• IBSS: Sociology: 2007 Vol.57: International Bibliography of the Social Sciences book cover

    IBSS: Sociology: 2007 Vol.57

    International Bibliography of the Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Compiled by the British Library of Political and Economic Science

    First published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2008-11-06
    Routledge
    IBSS Sociology

  • Biosocial Criminology: New Directions in Theory and Research book cover

    Biosocial Criminology

    New Directions in Theory and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Walsh, Kevin M. Beaver

    Ideal for use, either as a second text in a standard criminology course, or for a discrete course on biosocial perspectives, this book of original chapters breaks new and important ground for ways today's criminologists need to think more broadly about the crime problem.…

    Paperback – 2008-10-01
    Routledge
    Criminology and Justice Studies

  • The Philippines: Mobilities, Identities, Globalization book cover

    The Philippines

    Mobilities, Identities, Globalization, 1st Edition

    By James A. Tyner

    Nearly five million migrant workers from the Philippines are employed in over 190 countries and territories. They work as doctors and domestic helpers, engineers and entertainers, seamstresses and surveyors. It is through their collective labor that the Philippines has assumed a global presence.…

    Paperback – 2008-09-19
    Routledge
    Global Realities

  • Hoop Dreams on Wheels: Disability and the Competitive Wheelchair Athlete book cover

    Hoop Dreams on Wheels

    Disability and the Competitive Wheelchair Athlete, 1st Edition

    By Ronald Berger

    Hoop Dreams on Wheels is a life-history study of wheelchair athletes associated with a premier collegiate wheelchair basketball program. The book, which grapples with the intersection of biography and history in society, situates the study in broader context with background on the history and…

    Paperback – 2008-09-12
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Reconstructing Motherhood and Disability in the Age of Perfect Babies book cover

    Reconstructing Motherhood and Disability in the Age of Perfect Babies

    1st Edition

    By Gail Landsman

    Examining mothers of newly diagnosed disabled children within the context of new reproductive technologies and the discourse of choice, this book uses anthropology and disability studies to revise the concept of "normal" and to establish a social environment in which the expression of full lives…

    Paperback – 2008-08-20
    Routledge

  • The Diaspora Strikes Back: Caribeño Tales of Learning and Turning book cover

    The Diaspora Strikes Back

    Caribeño Tales of Learning and Turning, 1st Edition

    By Juan Flores

    In The Diaspora Strikes Back the eminent ethnic and cultural studies scholar Juan Flores flips the process on its head: what happens to the home country when it is being constantly fed by emigrants returning from abroad? He looks at how 'Nuyoricans' (Puerto Rican New Yorkers) have transformed the…

    Paperback – 2008-08-07
    Routledge
    Cultural Spaces

  • GIS and Spatial Analysis for the Social Sciences: Coding, Mapping, and Modeling book cover

    GIS and Spatial Analysis for the Social Sciences

    Coding, Mapping, and Modeling, 1st Edition

    By Robert Nash Parker, Emily K. Asencio

    This is the first book to provide sociologists, criminologists, political scientists, and other social scientists with the methodological logic and techniques for doing spatial analysis in their chosen fields of inquiry.  The book contains a wealth of examples as to why…

    Paperback – 2008-07-10
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Introducing Social Policy book cover

    Introducing Social Policy

    2nd Edition

    By Cliff Alcock, Guy Daly, Edwin Griggs

    The completely revised second edition of this highly respected textbook provides a comprehensive yet digestible and accessible introduction to the theoretical foundations, development and crucial areas of contemporary concern in social policy and welfare. Fully up to date, it provides a…

    Paperback – 2008-06-19
    Routledge

  • Families in Today's World: A Comparative Approach book cover

    Families in Today's World

    A Comparative Approach, 1st Edition

    By David Cheal

    An international textbook designed as a quick introduction for students from around the world studying sociology of family, this text provides comprehensive coverage of the major topics in the sociology of family life. Written in an easy access style it opens with a chapter on defining…

    Paperback – 2008-05-23
    Routledge

  • Russian Politics and Society book cover

    Russian Politics and Society

    4th Edition

    By Richard Sakwa

    Having been fully revised and updated to reflect the considerable changes in Russia over the last decade, the fourth edition of this classic text builds on the strengths of the previous editions to provide a comprehensive and sophisticated analysis on Russian politics and society. New to this…

    Paperback – 2008-04-07
    Routledge

  • Recapturing Democracy: Neoliberalization and the Struggle for Alternative Urban Futures book cover

    Recapturing Democracy

    Neoliberalization and the Struggle for Alternative Urban Futures, 1st Edition

    By Mark Purcell

    Recapturing Democracy is a short yet synoptic introduction to urban democracy in our era of political neoliberalism and economic globalization. Combining an original argument with a number of case studies, Mark Purcell explores the condition of democracy in contemporary Western cities. Whereas…

    Paperback – 2008-01-25
    Routledge

  • A Wider Social Role for Sport: Who's Keeping the Score? book cover

    A Wider Social Role for Sport

    Who's Keeping the Score?, 1st Edition

    By Fred Coalter

    Sport is perceived to have the potential to alleviate a variety of social problems and generally to ‘improve’ both individuals and the communities in which they live. Sport is promoted as a relatively cost effective antidote to a range of social problems – often those stemming from social exclusion…

    Paperback – 2007-11-28
    Routledge

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