Essential CHOICE Titles from Routledge and CRC Press

A full list of titles reviewed as "Essential" by CHOICE Magazine, 2012-2019.


The full list of Routledge Sociology titles reviewed as Essential by CHOICE Magazine since 2012.

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  • The Precarious Generation

    A Political Economy of Young People, 1st Edition

    By Judith Bessant, Rys Farthing, Rob Watts

    This book draws on a wealth of evidence including young people’s own stories, to document how they are now faring in increasingly unequal societies like America, Britain, Australia, France and Spain. It points to systematic generational inequality as those born since 1980 become the first…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Far-Right Fantasy

    A Sociology of American Religion and Politics, 1st Edition

    By James Aho

    Far-Right Fantasy is a straight-forward, jargon-free study of contemporary American right-wing extremism. Accessible to both professional and lay audiences, it allows activists to speak for themselves in their own words. It takes the self-announced religious motivations of extremists seriously, and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-17

  • Rural Sociologists at Work

    Candid Accounts of Theory, Method, and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johannes Hans Bakker

    This collection of original chapters, written by prominent social scientists, elucidates the theory and practice of contemporary rural sociology. The book applies lessons from the careers of sociologists and their field research endeavors, covering a wide range of topics: agricultural production,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-20

  • Handbook on Evolution and Society

    Toward an Evolutionary Social Science, 1st Edition

    By Alexandra Maryanski, Richard Machalek, Jonathan H. Turner

    Handbook on Evolution and Society brings together original chapters by prominent scholars who have been instrumental in the revival of evolutionary theorizing and research in the social sciences over the last twenty-five years. Previously unpublished essays provide up-to-date, critical surveys of…

    Hardback – 2015-01-30

  • Routledge International Handbook of Diversity Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steven Vertovec

    In recent years the concept of ‘diversity’ has gained a leading place in academic thought, business practice and public policy worldwide. Although variously used, ‘diversity’ tends to refer to patterns of social difference in terms of certain key categories. Today the foremost categories shaping…

    Hardback – 2014-11-26
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Rise of Critical Animal Studies

    From the Margins to the Centre, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nik Taylor, Richard Twine

    As the scholarly and interdisciplinary study of human/animal relations becomes crucial to the urgent questions of our time, notably in relation to environmental crisis, this collection explores the inner tensions within the relatively new and broad field of animal studies. This provides a platform…

    Hardback – 2014-03-28
    Routledge Advances in Sociology