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Forthcoming Books

  1. Black Politics after the Civil Rights Revolution

    By Dianne Pinderhughes

    Black Politics after the Civil Rights Revolution brings together three decades of hard-to-find essays by influential scholar Dianne Pinderhughes. The essays provide a window into the institutional, political, and policy developments in African American politics in the post civil rights era....

    To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Sexual Violence and Political Transitions

    Tracing Shifting Meanings and Functions of Rape

    By Louise du Toit

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This volume explores the meanings, nature and function of rape during political transitions, showing that high levels of sexual violence directed mainly against women and children during war-time normally do not cease or dissipate after the end of formal hostilities, and that post-conflict...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Benoy Kumar Sarkar

    Restoring the Nation to the World

    By Satadru Sen

    Series: Pathfinders

    This work locates Benoy Kumar Sarkar, one of the foremost Indian sociologists, within the intellectual history of modern India. It shows how Sarkar was instrumental in constructing the idea of a national identity, and engages with his views on nationalism, masculinity, the nation-state, and their...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge India

  4. Childhood

    Second edition, 2nd Edition

    By Chris Jenks

    Series: Key Ideas

    In this book Chris Jenks looks at what the ways in which we construct our image of childhood can tell us about ourselves. After a general discussion of the social construction of childhood, the book is structured around three examples of the way the image of the child is played out in society: the...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Gene, the Clinic, and the Family

    Diagnosing Dysmorphology, Reviving Medical Dominance

    By Joanna Latimer

    Series: Genetics and Society

    While some theorists argue that medicine is caught in a relentless process of ‘geneticization’ and others offer a thesis of biomedicalization, there is still little research that explores how these effects are accomplished in practice. Joanna Latimer, whose groundbreaking ethnography on acute...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Gender and Radical Politics in India

    Magic Moments of Naxalbari (1967-1975)

    By Mallarika Sinha Roy

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asian History

    The Naxalbari movement marks a significant moment in the postcolonial history of India. Beginning as an armed peasant uprising in 1967 under the leadership of radical communists, the movement was inspired by the Marxist-Leninist theory of revolution and involved a significant section of the...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Radical Traditions in Education in the 21st Century

    The Long Goodbye?

    By Ken Jones

    For much of the twentieth century, education was powerfully if never decisively shaped by the activities of social and political movements. Covering a range of issues – from classroom practice to policy agenda - this book traces the impact of such movements on educational practice. It also...

    To Be Published January 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Social Inequalities (Re)formed

    Consulting pupils about learning

    By Madeleine Arnot, Diane Reay

    The increasing international interest in pupil consultation has been partly fuelled by the encouragement of personalised/individualised learning strategies and the involvement of pupils in their learning. Drawing on an in-depth study which consulted eight to fourteen year old pupils from...

    To Be Published January 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Gender, Violence, and Law

    By Melanie Randall

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    The law has been the major site of advocacy, reform efforts and social change in relation to a variety of complex social problems. Gendered violence is one of them. After nearly three decades of advocacy and law reform, what can we understand about current legal responses to, and engagement with,...

    To Be Published January 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Bridge Employment

    A Research Handbook

    Edited by Carlos-María Alcover, Gabriela Topa, Emma Parry, Franco Fraccaroli, Marco Depolo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

    With the long-term trend toward earlier retirement slowing, and the majority of older workers remaining in employment up to and beyond statutory retirement age, it is increasingly important that we understand how to react to these changes. Bridge employment patterns and activities have changed...

    To Be Published January 2nd 2015 by Routledge