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  1. Critics of Society (Routledge Revivals)

    Radical Thoughts in North America

    By Tom B. Bottomore

    First published in 1967, this essay in the interpretation of radical social thought deals mainly with the radical theorists rather than the doctrines of social and political movements, but makes an exception in an important discussion of the new radicalism of the 1960s. The author's main concern is...

    Published January 7th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Social Development (Routledge Revivals)

    Its Nature and Conditions

    By L. T. Hobhouse

    Originally published in 1924, Professor Hobhouse's theories and commentaries upon social development are an important milestone in the history of sociological thought. Of particular interest to the modern sociologist is his delineation of the struggle of the human mind towards...

    Published January 7th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Key Problems of Sociological Theory

    By John Rex

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 10th 2010 by Routledge

  4. The Limits of Rationality

    In The Limits of Rationality Rogers Brubaker explores the intimate and ambiguous interplay between Max Weber's empirical work and his moral vision, between his historical and sociological analysis of the 'specific and peculiar rationalism' of modern Western civilization and his deeply ambivalent...

    Published December 10th 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Sociology of Sports Coaching

    Edited by Robyn L. Jones, Paul Potrac, Chris Cushion, Lars Tore Ronglan

    Sports coaching is a social activity. At its heart lies a complex interaction between coach and athlete played out within the context of sport, itself a socio-culturally defined set of practices. In this ground-breaking book, leading international coaching scholars and coaches argue that an...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Theories of Development

    By Peter Preston

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Dr Preston’s book, first published in 1982, presents a critical history of development studies since the Second World War, linking the recent, neo-Marxist, debate with the whole tradition in the field, going back to the work of economists like Arthur Lewis. He identifies a series of ‘schools’ and...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Memories of Class (Routledge Revivals)

    The Pre-history and After-life of Class

    By Zygmunt Bauman

    First published in 1982, Professor Bauman’s discussion of the mechanism of class formation and institutionalisation of class conflict argues that our understanding of changes in social and political structure has been hindered by the freezing of concepts of class in the ice-age of industrial...

    Published November 24th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Max Weber's Insights and Errors

    By Stanislav Andreski

    Max Weber (1864-1920) is generally recognised as one of the founding fathers of modern sociology. His ideas continue to be discussed by sociologists and historians and much homage is paid to his contribution to knowledge. However, such is the awe which the breadth of his knowledge inspires that...

    Published November 11th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Rousseau and Weber

    By J.G. Merguior

    Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Max Weber, central thinkers to the discussion of political legitimacy, represent two very different stages and forms of social theory: early modern political philosophy and classical sociology. In these studies, Dr Merquior describes and assesses their individual...

    Published November 11th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Theory of Liberty, Legitimacy and Power

    Edited by Vatro Murvar

    The stature of Max Weber (1864-1920) as an interdisciplinary, historical-comparative social scientist has grown steadily. But in view of Professor Murvar, his work has been misinterpreted with remarkable frequency. The aim of this book is to put right certain misconceptions and misinterpretations...

    Published November 11th 2010 by Routledge