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  • Protest, Property and the Commons

    Performances of Law and Resistance

    By Lucy Finchett-Maddock

    Protest, Property and the Commons focuses on the alternative property narratives of 'social centres', or political squats, and how the spaces and their communities create their own – resistant – form of law. Drawing on critical legal theory, legal pluralism, legal geography, post-structuralism and…

    Hardback – 2016-03-11 
    Social Justice

  • Technologies of Religion

    Spheres of the Sacred in a Post-secular Modernity

    By Sam Han

    Breaking new ground by bringing together empirical work done in the vein of the emergent field of "digital religion" and larger social-theoretical discussions on secularism and modernity, this book investigates the powerful entanglement of religion and new media technologies. It takes stock of the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-10 
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

  • Public Goods versus Economic Interests

    Global Perspectives on the History of Squatting

    Edited by Freia Anders, Alexander Sedlmaier

    Squatters have played an important role in the history of urban development and social movements, not least by contributing to changes in concepts of property and the distribution and utilization of urban space. In this volume, an interdisciplinary circle of authors provides a historical…

    Hardback – 2016-01-31 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art

    Edited by Jeffrey Ian Ross

    The Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art integrates and reviews current scholarship in the field of graffiti and street art. Thirty-seven original contributions are organized around four sections: History, Types, and Writers/Artists of Graffiti and Street Art; Theoretical…

    Hardback – 2016-01-29 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Urban Cosmopolitics

    Agencements, assemblies, atmospheres

    Edited by Anders Blok, Ignacio Farias

    Invoking the notion of ‘cosmopolitics’ from Bruno Latour and Isabelle Stengers, this volume shows how and why cities constitute privileged sites for studying the search for and composition of common worlds of cohabitation. A cosmopolitical approach to the city focuses on the multiple assemblages of…

    Paperback – 2016-01-13 
    Questioning Cities

  • Gender, Drugs and Street Life

    An Ethnography of a British Housing Estate

    By Kate O'Brien

    Gender, drugs and street life explores the way girls and boys of white British origin access and participate in legal and illegal drugs, within the context of supply at the local level. It explores the relationship of children and young people to the local drug market from a gendered…

    Hardback – 2015-12-31 
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Society & Its Environment:Intr

    By Tellegen

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • Housing and Social Theory

    By Jim Kemeny

    Studies in housing have often concentrated on an abstract institutionalised approach isolated from the broader base of the social sciences. This book is the first to treat housing as a subject of social theory. It provides a critique of current research and theorises housing in relation to…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • The Rustication of Urban Youth in China

    A Social Experiment

    Edited by Peter J. Seybolt

    In the 1960s and 70s, the government of China conducted a rather unusual social experiment called ‘Up to the mountains and down to the village’ which sent urban youths to the countryside in an attempt to reverse the flow of the rural population migrating to towns and cities as was generally…

    Hardback – 2015-12-25 
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2015-12-21 
    Sociological Futures

  • Policing the Olympics

    London 2012

    By Richard Giulianotti, Gary Armstrong, Iain Lindsay, Gavin Hales, Dick Hobbs

    The summer Olympic Games are renowned for producing the world’s biggest single-city cultural event, with a global array of athletic talent, attracting an audience of millions in live tickets sales, billions of cumulative television viewers, and a final bill of up to US$35 billion for the hosts to…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 

  • Experiencing Cities

    3rd Edition

    By Mark Hutter

    This extraordinary text for undergraduate urban students is a reflection of Mark Hutter’s academic interests in urban sociology and his life-long passion for experiencing city life. His deep academic roots in the Chicago School of Sociology help inform and appreciate the variety of urban structures…

    Paperback – 2015-12-14 
    The Metropolis and Modern Life

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