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  1. Mobile Lives

    By Anthony Elliott, John Urry

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    How should we understand the personal and social impacts of complex mobility systems? Can lifestyles based around intensive travel, transport and tourism be maintained in the 21st century? What possibility post-carbon lifestyles? In this provocative study of "life on the move", Anthony Elliott and...

    Published May 13th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Sociology (Routledge Revivals)

    A guide to problems and literature

    By Tom B. Bottomore

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1962, this seminal work is an introduction to sociology in a world context, and a sophisticated guide to the major themes, problems and controversies in contemporary sociology. The book remains unique in its organisation and presentation of sociological ideas and problems,...

    Published April 12th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Globalization

    A Reader

    Edited by Charles Lemert, Anthony Elliott, Daniel Chaffee, Eric Hsu

    Expected to become a classic in the field and the classroom standard for teachers and their students, this book offers the most comprehensive, engaging selection of classic and contemporary readings on globalization currently available. Here, for the first time in print, is the full historical...

    Published March 28th 2010 by Routledge

  4. People and Societies

    Rom Harré and Designing the Social Sciences

    Edited by Luk van Langenhove

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Rom Harré has pushed the boundaries of our thinking about people and societies and has challenged the orthodox philosophy of science and social psychology. His countless books and articles have inspired generations of scholars in philosophy, psychology, linguistics, cognitive science and social...

    Published March 8th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Critical Political Economy

    Complexity, Rationality, and the Logic of Post-Orthodox Pluralism

    By Christian Arnsperger

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This book asks how a more liberating economics could be constructed and taught. It suggests that if economists today are serious about emancipation and empowerment, they will have to radically change their conception about what it means for a citizen to act rationally in a complex society....

    Published February 21st 2010 by Unknown

  6. Young People, Class and Place

    Edited by Robert MacDonald, Tracy Shildrick, Shane Blackman

    Under the weight of apparently growing consumer affluence, globalisation and post-modern social theory, many have proclaimed the declining significance of social class and place to young people’s lives – and for social science. Drawing upon new, empirically grounded, theoretically innovative...

    Published February 21st 2010 by Routledge

  7. Time, Innovation and Mobilities

    Travels in Technological Cultures

    By Peter Frank Peters

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    In social theory and sociology, time and travel in technological cultures is one of the new and challenging research topics in the 'mobilities turn'. Yet surprisingly, contemporary practices of mobility have till now, seen only limited theorization within these disciplines. By analyzing historic...

    Published January 19th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Aeromobilities

    Edited by Saulo Cwerner, Sven Kesselring, John Urry

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    Aeromobilities is a collection of essays that tackle in many different ways the growing importance of aviation and air travel in our hypermobile, globalized world. Providing a multidisciplinary focus on issues ranging from global airports to the production of airspace, from airline work to...

    Published January 19th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Man in the Modern Age (Routledge Revivals)

    By Karl Jaspers

    First published in English in 1933, this detailled philosophical examination of the contemporary state and nature of mankind is a seminal work by influential German philsopher Karl Jaspers. Elucidating his theories on a variety of topics pertaining to contemporary and future...

    Published December 17th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Fin de Siècle Socialism and Other Essays (Routledge Revivals)

    By Martin Jay

    Fin de Siècle Socialism, originally published in 1988, demonstrates the lively potential for cultural criticism in intellectual history. Professor Jay discusses such controversies as the Habermas-Gadamer debate and the deconstructionist challenge to synoptic analysis. This book should be of...

    Published December 17th 2009 by Routledge