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  1. Money, Time and Rationality in Max Weber

    Austrian Connections

    By Stephen Parsons

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This unique study into the roots of Max Weber's Political Economy, is an intriguing read and a valuable contribution to the Weberian literature. Parsons argues that Weber's analysis is highly influenced by the Austrian School of Economics and the relationship between his critique of centrally...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Migrations, Myth and Magic from the Gilbert Islands

    Early Writings of Sir Arthur Grimble

    Edited by Rosemary Grimble

    This book is a collection of Arthur Grimble's field notes and early writings, brought together in book form with linking pieces and a large number of illustrations. There are chapters on cannibalism and head hunting, on astronomy and on many aspects of the lives of the Gilbertese people from birth...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Other Cultures

    Aims, Methods and Achievements in Social Anthropology

    By John Beattie

    The first part of this book considers what kind of study social anthropology is, the types of questions social anthropologists ask and how they go about obtaining the answers. The second part discusses the more important fields in which social anthropologists have advanced our knowledge of other...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Leopards and Leaders

    Constitutional Politics among a Cross River People

    By Malcolm Ruel

    This study of politics and government among a West African people, the Banyang of the Upper Cross River, covers the end of the period of Colonial administration. The book: · Shows the inter-relationship between the structure of the small forest communities and the highly autonomous processes by...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Moral Economy of Welfare States

    Britain and Germany Compared

    By Steffen Mau

    Series: Routledge/EUI Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

    This book investigates why people are willing to support an institutional arrangement that realises large-scale redistribution of wealth between social groups of society. Steffen Mau introduces the concept of 'the moral economy' to show that acceptance of welfare exchanges rests on moral...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Capitalism

    A Companion to Marx’s Economy Critique

    By Johan Fornäs

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    In the most complete, accurate and accessible presentation of Karl Marx’s theory of capitalism to date, Johan Fornäs presents a guide for anyone who wants to understand how today’s crisis-ridden society has emerged and is able to sustain and intensify its own deep inner contradictions. Capitalism...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Japanese Numbers Game

    By T Crump

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    An almost obsessional use of numbers characterizes Japanese popular culture. A wide variety of numerical formulae and strategies provide the means for explaining events and solving problems occurring in everyday life. These include such matters as the choice of the name for a child, ranking in...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Dialogics of Critique

    M.M. Bakhtin and the Theory of Ideology

    By Michael Gardiner

    As interest in the work of Bakhtin grows there is an increasing demand for a well organized, readable text which explains his main ideas and relates them to current social and cultural theory. This book is designed to supply this demand. Elegantly written with the needs of the student coming to...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Madness and Crime

    By Philip Bean

    This book provides an authoritative and highly readable review of the relationship between madness and crime by one of the leading authorities in the field. The book is divided into four parts, each essay focusing on selected features of madness which have relevance to contemporary society. Part 1...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Willan

  10. The Horned God (RLE Feminist Theory)

    Feminism and Men as Wounding and Healing

    By John Rowan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Feminist Theory

    This original and pioneering study of how men relate to feminism will appeal to all men who are concerned about their response to the women’s movement and to the women in their lives. It will also be helpful for women seeking a constructive response from men. John Rowan, drawing on his personal...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge