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  • (Inter)Facing Death

    Life in Global Uncertainty, 1st Edition

    By Sam Han

    In modern times, death is understood to have undergone a transformation not unlike religion. Whereas in the past it was out in the open, it now resides mostly in specialized spaces of sequestration - funeral homes, hospitals, and other medical facilities. A mainstay in so-called traditional…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities

    Spaces of Depoliticization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonia Lam-Knott, Creighton Connolly, Kong Chong Ho

    Are Asian cities, like many cities around the world, becoming “post-political”? Were they ever “political” in the first place? How have relationships between government and civil society developed in Asian cities? In answering these questions, this book examines the relationship between the state…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Africana Womanism

    Reclaiming Ourselves, 5th Edition

    By Clenora Hudson-Weems

    Paperback – 2019-10-23 
    Routledge

  • Design and Nature

    A Partnership, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Fletcher, Louise St. Pierre, Mathilda Tham

    Organised as a dialogue between nature and design, this book explores design ideas, opportunities, visions and practices through relating and uncovering experience of the natural world. Presented as an edited collection of 25 wide-ranging short chapters, the book explores the possibility of new…

    Paperback – 2019-10-22 
    Routledge

  • How to Find Fraud and Corruption

    Recipes for the Aspiring Fraud Detective, 1st Edition

    By Nigel Iyer

    In a typical working environment in which "fraud and corruption" is as normal as a headache or as common as a cold, everyone across the organization has a role to play in finding and deterring fraudsters. Despite universal acknowledgement that these things may be illegal but still prevalent,…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge

  • Welcoming LGBT Residents

    A Practical Guide for Senior Living Staff, 1st Edition

    By Tim R. Johnston

    Welcoming LGBT Residents is the first comprehensive guide to working with LGBT older adults in senior living settings. The LGBT older adult population represents one of the fastest growing subpopulations within our aging society. Despite the increasing demand for LGBT affirming services there is…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Bourdieu and After

    A Guide to Relational Phenomenology, 1st Edition

    By Will Atkinson

    Pierre Bourdieu was the most influential sociologist of the later 20th Century. The framework he developed continues to inspire countless researchers across the globe and provokes intense debates long after his death. Novel concepts, innovative applications and countless elaborations spring up…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge

  • Traditional and Indigenous Knowledge Systems in the Modern Era

    A Natural and Applied Science Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by David R. Katerere, Wendy Applequist, Oluwaseyi M. Aboyade, Chamunorwa Togo

    While there is talk of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, old and new challenges bedevil the world - climate change, nutrition and health poverty being at the top of the list. In seeking solutions to these and other problems which afflict the modern era, it is worthwhile to look into our collective…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04 
    CRC Press

  • Dalit Feminist Theory

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sunaina Arya, Aakash Singh Rathore

    Dalit Feminist Theory: A Reader radically redefines feminism by introducing the category of Dalit into the core of feminist thought. It supplements feminism by adding caste to its study and praxis; it also re-examines and re-thinks Indian feminism by replacing it with a new paradigm, namely that…

    Paperback – 2019-10-03 
    Routledge India

  • The People and the Nation

    Populism and Ethno-Territorial Politics in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Reinhard Heinisch, Emanuele Massetti, Oscar Mazzoleni

    The edited book brings together country experts on populism, ethno-territorial politics and party competition. The book consists of twelve empirical chapters, covering seven Western European states (Austria, Belgium, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, and the UK) as well as four Central-European…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • The Secret Lives of Anthropologists

    Lessons from the Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bonnie L. Hewlett

    This book addresses the difficult conditions researchers may face in the field and provides lessons in how to navigate the various social, political, economic, health and environmental challenges involved in fieldwork. It also sheds important light on aspects often considered ‘secret’ or taboo. A…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Museums and Sites of Persuasion

    Politics, Memory and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce Apsel, Amy Sodaro

    Museums and Sites of Persuasion examines the concept of museums and memory sites as locations that attempt to promote human rights, democracy and peace. Demonstrating that such sites have the potential to act as powerful spaces of persuasion or contestation, the book also shows that there are…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

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