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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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Socio-gerontechnology Interdisciplinary Critical Studies of Ageing and Technology

Socio-gerontechnology Interdisciplinary Critical Studies of Ageing and Technology

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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 ...

Composing Processes and Artistic Agency Tacit Knowledge in Composing

Composing Processes and Artistic Agency Tacit Knowledge in Composing

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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 ...

The Economy of Collaboration The New Digital Platforms of Production and Consumption

The Economy of Collaboration The New Digital Platforms of Production and Consumption

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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 ...

The Subjectivities and Politics of Occupational Risk Mines, Farms and Auto Factories

The Subjectivities and Politics of Occupational Risk Mines, Farms and Auto Factories

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Alan Hall
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 ...

Civil Society: Between Concepts and Empirical Grounds

Civil Society: Between Concepts and Empirical Grounds

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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...

Indigenous Invisibility in the City Successful Resurgence and Community Development Hidden in Plain Sight

Indigenous Invisibility in the City Successful Resurgence and Community Development Hidden in Plain Sight

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Deirdre Howard-Wagner
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. ...

Mobilising Place Management

Mobilising Place Management

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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 ...

Housing and Domestic Abuse Policy into Practice

Housing and Domestic Abuse Policy into Practice

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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 ...

Classifying Fashion, Fashioning Class Making Sense of Women's Practices, Perceptions and Tastes

Classifying Fashion, Fashioning Class Making Sense of Women's Practices, Perceptions and Tastes

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Katherine Appleford
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 ...

Women and Work in Ireland A Half Century of Attitude and Policy Change

Women and Work in Ireland A Half Century of Attitude and Policy Change

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Margret Fine-Davis
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 ...

International Labour Migration to Europe’s Rural Regions

International Labour Migration to Europe’s Rural Regions

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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 ...

Thinking Through Dilemmas Schemas, Frames, and Difficult Decisions

Thinking Through Dilemmas Schemas, Frames, and Difficult Decisions

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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 ...

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