SOCIOLOGY


General EditorBryan S. Turner (City University of New York, USA / Australian Catholic University, Australia / University of Potsdam, Germany)

 

The list includes titles that take a fresh and challenging sociological look at the interactions between politics, society, history and culture, and transcend traditional disciplinary boundaries.

 

Key Issues in Modern Sociology publishes scholarly texts that give an accessible exposition of the major structural changes in modern societies. Specific emphasis is on modern developments in sociology with relevance to contemporary issues such as globalization, warfare, citizenship, human rights, environmental crises, demographic change, religion, postsecularism and civil conflict. Series Editor: Peter Kivisto – Augustana College, USA


Anthem Companions to Sociology offers authoritative and comprehensive assessments of major figures in the development of sociology from the last two centuries. These companions offer critical evaluations of key figures in the American and European sociological tradition. Series Editor: Bryan S. Turner


Anthem Religion and Society Series publishes scholarly works on comparative religion in the modern world and aims to move toward a new understanding of religion by highlighting innovative research on new religious movements, secularization and post-secularism, radical religions and fundamentalism, revivalism and conversion, and religion and violence. Series Editors: Yuri Contreras-Vejar – Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago, Chile; Bryan S. Turner


Anthem Law and Society Series publishes innovative volumes exploring law and legal institutions in modern societies. The series promotes interdisciplinary research to address both theoretical and empirical issues concerning the role of law in society and critical scholarship addressing fundamental legal issues. Series Editors: Joshua Roose – Australian Catholic University, Australia; Russell Sandberg – Cardiff University, UK; Bryan S. Turner


Anthem Health and Society Series publishes original research on the complex role of health and health care in modern societies. The series welcomes critical interdisciplinary studies of health and illness from both social science and humanities perspectives.

 

Anthem Successful Societies Series explores what it means to make grounded judgements on the success or failure of particular nation-states or cities. The focus will be on their contextual inheritance, and on the normative, conceptual and empirical considerations that need to be brought to bear on evaluative assessments. Series Editor: Rob Stones – University of Western Sydney, Australia

 

 


 

  1. The Anthem Companion to Karl Mannheim
     
    Edited by Volker Meja and David Kettler

    ‘The Anthem Companion to Karl Mannheim’ offers the best contemporary work on Karl Mannheim, written by the best scholars currently working in this field. Original, authoritative and wide-ranging, the critical assessments of this volume will make it ideal for Mannheim students and scholars alike.

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    Hardback | November 2017 | ISBN 9781783084807

  2. The Anthem Companion to Philip Rieff
     
    Edited by Jonathan B. Imber 

    ‘The Anthem Companion to Phillip Rieff’ offers the best contemporary work on Phillip Rieff, written by the best scholars currently working in this field. Original, authoritative and wide-ranging, the critical assessments of this volume will make it ideal for Rieff students and scholars alike.

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    Hardback | October 2017 | ISBN 9781783081523

  3. The Anthem Companion to Gabriel Tarde
     
    Edited by Robert Leroux

    ‘The Anthem Companion to Gabriel Tarde’ offers the best contemporary work on Gabriel Tarde, written by the best scholars currently working in this field. Original, authoritative and wide-ranging, the critical assessments of this volume will make it ideal for Tarde students and scholars alike.

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    Hardback | September 2017 | ISBN 9780857281791

  4. The Anthem Companion to Ernst Troeltsch
     
    Edited by Christopher Adair-Toteff

    ‘The Anthem Companion to Ernst Troeltsch’ offers the best contemporary work on Ernst Troeltsch, written by the best scholars currently working in this field. Original, authoritative and wide-ranging, the critical assessments of this volume will make it ideal for Troeltsch students and scholars alike.

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    Hardback | September 2017 | ISBN 9781783082773

  5. The Anthem Companion to Robert Park
     
    Edited by Peter Kivisto

    Not making a case for or against Robert Park, ‘The Anthem Companion to Robert Park’ encourages readers to consider the virtue of rethinking—and rereading—this major figure in American sociology.

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    Hardback | June 2017 | ISBN 9780857281845

  6. The Anthem Companion to Auguste Comte
     
    Edited by Andrew Wernick

    A collection of new essays on Auguste Comte by leading Comte scholars, social theorists, philosophers and intellectual historians. The collection aims to further the critical re-examination of Auguste Comte, an important but long neglected figure, while also providing a multi-faceted introduction to key aspects of his thought, its genesis and its place in the modern Western tradition.

