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  1. Dialectic and Difference

    Dialectical Critical Realism and the Grounds of Justice

    By Alan Norrie

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Dialectic and Difference is the first systematic exploration of Roy Bhaskar’s dialectical philosophy and its implications for ethics and justice. That philosophy has three aims: a dialecticisation of original critical realism, a ‘critical realisation’ of dialectic, and a metacritique of western...

    Published October 26th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Plato Etc

    The Problems of Philosophy and their Resolution

    By Roy Bhaskar

    Series: Classical Texts in Critical Realism (Routledge Critical Realism)

    In this concise text, Roy Bhaskar sets out to diagnose, explain and resolve the "problems of philosophy". Plato Etc. reviews all the main areas of the subject: the theory of knowledge and philosophy of science; the philosophy of logic and language; the philosophies of space, time and causality; the...

    Published October 25th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Genocidal Crimes

    By Alex Alvarez

    Series: Key Ideas in Criminology

    Genocide has emerged as one of the leading problems of the twentieth century. No corner of the world seems immune from this form of collective violence. While many individuals are familiar with the term, few people have a clear understanding of what genocide is and how it is carried out. This book...

    Published October 14th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood

    New Perspectives and Agendas

    Edited by Andy Furlong

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The parameters within which young people live their lives have changed radically. Changes in education and the labour market have led to an increased complexity of the youth phase and to an overall protraction in dependency and transitions. Written by leading academics from several countries, this...

    Published August 26th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Theorising Social Exclusion

    Edited by Ann Taket, Beth R. Crisp, Annemarie Nevill, Greer Lamaro, Melissa Graham, Sarah Barter-Godfrey

    Social exclusion attempts to make sense out of multiple deprivations and inequities experienced by people and areas, and the reinforcing effects of reduced participation, consumption, mobility, access, integration, influence and recognition. This book works from a multidisciplinary approach across...

    Published August 26th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Understanding Law and Society

    By Max Travers

    This textbook on the sociology of law is organised according to the theoretical traditions of sociology, and oriented towards providing an accessible, but sophisticated, introduction to, and overview of, the central themes, problems and debates in this field. The book employs an international range...

    Published July 23rd 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish

  7. The Ecological Modernisation Reader

    Environmental Reform in Theory and Practice

    Edited by Arthur P.J. Mol, David A. Sonnenfeld, Gert Spaargaren

    Structural environmental reform by firms and industries, governmental and intergovernmental agencies, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), and others is a worldwide phenomenon and the focus of this definitive collection. Includes a comprehensive introduction to and overview of Ecological...

    Published July 16th 2009 by Routledge

  8. The New Individualism

    The Emotional Costs of Globalization REVISED EDITION, 2nd Edition

    By Anthony Elliott, Prof Charles Lemert

    This is a new and revised edition of a book which has had a major impact upon the social sciences and public political debate. Anthony Elliott and Charles Lemert's THE NEW INDIVIDUALISM inspired readers with the dramatic suggestion that 'the reinvention craze' - from self-help and therapy culture...

    Published July 16th 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Metaphysical Theory of the State (Routledge Revivals)

    By L. T. Hobhouse

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Originally published in 1918, this enduring work by renowned sociologist and Liberal politician Leonard Trelawny Hobhouse encompasses a series of five key lectures, first delivered at the London School of Economics in the autumn of 1917. Outlining Hobhouse's theories on social investigation,...

    Published July 13th 2009 by Routledge

  10. The Elements of Social Justice (Routledge Revivals)

    By L. T. Hobhouse

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1922, this title written by L. T. Hobhouse, British politician and one of the leading theorists of Social Liberalism, is a seminal work concerning the social application of ethical principles for the common good. The object of the book is to show that social and...

    Published July 2nd 2009 by Routledge