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  1. 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 14th 2009 by Routledge

  2. 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 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  3. Economics, Ethics and the Market

    Introduction and Applications

    By Johan J. Graafland

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The primary aim of the text is to introduce the reader to the relationship between economics and ethics and to the application of economic ethics in the evaluation of the market. The reader will gain insight into: The ethical and methodological strategy of economics and criticism of the core...

    Published June 16th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Political and Social Thought in Post-Communist Russia

    By Axel Kaehne

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This is the first comprehensive study of Russian political and social thought in the post-Communist era. The book portrays and critically examines the conceptual and theoretical attempts by Russian scholars and political thinkers to make sense of the challenges of post-communism and the trials of...

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  5. The Obituary as Collective Memory

    By Bridget Fowler

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The first serious academic study of obituaries, this book focuses on how societies remember. Bridget Fowler makes great use of the theories of Pierre Bordieu, arguing that obituaries are one important component in society's collective memory. This book, the first of its kind, will find a place...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Theories of Political Protest and Social Movements

    A Multidisciplinary Introduction, Critique, and Synthesis

    By Karl-Dieter Opp

    Political protest and social movements are ubiquitous phenomena. This book focuses on the current theoretical approaches that aim at explaining them: the theory of collective action, the resource mobilization perspective, political opportunity structure theory, the identity approach, the framing...

    Published April 6th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Self-Identity and Everyday Life

    By Harvie Ferguson

    Series: The New Sociology

    'Identity' and 'selfhood' are terms routinely used throughout the human sciences that seek to analyze and describe the character of everyday life and experience. Yet these terms are seldom defined or used with any precision, and scant regard is paid to the historical and cultural context in which...

    Published April 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  8. History of Madness

    By Michel Foucault

    Edited by Jean Khalfa

    When it was first published in France in 1961 as Folie et Déraison: Histoire de la Folie à l'âge Classique, few had heard of a thirty-four year old philosopher by the name of Michel Foucault. By the time an abridged English edition was published in 1967 as Madness and Civilization, Michel Foucault...

    Published March 19th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Citizenship between Past and Future

    Edited by Engin F. Isin, Peter Nyers, Bryan S. Turner

    Citizenship between Past and Future brings together some of the most prominent scholars in the field of citizenship studies to assess, critically and contextually, the ongoing significance of citizenship as an object of study. The authors reflect on the major issues and debates that have emerged in...

    Published March 13th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Global Childhoods

    Globalization, Development and Young People

    Edited by Stuart Aitken

    This astute book initiates a broad discussion from a variety of different disciplines about how we place children nationally, globally and within development discourses. Unlike other books of its kind, it does not seek to dwell solely on the abiding complexities of local comparisons. Rather, it...

    Published March 13th 2009 by Routledge