Citizen's Library (ES 6-vol. set)

    ? Planned and published by the Civics Society in Chicago from 1913 to 1914, this is a series of publications for the leaders of the women’s movement offering advice to American women on everything they should learn at the time when they were just about to obtain woman suffrage. ? In a total of...

    Published March 15th 2011 by Edition Synapse

  10. Intellectuals and Politics (Routledge Revivals)

    By Robert Brym

    This essay, first published in 1980, analyses the relationship between intellectuals’ social locations and their political orientations. Dr Brym provides a critical discussion of the various sociological views of intellectuals and specifies some of the social conditions which encourage...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Routledge