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  • The Risk of Regional Governance

    Cultural Theory and Interlocal Cooperation, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Skuzinski

    Creating metropolitan regions that are more efficient, equitable, and sustainable depends on the willingness of local officials to work together across municipal boundaries to solve large-scale problems. How do these local officials think? Why do they only sometimes cooperate? What kind of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

  • Narratives of Loneliness

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives from the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olivia Sagan, Eric Miller

    Rising life expectancies and declining social capital in the developed world mean that an increasing number of people are likely to experience some form of loneliness in their lifetimes than ever before. Narratives of Loneliness tackles some of the most pressing issues related to loneliness,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • Geographies of Difference

    Explorations in Northeast Indian Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mélanie Vandenhelsken, Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh, Bengt G. Karlsson

    This book rethinks Northeast India as a lived space, a centre of interconnections and unfolding histories, instead of an isolated periphery. Questioning dominant tropes and assumptions around the Northeast, it examines socio-political and historical processes, border issues, the role of the state,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24
    Routledge India

  • Social Synthesis

    Finding Dynamic Patterns in Complex Social Systems, 1st Edition

    By Philip Haynes

    How is it possible to understand society and the problems it faces? What sense can be made of the behaviour of markets and government interventions? How can citizens understand the course that their lives take and the opportunities available to them? There has been much debate surrounding what…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Higher Education and Social Inequalities

    University Admissions, Experiences, and Outcomes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Waller, Nicola Ingram, Michael R.M. Ward

    A university education has long been seen as the gateway to upward social mobility for individuals from lower socio-economic backgrounds, and as a way of reproducing social advantage for the better off. With the number of young people from the very highest socio-economic groups entering university…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • Humor and Chinese Culture

    A Psychological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Xiaodong Yue

    This book addresses psychological studies of humour in Chinese societies. It starts by reviewing how the concept of humour evolves in Chinese history, and how it is perceived by Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism respectively. It then compares differences in the Western and the Chinese perceptions…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • Psychoanalytic Studies of the Work of Adam Smith

    Towards a Theory of Moral Development and Social Relations, 1st Edition

    By Sule Ozler, Paul A Gabrinetti

    Psychoanalytic Studies of the Work of Adam Smith blends the rich intellectual heritage of the hermeneutic tradition with the methods and concepts of psychoanalysis, in order to examine the seminal works of Adam Smith. This is the first book on Smith to analyse the works of the groundbreaking moral…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Psychoanalytic Explorations

  • Difference, Dialogue, and Development

    A Bakhtinian World, 1st Edition

    By Lakshmi Bandlamudi

    Difference, Dialogue, and Development is an in-depth exploration of the collected works of Mikhail Bakhtin to find relevance of key concepts of dialogism for understanding various aspects of human development. Taking the reality of differences in the world as a given, Bandlamudi argues that such a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge

  • Identity and Interethnic Marriage in the United States

    1st Edition

    By Stanley O. Gaines, Jr.

    Drawing on psychological and sociological perspectives as well as quantitative and qualitative data, Identity and Interethnic Marriage in the United States considers the ways the self and social identity are linked to the dynamics of interethnic marriage. Bringing together the classic theoretical…

    Hardback – 2017-05-17
    Routledge
    Researching Social Psychology

  • Phenomenology and the Extreme Sport Experience

    1st Edition

    By Eric Brymer, Robert Schweitzer

    Understanding the motivations behind those who partake in extreme sports can be difficult for some. If the popular conception holds that the incentive behind extreme sports participation is entirely to do with risking one’s life, then this confusion will continue to exist. However, an in-depth…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Psycho-Criminological Perspective of Criminal Justice in Asia

    Research and Practices in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heng Choon (Oliver) Chan, Samuel M.Y. Ho

    This book offers both theoretical and practical examinations of the psycho-criminology of criminal justice in Asia, with particular emphasis on the Hong Kong and Singapore contexts. It is designed to present the current state of the field, which addresses key topics in three major sub-areas –…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • Return Migration and Psychosocial Wellbeing

    Discourses, Policy-Making and Outcomes for Migrants and their Families, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zana Vathi, Russell King

    Return migration is a topic of growing interest among academics and policy makers. Nonetheless, issues of psychosocial wellbeing are rarely discussed in its context. Return Migration and Psychosocial Wellbeing problematises the widely-held assumption that return to the country of origin, especially…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

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