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  • Ways of Knowing about Human Rights in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vera Mackie

    This innovative multidisciplinary collection brings together the latest research on human rights issues in the Asian region, by leading scholars with a deep familiarity with the languages and cultures of the region. The contributors bring a range of disciplinary approaches, or ‘ways of knowing’ to…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • Authority, Experience and the Life of Power

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Blencowe, Julian Brigstocke, Leila Dawney

    Taking up the challenge of understanding power in its complexity, this volume returns to and revitalises the concept of ‘authority’. It provides a powerful analysis of the ways that relationships of trust, attachment, governance and inequality become possible when subjectivities and bodies are…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • The Funding of Political Parties

    Where Now?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Ewing, Jacob Rowbottom, Joo-Cheong Tham

    This book explores the problems associated with regulating the funding of political parties and election campaigns in a timely assessment of a topic of great political controversy. From interest in Obama's capacity to raise vast sums of money, to scandals that have rocked UK and Australian…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Hope and Feminist Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Coleman, Debra Ferreday

    Hope is central to marginal politics which speak of desires for equality or simply for a better life. Feminism might be characterised as a politics of hope, a movement underpinned by a utopian drive for equality. This version of hope has been used, for example in Barack Obama’s phrase ‘the audacity…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge

  • 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

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