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  1. G.H. Mead

    A Reader

    By G. H. Mead

    Edited by Filipe Carreira da Silva

    Series: Routledge Classics in Sociology

    This book introduces social scientists to the ideas of George Herbert Mead (1863-1931) - one of the most original yet neglected thinkers of early twentieth century sociology. Mead is an exceptional case amongst sociological classics in that, until now, there has been no comprehensive reader of his...

    Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Local Foods Meet Global Foodways

    Tasting History

    Edited by Benjamin N. Lawrance, Carolyn de la Peña

    This book explores the intersection of food and foodways from global and local perspectives. The collection contributes to interdisciplinary debates about the role and movement of commodities in the historical and contemporary world. The expert contributions collectively address a fundamental...

    Published December 7th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Jim Crow Citizenship

    Liberalism and the Southern Defense of Racial Hierarchy

    By Marek D. Steedman

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    In the late 1860s the U.S. federal government initiated the most abrupt transition from slavery to citizenship in the Americas. The transformation, of course, did not stick, but it did permanently alter the terms of American citizenship and initiated a century long struggle over the place of...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Kennedy, Johnson and NATO

    Britain, America and the Dynamics of Alliance, 1962-68

    By Andrew Priest

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    Kennedy, Johnson and the Defence of NATO is an incisive reassessment of Anglo-American defence relations, which form a crucial part of international security. Andrew Priest closely examines this key relationship by focusing on the so-called Nassau agreement of December 1962. He clearly places...

    Published November 30th 2012 by Routledge

  5. American Utopia and Social Engineering in Literature, Social Thought, and Political History

    By Peter Swirski

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    The United States today is afflicted with political alienation, militarized violence, institutionalized poverty, and social agony. Worst of all, perhaps, it is afflicted with chronic and acute ahistoricism. America insist on ignoring the context of its present dilemmas. It insists on forgetting...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Macmillan, Khrushchev and the Berlin Crisis, 1958-1960

    By Kitty Newman

    Series: Cold War History

    This new study casts fresh light on the roles of Harold Macmillan and Nikita Khrushchev and their efforts to achieve a compromise settlement on the pivotal Berlin Crisis. Drawing on previously unseen documents and secret archive material, Kitty Newman demonstrates how the British Prime Minister...

    Published November 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Protestant Missionaries, Asian Immigrants, and Ideologies of Race in America, 1850–1924

    By Jennifer Snow

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    This book examines how in defending Asian rights and their own version of Christian idealism against scientific racism, missionaries developed a complex theology of race that prefigured modern ideologies of multiculturalism and reached its final, belated culmination in the liberal Protestant...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Intelligence and International Security

    New Perspectives and Agendas

    Edited by Len Scott, R. Gerald Hughes, Martin Alexander

    The events of 9/11 and subsequent acts of jihadist terrorism, together with the failures of intelligence agencies over Iraq’s Weapons of Mass Destruction, have arguably heralded a new age of intelligence. For some this takes the form of a crisis of legitimacy. For others the threat of cataclysmic...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Social Impact of Sport

    Cross-Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Ramón Spaaij

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    This book critically examines the ways in which sports contribute to, or inhibit, social well-being, the directions these changes take and the conditions necessary for sport to have beneficial outcomes. The themes addressed in the book demonstrate the diversity and versatility of the social impacts...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Legislating Creativity

    The Intersections of Art and Politics

    By Dustin Kidd

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    How does political policy-making shape the creative activities of artists? Do the political interests of artists influence actual political practices in any way? Legislating Creativity examines the relationship between art and politics through an analysis of controversial art projects tied to the...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

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