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

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

1st Edition

By Kunphatu Sakwit
April 29, 2022

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 ...

International Labour Migration to Europe’s Rural Regions

International Labour Migration to Europe’s Rural Regions

1st Edition

Edited By Johan Fredrik Rye, Karen O'Reilly
April 29, 2022

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

1st Edition

By Margret Fine-Davis
April 29, 2022

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 ...

Transformative Action for Sustainable Outcomes Responsible Organising

Transformative Action for Sustainable Outcomes: Responsible Organising

1st Edition

Edited By Maria Sandberg, Janne Tienari
April 11, 2022

This book critically examines sustainability challenges that humankind faces and offers responsible organising as a solution in responding to these challenges. The text explores how different actors can responsibly organise for transformative action towards sustainable outcomes, as expressed in ...

Suburbia in the 21st Century From Dreamscape to Nightmare?

Suburbia in the 21st Century: From Dreamscape to Nightmare?

1st Edition

Edited By Paul J. Maginn, Katrin B. Anacker
March 25, 2022

The majority of the world’s population now live in urban areas and the 21st century has been declared as the "urban age". However, closer inspection of where people live in cities, especially within so-called advanced liberal democracies such as Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States, ...

Governing Human Lives and Health in Pandemic Times Social Control Policies

Governing Human Lives and Health in Pandemic Times: Social Control Policies

1st Edition

Edited By Matilda Hellman, Tom Kettunen, Saara Salmivaara, Janne Stoneham
March 16, 2022

Governing Human Lives and Health in Pandemic Times looks into the instruments and the type of reasoning involved when large-scale social control strategies were implemented worldwide in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The repertoires of institutional and administrative governance tools used ...

Thinking Through Dilemmas Schemas, Frames, and Difficult Decisions

Thinking Through Dilemmas: Schemas, Frames, and Difficult Decisions

1st Edition

By Lawrence H. Williams
February 14, 2022

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 ...

Neurodiversity Studies A New Critical Paradigm

Neurodiversity Studies: A New Critical Paradigm

1st Edition

Edited By Hanna Bertilsdotter Rosqvist, Nick Chown, Anna Stenning
February 01, 2022

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 ...

People, Care and Work in the Home

People, Care and Work in the Home

1st Edition

Edited By Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem, Antonio Argandoña
February 01, 2022

Introducing novel theoretical, empirical and practical investigations with case studies from UK, Europe, South America and South East Asia, the book offers a novel global outlook on how contemporary homes are facing genuine challenges from operational, economic, spatial, social and wellbeing ...

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

By Will Atkinson
February 01, 2022

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 ...

Political Friendship and Degrowth An Ethical Grounding of an Economy of Human Flourishing

Political Friendship and Degrowth: An Ethical Grounding of an Economy of Human Flourishing

1st Edition

By Areti Giannopoulou
January 31, 2022

Developing a contemporary account of political friendship and synthesizing it with the radical movement of degrowth, this book provides the ethical grounding and the rationale of an alternative economy which serves human flourishing. The Aristotelian political friendship embodies active concern for...

Paramilitary Groups and the State under Globalization Political Violence, Elites, and Security

Paramilitary Groups and the State under Globalization: Political Violence, Elites, and Security

1st Edition

Edited By Jasmin Hristov, Jeb Sprague, Aaron Tauss
December 31, 2021

This book examines the phenomenon of paramilitarism across Latin America and the Caribbean, Eastern Europe, Africa, and Asia, offering a nuanced perspective while identifying key patterns in the way paramilitary violence is implicated in processes of capital accumulation, state-building, and the ...

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