Sociology: Political Sociology

  • Understanding Global Politics: Actors and Themes in International Affairs book cover

    Understanding Global Politics

    Actors and Themes in International Affairs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klaus Larres, Ruth Wittlinger

    Contemporary international affairs are largely shaped by widely differing thematic issues and actors, such as nation states, international institutions, NGOs and multinational companies. Obtaining a deeper understanding of these multifaceted themes and actors is crucial for developing a genuine…

    Paperback – 2019-04-20 

  • Sociology and Critique in the Neoliberal Age book cover

    Sociology and Critique in the Neoliberal Age

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-04-15 

  • Rethinking the American Environmental Movement post-1945 book cover

    Rethinking the American Environmental Movement post-1945

    1st Edition

    By Ellen Griffith Spears

    In the period after World War II, urbanization, technological developments, and the specter of the emerging Cold War started to remold human relationships with the environment. New scientific developments in nuclear weapons, medicine, urban living, and food culture all contributed to people…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • Tort Law and the Protection of Privacy book cover

    Tort Law and the Protection of Privacy

    1st Edition

    By John Hartshorne

    Historically the law of tort has offered limited protection for personal privacy using a patchwork of established torts such as private nuisance and battery. Until recently no tort was recognised in English law which was exclusively concerned with protecting what could properly be described as a ‘…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 

  • Politics and Leisure book cover

    Politics and Leisure

    1st Edition

    By John Wilson

    First published in 1988. This book provides a lucid and exceptionally well-informed account at the controversial relationship between politics and leisure. The author combines historical and sociological material to show the ways in which ‘leisure’ has often been a fiercely disputed battleground.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

  • Local Consumption and Global Environmental Impacts: Accounting, Trade-offs and Sustainability book cover

    Local Consumption and Global Environmental Impacts

    Accounting, Trade-offs and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Kuishuang Feng, Klaus Hubacek

    Globalization increases the interconnectedness of people and places around the world. Goods and services consumed in one country are often produced in other countries and exchanged via international trade. This book describes how local consumption, particularly in urban areas, is increasingly met…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge-SCORAI Studies in Sustainable Consumption

  • Contemporary Rural Development: Improving sustainable livelihoods in developing countries book cover

    Contemporary Rural Development

    Improving sustainable livelihoods in developing countries, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Springate-Baginski, John McDonagh

    This textbook summarises the main issues in contemporary rural development theory and practice to intermediate and advanced student level. It reviews key debates and issues, and explores the specific challenges for particular agricultural production systems. The main focus is on Asia and Africa,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 

  • Routledge International Handbook of Green Criminology book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Green Criminology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Avi Brisman, Nigel South, Nigel South, Avi Brisman

    The Routledge International Handbook of Green Criminology was the first comprehensive and international anthology dedicated to green criminology. It presented green criminology to an international audience, described the state of the field, offered a description of a range of environmental issues…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Energy Transitions and Social Psychology: A Sociotechnical Perspective book cover

    Energy Transitions and Social Psychology

    A Sociotechnical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Paul Upham, Paula Bögel, Katinka Johansen

    This book argues for an interdisciplinary approach to studying energy transitions, and presents an integrated socio-technical and psychological perspective. Sociotechnical thinking is about the interactions of people and technology, but also the rules, regulations and institutions behind them. It…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks: Science, Cancer, and the Geneticization of Drug Testing book cover

    Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks

    Science, Cancer, and the Geneticization of Drug Testing, 1st Edition

    By John Abraham, Rachel Ballinger

    Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks is a case study of changes in drug testing since the late 1990s, specifically geneticization of carcinogenic risk assessment and regulation of pharmaceuticals. Radically new ways of determining whether medical drugs might cause cancer have been established…

    Hardback – 2019-03-30 
    Genetics and Society

  • Global Injustice and Obligations to Take Political Action book cover

    Global Injustice and Obligations to Take Political Action

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Kahn

    This work supplements current understandings of the obligations individual persons have in relation to global social injustice by proposing an additional moral obligation. Utilising a practical ethics approach, this work introduces structural understandings of social injustice and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-30 
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Walking Methods: Biographical Research on the Move book cover

    Walking Methods

    Biographical Research on the Move, 1st Edition

    By Maggie O’Neill, Brian Roberts

    Social research methods are being transformed by digital technologies and developments in narrative, visual, biographic and performative work. This book introduces and explores walking as an innovative new method for doing social research, showing how its sensate and kinaesthetic attributes…

    Paperback – 2019-03-30 

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