E-books: Sociology & Social Policy

  • Crime and Society book cover

    Crime and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Donna Youngs

    Much of a society’s resources are devoted to dealing with, or preparing for the possibility of, crime. The dominance of concerns about crime also hint at the broader implications that offending has for many different facets of society. They suggest that rather than being an outlawed subset of…

    eBook – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Media Piracy in the Cultural Economy: Intellectual Property and Labor Under Neoliberal Restructuring book cover

    Media Piracy in the Cultural Economy

    Intellectual Property and Labor Under Neoliberal Restructuring, 1st Edition

    By Gavin Mueller

    This book takes a Marxist approach to the study of media piracy – the production, distribution, and consumption of media texts in violation of intellectual property laws – to examine its place as an endemic feature of the cultural economy since the rise of the Internet. The author explores media…

    eBook – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Digital Media and Culture

  • The Anarchist Imagination: Anarchism Encounters the Humanities and the Social Sciences book cover

    The Anarchist Imagination

    Anarchism Encounters the Humanities and the Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Levy, Saul Newman

    This is a broad ranging introduction to twenty-first-century anarchism which includes a wide array of theoretical approaches as well as a variety of empirical and geographical perspectives. The book demonstrates how the anarchist imagination has influenced the humanities and social sciences…

    eBook – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • State Crime and Civil Activism: On the Dialectics of Repression and Resistance book cover

    State Crime and Civil Activism

    On the Dialectics of Repression and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Penny Green, Tony Ward

    State Crime and Civil Activism explores the work of non-government organisations (NGOs) challenging state violence and corruption in six countries – Colombia, Tunisia, Kenya, Turkey, Myanmar and Papua New Guinea. It discusses the motives and methods of activists, and how they document and criticise…

    eBook – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Social Science, Philosophy and Theology in Dialogue: A Relational Perspective book cover

    Social Science, Philosophy and Theology in Dialogue

    A Relational Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pierpaolo Donati, Antonio Malo, Giulio Maspero

    This volume explores the potential of employing a relational paradigm for the purposes of interdisciplinary exchange. Bringing together scholars from the social sciences, philosophy and theology, it seeks to bridge the gap between subject areas by focusing on real phenomena.Although these phenomena…

    eBook – 2019-04-09
    Routledge

  • Psychoanalysis at its Limits: Navigating the Postmodern Turn book cover

    Psychoanalysis at its Limits

    Navigating the Postmodern Turn, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Elliott, Charles Spezzano

    Has psychoanalysis become postmodern? How are the various schools of psychoanalysis being altered by postmodernism? What role does psychoanalysis have to play in the cultural debate in postmodern times? Originally published in 2000, Psychoanalysis at its Limits offers a stimulating account of the…

    eBook – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Anthony Elliott: Early Works in Social Theory

  • Identities in South Asia: Conflicts and Assertions book cover

    Identities in South Asia

    Conflicts and Assertions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vivek Sachdeva, Queeny Pradhan, Anu Venugopalan

    This book examines how identities are formed and expressed in political, social and cultural contexts across South Asia. It is a comprehensive intervention on how, why and what identities have come to be, and takes a closer look at the complexities of their interactions. Drawing on an…

    eBook – 2019-04-09
    Routledge India

  • Feminist Perspectives on Teaching Masculinities: Learning Beyond Stereotypes book cover

    Feminist Perspectives on Teaching Masculinities

    Learning Beyond Stereotypes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sveva Magaraggia, Gerlinde Mauerer, Marianne Schmidbaur

    Feminist Perspectives on Teaching Masculinities looks at teaching non-hegemonic forms of masculinities and highlights their diversity. The collection foregrounds and discusses concepts which are described and gathered as positive, caring, and inclusive masculinities, thus offering a timely and…

    eBook – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Teaching with Gender

  • The Cultivation of Conformity: Towards a General Theory of Internal Secularisation book cover

    The Cultivation of Conformity

    Towards a General Theory of Internal Secularisation, 1st Edition

    By Pink Dandelion

    This book explores the inter-relationship between religious groups and wider society and examines the way religious groups change in relation to societal norms, potentially to the point of undergoing processes of ‘internal secularisation’ within secular and secularist cultures. Received…

    eBook – 2019-04-08
    Routledge

  • Transmedia Work: Privilege and Precariousness in Digital Modernity book cover

    Transmedia Work

    Privilege and Precariousness in Digital Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Karin Fast, Andre Jansson

    In Transmedia Work¸ Karin Fast and André Jansson explore several key questions that frame the study of the social and cultural implications of a digital, connected workforce. How might we understand ‘privilege’ and ‘precariousness’ in today’s digitalized work market? What does it mean to be a…

    eBook – 2019-04-05
    Routledge

  • Horizontal Europeanisation: The Transnationalisation of Daily Life and Social Fields in Europe book cover

    Horizontal Europeanisation

    The Transnationalisation of Daily Life and Social Fields in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Heidenreich

    European integration has transformed the social life of European citizens. Daily life and work no longer take place primarily in a local and national context, but increasingly in a European and transnational frame – a process of ‘horizontal Europeanisation’ which, while increasing the life chances…

    eBook – 2019-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Voice and Participation in Global Food Politics book cover

    Voice and Participation in Global Food Politics

    1st Edition

    By Alana Mann

    As awareness of the commodification of food for profit at the expense of our health and the planet grows, this book foregrounds the communicative dimensions of resistance by food movements. Voice and participation are argued by the author to be the means through which rural and urban communities…

    eBook – 2019-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

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