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Just a few of the areas we publish in include Social Theory, Research Methods, Gender Studies, Health Studies, Political Sociology, Social Class, Sociology of Culture, Sociology of the Family, Disability Studies, The Body and Urban Sociology.

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Textbooks

  1. Reproduction and Society: Interdisciplinary Readings

    Edited by Carole Joffe and Jennifer Reich

    A collection of essays, framed with original introductions, Reproduction and Society helps students to think critically about reproduction as a social phenomenon. Divided into six rich and varied sections, this book offers students and instructors a broad overview of the social meanings of reproduction and offers opportunities to explore...
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  2. Social Statistics

    Managing Data, Conducting Analyses, Presenting Results, 2nd Edition
    By Thomas J. Linneman

    Learn more about Social Statistics by watching our recent collection of interviews with the author, Tom Linneman, under the NEW Videos tab. Watch here >>>

    Many fundamentally important decisions about our social life are a function of how well we understand and analyze DATA. This sounds so obvious but it is so misunderstood. Social statisticians struggle with this problem in their teaching constantly... Read more...

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New Titles

  1. Rio de Janeiro

    Urban Life through the Eyes of the City
    By Beatriz Jaguaribe

    "Through artistic imaginaries, media productions, social practices and spatial mappings, this book offers an insightful and original contribution to the understanding of Rio de Janeiro, one of the highly contested urban terrains in the world. Offering a rich diversity of examples extracted from lived experience, iconographic materials, and narratives, it provides innovative and compelling connections between theoretical questions and urban vignettes..." Read more...

  2. Routledge Handbook of European Sociology

    Edited by Sokratis Koniordos and Alexandros Kyrtsis

    The Routledge Handbook of European Sociology explores the main aspects of the work and scholarship of European sociologists during the last sixty years (1950-2010), a period that has shaped the methods and identity of the sociological craft. European social theory has produced a vast constellation of theoretical landscapes with a far reaching impact...
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Research & Reference

  1. 2014 Ruth Benedict Honorable Mention Book Prize Winner

    We are very proud to announce that Elisabeth L. Engebretsen is this year’s winner for the Association for Queer Anthropology (AQA) Ruth Benedict Honorable Mention Book Prize, for her book, Queer Women in Urban China: An Ethnography.

    To celebrate, we are offering FREE ACCESS to the whole book until 19th October 2014. Just click on the View Inside this Book icon to start reading!

  2. NEW - Routledge Handbook of Sexuality Studies in East Asia

    'At last, a dazzling and comprehensive collection that sets a new benchmark in East Asian studies. The international experts in this smart volume explore a range of significant topics, from sexual minorities to sexual politics, placing sexuality studies front and center on the Asian studies bookshelf. Pioneering, thought-provoking, and deeply knowledgeable.' – Laura Miller, University of Missouri-St. Louis, USA

    Order your copy now and take advantage of the pre-publication offer of £125 (RRP £140. Valid until 2nd December 2014)

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General Interest

  1. 2014 Sociology Bestsellers

    We are proud to present our Top 10 Bestselling titles for 2014 from Routledge Sociology.

    Learn more about any of these bestsellers by just clicking on the titles below, where you can read the full blurb, view the table of contents, read reviews, and view inside with FREE ACCESS to the first 30 pages of every book!

  2. Author Interview: Family Mobility

    Catherine Doherty, Wendy Patton and Paul Shield recently answered a few questions for us about their new book, Family Mobility: Reconciling Career Opportunities and Educational Strategy.

    Find out how the three authors came together to write a book on this topic, what surprised them when conducting the research for the book, and challenged their initial understanding of family mobility, and the opportununities for further research on this subject area. Click here for the full interview >>>

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