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    Hardback | May 2017 | ISBN 9780857281852

  7. The Anthem Companion to Thorstein Veblen
     
    Edited by Sidney Plotkin

    “The Anthem Companion to Thorstein Veblen” offers a collection of original essays by leading scholars in the field of Veblen studies. Contributions span a wide range of Veblen’s concerns, with a special emphasis on Veblen’s significance for contemporary debates about epistemology, social evolution, values, higher education, capitalist development and politics.

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    Hardback | May 2017 | ISBN 9781783082797

  8. Habermas and Giddens on Praxis and Modernity
     
    A Constructive Comparison
    Craig Browne

    This major new contribution forms a constructive comparison of the social theories of Jürgen Habermas and Anthony Giddens that focuses on their approaches to modernity, their endeavours to develop new perspectives, and their critical rethinking of the modernist vision of an autonomous society.

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    Hardback | January 2017 | ISBN 9781783085002

  9. The Anthem Companion to Hannah Arendt
     
    Edited by Peter Baehr and Philip Walsh

    The Anthem Companion to Hannah Arendt describes and appraises Hannah Arendt’s principal works and their bearing on sociology, social thought and the predicaments of modern society.

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    Hardback | January 2017 | ISBN 9781783081851

  10. The Anthem Companion to Everett Hughes
     
    Edited by Rick Helmes-Hayes and Marco Santoro

    ‘The Anthem Companion to Everett Hughes’ offers the best contemporary work on Everett Hughes, written by the best scholars currently working in this field. Original, authoritative and wide-ranging, the critical assessments of this volume will make it ideal for Hughes students and scholars alike.

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    Hardback | December 2016 | ISBN 9780857281784

  11. The Anthem Companion to Georg Simmel
     
    Edited by Thomas Kemple and Olli Pyyhtinen

    'The Anthem Companion to Georg Simmel' brings together new interpretations of the work of this sociologist and philosopher.

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    Hardback | October 2016 | ISBN 9781783082780

  12. The Anthem Companion to Max Weber
     
    Edited by Alan Sica

    ‘The Anthem Companion to Max Weber’ offers the best contemporary work on Max Weber, written by the best scholars currently working in this field. Original, authoritative and wide-ranging, the critical assessments of this volume will make it ideal for Weber students and scholars alike.

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    Hardback | September 2016 | ISBN 9781783083794

  13. The Anthem Companion to Pierre Bourdieu
     
    Edited by Derek Robbins

    'The Anthem Companion to Pierre Bourdieu' provides an introduction to the French sociologist’s thought and an evaluation of the international significance of his work from a range of national perspectives.

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    Hardback | August 2016 | ISBN 9781783085613

  14. Socialising the Biomedical Turn in HIV Prevention
     
    Susan Kippax and Niamh Stephenson

    This book addresses the major challenge for HIV prevention: that is, to reach beyond the limitations of biomedical approaches to disease and to design prevention strategies informed by and connected with the social realities of people’s lives.

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    Hardback | June 2016 | ISBN 9781783085040

  15. The Anthem Companion to Ferdinand Tönnies
     
    Edited by Christopher Adair-Toteff

    This book is a collection of ten articles covering various aspects of the thought of Ferdinand Tönnies. Leading authorities on Tönnies have written these articles in a way that will appeal to both the general reader and the sociological specialist. 

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    Hardback | June 2016 | ISBN 9780857281821

  16. The Anthem Companion to C. Wright Mills
     
    Edited by Guy Oakes

    This companion comprises interpretive, critical, and exploratory essays on Mills’s chief writings as well as his interventions in the political conflicts of his time, stressing important aspects of his work that are neglected in the literature. 

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    Hardback | June 2016 | ISBN 9780857281807

  17. The Anthem Companion to Talcott Parsons
     
    Edited by A. Javier Treviño

    The Anthem Companion to Talcott Parsons offers the best contemporary work on Talcott Parsons, written by the best scholars currently working in this field. Original, authoritative and wide-ranging, the critical assessments of this volume will make it ideal for Parsons’s students and scholars alike.

