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  • Cultural Disability Studies in Education

    Interdisciplinary Navigations of the Normative Divide

    By David Bolt

    Over the last few decades disability studies has emerged not only as a discipline in itself but also as a catalyst for cultural disability studies and Disability Studies in Education. In this book the three areas become united in a new field that recognises education as a discourse between tutors…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20 
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Sin, Sanctity and the Sister-in-Law

    Marriage with a Deceased Wife’s Sister in the Nineteenth Century

    By David G. Barrie

    This is the first book specifically devoted to exploring one of the longest-running religious, social and political controversies in nineteenth-century Britain – the sixty five year campaign to legalise marriage between a man and his deceased wife’s sister. The issue captured the political,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20 

  • Guns on the Internet

    Online Gun Communities, First Amendment Protections, and the Search for Common Ground on Gun Control

    By Connie Hassett-Walker

    Gun rights and control are well-trodden subjects, with prior work supporting the right of citizens to own firearms, discussing the failure of gun control efforts, or warning about or exhorting citizen gun ownership, among other things. Although social media in their many forms have only come to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20 

  • Global Perspectives on Legal Capacity Reform

    Our Voices, Our Stories

    Edited by Eilionóir Flynn, Anna Arstein-Kerslake, Clíona de Bhailís, Maria Laura Serra

    This edited collection is the result of the Voices of Individuals: Collectively Exploring Self-determination (VOICES) based at the Centre for Disability Law and Policy, National University of Ireland Galway. Focusing on the exercise of legal capacity under Article 12 of the UN Convention on the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-19 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Nationalist Responses to the Crisis in Europe

    Old and New Hatreds

    By Cathrine Thorleifsson

    The economic insecurity in Europe has given rise to parties of the far right - parties which in many cases form the spearhead of larger renationalization processes, directed against positions of global integration. This book examines the dynamics of three distinct, yet inter-related forms of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    Research in Migration and Ethnic Relations Series

  • Sport Fans

    The Psychology and Social Impact of Fandom, 2nd Edition

    By Daniel L. Wann

    Sport Fans is the go-to resource on fan behaviour, offering cutting-edge analyses of the empirical research on the emotions, thoughts, and behaviors of sport fans. The first edition set the standard for research on fan behaviour. This second edition builds upon that research base and incorporates…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 
    3D Photorealistic Rendering

  • Getting Dressed

    Imitation in Clothing and Everyday Life

    By Carrie Yodanis

    Getting Dressed introduces students to sociological concepts via the everyday decision of what to wear. Everyone has to get dressed. And what we wear creates our identity – how people define us and how we define ourselves. But getting dressed is not based on our individual choices and tastes alone.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 

  • Writing the Body Politic

    The John O’Neill Reader

    Edited by Thomas Kemple, Mark Featherstone

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Women, Mobility and Incarceration

    By Rimple Mehta

    Thousands of people cross over from Bangladesh to India every year, most coming from extremely underprivileged backgrounds and have no knowledge of political borders or the criminalisation of border crossings. Drawing on original fieldwork, this book explores the experience of socio-economically…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • Leveraging Disability Sport Events

    Impacts, Promises, and Possibilities

    By Laura Misener, Gayle McPherson, David McGillivray, David Legg

    This book examines the policy, planning, development and implementation of disability sport events. It highlights the potential of sporting events for encouraging community sport participation, as well as influencing attitudes and awareness about disability in wider society, but also challenges…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 

  • Living well with frailty

    from assets and deficits to resilience

    By Shibley Rahman

    Increasingly, we question ‘what makes us healthy?’, as well as ‘what makes us ill?’. What does this shift mean for frailty? Almost wholly defined in negative terms, the term ‘frail’ tends to refer to a group of older people who are at highest risk of adverse outcomes such as falls, infections,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 

  • Social Problems

    By Leonard A. Steverson, Jennifer Melvin

    Debating Social Problems emphasises the process of debate as a means to address social problems. The text helps students engage in active learning by discussing social problems. The debate format covers sensitive material in a way that encourages students to talk about this material openly in class…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 

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