E-books: Social Sciences

  • Maximum Government, Maximum Governance: Reframing India’s Macroeconomic Discourse book cover

    Maximum Government, Maximum Governance

    Reframing India’s Macroeconomic Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Sashi Sivramkrishna

    Austerity, fiscal consolidation, fiscal discipline and fiscal deficit targets have become the buzzwords of contemporary macroeconomic policy. By tracing the history of macroeconomic schools of thought, Maximum Government, Maximum Governance explores the origins, essence, shortcomings and deception…

    eBook – 2019-02-08
    Routledge

  • Re-thinking Contemporary Political Behaviour: The Difference that Agency Makes book cover

    Re-thinking Contemporary Political Behaviour

    The Difference that Agency Makes, 1st Edition

    By Sadiya Akram

    Proposing a novel approach to understanding the contemporary political landscape, Akram draws on the work of Pierre Bourdieu and Margaret Archer on agency and argues the need for an in-depth engagement with concepts of agency to improve the reach and scope of political analysis. Is the way that…

    eBook – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anti-Politics and Democratic Crisis

  • Recalibrating Juvenile Detention: Lessons Learned from the Court-Ordered Reform of the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center book cover

    Recalibrating Juvenile Detention

    Lessons Learned from the Court-Ordered Reform of the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, 1st Edition

    By David W. Roush

    Recalibrating Juvenile Detention chronicles the lessons learned from the 2007 to 2015 landmark US District Court-ordered reform of the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC) in Illinois, following years of litigation by the ACLU about egregious and unconstitutional conditions of…

    eBook – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Corrections

  • Glocal Languages and Critical Intercultural Awareness: The South Answers Back book cover

    Glocal Languages and Critical Intercultural Awareness

    The South Answers Back, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manuela Guilherme, Lynn Mario T. Menezes de Souza

    This volume provides a new perspective on prevailing discourses on translanguaging and multilingualism by looking at ‘glocal’ languages, local languages which have been successfully "globalized". Focusing on European languages recreated in Latin America, the book features examples from languages…

    eBook – 2019-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

  • Visualizing the Body in Art, Anatomy, and Medicine since 1800: Models and Modeling book cover

    Visualizing the Body in Art, Anatomy, and Medicine since 1800

    Models and Modeling, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Graciano

    This book expands the art historical perspective on art’s connection to anatomy and medicine, bringing together in one text several case studies from various methodological perspectives. The contributors focus on the common visual and bodily nature of (figural) art, anatomy, and medicine around the…

    eBook – 2019-02-06
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • The Lucid Vigil: Deconstruction, Desire and the Politics of Critique book cover

    The Lucid Vigil

    Deconstruction, Desire and the Politics of Critique, 1st Edition

    By Stella Gaon

    Stella Gaon provides the first fully philosophical account of the critical nature of deconstruction, and she does so by turning in an original way to psychoanalysis. Drawing on close readings of Freud and Laplanche, Gaon argues that Derridean deconstruction is driven by a normative investment in…

    eBook – 2019-02-06
    Routledge
    Psychoanalytic Political Theory

  • Routledge Handbook of Tennis: History, Culture and Politics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Tennis

    History, Culture and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert J. Lake

    Tennis is one of the world’s most popular sports, as levels of participation and spectatorship demonstrate.  Moreover, tennis has always been one of the world’s most significant sports, expressing crucial fractures of social class, gender, sexuality, race and ethnicity - both on and off court.…

    eBook – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Conflict Displacement and Legal Protection: Understanding Asylum, Human Rights and Refugee Law book cover

    Conflict Displacement and Legal Protection

    Understanding Asylum, Human Rights and Refugee Law, 1st Edition

    By Charlotte Lülf

    While the 21st century bears witness to several conflicts leading to mass displacement, the conflict in Syria has crystallised the need for a solid legal framework and legal certainty. This book analyses the relevant legal instruments for the provision of a protection status for persons fleeing to…

    eBook – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

  • Football, Fandom and Consumption book cover

    Football, Fandom and Consumption

    1st Edition

    By Oliver Brooks

    Modern football is an industry and capitalism is its engine. However, this book argues for a more nuanced understanding of contemporary football culture and the (self-)identity of football fans. Drawing on original ethnographic research conducted with fans at all levels, from international to lower…

    eBook – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Therapeutic Worlds: Popular Psychology and the Sociocultural Organisation of Intimate Life book cover

    Therapeutic Worlds

    Popular Psychology and the Sociocultural Organisation of Intimate Life, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Nehring, Dylan Kerrigan

    This book builds a fresh perspective on therapeutic narratives of intimate life. Focusing on the question of how popular psychology organises everyday experiences of intimacy, its argument is grounded in qualitative research in Trinidad in the Anglophone Caribbean. Against the backdrop of Trinidad…

    eBook – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Therapeutic Cultures

  • Criminal Procedure and Sentencing book cover

    Criminal Procedure and Sentencing

    9th Edition

    By Hungerford Welch, Peter Hungerford-Welch, Peter Hungerford-Welch

    Criminal Procedure and Sentencing provides a comprehensive, engaging and up-to-date guide to each step of criminal procedure, from the arrest of the suspect through to trial, sentencing and appeals. Taking a strong practical focus throughout, it covers all aspects of the process of the criminal…

    eBook – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • Demobilisation and Reintegration in Colombia: Building State and Citizenship book cover

    Demobilisation and Reintegration in Colombia

    Building State and Citizenship, 1st Edition

    By Francy Carranza-Franco

    This book investigates demobilisation, disarmament and reintegration (DDR) in Colombia during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The six large peace processes and amnesties that took place in Colombia over this period were nation-led, providing an interesting case study for the wider DDR…

    eBook – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Development

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