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  1. Cosmic Society

    Towards a Sociology of the Universe

    By Peter Dickens, James Ormrod

    An original vision and a pedagogical text on a major issue of our time and, even more, of our childen´s. Göran Therborn is University Professor of Sociology at Uppsala University, Sweden, and Professor and Chair of Sociology at the University of Cambridge, UK. Arguably the most important and...

    Published December 9th 2009 by Routledge

  2. RLE: Michel Foucault (5 Vols)

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Michel Foucault

    Providing a detailed and in depth analysis of one of the most important sociologists of the twentieth century, this Routledge Library Edition brings together some of the most significant and insightful scholarship on Michel Foucault published in the past quarter of a century....

    Published December 7th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Explaining Global Poverty

    A Critical Realist Approach

    By Branwen Gruffydd Jones

    Series: Routledge Studies in Critical Realism (Routledge Critical Realism)

    The twenty-first century is characterized by extremes of poverty and wealth, of scarcity and abundance. The vast inequalties of wealth distribution between the developed west and the impoverished developing world is a complex problem. This book recognises that Africa in particular has manifested&...

    Published December 6th 2009 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Companion to Social Theory

    Edited by Anthony Elliott

    Series: Routledge Companions

    The Routledge Companion to Social Theory provides an authoritative, comprehensive and provocative introduction to the key traditions of thought in social theory today. This ground-breaking reference work brings together major contributors, both established and emergent new voices, to reflect on the...

    Published November 17th 2009 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge International Handbook of Globalization Studies

    Edited by Bryan S Turner

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge International Handbook of Globalization Studies offers students clear and informed chapters on the history of globalization and key theories that have considered the causes and consequences of the globalization process. There are substantive sections looking at demographic,...

    Published November 15th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Revitalizing Causality

    Realism about Causality in Philosophy and Social Science

    Edited by Ruth Groff

    Series: Routledge Studies in Critical Realism (Routledge Critical Realism)

    This cutting edge collection of new and previously published articles by philosophers and social scientists addresses just what it means to invoke causal mechanisms, or powers, in the context of offering a causal explanation. A unique collection, it offers the reader various disciplinary and...

    Published November 15th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Emile Durkheim: Selected Writings in Social Theory (3 Vols)

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Emile Durkheim: Selected Writings in Social Theory

    Emile Durkheim: Selected Writings in Social Theory includes reissues of three seminal works by eminent French thinker Emile Durkheim, one of the founding father s of Sociology. This collection brings together the following import sociological works: Sociology and Philosophy, which first appeared in...

    Published November 8th 2009 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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