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  • Governing Affects

    Neoliberalism, Neo-Bureaucracies, and Service Work, 1st Edition

    By Otto Penz, Birgit Sauer

    Governing Affects explores the neoliberal transformation of state governance in Europe towards affective forms of dominance exercised by customer-oriented neo-bureaucracies and public service providers. By investigating the rise of affective labour in contemporary European service societies and the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • Humans at Work in the Digital Age

    Forms of Digital Textual Labor, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shawna Ross, Andrew Pilsch

    Humans at Work in the Digital Age explores the roots of twenty-first-century cultures of digital textual labor, mapping the diverse physical and cognitive acts involved, and recovering the invisible workers and work that support digital technologies. Drawing on 14 case studies organized around four…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Interactional Justice

    The Role of Emotions in the Performance of Loyalty, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Flower

    Interactional Justice explores how defence lawyers accomplish their role in interaction with others and highlights the ways in which they do loyalty work – constructing and conveying loyalty in emotionally and interactionally constraining situations. By drawing on extensive ethnographic fieldnotes…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • Soviet Urbanization

    1st Edition

    By Olga Medvedkov

    Originally published in 1990, Soviet Urbanization provides an assessment of Soviet urban systems. Drawing on her personal experiences at the Soviet Academy of Sciences and bringing with her much material otherwise unavailable in the West, the author analyses the structure of the Soviet urban…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Universal Basic Income

    1st Edition

    By Brian McDonough, Jessie Bustillos Morales

    Universal basic income is a controversial policy which is causing a stir amongst academics, politicians, journalists and policy-makers all over the world. The idea of receiving ‘money for nothing’, with no strings attached, has for a long time appeared a crazy or radical proposal. But today, this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • The Routledge Companion to Media and Class

    1st Edition

    Edited by Erika Polson, Lynn Schofield Clark, Radhika Gajjala

    This companion brings together scholars working at the intersection of media and class, with a focus on how understandings of class are changing in contemporary global media contexts. From the memes of and about working-class supporters of billionaire "populists", to well-publicized and critiqued…

    Hardback – 2019-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Economics as Social Science

    Economics imperialism and the challenge of interdisciplinarity, 1st Edition

    By Roberto Marchionatti, Mario Cedrini

    There is a growing consensus in social sciences that there is a need for interdisciplinary research on the complexity of human behavior. At an age of crisis for both the economy and economic theory, economics is called upon to fruitfully cooperate with contiguous social disciplines. The term ‘…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • The Digital Transformation of Labor (Open Access)

    Automation, the Gig Economy and Welfare, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Larsson, Robin Teigland

    Through a series of studies, the overarching aim of this book is to investigate if and how the digitalization/digital transformation process causes (or may cause) the autonomy of various labor functions, and its impact in creating (or stymieing) various job opportunities on the labor market. This…

    Hardback – 2019-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Labour Economics

  • The Catholic Ethic and Global Capitalism

    1st Edition

    By Bryan Fields

    This title was first published in 2003. Fields traces the origins of recent economic growth in Ireland over a long period of development. In doing so, he opens up an old debate with new data, interpretations and evidence that will force many to question existing truths about the role of religion in…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Labour, Policy, and Ideology in East Asian Creative Industries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Teri J. Silvio, Lily H. Chumley

    This book addresses some of the questions that have been brought to light by the varied experiences of culture industry workers and consumer publics across East Asia over the past decade. For over twenty years, the creative industries have been seen as the engine driving global economic…

    Hardback – 2019-11-19
    Routledge

  • Urban Planning in the Third World

    The Chandigarh Experience, 1st Edition

    By Madhu Sarin

    Originally published in 1982 Urban Planning in the Third World is concerned with some of the critical issues underlying urban planning in the Third World. Taking the specific case of Chandigarh, planned or rather ‘designed’ by Le Corbusier as the new capital of Punjab following Partition, the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Tackling Social Exclusion in Europe

    The Contribution of the Social Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Spear, Jacques Defourny, Jean-Louis Laville

    This title was first published in 2001. This book is the result of an international study by leading economists and sociologists from across Europe and North America. The response of the new social economy (primarily voluntary and co-operative sectors) to social exclusion and employability in the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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