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  1. The Obituary as Collective Memory

    By Bridget Fowler

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The first serious academic study of obituaries, this book focuses on how societies remember. Bridget Fowler makes great use of the theories of Pierre Bordieu, arguing that obituaries are one important component in society's collective memory. This book, the first of its kind, will find a place...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Gender Pluralism

    Southeast Asia Since Early Modern Times

    By Michael G. Peletz

    Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2009! This book examines three big ideas: difference, legitimacy, and pluralism. Of chief concern is how people construe and deal with variation among fellow human beings. Why under certain circumstances do people embrace even sanctify differences, or at least...

    Published April 15th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Interpretation in Social Life, Social Science, and Marketing

    By John O'Shaughnessy

    Series: Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

    'Interpretation' is used as an umbrella for bringing together a wide range of concepts and developments in the philosophy of social science that provide the foundation for clear thinking about social phenomena. In his new book, John O’Shaughnessy familiarises the reader with the nature of...

    Published April 6th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Global Childhoods

    Globalization, Development and Young People

    Edited by Stuart Aitken

    This astute book initiates a broad discussion from a variety of different disciplines about how we place children nationally, globally and within development discourses. Unlike other books of its kind, it does not seek to dwell solely on the abiding complexities of local comparisons. Rather, it...

    Published March 13th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Theories of Race and Racism

    A Reader, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Les Back, John Solomos

    Series: Routledge Student Readers

    Theories of Race and Racism: A Reader is an important and innovative collection that brings together extracts from the work of scholars, both established and up and coming, who have helped to shape the study of race and racism as an historical and contemporary phenomenon. This second edition...

    Published February 27th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Fringe Nations in World Soccer

    Edited by Kausik Bandyopadhyay, Sabyasachi Mallick

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Soccer is the most popular mass spectator sport in the world, gaining huge media coverage and reaching all levels of society in countries all around the world. More than just entertainment, soccer has proved to be a reflection of national, cultural, community and ethnic identity as well as an...

    Published February 20th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Culture

    Theory, Research, and Application

    Edited by Robert S. Wyer, Chi-yue Chiu, Ying-yi Hong

    This volume contains contributions from 24 internationally known scholars covering a broad spectrum of interests in cross-cultural theory and research. This breadth is reflected in the diversity of the topics covered in the volume, which include theoretical approaches to cross-cultural research,...

    Published January 26th 2009 by Psychology Press

  8. Sport, Politics and Society in the Land of Israel

    Past and Present

    Edited by Yair Galily, Amir Ben-Porat

    The state of Israel is a home for a widely diverse population from many different ethnic, religious, cultural and social backgrounds; a new society with ancient roots, which is still coalescing and developing today. Israeli sport, maybe more than any other cultural phenomenon, has changed radically...

    Published December 22nd 2008 by Routledge

  9. Contemporary Social Theory

    An introduction

    By Anthony Elliott, Anthony Elliott

    This book is arguably the definitive undergraduate textbook on contemporary social theory. Written by one of the world’s most acclaimed social theorists, Anthony Elliott provides a dazzlingly accessible and comprehensive introduction to modern social theory from the Frankfurt School to...

    Published December 16th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Marxism, Cultural Studies and Sport

    Edited by Ben Carrington, Ian McDonald

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

    The cultural ubiquity, political prominence and economic significance of contemporary sport present fertile terrain for its critical socio-cultural analysis. From corporate and media dominated mega-events like the Olympic Games, to state programmes for nation-building and health promotion, to the...

    Published December 5th 2008 by Routledge