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Anarchy, Geography, Modernity: Selected Writings of Elisee Reclus

by Élisée Reclus, John Clark & Camille Martin

The first comprehensive introduction to the thought of Elisée Reclus, the great anarchist geographer and political theorist, Anarchy, Geography, Modernity presents his groundbreaking critique of all forms of...


The Faithful Scribe: A Story of Islam, Pakistan, Family, and War

by Shahan Mufti

A journalist explores his family’s history to reveal the hybrid cultural and political landscape of Pakistan, the world’s first Islamic democracy

 

Shahan Mufti’s family history, which he can trace back...


Barthes "Mythologies" Today: Readings of Contemporary Culture: Readings of Contemporary Culture

by Pete Bennett & Julian McDougall

This is Barthes' seminal text reimagined in a contemporary context by contemporary academics. Through a revisiting of Mythologies, a key text in cultural and media studies, this volume explores the value these...


The Long Reconstruction: The Post-Civil War South in History, Film, and Memory

by Frank J. Wetta & Martin A. Novelli

A century and a half after the Civil War, Americans are still dealing with the legacies of the conflict and Reconstruction, including the many myths and legends spawned by these events. The Long Reconstruction:...


Armed Drones and the Ethics of War: Military Virtue in a Post-Heroic Age

by Christian Enemark

This book assesses the ethical implications of using armed unmanned aerial vehicles ('hunter-killer drones') in contemporary conflicts.

The American way of war is trending away from the heroic and towards the...


Researching Virtual Worlds: Methodologies for Studying Emergent Practices

by Louise Phillips & Ursula Plesner

This volume presents a wide range of methodological strategies that are designed to take into account the complex, emergent, and continually shifting character of virtual worlds. It interrogates how virtual...


Masculinity in Contemporary Popular Cinema: Gender as Genre

by John Alberti

This volume addresses the growing obsolescence of traditional constructions of masculine identity in popular romantic comedies by proposing an approach that combines gender and genre theory to examine the ongoing...


Digital Gaming Re-Imagines the Middle Ages

by Daniel T. Kline

Digital gaming's cultural significance is often minimized much in the same way that the Middle Ages are discounted as the backward and childish precursor to the modern period. Digital Gaming Reimagines the Middle...


Mental Health Services for Vulnerable Children and Young People: Supporting Children Who Are, or Have Been, in Foster Care

by Michael Tarren-Sweeney & Arlene Vetere

More than half of children either in foster care, or adopted from care in the developed world, have a measurable need for mental health services, while up to one quarter present with complex and severe trauma-...


Skuse's Complete Confectioner

by Skuse

"First Published in 2005, Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company."


Analysing Social Work Communication: Discourse in Practice

by Christopher Hall, Kirsi Juhila & Maureen Matarese

With communication and relationships at the core of social work, this book reveals the way it is foremost a practice that becomes reality in dialogue, illuminating some of the profession's key dilemmas. Applied...


Religion and the Realist Tradition

by Jodok Troy

This volume picks up a rather uninvested field of international relations theory: the influence of religion on Realism as well as the power of Realism to address religious issues in world politics. Although...


Islamic Fundamentalism

by Beverley Milton-Edwards

Featuring a brand new examination of Islamic fundamentalism in the wake of the Arab Spring, this fully revised and updated second edition of Islamic Fundamentalism since 1945 analyzes the roots and emergence...


India's Human Security: Lost Debates, Forgotten People, Intractable Challenges

by Jason Miklian & Ashild Kolas

India's explosive economic growth and emerging power status make it a key country of interest for policymakers, researchers and scholars within South Asia and around the world. But while many of India's threats...


Transnational Families, Migration and the Circulation of Care: Understanding Mobility and Absence in Family Life

by Loretta Baldassar & Laura Merla

Without denying the difficulties that confront migrants and their distant kin, this volume highlights the agency of family members in transnational processes of care, in an effort to acknowledge the transnational...


Participation in Community Work: International Perspectives: International Perspectives

by Anne Karin Larsen, Vishanthie Sewpaul & Grete Oline Hole

Participation is a key community work method and this text, written by an international selection of authors, covers innovative approaches in community based education and practice. Including real-life case...


Polcing Non-Citizens

by Leanne Weber

Criminologists are increasingly turning their attention to the many points of intersection between immigration and crime control. This book discusses the detection of unlawful non-citizens as a distinct form...


The Myth of Moral Panics: Sex, Snuff, and Satan: Sex, Snuff, and Satan

by Bill Thompson & Andy Williams

This study provides a comprehensive critique - forensic, historical, and theoretical - of the moral panic paradigm, using empirically grounded ethnographic research to argue that the panic paradigm suffers...


Grotowski, Women, and Contemporary Performance: Meetings with Remarkable Women: Meetings with Remarkable Women

by Virginie Magnat

As the first examination of women's foremost contributions to Jerzy Grotowski's cross-cultural investigation of performance, this book complements and broadens existing literature by offering a more diverse...


Women, Science, and Technology: A Reader in Feminist Science Studies: A Reader in Feminist Science Studies

by Mary Wyer, Mary Barbercheck & Donna Cookmeyer

Women, Science, and Technology is an ideal reader for courses in feminist science studies. This third edition fully updates its predecessor with a new introduction and twenty-eight new readings that explore...