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  1. Culture, Class, Distinction

    By Tony Bennett, Mike Savage, Elizabeth Bortolaia Silva, Alan Warde, Modesto Gayo-Cal, David Wright

    Series: CRESC

    Culture, Class, Distinction is major contribution to international debates regarding the role of cultural capital in relation to modern forms of inequality. Drawing on a national study of the organisation of cultural practices in contemporary Britain, the authors review Bourdieu’s...

    Published August 16th 2009 by Routledge

  2. The Elements of Social Justice (Routledge Revivals)

    By L. T. Hobhouse

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1922, this title written by L. T. Hobhouse, British politician and one of the leading theorists of Social Liberalism, is a seminal work concerning the social application of ethical principles for the common good. The object of the book is to show that social and...

    Published July 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  3. We Are Not Garbage!

    The Homeless Movement in Tokyo, 1994-2002

    By Miki Hasegawa

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    This book offers a full history of a homeless movement in Tokyo that lasted nearly a decade. It shows how homeless people and their external supporters in the city combined their scarce resources to generate and sustain the movement. The study advocates a more nuanced analysis of movement gains to...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. Contextualizing Homelessness

    Critical Theory, Homelessness, and Federal Policy Addressing the Homeless

    By Kenneth Kyle

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    This project employs three different disciplinary approaches--social constructionism, policy analysis, and rhetorical analysis--as a first step toward a critical theory of homelessness....

    Published March 5th 2009 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. Marxism, Cultural Studies and Sport

    Edited by Ben Carrington, Ian McDonald

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

    The cultural ubiquity, political prominence and economic significance of contemporary sport present fertile terrain for its critical socio-cultural analysis. From corporate and media dominated mega-events like the Olympic Games, to state programmes for nation-building and health promotion, to the...

    Published December 4th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Max Weber on Capitalism, Bureaucracy and Religion

    Edited by Stanislav Andreski

    For this important selection from Weber, sections of text from Weber's major works (Gesammelte, Aufsatze Zur Religionssoziologie, including The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism; General Economic History; and The Agrarian Sociology of Ancient Civilisations) have been carefully edited...

    Published October 9th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Max Weber, Rationality and Modernity

    Edited by Sam Whimster, Dr Scott Lash

    This book brings together leading figures in history, sociology, political science, feminism and critical theory to interpret, evaluate, criticize and update Weber's legacy. In a collection of specially commissioned pieces and translated articles the Weberian scholarship recognizes Max Weber as the...

    Published October 9th 2008 by Routledge

  10. (Mis)recognition, Social Inequality and Social Justice

    Nancy Fraser and Pierre Bourdieu

    Edited by Terry Lovell

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Nancy Fraser’s work provides a theory of justice from multiple perspectives which has created a powerful frame for the analysis of political, moral and pragmatic dilemmas in an era of global capitalism and cultural pluralism. It has been developed through dialogue with key contemporary thinkers,...

    Published December 23rd 2007 by Routledge