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  • Challenging Identities

    European Horizons

    Edited by Peter Madsen

    Identity is a keyword in a number of academic fields as well as in public debate and in politics. During the last decades, references to identity have proliferated, yet there is no simple definition available that corresponds to the use of the notion in all contexts. The significance of the notion…

    Hardback – 2016-09-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Routledge Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood

    2nd edition

    Edited by Andy Furlong

    The second and completely revised edition of the Routledge Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood draws on the work of leading academics from four continents in order to introduce up-to-date perspectives on a wide range of issues that affect and shape youth and young adulthood. It provides a…

    Hardback – 2016-09-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Trends in Chinese Education

    Edited by Chen Hongjie, W. James Jacob

    This book considers a wide range of key developments and key areas of debate in China’s education system. Marketization, quality assurance, and issues of inequality and gender are all discussed, as are expansion in the primary, secondary and tertiary sectors, the impact of globalization, and the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-12 
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • Regionalist Parties in Western Europe

    Dimensions of Success

    By Oscar Mazzoleni, Sean Mueller

    Regionalist parties matter. Over the past 40 years they have played an ever larger role in European politics, able to monopolise the centre-periphery agenda and push for federalisation and independence while at the same time contributing to the formation of coalitions giving expression to different…

    Hardback – 2016-09-12 
    Routledge
    Party Families in Europe

  • Transitional Justice

    By Christine Bell

    This collection on transitional justice sits as part of a library of essays on different concepts of ’justice’. Yet transitional justice appears quite different from other types of justice and fundamental ambiguities characterise the term that raise questions as to how it should sit alongside other…

    Hardback – 2016-09-12 
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Justice - Second Series

  • Knowledge

    Is Knowledge Power?, 2nd Edition

    By Marian Adolf, Nico Stehr

    As we move through our modern world, the phenomenon we call knowledge is always involved. Whether we talk of know-how, technology, innovation, politics or education, it is the concept of knowledge that ties them all together. But despite its ubiquity as a modern trope we seldom encounter knowledge…

    Paperback – 2016-09-12 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Elementary Forms of Social Relations

    Status, power and reference groups

    By Theodore D. Kemper

    Elementary Forms of Social Relations introduces the reader to social life as a perpetual quest by individuals to gain attention, respect and regard (status) accompanied by an effort to marshal defensive and offensive means (power) to overcome the reluctance of others to grant status. This work is…

    Hardback – 2016-09-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Mobility, Education and Life Trajectories

    New and old migratory pathways

    Edited by Karen Valentin, Karen Fog Olwig

    Migration for educational purposes, once the privilege of the upper class, has become a global mass phenomenon in recent years. This volume examines, within different cultural and historical contexts, the close relationship between migration, education, and social mobility. Adopting the perspective…

    Hardback – 2016-09-12 
    Routledge

  • Human Rights-Based Change

    The Institutionalisation of Economic and Social Rights

    Edited by Maija Mustaniemi-Laakso, Hans-Otto Sano

    This book provides different analytical perspectives into how human rights-based approaches to development (HRBADs) contribute to change. Based on the understanding that HRBADs are increasingly integrated into development and governance discourse and processes in many societies and organisations,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-10 
    Routledge

  • Global Insurrectional Politics

    Edited by Nevzat Soguk

    The recent Arab uprisings across North Africa and the Middle East have attracted scholarly attention as popular movements with novel transnational and religious dimensions. What became known as the Arab Spring can be read as part of a broader politics of normative defiance of predominant political…

    Hardback – 2016-09-10 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Geography of Innovation

    New Trends and Implication for Public Policy Renewal

    Edited by Nadine Massard, Corinne Autant-Bernard

    Within the European context of innovation for growth, public and corporate actors are faced with pressing questions concerning innovation policy and the return on public and private investment in innovation at the regional level. To help them answer these questions, researchers in the field of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-10 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Munchausen by Proxy and Other Factitious Abuse

    Practical and Forensic Investigative Techniques

    By Kathryn Artingstall

    This book covers Munchausen and Munchausen by Proxy (MBP) though the terms have recently changed. The 2013 DSM-V—the update to the American Psychiatric Association's (APA) diagnostic and classification tool—has classified both Munchausen and MBP as "Factitious Systematic Abuse." While thought to…

    Hardback – 2016-09-09 
    CRC Press
    Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations

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