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Routledge Advances in Sociology


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This series presents cutting-edge developments and debates within the field of sociology. It provides a broad range of case studies and the latest theoretical perspectives, while covering a variety of topics, theories and issues from around the world. It is not confined to any particular school of thought.

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The Primordial Modernity of Malay Nationality Contemporary Identity in Malaysia and Singapore

The Primordial Modernity of Malay Nationality: Contemporary Identity in Malaysia and Singapore

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By Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir, Humairah Zainal
December 15, 2021

Humairah and Kamaludeen examine contemporary Malay national identity in Singapore and Malaysia through the lens of ‘primordial modernity’, taking on a comparative transnational perspective. How do Malays in Singapore and Malaysia conceptualise and negotiate their ethnic identity vis-à-vis the ...

Community Resilience A Critical Approach

Community Resilience: A Critical Approach

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By Katy Wright
November 30, 2021

This book provides an alternative perspective on community resilience, drawing on critical sociological and social policy insights about how people individually and collectively cope with different kinds of adversity. Based on the idea that resilience is more than simply an invention of neoliberal ...

Sociology of World Heritage An Asian Perspective

Sociology of World Heritage: An Asian Perspective

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By Ogino Masahiro
November 30, 2021

Taking mainly Japanese and other Asian case studies as examples, Ogino examines the motivations behind the preservation of objects and sites considered to be of cultural significance. Using the perspectives of Japanese and Chinese approaches to cultural heritage, the book critiques the European ...

The Class Structure of Capitalist Societies, Volume 2 Social Space and Symbolic Domination in Three Nations

The Class Structure of Capitalist Societies, Volume 2: Social Space and Symbolic Domination in Three Nations

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By Will Atkinson
November 30, 2021

The second volume of The Class Structure of Capitalist Societies maps the distribution of social powers and associated properties and lifestyles in unparalleled detail by examining the results of a brand-new survey delivered in Sweden, Germany and the US. Continuing the cross-national ...

The Disfigured Face in American Literature, Film, and Television

The Disfigured Face in American Literature, Film, and Television

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Edited By Cornelia Klecker, Gudrun M. Grabher
November 30, 2021

The face, being prominent and visible, is the foremost marker of a person’s identity, as well as their major tool of communication. Facial disfigurements, congenital or acquired, not only erase these significant capacities, but since ancient times, they have been conjured up as outrageous and ...

The New Sociology of Ageing

The New Sociology of Ageing

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By Martin Slattery
November 30, 2021

The New Sociology of Ageing seeks to explore the challenges and opportunities of Ageing as a global force in its own right working alongside globalisation, urbanisation, new technology and now both climate change and global pandemics in transforming life in the 21st century. Through the eyes of a ...

We, Other Utopians Recombinant DNA, Genome Editing, and Artificial Life

We, Other Utopians: Recombinant DNA, Genome Editing, and Artificial Life

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By Eva Šlesingerová
November 30, 2021

We, Other Utopians is the first book to analyze the topics of genome editing/recombinant DNA on the basis of ethnographic research in the post-communist context. The book focuses on the topics of human DNA editing and genome repair on two levels. First, inspired by texts analyzing the concept of ...

Identifying and Managing Risk at Work Emerging Issues in the Context of Globalisation

Identifying and Managing Risk at Work: Emerging Issues in the Context of Globalisation

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Edited By Chris L. Peterson
November 26, 2021

With a focus on five major regions globally (UK, US, Europe, Canada and Australia) Identifying and Managing Risk at Work outlines key regional factors affecting risk and its management. This volume looks at the social production and social construction of risk as well as taking a labour process ...

The Paradigm of Social Interaction

The Paradigm of Social Interaction

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By Nikolai Genov
November 26, 2021

The monograph The Paradigm of Social Interaction presents a paradigmatic synthesis in sociology. This is a reaction to the growing paradigmatic divisions in the discipline and an attempt at fostering the cumulative development of sociological knowledge. The suggested conceptual fusion includes ...

Emotions and Belonging in Forced Migration Syrian Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Emotions and Belonging in Forced Migration: Syrian Refugees and Asylum Seekers

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By Basem Mahmud
September 28, 2021

Emotions and Belonging in Forced Migration takes a sociology of emotions approach to gain a better understanding of the present situation of forced migration. Furthermore, it helps to bring the voices and views of forced migrants to academic and public debates in Western society, where they have ...

The Emotions in the Classics of Sociology A Study in Social Theory

The Emotions in the Classics of Sociology: A Study in Social Theory

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Edited By Massimo Cerulo, Adrian Scribano
September 24, 2021

The Emotions in the Classics of Sociology stands as an innovative sociological research that introduces the study of emotions through a detailed examination of the theories and concepts of the classical authors of discipline. Sociology plays a crucial role emphasizing how much emotional expressions...

Class and Inequality in the Time of Finance Subject to Terms and Conditions

Class and Inequality in the Time of Finance: Subject to Terms and Conditions

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By Niamh Mulcahy
September 10, 2021

This book explores the effects of the gradual liberalisation of capital markets and the expansion of consumer credit on poorer households in the United Kingdom, with particular attention to the precariousness caused by a lack of savings and a reliance on debt. Asking what it means for poorer ...

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