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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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Creating a Shared Moral Community The Building of a Mosque Congregation in London

Creating a Shared Moral Community: The Building of a Mosque Congregation in London

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By Judy Shuttleworth
December 30, 2022

This book explores the religious, educational, and social practice of a Muslim congregation and the moral world it generated within a mosque in UK. The life of the mosque is described through religious practice, communal activities and informal encounters and the history and ideas that shaped the ...

Religion, Life, and Death Untangling Fears and the Search for Coherence

Religion, Life, and Death: Untangling Fears and the Search for Coherence

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By Pamela Leong
December 30, 2022

Based on a content analysis of writing assignments from a class on death and dying, this book focuses on the manner in which college students use religion to make sense of death and the dying process. Drawing on research spanning five years, the author considers the attitudes, concerns, and ...

Subaltern Workers in Contemporary France To Be like Everyone Else

Subaltern Workers in Contemporary France: To Be like Everyone Else

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Edited By Olivier Masclet, Thomas Amossé, Lise Bernard, Marie Cartier, Marie-Hélène Lechien, Olivier Schwartz, Yasmine Siblot
December 30, 2022

This volume explores the lives and work of those who are kept out of poverty by their employment, but who occupy tenuous social positions and subaltern jobs. Presenting a score of household portraits - urban, suburban, and rural - the authors examine what it means to ‘get by’ in France today, ...

Class Boundaries in Europe The Bourdieusian Approach in Perspective

Class Boundaries in Europe: The Bourdieusian Approach in Perspective

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Edited By Cédric Hugrée, Étienne Penissat, Alexis Spire, Johs. Hjellbrekke
November 30, 2022

Drawing inspiration from Pierre Bourdieu’s social space theory, this book provides an unprecedent overview of class relations, covering topics such as class polarisation, cultural reproduction, political orientations, and globalisation. The book applies Bourdieusian social space approach to show ...

Covid-19 Responses of Local Communities around the World Exploring Trust in the Context of Risk and Fear

Covid-19 Responses of Local Communities around the World: Exploring Trust in the Context of Risk and Fear

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Edited By Khun Eng Kuah, Gilles Guiheux, Francis K.G. Lim
November 25, 2022

Presenting a wide range of international case studies, the contributors to this book study the impact of Covid-19 on the risks faced by communities around the globe. Examining cases from the Americas, Europe and Asia – including Mexico, Brazil, China, India, France, and Belgium – Kuah, Guiheux, ...

Space, Mobility, and Crisis in Mega-Event Organisation Tokyo Olympics 2020's Atmospheric Irradiations

Space, Mobility, and Crisis in Mega-Event Organisation: Tokyo Olympics 2020's Atmospheric Irradiations

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By Rodanthi Tzanelli
November 25, 2022

This book advances an alternative critical posthumanist approach to mega-event organisation, taking into account both the new and the old crises which humanity and our planet face. Taking the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games as a case study, Tzanelli explores mega-event crisis and risk management ...

Remaking Culture and Music Spaces Affects, Infrastructures, Futures

Remaking Culture and Music Spaces: Affects, Infrastructures, Futures

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Edited By Ian Woodward, Jo Haynes, Pauwke Berkers, Aileen Dillane, Karolina Golemo
November 18, 2022

This collection analyses the remaking of culture and music spaces during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Its central focus is how cultural producers negotiated radically disrupted and uncertain conditions by creating, designing and curating new objects and events, and through making alternative ...

Academic Freedom and Precarity in the Global North Free as a Bird

Academic Freedom and Precarity in the Global North: Free as a Bird

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Edited By Aslı Vatansever, Aysuda Kölemen
October 21, 2022

With contributions from six leading scientific countries of the Global North and from the general European Higher Education Area, this book questions the predominant view on academic freedom and pleads for a holistic approach. While academic freedom has been a top agenda point for the global ...

Capitalisms and Democracies Can Growth and Equality be Reconciled?

Capitalisms and Democracies: Can Growth and Equality be Reconciled?

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Edited By Carlo Trigilia
October 11, 2022

This book examines steadily-growing increases in inequality within Western capitalist democracies, examining with care the differences between these democracies rooted in their culture and institutions. It highlights the differences in growth and inequalities between different countries, pointing ...

Regime Change in Turkey Neoliberal Authoritarianism, Islamism and Hegemony

Regime Change in Turkey: Neoliberal Authoritarianism, Islamism and Hegemony

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Edited By Errol Babacan, Melehat Kutun, Ezgi Pinar, Zafer Yilmaz
September 26, 2022

Turkey’s new presidential regime, promoted and shaped by the Justice and Development Party (AKP), has become a global template for rising authoritarianism. Its violence intensifi es the exigency for critical analysis. By focusing on neoliberal authoritarian, hegemonic and Islamist aspects, this ...

Socio-gerontechnology Interdisciplinary Critical Studies of Ageing and Technology

Socio-gerontechnology: Interdisciplinary Critical Studies of Ageing and Technology

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Edited By Alexander Peine, Barbara L. Marshall, Wendy Martin, Louis Neven
September 26, 2022

Social change in the twenty-first century is shaped by both demographic changes associated with ageing societies and significant technological change and development. Outlining the basic principles of a new academic field, Socio-gerontechnology, this book explores common conceptual, theoretical and...

Framing Social Theory Reassembling the Lexicon of Contemporary Social Sciences

Framing Social Theory: Reassembling the Lexicon of Contemporary Social Sciences

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Edited By Paola Rebughini, Enzo Colombo
September 06, 2022

This book proposes a reconstruction of contemporary social theory, focusing on thematic issues rather than on authors or schools of thought. In so doing, it endeavours to bridge epistemological approaches and locate critical claims shared by the main trajectories and notions of sociological ...

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