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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Rise of the Joyful Economy

    Artistic invention and economic growth from Brunelleschi to Murakami

    By Michael Hutter

    This book argues for the increasing importance of the arts as a major resource in fuelling growth through the experiential dimension of today’s economy. As we move from the knowledge economy to a new stage called the joyful economy, consumers shift their spending from physical objects and technical...

    To Be Published March 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Regression Analysis for the Social Sciences

    2nd Edition

    By Rachel A. Gordon

    Provides graduate students in the social sciences with the basic skills they need to estimate, interpret, present, and publish basic regression models using contemporary standards. Key features of the book include: •interweaving the teaching of statistical concepts with examples developed for...

    To Be Published March 8th 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...

    To Be Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Reclaiming Democracy

    Judgment, Responsibility and the Right to Politics

    Edited by Albena Azmanova, Mihaela Mihai

    Series: Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

    Democracy is in shambles economically and politically. The recent economic meltdown in Europe and the U.S. has substituted democratic deliberation with technocratic decisions. In Athens, Madrid, Lisbon, New York, Pittsburgh or Istanbul, protesters have denounced the incapacity and unwillingness of...

    To Be Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Community-Based Research on LGBT Aging

    Edited by Brian De Vries, Catherine F. Croghan

    The study of LGBT aging is in its infancy. In the absence of federal data on this often hidden population, community groups and organizations from across the country have taken it upon themselves to understand and assess the needs of this first cohort to reach later life in a time of LGBT public...

    To Be Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Criminology

    Edited by Heith Copes, J. Mitchell Miller

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Despite illustrious origins dating to the 1920s, qualitative crime research has long been overshadowed by quantitative inquiry. After decades of limited use, there has been a notable resurgence in crime ethnography, naturalistic inquiry, and related forms of fieldwork addressing crime and related...

    To Be Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Science and Democracy

    Making Knowledge and Making Power in the Biosciences and Beyond

    Edited by Stephen Hilgartner, Clark Miller, Rob Hagendijk

    Series: Genetics and Society

    In the life sciences and beyond, new developments in science and technology and the creation of new social orders go hand in hand. In short, science and society are simultaneously and reciprocally coproduced and changed. Scientific research not only produces new knowledge and technological systems...

    To Be Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Social Rights and Human Welfare

    By Hartley Dean

    An essential introduction to rights-based approaches in social policy, this text critically explores how social rights underpin human wellbeing. It discusses social rights as rights of citizenship in developed welfare states and as an essential component within the international human rights and...

    To Be Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Women and Sharia Law in Northern Indonesia

    Local Women's NGOs and the Reform of Islamic Law in Aceh

    By Dina Afrianty

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book examines the life of women in the Indonesian province of Aceh, where Islamic law was introduced in 1999. It outlines how women have had to face the formalisation of conservative understandings of sharia law in regulations and new state institutions over the last decade or so, how they...

    To Be Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  10. HIV/AIDS Policies and Their Impact on Women

    Edited by Josephine Allen, Andrea Parrot

    Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

    HIV/AIDS policies have significantly disproportionate, serious, and sometimes fatal consequences for women globally. Drawing on case studies from the United States, China, Poland, Uganda, Namibia, South Africa, India, New Zealand, and Jamaica, this edited volume examines policies that contribute to...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge