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  • Studies in Hereditary Ability

    1st Edition

    By W.T.J. Gun

    Originally published in 1928, Studies in Hereditary Ability studies the genealogy of great families of Britain and America and examines how their ancestors influenced their genetics and who they subsequently ended up becoming. The book examines the descent of ability through both maternal and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Libary Editions: Evolution

  • Debating and Defining Borders

    Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Cooper, Søren Tinning

    This book brings together insights from border scholars and philosophers to ask how we are to define and understand concepts of borders today. Borders have a defining role in contemporary societies. Take, for example, the 2016 US election and UK Brexit referendum, and subsequent debate, where the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • The Purchase of Paradise

    Gift Giving and the Aristocracy, 1307-1485, 1st Edition

    By Joel T. Rosenthal

    Originally published in 1972, The Purchase of Paradise is an account of medieval philanthropy and looks at the late medieval aristocracy as a social, rather than political group. The book analyses their voluntary behaviour, their gift giving and the Church, and addresses the nature of charity in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Strengths in Diverse Families of Faith

    Exploring Religious Differences, 1st Edition

    Edited by David C. Dollahite, Loren D. Marks

    This book explores how religious families draw on their spiritual beliefs, religious practices, and faith communities to help them strengthen their marital relationships and their parenting. Using in-depth interviews from eight religious groups – Asian American Christian; Black Christian; Catholic…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Cultures of Transnationality in European Migration

    Subjectivity, Family and Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Karolina Barglowski

    Transnational mobility in the European Union has become a key factor for supra-national integration, equal life chances, and socio-economic prosperity. This book explores the cultural and social patterns that shape people’s migration, the historical and contemporary patterns of their movement and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Transnationalism

  • Youth, Place and Theories of Belonging

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sadia Habib, Mike RM Ward

    Drawing on interdisciplinary perspectives, Youth, Place and Theories of Belonging showcases cutting-edge empirical research on young people’s lifeworlds. The scholars demonstrate that belonging is personal, infused with individual and collective histories as well as interwoven with conceptions of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • Ecologies of Engaged Scholarship

    Stories from Activist Academics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miguel A. Guajardo, Francisco J. Guajardo, Leslie Ann Locke

    Story and auto-ethnography are study methods based on decolonizing and liberating research perspectives. Stories, auto-ethnographies, and other qualitative methodologies enable the researcher/educator to be both a research instrument and an object in their study. Stories allow for the examination…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Turning the Tide on Poverty

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lionel J. Beaulieu, Alice Diebel

    This book highlights the experiences of 14 high poverty communities in the rural South that accepted the invitation to be part of the Turning the Tide on Poverty (Tide) initiative. While history would suggest that impoverished places have limited capacity to make good things happen, Tide…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • The Light Inside

    Abakuá Society Arts and Cuban Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By David H. Brown

    Originally published in 2003, The Light Inside is a ground-breaking study of an Afro-Cuban secret society, its sacred arts, and their role in modern Cuban cultural history. Enslaved Africans and creoles developed the Abakuá Society, a system of men’s fraternal lodges, in urban Cuba beginnings in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Santería Enthroned

    Art, Ritual, and Innovation in an Afro-Cuban Religion, 1st Edition

    By David H. Brown

    Ever since its emergence in colonial-era Cuba, Afro-Cuban Santería (or Lucumí) has displayed a complex dynamic of continuity and change in its institutions, rituals, and iconography. Originally published in 2003 Santería Enthroned combines art, history, cultural anthropology, and ethnohistory to…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Family and Space

    Rethinking Family Theory and Empirical Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maya Halatcheva-Trapp, Giulia Montanari, Tino Schlinzig

    While the ‘spatial turn’ within the social sciences has already nurtured a broad discussion of the relation between society and space, little attention has so far been paid to the question of what we can learn about families when exploring space in its different facets. This book brings together…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Family Sociology

  • Community Development and Democratic Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Lachapelle, Michael Rios

    This book is the outcome of a multiyear process of participatory meetings, individual and collective writings, and insightful criticisms sponsored by the Kettering Foundation regarding the intersection of community development and democratic practice. The collective outcome from these processes is…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

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