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    Hardback | June 2016 | ISBN 9780857281838

  18. Aboriginal Art and Australian Society
     
    Hope and Disenchantment
    Laura Fisher

    This unique study tracks the way the Aboriginal art phenomenon has mediated Indigenous/non-indigenous relations in Australia. It illuminates the utopian and dystopian currents of thought that have arisen in relation to the art, and the contradictory social and political aspirations to which it has been anchored in public culture.

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    Hardback | May 2016 | ISBN 9781783085316

  19. Islamic Ethos and the Specter of Modernity
     
    Farzin Vahdat

    Drawing on the work of Hegel, this book proposes a framework for understanding modernity in the Muslim world and analyzes the discourse of prominent Muslim thinkers and political leaders with reference to some of the most significant markers of modernity.

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    Paperback | June 2015 | ISBN 9781783084371

  20. Islamic Ethos and the Specter of Modernity
     
    Farzin Vahdat

    Drawing on the work of Hegel, this book proposes a framework for understanding modernity in the Muslim world and analyzes the discourse of prominent Muslim thinkers and political leaders with reference to some of the most significant markers of modernity.

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    Hardback | June 2015 | ISBN 9781783084364

  21. Ethnographies of Grey Zones in Eastern Europe
     
    Relations, Borders and Invisibilities
    Edited by Ida Harboe Knudsen and Martin Demant Frederiksen

    Over the last two decades, Eastern European countries have experienced extensive changes in geo-political relocations and relations leading to everyday uncertainty. Based on ethnographic cases, this anthology explores how grey zones of governance, borders, relations and invisibilities affect everyday life in contemporary Eastern Europe.

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    Hardback | April 2015 | ISBN 9781783084128

  22. Ethnographies of Grey Zones in Eastern Europe
     
    Relations, Borders and Invisibilities
    Edited by Ida Harboe Knudsen and Martin Demant Frederiksen

    Over the last two decades, Eastern European countries have experienced extensive changes in geo-political relocations and relations leading to everyday uncertainty. Based on ethnographic cases, this anthology explores how grey zones of governance, borders, relations and invisibilities affect everyday life in contemporary Eastern Europe.

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    Paperback | April 2015 | ISBN 9781783084135

  23. The Deoband Madrassah Movement
     
    Countercultural Trends and Tendencies
    Muhammad Moj

    This innovative book analyses the growth of Deobandi Islam, a religious sect whose followers include extremist groups such as the Taliban, through the frame of a counterculture in conflict with mainstream Muslim society.

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    Paperback | March 2015 | ISBN 9781783083893

  24. The Deoband Madrassah Movement
     
    Countercultural Trends and Tendencies
    Muhammad Moj

    This innovative book analyses the growth of Deobandi Islam, a religious sect whose followers include extremist groups such as the Taliban, through the frame of a counterculture in conflict with mainstream Muslim society.

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    Hardback | March 2015 | ISBN 9781783083886

  25. Consumption, Cities and States
     
    Comparing Singapore with Asian and Western Cities
    Ann Brooks and Lionel Wee

    ‘Consumption, Cities and States: Comparing Singapore with Asian and Western Cities’ examines the fascinating intersection of consumption, citizenship and the state in a cross-section of global cities in Asia and the West.

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    Paperback | March 2015 | ISBN 9781783084265

  26. Colonialism and Transnational Psychiatry
     
    The Development of an Indian Mental Hospital in British India, c. 1925–1940
    Waltraud Ernst

    This book provides an in-depth case study of a psychiatric institution within the context of colonial rule during the early twentieth century. It focuses on patient statistics, medical treatments and diagnoses, and considers the ‘indigenisation’ or ‘Indianisation’ of the colonial medical services and the significance of international professional networks.

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    Paperback | December 2014 | ISBN 9781783083527

  27. Ernst Cassirer and the Critical Science of Germany, 1899–1919
     
    Gregory B. Moynahan

    Reconstructing the relationship between science and politics in Imperial Germany, this book covers the early work of the philosopher and historian Ernst Cassirer (1874–1945) and discusses his relation to the Marburg School of philosophy.

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    Paperback | December 2014 | ISBN 9781783083435

  28. Rethinking the Social through Durkheim, Marx, Weber and Whitehead
     
    Micheal Halewood

    This is the first book to systematically analyse the different concepts of the social developed by Durkheim, Marx and Weber, suggesting that debates surrounding this concept are still very much alive.

