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  • 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

  • Identity Troubles

    An Introduction

    By Anthony Elliott

    In our turbulent world of global flows and digital transformations pervasive identity crises and self-reinvention have become increasingly central to everyday life. In this fascinating book, Anthony Elliott shows how global transformations – the new electronic economy, digital worlds,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Vulnerability and Security in Human Rights Literature and Visual Culture

    By Alexandra Schultheis Moore

    This book responds to the failures of human rights—the way its institutions and norms reproduce geopolitical imbalances and social exclusions—through an analysis of how literary and visual culture can make visible human rights claims that are foreclosed in official discourses. Moore draws on…

    Hardback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • The Olympic Legacy

    Social Scientific Explorations

    Edited by Alan Tomlinson

    This comprehensive collection provides an overview of social scientific perspectives on Olympic legacy, using specialist analyses and selected cases to illuminate the recurring anthropological, political, and sociological dimensions of the legacy debate. Drawing upon research conducted on the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • A Sociology of Knowledge of European Integration

    The Social Sciences in the Making of Europe

    Edited by Rebecca Adler-Nissen, Kristoffer Kropp

    This book addresses the important but understudied question of how social scientific knowledge is entangled in the process of European integration. More specifically, it provides the first systematic introduction to a sociology of knowledge approach to European integration and demonstrates the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge
    Journal of European Integration Special Issues

  • Ideocracies in Comparison

    Legitimation – Cooptation – Repression

    Edited by Uwe Backes, Steffen Kailitz

    Ideocracies, or ideological dictatorships, such as the "Third Reich", the Soviet Union and the People’s Republic of China have, much more than any other kinds of autocracy, characterized the history of the 20th century. Despite their undeniable loss of significance, ideocracies have not disappeared…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Communication Crisis at Kent State

    A Case Study

    By Phillip K. Tompkins, Elaine Vanden Bout Anderson

    Originally published in 1971. On May 4th, 1970, shots fired by the Ohio National Guard at Kent State University were heard around the world. People were either outraged by the killings or outraged at the students. Instant experts rendered the judgment that it was all a problem of communication.…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

  • Environmental Adaptation and Eco-cultural Habitats

    A coevolutionary approach to society and nature

    By Johannes Schubert

    In this challenging and highly original book, the author tackles the dynamic relationships between physical nature and societies over time. It is argued that within each eco-cultural habitat, the relationship between physical nature and society is mediated by specific entanglements between…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Social Cohesion and Social Change in Europe

    Edited by Gerard Boucher, Yunas Samad

    Social cohesion has had different meanings for people depending on their background, their interests, where they live in the world, and at what time they lived. In the social sciences, social cohesion is a term used to explain the social and cultural consequences of structural changes related to…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge

  • Religious Citizenships and Islamophobia

    Edited by Virginie Andre, Douglas Pratt

    The attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris in January 2015 once again brought to the fore the place of Islam in Western secular democracies, and the questioning of Muslim citizenship. The hyper-mediatisation of jihadist terrorism and its subsequent conflation with Muslim communities in general, has led…

    Hardback – 2015-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Democratization and Social Movements in Korea

    Defiant Institutionalization

    By Sun-Chul Kim

    This book examines how social movements in previously authoritarian contexts evolve after a democratic transition. It looks into how democratic change shapes the trajectory of social movements, and how social movements affect the pace and direction of democracy in turn, using South Korea as a…

    Hardback – 2015-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Modern Korea

  • The Rise of Critical Animal Studies

    From the Margins to the Centre

    Edited by Nik Taylor, Richard Twine

    As the scholarly and interdisciplinary study of human/animal relations becomes crucial to the urgent questions of our time, notably in relation to environmental crisis, this collection explores the inner tensions within the relatively new and broad field of animal studies. This provides a platform…

    Paperback – 2015-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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