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  1. The Routledge Companion to Social Theory

    Edited by Anthony Elliott

    Series: Routledge Companions

    The Routledge Companion to Social Theory provides an authoritative, comprehensive and provocative introduction to the key traditions of thought in social theory today. This ground-breaking reference work brings together major contributors, both established and emergent new voices, to reflect on the...

    Published November 18th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Community

    2nd edition, 2nd Edition

    By Gerard Delanty

    Series: Key Ideas

    The increasing individualism of modern Western society has been accompanied by an enduring nostalgia for the idea of community as a source of security and belonging and, in recent years, as an alternative to the state as a basis for politics.Gerard Delanty begins this stimulating introduction to...

    Published November 18th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge International Handbook of Globalization Studies

    Edited by Bryan S Turner, Robert Holton

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge International Handbook of Globalization Studies offers students clear and informed chapters on the history of globalization and key theories that have considered the causes and consequences of the globalization process. There are substantive sections looking at demographic,...

    Published November 16th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Watching TV Is Not Required

    Thinking About Media and Thinking About Thinking

    By Bernard McGrane, John Gunderson

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    This book uses a social world–today's undergraduate students' ubiquitous everyday experience of television–as a vehicle for helping awaken students to the true possibilities for learning and their responsibilities inherent in achieving those goals. The book also introduces students to the social...

    Published October 21st 2009 by Routledge

  5. Modern Sport – The Global Obsession

    Edited by Boria Majumdar, Fan Hong

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Sport has become more than a simple physical expression or game – it now pervades all societies at all levels and has become bound up in nationalism, entertainment, patriotism and culture. Now a global obsession, sport has infiltrated into all areas of modern life and despite noble ideals that...

    Published October 15th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Drugs, Alcohol and Sport

    A Critical History

    Edited by Paul Dimeo

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    The use of alcohol and drugs seems contradictory to the popular ideal of sport as a healthy moral and physical pursuit, and yet it has been present in sports culture since clubs first became the focus for competitive games and social gatherings. Charting the changing patterns of the use of drugs...

    Published October 13th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Sexuality

    3rd Edition

    By Jeffrey Weeks

    Series: Key Ideas

    For over twenty years, Sexuality has provided a cutting edge introduction to debates about sexualities, gender, and intimate life. Previous editions included pioneering discussions of the historical shaping of sexuality, identity politics, the rise of fundamentalism, the social impact of AIDS, the...

    Published September 28th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Social Movements and Activism in the USA

    By Stephen Valocchi

    What can we learn when we listen closely to and engage in dialogue with social movement activists? Social Movements and Activism in the USA addresses this question for a group of progressive activists in Hartford, Connecticut, who do community, labor, feminist, gay and lesbian, peace, and...

    Published September 7th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Architecture, Participation and Society

    Edited by Paul Jenkins, Leslie Forsyth

    How can architects best increase their engagement with building users and wider society to provide better architecture? Since the mid 1990s government policy has promoted the idea of greater social participation in the production and management of the built environment but there has...

    Published September 4th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood

    New Perspectives and Agendas

    Edited by Andy Furlong

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The parameters within which young people live their lives have changed radically. Changes in education and the labour market have led to an increased complexity of the youth phase and to an overall protraction in dependency and transitions. Written by leading academics from several countries, this...

    Published August 27th 2009 by Routledge