Inequality Products

  • The Violence of Neoliberalism

    Crime, Harm and Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Victoria E. Collins, Dawn L. Rothe

    This book examines the impact of neoliberalism on society, bringing to the forefront a discussion of violence and harm, the inherent inequalities of neoliberalism and the ways in which our everyday lives in the Global North reproduce and facilitate this violence and harm.Drawing on a range of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-02 
    Routledge

  • The Myth of the ‘Crime Decline’

    Exploring Change and Continuity in Crime and Harm, 1st Edition

    By Justin Kotzé

    The Myth of the ‘Crime Decline’ seeks to critically interrogate the supposed statistical decline of crime rates, thought to have occurred in a number of predominantly Western countries over the past two decades. Whilst this trend of declining crime rates seems profound, serious questions need to be…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Loneliness

    A Social Problem, 1st Edition

    By Keming Yang

    In recent years its medical implications have brought loneliness to the centre of attention of mass media, government agents, and the general public. However, as this volume demonstrates, loneliness is not merely a psychological, individual, or health issue. In multiple ways, it is a serious social…

    Hardback – 2019-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Young Men’s Experiences of Long-Term Imprisonment

    Living Life, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Rose Tynan

    Long sentenced young people are a small but significant part of the juvenile prison population. The current approach to young people convicted of serious crime speaks to wider issues in criminal and social justice, including the idealisation of (some) childhoods, processes of racialisation and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Routledge International Handbook of Sex Industry Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Dewey, Isabel Crowhurst, Chimaraoke Izugbara

    The Routledge International Handbook of Sex Industry Research unites 45 contributions from researchers, sex workers, activists, and practitioners who live and work in 28 countries throughout the world. Focusing tightly on the contemporary state of sex industry research through eight…

    Hardback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Handbook on the Consequences of Sentencing and Punishment Decisions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Beth M. Huebner, Natasha A. Frost

    Handbook on the Consequences of Sentencing and Punishment Decisions, the third volume in the Routledge ASC Division on Corrections & Sentencing Series, includes contemporary essays on the consequences of punishment during an era of mass incarceration. The Handbook Series offers state-of-the-art…

    Hardback – 2018-09-06
    Routledge
    The ASC Division on Corrections & Sentencing Handbook Series

  • The Philosophy of Homelessness

    Barely Being, 1st Edition

    By Paul Moran, Frances Atherton

    The Philosophy of Homelessness is borne out of a five-year ethnographic research project involving being with a group of chronically homeless people in Chester. A small city located in the northwest of the UK, Chester is economically supported by its heritage and the tourism that this attracts…

    Hardback – 2018-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Challenging the Human Trafficking Narrative

    Victims, Villains, and Heroes, 1st Edition

    By Erin O'Brien

    What is the moral of the human trafficking story, and how can the narrative be shaped and evolved? Stories of human trafficking are prolific in the public domain, proving immensely powerful in guiding our understandings of trafficking, and offering something tangible on which to base policy and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Victims, Culture and Society

  • Transitions to Adulthood Through Recession

    Youth and Inequality in a European Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Irwin, Ann Nilsen

    Long-running trends towards increasing inequality between the rich and poor across Europe have been exacerbated by the 2008 global financial crisis and its aftermath. As employment opportunities for young people diminish and as the welfare state is pulled back, pathways to adulthood change and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • The Sustainable Development Goals and Human Rights

    A Critical Early Review, 1st Edition

    Edited by Inga Winkler, Carmel Williams

    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted in 2015. The SDGs make the central promise to Leave No One Behind and include a dedicated goal to reduce inequalities. Human rights advocates have put great hopes in the SDGs as an instrument for transformative change. But do they bring about…

    Hardback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Youth Justice

    A Critical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Case

    This book provides a comprehensive, student-friendly and critical introduction to youth justice in England and Wales, offering a balanced evaluation of its development, rationale, nature and evidence base. It explores the evolution of definitions and explanations of youth offending and examines the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Routledge

  • New Directions in Elite Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Olav Korsnes, Johan Heilbron, Johs. Hjellbrekke, Felix Bühlmann, Mike Savage

    Since the financial crisis, the issue of the ‘one percent’ has become the centre of intense public debate, unavoidable even for members of the elite themselves. Moreover, inquiring into elites has taken centre-stage once again in both journalistic investigations and academic research. New…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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