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  • Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform

    1st Edition

    By George Meszaros

    Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform investigates how rural social movements are struggling for land reform against the background of ambitious but unfulfilled constitutional promises evident in much of the developing world.  Taking Brazil as an example, Social Movements, Law and…

    Paperback – 2015-01-07
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Parties and Political Change in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Chiriyankandath

    Over the past seven decades and more, political parties have become an essential feature of the political landscape of the South Asian subcontinent, serving both as a conduit and product of the tumultuous change the region has experienced. Yet they have not been the focus of sustained scholarly…

    Hardback – 2014-11-20

  • Precariat: Labour, Work and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Johnson

    In his recent work, Guy Standing has identified a new class which has emerged from neo-liberal restructuring with, he argues, the revolutionary potential to change the world: the precariat. This, according to Standing, is ‘a class-in-the-making, internally divided into angry and bitter factions’…

    Hardback – 2014-10-21

  • Domination, Migration and Non-Citizens

    1st Edition

    Edited by Iseult Honohan, Marit Hovdal-Moan

    Does the concept of domination cast new light on issues that arise in the context of migration and citizenship? If citizenship is a status that provides protection from domination, understood as subjection to arbitrary interference, are non-citizens - whether outside or inside the state -…

    Hardback – 2014-09-22

  • Diversity in Europe

    Dilemnas of differential treatment in theory and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gideon Calder, Emanuela Ceva

    From bans on religious symbols in public spaces, to the provision of abortion by doctors, recent cases across Europe have highlighted acute dilemmas about how best to respond to the claims of individuals or groups feeling that their values or beliefs are not treated fairly by the law. Diversity in…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12

  • Critical Sociology

    2nd Edition

    By Steven M. Buechler

    Critical Sociology is a thoroughly revised, updated, and sophisticated introduction to the sociological perspective as a critical lens on society. Much has happened since the first edition: the Great Recession, the Obama presidency, the burgeoning role of social media, and recent global social…

    Paperback – 2014-06-30

  • Routledge Handbook of Global Citizenship Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Engin F. Isin, Peter Nyers

    Citizenship studies is at a crucial moment of globalizing as a field. What used to be mainly a European, North American, and Australian field has now expanded to major contributions featuring scholarship from Latin America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The Routledge Handbook of Global…

    Hardback – 2014-06-27
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Narratives and Imaginings of Citizenship in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cristina Rojas, Judy Metzler

    This book looks at how citizenship has been imagined and transformed in Latin America through the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries from different disciplinary perspectives including anthropology, history, urban planning, geography and political studies. It looks beyond citizenship as a…

    Hardback – 2014-06-26

  • Eurocentrism: a marxian critical realist critique

    1st Edition

    By Nick Hostettler

    The political and social structures of modernity are dominated by really eurocentric forms and relations, yet the theorisation of the eurocentricity of modernity remains barely developed. At the same time, modern political and social theory is fundamentally eurocentric, yet the critique of…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • Re-reading Foucault

    On Law, Power and Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Golder

    Re-reading Foucault: On Law, Power and Rights is the first collection in English fully to  address the relevance of Michel Foucault’s thought for law.  Foucault is the best known and most cited of the late twentieth-century’s ‘theory’ academics. His work continues to animate a range of different…

    Paperback – 2014-03-25

  • Neoliberalism and the Global Restructuring of Knowledge and Education

    1st Edition

    By Steven C. Ward

    This book examines the influence of neoliberal ideas and practices on the way knowledge has been conceptualized, produced, and disseminated over the last few decades at different levels of public education and in various national contexts around the world.…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Politics of Education

    Challenging Multiculturalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christos Kassimeris, Marios Vryonides

    Education is a thoroughly political enterprise. The process of determining the purpose of education has always been highly controversial. It has resulted in disputes that have not only divided people philosophically, but also on the basis of religion, region, class, race, and ethnicity. As a result…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14
    Routledge Research in Education

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