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  • Higher Education and Social Inequalities

    University Admissions, Experiences and Outcomes

    Edited by Richard Waller, Nicola Ingram, Michael R.M. Ward

    A university education has long been seen as the gateway to upward social mobility for individuals from lower socio-economic backgrounds, and as a way of reproducing social advantage for the better off. With the number of young people from the very highest socio-economic groups entering university…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • The Mobilities of Ships

    Edited by Anyaa Anim-Addo, William Hasty, Kimberley Peters

    We live in a world that is ever on the move, as is increasingly recognised within research on mobilities. Yet studies of mobility have failed to ‘go to sea’ with the same enthusiasm as mobilities ashore. When we consider mobility, we most often examine those movements that evidently form part of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Ethnic Stratification and Economic Inequality around the World

    The End of Exploitation and Exclusion?

    By Max Haller in collaboration, Anja Eder

    The modern world is characterised by pervasive economic inequalities. Strong economic growth in some developing countries has contributed to a degree to a reduction in the levels of inequality between nations, yet inequality within nations remains high and in some cases, continues to increase.…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Social Exclusion in India

    Castes, Communities and the State

    Edited by Minoru Mio, Abhijit Dasgupta

    In recent years exclusionary policies of the Indian state have raised questions concerning social harmony and economic progress. During the last few decades the emergence of identity politics has given new lease of life to exclusionary practices in the country. Castes, communities and ethnic groups…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

  • Sport, Theory and Social Problems

    A Critical Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Eric Anderson, Adam White

    In a revised, updated and considerably expanded new edition of Sport, Theory and Social Problems, authors Eric Anderson and Adam White examine how the structure and culture of sport promotes inequality, injury and complicity to authority at the non-elite levels of play in Anglo-American countries.…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge

  • Between Two Worlds

    Black Students in an Urban Community College

    By Lois Weis

    First published in 1985, this book explores the ‘lived culture’ of urban black students in a community college located in a large northeastern city in the United States. The author immersed herself in the institution she was studying for a full academic year, exploring both the direct experiences…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Teachers and Crisis

    Urban School Reform and Teachers' Work Culture

    By Dennis Carlson

    Advocates of the ‘back-to-basics’ movement argue that a basic skills programme ensures that students are educated to a minimum level of literacy required to enter the labour force. Critics charge that these efforts only increase school bureaucracy and undermine teachers’ autonomy in the classroom.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Schools in an Urban Community

    A Study of Carbrook 1870-1965

    By Cheryl Parsons

    Hardback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Opportunities and Deprivation in the Urban South

    Poverty, Segregation and Social Networks in São Paulo

    By Eduardo Cesar Leão Marques

    Contending that everyday sociability and social networks are central elements to an understanding of urban poverty, Opportunities and Deprivation in the Urban South draws on detailed research conducted in São Paulo in an examination of the social networks of individuals who identify as poor. The…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Cities and Society

  • Equal Time, Equal Value

    Community Currencies and Time Banking in the US

    By Ed Collom, Judith N. Lasker

    Equal Time, Equal Value is the first systematic investigation of Time Banking in the United States. Drawing upon detailed case studies and making use of a mix of qualitative and quantitative data this book explores the most popular type of what has been called 'community currencies', in which…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Inequality in Capitalist Societies

    By Surinder S. Jodhka, Boike Rehbein, Jessé Souza

    Inequality is one of the most discussed topics of our times. Yet, we still do not know how to tackle the issue effectively. The book argues that this is due to the lack of understanding the structures responsible for the persistence of social inequality. It enquires into the mechanisms that produce…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Social Exclusion in Europe

    Problems and Paradigms

    By Paul Littlewood, Ignace Glorieux, Ingrid Jönsson

    Exclusion has come to hold a prominent place in the political discourse of all governments in the European Union and in the European Commission itself. As such, it figures importantly in various research agencies’ funding priorities attracting academics to develop and conduct major research…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

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