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  • The Routledge Handbook of Disability in Southern Africa

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-07-26
    Routledge

  • Ritual, Emotion, Violence

    Studies on the Micro-Sociology of Randall Collins, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-07-19
    Routledge

  • Communalism in Postcolonial India

    Changing contours, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Mujibur Rehman

    This book reconceptualises the idea of communalism in independent India. It locates the changing contours of politics and religion in the country from the colonial times to the present day, and makes an important intervention in understanding the relationship between communalism and communal…

    Hardback – 2018-06-26
    Routledge India

  • Killing African Americans

    Police and Vigilante Violence as a Racial Control Mechanism, 1st Edition

    By Noel A. Cazenave

    Killing African Americans examines the pervasive, disproportionate, and persistent police and vigilante killings of African Americans in the United States as a racial control mechanism that sustains the racial control system of systemic racism. Noel A. Cazenave’s well-researched and conceptualized…

    Paperback – 2018-05-30
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • Communication in International Development

    Doing Good or Looking Good?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Florencia Enghel, Jessica Noske-Turner

    International development stakeholders harness communication with two broad purposes: to do good, via communication for development and media assistance, and to communicate do-gooding, via public relations and information. This book unpacks various ways in which different efforts to do good are…

    Paperback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Law, State and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bob Fryer, Alan J. Hunt, Doreen McBarnet, Bert Moorhouse

    Originally published in 1981 Law, State and Society confronts many of the most important issues within the developing field of law and society. The essays cover the key political debates and the subject of the sociology of law through two key debates, the first tackling the wider theoretical and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • The Dark Side of Podemos?

    Carl Schmitt and Contemporary Progressive Populism, 1st Edition

    By Josh Booth, Patrick Baert

    In 2014 a new progressive party, Podemos, emerged on the Spanish political scene. Within just over two years it had become the country’s third-biggest party, winning a slew of seats in parliament and regularly making headline news. While some see Podemos as the saviour of Spanish democracy, others…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Meaning and Melancholia

    Life in the Age of Bewilderment, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Bollas

    Meaning and Melancholia: Life in the Age of Bewilderment sees Christopher Bollas apply his creative and innovative psychoanalytic thinking to various contemporary social, cultural and political themes. This book offers an incisive exploration of powerful trends within, and between, nations in the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-06
    Routledge

  • Sociology and Military Studies

    Classical and Current Foundations, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Soeters

    This book examines the connection between sociology and the challenges faced by the modern military. Military sociology has received little attention in the broader academic world, and is mostly focused on civil-military relations. This book seeks to address this gap and combines ideas, theories…

    Paperback – 2018-03-23
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Reframing Latin American Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ronaldo Munck, Raul Delgado Wise

    Since the year 2000 Latin America has been at the forefront of a series of diverse experiments with alternative forms, pathways and models of economic development and at the cutting edge of the international theoretical and political debates that surround these experiments. Reframing Latin American…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • Releasing the Commons

    Rethinking the futures of the commons, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ash Amin, Philip Howell

    This book moves beyond seeing the commons in the past tense, an entity passed over from the public into the private, to reimagine the commons as a process, a contest of force, a reconstitution, and a site of convening practices. It highlights new spaces of gathering opening up, such as the digital…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • European Citizenship and Social Integration in the European Union

    1st Edition

    By Jürgen Gerhards, Holger Lengfeld

    Since 2008, the European Union has been affected by one of the most severe crises in the history of Europe. This book builds on the work of Jürgen Habermas to answer the key question: is Europe strong enough to overcome the recent crisis? Arguing that recovery can only take place if the citizens of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

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