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The fourth edition of Human Behavior in the Social Environment takes a life course perspective to give a concise, compact treatment of human behavior. This edition includes the DSM - 5, the 2015 EPAS competencies, and a new chapter that explores the future of social work and some of the emerging…
Paperback – 2016-03-08
New Directions in Social Work
Social Work and Social Welfare: An Invitation is a best-selling text and website for introduction to social work courses. It provides students with the knowledge, skills, and values that are essential for working with individuals, families, groups, organizations, communities, and public policy in a…
Paperback – 2016-02-18
New Directions in Social Work
Obesity has dominated popular media as one of the most pressing issues of the new millennium. In the US, high rates of obesity, and by extension, fat people are often blamed for rising health-care costs and a weakening of national security. What does it mean to be considered fat during a time when…
Paperback – 2015-12-15
Research continues to uncover early childhood as a crucial time when we set the stage for who we will become. In the last decade, we have also seen a sudden massive shift in America’s racial makeup with the majority of the current under-5 age population being children of color. Asian and…
Paperback – 2015-12-07
New Critical Viewpoints on Society
The second volume of Priscilla Alderson’s popular and renowned book Childhoods Real and Imagined relates dialectical critical realism to childhood. By demonstrating their relevance and value to each other, Alderson presents a practical introductory guide for applying critical realism to research…
Paperback – 2015-11-17
Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)
In our turbulent world of global flows and digital transformations pervasive identity crises and self-reinvention have become increasingly central to everyday life. In this fascinating book, Anthony Elliott shows how global transformations – the new electronic economy, digital worlds,…
Paperback – 2015-10-29
This volume outlines existing research relating to gender in physical culture. The introductory chapter employs Lamont and Molnàr’s (2002) idea of ‘boundaries’ as visible and invisible socially constructed borders that create social differences, as the theoretical framework for the book. Seven…
Hardback – 2017-04-28
Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives
Using a political-economic approach supplemented with insights from human ecology, this volume analyzes the long-term dynamics of food security and economic growth. The book begins by discussing the nature of preindustrial food crises and the changes that have occurred…
Paperback – 2017-04-26
Earthscan Food and Agriculture
During the last few decades, China has accomplished unprecedented economic growth and has emerged as the second largest economy in the world. This ‘economic miracle’ has led hundreds of millions of people out of poverty, but has also come at a high cost. Environmental degradation and the impact of…
Hardback – 2017-04-26
Routledge International Handbooks
Hardback - 2017-04-07
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This FreeBook brings together several enlightening essays exploring themes surrounding identity - from the process of reinvention to the profound effects of new technologies.
This will be a valuable resource to anyone interested in culture, society, and the social sciences.
Co-editors, Dennis D. Waskul and Phillip Vannini, discuss the constantly changing field of Popular studies and their latest book, Popular Culture as Everyday Life.
Erich Goode discusses his inspirations behind his book, Deviant Behavior and how it has grown over the years with each edition.
Gerhard (firstname.lastname@example.org) Gerhard Boomgaarden commissions for a world-class Sociology list that features textbooks, supplementary reading, research monographs, edited collections, translations, encyclopedias, and handbooks. He publishes in all established fields of teaching and research, as well as in newer and more interdisciplinary areas. He also manages a team of seven editors in the social sciences.
Emily Briggs commissions research monographs, edited collections, Routledge Focus texts, Handbooks and supplementary/further reading titles in sociology. She is responsible for publishing academically rigorous, ground-breaking research across all sub-disciplines within sociology, but has particular interest in youth studies, ageing studies, feminist and intersectional approaches, gender studies, critical diversity studies, emotion and society, surveillance, activism and resistance, race and ethnicity, emerging societies, the sociology of health and illness, ignorance studies, and research methods (especially ethnography).
Neil Jordan has worked across a number of lists within the social sciences and now publishes a range of texts in sociology, focusing primarily on monographs, research-based books and reference collections. He has a variety of active series and is keen to consider proposals in the areas of social theory, ethics, inequalities, migration, race and ethnicity, popular culture and cultural politics, research methods, the sociology of knowledge, memory studies, globalisation, political and economic sociology, gender studies, the body, the sociology of emotion and social movements.
Shashank S. Sinha publishes monographs, edited volumes and handbooks on a range of subjects including history, sociology, anthropology, linguistics, area studies, indigenous studies and northeast India. He oversees many key series and titles related to several topical themes and heads the Routledge India Originals (RIO) list.