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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 – 2020-02-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Transnationalising Reproduction: Third Party Conception in a Globalised World book cover

    Transnationalising Reproduction

    Third Party Conception in a Globalised World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roisin Ryan Flood, Jenny Gunnarsson Payne

    Third party conception is a growing phenomenon and provokes a burgeoning range of ethical, legal and social questions. What are the rights of donors, recipients and donor conceived children? How are these reproductive technologies regulated? How is kinship understood within these new family forms?…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    Routledge

  • Practicing Art/Science: Experiments in an Emerging Field book cover

    Practicing Art/Science

    Experiments in an Emerging Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philippe Sormani, Guelfo Carbone, Priska Gisler

    Over the last two decades, multiple initiatives of transdisciplinary collaboration across art, science, and technology have seen the light of day. Why, by whom, and under what circumstances are such initiatives promoted? What does their experimental character look like - and what can be learned,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    Routledge

  • Evil Eye, Jinn Possession, and Mental Health Issues: An Islamic Perspective book cover

    Evil Eye, Jinn Possession, and Mental Health Issues

    An Islamic Perspective, 1st Edition

    By G. Hussein Rassool

    Evil Eye, Jinn Possession, and Mental Health Issues raises awareness of the cultural considerations, religion and spirituality involved in the assessment of Muslim patients with mental health problems. The belief that Jinn spirits can cause mental illness in humans through affliction or possession…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Homelessness: Barely Being book cover

    The Philosophy of Homelessness

    Barely Being, 1st Edition

    By Paul Moran, Frances Atherton

    The Philosophy of Homelessness is borne out of a five-year ethnographic research project involving being with a group of chronically homeless people in Chester. A small city located in the northwest of the UK, Chester is economically supported by its heritage and the tourism that this attracts…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    Routledge

  • Body, Migration, Re/constructive Surgeries: Making the Gendered Body in a Globalized World book cover

    Body, Migration, Re/constructive Surgeries

    Making the Gendered Body in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriele Griffin, Malin Jordal

    Bringing together an international range of case studies and interviews with individuals who have had genital re/construction, Body, Migration, Re/constructive Surgeries explores the socio-cultural meanings of clitoral re/construction following female genital cutting (FGC), hymen reconstruction,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    Routledge

  • Women and the Ideology of Political Exclusion: From Classical Antiquity to the Modern Era book cover

    Women and the Ideology of Political Exclusion

    From Classical Antiquity to the Modern Era, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tatiana Tsakiropoulou-Summers, Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou

    Women and the Ideology of Political Exclusion explores the origin and evolution of the political ideology that has kept women away from centers of political power – from the birth of democracy in ancient Athens to the modern era. In this period of 2500 years, two parallel tracks advanced: while…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    Routledge

  • Ritual, Identity, and the Mayan Diaspora book cover

    Ritual, Identity, and the Mayan Diaspora

    1st Edition

    By Nancy J. Wellmeier

    Originally published in 1998, Ritual, Identity, and the Mayan Diaspora examines the lives and the continuing ritual traditions of the Mayas in the United States. The book focuses on a predominantly Maya town in rural Florida and shows how members of this ancient Central American civilization use…

    Paperback – 2020-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

  • The World Multiple: The Quotidian Politics of Knowing and Generating Entangled Worlds book cover

    The World Multiple

    The Quotidian Politics of Knowing and Generating Entangled Worlds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keiichi Omura, Grant Jun Otsuki, Shiho Satsuka, Atsuro Morita

    The World Multiple, as a collection, is an ambitious ethnographic experiment in understanding how the world is experienced and generated in multiple ways through people’s everyday practices. Against the dominant assumption that the world is a single universal reality that can only be known by…

    Paperback – 2020-01-21
    Routledge

  • Affect in Relation: Families, Places, Technologies book cover

    Affect in Relation

    Families, Places, Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgitt Röttger-Rössler, Jan Slaby

    Decades of research on affect and emotion have brought out the paramount importance of affective processes for human lives. Affect in Relation brings together perspectives from social science and cultural studies to analyze the formative, subject constituting potentials of affect and emotion.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

  • Queer in Africa: LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism book cover

    Queer in Africa

    LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zethu Matebeni, Surya Monro, Vasu Reddy

    African sexualities are dynamic, multi-faceted and resilient. However, people with non-heterosexual sexualities and gender variant identities are often involved in struggles for survival, self-definition, and erotic rights. Queer in Africa forms an entry point for understanding the vulnerabilities…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Indigenous Knowledge Production: Navigating Humanity within a Western World book cover

    Indigenous Knowledge Production

    Navigating Humanity within a Western World, 1st Edition

    By Marcus Woolombi Waters

    Despite many scholars noting the interdisciplinary approach of Aboriginal knowledge production as a methodology within a broad range of subjects – including quantum mathematics, biodiversity, sociology and the humanities - the academic study of Indigenous knowledge and people is struggling to…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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