Sociology & Social Policy Products

  • Genocidal Democracy

    Neoliberalism, Mass Incarceration, and the Politics of Urban Gun Violence, 1st Edition

    By John D. Márquez

    Over the past three decades, the rate at which blacks and Latinos/as murder, or are murdered, by one another in the United States has increased exponentially. Social scientists have generally argued that this ‘ghetto violence’ is but one consequence of deindustrialization and the systematic…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Law and the Postcolonial

  • Animalizing Sociology

    Posthuman Readings of the Classical Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Cole, Erika Cudworth

    As the discipline of sociology took place, the changes witnessed by the modern period affected not just the organization of human life, but also the ways we relate to non-human animals. The processes of urbanization and industrialization, the exploitation of labour and resources fundamental to…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Multispecies Encounters

  • Sociology and Critique in the Neoliberal Age

    1st Edition

    By Pauline Johnson

    In the face of the reversals of the welfare state that have been brought about as neoliberalism has taken hold and identified capitalism with modernity itself, this book explores the issues faced by contemporary sociology in articulating a critique of neoliberalism. Advancing the view that…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 

  • Rock around the Clock

    Exploitation, Rock 'n' roll and the Origins of Youth Culture, 1st Edition

    By Yannis Tzioumakis, Sian Lincoln

    Rock around the Clock examines one of the earliest films made specifically for young audiences in US cinema, paying particular attention to the exploitation film production company that made the film, the ways it represented young people, especially in terms of their association with rock ‘n’ roll…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Sport Participation and Olympic Legacies

    A Comparative Study, 1st Edition

    Edited by Spencer Harris

    Provision of, and participation in, community-level sport has risen up the policy agenda in many countries, as a tool for tackling social exclusion and improving well-being. This book offers a comparative analysis of community sport policy in three countries: England, the US and Russia. It examines…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge Research in Sport Politics and Policy

  • Engendering Development

    Capitalism and Inequality in the Global Economy, 1st Edition

    By Amy Trauger, Jennifer Fluri

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 

  • The Democracy of Affluence

    Intellectuals and the Affluent Society in Britain, Italy, and the US, 1958-1979, 1st Edition

    By Marzia Maccaferri

    Analyses of post-World War Two Western Europe have mostly adopted an international perspective whose main argument, in comparison with the failures of the interwar years, focused on the links between economic growth and democratic stabilization, highlighting the acceleration of modernization, the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    The Routledge Global 1960s and 1970s Series

  • Law, Religion, and Freedom

    Conceptualizing a Common Right, 1st Edition

    Edited by W. Cole Durham, Jr., Javier Martinez Torron, Donlu D Thayer

    This book examines conceptualizations of religious freedom in various dimensions. The collection brings together leading experts from law, religious studies, social anthropology, and international relations, who present different perspectives which query, define, and clarify aspects of this…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Generations Through Prison

    Lived Experiences of Intergenerational Incarceration, 1st Edition

    By Mark Halsey

    The book examines the causes, experiences and consequences of intergenerational incarceration. Building on interviews with second, third and fourth generation prisoners in Australia and surveys of prisoners across Australia, UK and the USA, it offers unique insights into the dimensions and impacts…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Populism and Heritage in Europe

    Lost in Diversity and Unity, 1st Edition

    By Ayhan Kaya

    Populism and Heritage in Europe explores popular discourses about European and national heritage that are being used by specific political actors to advance their agendas and to prevent minority groups from being accepted into European society. Investigating what kind of effect the politics of fear…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Critical Heritages of Europe

  • Sri Lanka’s Remittance Economy

    An Archetype of Migration-Underdevelopment, 1st Edition

    By Matt Withers

    Sri Lanka's integration at the lower tiers of a (re)globalising world economy has entailed the mass migration of low-skilled and domestic workers employed as temporary contract labour throughout the oil economies of West Asia. Dominant policy-level assumptions of a mutually-beneficial ‘triple win’…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • Invisible Search and Online Search Engines

    The Ubiquity of Search in Everyday Life, 1st Edition

    By Jutta Haider, Olof Sundin

    Search and Search Engines considers the use of search engines in contemporary everyday life and the challenges this poses for media and information literacy. Looking for mediated information is mostly done online and arbitrated by the various tools and devices that people carry with them on a daily…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 

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