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  • Philosophy of the Social Sciencesby C. Mantzavinos

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 30.00

    A unique discussion between philosophers and social scientists which extends the frontiers of the philosophy of the social sciences. more...

  • Die Kriminalitätstheorien der Chicago-Soziologieby Sven Paschke

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 37.16

    In den Zwanziger und Dreißiger Jahren des letzten Jahrhunderts wurden am Department der Soziologie an der Universität Chicago drei Veröffentlichungen unter Leitung von Clifford Shaw erarbeitet: "The Jackroller", "The Natural History of a Delinquent Career" und "Brothers in Crime." Diese beinhalten ausführliche autobiographische Darstellungen von kriminellen... more...

  • Jürgen Habermasby Walter Reese-Schäfer

    Campus Verlag 2001; US$ 12.27

    Jürgen Habermas ist der international bedeutendste lebende Philosoph Deutschlands, der mit seiner Diskurstheorie einen der wichtigsten Beiträge zur Gegenwartsphilosophie geleistet hat. Er verkörpert darüber hinaus die Figur des kritischen Intellektuellen, der engagiert in gesellschaftliche Debatten eingreift, wenn er sie nicht - wie etwa den "Historikerstreit"... more...

  • The Frankfurt School and its Criticsby The late Tom Bottomore

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95

    Controversial look at the School's contribution to modern sociology, examining issues previously not discussed, such as the neglect of history and political economy by the critical theorists, and the relationship of the School to radical movements. more...

  • Adorno, Habermas and the Search for a Rational Societyby Deborah Cook

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    Exploring the premises shared by both critical theorists, along with their profound disagreements about social conditions today, this book defends Adorno against Habermas' influential criticisms of his account of Western society. more...

  • The Frankfurt School Revisitedby Richard Wolin

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 47.95

    This volume is a collection of essays by Richard Wolin, a leading political theorist and intellectual historian. They focus on European Political Thought, particularly with figures associated with the Frankfurt School. more...

  • Frankfurt School Perspectives on Globalization, Democracy, and the Lawby William E. Scheuerman

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 42.95

    "Frankfurt School Perspectives on Globalization, Democracy, and the Law" makes use of the work of first-generation Frankfurt School theorist Franz L. Neumann, in conjunction with his famous successor, Jurgen Habermas, to try to understand the momentous political and legal transformations generated by globalization. This volume demonstrates... more...

  • No Social Science Without Critical Theoryby Harry F. Dahms

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 102.00

    Highlights the problematic nature of mainstream perspectives, and the growing need to reaffirm how the specific kind of critique the early Frankfurt School theorists advocated is not less, but far more important today. This book examines the links between more...

  • The Frankfurt School in Exileby Thomas Wheatland

    University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 40.00

    Members of the Frankfurt School have had an enormous effect on Western thought, beginning soon after Max Horkheimer became the director of the Institute for Social Research at the University of Frankfurt am Main, in 1930. Also known as the Horkheimer Circle, the group included such eminent intellectuals as Theodor Adorno, Herbert Marcuse, Erich Fromm,... more...

  • The Dialogical Turnby Charles Camic; Hans Joas

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 41.99

    Since its birth, sociology has struggled vainly to achieve an encompassing intellectual 'synthesis' as it has fought against the explosion of ideas about the social world. This volume considers an alternative response that has recently developed to conditions of intellectual fragmentation: 'the dialogical turn,' a sociological approach that welcomes... more...