Sociology: Sociology of Culture

  • Ageism: Past, Present, and Future book cover

    Ageism

    Past, Present, and Future

    By Tay McNamara, John Williamson

    Ageism: Past, Present, and Future impartially outlines the history, current state, and potential new directions of ageism in the United States and globally. McNamara and Williamson uniquely address the complex ways in which cultural beliefs about older adults, economic conditions, and public policy…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Ethics, Excellence and Enhancement in Sport book cover

    Ethics, Excellence and Enhancement in Sport

    By John William Devine

    Which enhancements - pharmacological, genetic, technological - should be banned in sport? How can we ensure compliance with a ban on enhancements? What punishment should those who violate the ban receive? This book offers a new theoretical perspective on enhancement, cheating and integrity in sport…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Alcohol Flows across Cultures: Drinking Cultures in Transnational and Comparative Perspective book cover

    Alcohol Flows across Cultures

    Drinking Cultures in Transnational and Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Waltraud Ernst

    This book maps changing patterns of drinking. Emphasis is on the connected histories of different regions and populations across the globe in regard to consumption patterns, government policies, economics and representations of alcohol and drinking. This transnational perspective facilitates an…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Theories of Culture book cover

    Theories of Culture

    By Arnold Groh

    What is culture? Why do cultures change over time? Are there any discernible rules or principles behind culture-related phenomena and processes and, if so, what are they? Familiarity with the most significant cultural theories of the 20th and 21st centuries is vital for anyone studying or…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Political Sociology of Japanese Pacifism book cover

    Political Sociology of Japanese Pacifism

    By Yukiko Nishikawa

    While Japanese pacifism is usually seen as a national policy or an ideology rooted in the provision of Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution, it cannot be adequately understood without grasping Japanese social discourses on peace, war and justice. The perspective of political sociology provides a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Creative Industries in Hong Kong: The Global City in China and Asia book cover

    Creative Industries in Hong Kong

    The Global City in China and Asia

    By Grace L K Leung

    The experience of Hong Kong’s creative industries and the challenges they face in the era of globalization serves as an important case study for other Chinese and Asian cities which are actively promoting their creative industries. Hong Kong served as a gateway to China for many decades. The…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Whose Body is it Anyway?: Achieving Wellbeing Through Sport and Activity book cover

    Whose Body is it Anyway?

    Achieving Wellbeing Through Sport and Activity

    By Ian Wellard

    Whose Body is it Anyway? explores contemporary understandings of the body in order to highlight the conflicting ways in which it is considered in different contexts, times and spaces, either as the possession of the individual or that of society (or both). The book explores these ideas through the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Digital Media and Communication in Society book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Digital Media and Communication in Society

    Edited by Leah A. Lievrouw, Brian D. Loader

    Written by a distinguished group of leading scholars from around the world, the Routledge Handbook of Digital Media and Communication provides a comprehensive, unique and multidisciplinary exploration of this rapidly growing and vibrant field of study. The Handbook adopts a three-part…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Routledge Companion to the History of Retailing book cover

    The Routledge Companion to the History of Retailing

    Edited by Jon Stobart, Vicki Howard

    Retailing has attracted increasing cross-disciplinary interest over the last few decades, reflecting the importance of retailing and the breadth of spaces, practices and people influenced by it. Ttraditional narratives of retailing are now regarded as too simplistic and too Euro-centric.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • The Sociology of

    The Sociology of "Structural Disaster"

    Beyond Fukushima

    By Miwao Matsumoto

    How and why did credible scientists, engineers, government officials, journalists, and others collectively give rise to a drastic failure to control the threat to the population of the Fukushima disaster? Why was there no effort on the part of inter-organizational networks, well-coordinated in the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • The Transformation of Marriage and Social Inequality in Post-Reform China book cover

    The Transformation of Marriage and Social Inequality in Post-Reform China

    By Yingchun Ji

    Women pioneering late marriage in the near universal and early marriage context in China have increasingly been castigated as "leftover" women in recent years, generating a media frenzy and societal obsession in China that has drawn global attention. This book sheds critical light on this new…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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