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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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Regime Change in Turkey Neoliberal Authoritarianism, Islamism and Hegemony

Regime Change in Turkey: Neoliberal Authoritarianism, Islamism and Hegemony

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

Edited By Paola Rebughini, Enzo Colombo
August 31, 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 ...

Happiness and Domestic Life The Influence of the Home on Subjective and Social Well-being

Happiness and Domestic Life: The Influence of the Home on Subjective and Social Well-being

1st Edition

Edited By Maria Teresa Russo, Antonio Argandoña, Richard Peatfield
August 19, 2022

This book uses a multidisciplinary approach to examine the relationship between the quality of domestic life and the home environment, in its material and relational dimension, with individual and social happiness, in the context of current changes. The theme of happiness and well-being is framed ...

Schools, Space and Culinary Capital

Schools, Space and Culinary Capital

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By Gurpinder Singh Lalli
August 05, 2022

This book introduces the notion of culinary capital to investigate socialisation and school mealtime experiences in an academy school based in the UK. Drawing on interviews collated from children, teachers and staff within the school, the text sheds light on food insecurity in society and schools ...

The Age-friendly Lens

The Age-friendly Lens

1st Edition

Edited By Christie M. Gardiner, Eileen O’Brien Webb
August 05, 2022

This book engages with the concept of age-friendly environments, adopting multi-perspectivity to demonstrate how age-friendly environments can contribute to shifting how we think, feel and act toward issues of age and ageing and operate as a vehicle to improve understandings of ageism. Drawing ...

Prevent Strategy Helping the Vulnerable Being Drawn towards Terrorism or Another Layer of State Surveillance?

Prevent Strategy: Helping the Vulnerable Being Drawn towards Terrorism or Another Layer of State Surveillance?

1st Edition

Edited By David Lowe, Robin Bennett
August 01, 2022

Prevent Strategy is a collection of work from practitioners – youth workers and the police – and academics researching Prevent. This book examines overcoming the stigma attached to Prevent being implicitly racist, problems related to the section 26 duty, training staff on Prevent, ...

Recognising Adoptee Relationships

Recognising Adoptee Relationships

1st Edition

By Christine A. Lewis
August 01, 2022

With a triadic perspective, this autoethnographic narrative explores the temporal, situated nature of interactions between the author as an adoptee with her adult adopted children as well as those between herself and her birth father and mother. The epiphanic adoptive family narratives that are ...

Rural Youth at the Crossroads Transitional Societies in Central Europe and Beyond

Rural Youth at the Crossroads: Transitional Societies in Central Europe and Beyond

1st Edition

Edited By Kai. A Schafft, Sanja Stanić, Renata Horvatek, Annie Maselli
August 01, 2022

Featuring chapters by an international group of scholars and academics, Rural Youth at the Crossroads discusses the challenges and contexts facing youth from rural communities in countries with legacies of socialism undergoing social, political, and economic transition. The chapters employ a...

Urban Secularism Negotiating Religious Diversity in Europe

Urban Secularism: Negotiating Religious Diversity in Europe

1st Edition

By Julia Martínez-Ariño
August 01, 2022

While French laïcité is often considered something fixed, its daily deployment is rather messy. What might we learn if we study the governance of religion from a dynamic bottom-up perspective? Using an ethnographic approach, this book examines everyday secularism in the making. How do city actors ...

Young Refugees and Forced Displacement Navigating Everyday Life in Beirut

Young Refugees and Forced Displacement: Navigating Everyday Life in Beirut

1st Edition

By Liliana Riga, Mary Holmes, Arek Dakessian, Johannes Langer, David Anderson
August 01, 2022

Young Refugees and Forced Displacement is about young Syrian and Iraqi refugees navigating the complex realities of forced displacement in Beirut. It is based on a British Academy funded two-year project with 51 displaced youths aged 8 to 17 and under the care of three local humanitarian ...

Ethics, Economy and Social Science Dialogues with Andrew Sayer

Ethics, Economy and Social Science: Dialogues with Andrew Sayer

1st Edition

Edited By Balihar Sanghera, Gideon Calder
July 18, 2022

This book is a collection of critical engagements with Andrew Sayer, one of the foremost postdisciplinary thinkers of our times, with responses from Sayer himself. Sayer’s ground-breaking contributions to the fields of geography, political economy and social theory have reshaped the terms of ...

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