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  • Neoliberalism

    By Julie Wilson

    Thanks to rise of neoliberalism over the past several decades, we live in an era of rampant anxiety, insecurity, and inequality. While neoliberalism has become somewhat of an academic buzzword in recent years, this book offers a rich and multilayered introduction to what is arguably the most…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10 
    Key Ideas in Media & Cultural Studies

  • Women's Lives

    A Psychological Exploration, Fourth Edition

    By Claire A. Etaugh, Judith S. Bridges

    This cutting-edge and comprehensive fourth edition of Women’s Lives: A Psychological Perspective integrates the most current research and social issues to explore the psychological diversity of girls and women varying in age, ethnicity, social class, nationality, sexual orientation and ableness.…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge Academic

  • The End of Physiotherapy

    Critical Physiotherapy for the Twenty-First Century

    By David A. Nicholls

    Physiotherapy is arriving at a critical point in its history. Since World War I, physiotherapy has been the largest allied health profession and the established provider of orthodox physical rehabilitation. However, ageing populations of increasingly chronically ill people, a growing scepticism…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Educational Policy Goes to School

    Case Studies on the Limitations and Possibilities of Educational Innovation

    Edited by Gilberto Conchas, Michael Gottfried, Briana M. Hinga, Leticia Oseguera

    Educational policies explicitly implemented in order to reduce educational gaps and promote access and success for disenfranchised youth can backfire—and often have the unintended result of widening those gaps. In this interdisciplinary collection of case studies, contributors examine cases of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

  • An Unproclaimed Empire the Grand Duchy of Lithuania

    From the Viewpoint of Comparative Historical Sociology of Empires

    By Zenonas Norkus

    An Unproclaimed Empire the Grand Duchy of Lithuania is an interdisciplinary study of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (GDL) that is historical in subject but social scientific in approach. It is also the first study to apply this comparative and social scientific method to the GDL. In this book,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Sport Communication

    An International Approach

    By Chuka Onwumechili

    Sport is a global business. Now more than ever, sport communication professionals need to understand sport’s global reach in order to develop their full potential. This is the first textbook to introduce the fundamental principles and practice of sport communication from an international…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10 

  • Resistance and Transitional Justice

    Edited by Briony Jones, Julie Bernath

    Despite a more reflective concern over the past twenty years with marginalised voices, justice from below, power relations, and the legitimacy of mechanisms and processes, scholarship on transitional justice has remained relatively silent on the question of 'resistance'. In response, this book asks…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 
    Transitional Justice

  • The Concept of the Animal and Modern Theories of Art

    By Roni Grén

    This book examines the importance of the animal in modern art theory, using classic texts of modern aesthetics and texts written by modern artists to explore the influence of the human-animal relationship on nineteenth- and twentieth-century artists and art theorists. The book is unique due to its…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Interviewing in Social Science Research

    A Relational Approach

    By Lee Ann Fujii

    What is interviewing and when is this method useful? What does it mean to select rather than sample interviewees? Once the researcher has found people to interview, how does she build a working relationship with her interviewees? What should the dynamics of talking and listening in interviews be?…

    Paperback – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods

  • The Special Constabulary

    Historical Context, International Comparisons and Contemporary Themes

    Edited by Karen Bullock, Andrew Millie

    Special Constables are warranted officers retained within British constabularies. Wearing similar uniforms, carrying the same personal protective equipment and holding identical powers to enforce the criminal law, Special Constables are to all intents and purposes indistinguishable from their…

    Hardback – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Immigrant Incorporation in Political Parties

    Exploring the diversity gap

    Edited by Ricard Zapata-Barrero, Iris Dähnke, Lea Markard

    This book seeks to explore the potentialities of strengthening a new field of research within migration and diversity studies, that of immigrant incorporation in political parties. The point of departure of all the contributions to this volume is that there is what we call a ‘diversity gap’ between…

    Hardback – 2017-08-09 
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • The Dilemma of Western Philosophy

    Edited by Michael A. Peters, Carl Mika

    This edited collection takes a multifaceted approach to the various limitations and achievements of Western philosophy. Considered on its own, Western philosophy is a highly contentious name that asks for troubling, and the contributors question its validity as a label and take to task its grand…

    Hardback – 2017-08-09 
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

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