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  1. Scientific Knowledge and Sociological Theory

    By Barry Barnes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1974. Scientific Knowledge and Sociological Theory centres on the problem of explaining the manifest variety and contrast in the beliefs about nature held in different groups and societies. It maintains that the sociologist should treat all beliefs symmetrically and must...

    Published August 14th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Globalizing the Research Imagination

    Edited by Jane Kenway, Johannah Fahey

    In the provocative opening essay Kenway and Fahey explore ways in which the notion of the imagination itself might be mobilized by researchers. They are encouraged to develop 'defiant' global imaginations and communities with the capacities to think, 'be' and 'become' differently in a world of...

    Published August 6th 2008 by Routledge

  3. The Global Architect

    Firms, Fame and Urban Form

    By Donald McNeill

    Series: Cultural Spaces

    The Global Architect explores the increasing significance of globalization processes on urban change, architectural practice and the built environment. In what is primarily a critical sociological overview of the current global architectural industry, Donald McNeill covers the "star system" of...

    Published August 4th 2008 by Routledge

  4. 'Race' and Sport

    Critical Race Theory

    By Kevin Hylton

    Critical Race Theory provides a framework for exploring racism in society, taking into account the role of institutions and drawing on the experiences of those affected. Applied to the world of sport, this framework can reveal the underlying social mores and institutionalised prejudices that have...

    Published July 31st 2008 by Routledge

  5. A Realist Theory of Science

    By Roy Bhaskar

    Series: Classical Texts in Critical Realism (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Now acknowledged as a classic in the philosophy of science, A Realist Theory of Science is one of the very few books which has transformed, not only our understanding of science, but that of the nature of the world it studies. Since its original publication in 1975, this book has inspired the...

    Published July 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  6. Dialectic

    The Pulse of Freedom

    By Roy Bhaskar

    Series: Classical Texts in Critical Realism (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Dialectic is now widely regarded as a classic of contemporary philosophy. This book, first published in 1993, sets itself three main aims: the development of a general theory of dialectic, of which Hegelian dialectic can be seen to be a special case; the dialectical enrichment and deepening of...

    Published June 30th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Social Movements

    A Reader

    Edited by VINCENZO RUGGIERO, Nicola Montagna

    Series: Routledge Student Readers

    This timely Reader plays an important role in the field of social movements. It fills a significant gap by covering a number of connected areas within social studies. Responding to growing demand for interpretation and analysis of re-emerging social conflicts in the developed, as well as the...

    Published June 15th 2008 by Routledge

  8. On Waiting

    By Harold Schweizer

    Series: Thinking in Action

    'This is a quite remarkable book, a pleasure to read. Not only is it clear and informative but also by turns witty, melancholic and insightful. The book is astonishingly erudite, but wears this learning so lightly and so charmingly that it is both easy and gripping to read.' Robert Eaglestone...

    Published June 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  9. Risk and the War on Terror

    Edited by Louise Amoore, Marieke de Goede

    This book offers the first comprehensive and critical investigation of the specific modes of risk calculation that are emerging in the so-called War on Terror. Risk and the War on Terror offers an interdisciplinary set of contributions which debate and analyze both the empirical manifestations of...

    Published May 29th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Telling Stories to Change the World

    Global Voices on the Power of Narrative to Build Community and Make Social Justice Claims

    Edited by Rickie Solinger, Madeline Fox, Kayhan Irani

    Series: Teaching/Learning Social Justice

    Telling Stories to Change the World is a powerful collection of essays about community-based and interest-based projects where storytelling is used as a strategy for speaking out for justice. Contributors from locations across the globe—including Uganda, Darfur, China, Afghanistan, South Africa,...

    Published May 18th 2008 by Routledge