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  1. 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 27th 2009 by Routledge

  2. 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 17th 2009 by Routledge

  3. 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 17th 2009 by Routledge

  4. 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 14th 2009 by Routledge

  5. 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 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  6. 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 June 1st 2009 by Willan

  7. 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 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  8. Culture and Economics

    On Values, Economics and International Business

    By Eelke de Jong

    Series: Routledge Advanced Texts in Economics and Finance

    Since the early 1990s, culture, in the sense of norms and values, has entered economic analysis again, whereas it was totally absent from mainstream economics during most of the second half of the twentieth century. The disappointing results of mainstream economics and developments in the world...

    Published April 30th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Youth Cultures

    Scenes, Subcultures and Tribes

    Edited by Paul Hodkinson, Wolfgang Deicke

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Youth Cultures offers a comprehensive outline of youth cultural studies in the twenty-first century, with reference to a range of new research case studies. Featuring both well known and emerging scholars from the UK, the US and mainland Europe, the book addresses core theoretical and...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  10. 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