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  1. Watch an interview with Deborah Lupton

    Watch an interview with Deborah Lupton, talking about her new book, Digital Sociology.

  2. Cultural Sociology Online Catalog

    We are very proud to be able to offer the full remit of textbooks and research titles focusing on the diverse field of Cultural Sociology. Here you will find the latest publications in the field along with key backlist titles, to further your own research, challenge and support your students, or to identify essential reference materials for your institutional library.

    Browse the Cultural Sociology Online Catalog here >>>

  3. Routledge International Handbook of Diversity Studies

    Edited by Steven Vertovec

    In recent years the concept of ‘diversity’ has gained a leading place in academic thought, business practice and public policy worldwide. Although variously used, ‘diversity’ tends to refer to patterns of social difference in terms of certain key categories. Today the foremost categories shaping discourses and policies of diversity include race, ethnicity, religion, gender, disability, sexuality and age... Read more...

  4. Digital Publics

    Cultural Political Economy, Financialisation and Creative Organisational Politics
    By John Michael Roberts

    Today we oftentimes hear academics, commentators, pundits, and politicians telling us that new media has transformed activism, providing an array of networks for ordinary people to become creatively involved in a multitude of social and political practices. But what exactly is the ideology lurking behind these positive claims made about digital publics... Read more...

  5. Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Decides?

    Abortion, Neonatal Care, Assisted Dying, and Capital Punishment, 2nd Edition
    By Sheldon Ekland-Olson

    This second edition of Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Decides? has been updated to consider the rising stakes for issues of life and death. Abortion, assisted dying, and capital punishment are among the most contentious issues in many societies and demand debate... Read more...

  6. Latino Homicide

    Immigration, Violence, and Community, 2nd Edition
    By Ramiro Martinez, Jr.

    Latino Homicide is the first empirically based, but readable book for courses to counter the conventional wisdom that immigrant populations only contribute crime to their communities. For this second edition, Martinez further emphasizes his argument with updated data and the addition of a new city, San Antonio... Read more...

  7. Sport Culture and Society

    An Introduction, second edition, 2nd Edition
    By Grant Jarvie

    This second edition will be a must-read for anyone interested in the study of sport and society in an increasingly globalized world.

    Click here to read more.
     

  8. The Metaphysics of Technology

    By David Skrbina

    What is technology? Why does it have such power in our lives? Why does it seemingly progress of its own accord, and without regard to social or environmental well-being? The quest for the essence of technology is an old one, with roots in the pre-Socratic philosophy of ancient Greece. It was then that certain thinkers first joined the ideas of technê and logos into a single worldview... Read more...

  9. Interview with Marian Adolf and Nico Stehr, authors of Knowledge

    Marian Adolf and Nico Stehr, have answered a few questions for us about their book, Knowledge, which published earlier this year. Find out what makes this book ideal for students, and which academic courses will benefit through the use of this book.

    Read the interview here >>>

  10. The ‘Irish’ Family

    Edited by Linda Connolly

    When situated in the wider European context, ‘the Irish family’ has undergone a process of profound transformation and rapid change in very recent decades. Recent data cites a significant increase in one parent households and a high non-marital birth rate for instance alongside the emergence of cohabitation, divorce, same sex families and reconstituted families... Read more...

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