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Routledge Advances in Sociology

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101-110 of 131 results in Routledge Advances in Sociology
  1. Latin America and Contemporary Modernity

    A Sociological Interpretation

    By José Maurício Domingues

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    In this book, renowned author José Maurício Domingues places Latin America within the third phase of global modern civilization and offers a general theoretical approach to contemporary Latin America. He sees modernity as configured by episodic modernizing moves which, when counting on strong...

    Published December 8th 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Role of Religion in Modern Societies

    Edited by Detlef Pollack, Daniel V.A. Olson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Does modernization lead to the decline of religion? This question lies at the centre of a key debate in the sociology of religion. During the past decade American scholars, using primarily American data, have dominated this debate and have made a strong case that the answer to this question is no....

    Published December 8th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Cohabitation, Family & Society

    By Tiziana Nazio

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This book deals with the process of the diffusion of cohabitation in Europe and discusses its impact upon fundamental changes in family formation. It makes use of highly dynamic statistical modelling that takes into account both changes occurring along the life course (individuals’ biographies) and...

    Published December 8th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Feminism, Domesticity and Popular Culture

    Edited by Stacy Gillis, Joanne Hollows

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The relationship between feminism and domesticity has recently come in for renewed interest in popular culture. This collection makes an intervention into the debates surrounding feminism’s contentious relationship with domesticity and domestic femininities in popular culture. It offers an...

    Published July 28th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Queer Political Performance and Protest

    By Benjamin Shepard

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    From the birth of the Gay Liberation through the rise of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) in 1987, the global justice movement in 1994, the largest day of antiwar protest in world history in February 2003, the Republican National Convention protests in August 2004, and the massive...

    Published July 14th 2011 by Routledge

  6. European Integration as an Elite Process

    The Failure of a Dream?

    By Max Haller

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Max Haller's impressive book presents an analysis of the process of European integration which keeps the relation between elites and citizens at the forefront. It is shown on the basis of new empirical data (surveys, interviews, analyses of documents and biographies) that European...

    Published May 5th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Cosmopolitan Spaces

    Europe, Globalization, Theory

    By Chris Rumford

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Cosmopolitan Spaces: Europe, Globalization, Theory endeavors a highly innovative reading of both globalization theory and contemporary European transformations. Interpreting cosmopolitanism as a politics of space, Rumford positions his analysis at the intersection of two exciting...

    Published May 4th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Exploring the Networked Worlds of Popular Music

    Milieux Cultures

    By Peter Webb

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This book provides an `insider’ view of worlds of popular music. It shows the relationship between music, creativity, ideas and localities by looking at cities, independents, genre, globalization and musician’s relationships with each other. Webb examines groups of musicians, audiences and...

    Published April 7th 2010 by Routledge

  9. People and Societies

    Rom Harré and Designing the Social Sciences

    Edited by Luk van Langenhove

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Rom Harré has pushed the boundaries of our thinking about people and societies and has challenged the orthodox philosophy of science and social psychology. His countless books and articles have inspired generations of scholars in philosophy, psychology, linguistics, cognitive science and social...

    Published March 8th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Rave Culture and Religion

    Edited by Graham St John

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The collection provides insights on developments in post-traditional religiosity (especially 'New Age' and 'Neo-Paganism') through studies of rave's Gnostic narratives of ascensionism and re-enchantment, explorations of the embodied spirituality and millennialist predispositions of dance culture,...

    Published May 20th 2009 by Routledge