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  1. The Capitalist Personality

    Face-to-Face Sociality and Economic Change in the Post-Communist World

    By Christopher S. Swader

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Modern capitalism favors values that undermine our face-to-face bonds with friends and family members. Focusing on the post-communist world, and comparing it to more "developed" societies, this book reveals the mixed effects of capitalist culture on interpersonal relationships. While most observers...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Sociology of the Visual Sphere

    Edited by Regev Nathansohn, Dennis Zuev

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This collection of original articles deals with two intertwined general questions: what is the visual sphere, and what are the means by which we can study it sociologically? These questions serve as the logic for dividing the book into two sections, the first ("Visualizing the Social, Sociologizing...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Culture of Enterprise in Neoliberalism

    Specters of Entrepreneurship

    By Tomas Marttila

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This book provides an empirical study of the increasing importance of the concept of the entrepreneur in the context of the neoliberal cultural paradigm. Using the theoretical framework of the post-structural discourse theory and methods of qualitative discourse analysis, the book describes the...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Black Citizenship and Authenticity in the Civil Rights Movement

    By Randolph Hohle

    Series: Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

    This book explains the emergence of two competing forms of black political representation that transformed the objectives and meanings of local action, created boundaries between national and local struggles for racial equality, and prompted a white response to the civil rights movement that set...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Internet Dating

    By Chris Beasley, Mary Holmes

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This volume presents and evaluates key social theories and a global range of empirical studies on internet dating, considering whether internet dating is driven by commercial or consumerist logic or by more technical or reflexive approaches to finding sexual or love partners. It pays particular...

    Published May 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Rational Good

    A Study in the Logic of Practice

    By Leonard T. Hobhouse

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1921, this book explores the function of Reason in practical life. It considers whether there is a Rational, demonstrable, standard of values to which the actions of man and the institutions of society may be referred for judgement, and to what authority and power does it possess...

    Published May 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Social Movements

    By Greg Martin

    This book offers a new and fresh approach to understanding social movements. It provides interdisciplinary perspectives on social and cultural protest and contentious politics. It considers major theories and concepts, which are presented in an accessible and engaging format. Historical and...

    Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Social Science of Sport

    A Critical Analysis

    Edited by Bo Carlsson, Susanna Hedenborg

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    In this book questions about definitions and demarcations of sport science are discussed. Not the least the many normative ideas of sport as good or as bad are problematized in relation to the academic field. These ideas permeate sport science in ways that are not seen in other academic fields like...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Indigenist Critical Realism

    Human Rights and First Australians’ Wellbeing

    By Gracelyn Smallwood

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Indigenist Critical Realism: Human Rights and First Australians’ Wellbeing consists of a defence of what is popularly known as the Human Rights Agenda in Indigenous Affairs in Australia. It begins with a consideration of the non-well-being of Indigenous Australians, then unfolding a personal...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Making of Masculinities (Routledge Revivals)

    The New Men's Studies

    By Harry Brod

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1987, is both simple in conception and ambitious in intention. It aims at legitimating the new interdisciplinary field of men's studies as one of the most significant and challenging intellectual and curricular developments in academia. The fourteen essays included...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge