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  • White Lies

    Race and Uncertainty in the Twilight of American Religion

    By Christopher M. Driscoll

    White Lies considers African-American bodies as the site of cultural debates over a contested "white religion" in the United States. Rooting his analysis in the work of W.E.B. DuBois and James Baldwin, Christopher Driscoll traces the shifting definitions of "white religion" from the nineteenth…

    Paperback – 2015-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Excellence vs. Equality

    Can Society Achieve Both Goals?

    By Allan C. Ornstein

    Excellence vs Equality: Can Society Achieve Both Goals? explores the issues faced by societies attempting to preserve democratic ideals and the common good in an era of incommensurate wealth and opportunity. As differences in advantage and ability affect the relationships between institutions and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Governance and Empowerment in India

    By Sreevidya Kalaramadam

    Since the mid-1980s, women have become a major marker of democracy, their presence an index of "good governance" in global and national discourses on the democratization of society. A large and diverse set of nation-states have legislatively mandated "gender quotas" to ensure the presence of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-14 
    Routledge

  • Gender and Migration in the Middle East

    By Md Mizanur Rahman

    Focused on the complexity and the multifarious nature of initiation, perpetuation and outcomes of migration in the South Asia-Gulf migration context, this book explores a broad range of themes that are crucial to understanding the contemporary form of international migration globally. These include…

    Hardback – 2015-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Normativity and Naturalism in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences

    Edited by Mark Risjord

    Normativity and Naturalism in the Social Sciences engages with a central debate within the philosophy of social science: whether social scientific explanation necessitates an appeal to norms, and if so, whether appeals to normativity can be rendered "scientific." This collection brings together…

    Hardback – 2015-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Culture as a Vocation

    Sociology of career choices in cultural management

    By Vincent Dubois

    Vocational occupations are attractive not so much for their material rewards as for the prestige and self-fulfillment they confer. They require a strong personal commitment, which can be subjectively experienced in terms of passion and selflessness. The choice of a career in the cultural sector…

    Hardback – 2015-11-12 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Theodor W, Adorno II

    Edited by Espen Hammer

    A new title in Routledge’s Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers series, this is a two-volume collection of the very best recent scholarship on Theodor W. Adorno (1903–69). It is an essential successor to an earlier four-volume collection, Theodor Adorno (Critical Evaluations in Cultural…

    Hardback – 2015-11-12 
    Routledge
    Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

  • On Obama

    By Paul C. Taylor

    On Obama examines some of the key philosophical questions that accompany the historic emergence of the 44th US president. The purpose of the book is to take seriously the once-common thought that Mr. Obama had ushered in a post-historical age. Three questions organize the argument of the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge
    Thinking in Action

  • Sport & Leisure Soc Thought E2

    2nd Edition

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Remaking Participation

    Science, Environment and Emergent Publics

    Edited by Jason Chilvers, Matthew Kearnes

    Changing relations between science and democracy – and controversies over issues like climate change, energy transitions, genetically modified organisms, and smart technologies - have led to a proliferation of new spaces of public participation and engagement. While most existing approaches adopt…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Introducing Urban Anthropology

    By Rivke Jaffe, Anouk De Koning

    This book provides an up-to-date introduction to the important and growing field of urban anthropology. This is an increasingly critical area of study, as more than half of the world's population now lives in cities and anthropological research is increasingly done in an urban context. Exploring…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Reading Marx in the Information Age

    A Media and Communication Studies Perspective on Capital, Volume 1

    By Christian Fuchs

    This book is a comprehensive guide to Marx’s most important and groundbreaking work. Renowned Marxist scholar Christian Fuchs provides a thorough, chapter-by-chapter introduction to Capital Volume 1 that assists undergraduate and postgraduate readers in making sense of Marx in the information age,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

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