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  • Practicing Social Science

    Sociologists and their Craft, 1st Edition

    By Devorah Kalekin-Fishman

    How is the process of globalization effecting changes in the structure of knowledge in sociology? This path-breaking volume looks at the human dimension of developments in the discipline by compiling a set of interviews that exemplify the life and work of a sociologist today. Their ideas and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Public Intellectuals and the Sociology of Knowledge

  • Agency, Gender and Economic Development in the World Economy 1850–2000

    Testing the Sen Hypothesis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Luiten van Zanden, Auke Rijpma, Jan Kok

    How has ‘agency’ – or the ability to define and act upon one’s goals – contributed to global long-term economic development during the last 150 years? This book asserts that autonomous decision making, and female agency in particular, increases the potential of a society to generate economic…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Gender and Well-Being

  • A Politics of Disgust

    Selfhood, World-Making, and Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Eleonora Joensuu

    This book explores the intersubjective nature of disgust, the fascination that often accompanies it—along with repulsion—and the ethical implications of the experience. With attention to what emotions do rather than what they necessarily are, it examines the ways in which disgust works to create…

    Hardback – 2019-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • European Solidarity in Times of Crisis

    Insights from a Thirteen-Country Survey, 1st Edition

    By Jürgen Gerhards, Holger Lengfeld, Zsófia Ignácz, Florian K Kley, Maximilian Priem

    The euro crisis, several sovereign debt crises, the Great Recession, the refugee crisis, and Brexit have all challenged Europeans’ willingness to show solidarity with other European citizens and member states of the European Union. European Solidarity in Times of Crisis provides a clear theoretical…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Routledge Companion to Actor-Network Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anders Blok, Ignacio Farias, Celia Roberts

    This companion explores ANT as an intellectual practice, tracking its movements and engagements with a wide range of other academic and activist projects. Showcasing the work of a diverse set of ‘second generation’ ANT scholars from around the world, it highlights the exciting depth and breadth of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge

  • The Social Life of Nothing

    Silence, Invisibility and Emptiness in Tales of Lost Experience, 1st Edition

    By Susie Scott

    Nothing really matters. All the things that we do not do, have or become in our lives can be important in shaping self-identity. From jobs turned down to great loves lost, secrets kept and truths untold, people missed and souls unborn, we understand ourselves through other, unlived lives that are…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • The Way to a Great Country

    A Macroscopic View on Chinese Population in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Tian Xueyuan

    Population is the most influential factor in social development and economic growth, especially in China. In this book, author Tian Xueyuan provides macro illustrations of the main issues confronting China’s population and development in the 21st century and advises on facing population development…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Black Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Earl Wright II, Edward V Wallace

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Black Sociology provides the most up to date exploration and analysis of research focused on Blacks in America. Beginning with an examination of the project of Black Sociology, it offers studies of recent events, including the ‘Stand Your Ground’ killing of Trayvon…

    Paperback – 2019-06-18
    Routledge

  • Creativity, Religion and Youth Cultures

    1st Edition

    By Anne M. Harris

    This book explores the rich intersection between faith, religion and performing arts in culture-based youth groups. The co-constitutive identity-building work of music, performance, and drama for Samoan and Sudanese youth in church contexts has given rise to new considerations of diversity,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Exploring LGBT Spaces and Communities

    Contrasting Identities, Belongings and Wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Eleanor Formby

    The phrase ‘LGBT community’ is often used by policy-makers, service providers, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people themselves, but what does it mean? What understandings and experiences does that term suggest, and ignore? Based on a UK-wide study funded by the Arts and Humanities…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Sexualities Research

    Critical Interjections, Diverse Methodologies, and Practical Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew King, Ana Cristina Santos, Isabel Crowhurst

    How is sexuality studied methodologically? How are we innovating, methodologically, in the study of sexuality? What impact, if any, has the increase in mixed methodologies had on the study of sexuality? Sexualities Research brings together original contributions by emerging and world-leading…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Emotions and Crime

    Towards a Criminology of Emotions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Hviid Jacobsen, Sandra Walklate

    In spite of the fact that crime is an emotive topic, the question of emotion has been largely overlooked in criminological research, which has tended instead to examine criminal conduct in terms of structural background variables or rational decision-making. Building on research into emotions…

    Hardback – 2019-06-14
    Routledge

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