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  • Consumption, Media and Culture in South Africa

    Perspectives on Freedom and the Public

    Edited by Mehita Iqani, Bridget Kenny

    This book is the first of its kind to bring together a collection of critical scholarly work on consumer culture in South Africa, exploring the cultural, political, economic, and social aspects of consumption in post-Apartheid society. From sushi and Japanese diplomacy to Queen Sophie’s writhing…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Urban Informatics

    Collaboration at the nexus of policy, technology and design, people and data

    Edited by Kristene Unsworth, Andrea Forte, Richardson Dilworth

    Information shapes urban spaces in ways that most people rarely stop to consider. From data-driven planning to grassroots activism to influencing the routes we walk, bike, and drive, new information technologies are helping city dwellers to leverage information in new ways. These technologies shape…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Statelessness and Citizenship

    Camps and the Creation of Political Space

    By Victoria Redclift

    What does it mean to be a citizen? In depth research with a stateless population in Bangladesh has revealed that, despite liberal theory’s reductive vision, the limits of political community are not set in stone. The Urdu-speaking population in Bangladesh exemplify some of the key problems facing…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Europe and World Society

    Edited by Chris Rumford, Didem Buhari-Gulmez

    Europe and World Society offers a distinctive critical approach to understanding European transformations, exploring both the progress and limitations of integration on various key policy areas such as agricultural policy, education reform, migration, and external relations, as well as the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26 
    Routledge

  • Markets and Development

    Civil Society, Citizens and the Politics of Neoliberalism

    Edited by Toby Carroll, Darryl Jarvis

    Markets and Development presents a series of critical contributions focused on the political relationship between citizens, civil society, and neoliberal development policy’s latest form. The dramatic increase of ‘access to finance’ investments, newly gender-sensitive approaches to building…

    Hardback – 2015-11-23 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Theorizing Social Memories

    Concepts and Contexts

    Edited by Gerd Sebald, Jatin Wagle

    Public debates over the last two decades about social memories, about how as societies we remember, make sense of, and even imagine and invent, our collective pasts suggest that grand narratives have been abandoned for numerous little stories that contest the unified visions of the past. But, while…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • 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 – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • 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 – 2015-11-04 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge

  • Civic Engagement in Food System Governance

    A comparative perspective of American and British local food movements

    By Alan R. Hunt

    The local food movement is one of the most active of current civil engagement social movements. This work presents primary evidence from over 900 documents, interviews, and participant observations, and provides the first descriptive history of local food movement national policy achievements in…

    Hardback – 2015-10-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • The State of Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Ramona Coman, Luca Tomini

    The State of Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe brings together scholars specialising in the study of Central and Eastern Europe, and provides a comprehensive analysis of some of the major issues in the democratic make-up of the EU’s new member states. The book covers the main dimensions of…

    Hardback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

  • The Politics of Slums in the Global South

    Urban Informality in Brazil, India, South Africa and Peru

    Edited by Véronique Dupont, David Jordhus-Lier, Catherine Sutherland, Einar Braathen

    Seeing urban politics from the perspective of those who reside in slums offers an important dimension to the study of urbanism in the global South. Many people living in sub-standard conditions do not have their rights as urban citizens recognised and realise that they cannot rely on formal…

    Hardback – 2015-09-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cities and Development

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