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  • Movements for Human Rights

    Locally and Globally

    Edited by David L. Brunsma, Keri Iyall Smith, Brian Gran

    How do people work together to advance human rights? Do people form groups to prevent human rights from being enforced? Why? In what ways do circumstances matter to the work of individuals collectively working to shape human rights practices? Human society is made of individuals within…

    Paperback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Translation and Travelling Theory

    Feminist Theory and Praxis in China

    By Dongchao Min

    Research has shown that feminist theory has flowed far more easily from North to South and from West to East, whist travel in other directions has proved almost non-existent. While the hegemony of US feminist theory has been challenged in Europe, for example, there remain many ’invisible’…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge
    The Feminist Imagination - Europe and Beyond

  • Crisis and Critique

    On the Fragile Foundations of Social Life

    By Rodrigo Cordero

    Fragility is a condition that inhabits the foundations of social life. It remains mostly unnoticed until something breaks and dislocates the sense of completion. In such moments of rupture, the social world reveals the stuff of which it is made and how it actually works; it opens itself to question…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • The Archive Project

    Archival Research in the Social Sciences

    By Niamh Moore, Andrea Salter, Liz Stanley, Maria Tamboukou

    Recent scholarship on archive research has raised questions concerning the character and impact of 'the archive' on how the traces of the past are researched, the use and analysis of different kinds of archived data, methodological approaches to the practicalities involved, and what kind of theory…

    Hardback – 2016-07-08 
    Routledge

  • Education, Learning and the Transformation of Development

    Edited by Amy Skinner, Matt Baillie Smith, Eleanor Brown, Tobias Troll

    Whilst education has been widely recognised as a key tool for development, this has tended to be limited to the incremental changes that education can bring about within a given development paradigm, as opposed to its role in challenging dominant conceptions and practices of development and…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Intergenerational Learning

    Age, Education and the Production of Knowledge

    By John Field, Heather Lynch, Irene Malcolm

    This is the first research-based book-length English language study of intergenerational learning. Here the authors define intergenerational learning broadly, as the migration of knowledge and skills between different generations across the life course. This is an important topic for education…

    Paperback – 2016-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Sustainability

    By Thomas Pfister, Martin Schweighofer, André Reichel

    Sustainability as a reference frame for dealing with the interconnection of environmental, economic and social issues on a global scale is not only characterized by complex problems and long-term strategies but also by differences and disagreements with regard to its meanings and how they should be…

    Hardback – 2016-06-09 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Eurocentrism at the Margins

    Encounters, Critics and Going Beyond

    Edited by Lutfi Sunar

    Eurocentrism remains a prevailing feature of Western-dominated social scientific perspectives, tending to ignore alternative views originating outside the West and thus maintaining a form of scholarly hegemony. As such, there is an urgent need to reconsider Eurocentrism in social science, to ask…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    Global Connections

  • A Cultural History of Climate Change

    Edited by Tom Bristow, Thomas H. Ford

    Charting innovative directions in the environmental humanities, this book examines the cultural history of climate change under three broad headings: history, writing and politics. Climate change compels us to rethink many of our traditional means of historical understanding, and demands new ways…

    Hardback – 2016-05-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Knowing and Not Knowing

    Thinking psychosocially about learning and resistance to learning

    Edited by Claudia Lapping, Tamara Bibby

    The social world is saturated with powerful formations of knowledge that colonise individual and institutional identities. Some knowledge emerges as legitimised and authoritative; other knowledge is resisted or repressed. Psychosocial approaches highlight the unstable basis of knowledge, learning…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04
    Routledge

  • Science, Risk, and Policy

    By Andrew J. Knight

    For decades, experts and the public have been at odds over the nature and magnitude of risks and how they should be mitigated through policy. Experts argue that the fears of the public are irrational, and that public policy should be based on sound science. The public, on the other hand, is…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Institutions Unbound

    Social Worlds and Human Rights

    Edited by David L. Brunsma, Keri E. Iyall Smith, Brian K. Gran

    Institutions--like education, family, medicine, culture, and law--, are powerful social structures shaping how we live together. As members of society we daily express our adherence to norms and values of institutions as we consciously and unconsciously reject and challenge them. Our everyday…

    Paperback – 2016-03-23
    Routledge

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