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  1. Dynamic Embodiment for Social Theory

    "I move therefore I am"

    By Brenda Farnell

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    This book presents a series of ontological investigations into an adequate theory of embodiment for the social sciences. Informed by a new realist philosophy of causal powers, it seeks to articulate a concept of dynamic embodiment, one that positions human body movement, and not just ‘the body’ at...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Eurocentrism: a marxian critical realist critique

    By Nick Hostettler

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    The political and social structures of modernity are dominated by really eurocentric forms and relations, yet the theorisation of the eurocentricity of modernity remains barely developed. At the same time, modern political and social theory is fundamentally eurocentric, yet the critique of...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Engaging with the World

    Agency, Institutions, Historical Formations

    Edited by Margaret S Archer, Andrea Maccarini

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    This title reflects the general theme of the 2010 IACR annual conference that was held in Padova, Italy, the aim of which was to provide a fresh view on some cultural and structural changes involving Western societies after the world economic crisis of 2008, from the point of view of...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. What's Critical About Critical Realism?

    Essays in Reconstructive Social Theory

    By Frédéric Vandenberghe

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    What's Critical About Critical Realism?: Essays in Reconstructive Social Theory draws together 4 major articles that are situated at the intersection of philosophy and sociology. Preceded by a general presentation of Bhaskar´s work, critical realism is used to reconstruct the...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Material Culture and Social Institutions of the Simpler Peoples (Routledge Revivals)

    An Essay in Correlation

    By L. T. Hobhouse, G. C. Wheeler, M Ginsberg

    Originally published in 1915, this pioneer study has long occupied an important place in the literature of sociology. An exercise in the statistical correlation of the economic and social institutions of the working classes of the early twentieth century, the book is an important link between...

    Published May 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Theory of Knowledge (Routledge Revivals)

    A Contribution to Some Problems of Logic and Metaphysics

    By L. T. Hobhouse

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    L. T. Hobhouse (1864-1929) was fundamental to the New Liberal movement of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. He authored many important works in the fields of philosophy, economics and social liberalism. First published in 1896, The Theory of Knowledge considers the content and...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Social Identity

    4th Edition

    By Richard Jenkins

    Series: Key Ideas

    Social Identity explains how identification, seen as a social process, works: individually, interactionally and institutionally. Building on the international success of previous editions, this fourth edition offers a concise, comprehensive and readable critical introduction to social science...

    Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Social Capital and Economics

    Social Values, Power, and Social Identity

    Edited by Asimina Christoforou, John B. Davis

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Economics

    This volume provides a collection of critical new perspectives on social capital theory by examining how social values, power relationships, and social identity interact with social capital. This book seeks to extend this theory into what have been largely under-investigated domains, and, at the...

    Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Re-Thinking Economics

    Exploring the Work of Pierre Bourdieu

    Edited by Asimina Christoforou, Michael Lainé

    Series: Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

    Once again, unfettered capitalism has failed. Promises for global prosperity and peace have given way to a world of deep recession, social upheaval and political instability. Once again, mainstream economics has proved its inadequacy. Despite its technical rigour and mathematical virtuosity, it...

    Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Spatial Turn

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Barney Warf, Santa Arias

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Across the disciplines, the study of space has undergone a profound and sustained transformation. Space, place, mapping, and geographical imaginations have become commonplace topics in a variety of analytical fields in part because globalization has accentuated the significance of location. While...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge