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  • Growing Up Muslim in Europe and the United States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Medhi Bozorgmehr, Philip Kasinitz

    This volume brings together scholarship from two different, and until now, largely separate literatures—the study of the children of immigrants and the study of Muslim minority communities—in order to explore the changing nature of ethnic identity, religious practice, and citizenship in the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-17 
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Poverty Law and Legal Activism

    Lives that Slide Out of View, 1st Edition

    By Adam Gearey

    Linking critical legal thinking to constitutional scholarship and a practical tradition of US lawyering that is orientated around anti-poverty activism, this book offers an original, revisionist account of contemporary jurisprudence, legal theory and legal activism. The book argues that we need to…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge

  • Anglo-American Insanity Defence Reform

    The War Between Law and Medicine, 1st Edition

    By Faye Boland

    First published in 1999, The book examines the magnitude of the polemic surrounding each attempt to reformulate the insanity defence in the United States, England and Ireland. The book contains a critique of the McNaghten Rules, the defence of irresistible impulse, the product test of insanity, the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • New Nationalisms of the Developed West

    Toward Explanation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edward Tiryakian, Ronald Rogowski

    Originally published in 1985, New Nationalisms in the Developed West is a collection of interdisciplinary and insightful essays on modern nationalist movements. The book argues that these movements have challenged the power of Western nation-states not from without, but from within their frontiers.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Tradition of the Chicago School of Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Luigi Tomasi

    The value of the book lies in its reassessment of the distinctive features of the Chicago School, of its contributions in the theoretical and methodological fields and of its influence on the growth of sociology throughout the world and in America in particular. The book pays particularly close…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Regional Innovation Potential: The Case of the U.S. Machine Tool Industry

    1st Edition

    By Steven R. Nivin

    This title was first published in 2000:  Steven Nivin analyzes a process vital to economic development - technological change. He furthers understanding of the processes driving innovation, so that we may gain a deeper insight into the development of economies. Specifically, the study explores…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Debating – and Creating – Authority

    The Failure of a Constitutional Ideal in Massachusetts Bay, 1629-1649, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Dale

    This title was first published in 2001. In the tight frame of its first twenty years, Massachusetts Bay dramatically altered its constitutional order from a theocracy to an oligarchy, led by magistrates who created their own authority and defined the limits on their almost unlimited power.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge Handbook to the Political Economy and Governance of the Americas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Olaf Kaltmeier, Anne Tittor, Daniel Hawkins, Eleonora Rohland

    This handbook explores the political economy and governance of the Americas, placing particular emphasis on collective and intertwined experiences. Forty-six chapters cover a range of inter-American key concepts and dynamics. The flow of peoples, goods, resources, knowledge and finances have on the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Extracting Home in the Oil Sands

    Settler Colonialism and Environmental Change in Subarctic Canada, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clinton N. Westman, Tara L. Joly, Lena Gross

    The Canadian oil sands are one of the world’s most important energy sources and the subject of global attention in relation to climate change and pollution. This volume engages ethnographically with key issues concerning the oil sands by working from anthropological literature and beyond to explore…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • Reading Life with Gwich'in

    An Educational Approach, 1st Edition

    By Jan Peter Laurens Loovers

    This book is based upon more than two years of ethnographic fieldwork and personal experiences with the Teetł’it Gwich’in community in northern Canada. The author provides insight into Gwich’in understandings of life as well as into historical and political processes that have taken place in the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • The Field of Water Policy

    Power and Scarcity in the American Southwest, 1st Edition

    By Franck Poupeau, Brian F. O'Neill, Joan Cortinas Muñoz, Murielle Coeurdray, Eliza Benites-Gambirazio

    Bringing together the analysis of a diverse team of social scientists, this book proposes a new approach to environmental problems. Cutting through the fragmented perspectives on water crisis, it seeks to change perspectives on water policy by looking at the social logics behind environmental…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The USA and Canada 2020

    22nd Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Combining impartial analysis with reliable facts and figures, this fully revised and updated 21st edition provides up-to-date commentary on these vast North American nations. General Survey Essays by leading experts analyse topics of regional importance, including: - US-Canadian integration, …

    Hardback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge
    USA and Canada

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