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New and Published Books

  1. Knowledge

    The Philosophical Quest in History

    By Steve Fuller

    The theory of knowledge, or epistemology, is often regarded as a dry topic that bears little relation to actual knowledge practices. Knowledge: The Philosophical Quest in History addresses this perception by showing the roots, developments and prospects of modern epistemology from its beginnings in...

    Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Alienated Mind (Routledge Revivals)

    The Sociology of Knowledge in Germany 1918-1933

    By David Frisby

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1983 with a second edition in 1992, investigates the emergence of the sociology of knowledge in Germany in the critical period from 1918 to 1933. These years witnessed the development of distinctive paradigms centred on the works of Max Scheler, Georg Lukács and Karl...

    Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Beginning of Politics

    Youthful Political Agency in Everyday Life

    Edited by Kirsi Pauliina Kallio, Jouni Hakli

    The conventional wisdom according to which children’s lives should be safe from adult concerns tends to situate them categorically outside the political. Thus understood, children become political agents when they reach maturity and eligibility to formal participation. Alternatively, political...

    Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Visualization in the Age of Computerization

    Edited by Annamaria Carusi, Aud Sissel Hoel, Timothy Webmoor, Steve Woolgar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

    Digitalization and computerization are now pervasive in science. This has deep consequences for our understanding of scientific knowledge and of the scientific process, and challenges longstanding assumptions and traditional frameworks of thinking of scientific knowledge. Digital media and...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Understanding Mental Health

    A critical realist exploration

    By David Pilgrim

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    David Pilgrim PhD is Professor of Health & Social Policy in the Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology at the University of Liverpool....

    Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Learning and Calamities

    Practices, Interpretations, Patterns

    Edited by Heike Egner, Marén Schorch, Martin Voss

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environment, Culture, and Society

    It is widely assumed that humanity should be able to learn from calamities (e.g., emergencies, disasters, catastrophes) and that the affected individuals, groups, and enterprises, as well as the concerned (disaster-) management organizations and institutions for prevention and mitigation, will be...

    Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Rise and Propagation of Historical Professionalism

    By Rolf Torstendahl

    Series: Routledge Approaches to History

    This book examines the evolution of historical professionalism, with the development of an international community that shares a set of values regarding both methodological minimum demands and what constitutes new results. Historical professionalism is not a fixed set of skills, but a concept with...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Experts

    The Knowledge and Power of Expertise

    By Nico Stehr, Reiner Grundmann

    Series: Key Ideas

    In this book, Stehr and Grundmann outline the theoretical significance and practical importance of the growing stratum of experts, counsellors and advisors in contemporary society, and claim that the growing spectrum of knowledge-based occupations has led to the pluralisation of expertise. As...

    Published August 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Talking Criminal Justice

    Language and the Just Society

    By Michael J Coyle

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    The words we use to talk about justice have an enormous impact on our everyday lives. As the first in-depth, ethnographic study of language, Talking Criminal Justice examines the speech of moral entrepreneurs to illustrate how our justice language encourages social control and punishment. This...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory brings together as one set and as individual volumes a series of previously out-of-print classic titles from a variety of academic imprints. With books ranging from Advances in Social Theory and Methodology to Capital,...

    Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge