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  1. From Civil Partnership to Same-Sex Marriage

    Interdisciplinary Reflections

    Edited by Nicola Barker, Daniel Monk

    The Civil Partnership Act 2004 and the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 are important legal, social and historical landmarks, rich in symbolic, material and cultural meanings. While fiercely opposed by many, within mainstream narratives they are often represented as a victory in a legal reform...

    To Be Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Crowds in the 21st Century

    Perspectives from contemporary social science

    Edited by John Drury, Clifford Stott

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Social Science

    Crowds in the 21st Century presents the latest theory and research on crowd events and crowd behaviour from across a range of social sciences, including psychology, sociology, law, and communication studies. Whether describing the language of the crowd in protest events, measuring the ability of...

    To Be Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Youth Street Gangs

    A critical appraisal

    By David C. Brotherton

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    Gangs have been heavily pathologized in the last several decades. In comparison to the pioneering Chicago School's work on gangs in the 1920s we have moved away from a humanistic appraisal of and sensitivity toward the phenomenon and have allowed the gang to become a highly plastic folk devil...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Education, Social Background and Cognitive Ability

    The decline of the social

    By Gary N. Marks

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Are socioeconomic inequalities in education declining? Is socioeconomic background becoming less important for people’s occupational class or status? How important is cognitive ability for education and later occupational outcomes? How do countries differ in the importance of socioeconomic...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. International Migration and Ethnic Relations

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Magnus Dahlstedt, Anders Neergaard

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Each day, in so many aspects of daily life, we are reminded of the significance of migration and ethnicity. This book is a critical contribution to the understanding of the phenomena of migration and ethnicity, from a Swedish vantage point looking outwards towards a European context. It presents...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. European Citizenship and Social Integration in the European Union

    By Jürgen Gerhards, Holger Lengfeld

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Since 2008, the European Union has been affected by one of the most severe crises in the history of Europe. This book builds on the work of Jürgen Habermas to answer the key question: is Europe strong enough to overcome the recent crisis? Arguing that recovery can only take place if the citizens of...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 'Antisemitism, Racism and Islamophobia

    Distorted Faces of Modernity

    Edited by Christine Achinger, Robert Fine

    The growing threat of antisemitism, racism and Islamophobia within the European political landscape poses urgent and difficult questions. These questions concern both commonalities and connections between these forms of prejudice and persecution, and differences regarding their discursive functions...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Crime, Policing and Place

    Essays in Environmental Criminology

    Edited by David Evans, Nicholas Fyfe

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Affirmative Action and Black Entrepreneurship

    By Thomas D Boston

    This volume isolates the cause of continuing disparities not only between blacks and whites, but amongst blacks as well. Key factors discussed include the current state of the economy the influence of public policies, the persistence of urban poverty, economic opportunities, changes in family and...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Diversity in Europe

    Dilemnas of differential treatment in theory and practice

    Edited by Gideon Calder, Emanuela Ceva

    From bans on religious symbols in public spaces, to the provision of abortion by doctors, recent cases across Europe have highlighted acute dilemmas about how best to respond to the claims of individuals or groups feeling that their values or beliefs are not treated fairly by the law. Diversity in...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge