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  • Sport, Medicine and Health

    The medicalization of sport?

    By Dominic Malcolm

    The relationship between sport, medicine and health in our society is becoming increasingly complex. This important and timely study explores this relationship through an analysis of changing political economies, altered perceptions of the body and science’s developing contribution to the human…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Routledge Revivals: Charles Booth's London (1969)

    A Portrait of the Poor at the Turn of the Century, Drawn from His "Life and Labour of the People in London"

    Edited by Albert Fried, Richard M. Elman

    First published in 1969, this book presents a one-volume anthology of Charles Booth’s Life and Labour of the People in London, the classic early study of the poor in the urban environment. The original text consists of a vast compendium of descriptions of families, homes, streets, conditions of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Emotions and Social Change

    Historical and Sociological Perspectives

    Edited by David Lemmings, Ann Brooks

    This edited collection takes a critical perspective on Norbert Elias’s theory of the "civilizing process," through historical essays and contemporary analysis from sociologists and cultural theorists. It focuses on changes in emotional regimes or styles and considers the intersection of emotions…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • European Cosmopolitanism

    Colonial Histories and Postcolonial Societies

    Edited by John Narayan, Gurminder K. Bhambra

    This book provides a fresh examination of the cosmopolitan project of postwar Europe from a variety of perspectives. It explores the ways in which European cosmopolitanism can be theorized differently if we take into account histories which have rarely been at the forefront of such understandings.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

  • Immigrant Women in Athens

    Gender, Ethnicity, and Citizenship in the Classical City

    By Rebecca Futo Kennedy

    Many of the women whose names are known to history from Classical Athens were metics or immigrants, linked in the literature with assumptions of being ‘sexually exploitable.’ Despite recent scholarship on women in Athens beyond notions of the ‘citizen wife’ and the ‘common prostitute,’ the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Mining and Social Change (Routledge Revivals)

    Durham County in the Twentieth Century

    Edited by Martin Bulmer

    The strong community ties of mining villages are the central concern of this book, which deals with the social history and sociology of mining in County Durham in the twentieth century. Focusing on the country as a whole, this title, first published in 1978, asks what is most distinctive about the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Interpreting Diversity: Europe and the Malay World

    Edited by Christina Skott

    This volume departs from conventional historiography concerned with colonialism in the Malay world, by turning to the use of knowledge generated by European presence in the region. The aim here is to map the ways in which European observers and scholars interpreted the ethnic, linguistic and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Octavia Hill

    Early Ideals.

    Edited by Emily S. Maurice

    Octavia Hill was a key figure in the open spaces and housing movement and one of the founders of the National Trust. Her legacy continues today in the form of many active bodies such as the modern National Trust, the Open Spaces Society and the Family Welfare Association. First published in 1928,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Social Welfare

  • Genealogies of Emotions, Intimacies, and Desire

    Theories of Changes in Emotional Regimes from Medieval Society to Late Modernity

    By Ann Brooks

    Genealogies of Emotions, Intimacies and Desire excavates epistemologies which attempt to explain changes in emotional regimes from medieval society to late modernity. Key in this debate is the concept of intimacy. The book shows that different historical periods are characterized by emotional…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Class

    Feminist and cultural perspectives

    By Ulrika Holgersson

    There is hardly any discussion of class that does not in some way relate to the theories of Marx and Weber. So profound was the impact of their ideas, that their writings are often perceived as the only original and most reliable interpretations of class society. But Marx and Weber were neither…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Self-Governing Socialism

    A Reader: Volume I

    Edited by Branko Horvat, Mihailo Markovic, Rudi Supek

    First published in 1975, this set of two volumes edited by three distinguished scholars – an economist, a sociologist and a philosopher - assembles seminal articles, book extracts and documents from some twenty countries to trace the theory and practice of self-governing socialism from the early…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Self-Governing Socialism

    A Reader: Volume II

    Edited by Branko Horvat, Mihailo Markovic, Rudi Supek

    First published in 1975, this set of two volumes edited by three distinguished scholars – an economist, a sociologist and a philosopher - assembles seminal articles, book extracts and documents from some twenty countries to trace the theory and practice of self-governing socialism from the early…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

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