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Major Works: Social Class

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 18 new and published major works in the subject of Social Class — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

  1. Represent

    Art and Identity Among the Black Upper-Middle Class

    By Patricia A. Banks

    Series: Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

    Patricia A. Banks traverses the New York and Atlanta art worlds to uncover how black identities are cultivated through black art patronage. Drawing on over 100 in-depth interviews, observations at arts events, and photographs of art displayed in homes, Banks elaborates a racial identity theory of...

    Published December 9th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Social Movements

    Critical Concepts in Sociology

    Edited by Jeff Goodwin, James Jasper

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    A social movement is a collective, organized, sustained and non-institutional challenge to authorities, power holders, or cultural beliefs and practices. In the modern world, social movements are one of the main ways that people try to control their lives and articulate their moral positions. From...

    Published February 27th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Social Stratification

    Edited by David Inglis, John Bone

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    The study of social cohesion and solidarity and their antitheses, social fragmentation and dissension, are central components of sociology. From the very beginnings of sociology right through to the present day, sociologists have endeavoured to identify the forces that either unite people into...

    Published October 25th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Gender Trouble Makers

    Education and Empowerment in Nepal

    By Jennifer Rothchild

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    International development efforts aimed at improving girls’ lives and education have been well-intended, somewhat effective, but ultimately short-sighted and incomplete. This is because international development efforts often operate under a reductive understanding of the term 'gender' and how it...

    Published October 18th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Philanthropy in England

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    In these works Professor Jordan studies the origins of modern social and cultural institutions in England. He is concerned with the momentous shift which occurred in men's aspirations for their society in the course of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, as reflected in the charities which...

    Published August 30th 2006 by Routledge

  6. 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 August 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  7. 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 August 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  8. Max Weber and the Dispute over Reason and Value

    By Stephen P. Turner, Regis A. Factor

    The problem of the nature of values and the relation between values and rationality is one of the defining issues of twentieth-century thought and Max Weber was one of the defining figures in the debate. In this book, Turner and Factor consider the development of the dispute over Max Weber's...

    Published August 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  9. Max Weber and His Contempories

    Max Weber and His Contemporaries provides an unrivalled tour d'horizon of European intellectual life in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and an assessment of the pivotal position within it occupied by Max Weber. Weber's many interests in and contributions to, such diverse fields as...

    Published August 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  10. Max Weber on Capitalism, Bureaucracy and Religion

    Edited by Stanislav Andreski

    For this important selection from Weber, sections of text from Weber's major works (Gesammelte, Aufsatze Zur Religionssoziologie, including The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism; General Economic History; and The Agrarian Sociology of Ancient Civilisations) have been carefully edited...

    Published August 23rd 2006 by Routledge

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