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  • The Sexual and Gender Politics of Sport Mega-Events

    Roving Colonialism

    By Heather Sykes

    This challenging new study examines gender and sexuality in relation to the ‘roving colonialism’ of sport mega-events. Built around four case studies in postcolonial and settler colonial contexts—the Olympics in Vancouver, London and Sochi and soccer fans in the Egyptian revolution—the book…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Political Street Art

    Communication, Culture and Resistance in Latin America

    By Holly Eva Ryan

    Recent global events, including the ‘Arab Spring’ uprisings, Occupy movements and anti-austerity protests across Europe have renewed scholarly and public interest in collective action, protest strategies and activist subcultures. We know that social movements don’t just contest and politicise…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Violence in Place, Cultural and Environmental Wounding

    By Amanda Kearney

    Human life is intimately woven into place. Through nations and homelands, monuments, and sacred sites it becomes the anchorage point for ethnic, cultural and national identities. Yet is it also place that becomes the battle field, war zone, mass grave, desecrated site and destroyed landscape in the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Migration

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Samers, Michael Collyer

    While the subject of migration has received enormous attention in academic journals and books across the social sciences, introductory texts on the matter are few and far between. Even fewer books have explored migration through a critical and explicit engagement with spatial concepts. Now in its…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Geography

  • Child Autonomy and Child Governance in Children's Literature

    Where Children Rule

    Edited by Christopher Kelen, Bjorn Sundmark

    This book explores representations of child autonomy and self-governance in children’s literature.The idea of child rule and child realms is central to children’s literature, and childhood is frequently represented as a state of being , with children seen as aliens in need of passports to Adultland…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Race in the Shadow of Law

    State Violence in Contemporary Europe

    By Eddie Bruce-Jones

    Race in the Shadow of Law offers a critical legal analysis of European responses to institutional racism. It draws connections between contemporary legal knowledge practices and colonial systems of thought, arguing that many people of colour experience the law as a part of a racial problem,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Methods for Social Theory

    Analytical tools for theorizing and writing

    By Jan Ch. Karlsson, Ann Bergman

    This book constitutes a practical guide to the important skills of both theorizing and writing in social scientific scholarship, focusing on the importance of identifying relations between concepts that are useful for explaining social entities and of producing a text that convincingly advances the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Australian Critical Decisions

    Remembering Koowarta and Tasmanian Dams

    Edited by Ann Genovese

    The 1980s was a time of significant social, political and cultural change. In Australia, the law was pivotal to these changes. The two High Court cases that this book explores – Koowarta v Bjelke-Petersen (1982) and the Tasmanian Dams case (1983) – are famous legally as they marked a decisive…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge

  • A Mosaic of Indigenous Legal Thought

    Legendary Tales and Other Writings

    By C.F. Black

    This book offers an Indigenous supplement to the rich and growing area of visual legal scholarship. Organised around three narratives, each with an associated politico-poetic reading, the book addresses three major global issues: climate change, the trade in human body parts and bio-policing.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Violence in America

    Group therapists reflect on causes and solutions

    Edited by Robert H. Klein, Victor L. Schermer

    Violence is a growing problem in American society, and hardly a day goes by that we don’t hear about yet another heart-wrenching episode of mass violence. Such events, unfortunately, are only the most public manifestation of violence in America. The full nature and extent of daily violence, the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of International Political Sociology

    Edited by Xavier Guillaume, Pnar Bilgin

    This handbook presents in a comprehensive, concise and accessible overview, the emerging field of international political sociology. It summarizes and synthesizes existing knowledge in the field while presenting central themes and methodologies that have been at the centre of its development,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Studying Cities and City Life

    An Introduction to Methods of Research

    By Mark Abrahamson

    A textbook designed to provide an introduction to the major methods of obtaining data to use in analyzing cities and social life in cities. Major chapters focus upon best practices in: field studies (participant observation), natural experiments and quasi-experiments, surveys employing probability…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge

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