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The Routledge Guide to Working in Criminal Justice: Employability skills and careers in the Criminal Justice sector

by Ester Ragonese, Anne Rees & Jo Ives

Every year thousands of people compete for employment in the UK. Employability and the ability to demonstrate the skills, attributes and behaviours required in a full-time job have become integral to securing...


Savoring Alternative Food: School gardens, healthy eating and visceral difference

by Jessica Hayes-Conroy

Advocates of the alternative food movement often insist that food is our "common ground" - that through the very basic human need to eat, we all become entwined in a network of mutual solidarity. In this challenging...


Performing Asian Transnationalisms: Theatre, Identity, and the Geographies of Performance

by Amanda Rogers

This book makes a significant contribution to interdisciplinary engagements between Theatre Studies and Cultural Geography in its analysis of how theatre articulates transnational geographies of Asian culture...


Cultural Production in and Beyond the Recording Studio

by Allan Watson

Recording studios are the most insulated, intimate and privileged sites of music production and creativity. Yet in a world of intensified globalisation, they are also sites which are highly connected into wider...


Governing Borders and Security: The Politics of Connectivity and Dispersal

by Catarina Kinnvall & Ted Svensson

This book explores and maps the relationship between borders, security and global governance.

Theoretically, the book seeks to establish to what degree, and in what ways, traditional notions of borders, security...


Ernesto Laclau: Post-Marxism, Populism and Critique

by David Howarth

Ernesto Laclau has blazed a unique trail in political theory and philosophy since the early 1970s. In so doing, he has articulated a range of philosophical and theoretical currents into a coherent alternative...


Representations of War, Migration, and Refugeehood: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

by Daniel H. Rellstab & Christiane Schlote

War, migration, and refugeehood are inextricably linked and the complex nature of all three phenomena offers profound opportunities for representation and misrepresentation. This volume brings together international...


Western Europe: Geographical Perspectives

by Hugh Clout, Mark Blacksell & Russell King

Western Europe provides a balanced appraisal of common characteristics and shared problems of the eighteen states lying to the west of the former Iron Curtain.


Regions of Risk: A Geographical Introduction to Disasters

by Kenneth Hewitt

An introduction to hazards, human vulnerability and disaster, paying particular attention to the more severe or novel risks and disaster that affect the general public. The book is split into two parts, the...


Japan and the Wider World: From the Mid-Nineteenth Century to the Present

by Akira Iriye

Akira Iriye assesses Japan's international relations, from a Japanese perspective, in the century and a half since she ended her self-imposed isolation and resumed her place in the international community. The...


Developing World, The: An Introduction

by E. S. Simpson

Addresses the issues faced by developing nations in attempting to secure sustainable economic development.


Migration and Development: A Global Perspective

by Ronald Skeldon

The first text that specifically links both international and internal migration with development at a global level. The world is divided into a series of functionally integrated development zones which are...


Yugoslavia and After: A Study in Fragmentation, Despair and Rebirth

by David A. Dyker & Ivan Vejvoda

This new book presents contributions by leading authorities on the origins of the Balkan crisis, the reasons for the decay and dissolution of the old Yugoslavia, the nature of the new regimes, the prospects...


Social Networks and Music Worlds

by Nick Crossley, Siobhan McAndrew & Paul Widdop

Social networks are critical for the creation and consumption of music. This edited collection, Social Networks and Music Worlds, introduces students and scholars of music in society to the core concepts and...


Buddhism, the Internet, and Digital Media: The Pixel in the Lotus

by Gregory Price Grieve & Daniel Veidlinger

Buddhism, the Internet and Digital Media: The Pixel in the Lotus explores Buddhist practice and teachings in an increasingly networked and digital era. Contributors consider the ways Buddhism plays a role and...


Surveillance in Europe

by David Wright & Reinhard Kreissl

Surveillance in Europe is an accessible, definitive and comprehensive overview of the rapidly growing multi-disciplinary field of surveillance studies in Europe. Written by experts in the field, including leading...


American and Chinese-Language Cinemas: Examining Cultural Flows

by Lisa Funnell & Man-Fung Yip

Critics frequently describe the influence of "America," through Hollywood and other cultural industries, as a form of cultural imperialism. This unidirectional model of interaction does not address, however,...


Movements in the City: Conflict in the European Metropolis

by Vincenzo Ruggiero

For 2nd and 3rd year courses in urban sociology, sociology of exclusion, social stratification, planning and cultural studies in departments of sociology and urban geography. This book provides an in depth examination...


Women in Their Speech Communities

by Jennifer Coates & Deborah Cameron

This collection of essays presents a picture of research on women and language in Britain. The contributors cover a range of British speech communities, linguistic events and settings using approaches from sociolinguistics...


Southern Europe: Politics, Society and Economics Since 1945

by Giulio Sapelli

Until relatively recently most of southern Europe was governed by authoritarian dictatorships, but within the space of two decades more or less stable democracies have become established throughout the entire...