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    Paperback | December 2014 | ISBN 9781783083695

  29. The Politics of Time and Youth in Brand India
     
    Bargaining with Capital
    Jyotsna Kapur

    A study of the profound preoccupation with time, youth and the relationship between generations in contemporary popular Indian media culture, this book suggests that the politics of time is a manifestation of the radicalised war between labour and capital inherent in India’s shift to neoliberalism since the 1990s.   

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    Paperback | December 2014 | ISBN 9781783083534

  30. Fighting Scholars
     
    Habitus and Ethnographies of Martial Arts and Combat Sports
    Edited by Raúl Sánchez García and Dale C. Spencer

    ‘Fighting Scholars’ presents insightful ethnographic research on a range of different martial arts and combat sports. Taking the habitus as a central theme of analysis, the different contributions of this volume are aligned within the same project that began to crystallize in Loïc Wacquant’s ‘Body and Soul’: the construction of a ‘carnal sociology’ that constitutes an exploration of the social world ‘from’ the body.

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    Paperback | December 2014 | ISBN 9781783083466

  31. Rethinking the Social through Durkheim, Marx, Weber and Whitehead
     
    Micheal Halewood

    This is the first book to systematically analyse the different concepts of the social developed by Durkheim, Marx and Weber, suggesting that debates surrounding this concept are still very much alive.

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    Hardback | December 2014 | ISBN 9781783083688

  32. The Spirit of Luc Boltanski
     
    Essays on the 'Pragmatic Sociology of Critique'
    Edited by Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner

    This volume – which brings together essays by prominent scholars in the field of sociology – provides a range of perspectives on the increasing influence of Luc Boltanski’s writings on both theoretical and empirical problems of contemporary social and political analysis.

    PRICE:  £175.00  /  $295.00
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    Hardback | November 2014 | ISBN 9781783082964

  33. War and Peace
     
    Essays on Religion and Violence
    Bryan S. Turner

    The book explores the role of religion in war and peace through nine original contributions that examine a range of case studies from different historical periods. Religion, the volume suggests, is typically not the cause of human conflict, but rather the product of actions by the state and the legal system.  

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    Paperback | November 2014 | ISBN 9781783083305

  34. Thorstein Veblen
     
    Economics for an Age of Crises
    Edited by Erik S. Reinert and Francesca L. Viano

    The book presents state-of-the-art scholarship on Thorstein Veblen, one of the world's most influential social scientists. It explores hitherto neglected aspects of his life, works and historical relevance.

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    Paperback | October 2014 | ISBN 9781783083206

  35. Émile Durkheim and the Collective Consciousness of Society
     
    A Study in Criminology
    Kenneth Smith

    This volume presents the first ever book-length treatment of Émile Durkheim’s concept of the ‘collective consciousness of society’.
    PRICE:  £80.00  /  $130.00
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    Hardback | August 2014 | ISBN 9781783082278

  36. Émile Durkheim and the Collective Consciousness of Society
     
    A Study in Criminology
    Kenneth Smith

    This volume presents the first ever book-length treatment of Émile Durkheim’s concept of the ‘collective consciousness of society’. 

    PRICE:  £25.00  /  $49.95
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    Paperback | August 2014 | ISBN 9781783082285

  37. Women, Gender and Everyday Social Transformation in India
     
    Edited by Kenneth Bo Nielsen and Anne Waldrop

    ‘Women, Gender and Everyday Social Transformation in India’ explores key processes of gendered change in contemporary India. Through ethnographically grounded case studies, the volume foregrounds the contradictory and contested co-existence of discrepant gendered norms, values and visions in a society caught up in wider processes of sociopolitical change.
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    Hardback | August 2014 | ISBN 9781783082698

  38. Consumption, Cities and States
     
    Comparing Singapore with Asian and Western Cities
    Ann Brooks and Lionel Wee

    ‘Consumption, Cities and States: Comparing Singapore with Asian and Western Cities’ examines the fascinating intersection of consumption, citizenship and the state in a cross-section of global cities in Asia and the West.

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    Hardback | May 2014 | ISBN 9781783082261

  39.  ‘For those who’ve come across the seas...’
     
