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  1. Obama and Race

    History, Culture, Politics

    Edited by Richard H King

    In this collection, academics from both sides of the Atlantic analyze the confluence of a politician, a process, and a problem - Barack Obama, the 2008 US presidential election, and the 'problem' of race in contemporary America. The special focus falls upon Barack Obama himself, who...

    Published November 9th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Social Failures of EU Enlargement

    A Case of Workers Voting with their Feet

    By Guglielmo Meardi

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    Is the EU enlargement the success EU institutions proclaim? Based on fifteen years of fieldwork research across Central and Eastern Europe and on migrants in the UK and Germany, this book provides a less glittering answer. The EU has betrayed hopes of social cohesion: social regulations have been...

    Published October 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  3. Rights of Passage

    Sidewalks and the Regulation of Public Flow

    By Nicholas Blomley

    Series: Social Justice

    Rights of Passage: Sidewalks and the Regulation of Public Flow documents a powerful and under-researched form of urban governance that focuses on pedestrian flow. This logic, which Nicholas Blomley terms 'pedestrianism', values public space not in terms of its aesthetic merits, or its success in...

    Published October 5th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge International Handbook of Globalization Studies

    Edited by Bryan S. Turner

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    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 demographic, economic,...

    Published July 20th 2011 by Routledge

  5. A History of Europe (Routledge Revivals)

    From the Invasions to the XVI Century

    By Henri Pirenne

    First published in 1939, this is a reissue of Henri Pirenne's extremely popular and influential history of Europe in the middle ages. It begins with the Barbarian and Musulman invasions in the fifth century AD, which signalled the end of the Roman world in the West, and&...

    Published March 13th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Social Struggles in the Middle Ages (Routledge Revivals)

    By Max Beer

    First published in 1924, Max Beer's work comprises the history of social thought from the fourth to the fourteenth century. He considers in detail the heretical social movement and the story is brought up to the period of the peasants' wars and the social struggles in the towns, which...

    Published March 13th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Socialism the Active Utopia (Routledge Revivals)

    By Zygmunt Bauman

    Rather than contributing to the long-standing discussion about the characteristics of the society that socialism proposes to establish, this Routledge Revival, initially published in 1976, aims to explore the impact of the ‘living utopia’ of socialism on the development of modern society. It...

    Published January 6th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Critics of Society (Routledge Revivals)

    Radical Thoughts in North America

    By Tom B. Bottomore

    First published in 1967, this essay in the interpretation of radical social thought deals mainly with the radical theorists rather than the doctrines of social and political movements, but makes an exception in an important discussion of the new radicalism of the 1960s. The author's main concern is...

    Published January 6th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Leisure and Class in Victorian England

    Rational recreation and the contest for control, 1830-1885

    By Peter Bailey

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 1st 2010 by Routledge

  10. Postmodernized Simmel

    By Deena Weinstein, Michael Weinstein

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Originally published in 1993, this book opens a new and major line of interpretation, showing that Georg Simmel is the essential sociologist of the postmodern age. The authors trace the important contributions that Simmel's writings can make to current studies of intellectual ethics, textual...

    Published November 30th 2010 by Routledge