Living and Studying in the Pandemic
In this cross-cultural study of manhood as an achieved status, the author finds that a culturally sanctioned stress on manliness - on toughness and aggressiveness, stoicism and sexuality - is almost universal, and deeply ingrained in the consciousness of men who otherwise have little in common.
Addressing urgent challenges and debates in trans health, this book interweaves patient voices with social theory and autobiography, offering an innovative look at how shifting language, patient mistrust, waiting lists and professional power shape clinical encounters, and exploring what a better future might look like for trans patients.
In this important new book, Geoffrey Ingham draws on neglected traditions in the social sciences to develop a theory of the 'social relation' of money.
The Culture of Surveillance - Watching as a Way of Life
Hyperconnectivity and Its Discontents
The book provides a critical analysis of the meaning and role of obligations in law by setting them in their social, political, and economic contexts.
You Are Not Alone
Defending Women's Spaces
The Power of Fun
This book argues that society must rethink the notion of formal employment and instead introduce and spread the notion of 'meaningful work' so that societies can become independent of economic growth. A key resource for professionals and scholars interested in sustainability, economics, work, transformation and post-growth studies.
Shifting Categories of Work illuminates the ways in which our societies categorize work. Written by sociologists, philosophers, historians, and anthropologists as well as management and legal scholars, the contributions in this volume contrast different cultural practices and frameworks of categorizing work.
This book develops an integrated perspective on the practices and politics of making knowledge work in inclusive development and innovation. The six parts of the book address the complex interplay of knowledge and politics.
Krumer-Nevo provides a new framework for people working with and for people in poverty: The Poverty-Aware Paradigm. This book details its extensive application across diverse poverty contexts in Israel, links it to diverse facets of social work practice and provides innovative ways of thinking about how social work can address poverty globally.
The Sensory Studies Manifesto explores the origin and development of the revolutionary new field of sensory studies.
This book offers an innovative perspective on the question of access to higher education. It explores how young people's aspirations are both formed within and shaped by the communities in which they live.
The Routledge Handbook of Feminist Economics presents a comprehensive overview of the contributions of feminist economics to the discipline of economics and beyond. Each chapter situates the topic within the history of the field, reflects upon current debates, and looks forward to identify cutting-edge research.
Pandemic Pedagogies: Teaching and Learning during the COVID-19 Pandemic provides critical insights into the impact of the pandemic on the education system, pedagogical approaches and educational inequalities.
This collection focuses on the way the legacies of empire, race and colonialism persist in the present: from the early days of settler colonialism to contemporary extractive industries, from direct colonial rule to racist border regimes. -- .
A Few Good Gays
The Aristocracy of Talent
A striking expose of the insidious business practices that have generated enormous profits for the companies operating within the UK's gambling industry. 'A methodical, sensitive and occasionally harrowing polemic about the gambling industry .
This book analyzes the coloniality of the concept of taste that gastronomy constructed and normalized as modern. It shows how gastronomy's engagement with rationalist and aesthetic thought, and with colonial and capitalist structures, led to the desensualization, bureaucratization and racialization of its conceptualization of taste.
A contemplation of the hotly-debated significance - and future - of anthropology museums, from a global expert
The book analyses how lines of (non)belonging are traced and how notions of (non)belonging circulate around and are attached to students from immigrant backgrounds.
When little things have big impacts. This book is for anyone who feels that they're sleepwalking through life, looking for answers to challenging emotions and the practical tools to begin living the life they want.
Combining insights from two distinct research traditions-the communities and crime tradition that focuses on why some neighborhoods have more crime than others, and the burgeoning crime and place literature that focuses on crime in micro-geographic units-this book expores the spatial scale of crime.
The book develops a multidisciplinary analytical lens through which to understand employee identity formations and knowledge communication practises.
The Evolving Protection of Prisoners' Rights in Europe explores the development of the framing of penal and prison policies by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), clarifying the European expectations of national authorities, and describing the various models existing in Europe.
