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  1. Routledge Handbook of Cultural Gerontology

    Edited by Julia Twigg, Wendy Martin

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Later years are changing under the impact of demographic, social and cultural shifts. No longer confined to the sphere of social welfare, they are now studied within a wider cultural framework that encompasses new experiences and new modes of being. Drawing on influences from the arts and...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Global Beauty Industry

    By Meeta Rani Jha

    Series: Framing 21st Century Social Issues

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Gender, Sex, and Politics

    In the Streets and Between the Sheets in the 21st Century

    Edited by Shira Tarrant

    To Be Published August 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Researching Embodied Sport

    Exploring movement cultures

    Edited by Ian Wellard

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Despite a growing interest in the sociology of the body, there has to date been a lack of scholarly work addressing the body in the context of sport. Researching Embodied Sport explores the political, social and cultural significance of embodied approaches to the study of sport, explains how...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Identity Troubles

    An Introduction

    By Anthony Elliott

    Identity Troubles: An Introduction provides a wide-ranging, accessible and critical introduction to theories of identity in the social sciences and humanities. The book explores transformations affecting our personal, professional, cultural, sexual and racial identities – and develops new ideas and...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Gender, Sport and Ethics

    The Case of Caster Semenya

    Edited by Sandy Montanola, Aurelie Olivesi

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    After the young South African athlete Caster Semenya won the 800m title at the 2009 World Championships she was obliged to undergo gender testing and was withdrawn, for a time, from international competition. Her case became a cause célèbre and represents a rich, multi-layered example of the...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Law, Philosophy and Ecology

    Exploring Re-Embodiments

    Edited by Ruth Thomas-Pellicer, Vito De Lucia, Sian Sullivan

    Series: Law, Justice and Ecology

    This book explores the failure of established institutions to challenge the categorical centrality of ‘Western Man’ to modernity. This failure can be linked to a fundamental tension between the tired assumptions of modernism and the urgent needs of a complex age characterized by eco-crises: a...

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Sexuality

    4th Edition

    By Jeffrey Weeks

    Series: Key Ideas

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Criminology of Pleasure

    By Mike McGuire, Simon Hallsworth

    The Criminology of Pleasure offers a new way of thinking about crime and crime control, as it maintains that the very rationale of the criminal justice system lies in the channelling of desire and regulating of pleasure. Criminology has only confronted the importance of the desire/pleasure...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish

  10. Bodily Exchanges, Bioethics and Border Crossing

    Perspectives on Giving, Selling and Sharing Bodies

    Edited by Erik Malmqvist, Kristin Zeiler

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Medical therapy, research and technology enable us to make our bodies, or parts of them, available to others in an increasing number of ways. This is the case in organ, tissue, egg and sperm donation as well as in surrogate motherhood and clinical research. Bringing together leading scholars...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

Recently Published Books

  1. Disability, Health, and Happiness in the Shakespearean Body
    Edited by Sujata Iyengar
    Published December 23rd 2014
  2. Gender, Women and the Arab Spring
    Edited by Andrea Khalil
    Published December 5th 2014
  3. Modern Sports in Asia: Cultural Perspectives
    Edited by Younghan Cho, Charles Leary
    Published November 28th 2014
  4. Suicide in Sri Lanka: The Anthropology of an Epidemic
    By Tom Widger
    Published November 21st 2014
  5. Pierre Bourdieu and Physical Culture
    Edited by lisahunter, Wayne Smith, elke emerald
    Published November 18th 2014

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