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  1. The History of Migration in Europe

    Perspectives from Economics, Politics and Sociology

    Edited by Francesca Fauri

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The History of Migration in Europe belies several myths by arguing, for example, that immobility has not been the "normal" condition of people before the modern era. Migration (far from being an income-maximizing choice taken by lone individuals) is often a household strategy, and local wages...

    To Be Published October 6th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Thinking Critically About Happiness

    By Jordan McKenzie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Building on the established research on the sociology of emotion and affect, this book provides an introduction to the sociology of happiness with a distinct focus on the analysis of macro level social processes. Addressing the key debates, themes, and perspectives in happiness research with a...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Gabriel Tarde

    Two Essays

    Edited by Matei Candea

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The recent surge of interest in nineteenth century sociologist Gabriel Tarde, fuelled in the English-speaking world primarily by second-hand discussions of his work, has produced and will continue to produce a broad demand for full English language versions of the author’s key texts. The...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Public Indecency in England 1857-1960

    'A Serious and Growing Evil’

    By David J Cox, Kim Stevenson, Candida Harris, Judith Rowbotham

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    Throughout the nineteenth century and twentieth century, various attempts were made to define and control problematic behaviour by use of the somewhat nebulous concept of ‘indecency’ by legal and legislative means, though remarkably public indecency remains a much under-researched aspect and period...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Drinking Water: A Socio-economic Analysis of Historical and Societal Variation

    By Mark Harvey

    In this fascinating and challenging work, the author analyses the way water for drinking is produced, distributed, owned, acquired, and consumed in contrasting ways in different settings. From the taken-for-granted, all-purpose water, flowing out of taps in advanced economies to extreme...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Genealogies of Emotions, Intimacies, and Desire

    Theories of Changes in Emotional Regimes from Medieval Society to Late Modernity

    By Ann Brooks

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    This book traces changes in emotional regimes from medieval society to late modernity, in particular exploring the role of intimacy as a driver of emotions. It conducts a systematic study of key conceptual frameworks developed by theorists in understanding the relationship between emotional...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Race and the Origins of American Neoliberalism

    By Randolph Hohle

    Series: Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

    This book explores the relation between race and neoliberalism in the US, arguing that the origins of neoliberalism in the US are rooted in the constellation of cultural, political, and economic developments in the white response to the black civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s....

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. An Introduction to Chinese Sociology

    By Xiaogang Wu

    This book starts with a description of the development of Chinese sociology since its re-establishment in 1979, and links it to the broad historical contexts of China's economic transitions. It then moves on to provide an introduction to Chinese sociological thinking, including the main...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Identity and Memory in Post-Soviet Central Asia

    By Timur Dadabaev

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    Central Asian states have experienced a number of historical changes that have challenged their traditional societies and lifestyles. The most significant changes occurred as a result of the revolution in 1917 and 1918, the incorporation of the region into the Soviet Union, and gaining independence...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge International Handbook of Globalization Studies

    Second edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Bryan S Turner

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The second edition of the Routledge International Handbook of Globalization Studies offers students clear and informed chapters on the history of globalization and key theories that have considered the causes and consequences of the globalization process. There are substantive sections looking at...

    To Be Published August 30th 2015 by Routledge

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