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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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Civil Society: Between Concepts and Empirical Grounds

Civil Society: Between Concepts and Empirical Grounds

1st Edition

Edited By Liv Egholm, Lars Bo Kaspersen
May 30, 2022

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...

Housing and Domestic Abuse Policy into Practice

Housing and Domestic Abuse: Policy into Practice

1st Edition

By Yoric Irving-Clarke, Kelly Henderson
May 30, 2022

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 ...

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

1st Edition

By Deirdre Howard-Wagner
May 30, 2022

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

1st Edition

Edited By Claus Lassen, Lea Holst Laursen
May 30, 2022

Mobilising 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 ...

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

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

1st Edition

By Francesco Ramella, Cecilia Manzo
May 30, 2022

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

1st Edition

By Alan Hall
May 30, 2022

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 ...

Spatialized Injustice in the Contemporary City Protesting as Public Pedagogy

Spatialized Injustice in the Contemporary City: Protesting as Public Pedagogy

1st Edition

Edited By S. Nombuso Dlamini, Angela Stienen
May 13, 2022

This volume documents research illustrating public dissents and interventions to injustice in modern-day cities. Authors present everyday occurrences of city life and place making; still, they show how the ordinary city grows from historical dimensions of injustice, violence and fear. Yet, ordinary...

Attention and its Crisis in Digital Society

Attention and its Crisis in Digital Society

1st Edition

By Enrico Campo
May 09, 2022

In the context of debates surrounding the effects of new technologies on our mental faculties, particularly the attention span, this volume addresses the notion of a deterioration of attention, and the related ideas of cognitive overload, an inability to concentrate, and attention deficit disorder....

Studies on the Social Construction of Identity and Authenticity

Studies on the Social Construction of Identity and Authenticity

1st Edition

Edited By J. Patrick Williams, Kaylan C. Schwarz
May 06, 2022

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 ...

The Diversity of Darkness and Shameful Behaviors

The Diversity of Darkness and Shameful Behaviors

1st Edition

By Tim Delaney
May 06, 2022

The premise of The Diversity of Darkness and Shameful Behaviors is to emphasize the need for enlightened, rational thinking as a paradigm of thought as the culture of shamelessness continues to grow and cast its repulsive dark shadow over those who embrace enlightened reason and basic human rights ...

The Ethos of the Enlightenment and the Discontents of Modernity

The Ethos of the Enlightenment and the Discontents of Modernity

1st Edition

By Matan Oram
May 06, 2022

This book probes the sources and nature of the ‘discontents of modernity’. It proposes a new approach to the philosophic-critical discourse on modernity. The Enlightenment is widely understood to be the foundational moment of modernity. Yet despite its appeal to reason as the ultimate ground of ...

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

1st Edition

By Katherine Appleford
April 29, 2022

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 ...

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