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Forthcoming Social Policy Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Atoms, Bytes and Genes

    Public Resistance and Techno-Scientific Responses

    By Martin W. Bauer

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    "Atom," "byte" and "gene" are metonymies for techno-scientific developments of the 20th century: nuclear power, computing and genetic engineering. Resistance continues to challenge these developments in public opinion. This book traces historical debates over atoms, bytes and genes which raised...

    To Be Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Gender Equality in Public Services

    Chasing the Dream

    By Hazel Conley, Margaret Page

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    The provision of state funded and democratically accountable care services represents one of the most potentially transformative advances in gendered social relations and equality for women by ‘defamilizing’ care and providing paid work. But the cost of providing these services, which women have...

    To Be Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Ethnography, Diversity and Urban Space

    Edited by Mette Louise Berg, Ben Gidley, Nando Sigona

    Across Europe, multiculturalism as a public policy has been declared ‘dead’ but, everyday multiculture is alive and well. This book explores how people live with diversity in contemporary cities and towns across Europe. Drawing on ethnographic studies ranging from London’s inner city and...

    To Be Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Debates in Nordic Gender Studies

    Differences Within

    Edited by Cecilia Åsberg, Malin Rönnblom

    Celebrating more than two decades of feminist theory and gender research, this book provides an essential overview of current theoretical positions, hot topics and state-of-the-art perspectives in the field of Nordic Gender Studies: an area currently facing the challenges of internationalization...

    To Be Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. New Directions in Feminism and Human Rights

    Edited by Dana Collins, Sylvanna Falcon, Sharmila Lodhia, Molly Talcott

    On the sixtieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, feminists are at a critical juncture to re-envision and re-engage in a politics of human rights. Interdisciplinary feminist conversations among scholar-activists can both challenge and enrich new directions in feminism and...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Deviant Behaviour (Routledge Revivals)

    By Paul Rock

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1973, explores the manner in which conceptions of deviancy arise and shows how the attitudes of non-deviants, of society and of authority, are as instrumental in forming these conceptions as the actions of the deviants themselves. Chapters include discussions on the...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Industrial Society (Routledge Revivals)

    Class, Cleavage and Control

    Edited by Richard Scase

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Any study of contemporary industrial societies must take into account the role of power, ideology and class, and the degree to which these determine the development of social structures. This book, first published in 1977 and based on a selection of eleven papers given at a conference of the...

    To Be Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Industrial Societies (Routledge Revivals)

    Crisis and Division in Western Capatalism

    Edited by Richard Scase

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1989, addresses an issue that stood at the centre of sociological concern – the changing character of industrial societies. The authors examine the nature of the industrialization process, in terms of its impact upon and development within both state socialist and...

    To Be Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Routledge International Handbook of Diversity Studies

    Edited by Steven Vertovec

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    In recent years the concept of ‘diversity’ has gained a leading place in academic thought, business practice and public policy worldwide. Although variously used, ‘diversity’ tends to refer to patterns of social difference in terms of certain key categories. Today the foremost categories shaping...

    To Be Published December 8th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Transnational Trajectories in East Asia

    Nation, Citizenship, and Region

    Edited by Yasemin Nuhoḡlu Soysal

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    In recent decades, East Asia has become increasingly interconnected through trade, investment, migration, and popular culture at regional and global levels. At the same time, the region has seen renewed national assertiveness and nationalist impulses. The book interrogates these seemingly...

    To Be Published December 8th 2014 by Routledge