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  • Theory and Practice in the Music of the Islamic World

    Essays in Honour of Owen Wright

    Edited by Rachel Harris, Martin Stokes

    This volume of original essays is dedicated to Owen Wright in recognition of his formative contribution to the study of music in the Islamic Middle East. Wright’s work, which comprises, at the time of writing, six field-defining volumes and countless articles, has reconfigured the relationship…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • Shipbreaking in Developing Countries

    A Requiem for Environmental Justice from the Perspective of Bangladesh

    By Saiful Karim

    This book explores the process of shipbreaking in developing countries, with a particular focus on Bangladesh. In the past shipbreaking, (the disposal of obsolete ships), was a very common industrial activity in many developed countries. However, due to stringent domestic environmental and labour…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    IMLI Studies in International Maritime Law

  • Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

    A biopsychosocial treatment approach

    Edited by Simon R. Knowles, Julian Stern, Geoff Hebbard

    This book brings together world experts in the field of functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) who practice integrated and holistic approaches, to provide an up-to-date and comprehensive evaluation of a range of topics associated with the biopsychosocial treatment of FGIDs. Key themes…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Families Bereaved by Alcohol or Drugs

    Coping and support

    Edited by Christine Valentine

    This book is the first to examine, in-depth, the experiences of bereaved family members following a drug and/or alcohol related death. Drawing upon a substantial research project, chapters identify the issues faced by a sizeable, yet often stigmatised and vulnerable group, which make these deaths…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • Birds and Other Creatures in Renaissance Literature

    Shakespeare, Descartes, and Animal Studies

    By Rebecca Ann Bach

    This book explores how humans in the Renaissance lived with, attended to, and considered the minds, feelings, and sociality of other creatures. It examines how Renaissance literature and natural history display an unequal creaturely world: all creatures were categorized hierarchically. However,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • Surveillance in Central and Eastern Europe

    From Dictatorship of the Communist Party to Dictate of the Free Market

    By Aleš Završnik

    During Communist rule, surveillance across Central and Eastern Europe was used primarily to secure political conformity and uphold the political regime. The profound political, economic, social and legal changes which have occurred in the region over the last 20 years, including the transition to a…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Media Panic

    Youth Identity and New Media

    By Charles Krinsky

    Media Panic offers a cutting-edge analysis of a social problem that has attracted adults’ and particularly parents’ attention: that of the effects of children’s and young people’s use of new digital media on their personal and social identities. Using notion of media panic as an explanatory…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Crisis and Social Mobilization in Contemporary Spain

    The M15 Movement

    By Benjamín Tejerina Montaña, Ignacia Perugorría

    Since May 15, 2011, the 15M movement, or that of the Spanish ’indignados’, has served as a beacon for mobilizations across the world. Initially called for by a core constituency of young, often college-educated, typically under-/unemployed citizens who articulated widespread grievances, it rapidly…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    The Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest, and Culture

  • György Ligeti's Cultural Identities

    Edited by Amy Bauer, Márton Kerékfy

    Since György Ligeti’s death in 2006, there has been a growing acknowledgement of how central he was to the late twentieth-century cultural landscape. This collection is the first book devoted to exploring the composer’s life and music within the context of his East European roots, revealing his…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Women, Horseracing and Gender

    Becoming 'One of the Lads'

    By Deborah Butler

    How do the class and gender inequalities found in horse-racing affect the working practices of women within the industry? Drawing on the work of Bourdieu and his concepts of field, capital and habitus, this book shows the inequalities that fracture the racing field, both historically and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Religion, Pluralism, and Reconciling Difference

    Edited by W. Cole Durham Jr., Donlu Thayer

    Religion, Pluralism, and Reconciling Difference brings together vital and thoughtful contributions treating aspects of mounting worldwide tensions concerning the relationship between religious diversity and social harmony. Religious pluralism can contribute to tensions in employment, media coverage…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Sociology and Critique in the Neoliberal Age

    By Pauline Johnson

    In the face of the reversals of the welfare state that have been brought about as neoliberalism has taken hold and identified capitalism with modernity itself, this book explores the issues faced by contemporary sociology in articulating a critique of neoliberalism. Advancing the view that…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge

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