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  • The Rise of Consumer Capitalism in America, 1880 - 1930 book cover

    The Rise of Consumer Capitalism in America, 1880 - 1930

    1st Edition

    By Cesare Silla

    This book offers a genealogical account of the rise of consumer capitalism, tracing its origins in America between 1880 and 1930 and explaining how it emerged to become the dominant form of social organization of our time. Asking how it was that we came to be consumers who live in societies that…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • 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

  • Global Mobility and Higher Learning book cover

    Global Mobility and Higher Learning

    1st Edition

    By Anatoly Oleksiyenko

    This book examines learning-mobility tensions and ties caused by convergences and divergences of social, organizational and cognitive forces in global higher education. As some of these forces generate status anxiety, and others enhanced self-worth, this volume asks the questions: How can students…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Chinese Transnational Migration in the Age of Global Modernity: The Case of Oceania book cover

    Chinese Transnational Migration in the Age of Global Modernity

    The Case of Oceania, 1st Edition

    By Liangni Sally Liu

    The term ‘circulatory transnational migration’ best describes the unconventional migratory route of many contemporary Chinese migrants – that is an unfinished set of circulatory movements that these migrants engage in between the homeland and various host countries. ‘Return migration’, ‘step…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

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