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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Youth Moves

    Identities and Education in Global Perspective

    Edited by Nadine Dolby, Fazal Rizvi

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    This fascinating collection of original essays seeks to address the possibilities and dangers of young people's transnational, commodified identities; how society and educational institutions might respond to these new identities; and the consequences for democratic practices and the public sphere....

    Published August 2nd 2007 by Routledge

  8. Nature and Sociology

    By Tim Newton

    This book engages with, and contests, the ‘new sociology of nature’. It moves beyond existing debates by presenting new social theory and working across current fields of interest, addressing the debate on new genetics and genomics, taking human biology seriously, and the issues of...

    Published July 26th 2007 by Routledge

  9. The Contemporary Bauman

    Edited by Anthony Elliott

    This text covers Bauman’s contribution to sociology and social theory. This ideal teaching text analyzes Bauman's shift from a sociology of postmodernity to liquid modernity, and provides a critical assessment of the contemporary Bauman, appraising his novel theory of liquid modernity in terms...

    Published July 20th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Young Citizens in the Digital Age

    Political Engagement, Young People and New Media

    Edited by Brian D. Loader

    A social anxiety currently pervades the political classes of the western world, arising from the perception that young people have become disaffected with liberal democratic politics. Voter turnout among 18-25 year olds continues to be lower than other age groups and they are less likely to join...

    Published July 12th 2007 by Routledge