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  • Muslim Youth in the Diaspora

    Challenging Extremism through Popular Culture

    By Pam Nilan

    In a world where the term Islam is ever-increasingly an inaccurate and insensitive synonym for terrorism, it is unsurprising that many Muslim youth in the West struggle for a viable sense of identity. This book takes up the hotly-debated issue of Muslim youth identity in western countries from the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-24 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Surveillance, Privacy and Security

    Citizens’ Perspectives

    Edited by Michael Friedewald, J. Peter Burgess, Johann Cas, Rocco Bellanova, Walter Peissl

    This volume examines the relationship between privacy, surveillance and security, and the alleged privacy-security trade-off, focusing on the citizen’s perspective. Recent revelations of mass surveillance programmes clearly demonstrate the ever-increasing capabilities of surveillance technologies.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-24 
    Routledge
    PRIO New Security Studies

  • Victimology

    8th Edition

    By William G. Doerner, Steven P. Lab

    Victimology, Eighth Edition, shows how the US criminal’s justice system can be made the victim’s justice system. Doerner and Lab, both well-regarded scholars, write compellingly about the true scope of crime victims’ suffering. They lay out the sources of evidence available to victimology…

    Paperback – 2017-03-24 
    Routledge

  • The Social Context of Birth

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Caroline Squire

    No woman has an "uneventful pregnancy" – a phrase which is commonly heard in western medical birth settings in the UK. Each woman births her child within a social context of her own. Midwives and other health care professionals need to have a deep understanding of the various lives childbearing…

    Paperback – 2017-03-24 
    CRC Press

  • Cultural and Economic Reproduction in Education

    Essays on Class, Ideology and the State

    Edited by Michael W. Apple

    First published in 1982, this collection of essays provides an analysis of education’s contradictory role in social reproduction. It looks at the complex relations between the economic, political and cultural spheres of society, both historically and at the time of publication, and hones the wider…

    Hardback – 2017-03-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Education

  • Childhood and Celebrity

    Edited by Jane O'Connor, John Mercer

    The twenty-first century has seen an explosion in the ways and means in which children can become part of celebrity culture. With the rise in popularity of reality TV, child beauty pageants, talent shows, and social media platforms, as well as more established routes to fame through TV, cinema,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-23 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Food Sovereignty

    Concept, Practice and Social Movements

    Edited by Annie Shattuck, Christina Schiavoni, Zoe VanGelder

    Food sovereignty has been a fundamentally contested concept in global agrarian discourse over the last two decades, as a political project and campaign, an alternative, a social movement, and an analytical framework. It has inspired and mobilized diverse publics: workers, scholars and public…

    Hardback – 2017-03-23 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Sport, Media and Mega-Events

    Edited by Lawrence A. Wenner, Andrew C. Billings

    Bringing together many of the most influential scholars in sport and media studies, this book examines the diverse ways that media influences our understanding of the world’s most important sport events, dubbed sports mega-events. It sheds new light on how these events have been changed by the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge

  • Discrimination in Childhood and Adolescence

    A Developmental Intergroup Approach

    By Christia Spears Brown

    Discrimination impacts most youth at some point. Almost all children and adolescents belong to at least one stigmatized group, whether they are a Black or Latino boy in school; an immigrant or refugee; a gay, lesbian, or bisexual teen; or a girl in physics class. Discrimination on the basis of race…

    Paperback – 2017-03-22 
    Psychology Press

  • Sustainable Surfing

    Edited by Gregory Borne, Jess Ponting

    Whilst being an ambiguous and contested concept, sustainability has become one of the 21st century’s most pervasive ideas, as humanity’s increasing impact on the environment, as well as increasing social and economic inequalities, have local and global consequences. Surfing is a globally recognised…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge

  • The Coming of Austrian Fascism

    By Martin Kitchen

    In February 1934 fighting broke out in Linz between government forces and the Social Democratic Party. Within hours Vienna was up in arms and the fighting soon spread to other parts of Austria. A few days later the party was destroyed and Austria seemed to many observers to have joined the ranks of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge

  • Ideology of the British Right, 1918-39

    By G.C. Webber

    This book, first published in 1986, examines the activities and beliefs of right-wing Conservatives and overt Fascists in inter-war Britain. It analyses the role that ideology played in the various struggles between leaders and dissidents within the Conservative Party, traces the development of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge

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