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  1. NEW - Routledge Handbook of Sexuality Studies in East Asia

    'At last, a dazzling and comprehensive collection that sets a new benchmark in East Asian studies. The international experts in this smart volume explore a range of significant topics, from sexual minorities to sexual politics, placing sexuality studies front and center on the Asian studies bookshelf. Pioneering, thought-provoking, and deeply knowledgeable.' – Laura Miller, University of Missouri-St. Louis, USA

    Order your copy now and take advantage of the pre-publication offer of £125 (RRP £140. Valid until 2nd December 2014)

  2. OUT SOON! - Routledge Handbook of European Sociology

    "A highly welcome addition to the already cluttered world of handbooks, companions and encyclopedias devoted to sociology. This handbook is unique in shifting away from entries written largely by, and of primary interest to, Americans. It accords European sociologies and sociologists their rightful place at the center of what is now a global discipline. However, it also makes it clear that no single part of the world can encompass the field’s great and growing richness and diversity." - George Ritzer, Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland
     

    Order your copy now and take advantage of the pre-publication offer of £125 (RRP £140. Valid until 11th December 2014)

  3. New in paperback! - The Routledge Handbook of Events

    The Routledge Handbook of Events explores and critically evaluates the debates and controversies associated with this rapidly expanding discipline. It brings together leading specialists from range of disciplinary backgrounds and geographical regions, to provide state-of-the-art theoretical reflection and empirical research on the evolution of the subject and is the first major study to examine what events is as a discipline in the twenty-first century, its significance in contemporary society and growth as a mainstream subject area.

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  4. Now available in Paperback - Gender and Genetics

    Sociology of the Prenatal
    By Kate Reed

    Prenatal screening for genetic disorders is becoming an increasingly widespread phenomenon across the globe. While studies have highlighted the importance of women’s experiences of such screening, little is known about men’s roles and direct involvement in this process. With a focus on the experiences of both women and men, this text offers an innovative and passionate account of the gendered nature of prenatal screening... Read more...

  5. OUT SOON! - The Routledge Handbook of Tourism and Hospitality Education

    "This highly authoritative text provides a very timely, reflective and forward-looking critique of tourism and hospitality education and the forces impacting its development and delivery across the world. The breadth and depth of issues included in the text provide comprehensive coverage of the subject with the international and inter-disciplinary approach adopted making it a highly useful, even essential, text for all tourism and hospitality scholars worldwide" - Professor Alan Fyall, Orange County Endowed Professor of Tourism Marketing Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida, USA

    Order your copy now and take advantage of the pre-publication offer of £125 (RRP £140. Valid until 28th December 2014)

  6. Asylum Seeking and the Global City

    By Francesco Vecchio

    Asylum seeking and the global city are two major contemporary subjects of analysis to emerge both in the literature and in public and official discourses on human rights, urban socioeconomic change and national security. Based on extensive, original ethnographic research, this book examines the situation of asylum seekers in Hong Kong and offers a narrative of their experiences related to internal and external borders, the performance of border crossing and asylum politics in the context of the global city... Read more...

  7. Applied Police Research

    Challenges and opportunities
    Edited by Ella Cockbain and Johannes Knutsson

    Remarkably little has been written about the theory and practice of applied police research, despite growing demand for evidence in crime prevention. Designed to fill this gap, this book offers a valuable new resource. It contains a carefully curated selection of contributions from some of the world's leading applied police researchers. Together, the authors have almost 300 years of relevant experience across three continents... Read more...

  8. The Routledge Guide to Working in Criminal Justice

    Employability skills and careers in the Criminal Justice sector
    By Ester Ragonese, Anne Rees, Jo Ives and Terry Dray

    Every year thousands of people compete for employment in the UK. Employability and the ability to demonstrate the skills, attributes and behaviours required in a full-time job have become integral to securing employment and developing a career. This book aims to offer a one-stop guide to becoming employable and to careers in the Criminal Justice Sector and beyond... Read more...

  9. Bourdieu’s Theory of Social Fields

    Concepts and Applications
    Edited by Mathieu Hilgers and Eric Mangez

    Bourdieu’s theory of social fields is one of his key contributions to social sciences and humanities. However, it has never been subjected to genuine critical examination. This book fills that gap and offers a clear and wide-ranging introduction to the theory. It includes a critical discussion of its methodology and relevance in different subject areas in the social sciences and humanities... Read more...

  10. Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class, and Gender

    Edited by Shirley A. Jackson

    This book chronicles the development, growth, history, impact, and future direction of race, gender, and class studies from a multidisciplinary perspective. The research in this subfield has been wide-ranging, including works in sociology, gender studies, anthropology, political science, social policy, history, and public health. As a result, the interdisciplinary nature of race, gender, and class and its ability to reach a large audience has been part of its appeal... Read more...

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