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  • Professional Emotions in Court

    A Sociological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Stina Bergman Blix, Åsa Wettergren

    Professional Emotions in Court examines the paramount role of emotions in the legal professions and in the functioning of the democratic judicial system. Based on extensive interview and observation data in Sweden, the authors highlight the silenced background emotions and the tacitly habituated…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge

  • Gender, Work and Migration

    Agency in Gendered Labour Settings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Megha Amrith, Nina Sahraoui

    While the feminisation of transnational migrant labour is now a firmly ingrained feature of the contemporary global economy, the specific experiences and understandings of labour in a range of gendered sectors of global and regional labour markets still require comparative and ethnographic…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Sociology of Economic Innovation

    1st Edition

    By Francesco Ramella

    This book offers a sociological overview of the theories and research on economic innovation. Over the past few decades, the economics of innovation has given rise to a lively flow of studies, and innovation studies continues to develop as an interdisciplinary field of research. Sociology in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Routledge Handbook of Risk Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adam Burgess, Alberto Alemanno, Jens Zinn

    It is over 40 years since we began to reflect upon risk in a more social than technological and economic fashion, firstly making sense of the gap between expert and public assessment of risks, such as to our health and environment. With fixed certainties of the past eroded and the technological…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    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

  • Frontline Delivery of Welfare-to-Work Policies in Europe

    Activating the Unemployed, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rik van Berkel, Dorte Caswell, Peter Kupka, Flemming Larsen

    Welfare-to-work or activation policies refer to programmes aimed at promoting the employability, labour-market and social participation of benefit recipients of working age. Frontline workers delivering these policies are conceived of as policy implementers, as policy makers, and as actors…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Prostitution Research in Context

    Methodology, Representation and Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marlene Spanger, May-Len Skilbrei

    The starting point for this book is the question of how we research sex for sale and the implications of the choices we make in terms of epistemology and ethics. Which dilemmas and ethical aspects need to be taken into account when producing qualitative data within a highly politicised and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • Queer Business

    Queering Organization Sexualities, 1st Edition

    By Nick Rumens

    In this modern day and age, it is surprising that managerialist perspectives, practices and ideas are colonising the study of sexualities in organisation. A timely intervention into the contemporary vitality of queer theories, Queer Business is an innovative book length exploration of how queer…

    Paperback – 2019-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • How Speech Acting and the Struggle of Narratives Generate Organization

    1st Edition

    By Thorvald Gran

    How Speech Acting and the Struggle of Narratives Generate Organization seeks to shed understanding on how speaking or speech-acting affects how we are organized and how we influence each other and wield power. It is suggested that speaking is a major clue to organization and to the creation of new…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Homosexuality: A Research Guide (1987)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wayne R. Dynes

    First published in 1987, this book encompasses a broad range interdisciplinary research into homosexuality — displaying a full spectrum of points of view — and, given that the major traditions of modern homosexual research began in Europe, is not restricted to works in English.. In general topics…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Friendship and Work Culture of Women Managers in Japan

    Tokyo After Ten, 1st Edition

    By Swee-Lin Ho

    Drawing on ethnographic data gathered from fieldwork spanning a 15-year period, this book offers new insights into understanding the lives and experiences of women managers in Japan. Based on empirical case studies, it explores the ways in which professional women in Tokyo creatively mobilize…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • Young People in the Labour Market

    Past, Present, Future, 1st Edition

    By Andy Furlong, John Goodwin, Henrietta O'Connor, Sarah Hadfield, Stuart Hall, Kevin Lowden, Réka Plugor

    Levels of suffering among young people have always been much higher than governments suggest. Indeed, policies aimed at young workers have often been framed in ways that help secure conformity to a new employment landscape in which traditional securities have been progressively removed.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

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