    Australian Multicultural Theory, Policy and Practice
    Edited by Andrew Jakubowicz and Christina Ho

    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00
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    Hardback | February 2014 | ISBN 9781783081233

  40. Nazi Dreamtime
     
    Australian Enthusiasts for Hitler’s Germany
    David Bird

    ‘Nazi Dreamtime’ is the ground-breaking story of extreme-right, ultra-nationalist thought and practice in Australia in the period immediately before and during the Second World War. It focuses on those native-born Australians who were attracted to the ideology of Nazism in Germany from 1933. 

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    Hardback | February 2014 | ISBN 9781783081240

  41. The Legacy of Pierre Bourdieu
     
    Critical Essays
    Edited by Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner

    This volume explores the sociological legacy of the late Pierre Bourdieu through an examination of the intellectual division between his reception in the world of French social sciences and his reception in the Anglophone world.

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    Paperback | December 2013 | ISBN 9781783080724

  42. Religion and the State
     
    A Comparative Sociology
    Edited by Jack Barbalet, Adam Possamai and Bryan S. Turner

    This volume explores key issues in the modern tensions between state and religions by exploring a number of case studies from around the world.

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    Paperback | November 2013 | ISBN 9781783080663

  43. The Politics of Time and Youth in Brand India
     
    Bargaining with Capital
    Jyotsna Kapur

    A study of the profound preoccupation with time, youth and the relationship between generations in contemporary popular Indian media culture, this book suggests that the politics of time is a manifestation of the radicalised war between labour and capital inherent in India’s shift to neoliberalism since the 1990s.   

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    Hardback | October 2013 | ISBN 9780857281098

  44. Colonialism and Transnational Psychiatry
     
    The Development of an Indian Mental Hospital in British India, c. 1925–1940
    Waltraud Ernst

    This book provides an in-depth case study of a psychiatric institution within the context of colonial rule during the early twentieth century. It focuses on patient statistics, medical treatments and diagnoses, and considers the ‘indigenisation’ or ‘Indianisation’ of the colonial medical services and the significance of international professional networks.

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    Hardback | October 2013 | ISBN 9780857280190

  45. A. N. Whitehead and Social Theory
     
    Tracing a Culture of Thought
    Michael Halewood

    This book outlines A.N. Whitehead’s philosophy of process and uses it to re-orient a range of topics within social theory, namely: the relation of language and the body; sexual difference and conceptions of nature; the question of realism; the concept of the social; and capitalism as process.

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    Paperback | October 2013 | ISBN 9781783080694

  46. Overseas Chinese Christian Entrepreneurs in Modern China
     
    A Case Study of the Influence of Christian Ethics on Business Life
    Joy Kooi-Chin Tong

    Inspired by Max Weber’s thesis on the Protestant ethic, this volume examines the influence of Christianity on overseas Chinese entrepreneurs working in China during its transition from a centrally-planned economy toward a market economy under Communist rule.

     
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    Paperback | October 2013 | ISBN 9781783080564

  47. Fighting Scholars
     
    Habitus and Ethnographies of Martial Arts and Combat Sports
    Edited by Raúl Sánchez García and Dale C. Spencer

    ‘Fighting Scholars’ presents insightful ethnographic research on a range of different martial arts and combat sports. Taking the habitus as a central theme of analysis, the different contributions of this volume are aligned within the same project that began to crystallize in Loïc Wacquant’s ‘Body and Soul’: the construction of a ‘carnal sociology’ that constitutes an exploration of the social world ‘from’ the body.

    PRICE:  £60.00  /  $99.00
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    Hardback | September 2013 | ISBN 9780857283320

  48. Ernst Cassirer and the Critical Science of Germany, 1899–1919
     
    Gregory B. Moynahan

    Reconstructing the relationship between science and politics in Imperial Germany, this book covers the early work of the philosopher and historian Ernst Cassirer (1874–1945) and discusses his relation to the Marburg School of philosophy.

    PRICE:  £60.00  /  $99.00
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    Hardback | July 2013 | ISBN 9780857283214

  49. War and Peace
     
    Essays on Religion and Violence
    Bryan S. Turner

    The book explores the role of religion in war and peace through nine original contributions that examine a range of case studies from different historical periods. Religion, the volume suggests, is typically not the cause of human conflict, but rather the product of actions by the state and the legal system.  