With questions for further discussion and reflection at the end of each chapter, all who wish to think more deeply about issues surrounding dying, death, and the care of the terminally ill, will find this collection timely and thought-provoking.
Full of practical advice and wisdom, Phil Knox explores how to cherish and celebrate the most important relationships in your life, and be the best friend you can be.
In the past, museums often changed the meaning of icons or statues of deities from sacred to aesthetic, or used them to declare the superiority of Western society, or simply as cultural and historical evidence.
This innovative handbook, edited by four of the leading figures in the area, provides a comprehensive, and truly global, overview of the main approaches and themes at the intersection of of law and society.
Constructing Reality in Comparative Theology
This book focuses predominantly on conducting oral history with people of recent wars and conflicts. It serves as an invitation to community scholars, students, oral historians and families of veterans to participate in the oral history process and to embrace methodology for conducting oral history projects and interviewing war veterans.
This book explores the experience of immigration enforcement for women who have been detained in immigration detention in the UK. Drawing upon in-depth interviews, Gerlach demonstrates how immigration detention violates women's sense of dignity and considers possible alternatives to the current practice of incarceration.
In the bone rooms of the Smithsonian Institution and other museums in the late nineteenth century, a scientific revolution was unfolding, as collectors engaged in a global competition to recover the best human skeletons, mummies, fossils. Study of these remains led to the discrediting of racial theory and the search for human origins and evolution.
This book studies the hill of Uisneach, arguably best defined as a sacred hill at the center of Ireland, possibly the sacred hill of the center of Ireland. It explores the medieval documents connected with the hill and compares them with archeological data, modern Irish folklore and 21st-century tradition.
The End of Illusions - Politics, Economy, and Culture in Late Modernity
Text as Data
When Money Talks
In Search of the Common Good - Christian Fidelity in a Fractured World
In this important book, Niklas Luhmann uses his powers as an analyst of the social system to examine two of the most important concepts which hold that system together and allow it to evolve: trust and power.
Democracy Here and Now presents a detailed account of the 15M Movement in Spain - one of the important participatory democracies of the early twenty-first century.
On the occasion of Habermas's 80th birthday, the German publisher Suhrkamp brought out five volumes of Habermas's work that spanned the full range his philosophical work, from the theory of rationality to the critique of metaphysics.
Explores a wide range of social problems in the UK using a range of psychosocial theories to generate an understanding of various causal factors and to examine the linkages between different social problems. Government policy and legislation, remedial measures, preventive approaches, and strategies of intervention are also considered.
In The New Pragmatist Sociology, Neil Gross, Isaac Ariail Reed, and Christopher Winship assemble a range of sociologists to address essential ideas in the field and their historical and theoretical connection to classical pragmatism.
The Disappearance of Rituals - A Topology of the Present
We live in a time of engineered intimacy, toxic memes and online addiction. Can we ever break free?
Conceptual Frameworks for Giftedness and Talent Development
Theory and Credibility
This book provides a research-based and practical model of the characteristics of effective management teams and enables leaders and management consultants to develop more effective management teams.
Material Culture and (Forced) Migration
The Sociological Imagination provoked hostile reaction when it appeared for its hard-hitting attack on how sociology was practiced, and on several leading sociologists.
Grounded in pioneering research, this authoritative text examines the parenting strategies that help children and adolescents develop into productive, happy members of society. Joan Grusec gives students and practitioners a roadmap for navigating the vast, seemingly contradictory literature on parenting.
This book provides selections from the seminal works of Karl Marx, Max Weber, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Charlotte Perkins Gilman that reveal some of the reasons why class, race, and gender inequalities have proven very adaptive and can flourish even today in the 21st century.
In The Slow Professor, Maggie Berg and Barbara K. Seeber discuss how adopting the principles of the Slow movement in academic life can counter the erosion of humanistic education.
Almost All Aliens offers a unique reinterpretation of immigration in the history of the United States.