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Routledge Advances in Sociology


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This series examines the cutting-edge developments and debates within the field of sociology, covering the latest theories and issues from around the world.

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European Solidarity in Times of Crisis: Insights from a Thirteen-Country Survey

European Solidarity in Times of Crisis: Insights from a Thirteen-Country Survey

1st Edition

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Jurgen Gerhards, Holger Lengfeld, Zsófia Ignácz, Florian K Kley, Maximilian Priem
July 08, 2019

The euro crisis, several sovereign debt crises, the Great Recession, the refugee crisis, and Brexit have all challenged Europeans’ willingness to show solidarity with other European citizens and member states of the European Union. European Solidarity in Times of Crisis provides a clear theoretical...

Conflict and the Social Bond: Peace in Modern Societies

Conflict and the Social Bond: Peace in Modern Societies

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Michalis Lianos
July 01, 2019

Is violent conflict inevitable? What is it in our social nature that makes us conduct wars, genocides and persecutions? The answer lies in how we are programmed to bond and form communities that demand loyalty in order to let us belong. The analysis in this book cuts through the social sciences in...

Investments in a Sustainable Workforce in Europe

Investments in a Sustainable Workforce in Europe

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Tanja van der Lippe, Zoltán Lippényi
June 25, 2019

A sustainable European workforce has become increasingly relevant in our present day and age. Flexibility and job insecurity are omnipresent; organizational workforces are displaying growing diversity with respect to age, gender, ethnicity and family status; and Europe’s welfare states are...

Urban Environments for Healthy Ageing: A Global Perspective

Urban Environments for Healthy Ageing: A Global Perspective

1st Edition

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Anna P Lane
June 13, 2019

Around the world, researchers, policy makers and practitioners are working to ensure cities and communities are prepared for the challenges and opportunities of aged and highly urbanized populations. Bringing together stakeholders from Europe, Asia, Australia and North America, this book presents...

Globalization, Modernity and the Rise of Religious Fundamentalism: The Challenge of Religious Resurgence against the “End of History” (A Dialectical Kaleidoscopic Analysis)

Globalization, Modernity and the Rise of Religious Fundamentalism: The Challenge of Religious Resurgence against the “End of History” (A Dialectical Kaleidoscopic Analysis)

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Dimitrios Methenitis
June 13, 2019

The emergence of religious fundamentalism in a globalized, post-colonial world poses a significant challenge to the "End of History" narratives common in academic and non-academic literature alike.   Globalization, Modernity and the Rise of Religious Fundamentalism proposes that we must seek new...

Trade Unions and European Integration: A Question of Optimism and Pessimism?

Trade Unions and European Integration: A Question of Optimism and Pessimism?

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Johannes M Kiess, Martin Seeliger
June 12, 2019

Trade Unions and European Integration brings together pessimists and optimists on trade unionism under the contemporary pressures of European integration. The Great Recession has brought new attention to structural problems of the European integration process, specifically monetary integration...

Youth and the Politics of the Present (Open Access): Coping with Complexity and Ambivalence

Youth and the Politics of the Present (Open Access): Coping with Complexity and Ambivalence

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Enzo Colombo, Paola Rebughini
June 10, 2019

Youth and the Politics of the Present presents a range of topical sociological investigations into various aspects of the everyday practices of young adults in different European contexts. Indeed, this volume provides an original and provocative investigation of various current central issues...

Citizenship in the Latin American Upper and Middle Classes: Ethnographic Perspectives on Culture, Politics, and Consumption

Citizenship in the Latin American Upper and Middle Classes: Ethnographic Perspectives on Culture, Politics, and Consumption

1st Edition

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Fiorella Montero-Diaz, Franka Winter
May 16, 2019

The problem of citizenship has long affected Latin America, simultaneously producing inclusion and exclusion; division and unity. Its narrative and practice both reflect and contribute to the region’s profound inequalities. However, citizenship is usually studied on the margins of society. Despite...

The Marginalised in Genocide Narratives

The Marginalised in Genocide Narratives

1st Edition

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Giorgia Dona
May 09, 2019

2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the Rwanda genocide. This volume, the product of over twenty years of engagement with Rwanda and its diaspora, offers a timely reminder of the necessity of rethinking the genocide’s social history. Examining a range of marginal stories and using Rwanda as a case...

The Social Structures of Global Academia

The Social Structures of Global Academia

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Fabian Cannizzo, Nick Osbaldiston
May 08, 2019

Higher education and research are now at the centre of economic and social policy in advanced information societies. Global networks of researchers, finance, students, and policy makers invoke collaborative sociological perspectives. What it means to be an academic and to work in a technologically...

Horizontal Europeanisation: The Transnationalisation of Daily Life and Social Fields in Europe

Horizontal Europeanisation: The Transnationalisation of Daily Life and Social Fields in Europe

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Martin Heidenreich
April 26, 2019

European integration has transformed the social life of European citizens. Daily life and work no longer take place primarily in a local and national context, but increasingly in a European and transnational frame – a process of ‘horizontal Europeanisation’ which, while increasing the life chances...

The Human Rights City: New York, San Francisco, Barcelona

The Human Rights City: New York, San Francisco, Barcelona

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Michele Grigolo
April 23, 2019

We are used to thinking of human rights as a matter for states to deal with. Much less investigated is the question of what cities do with them, even though urban communities and municipalities have been discussing human rights for quite some time. In this volume Grigolo borrows the concept of ‘the...

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