Deconstructions and reconstructions of biology and care
The convergence of dramatic declines in birth rates worldwide, aside from sub-Saharan Africa, the rise of untrammelled global movement of capital, people and information, and the rapid-fire dissemination of a host of new medical technologies has led to the "globalization of motherhood". This book...
Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge
Labour, Mobility and Sexual Services
Sex work has always attracted policy, public and prurient interest. Currently, legal frameworks in developed countries range from prohibition, through partial legalisation to active regulation. Globalisation has increased women’s mobility between developing and developed countries at the same time...
Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge
Buying, Making, Producing Family Life in the 21st Century
Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology
This book explores contemporary families as sites of consumption, examining the changing contexts of family life, where new forms of family are altering how family life is practised and produced, and addressing key social issues – childhood obesity, alchohol and drug addiction, social...
Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge