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  1. The Archaeology of Drylands

    Living at the Margin

    By Graeme Barker, David Gilbertson

    Series: One World Archaeology

    Many dryland regions contain archaeological remains which suggest that there must have been intensive phases of settlement in what now seem to be dry and degraded environments. This book discusses successes and failures of past land use and settlement in drylands, and contributes to wider debates...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Human Sex Trafficking

    Edited by Frances P. Bernat

    Human sex trafficking is believed to the most common form of modern day slavery. The victims of domestic and international sex trafficking are estimated to be in the millions. Most of these victims are female and children. They are enslaved in the commercial sex industry for little or no...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Women in Sports History

    Edited by Carol A. Osborne, Fiona Skillen

    Women are, and have been for many years, actively involved as players, supporters and co-ordinators in a range of sports and yet they are often missing from, or sidelined in, accounts of the history of these sports. Commenting first on the lack of inclusion of women in British sports history, the...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Thomas Hobbes and Carl Schmitt

    The Politics of Order and Myth

    Edited by Johan Tralau

    Thomas Hobbes, the English 17th century philosopher, and Carl Schmitt, Hitler’s ‘crown jurist’, a political thinker and author of an enigmatic book on Hobbes, are increasingly relevant today for two reasons. First, they address the problem of political order, so important when we witness failed...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  5. International Relations Theory and Philosophy

    Interpretive dialogues

    Edited by Cerwyn Moore, Chris Farrands

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book discusses the contribution of philosophers and thinkers whose ideas have recently begun to permeate international relations theory. It provides an introduction to the contemporary debates regarding theories and methodologies used to study international relations, particularly the...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Transgender Identities

    Towards a Social Analysis of Gender Diversity

    Edited by Sally Hines, Tam Sanger

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    In recent years transgender has emerged as a subject of increasing social and cultural interest. This volume offers vivid accounts of the diversity of living transgender in today's world. The first section, "Emerging Identities," maps the ways in which social, cultural, legal and medical...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Biometrics

    Bodies, Technologies, Biopolitics

    By Joseph Pugliese

    Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

    Biometric technologies, such as finger- or facial-scan, are being deployed across a variety of social contexts in order to facilitate and guarantee identity verification and authentication. In the post-9/11 world, biometric technologies have experienced an extraordinary period of growth as concerns...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Governmentality

    Current Issues and Future Challenges

    Edited by Ulrich Bröckling, Susanne Krasmann, Thomas Lemke

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Examining questions of statehood, biopolitics, sovereignty, neoliberal reason and the economy, Governmentality explores the advantages and limitations of adopting Michel Foucault's concept of governmentality as an analytical framework. Contributors highlight the differences as well as possible...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Twentieth Century Music and the Question of Modernity

    By Eduardo de la Fuente

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    In the first decade of the twentieth-century, many composers rejected the principles of tonality and regular beat. This signaled a dramatic challenge to the rationalist and linear conceptions of music that had existed in the West since the Renaissance. The ‘break with tonality’, Neo-Classicism,...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The American Surfer

    Radical Culture and Capitalism

    By Kristin Lawler

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The image of surfing is everywhere in American popular culture – films, novels, television shows, magazines, newspaper articles, music, and especially advertisements. In this book, Kristin Lawler examines the surfer, one of the most significant and enduring archetypes in American popular culture,...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

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