Skip to Content

Book Series

Routledge Advances in Sociology

This series presents cutting-edge developments and debates within the field of sociology. It provides a broad range of case studies and the latest theoretical perspectives, while covering a variety of topics, theories and issues from around the world. It is not confined to any particular school of thought.

New and Published Books

61-70 of 140 results in Routledge Advances in Sociology
  1. Irish Insanity

    1800–2000

    Edited by Damien Brennan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The national public asylum system in Ireland was established during the early nineteenth century and continued to operate up to the close of the twentieth century. These asylums / mental hospitals were a significant physical and social feature of Irish communities. They were used intensively and...

    Published July 16th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Emotion and Social Structures

    The Affective Foundations of Social Order

    By Christian von Scheve

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The past decades have seen significant advances in the sociological understanding of human emotion. Sociology has shown how culture and society shape our emotions and how emotions contribute to micro- and macro-social processes. At the same time, the behavioral sciences have made progress in...

    Published June 30th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Undocumented Workers' Transitions

    Legal Status, Migration, and Work in Europe

    By Sonia McKay, Eugenia Markova, Anna Paraskevopoulou

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This book explores how immigration laws, while aimed at discouraging undocumented migration, actually sustain it. It documents the circumstances that have caused previously documented migrants to become undocumented and explores the impact of their changing status on their families and on their own...

    Published June 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Children in Crisis

    Ethnographic Studies in International Contexts

    Edited by Manata Hashemi, Martín Sánchez-Jankowski

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This volume brings together ethnographers conducting research on children living in crisis situations in both developing and developed regions, taking a cross-cultural approach that spans different cities in the global North and South to provide insight and analyses into the lifeworlds of their...

    Published June 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Digital Divide

    The Internet and Social Inequality in International Perspective

    Edited by Massimo Ragnedda, Glenn W. Muschert

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This book provides an in-depth comparative analysis of inequality and the stratification of the digital sphere. Grounded in classical sociological theories of inequality, as well as empirical evidence, this book defines ‘the digital divide’ as the unequal access and utility of internet...

    Published June 4th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Longings and Limits of Global Citizenship Education

    The Moral Pedagogy of Schooling in a Cosmopolitan Age

    By Jeffrey S. Dill

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    As the world seemingly gets smaller and smaller, schools around the globe are focusing their attention on expanding the consciousness and competencies of their students to prepare them for the conditions of globalization. Global citizenship education is rapidly growing in popularity because it...

    Published June 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Racism, Governance, and Public Policy

    Beyond Human Rights

    By Katy Sian, Ian Law, S. Sayyid

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This book presents a new framing of policy debates on the question of racism through a discursive critique of contemporary issues and contexts, drawing on a program of new European research carried out between 2010 and 2013, with a central focus on the UK. This includes analysis of the discursive...

    Published June 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Play, Creativity, and Social Movements

    If I Can't Dance, It’s Not My Revolution

    By Benjamin Shepard

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    As we play, we step away from stark reality to conjure up new possibilities for the present and our common future. Today, a new cohort of social activists are using it to create social change and reinvent democratic social relations. In contrast to work or routine, play must be free. To the extent...

    Published May 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Social Sustainability

    A Multilevel Approach to Social Inclusion

    Edited by Veronica Dujon, Jesse Dillard, Eileen M. Brennan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    How can we raise the standard of living of the world’s poor and maintain high levels of social health and well-being in the developed world, while simultaneously reducing the environmental damage wrought by human activity? The social dimension of sustainability is becoming recognized as a necessary...

    Published April 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Changing Gay Male Identities

    By Andrew J. Cooper

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    As the world changes, so sexual identities are changing. In a context of globalisation, mass communication and technological advances, individuals find themselves able to make lifestyle choices in new and different ways. In this increasingly confusing world, sociologists have argued that identities...

    Published April 3rd 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Tocqueville's Virus: Utopia and Dystopia in Western Social and Political Thought
    By Mark Featherstone
    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  2. Language, Identity and Conflict: A Comparative Study of Language in Ethnic Conflict in Europe and Eurasia
    By Diarmait Mac Giolla Chríost
    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  3. Atoms, Bytes and Genes: Public Resistance and Techno-Scientific Responses
    By Martin W. Bauer
    To Be Published November 3rd 2014
  4. Ideology and the Fight Against Human Trafficking
    By Reyhan Atasü-Topcuo─člu
    To Be Published November 6th 2014
  5. Social Cohesion and Immigration in Europe and North America: Mechanisms, Conditions, and Causality
    Edited by Ruud Koopmans, Bram Lancee, Merlin Schaeffer
    To Be Published November 17th 2014
  6. Digital Publics: Cultural Political Economy, Financialisation and Creative Organisational Politics
    By John Michael Roberts
    To Be Published November 24th 2014
  7. Reproductive Tourism in the United States: Creating Family in the Mother Country
    By Lauren Jade Martin
    To Be Published December 17th 2014
  8. Rethinking Serial Murder, Spree Killing, and Atrocities: Beyond the Usual Distinctions
    By Robert Shanafelt, Nathan W. Pino
    To Be Published December 21st 2014
  9. The Re-Use of Urban Ruins: Atmospheric Inquiries of the City
    By Hanna Katharina Göbel
    To Be Published December 22nd 2014
  10. Researching the Powerful: Public Sociology in Action
    Edited by David Miller, Lucy Brown, William Dinan, Ludek Stavinoha
    To Be Published January 14th 2015

Search for Book Series