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  • Theories of Culture book cover

    Theories of Culture

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Groh

    This authoritative but concise guide describes the most significant cultural theories of the 20th and 21st centuries theories and their originators, as well as the links between them and their mutual influences. Exploring ideas around what culture is, why cultures change over time, and whether…

    Paperback – 2019-07-18 

  • Time, Leisure and Well-Being book cover

    Time, Leisure and Well-Being

    1st Edition

    By Jiri Zuzanek

    The significance of work and leisure as elements of our social fabric have puzzled philosophers and social scientists for generations. This ambitious new study considers historical views of work and leisure alongside contemporary survey evidence about time-use and well-being. Combining…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge Critical Leisure Studies

  • From Westphalia to Cosmopolis?: Volume 2 - The Cosmopolitan Order. book cover

    From Westphalia to Cosmopolis?

    Volume 2 - The Cosmopolitan Order., 1st Edition

    By Bjørn Møller

    This is the second volume in a two-volume work contrasting two alternative world orders and assessing their comparative strengths and weaknesses and the chances for, and obstacles to, gradually moving from one to the other. Providing an alternative to unlimited sovereign rights covered in the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 

  • Refugee Law and Durability of Protection: Temporary residence and cessation of status book cover

    Refugee Law and Durability of Protection

    Temporary residence and cessation of status, 1st Edition

    By Maria O’Sullivan

    This timely book examines the link between refugee protection, duration of risk and residency rights. It focuses on two main issues of importance to current state practice: the use of temporary forms of refugee status and residency and the criteria for cessation of refugee status under Article 1C(5…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Law and Migration

  • Texting, Suicide, and the Law book cover

    Texting, Suicide, and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Mark Tunick

    In 2014, Conrad Roy committed suicide following encouragement from his long-distance girlfriend, Michelle Carter, in what has become known as the Texting Suicide case. The case has attracted much attention, largely focusing on the First Amendment free speech issue. This book takes the view that the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 

  • Ethnic Politics in Post-Soviet Central Asia: Exit, Voice, and Loyalty among Uzbek Minorities book cover

    Ethnic Politics in Post-Soviet Central Asia

    Exit, Voice, and Loyalty among Uzbek Minorities, 1st Edition

    By Matteo Fumagalli

    The Soviet collapse left about seventy million people, one in four former Soviet citizens, stranded outside of the borders of new states where the majority of their ethnic kins lived. To the surprise of many outside observers, the Central Asian region has escaped the conflicts in which many…

    Hardback – 2019-07-14 
    Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

  • The Law and Older People book cover

    The Law and Older People

    1st Edition

    By John Williams

    This book looks at the historical background to the law's approach to ageing, focusing on questions such as: Has the law promoted ageism?  How well has the law protected older people against discrimination, abuse and social exclusion? How effective will new prohibitions on age…

    Paperback – 2019-07-02 

  • Caring Responsibilities in European Law and Policy: Who Cares? book cover

    Caring Responsibilities in European Law and Policy

    Who Cares?, 1st Edition

    By Eugenia Caracciolo Di Torella, Annick Masselot

    Historically the care of children and family members has been perceived as a private issue, a personal choice provided informally within the family, and accordingly has been ignored by legislators who has focused instead on the leave and time provisions in employment law. However, demographic…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02 

  • Public Sex and the Law: Silent Desire book cover

    Public Sex and the Law

    Silent Desire, 1st Edition

    By Chris Ashford

    Public Sex and the Law: Silent Desire examines the current legal status and regulation of public sex. Legal reform of sexuality appears to have focused upon the lesbian, gay and bisexual communities. But whilst ‘gay’ sexual acts and identities have seen a raft of legal reform and international…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 

  • American Public Policymaking: Issues in Governance book cover

    American Public Policymaking

    Issues in Governance, 1st Edition

    By Matt Grossmann

    Students frequently take a course in public policy because they are deeply interested in the controversial issues covered, from national health care and climate change to immigration reform and education. But they also often struggle to connect the policy issues they care about with the difficult…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 

  • Religion and Sexuality book cover

    Religion and Sexuality

    1st Edition

    By Jodi O'Brien

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • How Can Human Rights Provide a New Perspective on Drug Control? book cover

    How Can Human Rights Provide a New Perspective on Drug Control?

    1st Edition

    By Melissa Bone

    Challenging the moral hegemony of the prohibitionist logic of the global drug regime, this book explores the human rights of individuals to consume psychoactive drugs. The current approach towards tackling the so-called ‘drugs problem’ is not working. By viewing drugs as the problem and trying to…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 

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