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  • Knowledge, Networks and Policy: Regional Studies in Postwar Britain and Beyond book cover

    Knowledge, Networks and Policy

    Regional Studies in Postwar Britain and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By James Hopkins

    ‘The region’ has been used to understand and propose solutions to phenomena and problems outside the dominant spatial scale of the twentieth century – the nation state. Its influence can be seen in multiple social science disciplines and in public policy across the globe. But how was this knowledge…

    eBook – 2015-05-08
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Benoy Kumar Sarkar: Restoring the nation to the world book cover

    Benoy Kumar Sarkar

    Restoring the nation to the world, 1st Edition

    By Satadru Sen

    This book explores the life and times of the pioneering Indian sociologist Benoy Kumar Sarkar. It locates him simultaneously in the intellectual history of India and the political history of the world in the twentieth century. It focuses on the development and implications of Sarkar’s thinking on…

    eBook – 2015-05-01
    Routledge India
    Pathfinders

  • Health, Food and Social Inequality: Critical Perspectives on the Supply and Marketing of Food book cover

    Health, Food and Social Inequality

    Critical Perspectives on the Supply and Marketing of Food, 1st Edition

    By Carolyn Mahoney

    Health, Food and Social Inequality investigates how vast amounts of consumer data are used by the food industry to enable the social ranking of products, food outlets and consumers themselves, and how this influences food consumption patterns. This book supplies a fresh social scientific…

    eBook – 2015-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • World Yearbook of Education 2015: Elites, Privilege and Excellence: The National and Global Redefinition of Educational Advantage book cover

    World Yearbook of Education 2015

    Elites, Privilege and Excellence: The National and Global Redefinition of Educational Advantage, 1st Edition

    Edited by Agnès van Zanten, Stephen J. Ball, Brigitte Darchy-Koechlin

    This latest volume in the World Yearbook of Education Series focuses on educational elites and inequality, focusing particularly on the ways in which established and emergent groups located at the top of the social hierarchy and power structure reproduce, establish or redefine their position. The…

    eBook – 2015-02-11
    Routledge
    World Yearbook of Education

  • Handbook of Contemporary Behavioral Economics: Foundations and Developments book cover

    Handbook of Contemporary Behavioral Economics

    Foundations and Developments, 1st Edition

    By Morris Altman

    At a time when both scholars and the public demand explanations and answers to key economic problems that conventional approaches have failed to resolve, this groundbreaking handbook of original works by leading behavioral economists offers the first comprehensive articulation of behavioral…

    eBook – 2015-01-30
    Routledge

  • Maternity Services and Policy in an International Context: Risk, Citizenship and Welfare Regimes book cover

    Maternity Services and Policy in an International Context

    Risk, Citizenship and Welfare Regimes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Kennedy, Naonori Kodate

    This book is the first comprehensive international overview of maternity services. Drawing on concepts of risk and social citizenship, it explores the relationship between welfare regimes and health policy by comparing and contrasting provision for childbearing women. Each substantive chapter…

    eBook – 2015-01-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Complaints, Controversies and Grievances in Medicine: Historical and Social Science Perspectives book cover

    Complaints, Controversies and Grievances in Medicine

    Historical and Social Science Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Reinarz, Rebecca Wynter

    Recent studies into the experiences and failures of health care services, along with the rapid development of patient advocacy, consumerism and pressure groups have led historians and social scientists to engage with the issue of the medical complaint. As expressions of dissatisfaction, disquiet…

    eBook – 2014-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • The Turkic Peoples in Medieval Arabic Writings book cover

    The Turkic Peoples in Medieval Arabic Writings

    1st Edition

    By Yehoshua Frenkel

    Translating a collection of the most important descriptions of the Turks found in medieval Arabic texts into English, this book aims at delineating the coming of the Turkic people in the eleventh century, their military successes in Iran and Iraq, and the emergence of the sultanate. The book…

    eBook – 2014-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey

  • The Public Shaping of Medical Research: Patient Associations, Health Movements and Biomedicine book cover

    The Public Shaping of Medical Research

    Patient Associations, Health Movements and Biomedicine, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Wehling, Willy Viehöver, Sophia Koenen

    Patient organizations and social health movements offer one of the most important and illuminating examples of civil society engagement and participation in scientific research and research politics. Influencing the research agenda, and initiating, funding and accelerating the development of…

    eBook – 2014-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • The Popes and the Church of Rome in Late Antiquity book cover

    The Popes and the Church of Rome in Late Antiquity

    1st Edition

    By John Moorhead

    In the past few decades there has been an explosion of interest in the period of late antiquity. Rather than being viewed within a paradigm of the fall of the Roman Empire, these centuries have come to be seen as a time of immense creativity and significance in western history. Popes and the Church…

    eBook – 2014-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • The Finnish Education Mystery: Historical and sociological essays on schooling in Finland book cover

    The Finnish Education Mystery

    Historical and sociological essays on schooling in Finland, 1st Edition

    By Hannu Simola

    Finnish education has been a focus of global interest since its first PISA success in 2001. After years of superficial celebration, astonishment and educational tourism, the focus has recently shifted to what is possibly the most interesting element of this Finnish success story: that Finnish…

    eBook – 2014-11-20
    Routledge

  • Graffiti in Antiquity book cover

    Graffiti in Antiquity

    1st Edition

    By Peter Keegan

    Ancient graffiti - hundreds of thousands of informal, ephemeral texts spanning millennia - offer a patchwork of fragmentary conversations in a variety of languages spread across the Mediterranean world. Cut, painted, inked or traced in charcoal, the surviving graffiti present a layer of lived…

    eBook – 2014-10-10
    Routledge

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