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  • Children of Incarcerated Parents: Challenges and Promise book cover

    Children of Incarcerated Parents

    Challenges and Promise

    Edited by Marian S. Harris, J. Mark Eddy

    This book highlights the myriad factors that can impact the children of incarcerated parents. It is no secret that the United States continues to be the leading nation for the incarceration of men and women, and this this large prison population includes approximately 120,000 incarcerated mothers…

    Hardback – 2017-11-06 
    Routledge

  • Education and Social Mobility book cover

    Education and Social Mobility

    Edited by Phillip Brown, Diane Reay, Carol Vincent

    The study of education and social mobility has been a key area of sociological research since the 1950s. The importance of this research derives from the systematic analysis of functionalist theories of industrialism. Functionalist theories assume that the complementary demands of efficiency and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

  • The Future of Internet Policy book cover

    The Future of Internet Policy

    Edited by Peter Decherney, Victor Pickard

    All of the short essays in this volume look past the rhetoric of technological determinism and reliance on the natural logic of the market to consider the power of law and policy to steer new media in one direction or another. Many of the essays look backwards through history or outwards across…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

  • World Culture Re-Contextualised: Meaning Constellations and Path-Dependencies in Comparative and International Education Research book cover

    World Culture Re-Contextualised

    Meaning Constellations and Path-Dependencies in Comparative and International Education Research

    Edited by Jürgen Schriewer

    Impressive strands of research have shown the emergent reality of increasing world-level interconnection in almost every field of social action. As a consequence, theories and models have been developed which are aimed at conceptualising this new reality along the lines of an ‘institutionalised’…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Networking the Globe: New Technologies and the Postcolonial book cover

    Networking the Globe

    New Technologies and the Postcolonial

    Edited by Florian Stadtler, Ole Birk Laursen

    Contemporary events which have catastrophic global ramifications such as the current economic crisis or on-going conflicts across the globe are not only mediated by super-fast digital communication and information networks, but also conditioned by the presence of rapidly advancing technologies.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Jewish Identities in Contemporary Europe book cover

    Jewish Identities in Contemporary Europe

    Edited by Andrea Reiter, Lucille Cairns

    Providing an assessment of Jewish identity, this volume presents critical engagements with a number of Jewish writers and filmmakers from a variety of European countries, including Austria, France, Germany, Poland, and the UK. The novels and films discussed explore the meaning of being Jewish in…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Holocaust Education: Promise, Practice, Power and Potential book cover

    Holocaust Education

    Promise, Practice, Power and Potential

    Edited by E. Doyle Stevick, Deborah L. Michaels

    Holocaust Education: Promise, Practice, Power and Potential provides timely studies of some of the most pressing issues in teaching and learning about the Holocaust around the world. Europe is experiencing both anti-Semitic attacks, many by radicals claiming the banner of Islam, and the resurgence…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Fan Identities and Practices in Context: Dedicated to Music book cover

    Fan Identities and Practices in Context

    Dedicated to Music

    Edited by Mark Duffett

    Popular music is not simply a series of musicians, moments, genres or recordings. Audiences matter; and the most ardent audience members are the fans. To be a fan is to feel a connection with music. The study of fandom has begun to emerge as a vital strand of academic research, one that offers a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Education and the Global Rural: Feminist Perspectives book cover

    Education and the Global Rural

    Feminist Perspectives

    Edited by Barbara Pini, Relebohile Moletsane, Martin Mills

    This edited collection challenges the urban-centric nature of much feminist work on gender and education. The context for the book is the radical reconfiguration of rural areas that has occurred in recent decades as a result of globalisation. From a range of diverse national contexts, including…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Walking into the Void: A Historical Sociology and Political Anthropology of Walking book cover

    Walking into the Void

    A Historical Sociology and Political Anthropology of Walking

    By Arpad Szakolczai, Agnes Horvath

    The book starts by discussing the significance of walking for the experience of being human, including a comparative study of the language and cultures of walking. It then reviews in detail, relying on archaeology, two turning points of human history: the emergence of cave art sanctuaries and a new…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Global Resource Scarcity: Catalyst for conflict or cooperation? book cover

    Global Resource Scarcity

    Catalyst for conflict or cooperation?

    Edited by Marcelle C. Dawson, Christopher Rosin, Nave Wald

    A common perception of global resource scarcity holds that it is inevitably a catalyst for conflict among nations; yet, paradoxically, incidents of such scarcity underlie some of the most important examples of international cooperation. This volume examines the wider potential for the experience of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Learning as Development: Rethinking International Education in a Changing World book cover

    Learning as Development

    Rethinking International Education in a Changing World

    By Daniel A Wagner

    Learning is the foundation of the human experience. It begins at birth and never stops, a continuous and malleable link across life stages of human development. Disparities in learning access and outcomes around the world have deep consequences for income, social mobility, health, and well-being.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

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