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  • Sociolinguistics: A Sociological Critique book cover

    Sociolinguistics

    A Sociological Critique, 1st Edition

    By Glyn Williams

    Originally published in 1992. This provocative and controversial book calls for a critical analysis of the philosophical assumptions underpinning sociolinguistics. Going back to the philosophical roots of the study of language in society, it argues that they lie in the consensual attitude to…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • The Cultural One or the Racial Many: Religion, Culture and the Interethnic Experience book cover

    The Cultural One or the Racial Many

    Religion, Culture and the Interethnic Experience, 1st Edition

    By Evandro Camara

    First published in 1997, this study aims, first, to enlarge upon the understanding of race and ethnicity through a culturalist-comparative frame of analysis, instead of the standard quantitative and political-economy approaches. Secondly, to analyse in systematic form the religious constitution of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Dragging: Or, in the Drag of a Queer Life book cover

    Dragging: Or, in the Drag of a Queer Life

    1st Edition

    By Shaka McGlotten

    The Political Aesthetics of Drags uses portraits of artists and activists who use drag in Israel/Palestine and Berlin. Rather than take a more traditional academic approach, McGlotten develops the thematic threads of the book through the stories and lives of the performers. Themes emerge…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: What's Wrong With Ethnography? (1992): Methodological Explorations book cover

    Routledge Revivals: What's Wrong With Ethnography? (1992)

    Methodological Explorations, 1st Edition

    By Martyn Hammersley

    Originally published 1992 What's Wrong With Ethnography? provides a fresh look at the rationale for and distinctiveness of ethnographic research in sociology, education and related fields. Relativism, critical theory, the uniqueness of the case study and the distinction between qualitative and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: The Dilemma of Qualitative Method (1989): Herbert Blumer and the Chicago Tradition book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Dilemma of Qualitative Method (1989)

    Herbert Blumer and the Chicago Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Martyn Hammersley

    Originally published in 1989, The Dilemma of Qualitative Method is a stimulating guide to the discussion of qualitative versus quantitative approaches to social research, originated in nineteenth-century debates about the relationship between the methods of history and natural science. One of the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Everyday State in Africa: Governance Practices and State Ideas in Ethiopia book cover

    The Everyday State in Africa

    Governance Practices and State Ideas in Ethiopia, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Mulugeta Gebrie

    This book offers a new understanding of the workings of the everyday Ethiopian state through foregrounding of the everyday politics of state–society relations. In a series of ethnographic cases, this book provides a lively and stimulating view of the lives and experiences of farmers, pastoralists…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Women Managers in Neoliberal Japan: Gender, Precarious Labour and Everyday Lives book cover

    Women Managers in Neoliberal Japan

    Gender, Precarious Labour and Everyday Lives, 1st Edition

    By Swee-Lin Ho

    This book, based on extensive original research, presents a detailed analysis of the varying opportunities and challenges experienced by Japanese women with professional careers, an important category of the population in Japan, whose lives remain little known. It addresses many key issues,…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • Routledge International Handbook of Contemporary Racisms book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Contemporary Racisms

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Solomos

    The study of contemporary forms of racism has expanded greatly over the past four decades. Although it has been a focus for scholarship and research for the past three centuries, it is perhaps over this more recent period that we have seen important transformations in the analytical frames and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Sacred Waters: A Cross-Cultural Compendium of Hallowed Springs and Holy Wells book cover

    Sacred Waters

    A Cross-Cultural Compendium of Hallowed Springs and Holy Wells, 1st Edition

    Edited by Celeste Ray

    Describing sacred waters and their associated traditions in over thirty countries and across multiple time periods, this book identifies patterns in panhuman hydrolatry. Supplying life’s most basic daily need, freshwater sources were most likely the earliest sacred sites, and the first protected…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge

  • Japan’s New Ruralities: Coping with Decline in the Periphery book cover

    Japan’s New Ruralities

    Coping with Decline in the Periphery, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfram Manzenreiter, Ralph Lützeler, Sebastian Polak-Rottmann

    Seeking to challenge negative perceptions within Japanese media and politics on the future of the countryside, the contributors to this book present a counter-argument to the inevitable demise of rural society. Contrary to the dominant argument, which holds outmigration and demographic hyper-aging…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21 
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Local Experiences of Mining in Peru: Social and Spatial Transformations in the Andes book cover

    Local Experiences of Mining in Peru

    Social and Spatial Transformations in the Andes, 1st Edition

    By Gerardo Castillo Guzmán

    This book uses a multi-method approach to examine local experience of contemporary mining development in the Peruvian Andes, creating an understanding of the transformations that rural societies experience in this context. Mining is a major component of economic growth in many resource endowed…

    Hardback – 2020-02-20 
    Routledge

  • A Brief History of Knowledge for Social Science Researchers: Before Method book cover

    A Brief History of Knowledge for Social Science Researchers

    Before Method, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Court

    A Brief History of Knowledge for Social Science Researchers outlines a history of knowledge from Ancient Greece to present day, in Europe and the Western world. This outline provides the basis for understanding where various research methods originate, and their epistemological, historical,…

    Hardback – 2020-02-19 
    Routledge

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