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Discourse and KnowledgeThe Making of Enlightenment Sociology

Discourse and Knowledge: The Making of Enlightenment Sociology

Piet Strydom

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238058
eISBN:
9781846312960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312960
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

By closely analysing the contributions of such theorists as More, Hobbes, Vico, Montesquieu, Ferguson and Millar to the emergence of sociology in its original form, this book follows the discursive ... More

Global America?The Cultural Consequences of Globalization

Global America?: The Cultural Consequences of Globalization

Ulrich Beck, Nathan Sznaider, and Rainer Winter (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239185
eISBN:
9781846313219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313219
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Many contemporary issues cannot be readily or fully understood at the level of the nation state and the concept of globalization is used to develop understanding through the analysis of global ... More

Migration, Mobility and Modernization

Migration, Mobility and Modernization

David Siddle (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238836
eISBN:
9781846313578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313578
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

For almost a hundred years, the academic study of migration concentrated on evolving standardised models of migration behaviour based on data from censuses or the registration of births, marriages ... More

The MomentTime and Rupture in Modern Thought

The Moment: Time and Rupture in Modern Thought

Heidrun Friese (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239567
eISBN:
9781846314179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314179
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Modern philosophical thought has a manifold tradition of emphasizing ‘the moment’. ‘The moment’ demands questioning all-too-common notions of time, of past, present and future, uniqueness and ... More

The Protestant Ethic DebateMax Weber's Replies to His Critics, 1907-1910

The Protestant Ethic Debate: Max Weber's Replies to His Critics, 1907-1910

David Chalcraft and Austin Harrington (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239765
eISBN:
9781846313868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313868
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Max Weber's The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism continues to be one of the most influential texts in the sociology of modern Western societies. Although Weber never produced the further ... More

Secularization and the World Religions

Secularization and the World Religions

Hans Joas and Klaus Wiegandt (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311871
eISBN:
9781846315671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315671
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The question of religion, its contemporary and future significance and its role in society and state is currently perceived as an urgent one by many and is widely discussed within the public sphere. ... More

Social Theory after the Holocaust

Social Theory after the Holocaust

Robert Fine and Charles Turner (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239659
eISBN:
9781846314087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314087
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This collection of essays explores the character and quality of the Holocaust's impact and the abiding legacy it has left for social theory. The premise which informs the contributions is that, ten ... More

Social Theory and Later ModernitiesThe Turkish Experience

Social Theory and Later Modernities: The Turkish Experience

Ibrahim Kaya

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238881
eISBN:
9781846314094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314094
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The debate on varieties of modernity is central to current social theory and research, and this book explores the theme in relation to the culture and society of Turkey. It focuses on the Kemalist ... More

Sociological BeginningsThe First Conference of the German Society for Sociology

Sociological Beginnings: The First Conference of the German Society for Sociology

Christopher Adair-Toteff

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780853237990
eISBN:
9781781380734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314100
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is a translated edition of five of the nine papers and the responses presented at the first conference of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS) that was held in 1910. These are seminal ... More

Unhastening ScienceAutonomy and Reflexivity in the Social theory of Knowledge

Unhastening Science: Autonomy and Reflexivity in the Social theory of Knowledge

Dick Pels

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236382
eISBN:
9781846314322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314322
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book offers an account of what makes science special among other human pursuits, critically engaging with a variety of approaches, especially constructivist and relativist studies of science and ... More

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