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  1. In So Many Words

    Women’s Life Experiences from Western and Eastern India

    Edited by Aparna Basu, Malavika Karlekar

    This volume will mark a new trend in dealing with women’s varied experiences of life: individual introductions situate the narrator in a context – and then her voice takes over, with no intervention from the editors (except to provide footnotes wherever necessary). The personal narrative — be it an...

    Published December 30th 2007 by Routledge India

  2. Sport Tourism

    Edited by Heather J. Gibson

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    The study of sport tourism is on the cusp of moving from a descriptive phase of research into an analytical phase. Consequently, many academics and graduate students are searching for theories upon which to ground their work. This book draws upon theories and concepts from sociology and...

    Published December 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  3. Matters of Sport

    Essays in Honour of Eric Dunning

    Edited by Dominic Malcolm, Ivan Waddington

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Matters of Sport is a tribute to Eric Dunning, the leading sports sociologist in the English-speaking world. This book addresses Dunning's contributions to the sociological and historical study of sport, covering key topics such as hooliganism, celebrity and gender relations. A broad...

    Published December 20th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Sound Moves

    iPod Culture and Urban Experience

    By Michael Bull

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    This innovative study opens up a new area in sociological and urban studies: the aural experience of the social, mediated through mobile technologies of communication. Whilst we live in a world dominated by visual epistemologies of urban experience, Michael Bull argues that it is not...

    Published December 12th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Next Wave Cultures

    Feminism, Subcultures, Activism

    Edited by Anita Harris

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    Whereas once young women’s feminist activism could be easily identified, today this resistance seems obscure, transitory, and disorganized. In Next Wave Cultures, established and emerging scholars provide an interdisciplinary examination of young women’s multilayered lives. This collection...

    Published November 25th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Jean Baudrillard

    Against Banality

    By William Pawlett

    Series: Key Sociologists

    This uniquely engaging introduction to Jean Baudrillard’s controversial writings covers his entire career focusing on Baudrillard’s central, but little understood, notion of symbolic exchange. Through the clarification of this key term a very different Baudrillard emerges: not the nihilistic...

    Published November 14th 2007 by Routledge

  7. 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 7th 2007 by Routledge

  8. 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 28th 2007 by Routledge

  9. 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 24th 2007 by Routledge

  10. 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 7th 2007 by Routledge