• Global Nomads and Extreme Mobilities book cover

    Global Nomads and Extreme Mobilities

    1st Edition

    By Paivi Kannisto

    Presenting a ground-breaking study of the emerging phenomenon of location-independence, this book examines the way in which the practices of 'global nomads', who live on the road, without fixed abode, place of employment or localised circle of friends, question many of the unwritten norms and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Twenty-First Century Perspectives on Indigenous Studies: Native North America in (Trans)Motion book cover

    Twenty-First Century Perspectives on Indigenous Studies

    Native North America in (Trans)Motion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgit Däwes, Karsten Fitz, Sabine N. Meyer

    In recent years, the interdisciplinary fields of Native North American and Indigenous Studies have reflected, at times even foreshadowed and initiated, many of the influential theoretical discussions in the humanities after the "transnational turn." Global trends of identity politics,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Culture, Philanthropy and the Poor in Late-Victorian London book cover

    Culture, Philanthropy and the Poor in Late-Victorian London

    1st Edition

    By Geoffrey A. C. Ginn

    2018 Choice Outstanding Academic Title ******************************** The Late-Victorian cultural mission to London’s slums was a peculiar effort towards social reform that today is largely forgotten or misunderstood. The philanthropy of middle and upper-class social workers saw hundreds of art…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
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  • The Construction of Environmental News: A Study of Scottish Journalism book cover

    The Construction of Environmental News

    A Study of Scottish Journalism, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Campbell

    First published in 1999, this volume is drawn from a 1992-1996 study and seeks to explain the news process used to identify a newsworthy issue and its application to understanding the construction of environmental news. Drawing upon information retrieval and dissemination via journalists,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Spinning for Labour: Trade Unions and the New Media Environment book cover

    Spinning for Labour: Trade Unions and the New Media Environment

    1st Edition

    By Paul Manning

    First published in 1998, this volume asks: are groups or organisations beyond the sphere of Westminster politics doomed to be marginalised in mainstream news coverage, or can the currently fashionable emphasis upon media techniques and 'spin doctoring' offer such non-official news sources a means…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Modern Industry and the African: An Enquiry into the Effect of the Copper Mines of Central Africa upon Native Society and the Work of the Christian Missions book cover

    Modern Industry and the African

    An Enquiry into the Effect of the Copper Mines of Central Africa upon Native Society and the Work of the Christian Missions, 1st Edition

    By J. Merle Davis

    Originally published in 1933, at the time of its publication, Modern Industry and the African represented a progressive, essentially liberal approach to the development of the Copperbelt of Northern Rhodesia and the response thereto of the Christian Church. It expressed the authors' very real fears…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Women's Work for Jesus book cover

    Women's Work for Jesus

    1st Edition

    By Annie Wittenmyer

    Published in 1987: The writer of these simple pages has left the home duties of women, so long and ably discussed, on the one hand , and the questions of their social and political privileges on the other, and entered the broad, uncultivated field lying between the two.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Patterns of Culture book cover

    Patterns of Culture

    1st Edition

    By Ruth Benedict

    This book was originally published in 1935. For some years past the scientific study of primitive peoples has experimented in a variety of directions for new methods of investigation. Criticism of the comparative method, of which Sir James Frazer is recognized as the foremost exponent all the world…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Power, Knowledge and Feminist Scholarship: An Ethnography of Academia book cover

    Power, Knowledge and Feminist Scholarship

    An Ethnography of Academia, 1st Edition

    By Maria do Mar Pereira

    Feminist scholarship is sometimes dismissed as not quite ‘proper’ knowledge – it’s too political or subjective, many argue. But what are the boundaries of ‘proper’ knowledge? Who defines them, and how are they changing? How do feminists negotiate them? And how does this boundary-work affect women’s…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
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    Transformations

  • Youth Homelessness and Survival Sex: Intimate Relationships and Gendered Subjectivities book cover

    Youth Homelessness and Survival Sex

    Intimate Relationships and Gendered Subjectivities, 1st Edition

    By Juliet Watson

    Survival sex, commonly understood to be the exchange of sex for material support, is a practice that is associated with young homeless women. However, such a narrow definition of survival sex fails to recognise the multiple, complex, and coexisting motivations of young homeless women for engaging…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
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    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Emotions as Commodities: Capitalism, Consumption and Authenticity book cover

    Emotions as Commodities

    Capitalism, Consumption and Authenticity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Illouz

    Capitalism has made rationality into a pervasive feature of human action and yet, far from heralding a loss of emotionality, capitalist culture has been accompanied with an unprecedented intensification of emotional life. This raises the question: how could we have become increasingly rationalized…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
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    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • Third Wave Feminism and Transgender: Strength through Diversity book cover

    Third Wave Feminism and Transgender

    Strength through Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Edward BURLTON Davies

    Feminism and transgender, as social factions or collective subjectivities, have historically evaded, vilified or negated each other’s philosophy and subjectivities. In particular, separatist feminist theorists have portrayed the two ‘sides’ as consisting of mutually incompatible aims and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

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