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Routledge Library Reference Autumn/Winter Collection

The Routledge Library Reference Autumn/Winter Collection is perfect for students and academic researchers. The collection covers a range of sub-disciplines which comprise of the following:

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Sociology

  • Routledge Library Editions: Racism and Fascism

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This set gathers together a collection of out-of-print titles, all classics in their field. Reissued for the first time in some years, they offer an insightful reference resource to a variety of topics. From Professor Colin Holmes’s groundbreaking studies of racism in British society, to Professor…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08
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    Routledge Library Editions: Racism and Fascism

  • Punishment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Jones, Richard Sparks

    A thorny question faced by all civilized societies is what to do when people commit crime, and, in particular, how criminals are to be punished. Yet the nature of punishment, its justifications, aims, and effects has varied markedly throughout history and across—and within—cultures. These matters…

    Hardback – 2015-06-01
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    Critical Concepts in Criminology

  • Transnational Crime

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Sheptycki

    A variety of crime phenomena—including, but by no means limited to, white-collar crime and corruption, environmental crime, and ‘traditional’ organized crime—vie for the attention of international policymakers and researchers. Crime-control responses differ across the globe and the editor of this…

    Hardback – 2015-03-05
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    Critical Concepts in Criminology

  • Identity, 4-vol. set

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Elliott

    A term of antique provenance, ‘identity’ has developed and cohered into a critical concept in contemporary social and cultural analysis. However, the daunting quantity (and variable quality) of the available research exploring the many, often controversial, issues attendant upon identity—and the…

    Hardback – 2014-10-09
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    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Youth and Young Adulthood

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andy Furlong, Dan Woodman

    The parameters within which young people live their lives have changed radically. In particular, rapid and dizzying changes to education systems and labour markets around the world have dramatically increased the complexity of the so-called ‘youth phase’. While ‘youth’ and ‘young adulthood’ have…

    Hardback – 2014-10-09
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    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • State Crime

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Chambliss, Chris Moloney

    In modern times, the most egregious crimes are undoubtedly those committed, incited, or condoned by states (as well as by de facto authorities exerting political and military control over a substantial territory, such as FARC in Colombia). Indeed, both within and without the academy, there is a…

    Hardback – 2014-09-15
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    Critical Concepts in Criminology

  • Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Various Authors

    Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory brings together as one set and as individual volumes a series of previously out-of-print classic titles from a variety of academic imprints. With books ranging from Advances in Social Theory and Methodology to Capital,…

    Hardback – 2014-08-08
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    Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

  • Race and Crime

    1st Edition

    Edited by Coretta Phillips

    Serious research into the problematic and contested relationship between notions of race and crime continues to blossom. Indeed, the work of scholars in this cross-disciplinary field supports numerous international journals, regional organizations, and global conferences. Now, to make some sense of…

    Hardback – 2014-06-30
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    Critical Concepts in Criminology

  • Green Criminology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rob White

    Green Criminology embraces a wide and rapidly growing network of researchers and scholars around the world who are actively engaged in the study of environmental crime and ecological justice. Transgressions against humans, eco-systems, and animals constitute the main focus of Green Criminology and…

    Hardback – 2014-06-27
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    Critical Concepts in Criminology

  • Critical Criminology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Walter S DeKeseredy, Molly Dragiewicz

    Critical Criminology is now a well-established—if heterogeneous and contentious—field of study. The work of critical criminologists supports numerous international journals, regional organizations, and global conferences. As the field continues to flourish as never before, this new title from…

    Hardback – 2014-03-28
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    Critical Concepts in Criminology

  • Population Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Edith Gray, Zhongwei Zhao

    Demography is the scientific study of human populations. Classical demography has at its core three processes: fertility, migration, and mortality. To be human is to be part of the demographic process, so contemporary studies of population focus not only on the implications of population size and…

    Hardback – 2012-11-23
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    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

  • Gender and Crime

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Walklate

    In the late 1950s, Barbara Wootton memorably remarked that if men behaved like women the criminal courts would be idle and the prisons empty. Wootton was among the first to ask fundamental and challenging questions of criminology; about its structure as a discipline and its explanatory potential…

    Hardback – 2012-05-21
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    Critical Concepts in Criminology

  • Gender and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Hunt, Ellen Annandale

    Publisher’s note: The publishers would like to confirm that for Volume 1: ‘Theoretical and Methodological Developments’ and Volume 3: ‘Gender and Healthcare’ Ellen Annandale was the lead editor and lead author of the introductions. Kate Hunt was the lead editor for Volume 2: ‘Understanding the…

    Hardback – 2011-10-17
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    Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

  • Gender

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Evans

    New from the Routledge Major Works programme, this landmark title is a four-volume collection of canonical and the very best cutting-edge research on gender. Taking gender to mean both the forms of identity which follow biological definitions of sex (the social identities of male and female,…

