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Textbooks

  1. Sociology Looks at the Arts

    By Julia Rothenberg

    Sociology Looks at the Arts is intended as a concise yet nuanced introduction to the sociology of art. This book will provide a foundation for teaching and discussing a range of questions and perspectives used by sociologists who study the relationship between the arts – including music, performing arts, visual arts, literature, film and new media – and society... Read more...

  2. Fashion Theory

    An Introduction
    By Malcolm Barnard

    Fashion Theory explains some of the most influential and important theories on fashion: it brings to light the presuppositions involved in the things we think and say about fashion every day and shows how they depend on those theories. This clear, accessible introduction contextualises and critiques the ways in which a wide range of disciplines have used different theoretical approaches to... Read more...

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New Titles

  1. The Road to Social Europe (New in Paperback)

    A Contemporary Approach to Political Cultures and Diversity in Europe
    By Jean-Claude Barbier

    In the wake of the Greek and Irish crises, and at a moment when solidarity between states is hotly debated on a daily basis at EU level, it is important to understand how ‘solidarity’ can happen at all. The Road to Social Europe reviews the development of political cultural processes since the nineteenth century, showing how social protection and social justice have gradually become interwoven with systems of social protection, or welfare states... Read more...

  2. Emotions and Social Change

    Historical and Sociological Perspectives
    Edited by David Lemmings and Ann Brooks

    This edited collection takes a critical perspective on Norbert Elias’s theory of the "civilizing process," through historical essays and contemporary analysis from sociologists and cultural theorists. It focuses on changes in emotional regimes or styles and considers the intersection of emotions and social change, historically and contemporaneously... Read more...

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Research & Reference

  1. Celebrate International Women’s Day with Routledge Books

    To celebrate International Women's Day we are pleased to offer you 15% off all books featured in this catalog.

    International Women's Day (8 March) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. In some places like China, Russia, Vietnam and Bulgaria, International Women's Day is a national vacation. We have selected a range of women's studies titles that we are sure you will enjoy.

    All you have to do to claim your discount is browse the online catalog and use promo code DC362 when ordering on our website* Click here to go to the catalog

  2. Top Five Bestselling Feminism Titles

    To celebrate International Women's Day we have put together our top five feminism titles.

    We are offering 15% off a selection of women's studies books. To view the catalog click here.

    We are also running a Pinterest competition to win £100 worth of books. Click here to find out more

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General Interest

  1. Author Interview with Julia Rothenberg

    Julia Rothenberg has recently answered a few questions for us about her new book, Sociology Looks at the Arts. Learn about Julia's interest in the subject area, and how the book will help her students with examining the relationship between art and society. Read the full interview here.

  2. Do you want to win £50 OR $75 worth of books?

    Routledge would like to offer our loyal social media members the chance to win £50 worth of books.

    All you have to do is simply like or retweet our ‘£50 OR $75 worth of free books’ post and you will automatically be entered into our prize draw. The winners will be announced on April 21st 2014 so please keep checking our pages.

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