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  • Law and Religious Diversity in Education

    The Right to Difference, 1st Edition

    By Kyriaki Topidi

    Religion is a prominent legal force despite the premise constructed and promoted by Western constitutionalism that it must be separated from the State in democracies. Education constitutes an area of human life that leaves ample scope for the expression of religious identity and shapes the citizens…

    Hardback – 2020-06-01 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Narrative Environments and Experience Design

    Space as a Medium of Communication, 1st Edition

    By Tricia Austin

    This book argues narrative, people and place are inseparable and pursues the consequences of this insight through the design of narrative environments. This a new and distinct area of practice that weaves together and extends narrative theory, spatial theory and design theory. Examples of narrative…

    Hardback – 2020-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Design Studies

  • Secular Societies, Spiritual Selves?

    The Gendered Triangle of Religion, Secularity and Spirituality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Fedele, Kim E. Knibbe

    Secular Societies, Spiritual Selves is the first volume to address the gendered intersections of religion, spirituality and the secular through an ethnographic approach. The book examines how ‘spirituality’ has emerged as a relatively ‘silent’ category with which people often signal that they are…

    Hardback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Gendering the Study of Religion in the Social Sciences

  • Youth Culture and Identity in Northern Thailand

    Fitting In and Sticking Out, 1st Edition

    By Anjalee Cohen

    Youth Culture and Identity in Northern Thailand examines how young people in urban Chiang Mai construct an identity at the intersection of global capitalism, state ideologies and local culture. Drawing on over 15 years of ethnographic research, the book explores the impact of rapid urbanisation…

    Hardback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Keywords in Queer Sinophone Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Howard Chiang, Alvin K. Wong

    This volume showcases a vibrant wave of scholarship that explores the intersection of queer theory and Sinophone studies, consolidating an interdisciplinary framework for furthering transnational research into non-conforming genders, sexualities and bodies. Engaging with contemporary debates and…

    Hardback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Living (Il)legalities in Brazil

    Practices, Narratives and Institutions in a Country on the Edge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sara Brandellero, Derek Pardue, Georg Wink

    Reflecting on some of Brazil’s foremost challenges, this book considers the porous relationship between legality and illegality in a country that presages political and societal changes in hitherto unprecedented dimensions. It brings together work by established scholars from Brazil, Europe and…

    Hardback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Well-Being

    1st Edition

    By Anthony Clohesy

    Philosophers have been arguing about the meaning of well-being since the time of the Ancients. Participants in the contemporary debate about it include governments who promote it to encourage a work ethic, corporations who reconfigure it as a marketing strategy, "mindfulness" gurus who seek to…

    Hardback – 2020-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Analytical Criminology

    Integrating Explanations of Crime and Deviant Behavior, 1st Edition

    By Karl-Dieter Opp

    There are more than twenty theories that explain crime. Each theory has weaknesses, and no scholar knows which theory is best. To remedy this unsatisfactory situation a new research program of comparative theory testing is proposed. Comparing the theories with each other has not yet been successful…

    Hardback – 2020-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Criminology

  • Class, Gender and Migration

    Return Flows between Mexico and the United States in Times of Crisis, 1st Edition

    By María Eugenia D’Aubeterre, Alison Lee, Maria Leticia Rivermar Pérez

    Using a gender-sensitive political economy approach, this book analyzes the emergence of new migration patterns between Central Mexico and the East Coast of the United States in the last decades of the twentieth century, and return migration during and after the global economic crisis of 2007.…

    Hardback – 2020-05-15 
    Routledge
    Gender in a Global/Local World

  • Capital Mobility and Distributional Conflict in Chile, South Korea, and Turkey

    1st Edition

    By Kurtuluş Gemici

    Why did many emerging countries pursue risky financial opening policies in a reckless manner, even after the painful example of the Latin American debt crisis? Unlike trade liberalization, which has mostly been beneficial in emerging countries, the removal of capital controls has led to boom-bust…

    Hardback – 2020-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Policing Transnational Crime

    Law Enforcement of Criminal Flows, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saskia Hufnagel, Anton Moiseienko

    As the threats posed by organised crime and terrorism persist, law enforcement authorities remain under pressure to suppress the movement, or flows, of people and objects that are deemed dangerous. This collection provides a broad overview of the challenges and trends of the policing of flows. How…

    Hardback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Transnational Criminal Justice

  • Labour Law and the Gig Economy

    Challenges posed by the digitalisation of labour processes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Carby-Hall, Lourdes Mella Méndez

    This international book analyses the impact of digitisation in labour markets, on labour relationships and also on labour processes.The rapid progress of modern disruptive technologies and AIs and their multiple applications to each phase of the labour production system, are changing the production…

    Hardback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge

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