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Textbooks

  1. The perfect textbooks on social exclusion in sport

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  2. Sociological Perspectives on Sport

    The Games Outside the Games
    Edited by David Karen, Robert E. Washington

    Sociological Perspectives on Sport: The Games Outside the Games seeks not only to inform students about the sports world but also to offer them analytical skills and the application of theoretical perspectives that deepen their awareness and understanding of social processes linking sports to the larger social world... Read more...

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New Titles

  1. Regulation of Speech in Multicultural Societies

    Edited by Marcel Maussen, Ralph Grillo

    This book focuses on the way in which public debate and legal practice intersect when it comes to the value of free speech and the need to regulate "offensive", "blasphemous" or "hate" speech, especially, though not exclusively where such speech is thought to be offensive to members of ethnic and religious minorities... Read more...

  2. Science and Democracy

    Making Knowledge and Making Power in the Biosciences and Beyond
    Edited by Stephen Hilgartner, Clark Miller, Rob Hagendijk

    In the life sciences and beyond, new developments in science and technology and the creation of new social orders go hand in hand. In short, science and society are simultaneously and reciprocally coproduced and changed. Scientific research not only produces new knowledge and technological systems but also constitutes new forms of expertise and contributes to the emergence of new modes of living and new forms of exchange... Read more...

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Research & Reference

  1. Interview with Lorri J. SantamarĂ­a, lead author of Cross Cultural Women Scholars in Academe

    Click here to read a fascinating interview with Lorri J. Santamaría, lead author of 'Cross Cultural Women Scholars in Academe'. She reveals the reasons why she decided to write this book, what she found surprising when researching the book and her thoughts on how this field is evolving today.

    This interview is part of the International Women's Day promotion at Routledge, click here to view all the books in the promotion.

    (This book is part of the Routledge Research in Gender and Society Series. Click here to go to the series page)

  2. Interview with Lisa K. Taylor and Jasmin Zine

    Click here to read a fascinating interview with Lisa K. Taylor and Jasmin Zine, the Editors of Muslim Women, Transnational Feminism and the Ethics of Pedagogy. They reveal the reasons why they decided to write the book, what they found surprising when researching the book and how they see this field developing.

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General Interest

  1. ‘Comedy and Distinction’ Nominated for Prestigious Award

    Comedy and Distinction by Sam Friedman has been shortlisted for the prestigous BSA Philip Abrams Memorial Prize... Read more...

  2. ABC Radio Australia - Anthony Elliot on the ‘The Reinvention Revolution’

    Anthony Elliot, author of Reinvention, recently featured on the ABC Radio Australia show 'Big Ideas' to discuss our cultural obsession with the 'makeover'... Read more... 

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