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  • Routledge Revivals: Homosexuality: A Research Guide (1987)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wayne R. Dynes

    First published in 1987, this book encompasses a broad range interdisciplinary research into homosexuality — displaying a full spectrum of points of view — and, given that the major traditions of modern homosexual research began in Europe, is not restricted to works in English.. In general topics…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Desistance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Farrall

    The volume of studies into desistance has grown dramatically in recent years. Much of this research has focused on the internal dynamics of desistance such as decision-making, choice and restraint. Bringing together leading figures and drawing upon case studies from around the world, this book…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • After Evil

    Responding to Wrongdoing, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Scarre

    Evils, both large and small, are a constant feature of human life. This book is about responding to them and in particular about responding to moral evils, that is, those produced by the deliberate acts of human beings. Prominent in our repertoire of responses to moral evil are forgiveness and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Power, Knowledge and Feminist Scholarship

    An Ethnography of Academia, 1st Edition

    By Maria do Mar Pereira

    Feminist scholarship is sometimes dismissed as not quite ‘proper’ knowledge – it’s too political or subjective, many argue. But what are the boundaries of ‘proper’ knowledge? Who defines them, and how are they changing? How do feminists negotiate them? And how does this boundary-work affect women’s…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Transformations

  • Inequality in Capitalist Societies

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • Spaces of Youth

    Work, Citizenship and Culture in a Global Context, 1st Edition

    By David Farrugia

    Contemporary young people are situated within a complex and disorienting set of social changes that are reshaping how youth is constructed, governed and experienced across the globe. Historically, it has been taken for granted that youth primarily concerns time, especially with regards to personal…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Transitions to Adulthood Through Recession

    Youth and Inequality in a European Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Irwin, Ann Nilsen

    Long-running trends towards increasing inequality between the rich and poor across Europe have been exacerbated by the 2008 global financial crisis and its aftermath. As employment opportunities for young people diminish and as the welfare state is pulled back, pathways to adulthood change and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Emotions as Commodities

    Capitalism, Consumption and Authenticity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Illouz

    Capitalism has made rationality into a pervasive feature of human action and yet, far from heralding a loss of emotionality, capitalist culture has been accompanied with an unprecedented intensification of emotional life. This raises the question: how could we have become increasingly rationalized…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • Third Wave Feminism and Transgender

    Strength through Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Edward BURLTON Davies

    Feminism and transgender, as social factions or collective subjectivities, have historically evaded, vilified or negated each other’s philosophy and subjectivities. In particular, separatist feminist theorists have portrayed the two ‘sides’ as consisting of mutually incompatible aims and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Feminism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tasha Oren, Andrea Press

    Feminism as a method, a movement, a critique, and an identity has been the subject of debates, contestations and revisions in recent years, yet contemporary global developments and political upheavals have again refocused feminism’s collective force. What is feminism now? How do scholars and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Populism and Passions

    Democratic Legitimacy after Austerity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paolo Cossarini, Fernando Vallespín

    There is a consensus that right, and left-wing populism is on the rise on both sides of the Atlantic, from Donald Trump in the United States, to Spain’s leftist Podemos. These may utilize different kinds of populist mobilizations but the fact remains that elite and mass opinion is fuelling a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • Mechanistic Criminology

    1st Edition

    By K. Ryan Proctor, Richard E. Niemeyer

    The science of criminology is at a crossroads. Despite accumulating a dizzying array of facts about crime, the field has yet to identify a body of theories that allows for the adequate prediction, explanation, and control of phenomena of central interest to criminologists. Mechanistic Criminology…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge
    Evolutionary Analysis in the Social Sciences

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