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  1. Symbols (Routledge Revivals)

    Public and Private

    By Raymond Firth

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book first published in 1971 offers a broad survey of the study of symbolic ideas and behaviour. The study of symbolism is popular nowadays and anthropologists have made substantial contributions to it. Raymond Firth has long been internationally known for his field research in the Solomons...

    Published December 14th 2013 by Routledge

  2. New Methods in Social Justice Research for the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Alphia Possamai-Inesedy, Gabrielle Gwyther

    This book provides a source of innovative theories and data for researchers grappling with social justice methodology and research methods in an environment constrained by funding agendas. This book foregrounds and promotes creativity and imagination within a critical frame of reference to...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Public Service Efficiency

    Reframing the Debate

    By Rhys Andrews, Tom Entwistle

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    The current economic and political climate places ever greater pressure on public organizations to deliver services in a cost-efficient way. Focused on the costs of service delivery, governments across the world have introduced a series of business like practices – from performance management to...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Religion and Social Problems

    Edited by Titus Hjelm

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Although students and scholars of social problems have often acknowledged the role of religion, no thorough examinations of the relation between the two have emerged. This volume fills this gap by providing a definitive work on the role of religion in assessing, constructing, and solving social...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Sports and Identity

    New Agendas in Communication

    Edited by Barry Brummett, Andrew Ishak

    Series: New Agendas in Communication Series

    This volume of essays examines the ways in which sports have become a means for the communication of social identity in the United States. The essays included here explore the question, How is identity engaged in the performance and spectatorship of sports? Defining sports as the whole range of...

    Published December 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Culture of Digital Fighting Games

    Performance and Practice

    By Todd Harper

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    This book examines the complex network of influences that collide in the culture of digital fighting games. Players from all over the world engage in competitive combat with one another, forming communities in both real and virtual spaces, attending tournaments and battling online via...

    Published December 6th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Body Studies

    An Introduction

    By Margo DeMello

    In recent years, body studies has expanded rapidly, becoming an increasingly popular field of study within anthropology, sociology, and cultural studies. This groundbreaking textbook takes the topics and theories from these disciplines, and combines them into one single, easily accessible text for...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Values in Youth Sport and Physical Education

    Edited by Jean Whitehead, Hamish Telfer, John Lambert

    As sport has become more intense, professional and commercialized so have the debates grown about what constitutes acceptable behaviour and fair play, and how to encourage and develop ‘good’ sporting behaviour, particularly in children and young people. This book explores the nature and function of...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Reading Castaneda (Routledge Revivals)

    A Prologue to the Social Sciences

    By David Silverman

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Carlos Castaneda’s accounts of his meeting with the Yaqui Indian magician Don Juan are well known to sociologists both in Britain and in America. Using material largely from Castaneda’s The Teachings of Don Juan, David Silverman here seeks to introduce the student of Sociology to some of the...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Categorization and the Moral Order (Routledge Revivals)

    By Lena Jayyusi

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1984, this is a study of categorization practices: how people categorize each other and their actions; how they describe, infer, and judge. The book presents a sociological analysis and description of practical activities and makes a cogent contribution to the study of how the...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge