To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge
A Marxist Perspective
This book offers an original Marxist critique of the football business. It argues that the Marxist account of the difference between profits and surplus value is crucial to an understanding of the fluid and contradictory nature of the commodification of football. Section one analyses the nature of...
To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge
The Dragon’s Learning Curve
Series: Global Institutions
This comprehensive new work offers a systematic analysis of growing Chinese engagement in global governance institutions during the past three decades. During this period, Chinese have gone from outsiders to observers to active participants in just about every realm of governance. However, there is...
To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge
Risk, Citizenship and Welfare Regimes
This book is the first comprehensive international overview of maternity services. Drawing on concepts of risk and social citizenship, it explores the relationship between welfare regimes and health policy by comparing and contrasting provision for childbearing women. Each substantive chapter...
To Be Published January 20th 2015 by Routledge
Influences and Actions
This new collection of essays by a panel of established international scholars sheds new light on what some of those influences were and what actions were taken as a result of Britain's Far Eastern commitments. Not only are new evidence and approaches to those issues addressed presented, but new...
To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge
European National football came together in the summer of 2012 for the 14th occasion. This book sets out to examine the enduring social tensions between supporters and authorities, as well as those between local, national and European identities, which formed the backdrop to the 14th staging of the...
To Be Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge
Series: Strategy and History
This volume charts how the national strategic needs of the United States of America and Great Britain created a "parallel but not joint" relationship towards the Far East as the crisis in that region evolved from 1933-39. In short, it is a look at the relationship shared between the two nations...
Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge
Women's Writing and Geocultural Space in Early Twentieth-Century U.S. Literature and Culture
Recently, literary critics and some historians have argued that to use the language of separate spheres is to "mistake fiction for reality." However, the tendency in this criticism is to ignore the work of feminist political theorists who argue that a range of ideologies of the public and private...
Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge
The History of a Lesbian Community, 2nd Edition
Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold traces the evolution of the lesbian community in Buffalo, New York from the mid-1930s up to the early 1960s. Drawing upon the oral histories of 45 women, it is the first comprehensive history of a working-class lesbian community. These poignant and complex stories...
Published May 27th 2014 by Routledge
Gender, Ethnicity, and Citizenship in the Classical City
Many of the women whose names are known to history from Classical Athens were metics or immigrants, linked in the literature with assumptions of being ‘sexually exploitable.’ Despite recent scholarship on women in Athens beyond notions of the ‘citizen wife’ and the ‘common prostitute,’ the...
Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge