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  1. Jewish Eating and Identity Through the Ages

    By David C Kraemer

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This book explores the history of Jewish eating and Jewish identity, from the Bible to the present. The lessons of this book rest squarely on the much-quoted insight: 'you are what you eat.' But this book goes beyond that simple truism to recognise that you are not only what you eat, but also how,...

    Published October 28th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Addressing Offending Behaviour

    Context, Practice and Value

    Edited by Simon Green, Elizabeth Lancaster, Simon Feasey

    Offending behaviour is one of the most talked about issues in contemporary society. What can be done to stop people reoffending? What can be done to help people escape their criminal lifestyles? This book aims to review and analyse the different ways in which these questions are addressed in...

    Published October 24th 2008 by Willan

  3. Reluctant Gangsters

    The Changing Face of Youth Crime

    By John Pitts

    This book provides an account of the emergence, nature and impact of armed youth gangs in an East London Borough over the last decade. It describes the challenges these armed young men and women pose to their communities, those charged with preventing crime and those struggling to vouchsafe '...

    Published September 19th 2008 by Willan

  4. Playing on the Periphery

    Sport, Identity and Memory

    By Tara Brabazon

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Part of the Sport in the Global Society series, this innovative and creative text explores collective history, memory, and sport culture, tracking the passage of sports away from England. The author investigates why ‘elite’ English sports – such as rugby and cricket – became national sports in New...

    Published September 15th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Hoop Dreams on Wheels

    Disability and the Competitive Wheelchair Athlete

    By Ronald Berger

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    Hoop Dreams on Wheels is a life-history study of wheelchair athletes associated with a premier collegiate wheelchair basketball program. The book, which grapples with the intersection of biography and history in society, situates the study in broader context with background on the history and...

    Published September 12th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Reconstructing Motherhood and Disability in the Age of Perfect Babies

    By Gail Landsman

    Examining mothers of newly diagnosed disabled children within the context of new reproductive technologies and the discourse of choice, this book uses anthropology and disability studies to revise the concept of "normal" and to establish a social environment in which the expression of full lives...

    Published August 20th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Freedom of Expression

    A critical and comparative analysis

    By Vincenzo Zeno-Zencovich

    Series: UT Austin Studies in Foreign and Transnational Law

    This book takes a multidisciplinary approach to the issues surrounding freedom of expression, looking at the current legal position in a number of European countries as well as engaging with the wider debates on the topic amongst sociologists, political scientists and economists. In the book...

    Published August 15th 2008 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. The Design Culture Reader

    Edited by Ben Highmore

    Design is part of ordinary, everyday life, to be found in every room in every building in the world. While we may tend to think of design in terms of highly desirable objects, this book encourages us to think about design as ubiquitous (from plumbing to television) and as an agent of social change...

    Published August 8th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Football and Community in the Global Context

    Studies in Theory and Practice

    Edited by Adam Brown, Tim Crabbe, Gavin Mellor

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Football clubs across the world continue to embody many of the collective symbols, identifications and processes of connectivity which have long been associated with the notion of ‘community’. In recent years, however, the very term ‘community’ has become the focus of renewed interest within...

    Published August 5th 2008 by Routledge

  10. The Global Architect

    Firms, Fame and Urban Form

    By Donald McNeill

    Series: Cultural Spaces

    The Global Architect explores the increasing significance of globalization processes on urban change, architectural practice and the built environment. In what is primarily a critical sociological overview of the current global architectural industry, Donald McNeill covers the "star system" of...

    Published August 5th 2008 by Routledge