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  • New Generation Political Activism in Ukraine

    2000–2014

    By Christine Emeran

    Individuals in the post-Communist Ukraine dealt with a political climate of stalled reforms and corruption, leading to a mass distrust of many political institutions. This had a demobilizing effect on a citizen’s sense of capacity to effect social change. Therefore, the emergence of any individual…

    Hardback – 2017-06-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Building Citizenship from Below

    Precarity, Migration, and Agency

    Edited by Marcel Paret, Shannon Gleeson

    Focusing on what can be referred to as the ‘precarity-agency-migration nexus’, this comprehensive volume leverages the political, economic, and social dynamics of migration to better understand both deepening inequality and popular resistance. Drawing on rich ethnographic and interview-based…

    Hardback – 2017-06-05 
    Routledge

  • Migration in Post-Colonial Hong Kong

    Edited by Susanne Y.P. Choi, Eric Fong

    Since 1995 most mainland migrants to Hong Kong have been the wives or non-adult children of Hong Kong men of lower socio-economic status. The majority of immigrants are women, who throughout the past two decades have accounted for more than 60% of immigration. The profile of immigrants has been…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Earthscan Reader on Gender and Forests

    Edited by Carol J. Pierce Colfer, Marlène Elias, Bimbika Sijapati Basnett, Susan Hummel

    There is currently much interest in mainstreaming gender in natural resource management, including forestry. This Reader provides a collection of key articles published on gender and forests over the last thirty years. Including an editorial introduction and overview, it provides an accessible…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Reader Series

  • The People and the State

    Twentieth-First Century Protest Movement

    Edited by Thomas O'Brien

    The early twenty-first century has seen a flourishing of protest globally from issues of religious rights through to corruption and led to the emergence of new populist political actors. This book examines a range of protest movements from around the world, asking what the root causes are and how…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Dalit Women

    Vanguard of an Alternative Politics in India

    Edited by S. Anandhi, Karin Kapadia

    Through its investigation of the underlying political economy of gender, caste and class in India, this book shows how changing historical geographies are shaping the subjectivities of Dalits across India in ways that are neither fixed nor predictable. It brings together ethnographies from across…

    Hardback – 2017-05-26 
    Routledge India

  • Food, Agriculture and Social Change

    The Everyday Vitality of Latin America

    Edited by Stephen Sherwood, Alberto Arce, Myriam Paredes

    In recent years, food studies scholarship has tended to focus on a number of increasingly abstract, largely unquestioned concepts with regard to how capital, markets and states organize and operate. This has led to a gulf between public policy and people’s realities with food as experienced in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Sociology of Postmarxism

    By Richard Howson

    Postmarxism is often depicted as a point of intersection for a set of inter-disciplinary theories that are in themselves complex and dense. Bringing the postmarxist theory of Ernesto Laclau into the field of political sociology through a close reading and analysis of postmarxism and its…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Human Rights, Islam and the Failure of Cosmopolitanism

    By June Edmunds

    Cosmopolitanism, as an intellectual and political project, has failed. The portrayal of human rights, especially European, as evidence of cosmopolitanism in practice is misguided. Cosmopolitan theorists point to the rise of claims-making to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) among Europe’s…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Climate Action in a Globalizing World

    Comparative Perspectives on Environmental Movements in the Global North

    Edited by Carl Cassegård, Linda Soneryd, Håkan Thörn, Åsa Wettergren

    The existence and urgency of global climate change is a matter of scientific consensus. Yet the global politics of climate change have been anything but consensual. In this context, a wave of global climate activism has emerged in the last decade in response to the perceived failure of the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Rampage Shootings and Gun Control

    Politicization and Policy Change in Western Europe

    By Steffen Hurka

    While the causes of rampage violence have been analysed thoroughly in diverse academic disciplines, we hardly know anything about the factors that affect their consequences for public policy. This book addresses rampage shootings in Western Europe and their conditional impact on politicization and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • The Protection of Vulnerable Groups under International Human Rights Law

    By Ingrid Nifosi-Sutton

    The protection of vulnerable groups varies under international human rights law. Depending on the group at stake, protection may be more or less advanced. In some cases, the international community has deemed it necessary to adopt conventions providing for the rights of certain vulnerable groups…

    Hardback – 2017-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

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