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  1. Architecture, Participation and Society

    Edited by Paul Jenkins, Leslie Forsyth

    How can architects best increase their engagement with building users and wider society to provide better architecture? Since the mid 1990s government policy has promoted the idea of greater social participation in the production and management of the built environment but there has...

    Published September 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  2. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood

    New Perspectives and Agendas

    Edited by Andy Furlong

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The parameters within which young people live their lives have changed radically. Changes in education and the labour market have led to an increased complexity of the youth phase and to an overall protraction in dependency and transitions. Written by leading academics from several countries, this...

    Published August 26th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Sport and Society Reader

    Edited by David Karen, Robert E. Washington

    Although everyone loves to watch a fair, evenly matched sports contest, there is no such thing as "pure sport". The Sport and Society Reader is a collection of key scholarly and journalistic articles that demonstrate the ways that the sports we love to watch and the teams we love to root for are...

    Published August 26th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Culture, Class, Distinction

    By Tony Bennett, Mike Savage, Elizabeth Bortolaia Silva, Alan Warde, Modesto Gayo-Cal, David Wright

    Series: CRESC

    Culture, Class, Distinction is major contribution to international debates regarding the role of cultural capital in relation to modern forms of inequality. Drawing on a national study of the organisation of cultural practices in contemporary Britain, the authors review Bourdieu’s...

    Published August 16th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Social Sciences

    The Big Issues, 2nd Edition

    By Kath Woodward, Kath Woodward

    Social Sciences: The Big Issues second edition offers an introduction to the big debates within the social sciences and to what the social sciences can provide as a means of explaining the changing world. The social sciences focus upon people as individuals and as members of wider communities...

    Published July 28th 2009 by Routledge

  6. The New Individualism

    The Emotional Costs of Globalization REVISED EDITION, 2nd Edition

    By Anthony Elliott, Prof Charles Lemert

    This is a new and revised edition of a book which has had a major impact upon the social sciences and public political debate. Anthony Elliott and Charles Lemert's THE NEW INDIVIDUALISM inspired readers with the dramatic suggestion that 'the reinvention craze' - from self-help and therapy culture...

    Published July 16th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Global Nomads

    Techno and New Age as Transnational Countercultures in Ibiza and Goa

    By Anthony D'Andrea

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    Global Nomads provides a unique introduction to the globalization of countercultures, a topic largely unknown in and outside academia. Anthony D’Andrea examines the social life of mobile expatriates who live within a global circuit of countercultural practice and international tourism in...

    Published July 13th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Risk, Vulnerability and Everyday Life

    By Iain Wilkinson

    Series: The New Sociology

    It is now sociological common sense to declare that, in everyday life, large numbers of people approach matters of work, family life, trust and friendship with 'risk' constantly in mind. This book, provides an introductory overview and critical assessment of this phenomenon. Iain Wilkinson outlines...

    Published July 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  9. Understanding Youth Offending

    Risk Factor Reserach, Policy and Practice

    By Stephen Case, Kevin Haines

    This book aims to provide an understanding of youth offending and policy and practice responses, particularly the risk-focused approaches that have underpinned much recent academic research, youth justice policy and interventions designed to reduce and prevent problem behaviour. There has been...

    Published May 31st 2009 by Willan

  10. Emotions: A Cultural Studies Reader

    Edited by Jennifer Harding, E. Deidre Pribram

    Emotions: A Cultural Studies Reader brings together the best examples of recent and cutting-edge work on emotions in cultural studies and related disciplines. The book differentiates between theoretical traditions and ways of understanding emotion in relation to culture, subjectivity and...

    Published May 21st 2009 by Routledge