E-books: Sociology & Social Policy

  • 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

  • The Structure of Indian Society: Then and Now book cover

    The Structure of Indian Society

    Then and Now, 2nd Edition

    By A.M. Shah

    This book explores the structural features of Indian society, such as caste, tribe, sect, rural-urban relations, sanskritization and untouchability. Based on a wealth of field research as well as archival material, the book Interrogates the prevailing thinking in Indian sociology on these…

    eBook – 2019-04-02
    Routledge India

  • Postdevelopment in Practice: Alternatives, Economies, Ontologies book cover

    Postdevelopment in Practice

    Alternatives, Economies, Ontologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elise Klein, Carlos Eduardo Morreo

    Postdevelopment in Practice critically engages with recent trends in postdevelopment and critical development studies that have destabilised the concept of development, challenging its assumptions and exposing areas where it has failed in its objectives, whilst also pushing beyond theory to uncover…

    eBook – 2019-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • Sport, Violence and Society book cover

    Sport, Violence and Society

    2nd Edition

    By Kevin Young

    In this fully updated and revised new edition of his landmark study of violence in and around contemporary sport, Kevin Young offers a comprehensive sociological analysis of an issue of central importance within sport studies. The book explores organised and spontaneous violence, both on the field…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Intimate Partner Violence: New Perspectives in Research and Practice book cover

    Intimate Partner Violence

    New Perspectives in Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth A. Bates, Julie C. Taylor

    Since the 1970s the issue of intimate partner violence (IPV) has been explained through the patriarchal desire of men to control and dominate women, but this gendered perspective limits both our understanding of IPV and its treatment. Intimate Partner Violence: New Perspectives in Research and…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Draw on Your Relationships: Creative Ways to Explore, Understand and Work Through Important Relationship Issues book cover

    Draw on Your Relationships

    Creative Ways to Explore, Understand and Work Through Important Relationship Issues, 2nd Edition

    By Margot Sunderland, Nicky Armstrong

    Draw on Your Relationships is a bestselling resource to help people of all ages express, communicate and deal more effectively with their emotions through drawing. Built around five key themes, each section contains a simple picture exercise with clear objectives, instructions and suggestions for…

    eBook – 2019-03-27
    Routledge
    Draw On

  • The Culture of Nature in the History of Design book cover

    The Culture of Nature in the History of Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kjetil Fallan

    The Culture of Nature in the History of Design confronts the dilemma caused by design’s pertinent yet precarious position in environmental discourse through interdisciplinary conversations about the design of nature and the nature of design. Demonstrating that the deep entanglements of design and…

    eBook – 2019-03-26
    Routledge

  • Youth in India: Aspirations, Attitudes, Anxieties book cover

    Youth in India

    Aspirations, Attitudes, Anxieties, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sanjay Kumar

    This book explores the attitudes, anxieties and aspirations of India’s burgeoning young population in a globalised world. Drawing upon time-series survey data of the Indian youth aged between 15 and 34 years across 19 Indian states, it provides key insights into a range of themes along with an…

    eBook – 2019-03-26
    Routledge India

  • Trauma and Resilience in the Lives of Contemporary Native Americans: Reclaiming our Balance, Restoring our Wellbeing book cover

    Trauma and Resilience in the Lives of Contemporary Native Americans

    Reclaiming our Balance, Restoring our Wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Hilary N. Weaver

    Indigenous Peoples around the world and our allies often reflect on the many challenges that continue to confront us, the reasons behind health, economic, and social disparities, and the best ways forward to a healthy future. This book draws on theoretical, conceptual, and evidence-based…

    eBook – 2019-03-18
    Routledge

  • Hubris and Progress: A Future Born of Presumption book cover

    Hubris and Progress

    A Future Born of Presumption, 1st Edition

    By Carlo Bordoni

    This book explores the ancient question of why man seeks to go beyond his limits. A presumptuous tendency known by the ancient Greeks as hubris and believed to be punished by the gods, it developed from a need for our survival to a habit, as humanity has subdued animals, dominated nature, increased…

    eBook – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

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