    PRICE:  £60.00  /  $99.00
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    Hardback | March 2013 | ISBN 9780857283078

  50. Thorstein Veblen
     
    Economics for an Age of Crises
    Edited by Erik S. Reinert and Francesca L. Viano

    The book presents state-of-the-art scholarship on Thorstein Veblen, one of the world's most influential social scientists. It explores hitherto neglected aspects of his life, works and historical relevance.

    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00
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    Hardback | December 2012 | ISBN 9781843318583

  51. Sixties Radicalism and Social Movement Activism
     
    Retreat or Resurgence?
    Edited by Bryn Jones and Mike O'Donnell

    'Sixties Radicalism and Social Movement Activism' explores and re-analyses major events, debates and themes from the radical developments of the nineteen sixties and relates them to contemporary social movements and issues.

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    Paperback | October 2012 | ISBN 9780857285737

  52. Toward a Politics of the (Im)Possible
     
    The Body in Third World Feminisms
    Anirban Das

    This book presents a philosophical discussion on the issues of the body and knowledge from a feminist perspective.

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    Paperback | October 2012 | ISBN 9780857285690

  53. Overseas Chinese Christian Entrepreneurs in Modern China
     
    A Case Study of the Influence of Christian Ethics on Business Life
    Joy Kooi-Chin Tong

    Inspired by Max Weber’s thesis on the Protestant ethic, this volume examines the influence of Christianity on overseas Chinese entrepreneurs working in China during its transition from a centrally-planned economy toward a market economy under Communist rule.

     
    PRICE:  £60.00  /  $99.00
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    Hardback | February 2012 | ISBN 9780857283535

  54. Religion and the State
     
    A Comparative Sociology
    Edited by Jack Barbalet, Adam Possamai and Bryan S. Turner

    This volume explores key issues in the modern tensions between state and religions by exploring a number of case studies from around the world.

    PRICE:  £60.00  /  $99.00
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    Hardback | December 2011 | ISBN 9780857287984

  55. A. N. Whitehead and Social Theory
     
    Tracing a Culture of Thought
    Michael Halewood

    This book outlines A.N. Whitehead’s philosophy of process and uses it to re-orient a range of topics within social theory, namely: the relation of language and the body; sexual difference and conceptions of nature; the question of realism; the concept of the social; and capitalism as process.

    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00
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    Hardback | September 2011 | ISBN 9780857287960

  56. Corporate Wrongdoing and the Art of the Accusation
     
    Robert R. Faulkner

    This book addresses an old and basic question: what is the moral order of the market? ‘Corporate Wrongdoing and the Art of the Accusation’ is an exploration of accusations of wrongdoing and the revelations these accusations expose about the dark side of capitalism and modern corporations.

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    Paperback | August 2011 | ISBN 9780857287946

  57. Petrified Utopia
     
    Happiness Soviet Style
    Edited by Marina Balina and Evgeny Dobrenko

    ‘Petrified Utopia’ redresses the lack of scholarship on the issue of the pursuit of collective happiness in Soviet culture, and presents a collection of essays that discuss different manifestations of happiness in literature and visual culture.

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    Paperback | July 2011 | ISBN 9780857283900

  58. The Liquidation of Exile
     
    Studies in the Intellectual Emigration of the 1930s
    David Kettler

    A theoretical overview and six case studies showing that the exile of intellectuals is a difficult, dependent, and fluid condition, whose achievements are dearly bought and whose endings rarely fulfill the missions informing their beginnings.

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    Hardback | July 2011 | ISBN 9780857287939

  59. The Legacy of Pierre Bourdieu
     
    Critical Essays
    Edited by Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner

    This volume explores the sociological legacy of the late Pierre Bourdieu through an examination of the intellectual division between his reception in the world of French social sciences and his reception in the Anglophone world.

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    Hardback | April 2011 | ISBN 9780857287687

  60. Can We Live Forever?
     
    A Sociological and Moral Inquiry
    Bryan S. Turner

    An enlightening look into the medical, cultural, religious and philosophical implications of life extension.

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    Paperback | July 2009 | ISBN 9781843317944

  61. Capitalism and Freedom
     
    The Contradictory Character of Globalisation
    Peter Nolan   

    In this remarkable, expansive text, Peter Nolan explores the impact of the domineering economic phenomenon on our personal and social liberties.

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    Paperback | October 2008 | ISBN 9781843312826