Sociology: Sociology of Culture

  • Forecasting Techniques for Urban and Regional Planning book cover

    Forecasting Techniques for Urban and Regional Planning

    1st Edition

    By Brian Field

    Edited by Bryan Macgregor

    Originally published in 1987, Forecasting Techniques for Urban and Regional Planning is an introduction to the various analytical techniques which have been developed and applied in urban and regional analysis in planning practice. The subjects covered are population, housing, employment, transport…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Urban Markets: Developing Informal Retailing book cover

    Urban Markets

    Developing Informal Retailing, 1st Edition

    By David Dewar, Vanessa Watson

    Originally published in 1990, Urban Markets looks at how the informal sector of the economy should be encouraged to assist in the alleviation of problems of poverty and unemployment. Despite this rhetoric, few concrete, implementable ways have been developed. This book is concerned with one such…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

  • Digital Food Cultures book cover

    Digital Food Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Lupton, Zeena Feldman

    This book explores the interrelations between food, technology and knowledge-sharing practices in producing digital food cultures. Digital Food Cultures adopts an innovative approach to examine representations and practices related to food across a variety of digital media: blogs and vlogs (video…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge
    Critical Food Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Latham

    The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society is an interdisciplinary resource that offers a comprehensive overview of contemporary Chinese social and cultural issues in the twenty-first century. Bringing together experts in their respective fields, this cutting-edge survey of the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-19 
    Routledge

  • Sociolinguistics: A Sociological Critique book cover

    Sociolinguistics

    A Sociological Critique, 1st Edition

    By Glyn Williams

    Originally published in 1992. This provocative and controversial book calls for a critical analysis of the philosophical assumptions underpinning sociolinguistics. Going back to the philosophical roots of the study of language in society, it argues that they lie in the consensual attitude to…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • The Portable Community: Place and Displacement in Bluegrass Festival Life book cover

    The Portable Community

    Place and Displacement in Bluegrass Festival Life, 1st Edition

    By Robert Gardner

    This book explores the various ways in which individuals use music and culture to understand and respond to changes in their natural and built environments. Drawing on over fifteen years of ethnographic fieldwork, interviews and participant observation, the author develops the thesis that the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-29 
    Routledge
    Interactionist Currents

  • Later Life: Exploring Aging through Literature book cover

    Later Life

    Exploring Aging 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 – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Art of Global Power: Artwork and Popular Cultures as World-Making Practices book cover

    The Art of Global Power

    Artwork and Popular Cultures as World-Making Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Merson

    Artwork and popular cultures are crucial sites of contesting and transforming power relationships in world politics. The contributors to this edited collection draw on their experiences across arts, activist, and academic communities to analyze how the global politics of colonialism, capitalism,…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 
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    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • The Routledge Handbook to the Culture and Media of the Americas book cover

    The Routledge Handbook to the Culture and Media of the Americas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wilfried Raussert, Giselle Liza Anatol, Sebastian Thies, Sarah Corona Berkin, José-Carlos Lozano

    Exploring the culture and media of the Americas, this handbook places particular emphasis on collective and intertwined experiences and focuses on the transnational or hemispheric dimensions of cultural flows and geocultural imaginaries that shape the literature, arts, media and other cultural…

    Hardback – 2020-02-21 
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  • The Impact of the Sharing Economy on Business and Society: Digital Transformation and the Rise of Platform Businesses book cover

    The Impact of the Sharing Economy on Business and Society

    Digital Transformation and the Rise of Platform Businesses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abbas Strømmen-Bakhtiar, Evgueni Vinogradov

    The emergence of new platform business models, notably the sharing economy, is impacting the economy in various ways, altering the structure of many industries, and raising a number of economic and political issues. This book investigates the widespread influence of the sharing economy on…

    Hardback – 2020-02-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Economics of Innovation

  • The Tumultuous Politics of Scale: Unsettled States, Migrants, Movements in Flux book cover

    The Tumultuous Politics of Scale

    Unsettled States, Migrants, Movements in Flux, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald M. Nonini, Ida Susser

    Contemporary politics, this book contends, depend upon the turbulent struggles and strategies around scale. Conflicts over scale can be seen as opaque class struggles. Political projects, whether from the ground up or representing corporate or state interests, continually contest the scale at which…

    Paperback – 2020-02-12 
    Routledge

  • Reading the Prostitute: Appearance, Place and Time in British and Irish Press Stories of Prostitution book cover

    Reading the Prostitute

    Appearance, Place and Time in British and Irish Press Stories of Prostitution, 1st Edition

    By Lorna Ryan

    First published in 1997, this study aims to forge new connections between debates on prostitution, media processes and everyday life in its exploration of depictions of female prostitution in British and Irish broadsheet newspapers between 1987 and 1991. Lorna Ryan first examines a range of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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