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  1. Credit and Consumer Society

    By Dawn Burton

    The language of credit and debt is almost ubiquitous in daily life. In advanced modern societies, financial institutions and other organizations have become increasingly active in lending money to consumers, and consumers apparently more than willing to take advantage. This groundbreaking new book...

    Published November 8th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Rethinking Gender and Youth Sport

    Edited by Ian Wellard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Much writing on gender and sport is focused upon the negative impact of girls’ exclusion from the arena, suggesting by inference that current practice in sport and physical education offers an uncomplicatedly positive sport experience for boys, and that gender, in and of itself, offers a simple...

    Published October 29th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Violent Femmes

    Women as Spies in Popular Culture

    By Rosie White

    Series: Transformations

    The female spy has long exerted a strong grip on the popular imagination. With reference to popular fiction, film and television Violent Femmes examines the figure of the female spy as a nexus of contradictory ideas about femininity, power, sexuality and national identity. Fictional representations...

    Published October 25th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Youth Culture and Sport

    Identity, Power, and Politics

    Edited by Michael D. Giardina, Michele K. Donnelly

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    Youth Culture and Sport critically interrogates and challenges contemporary articulations of race, class, gender, and sexual relations circulating throughout popular iterations of youth sporting culture in late-capitalism. Written against the backdrop of important changes in social, cultural,...

    Published October 8th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Japanese Family and Society

    Words from Tongo Takebe, A Meiji Era Sociologist

    An accurate, thought provoking translation of original work from sociologist pioneer Tongo TakebeToday's sociology education emphasizes multiculturalism, yet most of the views originate from Judeo-Christian perspectives that can limit insight and understanding. Japanese Family and Society: Words...

    Published October 2nd 2007 by Routledge

  6. Adolescent Crime

    By Per-Olof H. Wikstrom, David A. Butterworth

    This book examines young people's involvement in crime (including crimes of violence, vandalism, shoplifting, burglary and car crime) as both victims and offenders. Although adolescence is the time when involvement in crime peaks, few previous UK-based studies have attempted to provide a...

    Published October 1st 2007 by Willan

  7. The Netherlands

    Globalization and National Identity

    By Frank J. Lechner

    Series: Global Realities

    The Netherlands is the first concise, authored introduction available on the topic. The Netherlands has been a key entrepot in the world capitalist system for centuries, but because of relatively recent demographic changes, it has become symbolic of the clash of European and Islamic cultures....

    Published September 19th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Fit for Consumption

    Sociology and the Business of Fitness

    By Jennifer Smith Maguire

    This is the first text to offer a comprehensive socio-cultural and historical analysis of the current fitness culture. Fitness today is not simply about health clubs and exercise classes, or measures of body mass index and cardiovascular endurance. Fit for Consumption conceptualizes fitness as...

    Published September 11th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Practicing Culture

    Edited by Craig Calhoun, Richard Sennett

    Series: Taking Culture Seriously

    Practicing Culture seeks to revitalize the field of cultural sociology with an emphasis not on abstract theoretical debates but on showing how to put theoretical sources to work in empirical research. Culture is not just products and representations but practices. It is made and remade in countless...

    Published August 16th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Food

    Edited by David Inglis, Debra Gimlin, Chris Thorpe

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    In the last five years or so, there has been a huge explosion of scholarly work on the history of food and, likewise, pressing problems such as food scares and genetic modification, as well as anorexia and obesity, have become increasingly present in the public consciousness. Drawing on a wide...

    Published August 9th 2007 by Routledge