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  1. Social Class, Gender and Exclusion from School

    By Jean Kane

    Rising exclusion rates indicate the continuing marginalisation of many young people in education in the UK. Working-class boys, children living in poverty, and children with additional/special educational needs are among those experiencing a disproportionate rate of exclusion. This book traces the...

    Published August 24th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Sport, Theory and Social Problems

    A Critical Introduction

    By Eric Anderson

    What impact does sport have on the lives of ordinary people? How does sport help to perpetuate inequalities in society? What can social theory tell us about the role of sport in society? At their origin competitive sports were institutionalized in Western cultures for the privilege of white,...

    Published June 16th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Multiracial Americans and Social Class

    The Influence of Social Class on Racial Identity

    Edited by Kathleen Odell Korgen

    As the racial hierarchy shifts and inequality between Americans widens, it is important to understand the impact of social class on the rapidly growing multiracial population. Multiracial Americans and Social Class is the first book on multiracial Americans to do so and fills a noticeable void in a...

    Published April 20th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Young People, Class and Place

    Edited by Robert MacDonald, Tracy Shildrick, Shane Blackman

    Under the weight of apparently growing consumer affluence, globalisation and post-modern social theory, many have proclaimed the declining significance of social class and place to young people’s lives – and for social science. Drawing upon new, empirically grounded, theoretically innovative...

    Published February 21st 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Myth of the Russian Intelligentsia

    Old Intellectuals in the New Russia

    By Inna Kochetkova

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    Russia is one of the few countries in the world where intellectuals existed as a social group and shared a unique social identity. This book focuses on one of the most important and influential groups of Russian intellectuals - the 1960s generation of shestidesyatniki - often considered the...

    Published December 20th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Culture, Class, Distinction

    By Tony Bennett, Mike Savage, Elizabeth Bortolaia Silva, Alan Warde, Modesto Gayo-Cal, David Wright

    Series: CRESC

    Culture, Class, Distinction is major contribution to international debates regarding the role of cultural capital in relation to modern forms of inequality. Drawing on a national study of the organisation of cultural practices in contemporary Britain, the authors review Bourdieu’s...

    Published August 16th 2009 by Routledge

  7. The Elements of Social Justice (Routledge Revivals)

    By L. T. Hobhouse

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1922, this title written by L. T. Hobhouse, British politician and one of the leading theorists of Social Liberalism, is a seminal work concerning the social application of ethical principles for the common good. The object of the book is to show that social and...

    Published July 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  8. We Are Not Garbage!

    The Homeless Movement in Tokyo, 1994-2002

    By Miki Hasegawa

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    This book offers a full history of a homeless movement in Tokyo that lasted nearly a decade. It shows how homeless people and their external supporters in the city combined their scarce resources to generate and sustain the movement. The study advocates a more nuanced analysis of movement gains to...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Max Weber and the Dispute over Reason and Value

    By Stephen P. Turner, Regis A. Factor

    The problem of the nature of values and the relation between values and rationality is one of the defining issues of twentieth-century thought and Max Weber was one of the defining figures in the debate. In this book, Turner and Factor consider the development of the dispute over Max Weber's...

    Published March 8th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Contextualizing Homelessness

    Critical Theory, Homelessness, and Federal Policy Addressing the Homeless

    By Kenneth Kyle

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    This project employs three different disciplinary approaches--social constructionism, policy analysis, and rhetorical analysis--as a first step toward a critical theory of homelessness....

    Published March 5th 2009 by Routledge