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  • Economic Globalization and the Citizens' Welfare State: Sweden, UK, Japan, US book cover

    Economic Globalization and the Citizens' Welfare State

    Sweden, UK, Japan, US, 1st Edition

    By Hiroto Tsukada

    This title was first published in 2001: Examining the future of the welfare state in four globalizing economies - Sweden, UK, Japan and US - this book presents a detailed analysis of the ways in which social and economic aspects of these welfare states have altered under growing market-first…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Knowing Beyond Knowledge: Epistemologies of Religious Experience in Classical and Modern Advaita book cover

    Knowing Beyond Knowledge

    Epistemologies of Religious Experience in Classical and Modern Advaita, 1st Edition

    By Thomas A. Forsthoefel

    This title was first published in 2002. This book builds on contemporary discussion of 'mysticism' and religious experience by examining the process and content of 'religious knowing' in classical and modern Advaita. Drawing from the work of William Alston and Alvin Plantinga, Thomas Forsthoefel…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Biographical Research in Eastern Europe: Altered Lives and Broken Biographies book cover

    Biographical Research in Eastern Europe

    Altered Lives and Broken Biographies, 1st Edition

    By Robert Miller

    Edited by Robin Humphrey

    This title was first published in 2003. The transition from socialism experienced by the countries of Eastern and Central Europe during the last decade has been recognised as a profound historical watershed. It is only now, however, that the meanings and dimensions of 'post-socialism' are becoming…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Light Inside: Abakuá Society Arts and Cuban Cultural History book cover

    The Light Inside

    Abakuá Society Arts and Cuban Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By David H. Brown

    Originally published in 2003, The Light Inside is a ground-breaking study of an Afro-Cuban secret society, its sacred arts, and their role in modern Cuban cultural history. Enslaved Africans and creoles developed the Abakuá Society, a system of men’s fraternal lodges, in urban Cuba beginnings in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Natural Disasters: Acts of God or Acts of Man? book cover

    Natural Disasters

    Acts of God or Acts of Man?, 1st Edition

    By Anders Wijkman, Lloyd Timberlake

    Originally published in 1984 Natural Disasters shows how misleading the term “natural disaster” can be. Forces of nature such as earthquakes, cyclones and extreme variations in weather can trigger disasters, but in many Third World countries it is environmental degradation, poverty and rapid…

    Hardback – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Modern German Sociology book cover

    Modern German Sociology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Volker Meja, Dieter Misgeld, Nico Stehr

    Originally published in 1987 Modern German Sociology is a collection of essays containing sociological work published in German since World War II. Included are sections from such out-standing figures as Theodor Adorno, Alexander Mitscherlich, Jürgen Habermas, Niklas Luhmann, and Ralf Darendorf.…

    Hardback – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Political Sociology and Anthropology of Evil: Tricksterology book cover

    The Political Sociology and Anthropology of Evil: Tricksterology

    1st Edition

    By Agnes Horvath, Arpad Szakolczai

    This book offers a new approach to the problem of evil through an examination of the anthropological figure of the ‘trickster’. A lesser known and much more recent term than evil, the authors use the trickster to facilitate a greater understanding of the return of evil in the modern era. Instead of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Life Trajectories Into and Out of Contemporary Neo-Nazism: Becoming and Unbecoming the Hateful Other book cover

    Life Trajectories Into and Out of Contemporary Neo-Nazism

    Becoming and Unbecoming the Hateful Other, 1st Edition

    By Christer Mattsson, Thomas Johansson

    This book provides the first comprehensive sociological study of the contemporary National Socialist movement in Sweden, including how it has developed since the 1990s until the present. It covers the ideas and political aspects of the movement, as well as the subjective and very personal stories…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Critical Ethnographic Perspectives on Medical Travel book cover

    Critical Ethnographic Perspectives on Medical Travel

    1st Edition

    By Cecilia Vindrola Padros

    By taking an ethnographic approach to medical travel, this important book uses critical perspectives to understand inequalities in healthcare access and delivery, including gender, class and ethnicity, and explore how these are negotiated. In this key text Vindrola- Padros presents a comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Composing Processes and Artistic Agency: Tacit Knowledge in Composing book cover

    Composing Processes and Artistic Agency

    Tacit Knowledge in Composing, 1st Edition

    By Tasos Zembylas, Martin Niederauer

    This monograph carries out an in-depth investigation into compositional processes, shedding new light on the components and conditions that constitute artistic agency. Artistic agency relies on the interlocking of such activities that emerge from various propositional and…

    Paperback – 2019-10-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Relativism book cover

    Relativism

    1st Edition

    By Maria Baghramian, Annalisa Coliva

    Relativism, an ancient philosophical doctrine, is once again a topic of heated debate. In this book, Maria Baghramian and Annalisa Coliva present the recent arguments for and against various forms of relativism. The first two chapters introduce the conceptual and historical contours of relativism…

    Paperback – 2019-10-11
    Routledge
    New Problems of Philosophy

  • Water Policy, Imagination and Innovation: Interdisciplinary Approaches book cover

    Water Policy, Imagination and Innovation

    Interdisciplinary Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robyn Bartel, Louise Noble, Jacqueline Williams, Stephen Harris

    This book explores creative interdisciplinary and potentially transformative solutions to the current stalemate in contemporary water policy design. A more open policy conversation about water than exists at present is proposed – one that provides a space for the role of the imagination and is…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

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