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  • Changing Urban Trends

    Cultures of Decency and Well-being from the Premodern to the Postmodern, 1st Edition

    By Siegrun Fox Freyss

    The local public sector is deeply steeped in history. Studying the historic patterns of urban settlements helps us to understand the development of local priorities: zoning to separate residential areas by class and race, establishing police and fire departments to protect lives and property,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-14
    Routledge

  • Money

    A Theory of Modern Society, 1st Edition

    By Nico Stehr, Dustin Voss

    Since the publication of Georg Simmel’s Philosophy of Money more than a century ago, social science has primarily considered money a medium of exchange. This new book treats money as a more inclusive social concept that has profoundly influenced the emergence of modern society. Money is also a…

    Paperback – 2019-10-14
    Routledge

  • Genealogies of Emotions, Intimacies, and Desire

    Theories of Changes in Emotional Regimes from Medieval Society to Late Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Ann Brooks

    Genealogies of Emotions, Intimacies and Desire excavates epistemologies which attempt to explain changes in emotional regimes from medieval society to late modernity. Key in this debate is the concept of intimacy. The book shows that different historical periods are characterized by emotional…

    Paperback – 2019-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Necrogeopolitics

    On Death and Death-Making in International Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Alphin, François Debrix

    Necrogeopolitics: On Death and Death-Making in International Relations brings together a diverse array of critical IR scholars, political theorists, critical security studies researchers, and critical geographers to provide a series of interventions on the topic of death and death-making in global…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Population, Mobility and Belonging

    Understanding Population Concepts in Media, Culture and Society, 1st Edition

    By Rob Cover

    In a world of increasing mobility and migration, population size and composition come under persistent scrutiny across public policy, public debate, and film and television. Drawing on media, cultural and social theory approaches, this book takes a fresh look at the concept of ‘population’ as a term…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge

  • Bourdieu and After

    A Guide to Relational Phenomenology, 1st Edition

    By Will Atkinson

    Pierre Bourdieu was the most influential sociologist of the late 20th century. The framework he developed continues to inspire countless researchers across the globe and provokes intense debates long after his death. Novel concepts, innovative applications and countless elaborations spring up every…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge

  • Exploring Grief

    Towards a Sociology of Sorrow, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Hviid Jacobsen, Anders Petersen

    As modern society’s routine sequestration of death and grief is increasingly replaced by late-modern society’s growing concern with existential issues and emotionality, this book explores grief as a social emotion, bringing together contributions from scholars across the social sciences and…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Human Extinction and the Pandemic Imaginary

    1st Edition

    By Christos Lynteris

    This book develops an examination and critique of human extinction as a result of the ‘next pandemic’ and turns attention towards the role of pandemic catastrophe in the renegotiation of what it means to be human. Nested in debates in anthropology, philosophy, social theory and global health, the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Smart Society

    A Sociological Perspective on Smart Living, 1st Edition

    By Roberta Iannone, Romina Gurashi, Ilaria Iannuzzi, Giovanni de Ghantuz Cubbe, Melissa Sessa

    Increasingly, we hear of ‘smart’ cities, communities, governance and people as constituting the basis of initiatives by which we might address various social and environmental problems, particularly those connected with sustainability, usually by means of an ‘intelligent’ connection with the ‘…

    Hardback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge

  • The Lived Experiences of Muslims in Europe

    Recognition, Power and Intersubjective Dilemmas, 1st Edition

    By Des Delaney

    This book unearths new knowledge and challenges existing paradigms in relation to the integration of minority communities. It comprehensively reflects upon the complexity of recognition experiences and integration challenges faced by Muslim individuals and groups in Europe. By focusing on…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Queering Knowledge

    Analytics, Devices, and Investments after Marilyn Strathern, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Boyce, E.J. Gonzalez-Polledo, Silvia Posocco

    This volume draws on the significance of the work of Marilyn Strathern in respect of its potential to queer anthropological analysis and to foster the reimagining of the object of anthropology. The authors examine the ways in which Strathern’s varied analytics facilitate the construction of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Theorizing Ethnography

  • The Routledge Handbook of Political Ecology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Perreault, Gavin Bridge, James McCarthy

    The Routledge Handbook of Political Ecology presents a comprehensive and authoritative examination of the rapidly growing field of political ecology. Located at the intersection of geography, anthropology, sociology, and environmental history, political ecology is one of the most vibrant and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

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