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  1. Max Weber's Insights and Errors

    By Stanislav Andreski

    Max Weber (1864-1920) is generally recognised as one of the founding fathers of modern sociology. His ideas continue to be discussed by sociologists and historians and much homage is paid to his contribution to knowledge. However, such is the awe which the breadth of his knowledge inspires that...

    Published November 10th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Rousseau and Weber

    By J.G. Merguior

    Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Max Weber, central thinkers to the discussion of political legitimacy, represent two very different stages and forms of social theory: early modern political philosophy and classical sociology. In these studies, Dr Merquior describes and assesses their individual...

    Published November 10th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Theory of Liberty, Legitimacy and Power

    Edited by Vatro Murvar

    The stature of Max Weber (1864-1920) as an interdisciplinary, historical-comparative social scientist has grown steadily. But in view of Professor Murvar, his work has been misinterpreted with remarkable frequency. The aim of this book is to put right certain misconceptions and misinterpretations...

    Published November 10th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Learning to Labour in Post-Soviet Russia

    Vocational youth in transition

    By Charles Walker

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

    This book explores the changing nature of growing-up working-class in post-Soviet Russia, a country dislocated by the experience of neo-liberal economic reform. Based on extensive ethnographic research in a provincial Russian region, it follows the experiences of vocational education graduates...

    Published November 9th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Max Weber and His Contempories

    Max Weber and His Contemporaries provides an unrivalled tour d'horizon of European intellectual life in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and an assessment of the pivotal position within it occupied by Max Weber. Weber's many interests in and contributions to, such diverse fields as...

    Published October 18th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Social Class, Gender and Exclusion from School

    By Jean Kane

    Rising exclusion rates indicate the continuing marginalisation of many young people in education in the UK. Working-class boys, children living in poverty, and children with additional/special educational needs are among those experiencing a disproportionate rate of exclusion. This book traces the...

    Published August 24th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Sport, Theory and Social Problems

    A Critical Introduction

    By Eric Anderson

    What impact does sport have on the lives of ordinary people? How does sport help to perpetuate inequalities in society? What can social theory tell us about the role of sport in society? At their origin competitive sports were institutionalized in Western cultures for the privilege of white,...

    Published June 16th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Multiracial Americans and Social Class

    The Influence of Social Class on Racial Identity

    Edited by Kathleen Odell Korgen

    As the racial hierarchy shifts and inequality between Americans widens, it is important to understand the impact of social class on the rapidly growing multiracial population. Multiracial Americans and Social Class is the first book on multiracial Americans to do so and fills a noticeable void in a...

    Published April 20th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Young People, Class and Place

    Edited by Robert MacDonald, Tracy Shildrick, Shane Blackman

    Under the weight of apparently growing consumer affluence, globalisation and post-modern social theory, many have proclaimed the declining significance of social class and place to young people’s lives – and for social science. Drawing upon new, empirically grounded, theoretically innovative...

    Published February 21st 2010 by Routledge

  10. The Myth of the Russian Intelligentsia

    Old Intellectuals in the New Russia

    By Inna Kochetkova

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

    Russia is one of the few countries in the world where intellectuals existed as a social group and shared a unique social identity. This book focuses on one of the most important and influential groups of Russian intellectuals - the 1960s generation of shestidesyatniki - often considered the...

    Published December 20th 2009 by Routledge