Sociology of Culture Products

  • International Sports Betting

    Integrity, Deviance, Governance and Policy

    Edited by Jean-Patrick Villeneuve, Martial Pasquier

    With the development of communication technologies, sport betting has become a truly global phenomenon. Far from the traditional small local betting operator, the current dynamic sees vast sums of money being bet by punters in one country to a betting operator located in a second for a match…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Body Problems

    Running and Living Long in a Fast-Food Society, 2nd Edition

    By Ben Agger

    This much expanded new edition explores the relationship between the body and society in a fast-food society. Agger focuses on issues of food, exercise, work, dieting, eating disorders, fashion, bariatric and cosmetic surgery, and health. The new edition updates examples and statistics throughout…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • Night-Time Economy Management

    International Research and Practice

    By Philip M. Hadfield

    Recent years have seen important progress in developing management strategies for the night-time economies (NTEs), involving cooperation across a wide range of agencies. Yet, at the same time, a culture of low expectations has emerged and an absence of ambition with regard to what the NTE can…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Alternative Food Politics

    From the Margins to the Mainstream

    Edited by Michelle Phillipov, Katherine Kirkwood

    This book explores the multifaceted relationship between food and food-practices, media and representations, and the politics of production and consumption. It examines the media spaces where the power and problems of Big Food are contested, and simultaneously explore the ways that Big Food has…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge
    Critical Food Studies

  • Ageism

    Past, Present, and Future

    By Tay McNamara, John Williamson

    Ageism: Past, Present, and Future impartially outlines the history, current state, and potential new directions of ageism in the United States and globally. McNamara and Williamson uniquely address the complex ways in which cultural beliefs about older adults, economic conditions, and public policy…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Ethics, Excellence and Enhancement in Sport

    By John William Devine

    Which enhancements - pharmacological, genetic, technological - should be banned in sport? How can we ensure compliance with a ban on enhancements? What punishment should those who violate the ban receive? This book offers a new theoretical perspective on enhancement, cheating and integrity in sport…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Philosophy and Nature Sports

    By Kevin Krein

    Nature sports, such as skiing, climbing, and surfing have had a significant influence on Western popular culture since the mid-twentieth century and the number of participants continues to grow. Written in a clear and accessible style, this important book provides a comprehensive philosophical…

    Hardback – 2018-10-03 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Theories of Culture

    By Arnold Groh

    What is culture? Why do cultures change over time? Are there any discernible rules or principles behind culture-related phenomena and processes and, if so, what are they? Familiarity with the most significant cultural theories of the 20th and 21st centuries is vital for anyone studying or…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Political Sociology of Japanese Pacifism

    By Yukiko Nishikawa

    While Japanese pacifism is usually seen as a national policy or an ideology rooted in the provision of Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution, it cannot be adequately understood without grasping Japanese social discourses on peace, war and justice. The perspective of political sociology provides a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Creative Industries in Hong Kong

    The Global City in China and Asia

    By Grace L K Leung

    The experience of Hong Kong’s creative industries and the challenges they face in the era of globalization serves as an important case study for other Chinese and Asian cities which are actively promoting their creative industries. Hong Kong served as a gateway to China for many decades. The…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Digital Media and Communication in Society

    Edited by Leah A. Lievrouw, Brian D. Loader

    Written by a distinguished group of leading scholars from around the world, the Routledge Handbook of Digital Media and Communication provides a comprehensive, unique and multidisciplinary exploration of this rapidly growing and vibrant field of study. The Handbook adopts a three-part…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Routledge Companion to the History of Retailing

    Edited by Jon Stobart, Vicki Howard

    Retail history is a rich, cross-disciplinary field that demonstrates the centrality of retailing to many aspects of human experience, from the provisioning of everyday goods to the shaping of urban environments; from earning a living to the construction of identity. Over the last few decades,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

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