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  1. Rural Livelihoods in China

    Political economy in transition

    Edited by Heather Xiaoquan Zhang

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    In recent decades, China has undergone rapid economic growth, industrialisation and urbanisation concomitant with deep and extensive structural and social change, profoundly reshaping the country’s development landscape and urban-rural relationships. This book applies livelihoods approaches to...

    To Be Published April 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Crowds in the 21st Century

    Perspectives from contemporary social science

    Edited by John Drury, Clifford Stott

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Social Science

    Crowds in the 21st Century presents the latest theory and research on crowd events and crowd behaviour from across a range of social sciences, including psychology, sociology, law, and communication studies. Whether describing the language of the crowd in protest events, measuring the ability of...

    To Be Published April 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Anthropology and Risk

    By Asa Boholm

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    Drawing on theory from anthropology, sociology, organization studies and philosophy, Åsa Boholm’s writing addresses how the perception, communication and management of risk is shaped by culturally informed and socially embedded knowledge and experience. This book provides an account of how...

    To Be Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Regional Risk and Security in Japan

    Wither the everyday?

    By Glenn Hook, Ra Mason, Paul O'Shea

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Japan’s unusual position in the realm of international politics encapsulates a three-fold juxtaposition: both in and out of Asia, both occupied by and a key ally of the United States, and both a key trade partner and a strategic rival of China. Whilst international relations theory offers a number...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Public Perception of Climate Change

    Policy and Communication

    By Bjoern Hagen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

    Despite the findings on global climate change presented by the scientific community, there remains a significant gap between its recommendations and the actions of the public and policy makers. So far scientists and the media have failed to successfully communicate the urgency of the climate change...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks

    Science, Cancer, and the Geneticization of Drug Testing

    By John Abraham, Rachel Ballinger

    Series: Genetics and Society

    Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks is a case study of changes in drug testing since the late 1990s, specifically geneticization of carcinogenic risk assessment and regulation of pharmaceuticals. Radically new ways of determining whether medical drugs might cause cancer have been established...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. International Sports Betting

    Integrity, Deviance, Governance and Policy

    Edited by Jean-Patrick Villeneuve, Martial Pasquier

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

    With the development of communication technologies, sport betting has become a truly global phenomenon. Far from the traditional small local betting operator, the current dynamic sees vast sums of money being bet by punters in one country to a betting operator located in a second for a match...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of Risk Studies

    Edited by Adam Burgess, Alberto Alemanno, Jens Zinn

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    To Be Published December 30th 2015 by Routledge

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