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  • Urban Poverty and Health Inequalities

    A Relational Approach, 1st Edition

    By Darrin Hodgetts, Ottilie Stolte

    When discussing health, we talk about ailments and afflictions, the potential of modern medicine and the behaviours that affect our health. Yet although these relationships exist, they undermine a more socio-economic understanding of health. This timely book takes a critical perspective to argue…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Emotions as Commodities

    Capitalism, Consumption and Authenticity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Illouz

    Capitalism has made rationality into a pervasive feature of human action and yet, far from heralding a loss of emotionality, capitalist culture has been accompanied with an unprecedented intensification of emotional life. This raises the question: how could we have become increasingly rationalized…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • The Future of Rational Choice for Crime Prevention

    1st Edition

    Edited by Danielle M. Reynald, Benoit Leclerc

    The rational choice perspective (RCP) is currently the core theoretical approach underpinning situational crime prevention (SCP). To date, many crimes have been studied through the lens of RCP, which increased our understanding of these phenomena, how they are committed and how they could…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Criminology at the Edge

  • 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

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