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  1. Niklas Luhmann

    By Christian Borch

    Series: Key Sociologists

    Niklas Luhmann offers an accessible introduction to one of the most important sociologists of our time. It presents the key concepts within Luhmann’s multifaceted theory of modern society, and compares them with the work of other key social theorists such as Jürgen Habermas, Michel Foucault, and...

    Published March 25th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Close to the Sources

    Essays on Contemporary African Culture, Politics and Academy

    By Abebe Zegeye, Maurice Vambe

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    European and African works have found it difficult to move past the image of Africa as a place of exotica and relentless brutality. This book explores the status and critical relationship between politics, culture, literary creativity, criticism, education and publishing in the context of...

    Published March 15th 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. Social Justice in Group Work

    Practical Interventions for Change

    Edited by Anneliese A. Singh, Carmen F. Salazar

    This book spotlights the unique contribution of the Journal for Specialists in Group Work to the social justice literature, and of group work to a social justice agenda. Although the term social justice may be relatively new in the counseling and psychology literature, the underlying values -...

    Published February 10th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The European Union and the Social Dimension of Globalization

    How the EU Influences the World

    Edited by Jan Orbie, Lisa Tortell

    Series: Routledge/GARNET series

    This volume provides a comprehensive account of the European Union’s social role in the world, assessing the EU’s ability to shape the social aspect of globalization from both law and political science perspectives. Focusing explicitly on the EU, the authors address the extent of coherence...

    Published February 10th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Political Language and Metaphor

    Interpreting and changing the world

    Edited by Terrell Carver, Jernej Pikalo

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Until a century ago, a metaphor was just a mere figure of speech, but since the development of discourse analysis a metaphor has become more than merely incidental to the content of the arguments or findings. Students and scholars in political studies know the importance of metaphors in electoral...

    Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  7. Socialism and Saint-Simon (Routledge Revivals)

    By Emile Durkheim

    Durkheim’s study of socialism, first published in English in 1959, is a document of exceptional intellectual interest and a genuine milestone in the history of sociological theory. It presents us with the sociological theories of a truly first-rate thinker and his extensive commentary upon another...

    Published January 7th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Freedom and Equality (Routledge Revivals)

    The Moral Basis of Democratic Socialism

    By Keith Dixon

    Unashamedly polemical, this reissue of Freedom & Equality, first published in 1986, presents a strong and persuasively argued case for democratic socialism. In contrast to many recent books justifying conservatism and varieties of Marxism, Keith Dixon defends the two great principles...

    Published January 7th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Socialism the Active Utopia (Routledge Revivals)

    By Zygmunt Bauman

    Rather than contributing to the long-standing discussion about the characteristics of the society that socialism proposes to establish, this Routledge Revival, initially published in 1976, aims to explore the impact of the ‘living utopia’ of socialism on the development of modern society. It...

    Published January 7th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Free-Thought in the Social Sciences (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. A. Hobson

    This Routledge Revival sees the reissue of a seminal work by British economist, sociologist and academic John A. Hobson, elucidating his views on a variety of topics across the social sciences. He makes particular reference to the struggle between the disinterested urge of the social...

    Published January 7th 2011 by Routledge