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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Marxism and Historical Writing (Routledge Revivals)

    By Paul Hirst

    In this reissued collection of essays, first published in 1985, Paul Q. Hirst assesses the limits of the Marxist theory of history in its various versions. It begins with an extended critical discussion of Perry Anderson and Edward Thompson, and includes chapters on G.A Cohen’s attempt to re-state...

    Published December 17th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Economic Representations

    Academic and Everyday

    Edited by David F Ruccio

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Why is there such a proliferation of economic discourses in literary theory, cultural studies, anti-sweatshop debates, popular music, and other areas outside the official discipline of economics? How is the economy represented in different ways by economists and non-economists? In this volume,...

    Published December 16th 2009 by Unknown

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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