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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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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 ...

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 19, 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 ...

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 ...

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 15, 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 ...

Thinking Through Dilemmas Schemas, Frames, and Difficult Decisions

Thinking Through Dilemmas: Schemas, Frames, and Difficult Decisions

1st Edition

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 ...

Globalisation, Tourism and Simulacra A Baudrillardian Study of Tourist Space in Thailand

Globalisation, Tourism and Simulacra: A Baudrillardian Study of Tourist Space in Thailand

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Kunphatu Sakwit
August 10, 2020

This book draws on the thought of Baudrillard to explore the effects of globalisation and tourism in a Thai context. Arguing that tourism does not necessarily erode local culture but that local culture can in fact be recreated through globalisation and tourism, the author employs studies of the ...

Studies on the Social Construction of Identity and Authenticity

Studies on the Social Construction of Identity and Authenticity

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J. Patrick Williams, Kaylan C. Schwarz
August 04, 2020

As identity and authenticity discourses increasingly saturate everyday life, so too have these concepts spread across the humanities and social sciences literatures. Many scholars may be interested in identity and authenticity but lack knowledge of paradigmatic or disciplinary approaches to these ...

Neurodiversity Studies A New Critical Paradigm

Neurodiversity Studies: A New Critical Paradigm

1st Edition

Hanna Bertilsdotter Rosqvist, Nick Chown, Anna Stenning
July 23, 2020

Building on work in feminist studies, queer studies and critical race theory, this volume challenges the universality of propositions about human nature, by questioning the boundaries between predominant neurotypes and ‘others’, including dyslexics, autistics and ADHDers. This is the first work ...

The Class Structure of Capitalist Societies Volume 1: A Space of Bounded Variety

The Class Structure of Capitalist Societies: Volume 1: A Space of Bounded Variety

1st Edition

Will Atkinson
July 22, 2020

This first volume of The Class Structure of Capitalist Societies offers a bold and wide-ranging assessment of the shape and effects of class systems across a diverse range of capitalist nations. Plumbing a trove of data and deploying cutting-edge techniques, it carefully maps the distribution of ...

Ageing, Diversity and Equality Social Justice Perspectives

Ageing, Diversity and Equality: Social Justice Perspectives

1st Edition

Sue Westwood
June 30, 2020

Current understandings of ageing and diversity are impoverished in three main ways. Firstly, with regards to thinking about what inequalities operate in later life there has been an excessive preoccupation with economic resources. On the other hand, less attention has been paid to cultural norms ...

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