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  • Opting Out and In: On Women’s Careers and New Lifestyles book cover

    Opting Out and In

    On Women’s Careers and New Lifestyles, 1st Edition

    By Ingrid Biese

    Opting Out and In: On women’s careers and new lifestyles introduces a new perspective and definition of opting out that better reflects contemporary issues and lifestyles. The book offers a timely and comprehensive analysis of the phenomenon of women leaving high-powered careers, adding to current…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • India in Art in Ireland book cover

    India in Art in Ireland

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen James-Chakraborty

    India in Art in Ireland is the first book to address how the relationship between these two ends of the British Empire played out in the visual arts. It demonstrates that Irish ambivalence about British imperialism in India complicates the assumption that colonialism precluded identifying with an…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Becoming Anorexic: A sociological study book cover

    Becoming Anorexic

    A sociological study, 1st Edition

    By Muriel Darmon

    Anorexia tends to be studied within health disciplines, such as medicine, psychoanalysis or psychology. When the condition is discussed in relation to society more broadly, focus is commonly restricted to considerations about the demise of the traditional family meal or the all-pervading obsession…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Social Mobilization, Global Capitalism and Struggles over Food: A Comparative Study of Social Movements book cover

    Social Mobilization, Global Capitalism and Struggles over Food

    A Comparative Study of Social Movements, 1st Edition

    By Renata Motta

    This book explores the transformation of Brazil and Argentina into two of the world’s largest producers of genetically modified (GM) crops. Systematically comparing their stories in order to explain their paths, differences, ruptures and changes, the author reveals that the emergence of the two…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Entangled Inequalities: Exploring Global Asymmetries

  • China's Peasant Agriculture and Rural Society: Changing paradigms of farming book cover

    China's Peasant Agriculture and Rural Society

    Changing paradigms of farming, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Douwe van der Ploeg, Jingzhong Ye

    China's agriculture and rural society has undergone rapid changes in recent years. Many poorer farmers and younger people have moved to cities, and yet China has an immense challenge to feed a growing and more affluent population. This book provides a ‘bottom-up view’ of China’s agriculture,&…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Common Good and Ecological Integrity: Human Rights and the Support of Life book cover

    The Common Good and Ecological Integrity

    Human Rights and the Support of Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Antonio D'Aloia

    Proponents of the concept of ecological integrity argue that it is a necessary component of global governance on which the sustainable future of the planet and its inhabitants depends. This book presents the latest research and current thinking on the role of ecological integrity in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Known Economy: Romantics, Rationalists, and the Making of a World Scale book cover

    The Known Economy

    Romantics, Rationalists, and the Making of a World Scale, 1st Edition

    By Colin Danby

    Why do critics and celebrants of globalization concur that international trade and finance represent an inexorable globe-bestriding force with a single logic? The Known Economy shows that both camps rest on the same ideas about how the world is scaled. Two centuries ago romantic and rationalist…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Seeking the Senses in Physical Culture: Sensuous scholarship in action book cover

    Seeking the Senses in Physical Culture

    Sensuous scholarship in action, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew C. Sparkes

    The sensory revolution in the social sciences is transforming the ways in which the senses and the sensorium are studied and understood in relation to bodies in action. This is the first book to investigate the impact, and challenges, of this revolution for those interested in physical culture.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Shared Characters in Jain, Buddhist and Hindu Narrative: Gods, Kings and Other Heroes book cover

    Shared Characters in Jain, Buddhist and Hindu Narrative

    Gods, Kings and Other Heroes, 1st Edition

    By Naomi Appleton

    Taking a comparative approach which considers characters that are shared across the narrative traditions of early Indian religions (Brahmanical Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism) Shared Characters in Jain, Buddhist and Hindu Narrative explores key religious and social ideals, as well as points of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge

  • Work and Livelihoods: History, Ethnography and Models in Times of Crisis book cover

    Work and Livelihoods

    History, Ethnography and Models in Times of Crisis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susana Narotzky, Victoria Goddard

    Winner of the Society for the Anthropology of Work book prize 2017 This volume presents a global range of ethnographic case studies to explore the ways in which - in the context of the restructuring of industrial work, the ongoing financial crisis, and the surge in unemployment and precarious…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • The Routledge Handbook of Medical Anthropology book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Medical Anthropology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lenore Manderson, Elizabeth Cartwright, Anita Hardon

    The Routledge Handbook of Medical Anthropology provides a contemporary overview of the key themes in medical anthropology. In this exciting departure from conventional handbooks, compendia and encyclopedias, the three editors have written the core chapters of the volume, and in so doing, invite the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Anthropology Handbooks

  • Higher Education and Social Inequalities: University Admissions, Experiences, and Outcomes book cover

    Higher Education and Social Inequalities

    University Admissions, Experiences, and Outcomes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Waller, Nicola Ingram, Michael R.M. Ward

    A university education has long been seen as the gateway to upward social mobility for individuals from lower socio-economic backgrounds, and as a way of reproducing social advantage for the better off. With the number of young people from the very highest socio-economic groups entering university…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge

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