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.
Socio-gerontechnology Interdisciplinary Critical Studies of Ageing and Technology
The Economy of Collaboration The New Digital Platforms of Production and Consumption
Indigenous Invisibility in the City Successful Resurgence and Community Development Hidden in Plain Sight
Mobilising Place Management
Classifying Fashion, Fashioning Class Making Sense of Women's Practices, Perceptions and Tastes
Alexander Peine, Barbara L Marshall, Wendy Martin, Louis Neven
January 30, 2021
Social change in the 21st 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 ...
Tasos Zembylas, Martin Niederauer
December 18, 2020
This monograph carries out an in-depth investigation into compositional processes, shedding new light on the components and conditions that constitute artistic agency. Artistic agency relies on the interlocking of such activities that emerge from various propositional and ...
Francesco Ramella, Cecilia Manzo
November 30, 2020
Over the past few decades, the world economy has undergone radical transformations, in part connected to the expansion of the ‘digital economy’, in part to the growing interconnection via the internet of the world of objects and physical processes. This ‘great transformation’ poses the dilemma on ...
November 30, 2020
The Subjectivities and Politics of Occupational Risk links restructuring in three industries to shifts in risk subjectivities and politics, both within workplaces and within the safety management and regulative spheres, often leading to conflict and changes in law, political discourses and ...
Liv Egholm, Lars Bo Kaspersen
November 27, 2020
Examining the historical and social trajectories involved in the continuous development of civil society, this volume reveals the contextual nature of the process. Through empirical studies focusing primarily on Denmark and covering the period from 1849 to the present day, it analyses the manner in...
November 18, 2020
Indigenous Invisibility in the City contextualises the significant social change in Indigenous life circumstances and resurgence that came out of social movements in cities. It is about Indigenous resurgence and community development by First Nations people for First Nations people in cities. ...
Claus Lassen, Lea Holst Laursen
November 13, 2020
Mobilizing Place Management makes an important contribution to the mobilities field by arguing for the need to rethink place management. It takes a point of departure in the mobilities turn and relational place thinking while exploring the relationship between place and mobility. In a world of ...
Yoric Irving-Clarke, Kelly Henderson
November 06, 2020
Housing and Domestic Abuse provides an analysis of how housing policy has been historically utilised in responding to domestic abuse. The authors trace the history of policy from the feminist roots of the refuge movement, to the use of ‘anti-social behaviour’ legislation to address abuse, and the ...
October 20, 2020
Drawing together theoretical ideas from across the social sciences, Classifying Fashion, Fashioning Class examines how the fashion-class association has developed and, using the experiences of middle-and-working class British women, demonstrates how this relationship operates today. Though ...
October 19, 2020
This book chronicles the evolution of women’s participation in the labour force in Ireland over the last five decades. This was largely spearheaded by married women and mothers, leading to many related social issues including childcare, flexible working, the sharing of domestic work and work-life ...
Johan Fredrik Rye, Karen O'Reilly
October 07, 2020
Emerging in the throes of a global pandemic that threatens Europe’s economies and food security, International Labour Migration to Europe’s Rural Regions combines a diverse range of empirically rich, in-depth case studies, analysis of their rural context specificities, and insights from labour ...
Lawrence H. Williams
September 14, 2020
Departing from the sociological dual process model that divides thoughts into automatic and unconscious, or deliberate and conscious occurrences, this book draws on empirical cases to demonstrate the existence of “automatic deliberation.” Through research into the ways in which people address ...