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  • Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies

    Edited by Mark Shucksmith, David L. Brown

    Rural societies around the world are changing in fundamental ways, both at their own initiative and in response to external forces. The Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies examines the organization and transformation of rural society in more developed regions of the world, taking an…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Releasing the Commons

    Rethinking the futures of the commons

    Edited by Ash Amin, Philip Howell

    This book moves beyond seeing the commons in the past tense, an entity passed over from the public into the private, to reimagine the commons as a process, a contest of force, a reconstitution, and a site of convening practices. It highlights new spaces of gathering opening up, such as the digital…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Critiquing Sustainability, Changing Philosophy

    By Jenneth Parker

    To increasing numbers of people, sustainability is the key challenge of the twenty-first century. In the many fields where it is a goal, persistent problems obstruct the efforts of those trying to make a difference. The task of this book is to provide an overview of the current state of philosophy…

    Paperback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Vulnerability

    Challenging Bioethics

    By Henk ten Have

    Alongside globalization, the sense of vulnerability among people and populations has increased. We feel vulnerable to disease as new infections spread rapidly across the globe, while disasters and climate change make health increasingly precarious. Moreover, clinical trials of new drugs often…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Psychoanalysis in the Social Sciences and Humanities

    Edited by Anthony Elliott, Jeffrey Prager

    The Routledge Handbook of Psychoanalysis in the Social Sciences and Humanities provides a comprehensive, critical overview of the historical, theoretical and applied forms of psychoanalytical criticism. This path-breaking Handbook offers students new ways of understanding the powers and limits of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Hallmarks: The Cultural Politics and Public Pedagogies of Stuart Hall

    Edited by Leslie G. Roman

    This provocative, interdisciplinary, and transnational collection delves deeply into the educational and public intellectual hallmarks of Stuart M. Hall, a core figure in the development of the post-War British New Left, of Cultural Studies at the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies and later,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-14 
    Routledge

  • Markets, Places, Cities

    By Kirsten Seale

    This book offers a comparative and transnational analytical framework to provide a comprehensive overview of formal and informal markets, place, and the urban. It examines how markets are situated within social, cultural and media discourses, and within material and symbolic urban economies. It…

    Hardback – 2016-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • A Cultural Approach to Emotional Disorders

    Psychological and Aesthetic Interpretations

    By E. Deidre Pribram

    In her latest contribution to the growing field of emotion studies, Deidre Pribram makes a compelling argument for why culturalist approaches to the study of emotional "disorders" continue to be eschewed, even as the sociocultural and historical study of mental illness flourishes. The author ties…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Bourdieu: The Next Generation

    The Development of Bourdieu's Intellectual Heritage in Contemporary UK Sociology

    Edited by Jenny Thatcher, Nicola Ingram, Ciaran Burke, Jessie Abrahams

    This book will give unique insight into how a new generation of Bourdieusian researchers apply Bourdieu to contemporary issues. It will provide a discussion of the working mechanisms of thinking through and/or with Bourdieu when analysing data. In each chapter, individual authors discuss and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • Drinking Dilemmas

    Space, culture and identity

    Edited by Thomas Thurnell-Read

    Drinking and drunkenness have become a focal point for political and media debates to contest notions of responsibility, discipline and risk; yet, at the same time, academic studies have highlighted the positive aspects of drinking in relation to sociability, belonging and identity. These issues…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • Georges Bataille

    Key Concepts

    Edited by Mark Hewson, Marcus Coelen

    Georges Bataille (1897 - 1962) was a philosopher, writer, and literary critic whose work has had a significant impact across disciplines as diverse as philosophy, sociology, economics, art history and literary criticism, as well as influencing key figures in post-modernist and post-structuralist…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge
    Key Concepts

  • Affect, Space and Animals

    Edited by Jopi Nyman, Nora Schuurman

    In recent years, animals have entered the focus of the social and cultural sciences, resulting in the emergence of the new field of human–animal studies. This book investigates the relationships between humans and animals, paying particular attention to the role of affect, space, and animal…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

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