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Recent Articles

  1. Religious Identity and Social Change

    Explaining Christian conversion in a Muslim world
    By David Radford 

    This book offers a macro and micro analysis of the dynamics of rapid social and religious change occurring within the Muslim world. Drawing on rich ethnographic and quantitative research... Read more...

  2. Stigma and the Shaping of the Pornography Industry

    By Georgina Voss 

    The idea of ‘pornography’ is oftentimes employed to invoke titillation, anger, and disgust. Stigma and the Shaping of the Pornography Industry explores the effects that this stigmatized identity has on the pornography industry itself... Read more...

  3. Understanding Social Movements

    By Greg Martin

    This book offers a new and fresh approach to understanding social movements. It provides interdisciplinary perspectives on social and cultural protest and contentious politics. It considers major theories and concepts, which are presented in an accessible and engaging format... Read more...

  4. Seeing Religion

    Toward a Visual Sociology of Religion
    Edited by Roman R. Williams 

    The potential of visual research methods in the sociology of religion is vast, but largely untapped. This comes as a surprise, however, given the visual, symbolic, and material nature of religion and spirituality. Evidence of religious faith and practice is materially present in everything from clothing and jewelry to artifacts found in people’s homes and workplaces... Read more...

  5. Routledge International Handbook of Ignorance Studies

    Edited by Matthias Gross, Linsey McGoey 

    Once treated as the absence of knowledge, ignorance today has become a highly influential topic in its own right, commanding growing attention across the natural and social sciences where a wide range of scholars have begun to explore the social life and political issues involved in the distribution and strategic use of not knowing... Read more...

  6. Cargomobilities - Watch the new video

    The recently published Cargomobilities now has an exciting YouTube video to accompany it. Discover the hidden world of cargo routes and the implications of global transportation by watching the short animation today.

    Click here to carry on reading >>> 

  7. NEW: Routledge Featured Authors Page

    Have you seen our new Featured Authors Page?... Read more...

  8. Interview with Dr Matthew L. N. Wilkinson, author of A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World

    Click here to view a fascinating interview with Dr Matthew L. N. Wilkinson the author of A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World.

    He reveals the reasons why he feels this book needed to be written,  the unique features of the book and what he found surprising when researching the book

    Visit Dr Matthew Wilkinson's featured author page here

    A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World has been awarded the 2014 Cheryl Frank Memorial Prize

  9. Lived Economies of Default - Free access to Chapter 4

    We have temporarily opened up Chapter 4 from the recently published Lived Economies of Default by Joe Deville. To read the chapter and learn more about 'The Strategic Management of Affect: Venturing inside the collections company' click here.

  10. Political Sociology from Routledge

    To celebrate the 2015 UK General Election, Routledge is pleased to present a range of titles exploring Political Sociology. Browse below for a selection of what we offer in this fascinating area of study! 

    We are also pleased to bring you a collection of recent articles from across our journal portfolio related to this exciting topic. The articles cover a range of topics including political movements, nations and states, and social stratification . Click here to read the articles for free

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