• Defending Qualitative Research: Design, Analysis, and Textualization book cover

    Defending Qualitative Research

    Design, Analysis, and Textualization, 1st Edition

    By Mario Cardano

    Focussing on the phases of qualitative research which precede and follow fieldwork – design, analysis, and textualization – this book offers new theoretical tools to tackle one of the most common criticisms advanced against qualitative research: its presumed lack of rigour. Rejecting the notion of…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Magical Realist Sociologies of Belonging and Becoming: The Explorer book cover

    Magical Realist Sociologies of Belonging and Becoming

    The Explorer, 1st Edition

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    At the bottom of the sea, freedivers find that the world bestows humans with the magic of bodily and mental freedom, binding them in small communities of play, affect and respect for nature. On land, rational human interests dissolve this magic into prescriptive formulas of belonging to a…

    Hardback – 2020-03-06
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Charting Transnational Fields: Methodology for a Political Sociology of Knowledge book cover

    Charting Transnational Fields

    Methodology for a Political Sociology of Knowledge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Schmidt-Wellenburg, Stefan Bernhard

    The volume provides a field-analytical methodology for researching knowledge-based sociopolitical processes of transnationalization. Drawing on seminal work by Pierre Bourdieu, we apply concepts of practice, habitus, and field to phenomena such as cross-national social trajectories, international…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28
    Routledge Research in Transnationalism

  • Queer Campus Climate: An Ethnographic Fantasia book cover

    Queer Campus Climate

    An Ethnographic Fantasia, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Arnberg

    Queer Campus Climate: An Ethnographic Fantasia is a visceral and provocative account of the lives of ten queer college men living in the Deep South. The book serves many goals. It is an emancipatory research document told in the raucous, fiery voices of these queer men whose narratives are…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Later Life: Exploring Ageing through Literature book cover

    Later Life

    Exploring Ageing through Literature, 1st Edition

    By Barbara A. Misztal

    Later Life views older age as a valuable stage of life and argues for the centrality of self-making to the quality of later life. Aiming to enrich an understanding of ageing as the unfolding process in which people try to negotiate vulnerabilities of their bodies and manage mortality, it explores…

    Hardback – 2020-02-21
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Big Data book cover

    Big Data

    1st Edition

    Edited by Benoit Leclerc, Jesse Cale

    The internet has launched the world into an era into which enormous amounts of data are generated every day through technologies with both positive and negative consequences. This often refers to big data . This book explores big data in organisations operating in the criminology and criminal…

    Hardback – 2020-02-19
    Criminology at the Edge

  • Sustainability in an Imaginary World: Art and the Question of Agency book cover

    Sustainability in an Imaginary World

    Art and the Question of Agency, 1st Edition

    By David Maggs, John Robinson

    Sustainability in an Imaginary World explores the social agency of art and its connection to complex issues of sustainability. Over the past decade, interest in art’s agency has ballooned as an increasing number of fields turn to the arts with ever-expanding expectations. Yet just as art is being…

    Hardback – 2020-01-29
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • InterVIEWS: Insights and Introspection on Doctoral Research in Architecture book cover


    Insights and Introspection on Doctoral Research in Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Federica Goffi

    With the continued growth of PhD programs in architecture and the simultaneous broadening of approaches, InterVIEWS: Insights and Introspection on Doctoral Research in Architecture begins a timely survey into contemporary research at academic institutions internationally, in the context of the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Critical Methods for the Study of World Politics: Creativity and Transformation book cover

    Critical Methods for the Study of World Politics

    Creativity and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shine Choi, Anna Selmeczi, Erzsébet Strausz

    This book develops an approach to both method and the socio-political implications of knowledge production that embraces our embeddedness in the world that we study. It seeks to enact the transformative potentials inherent in this relationship in how it engages readers. It presents a creative…

    Hardback – 2019-12-09

  • Governing Affects: Neoliberalism, Neo-Bureaucracies, and Service Work book cover

    Governing Affects

    Neoliberalism, Neo-Bureaucracies, and Service Work, 1st Edition

    By Otto Penz, Birgit Sauer

    Governing Affects explores the neoliberal transformation of state governance in Europe towards affective forms of dominance exercised by customer-oriented neo-bureaucracies and public service providers. By investigating the rise of affective labour in contemporary European service societies and the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • Critical Happiness Studies book cover

    Critical Happiness Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Hill, Svend Brinkmann, Anders Petersen

    This volume draws together the work of a diverse range of thinkers and researchers to address the question of happiness critically, using a wide variety of theoretical and empirical methodologies. Broadening the discussion beyond what might be considered highly individual and insular…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05

  • Complexities of Researching with Young People book cover

    Complexities of Researching with Young People

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paulina Billett, Matt Hart, Dona Martin

    Currently, most books on youth research available on the market focus on ‘how to’ conduct youth research or the research process itself. This edited collection proposes to take this process a step further and discuss the complexities of youth research from a practical and theoretical context. In…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

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