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  1. Social Capital and Associations in European Democracies

    A Comparative Analysis

    Edited by William A. Maloney, Sigrid Rossteutscher

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This unique book offers an empirical assessment of how social and political involvement relates to theories of citizenship and democracy, providing a detailed comparative assessment of the potential that voluntary organizations offer citizens for social and political participation in several...

    Published April 27th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Theories of Political Protest and Social Movements

    A Multidisciplinary Introduction, Critique, and Synthesis

    By Karl-Dieter Opp

    Political protest and social movements are ubiquitous phenomena. This book focuses on the current theoretical approaches that aim at explaining them: the theory of collective action, the resource mobilization perspective, political opportunity structure theory, the identity approach, the framing...

    Published April 5th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Transnationalism

    By Steven Vertovec

    Series: Key Ideas

    'Transnationalism' refers to multiple ties and interactions linking people or institutions across the borders of nation-states. This book surveys the broader meanings of transnationalism within the study of globalization before concentrating on migrant transnational practices. Each chapter...

    Published March 26th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Citizenship between Past and Future

    Edited by Engin F. Isin, Peter Nyers, Bryan S. Turner

    Citizenship between Past and Future brings together some of the most prominent scholars in the field of citizenship studies to assess, critically and contextually, the ongoing significance of citizenship as an object of study. The authors reflect on the major issues and debates that have emerged in...

    Published March 12th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Max Weber and the Dispute over Reason and Value

    By Stephen P. Turner, Regis A. Factor

    The problem of the nature of values and the relation between values and rationality is one of the defining issues of twentieth-century thought and Max Weber was one of the defining figures in the debate. In this book, Turner and Factor consider the development of the dispute over Max Weber's...

    Published March 8th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Democracy, States, and the Struggle for Social Justice

    Edited by Heather D. Gautney, Neil Smith, Omar Dahbour, Ashley Dawson

    Democracy, States, and the Struggle for Social Justice draws on the fields of geography, political theory, and cultural studies to analyze experiments with novel forms of democracy, highlighting the critical issue of the changing nature of the state and citizenship in the contemporary...

    Published March 5th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Social Isolation in Modern Society

    By Roelof Hortulanus, Anja Machielse, Ludwien Meeuwesen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Social isolation has serious repercussions for people and communities across the globe, yet knowledge about this phenomenon has remained rather limited – until now. The first multidisciplinary study to explore this issue, Social Isolation in Modern Society integrates relevant research traditions...

    Published March 5th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Territorial Conflicts in World Society

    Modern Systems Theory, International Relations and Conflict Studies

    Edited by Stephen Stetter

    Series: New International Relations

    By bringing into dialogue modern systems theory and international relations, this text provides theoretically innovative and empirically rich perspectives on conflicts in world society. This collection contrasts Niklas Luhmann’s theory of world society in modern systems theory with more classical...

    Published February 26th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Urban Fears and Global Terrors

    Citizenship, Multicultures and Belongings After 7/7

    By Victor Jeleniewski Seidler

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    Urban Fears and Global Terrors After 7/7 explores the disruption around that day, taking people back to the events and the sense of loss, fear and mourning that followed. By framing a new landscape of urban fear Victor Seidler shows how new technologies helped to shape responses to a global terror...

    Published February 26th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Cross-National Research Methodology and Practice

    Edited by Linda Hantrais, Steen Mangen

    Cross-National Research Methodology and Practice offers practical guidance for relative newcomers to cross-national research by analysing and evaluating the research process by focusing strongly on best practice in terms of methods and management. It raises a number of important issues for...

    Published February 22nd 2009 by Routledge