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  1. Ordinary Consumption

    Edited by Jukka Groncow, Alan Warde

    Series: Studies in Consumption and Markets

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Social Capital and Its Institutional Contingency

    A Study of the United States, China and Taiwan

    Edited by Nan Lin, Yang-chih Fu, Chih-jou Jay Chen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This volume is a collection of original studies based on one of the first research programs on comparative analysis of social capital. Data are drawn from national representative samples of the United States, China and Taiwan. The three societies selected for study allow the examination of how...

    Published October 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Empowerment, Health Promotion and Young People

    A Critical Approach

    By Grace Spencer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    Globally, young people’s health is an increasing priority area for health practitioners, policy-makers and researchers, and concepts of empowerment feature strongly in international public health discourses on young people’s health. Yet the concept of empowerment remains under-theorized, and its...

    Published October 20th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Mapping Changing Identities

    New Directions in Uncertain Times

    Edited by Claire Alexander, Raminder Kaur, Brett St Louis

    Issues of identity, culture and difference remain central to the politics, policies and encounters of global societies in the 21st century. Changes in the speed, scale, scope and form of international and internal migration, new and resurgent religious and ethnic solidarities, the emergence of ‘new...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Subcultures: The Basics

    By Ross Haenfler

    Series: The Basics

    Subcultures: The Basics is an accessible, engaging introduction to youth cultures in a global context. Blending theory and practice to examine a range of subcultural movements including hip hop in Japan, global graffiti writing crews, heavy metal in Europe and straight edge movements in the USA,...

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Drugs and Popular Culture in the Age of New Media

    By Paul Manning

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    This book examines the history of popular drug cultures and mediated drug education, and the ways in which new media - including social networking and video file-sharing sites - transform the symbolic framework in which drugs and drug culture are represented. Tracing the emergence of formal drug...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Centers and Peripheries in Knowledge Production

    By Leandro Rodriguez Medina

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This book examines the circulation of knowledge within globalization, focusing on the differences between centers and peripheries of knowledge production in the social sciences. It explores not only how knowledge is appropriated in peripheral fields but also how foreign ideas shape those...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Cultural Policy

    Management, Value and Modernity in the Creative Industries

    By Dave O'Brien

    Contemporary society is complex; governed and administered by a range of contradictory policies, practices and techniques. Nowhere are these contradictions more keenly felt than in cultural policy. This book uses insights from a range of disciplines to aid the reader in understanding contemporary...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Racialization and Religion

    Race, Culture and Difference in the Study of Antisemitism and Islamophobia

    Edited by Nasar Meer

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    This volume locates the contemporary study of anti-Semitism and Islamophobia squarely within the fields of race and racism. As such, it challenges the extent to which discussion of the racialization of these minorities remains unrelated to each other, or is explored in distinct silos as a series of...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Capitalism and Leisure Theory (Routledge Revivals)

    By Chris Rojek

    First published in 1985, this title explores theories of leisure in a capitalist society. Basing his argument on a refutation of the conventional association of leisure with freedom and free time, Chris Rojek examines the four main structural characteristics of modern leisure practice:...

    Published September 24th 2013 by Routledge