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  • Regulating the Platform Economy

    International perspectives on new forms of work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Carby-Hall, Lourdes Mella-Mendes

    This book examines novel and important issues relating to the emergence of new forms of work resulting from the introduction of disruptive technologies in the enterprises and the labour market, especially platform work.The first part of the book examines the platform economy and labour market, to…

    Hardback – 2020-06-01 

  • Theorising Cultures of Equality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne Clisby, Mark Johnson, Jimmy Turner

    This book sets out a theoretical framework for thinking about equality as a cultural artefact and process, drawing on work from the GRACE (Gender and Cultures of Equality in Europe) project. In revisiting and reframing conventional questions about in/equality it considers the processes through…

    Hardback – 2020-05-31 
    GRACE Project

  • Affective Health and Masculinities in South Africa

    An Ethnography of (In)vulnerability, 1st Edition

    By Hans Reihling

    Affective Health and Masculinities in South Africa explores how different masculinities modulate substance use, interpersonal violence, suicidality, and AIDS as well as recovery cross-culturally. With a focus on three male protagonists living in very distinct urban areas of Cape Town, this…

    Hardback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

  • Consciousness and the Neoliberal Subject

    A Theory of Ideology via Marcuse, Jameson and Žižek, 1st Edition

    By Jon Bailes

    Consciousness and the Neoliberal Subject outlines a theory of ideological function and a range of ideological positions according to which individuals rationalise and accept socio-economic conditions in advanced consumer capitalist societies. Through a critical examination of the social and…

    Hardback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • 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 Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • After Childhood

    Re-thinking Environment, Materiality and Media in Children's Lives, 1st Edition

    By Peter Kraftl

    This book offers a new approach for theorising and undertaking childhood research. It combines insights from childhood and generational studies with object-oriented ontologies, new materialisms, critical race and gender theories to address a range of key, intractable challenges facing children and…

    Hardback – 2020-05-29 
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • 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 
    Gender in a Global/Local World

  • Lawyers and the Proceeds of Crime

    The Facilitation of Money Laundering and its Control, 1st Edition

    By Katie Benson

    The role played by legal professionals in the laundering of criminal proceeds generated by others has become a priority concern for authorities at a national and international level. This ground-breaking book presents an in-depth empirical analysis of the nature of lawyers’ involvement in the…

    Hardback – 2020-05-01 
    The Law of Financial Crime

  • 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 

  • Hate Speech in Asia and Europe

    Beyond Hate and Fear, 1st Edition

    Edited by Myungkoo Kang, Marie-Orange Rivé-Lasan, Wooja Kim, Philippa Hall

    This edited collection provides a timely review of the current state of hate speech research in Asia and Europe, through the comparative examples of Korea, Japan and France. Extending the study of hate speech studies beyond the largely western emphasis on European and US contexts dominant in the…

    Hardback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Children in Social Movements

    Rethinking Agency, Mobilization and Rights, 1st Edition

    By Diane M. Rodgers

    Children’s participation in social movements is presented through a theoretical typology consisting of strategic participants, participants by default and active participants. This range of participation accounts for the social location of children historically and internationally, calling for…

    Hardback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • New Frontiers in Japanese Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Akihiro Ogawa, Philip Seaton

    Over the last 70 years, Japanese Studies scholarship has gone through several dominant paradigms, from ‘demystifying the Japanese’, to analysis of Japanese economic strength, to discussion of global interest in Japanese popular culture. This book assesses this literature, considering future…

    Hardback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

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