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  1. Emotion and Social Structures

    The Affective Foundations of Social Order

    By Christian von Scheve

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The past decades have seen significant advances in the sociological understanding of human emotion. Sociology has shown how culture and society shape our emotions and how emotions contribute to micro- and macro-social processes. At the same time, the behavioral sciences have made progress in...

    Published June 30th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Class, Politics and the Economy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Stewart Clegg, Paul Boreham, Geoff Dow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This study, first published in 1986, provides a systematic account of the processes and structure of class formation in the major advanced capitalist societies. The focus is on the organizational mechanisms of class cohesion and division, theoretically deriving from a neo-Marxian perspective....

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Occupations and Society (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Dunkerley

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Work and the nature of occupations are matters of central concern to the sociologist. In this basic introduction to the sociology of professions, occupations and work, first published in 1975, David Dunkerley provides a theoretical basis for the study of a subject that previously had a strong...

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Contesting the Politics of Genocidal Rape

    Affirming the Dignity of the Vulnerable Body

    By Debra B. Bergoffen

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Rape, traditionally a spoil of war, became a weapon of war in the ethnic cleansing campaign in Bosnia. The ICTY Kunarac court responded by transforming wartime rape from an ignored crime into a crime against humanity. In its judgment, the court argued that the rapists violated the Muslim women’s...

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Post-identity?

    Culture and European Integration

    Edited by Richard McMahon

    Series: Routledge/ESA Studies in European Societies

    Collective identity, the emotionally powerful sense of belonging to a group, is a crucial source of popular legitimacy for nations. However efforts since the 1990s to politically support European integration by using identity mechanisms borrowed from nationalism have had very limited success....

    Published June 12th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Rethinking Transnational Men

    Beyond, Between and Within Nations

    Edited by Jeff Hearn, Marina Blagojević, Katherine Harrison

    Series: Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

    The world is becoming more transnational. This edited collection examines how the immense transnational changes in the contemporary world are being produced by and are affecting different men and masculinities. It seeks to shift debates on men, masculinities and gender relations from the strictly...

    Published June 9th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Migration in the 21st Century

    Political Economy and Ethnography

    Edited by Pauline Gardiner Barber, Winnie Lem

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This edited collection focuses on global migration in its inter-regional, international and transnational variants, and argues that contemporary migration scholarship is significantly advanced both within anthropology and beyond it when ethnography is theoretically engaged to grapple with the...

    Published May 28th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Making Gender, Making War

    Violence, Military and Peacekeeping Practices

    Edited by Annica Kronsell, Erika Svedberg

    Series: Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

    Making Gender, Making War is a unique interdisciplinary edited collection which explores the social construction of gender, war-making and peacekeeping. It highlights the institutions and processes involved in the making of gender in terms of both men and women, masculinity and femininity. The...

    Published May 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Childhoods Real and Imagined

    Volume 1: An introduction to critical realism and childhood studies

    By Priscilla Alderson

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    "This book is unusually rewarding in that its author has pulled off the rare trick of providing deep philosophical and theoretical underpinnings to a comprehensive reconsideration of childhood. Priscilla Alderson deploys Bhaskar's 'dialectical critical realism' to excellent effect, illuminating not...

    Published May 12th 2013 by Routledge