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  • Democracy, Education and Research

    The Struggle for Public Life, 1st Edition

    By John Schostak, Ivor F. Goodson

    Considering how practices and processes of research and education can create fundamental, radical social change, Democracy, Education and Research assesses the meaning of ‘public impact‘ by rethinking what is meant by ‘public‘ and how it is essential to the methodologies of education and research.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • The Violence of Neoliberalism

    Crime, Harm and Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Victoria E. Collins, Dawn L. Rothe

    This book examines the impact of neoliberalism on society, bringing to the forefront a discussion of violence and harm, the inherent inequalities of neoliberalism and the ways in which our everyday lives in the Global North reproduce and facilitate this violence and harm.Drawing on a range of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • The Fight for China's Future

    Civil Society vs. the Chinese Communist Party, 1st Edition

    By Willy Wo-Lap Lam

    The Fight for China’s Future throws light on the quintessence of 21st century Chinese politics through the prism of the struggle between the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and China’s vibrant intelligentsia and civil society. This book examines Xi Jinping’s 24-hour, multi-dimensional, AI-enabled…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • Housing in Post-Growth Society

    Japan on the Edge of Social Transition, 1st Edition

    By Yosuke Hirayama, Misa Izuhara

    In a globalising world, many mature economies share post-growth characteristics such as low economic growth, low fertility, declining and ageing of the population and increasing social stratification. Japan stands at the forefront of such social change in the East Asian region as well as in the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • Migrant City

    1st Edition

    By Les Back, Shamser Sinha

    Migrant City tells the story of contemporary London from the perspective of thirty adult migrants and two sociologists. Connecting migrants’ private struggles to the public issues at stake in the way mobility is regulated, channelled and managed in a globalised world, this volume explores what…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Social Synthesis

    Finding Dynamic Patterns in Complex Social Systems, 1st Edition

    By Philip Haynes

    How is it possible to understand society and the problems it faces? What sense can be made of the behaviour of markets and government interventions? How can citizens understand the course that their lives take and the opportunities available to them? There has been much debate surrounding what…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • The Defiance of Global Commitment

    A Complex Social Psychology, 1st Edition

    By Brian Castellani

    The Brexit vote; the election of Trump; the upsurge of European nationalism; the devolution of the Arab Spring; global violence; Chinese expansionism; disruptive climate change; the riotous instabilities of the world capitalist system…While diverse in nature, these events share a common denominator…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Positive Tourism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sebastian Filep, Jennifer Laing, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

    Tourism affects millions of individuals, numerous societies and environments in multiple, nuanced and overlapping ways. While it can be viewed as a frivolous leisure pursuit or simply a large industry, with potentially destructive impacts, it might also be understood in terms of its effects on…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    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

  • The Emergence of Trans

    Cultures, Politics and Everyday Lives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Pearce, Igi Moon, Kat Gupta, Deborah Lynn Steinberg

    This book represents the vanguard of new work in the rapidly growing arena of Trans Studies. Thematically organised, it brings together studies from an international, cross-disciplinary range of contributors to address a range of questions pertinent to the emergence of trans lives and discourses.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Gender, Bodies and Transformation

  • Feminist Applied Sport Psychology

    From Theory to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leeja Carter

    With an emphasis on women and transwomen athletes and exercisers of color, Feminist Applied Sport Psychology: From Theory to Practice introduces the reader to feminist, black feminist, and womanist sport psychology, offering an alternative and powerful approach to working with athletes.  Covering…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Belonging in Contemporary India

    Anxiety and Intimacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kaustav Chakraborty

    This volume looks at the emerging forms of intimacies in contemporary India. Drawing on rigorous academic research and pop culture phenomena, the volume: Brings together themes of nationhood, motherhood, disability, masculinity, ethnicity, kinship, and sexuality, and attempts to understand them…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge India

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