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  1. Ordinary Lives

    Studies in the Everyday

    By Ben Highmore

    This new study from Ben Highmore looks at the seemingly banal world of objects, work, daily media, and food, and finds there a scintillating array of passionate experience. Through a series of case studies, and building on his previous work on the everyday, Highmore examines our relationship to...

    Published August 19th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Cosmopolitanism

    Edited by David Inglis, Gerard Delanty

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    A term of antique provenance, ‘cosmopolitanism’ has developed and cohered into a critical concept in contemporary social and cultural analysis. However, the daunting quantity (and variable quality) of the available research exploring the many, often controversial, issues attendant upon...

    Published August 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  3. Globalization, Culture and Society in Laos

    By Boike Rehbein

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Incorporating original fieldwork carried out over a period of more than ten years, combined with innovative theoretical argument, Globalization, Culture and Society in Laos presents one of the first sociological investigations into modern Laos. Boike Rehbein gives a fascinating overview of...

    Published July 19th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Beijing 2008: Preparing for Glory

    Chinese Challenge in the 'Chinese Century'

    Edited by J.A. Mangan, Dong Jinxia

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Beijing 2008: Preparing for Glory - Chinese Challenge in the 'Chinese Century' brings together international scholars with an interest in sport and politics and sinologists with an interest in China - past, present and future - to explore global reaction to the Beijing Olympics - China's...

    Published July 14th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Bourdieu for Architects

    By Helena Webster

    Series: Thinkers for Architects

    Pierre Bourdieu is arguably one of the twentieth century’s greatest socio-philosophical thinkers and his writings have much to offer anyone interested in the ways that people value, consume and produce architecture. Bourdieu spent much of his life attempting to understand cultural consumption and...

    Published July 8th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Stadium Worlds

    Football, Space and the Built Environment

    Edited by Sybille Frank, Silke Steets

    Series: Architext

    Analyzing football as a cultural practice, this book investigates the connection between the sport and its built environment. Four thematic sections bring together an international multi-disciplinary range of perspectives with particular focus on the stadium. Examples from architectural design,...

    Published June 17th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Global Perspectives on Rural Childhood and Youth

    Young Rural Lives

    Edited by Ruth Panelli, Samantha Punch, Elsbeth Robson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    This collection of international research and collaborative theoretical innovation examines the socio-cultural contexts and negotiations that young people face when growing up in rural settings across the world. This book is strikingly different to a standard edited book of loosely...

    Published June 17th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Sport, Theory and Social Problems

    A Critical Introduction

    By Eric Anderson

    What impact does sport have on the lives of ordinary people? How does sport help to perpetuate inequalities in society? What can social theory tell us about the role of sport in society? At their origin competitive sports were institutionalized in Western cultures for the privilege of white,...

    Published June 16th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Young People's Voices in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Edited by Mary O'Sullivan, Ann MacPhail

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    How do children and young people experience and understand sport and physical activity? What value do they attach to physical education and physical literacy? This important new book attempts to engage more directly than ever before with the experiences of young people by placing the voices of the...

    Published June 6th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Young Offenders and the Law

    How the Law Responds to Youth Offending

    By Raymond Arthur

    How does the law deal with young offenders, and to what extent does the law protect and promote the rights of young people in conflict with the law? These are the central issues addressed by Young Offenders and the Law in its examination of the legal response to the phenomenon of youth offending,...

    Published May 6th 2010 by Routledge