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  1. Mobilizing Regions, Mobilizing Europe

    Expert Knowledge and Scientific Planning in European Regional Development

    By Sebastian M. Buettner

    Series: Routledge/ESA Studies in European Societies

    Regional development strategies are becoming more similar all around Europe, even though regional differences are more pronounced than ever and many European regions have become more autonomous actors. This thesis of a peculiar standardized diversification of sub-national space in the modern...

    Published January 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Why We Take Drugs

    Seeking Excess and Communion in the Modern World

    By Tom Yardley

    In older cultures, the use of intoxicant drugs was integrated into the rhythms of social existence and bounded by rituals and taboos that ensured their dangerous forces were contained and channelled. In modern western societies, by contrast, the state and the institutions of society have washed...

    Published January 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Road to Social Europe

    A Contemporary Approach to Political Cultures and Diversity in Europe

    By Jean-Claude Barbier

    Series: Routledge/ESA Studies in European Societies

    In the wake of the Greek and Irish crises, and at a moment when solidarity between states is hotly debated on a daily basis at EU level, it is important to understand how ‘solidarity’ can happen at all. The Road to Social Europe reviews the development of political cultural processes since the...

    Published January 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Health Care Reform and Globalisation

    The US, China and Europe in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Peggy Watson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    In the post-Cold War, post financial crisis era, health care is an issue of critical political, personal and economic concern. In the US, plans to address a troubled health care model were met by vocal opposition. In the UK and post-communist Europe, attempts to introduce aspects of that model have...

    Published January 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Childhood and Disability

    Key papers from Disability & Society

    Edited by Sarah Beazley, Val Williams

    Drawn from Disability & Society over the period 1997-2012, the twelve chapters in this book address a range of personal, cultural and institutional arenas in which challenges experienced by disabled children are played out. The book includes a mix of theoretical and applied material offering...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Energy Security, Equality and Justice

    By Benjamin K. Sovacool, Roman V. Sidortsov, Benjamin R. Jones

    This book applies concepts from ethics, justice, and political philosophy to five sets of contemporary energy problems cutting across time, economics, politics, geography, and technology. In doing so, the authors derive two key energy justice principles from modern theories of distributive...

    Published December 13th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Children’s Lives in an Era of Children’s Rights

    The Progress of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Africa

    Edited by Afua Twum-Danso Imoh, Nicola Ansell

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), which was adopted unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly in 1989, marked a turning point in the perception of children in international law and policy. Although it was hoped that the Convention would have a significant and positive impact...

    Published December 13th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Securitizations of Citizenship

    Edited by Peter Nyers

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Securitizations of Citizenship investigates how the fate of citizenship is now caught up in a dramatic and dangerous process of securitizing political communities. In the nervous state of affairs of the post-9/11 period, technologies of surveillance and control are rapidly proliferating, creating...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. New Horizons for Policy Practice

    By Richard Hoefer

    This book provides fresh perspectives on the state of policy practice. Leading scholars explore such vital conceptual topics such as how to impact social justice, what the strengths-based perspective means to policy practitioners and how to bridge the all-too common gap between community organizing...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Self-care

    Embodiment, Personal Autonomy and the Shaping of Health Consciousness

    By Christopher Ziguras

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This book examines the widespread cultural and political consequences of the proliferation of popular health advice. It provides a key theoretical contribution to the sociological study of health and embodiment by illuminating the processes of social change that have transformed how individuals...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge