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  1. Baltic Biographies at Historical Crossroads

    Edited by Aili Aarelaid-Tart, Li Bennich-Björkman

    Series: Studies in European Sociology

    This book brings together life stories from five generations of Balts, living through the diverse and recurring transformations of the twentieth century: occupations, war, independence, totalitarianism, and democratic rule and market economy. The twentieth century history of the Baltic...

    Published January 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Agency without Actors?

    New Approaches to Collective Action

    Edited by Jan-Hendrik Passoth, Birgit Peuker, Michael Schillmeier

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The question of agency is a key issue in social theory and research. The discourse of human agency as an effect of social relations is deeply intertwined with the history of sociological thought. However, in most recent discussions the role of non-humans gains a substantial impact concerning agency...

    Published January 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Mobilizing Regions, Mobilizing Europe

    Expert Knowledge and Scientific Planning in European Regional Development

    By Sebastian M. Buettner

    Series: Studies in European Sociology

    Regional development strategies are becoming more similar all around Europe, even though regional differences are more pronounced than ever and many European regions have become more autonomous actors. This thesis of a peculiar standardized diversification of sub-national space in the modern...

    Published January 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Regenerating Bodies

    Tissue and Cell Therapies in the Twenty-First Century

    By Julie Kent

    Series: Genetics and Society

    This exciting book examines how human tissues and cells are being exchanged, commodified and commercialized by new health technologies. Through a discussion of emergent global ‘tissue economies’ the author explores the social dynamics of innovation in the fields of tissue engineering and stem cell...

    Published January 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Sexuality, Religion and the Sacred

    Bisexual, Pansexual and Polysexual Perspectives

    Edited by Loraine Hutchins, H. Sharif Williams

    Sexuality, Religion and the Sacred is a thoughtful collection of bisexual, polysexual and pansexual scholarship on religion and spirituality. It examines how religious and spiritual traditions address sexuality, whilst also exploring the ways in which bisexually-, polysexually-, and...

    Published January 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Spread of Tibetan Buddhism in China

    Charisma, Money, Enlightenment

    By Dan Smyer Yu

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Focusing on contemporary Tibetan Buddhist revivals in the Tibetan regions of the Sichuan and Qinghai Provinces in China, this book explores the intricate entanglements of the Buddhist revivals with cultural identity, state ideology, and popular imagination of Tibetan Buddhist spirituality in...

    Published January 10th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Ancient Egyptian Family

    Kinship and Social Structure

    By Troy D. Allen

    Series: African Studies

    Scholars in Egyptology have often debated the following question: was the ancient Egyptian society organized along patrilineal or matrilineal lines? In taking a fresh and innovative look at the ancient Egyptian family, Allen attempts to solve this long-standing puzzle. Allen argues that the...

    Published January 7th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Shame, Blame, and Culpability

    Crime and violence in the modern state

    Edited by Judith Rowbotham, Marianna Muravyeva, David Nash

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    This ground-breaking collection of research-based chapters addresses the themes of shame, blame and culpability in their historical perspective in the broad area of crime, violence and the modern state, drawing on less familiar territories such as Russia and Greece, not just on material from...

    Published January 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Attending Krishna's Image

    Chaitanya Vaishnava Murti-seva as Devotional Truth

    By Kenneth Russell Valpey

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    There is a steady and growing scholarly, as well as popular interest in Hindu religion – especially devotional (bhakti) traditions as forms of spiritual practice and expressions of divine embodiment. Associated with this is the attention to sacred images and their worship. Attending Krishna's...

    Published December 20th 2013 by Routledge

  10. John Henry Muirhead (Routledge Revivals)

    Reflections

    By John W Harvey

    First published in 1942, Reflections documents the life of John Henry Muirhead and the philosophical age that he observed. The first part of the volume derives from Muirhead’s own autobiographical narrative, left unfinished when he died in May 1940. The second part features two final chapters...

    Published December 17th 2013 by Routledge

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