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  1. Social Class in Contemporary Japan

    Structures, Sorting and Strategies

    Edited by Hiroshi Ishida, David H. Slater

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Post-war Japan was often held up as the model example of the first mature industrial societies outside the Western economy, and the first examples of "middle-mass" society. Today, and since the bursting of the economic bubble in the 1990’s, the promises of Japan, Inc., seem far away. Social Class...

    Published May 10th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Gender and Labour in Korea and Japan

    Sexing Class

    Edited by Ruth Barraclough, Elyssa Faison

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    Bringing together for the first time sexual and industrial labour as the means to understand gender, work and class in modern Japan and Korea, this book shows that a key feature of the industrialisation of these countries was the associated development of a modern sex labour industry. Tying...

    Published April 11th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Social Evolution and Sociological Categories (Routledge Revivals)

    By Paul Q. Hirst

    First published in 1976, this book is concerned with the nature of classification in the social sciences. Its thesis is that classifications are dependent upon and are derived from theoretical explanations. Classification is not a theoretically neutral typification or ordering of social forms. This...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Western Sociologists on Indian Society (Routledge Revivals)

    Marx, Spencer, Weber, Durkheim, Pareto

    By G. R. Madan

    Of the five major sociologists whose views on Indian society are assessed in this work, originally published in 1979, Marx and Weber made a special study of the subject and had something definite to say about the future of Indian society. Herbert Spencer was primarily concerned with the effects of...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Inequality, Development, and Growth

    Edited by Günseli Berik, Yana van der Meulen Rodgers, Stephanie Seguino

    This volume presents a comprehensive analysis of the linkages between inequality, development, and growth from a feminist economics perspective. More specifically, it examines connections between intergroup inequality and macroeconomic outcomes, considering various channels through which gender,...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The Limits of Rationality

    In The Limits of Rationality Rogers Brubaker explores the intimate and ambiguous interplay between Max Weber's empirical work and his moral vision, between his historical and sociological analysis of the 'specific and peculiar rationalism' of modern Western civilization and his deeply ambivalent...

    Published December 10th 2010 by Routledge

  7. 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 11th 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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 11th 2010 by Routledge

  9. 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 11th 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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 10th 2010 by Routledge