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  1. 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 11th 2008 by Routledge

  2. 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 19th 2008 by Routledge

  3. 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 14th 2008 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. 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 7th 2008 by Routledge

  5. 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 4th 2008 by Routledge

  6. 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 4th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Investing in Children

    Policy, Law and Practice in Practice

    By Christine Piper

    This book brings together insights from a range of disciplines, including law, sociology, criminology and history, to identify and explain the complex and inter-related factors which help or hinder the state to 'invest' in children and young people. The first part of the book examines the '...

    Published June 30th 2008 by Willan

  8. Young People, Crime and Justice

    By Roger Hopkins Burke

    This book is about the involvement of young people in criminality and the subsequent response of the authorities to their activities. It provides a comprehensive and detailed introduction to these themes, and is intended primarily for second- or third-level undergraduates or those commencing...

    Published June 30th 2008 by Willan

  9. Key Words in Religion, Media and Culture

    Edited by David Morgan

    'From The Passion of the Christ to the presumed 'clash of civilizations', religion's role in culture is increasingly contested and mediated. Key Words in Religion, Media, and Culture is a welcome and interdisciplinary contribution that maps the territory for those who aim to make sense of it all....

    Published June 29th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Emigrant Players

    Sport and the Irish Diaspora

    Edited by Paul Darby, David Hassan

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Ireland and its inhabitants have often been described as being ‘sports mad’. As a relatively small geographical entity, Ireland, north and south, has produced a disproportionately high number of world class sports men and women who have excelled at the highest levels of their chosen sport. The...

    Published June 24th 2008 by Routledge