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  1. Production and Consumption in English Households 1600–1750

    By Darron Dean, Andrew Hann Nfa, Mark Overton, Jane Whittle

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This economic, social and cultural analysis of the nature and variety of production and consumption activities in households in Kent and Cornwall yields important new insights on the transition to capitalism in England....

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Structure of Social Theory

    By Anthony King

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Drawing on the work of Gadamer, the book demonstrates that a sociology which focuses on social relations does not imply a return to idealism, nor a retreat into individualism, nor a rejection of critique. Rather, a hermeneutic sociology which prioritises human social relations is the only coherent...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Interferon

    The Science and Selling of a Miracle Drug

    By Toine Pieters

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

    This innovative study charts the beginnings, history and fate of Interferon - one of modern medicine's most famous and infamous drugs. Interferon is part of the medical profession's armoury against viral infection, cancer and MS. The story of its development and use is one of survival in the face...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Textiles in Indian Ocean Societies

    Edited by Ruth Barnes

    Series: Routledge Indian Ocean Series

    Textiles in Indian Ocean Societies considers the importance of trade, and the transformation of the meaning of objects has the move between different cultures. It also addresses issues of gender, ethnic and religious identity, and economic status. The book covers a broad geographic range from East...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  5. China, Sex and Prostitution

    By Elaine Jeffreys

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    China, Sex and Prostitution is a topical and important critique of recent scholarship in China studies concerning sexuality, prostitution and policing. Jeffrey's arguments are constructed in the form of detailed analysis of a wide range of primary texts, including documents, press reports, police...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Christians and Public Life in Colonial South India, 1863-1937

    Contending with Marginality

    By Chandra Mallampalli

    This book tells the story of how Catholic and Protestant Indians have attempted to locate themselves within the evolving Indian nation. Ironically, British rule in India did not privilege Christians, but pushed them to the margins of a predominantly Hindu society. Drawing upon wide-ranging sources,...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Catalan Nationalism

    Francoism, Transition and Democracy

    By Montserrat Guibernau

    Series: Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

    Are the Catalans content with the outcome of the Spanish transition to democracy? Is there a future for Catalan nationalism within the EU? How does globalization impact upon the survival and development of nations without states such as Catalonia? Will increasing numbers of immigrants transform...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Responding to Men in Crisis

    By Brian Taylor

    Responding to Men in Crisis is based on new research looking at gendered assumptions about rationality and men's mental health. It looks at postmodern theory in relation to masculinities and madness, and discusses key contemporary debates in political uses of risk, dangerousness and so on. The...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Courting Communities

    Black Female Nationalism and "Syncre-Nationalism" in the Nineteenth Century

    By Kathy Glass

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    Courting Communities focuses on the writing and oratory of nineteenth-century African-American women whose racial uplift projects troubled the boundaries of race, nation and gender. In particular, it reexamines the politics of gender in nationalist movements and black women's creative response...

    Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Contesting the Terrain of the Ivory Tower

    Spiritual Leadership of African American Women in the Academy

    By Rochelle Garner

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    This study examines the leadership of three African-American women administrators in higher education, and how they have used their spirituality as a lens to lead in the academy. The central questions in this case study include: How do African-American women make meaning of their spiritual selves...

    Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge

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