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  • Multicultural Politics of Recognition and Postcolonial Citizenship

    Rethinking the Nation

    By Rachel Busbridge

    This book examines claims for recognition of cultural difference from immigrant and Indigenous minorities, highlighting the ways in which they intersect with ideas of national community. Busbridge argues that there is an important, albeit under-explored, relationship between nation and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-16 
    Routledge
    Postcolonial Politics

  • Populism and the European Culture Wars

    The Conflict of Values between Hungary and the EU

    By Frank Furedi

    Concern and hostility towards populism has become a distinctive feature of contemporary political culture. In Europe such concerns are frequently directed at Eurosceptics, whose opposition to the European Union is often portrayed as a cultural crime. Ancient anti-democratic claims about the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge

  • Agile Actors on Complex Terrains

    Transformative Realism and Public Policy

    By Graham Room

    This book assesses the value and relevance of the literature on complex systems to policy-making, contributing to both social theory and policy analysis. For this purpose it develops two key ideas: agile action and transformative realism. The book takes some major themes from complexity science,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • The Social Organization of Disease

    Emotions and Civic Action

    By Jochen Kleres

    Empirically, this book is a case-study analysis of dissolution processes in German AIDS organizations. Indeed, why is it that civic organizers start out with a commitment to a cause but end up dissolving their organization? This question is exactly what Kleres seeks to tackle within The Social…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Within and Beyond Citizenship

    Borders, Membership and Belonging

    Edited by Roberto G. Gonzales, Nando Sigona

    Within and Beyond Citizenship brings together cutting-edge research in sociology and social anthropology on the relationship between immigration status, rights and belonging in contemporary societies of immigration, to offer a daring new perspective on these questions. It offers new insights into…

    Hardback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • The Known Economy

    Romantics, Rationalists, and the Making of a World Scale

    By Colin Danby

    Why do critics and celebrants of globalization concur that international trade and finance represent an inexorable globe-bestriding force with a single logic? The Known Economy shows that both camps rest on the same ideas about how the world is scaled. Two centuries ago romantic and rationalist…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Drinking Water: A Socio-economic Analysis of Historical and Societal Variation

    By Mark Harvey

    In this fascinating and challenging work, the author analyses the way water for drinking is produced, distributed, owned, acquired, and consumed in contrasting ways in different settings. From the taken-for-granted, all-purpose water, flowing out of taps in advanced economies to extreme…

    Paperback – 2017-05-04
    Routledge

  • Social Theory

    A Textbook

    By Carsten Bagge Laustsen, Lars Thorup Larsen, Mathias Wullum Nielsen, Tine Ravn, Mads P. Sørensen

    This textbook offers a new approach to understanding social theory. Framed around paired theoretical perspectives on a series of sociological problems, the book shows how distinctive viewpoints shed light on different facets of social phenomena. The book includes sociology’s "founding fathers",…

    Paperback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge

  • Prostitution Research in Context

    Methodology, Representation and Power

    Edited by Marlene Spanger, May-Len Skilbrei

    The starting point for this book is the question of how we research sex for sale and the implications of the choices we make in terms of epistemology and ethics. Which dilemmas and ethical aspects need to be taken into account when producing qualitative data within a highly politicised and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • Michel Foucault

    By Mariana Valverde

    This book explores the theoretical contribution of Michel Foucault to the fields of criminology, law, justice and penology. It surveys both the ways in which the work of Foucault has been applied in criminology, but also how his work can be used to understand and explain contemporary issues and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Thinkers in Criminology

  • European Social Integration and the Roma

    Questioning Neoliberal Governmentality

    By Cerasela Voiculescu

    In the field of political sociology and European studies, there has long been a discussion on transnational neoliberal development and ethnic groups’ self-governance. Notwithstanding, there has been limited exploration in relation to modes of knowledge production associated with neoliberal…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Grassroots Innovation Movements

    By Adrian Smith, Mariano Fressoli, Dinesh Abrol, Elisa Arond, Adrian Ely

    Innovation is increasingly invoked by policy elites and business leaders as vital for tackling global challenges like sustainable development. Often overlooked, however, is the fact that networks of community groups, activists, and researchers have been innovating grassroots solutions for social…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

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