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  1. The Corporate Criminal

    Why Corporations Must Be Abolished
    By Steve Tombs, David Whyte

    Drawing upon a wide range of sources of empirical evidence, historical analysis and theoretical argument, this book shows beyond any doubt that the private, profit-making, corporation is a habitual and routine offender. The book dissects the myth that the corporation can be a rational, responsible, 'citizen'... Read more...

  2. Understanding Hate Crimes

    Acts, Motives, Offenders, Victims, and Justice
    By Carolyn Turpin-Petrosino

    Hate crimes and lesser acts of bigotry and intolerance are seen to be constants in today’s world. Since 1990, the federal government has published annual reports on hate crime incidents in the United States. While the reported numbers are disturbing, even more devastating is the impact of these crimes on individuals, communities, and society... Read more...

  3. Cargomobilities

    Moving Materials in a Global Age
    Edited by Thomas Birtchnell, Satya Savitzky, John Urry

    Objects and materials are on the move like never before, oftentimes at astonishing speeds and along hidden routeways. This collection opens to social scientific scrutiny the various systems which move objects about the world, examining their fateful implications for many people and places. Offering texts from key thinkers, the book presents case studies from around the world... Read more...

  4. Cultural Pedagogies and Human Conduct

    By Megan Watkins, Greg Noble, Catherine Driscoll

    Pedagogy is oftentimes glossed as the ‘art and science of teaching’ but this focus typically ties it to the instructional practices of formalised schooling. Like the emerging work on ‘public pedagogies’, the notion of cultural pedagogies signals the importance of the pedagogic in realms other than institutionalised education... Read more...

  5. Review: Gender, Development and Environmental Governance

    "Gender, Development and Environmental Governance is indeed an enlightening work in more ways than one. Especially admirable is the élan with which Arora-Jonsson pulls off a seemingly unsustainable project—comparing a highly developed and a developing society… [The book] is a valuable contribution to the corpus of the theoretical literature on gender and environmental studies and a must read for all gender and environment scholars."— Etee Bahadur, Journal of South Asian Development

    Click here to read more about Gender, Development and Environmental Governance - now available in paperback!

  6. Afro-Nordic Landscapes in Swedish Newspaper Article

    Michael McEachrane's thought provoking book recently featured in an article on race and Scandinavia published by Swedish Newspaper DN... Read more...

  7. Highly Recommended by CHOICE Reviews - Transforming Scholarship

    By Michele Tracy Berger and Cheryl L Radeloff

    "Berger and Radeloff have revised their ground-breaking 2011 practical guidebook to women's and gender studies by expanding on the field's applications for study, research, and career development… The references offer practical as well as scholarly materials for further research, making this guide a unique reference source for career shelves as well as a useful supplementary classroom text."— G. M. Herrmann, SUNY College at Cortland, CHOICE Reviews    Order your copy today!

    View all the CHOICE Reviews in the new online catalog

  8. Interview with Lorri J. SantamarĂ­a, lead author of Cross Cultural Women Scholars in Academe

    Click here to read a fascinating interview with Lorri J. Santamaría, lead author of 'Cross Cultural Women Scholars in Academe'. She reveals the reasons why she decided to write this book, what she found surprising when researching the book and her thoughts on how this field is evolving today.

    This interview is part of the International Women's Day promotion at Routledge, click here to view all the books in the promotion.

    (This book is part of the Routledge Research in Gender and Society Series. Click here to go to the series page)

  9. Regulation of Speech in Multicultural Societies

    Edited by Marcel Maussen, Ralph Grillo

    This book focuses on the way in which public debate and legal practice intersect when it comes to the value of free speech and the need to regulate "offensive", "blasphemous" or "hate" speech, especially, though not exclusively where such speech is thought to be offensive to members of ethnic and religious minorities... Read more...

  10. Science and Democracy

    Making Knowledge and Making Power in the Biosciences and Beyond
    Edited by Stephen Hilgartner, Clark Miller, Rob Hagendijk

    In the life sciences and beyond, new developments in science and technology and the creation of new social orders go hand in hand. In short, science and society are simultaneously and reciprocally coproduced and changed. Scientific research not only produces new knowledge and technological systems but also constitutes new forms of expertise and contributes to the emergence of new modes of living and new forms of exchange... Read more...

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