Sociology: Urban Sociology

  • Gringo Injustice: Insider Perspectives on Police, Gangs, and Law book cover

    Gringo Injustice

    Insider Perspectives on Police, Gangs, and Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alfredo Mirandé

    The recent mass shooting of 22 innocent people in El Paso by a lone White gunman looking to "Kill Mexicans" is not new. It is part of a long, bloody history of anti-Latina/o violence in the United States. Gringo Injustice brings this history to life, shedding critical light on the complex…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge

  • Convivial Cultures in Multicultural Cities: Polish Migrant Women in Manchester and Barcelona book cover

    Convivial Cultures in Multicultural Cities

    Polish Migrant Women in Manchester and Barcelona, 1st Edition

    By Alina Rzepnikowska

    The large-scale migration brought about by the expansion of the EU over a decade ago led to migration from less ethnically diverse countries to multicultural and super-diverse societies. This book examines the complex encounters between Polish migrant women and local populations in Manchester and…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • The Logic of Violence: An Ethnography of Dublin's Illegal Drug Trade book cover

    The Logic of Violence

    An Ethnography of Dublin's Illegal Drug Trade, 1st Edition

    By Brendan Marsh

    Violence is widely associated with illegal drug markets, and is one of the features that can differentiate illegal capitalism from legitimate business. This book explores the perceived causes and functions of violence in an illegal drug market in Dublin City, Ireland. Understanding why violence…

    Hardback – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Metropolitan Economic Development: The Political Economy of Urbanisation in Mexico book cover

    Metropolitan Economic Development

    The Political Economy of Urbanisation in Mexico, 1st Edition

    By Alejandra Trejo Nieto

    Metropolitan areas are home to a significant proportion of the world’s population and its economic output. Taking Mexico as a case study and weaving in comparisons from Latin America and developed countries, this book explores current trends and policy issues around urbanisation, metropolisation,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of the City book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sharon M. Meagher, Samantha Noll, Joseph S. Biehl

    The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of the City is an outstanding reference source to this exciting subject and the first collection of its kind. Comprising 40 chapters by a team of international contributors, the Handbook is divided into clear sections addressing the following central topics: •…

    Hardback – 2019-09-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Eurocentrism and Development in Korea book cover

    Eurocentrism and Development in Korea

    1st Edition

    By Jongtae Kim

    Under the global hegemony of the West, societies have interpreted the world and defined their identities through the frameworks of Eurocentric discourses. Since the mid-twentieth century, Eurocentrism has tended to be associated with economic developmentalism. The discourse of seonjinguk (developed…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Emerging Societies

  • Mischief, Morality and Mobs: Essays in Honour of Geoffrey Pearson book cover

    Mischief, Morality and Mobs

    Essays in Honour of Geoffrey Pearson, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dick Hobbs

    Geoffrey Pearson, who died in 2013, was one of the outstanding social scientists of the post second world war era. His work spanned social work, social theory, social history, criminology and sociology. In particular, his work has had a huge impact upon studies of youth, youth culture and drugs.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Young Adults in Urban China and Taiwan: Aspirations, Expectations, and Life Choices book cover

    Young Adults in Urban China and Taiwan

    Aspirations, Expectations, and Life Choices, 1st Edition

    By Désirée Remmert

    This book compares aspirations and life choices among educated young adults in urban China and Taiwan. As two places that share a cultural heritage but very different political and economic systems, it assesses how the socio-economic and political trajectories of China and Taiwan have influenced…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Gender, Space and City Bankers book cover

    Gender, Space and City Bankers

    1st Edition

    By Helen Longlands

    Gendered processes of globalisation, transnationalisation and urbanisation are increasing local and global inequalities and widening the gap between the rich and the poor. The global finance industry plays a key role in these processes, directing its operations from local command points in global…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Ian Ross

    The Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art integrates and reviews current scholarship in the field of graffiti and street art. Thirty-seven original contributions are organized around four sections: History, Types, and Writers/Artists of Graffiti and Street Art; Theoretical…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • On Privilege, Fraudulence, and Teaching As Learning: Selected Essays 1981--2019 book cover

    On Privilege, Fraudulence, and Teaching As Learning

    Selected Essays 1981--2019, 1st Edition

    By Peggy McIntosh

    From one of the world’s leading voices on white privilege and anti-racism work comes this collection of essays on complexities of privilege and power. Each of the four parts illustrates Peggy McIntosh’s practice of combining personal and systemic understandings to focus on power in unusual…

    Paperback – 2019-07-23
    Routledge

  • Migrant City book cover

    Migrant City

    1st Edition

    By Les Back, Shamser Sinha

    Migrant City tells the story of contemporary London from the perspective of thirty adult migrants and two sociologists. Connecting migrants’ private struggles to the public issues at stake in the way mobility is regulated, channelled and managed in a globalised world, this volume explores what…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

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