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New and Published Books

  1. International Judicial Institutions

    The architecture of international justice at home and abroad, 2nd Edition

    By Richard J. Goldstone, Adam M. Smith

    Series: Global Institutions

    This fully-updated and much expanded second edition provides a much needed, short and accessible introduction to the current debates in international humanitarian law. Written by a former UN Chief Prosecutor and a leading international law expert, this book analyses the legal and political...

    Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Knowing New Biotechnologies

    Social Aspects of Technological Convergence

    Edited by Matthias Wienroth, Eugénia Rodrigues

    Series: Genetics and Society

    The areas of personal genomics and citizen science draw on – and bring together – different cultures of producing and managing knowledge and meaning. They also cross local and global boundaries, are subjects and objects of transformation and mobility of research practices, evaluation and...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Affective Economies, Neoliberalism, and Governmentality

    Edited by Anne-Marie D'Aoust

    Advanced capitalism is characterized by a level of symbolic production that not only results in a dematerialization of labor, but also increasingly relies on highly emotional components, ranging from consumption desire to workforce management. Feelings as varied as love, anger, and desire are...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Challenges of Constructing Legitimacy in Peacebuilding

    Afghanistan, Iraq, Sierra Leone, and East Timor

    By Daisaku Higashi

    Series: Global Institutions

    Peacebuilding is a critical issue in world politics. Surprisingly, however, there has not been a full examination of concrete policies and implementation strategies to generate legitimacy in "host states" by either international relations (IR) theorists or practitioners. The objective of this book...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Queer Sex Work

    Edited by Mary Laing, Katy Pilcher, Nicola Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    Sex work is a subject of significant contestation across academic disciplines, as well as within legal, medical, moral, feminist, political and socio-cultural discourses. A large body of research exists, but much of this focuses on the sale of sex by women to men and ignores other performances,...

    Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. American Media and the Memory of World War II

    By Debra Ramsay

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    For three generations of Americans, World War II has been a touchstone for the understanding of conflict and of America’s role in global affairs. But if World War II helped shape the perception of war for Americans, American media in turn shape the understanding and memory of World War II....

    Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Work and Livelihoods in Times of Crisis

    History, Ethnography, Models

    Edited by Victoria Goddard, Susana Narotzky

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    This volume presents a global range of ethnographic case studies to explore the ways in which - in the context of the restructuring of industrial work, the ongoing financial crisis, and the surge in unemployment and precarious employment - local and global actors engage with complex social...

    Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Unequal Europe

    Social Divisions in an Old Continent

    By James Wickham

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    A penetrating new study about what Europe means today, showing how 9/11 was a brief moment of trans-Atlantic solidarity that lit up the international scene, but was quick to fade. This book is about the rift that existed before this historic juncture and has developed ...

    Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. An Introduction to Gender and Economics

    Foundations, Concepts and Policies

    By Nicky Pouw, A. Haroon Akram-Lodhi

    This book is designed for courses relating gender to the economy. Its purpose is to enable readers to get a clear and concise understanding of the gendered character of the economy and of economic policy. In order to comprehensively do this, the book encompasses: - the micro level of agency,...

    Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental Change

    Edited by Stephanie Buechler, Anne-Marie S. Hanson

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    This edited volume explores how a feminist political ecology framework can bring fresh insights to the study of rural and urban livelihoods dependent on vulnerable rivers, lakes, watersheds, wetlands and coastal environments. Bringing together political ecologists and feminist scholars from...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge