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  • China Economic Transition Research

    1st Edition

    By Renwei Zhao

    China has experienced radical economic and societal change since the initiation of the reform process in 1978. These changes have greatly affected various aspects of people’s livelihoods and inspired scholars to reconsider the relationship between planning and the market in China. This book is a…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 
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    China Perspectives

  • China Income Distribution Research

    1st Edition

    By Renwei Zhao

    China has experienced radical societal change since the initiation of the reform and openness programme in 1978. These changes have brought about significant income discrepancy between regions, social classes and generations; rendering the fair distribution of income an ever more important…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 
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    China Perspectives

  • NGOs, Knowledge Production and Global Humanist Advocacy

    The Limits of Expertise, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Markland

    NGOs, Knowledge Production and Global Humanist Advocacy is an empirically and theoretically rich account of how international non-governmental organisations produce knowledge of and formulate understandings about the world around them. The author applies critical and sociological perspectives to…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • The End of Individualism and the Economy

    Emerging Paradigms of Connection and Community, 1st Edition

    By Ann E. Davis

    Individualism has been one of the driving forces in the rise of modern capitalism, and methodological individualism has been dominant in social science for many years. In this paradigm the economy is seen as a machine to routinize production and improve efficiency, and the discipline of…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Culture, Community, and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rhonda Phillips, Mark A. Brennan

    Culture is a living thing. In social settings, it is often used to represent entire ways of life, including rules, values, and expected behavior. Varying from nation to nation, neighborhood to neighborhood and beyond, even in the smallest localities, culture is a motivating factor in the creation…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21 
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Heterotopia and Globalisation in the Twenty-First Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Ferdinand, Irina Souch, Daan Wesselman

    Can heterotopia help us make sense of globalisation? Against simplistic visions that the world is becoming one, Heterotopia and Globalisation in the Twenty-First Century shows how contemporary globalising processes are riven by heterotopian tension and complexities. A heterotopia, in Michel…

    Hardback – 2020-02-19 
    Routledge

  • Criminology

    A Sociological Introduction, 4th Edition

    By Eamonn Carrabine, Alexandra Cox, Pamela Cox, Isabel Crowhurst, Anna Di Ronco, Pete Fussey, Anna Sergi, Nigel South, Darren Thiel, Jackie Turton

    Comprehensive, critical and accessible, Criminology: A Sociological Introduction offers an authoritative overview of the study of criminology, from early theoretical perspectives to pressing contemporary issues such as the globalization of crime, crimes against the environment, terrorism and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-17 
    Routledge

  • On the Genealogy of Critique

    Or How We Have Become Decadently Indignant, 1st Edition

    By Diana Stypinska

    On the Genealogy of Critique intervenes into both the contemporary academic debates on critique and today’s mainstream criticism by reflecting upon the relationship between criticality and social change in the age of post-politics. What does it mean to be critical? When we are told that…

    Hardback – 2020-02-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Routledge Handbook of Public Criminologies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn Henne, Rita Shah

    Featuring contributions from scholars from across the globe, Routledge Handbook of Public Criminologies is a comprehensive resource that addresses the challenges related to public conversations around crime and policy. In an era of fake news, misguided rhetoric about immigrants and refugees, and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-07 
    Routledge

  • Culture, Ritual and Revolution in Vietnam

    1st Edition

    By Shaun Kingsley Malarney

    Originally published in 2002 Culture, Ritual and Revolution in Vietnam is a study of the history and consequences of the revolutionary campaign to transform culture and ritual in northern Vietnam. Based upon official documents and several years of field research in Thinh Liet Commune, a Red River…

    Hardback – 2020-02-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

  • Ritual in Industrial Society

    A Sociological Analysis of Ritualism in Modern England, 1st Edition

    By Robert Bocock

    Originally published in 1974, Ritual in Industrial Society is based on several years’ research including interviews and observations into the importance of ritual in industrial society within modern Britain. The book addresses how identity and meaning for people of all occupations and social…

    Hardback – 2020-02-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

  • Max Weber on Power and Social Stratification

    An Interpretation and Critique, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Brennan

    First published in 1997, this book revolves around a textual analysis of the Weberian thesis that 'classes', 'status groups' and 'parties’ are phenomena of the distribution of power within a 'community'. An internal reconstruction of Weber’s own ideas on what is called social stratification in…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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