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  • Crime, Harm and Consumerism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steve Hall, Tereza Kuldova, Mark Horsley

    This book offers a collection of cutting-edge essays on the relationship between crime, harm and consumer culture. Although consumer culture has been addressed across the social sciences, it has yet to be fully explored in criminology. The editors bring together an impressive list of authors with…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Music as Atmosphere

    Collective Feelings and Affective Sounds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Friedlind Riedel, Juha Torvinen

    Music as Atmosphere – Collective Feelings and Affective Sounds is the first collection of essays on music, sound, and atmosphere. The volume assembles an impressively cross-disciplinary panoply of scholars from music studies, sound studies, philosophy, and media studies, all of whom investigate…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Ambiances, Atmospheres and Sensory Experiences of Spaces

  • The Nordic Model and Physical Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mikkel Bjørset Tin, Frode Telseth, Jan Ove Tangen, Richard Giulianotti

    This book examines the relationships between the Nordic social democratic welfare system (‘The Nordic Model’) and physical culture, across the domains of sport, education, and public space. Presenting important new empirical research, it helps us to understand how the paradoxical blend of social…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Regional Cultures, Economies, and Creativity

    Innovating Through Place in Australia and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ariella Van Luyn, Eduardo de la Fuente

    Drawing on Australian and comparative case studies, this volume reconceptualizes non-metropolitan creative economies through the ‘qualities of place’. This book examines the agricultural and gastronomic cultures surrounding ‘native’ foods, coastal sculpture festivals, universities and regional…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Gambling, Losses and Self-Esteem

    An Interactionist Approach to the Betting Shop, 1st Edition

    By Cormac Mc Namara

    This book provides new insights into contemporary betting shops, with a particular focus on the manner in which losing bets are dealt with by customers. Drawing on research undertaken in Ireland, it demonstrates that customers tend to shift responsibility for monetary losses onto factors external…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Horse Breeds and Human Society

    Purity, Identity and the Making of the Modern Horse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristen Guest, Monica Mattfeld

    This book demonstrates how horse breeding is entwined with human societies and identities. It explores issues of lineage, purity, status through interconnections between animals and humans. The quest for purity in horse breeding and the acceptance of what constitutes an identifiable horse breed…

    Hardback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • American Chinese Restaurants

    Society, Culture and Consumption, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Banh, Haiming Liu

    With case studies from the USA, Canada, Chile, and other countries in Latin America, American Chinese Restaurants examines the lived experiences of what it is like to work in a Chinese restaurant. The book provides ethnographic insights on small family businesses, struggling immigrant parents, and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    Routledge

  • Global Perspectives on Sports and Christianity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Afe Adogame, Nick J. Watson, Andrew Parker

    While the relationship between sport and religion is deeply rooted in history, it continues to play a profound role in shaping modern-day societies. This edited collection provides an inter-disciplinary exploration of this relationship from a global perspective, making a major contribution to the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge

  • Fitness, Technology and Society

    Amusing Ourselves to Life, 1st Edition

    By Brad Millington

    The fitness industry is experiencing a new boom characterized by the proliferation of interactive and customizable technology, from exercise-themed video games to smartphone apps to wearable fitness trackers. This new technology presents the possibility of boundless self-tracking, generating highly…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge

  • Erotic Performance and Spectatorship

    New Frontiers in Erotic Dance, 1st Edition

    By Katy Pilcher

    Erotic dance is one of the most contentious issues in feminist debates today and a source of fascination in media and popular cultural representations. Yet, why is it that we currently know so little about those who perform erotic dance for female customers, or the experiences of these spectators…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • Human Enhancement Drugs

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katinka van de Ven, Kyle J. D. Mulrooney, Jim McVeigh

    Despite increasing interest in the use of human enhancement drugs (HEDs), our understanding of this phenomenon and the regulatory framework used to address it has lagged behind. Encompassing public health, epidemiology, neuroethics, sport science, criminology, and sociology, this book brings…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This set of 12 volumes, originally published between 1938 and 2001, amalgamates a wide breadth of research on Leisure Studies, including works on young people and leisure, the family, and political influence on the leisure industry. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

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