    Hardback – 2010-11-10
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  • The Ethics of Public Health, Volumes I and II

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Freeman

    With a number of public health panics emerging in the past few years, most recently the panic over 'swine flu' in 2009, the publication of this two volume collection is extremely timely. These two volumes cover the complete range of issues relating to the ethics of public health. Topics include…

    Hardback – 2010-03-28
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    The International Library of Medicine, Ethics and Law

  • Restorative Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carolyn Hoyle

    Over the last decade or so, more has been more written and talked about restorative justice than any other criminological topic. In addition to the proliferation of published work, there have been numerous national and international conferences and seminars both within and outside the academy, and…

    Hardback – 2009-07-24
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    Critical Concepts in Criminology

  • Crime Reduction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Moss

    Across the globe, challenging and contentious issues about community safety and security increasingly exercise governments and police forces—as well as, for example, town planners and car-park designers. Consequently, as a specialist area within the wider discipline of criminology, crime reduction…

    Hardback – 2008-12-10
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    Critical Concepts in Criminology

  • Disability

    Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Watson

    Disability Studies is a relatively new area of academic thought, emerging in its current form in the early 1990s. It is, by its nature, broad ranging and has seen a rapid expanse in scholarly research. It is an international development or movement, with active organizations of academics in Britain…

    Hardback – 2007-12-13
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    Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

  • Addiction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Moira Plant, Martin Plant

    Millions of us make use of psychoactive—or mind-altering—drugs. Such drugs, both legal and otherwise, can cause pleasure or pain (or both). So, too, can sex, gambling, shopping, dieting, exercise, and Internet use. ‘Addiction’ or ‘dependence’ on substances like alcohol, tobacco, illicit and…

    Hardback – 2007-11-29
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    Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

  • Sociology of Religion 5 vols

    Critical Concepts in Sociology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Hamilton

    This new Routledge Major Work is a five-volume collection of seminal and influential articles, chapters, and extracts in the sociology of religion and related disciplines. The collection uniquely brings together material ranging widely from conceptual and theoretical discussions through substantive…

    Hardback – 2007-04-26
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    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Death, Dying and Bereavement (4 volumes)

    Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Doka

    The study of death and dying truly crosses disciplinary boundaries. Scholars in the field represent a wide spectrum of disciplines in medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, psychology, philosophy, health education and the humanities. The volumes in this collection therefore take a broad and…

    Hardback – 2006-11-30
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    Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

  • Animals and Society

    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rhoda Wilkie, David Inglis

    Animals are crucial to the functioning of any society: they provide humans with food, labour, raw materials, modes of transport, companionship, scientific knowledge through observation and experimentation, and forms of leisure and entertainment. Given both the wide variety of ways in which animals…

    Hardback – 2006-11-30
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    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

  • Men & Masculinities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Whitehead

    Men & Masculinities is a new title in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Sociology. In five volumes, this set brings together canonical and cutting-edge material in the field to make sense of a rapidly expanding area of research. The sociology of masculinity began to…

    Hardback – 2006-08-24
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    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Genetics

    Critical Concepts in Social and Cultural Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nanneke Redclift, Sahra Gibbon

    Scientific developments have always been central to conceptions of society at particular historical moments. However, the rise of molecular biology and the new genetic knowledge in the twentieth century pose particular challenges to our notions of the individual, our sense of past and future, and…

    Hardback – 2006-07-31
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  • Nature

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Inglis, John Bone, Rhoda Wilkie

    'Nature' is perhaps the most contested term in the social sciences. It has a huge variety of possible meanings, and an equally great number of implications as to what human life actually is and how it should be studied. Questions frequently raised include: What is 'nature'? What is 'human nature'?…

    Hardback – 2005-05-19
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    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

  • Encyclopedia of Criminology

    1st Edition

    Edited by J. Mitchell Miller, Richard A. Wright

    This three-volume work offers a comprehensive review of the pivotal concepts, measures, theories, and practices that comprise criminology and criminal justice.No longer just a subtopic of sociology, criminology has become an independent academic field of study that incorporates scholarship from…

    Hardback – 2005-01-02
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  • Family

    Critical Concepts in Sociology, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Cheal

    This international collection brings together a selection of the most influential work on the concept of the 'Family' and related issues. Introductory chapters introduce the context for the main themes and concepts in each volume, and a comprehensive index allows the reader to navigate the…

    Hardback – 2003-09-25
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    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Islam

    Critical Concepts in Sociology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Professor Bryan S Turner

    Looking beyond the myths and headlines of Islam this text explores the religion from a social science viewpoint. The collection explores Islamic thought and institutions and represents a critical introduction to the system of Islamic belief and practice from a social science…

    Hardback – 2002-12-19
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    Critical Concepts in Sociology

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