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  • The Sexual and Gender Politics of Sport Mega-Events

    Roving Colonialism

    By Heather Sykes

    This challenging new study examines gender and sexuality in relation to the ‘roving colonialism’ of sport mega-events. Built around four case studies in postcolonial and settler colonial contexts—the Olympics in Vancouver, London and Sochi and soccer fans in the Egyptian revolution—the book…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Routledge Handbook of International Political Sociology

    Edited by Xavier Guillaume, Pnar Bilgin

    This handbook presents in a comprehensive, concise and accessible overview, the emerging field of international political sociology. It summarizes and synthesizes existing knowledge in the field while presenting central themes and methodologies that have been at the centre of its development,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Fresh Water

    Access, conflict and identity

    Edited by Catherine M. Ashcraft, Tamar Mayer

    Water scarcity is not simply the result of what nature has to offer but always involves power relations and political decisions. This volume discusses the politics of the freshwater crisis, specifically how access to water is determined in different regions and historical periods, how conflict is…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Muslim Diasporas in the West

    Edited by Tahir Abbas

    This major works collection surveys the nature of Muslim diasporas in the west from a sociological perspective, exploring the issues of migration, integration, identity, politics, Islamophobia, and radicalisation. This four-volume collected works is the state of the art on the research and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Imaginaries of Modernity

    Politics, Cultures, Tensions

    By John Rundell

    This book offers a new perspective on the issue of modernity through a series of interconnected essays. Drawing centrally on the works of Castoriadis, Luhmann, Heller and Lefort, and in critical discussion with Weber, Durkheim, Simmel, Adorno, Habermas and Taylor, the author argues that modernity…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • International Institutions in World History

    Divorcing International Relations Theory from the State and Stage Models

    By Laust Schouenborg

    This book presents a case for a basic reorientation of International Relations away from the state and towards the study of social institutions in the sense of patterned practices, ideas and norms/rules. IR has always suffered from a parochial occupation with the state and the Western system of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • Neighbourhood Perceptions of the Ukraine Crisis

    From the Soviet Union into Eurasia?

    By Gerhard Besier, Katarzyna Stoklosa

    Recent events in Ukraine and Russia and the subsequent incorporation of Crimea into the Russian state, with the support of some circles of inhabitants of the peninsula, have shown that the desire of people to belong to the Western part of the Europe should not automatically be assumed. Discussing…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge
    Post-Soviet Politics

  • Poverty and Social Exclusion

    New Methods of Analysis

    Edited by Gianni Betti, Achille Lemmi

    Poverty and inequality remain at the top of the global economic agenda, and the methodology of measuring poverty continues to be a key area of research. This new book, from a leading international group of scholars, offers an up to date and innovative survey of new methods for estimating poverty at…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • Climate Change Policy in Japan

    From the 1980's to 2015

    By Yasuko Kameyama

    Amidst growing environmental concerns worldwide, Japan is seen as particularly vulnerable to the effects of a changing climate, with a large coastal population and frequent extreme weather events. This book analyses Japan’s response to the climate change problem from the late 1980s up to the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • Trailblazing African American Public Administrators

    By Beverly C. Edmond, Ron W. Finnell

    While the historical evolution of the field of public administration has long viewed social equity and inclusiveness as a core administrative value, African American voices have all too often been ignored in the discourse about the theory and practice of public administration. This book is the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Non-territorial Autonomy in Divided Societies

    Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by John Coakley

    Non-territorial autonomy is an unusual method of government based on the notion of the devolution of power to entities within the state which exercise jurisdiction over a population defined by personal features (such as opting for a particular ethnic nationality) rather than by geographical…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Association for the Study of Nationalities

  • Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks

    Science, Cancer, and the Geneticization of Drug Testing

    By John Abraham, Rachel Ballinger

    Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks is a case study of changes in drug testing since the late 1990s, specifically geneticization of carcinogenic risk assessment and regulation of pharmaceuticals. Radically new ways of determining whether medical drugs might cause cancer have been established…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

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