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  • The Origins of Capitalism as a Social System

    The Prevalence of an Aleatory Encounter, 1st Edition

    By John Milios

    Economists, historians and social scientists have offered a variety of conflicting answers to the issue of the beginnings of capitalism and these deviating answers imply different conceptualizations of what capitalism actually is. This book provides a simultaneous inquiry into the origins of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Football Fans, Activism and Social Change

    1st Edition

    By Dino Numerato

    The study of football fandom is a fast-growing area of research in the sociology of sport. The first work of its kind, this book explores football fan activism and its impact on contemporary football culture in England, Italy and the Czech Republic. Presenting a comparative study of fan activism in…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Sports and Integration

    Developing a Transnational Perspective on Migrants and Descendants in Sports, 1st Edition

    By Sine Agergaard

    Rethinking Sports and Integration offers a critical cultural analysis of the idea that sport can promote the integration of migrants and their descendants. It examines the origins of this idea and the concept of integration, and analyzes the problems in focus, the methods applied and the results of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge

  • The Politics and Policies of Big Data

    Big Data, Big Brother?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Rudinow Sætnan, Ingrid Schneider, Nicola Green

    Big Data, gathered together and re-analysed, can be used to form endless variations of our persons - so-called ‘data doubles’. Whilst never a precise portrayal of who we are, they unarguably contain glimpses of details about us that, when deployed into various routines (such as management, policing…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Sex for Sale

    Meanings and Moralities of Sexual Commerce, 1st Edition

    Edited by May-Len Skilbrei, Marlene Spanger

    The problem of prostitution, sex work or sex for sale can often be misunderstood, if we do not take into consideration its spatial, temporal and political context. Understanding Sex for Sale aims to understand how prostitution, sex work or sex for sale are delineated, contested and understood in…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge

  • Time and Temporality in Transitional and Post-Conflict Societies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Natascha Mueller-Hirth, Sandra Rios Oyola

    Implicit conceptions of time associated with progress and linearity have influenced scholars and practitioners in the fields of transitional justice and peacebuilding, but time and temporality have rarely been systematically considered. Time and Temporality in Transitional and Post-Conflict…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Dark Side of Podemos?

    Carl Schmitt and Contemporary Progressive Populism, 1st Edition

    By Josh Booth, Patrick Baert

    In 2014 a new progressive party, Podemos, emerged on the Spanish political scene. Within just over two years it had become the country’s third-biggest party, winning a slew of seats in parliament and regularly making headline news. While some see Podemos as the saviour of Spanish democracy, others…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Doing Research In and On the Digital

    Research Methods across Fields of Inquiry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cristina Costa, Jenna Condie

    As a social space, the web provides researchers both with a tool and an environment to explore the intricacies of everyday life. As a site of mediated interactions and interrelationships, the ‘digital’ has evolved from being a space of information to a space of creation, thus providing new…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Corruption, Mafia Power and Italian Soccer

    1st Edition

    By Alberto Testa, Anna Sergi

    Whilst corruption and organized crime have been widely researched, they have not yet been specifically linked to sport. Corruption, Mafia Power and Italian Soccer offers an original insight into this new research area. Adopting a psycho-social approach based mainly on Pierre Bourdieu's praxeology,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Bairner, John Kelly, Jung Woo Lee

    Sport is frequently considered to be an aspect of popular culture that is, or should be, untainted by the political. However, there is a broad consensus among academics that sport is often at the heart of the political and the political is often central to sport. From the 1936 Olympic Games in Nazi…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity Policy and Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joe Piggin, Louise Mansfield, Mike Weed

    Physical activity, inactivity and their relationship to health are serious concerns for governments around the world. This is the first book to critically examine the policy and practice of physical activity from a multi-disciplinary, social-scientific perspective. Moving beyond the usual…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Creating the Productive Workplace

    Places to Work Creatively, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Derek Clements-Croome, Derek Clements-Croome

    The built environment affects our physical, mental and social well-being. Here renowned professionals from practice and academia explore the evidence from basic research as well as case studies to test this belief. They show that many elements in the built environment contribute to establishing a…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

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