Sociology: Sociology of Culture

  • Zero Waste: Reconsidering Waste Management for the Future book cover

    Zero Waste

    Reconsidering Waste Management for the Future

    By Atiq Uz Zaman, Tahmina Ahsan

    Paperback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

  • Compensated Dating Girls in Hong Kong: Scripts, Voices and Views book cover

    Compensated Dating Girls in Hong Kong

    Scripts, Voices and Views

    By Jessica C.M. Li

    Compensated dating or commercial sex involving young girls has emerged as a global concern over the past decades and since the turn of the twenty-first century, has created a panic among parents in Hong Kong. Nevertheless, there is no consensus on whether compensated dating is an offence, an…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Halloween: Youth Cinema and the Horrors of Growing Up book cover

    Halloween

    Youth Cinema and the Horrors of Growing Up

    By Mark Bernard

    John Carpenter’s 1978 film Halloween, a landmark of American horror cinema, kick-started the slasher film cycle in the early 1980s. Slasher films appealed to youth markets, but this is only one example of how the idea of "youth" is central to understanding Halloween in its many contexts. This book…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • The Sociology of Music book cover

    The Sociology of Music

    This new and musicologically informed version presents for the first time an accurate translation of a key text within Max Webers cultural sociology. This influential text examines the harmonic and melodic principles of literate Western art music in a…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Weber in Translation

  • Unbecoming Things: Mutable Objects and the Politics of Waste book cover

    Unbecoming Things

    Mutable Objects and the Politics of Waste

    By Nicky Gregson, Mike Crang

    This book responds to moves to rematerialize the social sciences, to attend to the stuff of daily life but challenges the social sciences to think beyond objects as stable things. It forwards the argument that objects need to be seen not as stabilising things, or immutable mobiles – as…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • The Emergence of Trans: Cultures, Politics and Everyday Lives book cover

    The Emergence of Trans

    Cultures, Politics and Everyday Lives

    Edited by Iggi Moon, Ruth Pearce

    Paperback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health: Global Perspectives book cover

    ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Symeon Dagkas, Laura Azzarito, Kevin Hylton

    This is the first book to focus on issues of ‘race’ and racism in youth sport, physical activity and health. Drawing on critical race theory, intersectionality and critical pedagogy, and presenting a range of international empirical case studies, it explores racialization processes in pedagogical…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Perspectives on Equality and Social Justice in Sport and Leisure

  • Crisis and Coloniality at Europe's Margins: Creating Exotic Iceland book cover

    Crisis and Coloniality at Europe's Margins

    Creating Exotic Iceland

    By Kristín Loftsdóttir

    Crisis and Coloniality at Europe’s Margins: Creating Exotic Iceland provides a fresh look at the current politics of identity in Europe, using a crisis at the margins of Europe to shed light on the continued embeddedness of coloniality in everyday aspirations and identities. Examining Iceland’s…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • The Culture of AI: Everyday Life and the Digital Revolution book cover

    The Culture of AI

    Everyday Life and the Digital Revolution

    By Anthony Elliott

    In this ground-breaking book, Cambridge-trained sociologist Anthony Elliott argues that much of what passes for conventional wisdom about artificial intelligence is either ill-considered or plain wrong. The reason? The AI revolution is not so much about cyborgs and super-robots in the future, but…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge

  • Heavenly Creatures: Queer Fantasy and the Coming-of-Age Film book cover

    Heavenly Creatures

    Queer Fantasy and the Coming-of-Age Film

    By Andrew Scahill

    Heavenly Creatures (1994), an early film by blockbuster director Peter Jackson, chronicles the true story of Pauline Parker and Juliet Hulme, two adolescent girls in 1954 New Zealand. In the film, the girls develop a deep romantic friendship based in shared fantasy, but their forced separation…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Culture, Space and Climate Change: Vulnerability and Resilience in European Coastal Areas book cover

    Culture, Space and Climate Change

    Vulnerability and Resilience in European Coastal Areas

    By Thorsten Heimann

    Ways of handling climate change vary worldwide. Differences can be observed in the perception of potential threats and opportunities as well as in the appraisal of adequate coping strategies. Collective efforts often fail not because of technical restrictions, but as a result of social and cultural…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Fashion Theory: A Reader, 2nd edition book cover

    Fashion Theory

    A Reader, 2nd edition

    By Malcolm Barnard

    This revised and fully updated collection of essential readings surveys and contextualizes the ways in which a wide range of disciplines have used a variety of theoretical approaches to explain, and sometimes to explain away, the astonishing variety, complexity and beauty of fashion. Existing…

    Paperback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Student Readers

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