Taylor & Francis India: Social Sciences

  • Gender and Risk-Taking: Economics, Evidence and Why the Answer Matters book cover

    Gender and Risk-Taking

    Economics, Evidence and Why the Answer Matters

    By Julie A. Nelson

    The belief that men and women have fundamentally distinct natures, resulting in divergent preferences and behaviours, is widespread. Recently, economists have also engaged in the search for gender differences, with a number claiming to find fundamental gender differences regarding risk-taking,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

  • Celebrity, Convergence and Transformation

    Edited by Douglas Brownlie, Paul Hewer, Finola Kerrigan

    Bringing together the latest thinking on both celebrity brands and celebrity culture from academics specialising in the field of marketing, this book explores a range of insightful contexts in order to add vigour and vitality to our understanding of the connections between celebrities, markets and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Marketing Management

  • The Tunisian Women’s Rights Movement: From Nascent Activism to Influential Power-broking book cover

    The Tunisian Women’s Rights Movement

    From Nascent Activism to Influential Power-broking

    By Jane D Tchaicha, Khedija Arfaoui

    Tunisian women have received significant attention for the active participation in preserving and extended women’s rights since 2011. However, their activism and latest achievements should not be considered a recent phenomenon, but rather part and parcel of a distinctive local history that has…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Gender and Sexuality in Africa

  • Economic Crisis and Austerity in Southern Europe: Threat or Opportunity for a Sustainable Welfare State book cover

    Economic Crisis and Austerity in Southern Europe

    Threat or Opportunity for a Sustainable Welfare State

    Edited by Maria Petmesidou, Ana Marta Guillén

    Southern Europe has been hit hard by the global economic crisis and, as such, their welfare states have come under acute strain. Unmet need has sharply increased while significant welfare reforms and deep social spending cuts have been prominent in the crisis management solutions implemented by…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge
    South European Society and Politics

  • Making Sense of Mediatized Politics: Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives book cover

    Making Sense of Mediatized Politics

    Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives

    Edited by Jesper Strömbäck, Frank Esser

    Over time and across Western democracies, the media has become increasingly influential, and a great deal more political processes have become altered, shaped or structured by the media and the perceived need of individuals, organizations and social systems to communicate with or through the media.…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge
    Journalism Studies

  • Innovation as Social Change in South Asia: Transforming Hierarchies book cover

    Innovation as Social Change in South Asia

    Transforming Hierarchies

    Edited by Minna Säävälä, Sirpa Tenhunen

    This book examines innovation as social change in South Asia. From an anthropological micro-perspective, innovation is moulded by social systems of value and hierarchy, while simultaneously having the potential to transform them. Peterson examines the printing press’s changing technology and its…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Between Two Worlds

    Black Students in an Urban Community College

    By Lois Weis

    First published in 1985, this book explores the ‘lived culture’ of urban black students in a community college located in a large northeastern city in the United States. The author immersed herself in the institution she was studying for a full academic year, exploring both the direct experiences…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Teachers and Crisis

    Urban School Reform and Teachers' Work Culture

    By Dennis Carlson

    Advocates of the ‘back-to-basics’ movement argue that a basic skills programme ensures that students are educated to a minimum level of literacy required to enter the labour force. Critics charge that these efforts only increase school bureaucracy and undermine teachers’ autonomy in the classroom.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Schools in an Urban Community

    A Study of Carbrook 1870-1965

    By Cheryl Parsons

    Hardback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Embodying Militarism

    Exploring the spaces and bodies in-between

    Edited by Synne L. Dyvik, Lauren Greenwood

    How are militarism and militarisation embodied and why is it important to study these concepts together? This volume highlights a lack of research into people’s emotions, bodies and experiences in global politics, and brings these important dimensions to bear on how we study militarism and process…

    Hardback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

  • Face Recognition: The Effects of Race, Gender, Age and Species book cover

    Face Recognition

    The Effects of Race, Gender, Age and Species

    Edited by James Tanaka

    Although most people are good at face recognition, we are particularly good at recognizing the faces of individuals who share our race, gender, age and species. What factors might account for this type of bias in face recognition? This collection considers the issue of how our identity influences…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

  • Telling Tales: Autobiographies of Childhood and Youth book cover

    Telling Tales

    Autobiographies of Childhood and Youth

    Edited by Kylie Cardell, Kate Douglas

    Young writers have historically played a pivotal role in shaping autobiographical genres and this continues into the graphic and digital texts which characterise contemporary life writing. This volume offers a selection of pertinent case studies which illuminate some of the core themes which have…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

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