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  1. Gender Trouble Makers

    Education and Empowerment in Nepal

    By Jennifer Rothchild

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    International development efforts aimed at improving girls’ lives and education have been well-intended, somewhat effective, but ultimately short-sighted and incomplete. This is because international development efforts often operate under a reductive understanding of the term 'gender' and how it...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Formal and Informal Work

    The Hidden Work Regime in Europe

    Edited by Birgit Pfau-Effinger, Lluis Flaquer, Per H. Jensen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Informal work – family care, voluntary work, and undeclared or unregulated work – is a critical form of labor in today’s economy, yet remains underanalyzed and examined. This volume develops a comprehensive conceptual framework of informal work and analyses systematically the relationship of formal...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Confronting Capital

    Critique and Engagement in Anthropology

    Edited by Pauline Gardiner Barber, Belinda Leach, Winnie Lem

    Series: Routledge Studies in Anthropology

    This volume is an exploration of the ways in which political economy as a mode of analysis moves anthropology toward a vital, politically engaged form of scholarship. It advances the understanding of the struggles of ordinary people in the face of capitalist change. In the current economic moment...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Socialism and Social Science (Routledge Revivals)

    Selected Writings of Ervin Szabó (1877-1918)

    Edited by György Litván, Janos Bak

    The essays and letters of Ervin Szabó (1877-1918) present proof of his critical insight into Marxist theory and of his perceptive analysis of socialism around the turn of the century. His ideals of an engaged social science and an enlightened socialism, his preoccupation with the socialist future,...

    Published July 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  5. Japan’s Outcaste Abolition

    The Struggle for National Inclusion and the Making of the Modern State

    By Noah Y. McCormack

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    The Tokugawa Shogunate, which governed Japan for two and a half centuries until the mid-1860s, classed people into hierarchically ranked status groups (mibun). The early Tokugawa rulers legally established these status groups through the late-sixteenth and early-seventeenth centuries, adapting and...

    Published July 18th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Represent

    Art and Identity Among the Black Upper-Middle Class

    By Patricia A. Banks

    Series: Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

    Patricia A. Banks traverses the New York and Atlanta art worlds to uncover how black identities are cultivated through black art patronage. Drawing on over 100 in-depth interviews, observations at arts events, and photographs of art displayed in homes, Banks elaborates a racial identity theory of...

    Published July 10th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Inequality and Power

    The Economics of Class

    By Eric A. Schutz

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This book is about the causes and consequences of economic inequality in the advanced market economies of today. It is commonplace that in market systems people choose their own individual economic destinies, but of course the choices people make are importantly determined by the alternatives...

    Published June 29th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Anthony Giddens

    By Ian Craib

    The Giddens phenomenon has been one of the most obvious and talked about features of world sociology since the late 1960’s. This book, first published in 1992, provides a prudent and essential critical introduction to one of the leading sociologists of our time. The book is intended to provide...

    Published June 14th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Bilingual Pre-Teens

    Competing Ideologies and Multiple Identities in the U.S. and Germany

    By Janet M. Fuller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

    This volume examines the connection between socio-economic class and bilingual practices, a previously under-researched area, through looking at differences in bilingual settings that are classified as "immigrant" or "elite" and are thus linked to socio-economic class categories. Fuller chooses for...

    Published May 21st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Builders

    Class, Gender and Ethnicity in the Construction Industry

    By Darren Thiel

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    Building workers constitute between five and ten per cent of the total labour market in almost every country of the world. They construct, repair and maintain the vital physical infrastructure of our societies, and we rely upon and trust their achievements every day. Yet we know surprisingly little...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge