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  • The Sexual and Gender Politics of Sport Mega-Events

    Roving Colonialism

    By Heather Sykes

    This challenging new study examines gender and sexuality in relation to the ‘roving colonialism’ of sport mega-events. Built around four case studies in postcolonial and settler colonial contexts—the Olympics in Vancouver, London and Sochi and soccer fans in the Egyptian revolution—the book…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

  • Australian Critical Decisions

    Remembering Koowarta and Tasmanian Dams

    Edited by Ann Genovese

    The 1980s was a time of significant social, political and cultural change. In Australia, the law was pivotal to these changes. The two High Court cases that this book explores – Koowarta v Bjelke-Petersen (1982) and the Tasmanian Dams case (1983) – are famous legally as they marked a decisive…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Life Writing After Empire

    Edited by Astrid Rasch

    A watershed moment of the twentieth century, the end of empire saw upheavals to global power structures and national identities. However, decolonisation profoundly affected individual subjectivities too. Life Writing After Empire examines how people around the globe have made sense of the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Dancing in Damascus

    Creativity, Resilience, and the Syrian Revolution

    By Miriam Cooke

    On March 17, 2011, many Syrians rose up against the authoritarian Asad regime that had ruled them with an iron fist for forty years. Initial successes were quickly quashed, and the revolution seemed to devolve into a civil war pitting the government against its citizens and extremist mercenaries.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25 
    Routledge

  • Ruling the Margins

    Colonial Power and Administrative Rule in the Past and Present

    By Prem Kumar Rajaram

    Administrative rule is a type of rule centered on devising and implementing regulations governing how we live and how we conduct ourselves economically and politically, and sometimes culturally. The principle feature of this type of rule is the important question about how things should be arranged…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Contrasts and contests about philosophy

    Edited by Mogobe B. Ramose

    The sheer variety of socio-political events and technological advancements which affect modern society, and the speed and intensity at which these events occur around the world, delivers change known as epistemic and social transformation. Within this context, the question of justice for all is a…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge

  • Austere Histories in European Societies

    Social Exclusion and the Contest of Colonial Memories

    Edited by Stefan Jonsson, Julia Willen

    In recent years European states have turned toward more austere political regimes, entailing budget cuts, deregulation of labour markets, restrictions of welfare systems, securitization of borders and new regimes of migration and citizenship. In the wake of such changes, new forms of social…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Social Movements and World-System Transformation

    Edited by Jackie Smith, MICHAEL GOODHART, Patrick Manning, John Markoff

    At a particularly urgent world-historical moment, this volume brings together some of the leading researchers of social movements and global social change and other emerging scholars and practitioners to advance new thinking about social movements and global transformation. Social movements around…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Political Economy of the World-System Annuals

  • Postcolonial Lesbian Identities in Singapore

    Re-thinking global sexualities

    By Shawna Tang

    Taking lesbians in Singapore as a case study, this book explores the possibility of a modern gay identity in a postcolonial society, that is not dependent on Western queer norms. It looks at the core question of how this identity can be reconciled with local culture and how it relates to global…

    Hardback – 2016-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • New Racial Landscapes

    Contemporary Britain and the Neoliberal Conjuncture

    Edited by Malcolm James, Helen Kim, Victoria Redclift

    The chapters in this volume examine the racial and ethnic landscape of Britain in a contemporary era of neoliberalism and financial crisis. A key aspect of neoliberal thought is the belief that we live in a ‘post-racial’ society in which the problems of racism and xenophobia have been overcome.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29 
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Mobility, Education and Life Trajectories

    New and old migratory pathways

    Edited by Karen Valentin, Karen Fog Olwig

    Migration for educational purposes, once the privilege of the upper class, has become a global mass phenomenon in recent years. This volume examines, within different cultural and historical contexts, the close relationship between migration, education, and social mobility. Adopting the perspective…

    Hardback – 2016-09-12 
    Routledge

  • Youth in the Former Soviet South

    Everyday Lives between Experimentation and Regulation

    Edited by Stefan B. Kirmse

    This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of youth, in all its diversity, in Muslim Central Asia and the Caucasus. It brings together a range of academic perspectives, including media studies, Islamic studies, the sociology of youth, and social anthropology. While most discussions of youth…

    Paperback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

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