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  1. Routledge International Handbook of Contemporary Social and Political Theory

    Edited by Gerard Delanty, Stephen P. Turner

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The triangular relationship between the social, the political and the cultural has opened up social and political theory to new challenges. The social can no longer be reduced to the category of society, and the political extends beyond the traditional concerns of the nature of the state and...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Contemporary Critical Theory and Methodology

    By Piet Strydom

    Series: Social Research Today

    Contemporary critical theory’s methodology is currently taking shape under the impact both of transformative internal develops within the discipline, and of external pressures and incentives arising from a series of international debates. In this book, Piet Strydom presents a groundbreaking...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Reimagining War in the 21st Century

    From Clausewitz to Network-Centric Warfare

    By Manabrata Guha

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book interrogates the philosophical backdrop of Clausewitzian notions of war, and asks whether modern, network-centric militaries can still be said to serve the 'political'. In light of the emerging theories and doctrines of Network-Centric War (NCW), this book traces the philosophical...

    Published July 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Cities of Culture

    A Global Perspective

    By Deborah Stevenson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Culture now has a prominent place on the urban policy and re-profiling agendas of cities around the world. City-based cultural planning emphasising creativity in all its guises has emerged as a significant local policy initiative, while the notion of the ‘creative city’ has become an urban imaging...

    Published July 24th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Emotion and Social Structures

    The Affective Foundations of Social Order

    By Christian von Scheve

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The past decades have seen significant advances in the sociological understanding of human emotion. Sociology has shown how culture and society shape our emotions and how emotions contribute to micro- and macro-social processes. At the same time, the behavioral sciences have made progress in...

    Published June 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Contesting the Politics of Genocidal Rape

    Affirming the Dignity of the Vulnerable Body

    By Debra B. Bergoffen

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Rape, traditionally a spoil of war, became a weapon of war in the ethnic cleansing campaign in Bosnia. The ICTY Kunarac court responded by transforming wartime rape from an ignored crime into a crime against humanity. In its judgment, the court argued that the rapists violated the Muslim women’s...

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Post-identity?

    Culture and European Integration

    Edited by Richard McMahon

    Series: Routledge/ESA Studies in European Societies

    Collective identity, the emotionally powerful sense of belonging to a group, is a crucial source of popular legitimacy for nations. However efforts since the 1990s to politically support European integration by using identity mechanisms borrowed from nationalism have had very limited success....

    Published June 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Rethinking Transnational Men

    Beyond, Between and Within Nations

    Edited by Jeff Hearn, Marina Blagojević, Katherine Harrison

    Series: Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

    The world is becoming more transnational. This edited collection examines how the immense transnational changes in the contemporary world are being produced by and are affecting different men and masculinities. It seeks to shift debates on men, masculinities and gender relations from the strictly...

    Published June 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Making Gender, Making War

    Violence, Military and Peacekeeping Practices

    Edited by Annica Kronsell, Erika Svedberg

    Series: Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

    Making Gender, Making War is a unique interdisciplinary edited collection which explores the social construction of gender, war-making and peacekeeping. It highlights the institutions and processes involved in the making of gender in terms of both men and women, masculinity and femininity. The...

    Published May 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Childhoods Real and Imagined

    Volume 1: An introduction to critical realism and childhood studies

    By Priscilla Alderson

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    "This book is unusually rewarding in that its author has pulled off the rare trick of providing deep philosophical and theoretical underpinnings to a comprehensive reconsideration of childhood. Priscilla Alderson deploys Bhaskar's 'dialectical critical realism' to excellent effect, illuminating not...

    Published May 12th 2013 by Routledge