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  1. Gender Circuits

    Bodies and Identities in a Technological Age

    By Eve Shapiro

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    Gender Circuits explores the impact of new technologies on the gendered lives of individuals through substantive sociological analysis and in-depth case studies. Examining the complex intersections between gender ideologies, social scripts, information and biomedical technologies, and embodied...

    Published February 9th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Lost Youth in the Global City

    Class, Culture, and the Urban Imaginary

    By Jo-Anne Dillabough, Jacqueline Kennelly

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    What does it mean to be young, to be economically disadvantaged, and to be subject to constant surveillance both from the formal agencies of the state and from the informal challenge of competing youth groups? What is life like for young people living on the fringe of global cities in late...

    Published February 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  3. Time, Innovation and Mobilities

    Travels in Technological Cultures

    By Peter Frank Peters

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    In social theory and sociology, time and travel in technological cultures is one of the new and challenging research topics in the 'mobilities turn'. Yet surprisingly, contemporary practices of mobility have till now, seen only limited theorization within these disciplines. By analyzing historic...

    Published January 20th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Youth, Drugs, and Nightlife

    By Geoffrey Hunt, Molly Moloney, Kristin Evans

    Youth, Drugs, and Night Life examines the relationships between the electronic dance scene and drug use for young ravers and clubbers today. Based on over 300 interviews with ravers, DJ’s and promoters, Hunt, Moloney, and Evans examine the different social groupings that make up the scene. The...

    Published January 14th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Dialectical Phenomenolgy (Routledge Revivals)

    Marx's Method

    By Roslyn Wallach Bologh

    In this inquiry into Marx’s method of theorising, originally published in 1979, the author analyses theory in the same way that Marx analyses the production of capital, and provides a set of rules for reproducing Marx’s method. The rules are developed through an examination of the Grundrisse,...

    Published December 18th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Just Looking (Routledge Revivals)

    Consumer Culture in Dreiser, Gissing and Zola

    By Rachel Bowlby

    The spectacular development of early consumer society in Britain, France and the United States had a profound impact on constructions of femininity and masculinity, and commercial and cultural values in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Focusing on novels by Theodore Dreiser,...

    Published December 18th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Roland Barthes

    Edited by Neil Badmington

    Series: Critical Evaluations in Cultural Theory

    Thirty years ago the English-speaking world was discovering the work of some of the key poststructuralist theorists for the first time: Jacques Derrida’s Of Grammatology had just appeared in translation, as had Roland Barthes’ S/Z, Jacques Lacan’s Écrits, Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari’s...

    Published December 15th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Cosmic Society

    Towards a Sociology of the Universe

    By Peter Dickens, James Ormrod

    An original vision and a pedagogical text on a major issue of our time and, even more, of our childen´s. Göran Therborn is University Professor of Sociology at Uppsala University, Sweden, and Professor and Chair of Sociology at the University of Cambridge, UK. Arguably the most important and...

    Published December 10th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Foodies

    Democracy and Distinction in the Gourmet Foodscape

    By Josee Johnston, Shyon Baumann

    Series: Cultural Spaces

    This important new cultural analysis tells two stories about food. The first depicts good food as democratic. Foodies frequent ‘hole in the wall’ ethnic eateries, appreciate the pie found in working-class truck stops, and reject the snobbery of fancy French restaurants with formal table service....

    Published December 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  10. Black Youth Matters

    Transitions from School to Success

    By Cecile Wright, P.J. Standen, Tina Patel

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    How do young black students respond, resist, and work to transform their school experience? How do young people adapt, survive, and then succeed in spite of their negative school experience? For an increasing number of marginalized black youth, the paths to social success can actually lie outside...

    Published December 2nd 2009 by Routledge