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  • Power and Inequality

    Critical Readings for a New Era

    Edited by Levon Chorbajian, Daniel Egan

    Successfully bringing together accessible readings that cover the broad range of issues of importance to those studying politics and society, this volume provides a unique mix of theoretical and empirical pieces, such as state and electoral politics, that address both classic issues in political…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 

  • Mobilities, Mobility Justice and Social Justice

    Edited by Nancy Cook, David Butz

    This collection investigates the relationship between mobilities and social justice to develop the concept of mobility justice. Two introductory chapters outline how social justice concepts can strengthen analyses of mobility as socially structured movement in particular fields of power, what new…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22 

  • Populist Nationalism in Europe and the Americas

    Edited by Fernando López-Alves, Diane E. Johnson

    Populist nationalism fuses the belief that the common people are being exploited by a privileged elite with claims that the national culture and interests are under threat from "enemies" within or without. Populist nationalists decry "out-of-touch" institutions such as political parties and the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-11 

  • Ecology and Revolution

    Herbert Marcuse and the Challenge of a New World System Today

    By Charles Reitz

    A timely addition to Henry Giroux’s Critical Interventions series, Ecology and Revolution is grounded in the Frankfurt School critical theory of Herbert Marcuse. Its task is to understand the economic architecture of wealth extraction that undergirds today’s intensifying inequalities of class, race…

    Paperback – 2018-10-08 
    Critical Interventions

  • Democracy, Dialogue, Memory

    Expression and Affect Beyond Consensus

    Edited by Idit Alphandary, Leszek Koczanowicz

    Arguing that that the politics of democracy is inseparable from a notion of dialogue that emerges from conflicting and often traumatic memories, Democracy, Dialogue, Memory examines the importance of dialogue for the achievement of understanding in civil society rather than consensus, so that…

    Hardback – 2018-10-03 
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Routledge Revivals: Understanding Interaction in Central Australia (1985)

    An Ethnomethodological Study of Australian Aboriginal People

    By Kenneth B Liberman

    First published in 1985, this book gives an intimate account of the cultural-political conflict between Australian Aboriginal people and Anglo-Australians, presenting the Australian social world from the perspective of the Aboriginal person. Adopting a rigorous ethnomethodological analysis and the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Directions in Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis

  • Routledge Handbook of Global Populism

    Edited by Carlos de la Torre

    This volume illustrates the diversity of populism globally. When seeking power, populists politicize issues, and point to problems that need to be addressed such as inequalities, the loss of national sovereignty to globalization, or the rule of unresponsive political elites. Yet their solutions…

    Hardback – 2018-09-28 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Routledge Handbook of Critical International Relations

    Edited by Jenny Edkins

    Critical international relations is both firmly established and rapidly expanding, this Handbook offers a wide-ranging survey of contemporary research in critical international politics spanning feminism, poststructuralism, interpretative approaches, postcolonialism, psychoanalysis, and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 

  • 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 – 2018-08-30 
    Genetics and Society

  • The Routledge Handbook of Disability in Southern Africa

    Edited by Tsitsi Chataika

    This comprehensive ground-breaking southern African-centred collection spans the breadth of disability research and practice. Reputable and emerging scholars, together with disability advocates adopt a critical and interdisciplinary stance to prove, challenge and shift commonly held social…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02 

  • Ritual, Emotion, Violence

    Studies on the Micro-Sociology of Randall Collins

    Edited by Elliott B. Weininger, Annette Lareau, Omar Lizardo

    Microsociologists seek to capture social life as it is experienced, and in recent decades no one has championed the microsociological approach more fiercely than Randall Collins. The pieces in this exciting volume offer fresh and original insights into key aspects of Collins’ thought, and of…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31 

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