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Women and the Family: Two Decades of Change

by Beth Hess & Marvin B Sussman

Despite the pervasive changes that have taken place in women's lives in the past twenty-five years--increased participation in the labor force, the attainment of higher levels of education, and higher salaries--comparable...


Yes We Can?

by Adia Harvey-Wingfield & Joe Feagin

For readers and scholars who are interested in a sociologically-grounded assessment of the historic presidential campaign of 2008, this book provides such an analysis.


Gendering Politics and Policy: Recent Developments in Europe, Latin America, and the United States

by Heidi I. Hartmann

Top feminist theorists and scholars examine the latest developments in gender politics and policy around the world

Gendering Politics and Policy: Recent Developments in Europe, Latin America, and the United States...


Introducing Social Policy

by Cliff Alcock, Guy Daly & Edwin Griggs

The completely revised second edition of this highly respected textbook provides a comprehensive yet digestible and accessible introduction to the theoretical foundations, development and crucial areas of contemporary...


Bisexual Politics: Theories, Queries, and Visions

by Phd, John Dececco & Naomi S Tucker

This anthology presents a vivid collection of essays that explore the history, strategies, philosophy, and diversity of bisexual politics and theory in the United States.The 33 contributors develop a multifaceted...


Failed States and the Origins of Violence: A Comparative Analysis of State Failure as a Root Cause of Terrorism and Political Violence

by Tiffiany Howard

Utilizing global barometer data, Tiffiany Howard examines the underpinnings of individual support for political violence and argues that an insidious pattern of deprivation within failed states drives ordinary...


Emotions, Decision-Making and Mass Atrocities: Through the Lens of the Macro-Micro Integrated Theoretical Model

by Olaoluwa Olusanya

Within sociology and criminology the dominant view is that genocide and other mass atrocities are committed by technologically-lobotomized perpetrators. Somehow the process of rationalization is believed to...


Radical Democracy and Collective Movements Today: The Biopolitics of the Multitude versus the Hegemony of the People

by Alexandros Kioupkiolis & Giorgos Katsambekis

The 'Arab spring', the Spanish 'Indignados', the Greek 'Aganaktismenoi' and the 'Occupy Wall Street' movement all share a number of distinctive traits. Similar features have marked collective resistances from...


The Assault on Social Policy

by William Roth & Susan Peters

A number of groups have intensified their attack on social policy over the past ten years, and this revised textbook reflects these developments, along with new research on the hotly contested policy areas of...


Dependency Culture

by HARTLEY DEAN & Peter Taylor-Gooby

First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Challenges for Europe in the World, 2030

by John Eatwell, Terry McKinley & Pascal Petit

Challenges for Europe in the World, 2030 embodies critical thinking about the long-term implications for Europe of the clear shift of power from the West to the East and the South. Designed as a multi-faceted...


How the EU Really Works

by Olivier Costa & Nathalie Brack

This book provides a concise analysis of the EU and its dynamics by paying particular attention to its day to day operation. It proposes to help students and scholars understand its evolution, its institutions,...


EU Foreign Policy through the Lens of Discourse Analysis: Making Sense of Diversity

by Caterina Carta & Jean-Frédéric Morin

Leading scholars in discourse analysis and European foreign policy join forces in this book, marking a real breakthrough in the literature. Not only do they offer original perspectives on European foreign policy,...


Discourse, Dictators and Democrats: Russia's Place in a Global Process

by Richard D. Anderson Jr

Many people take the trouble to vote even though each voter's prospect of deciding the election is nearly nil. Russians vote even when pervasive electoral fraud virtually eliminates even that slim chance. Could...


Reimagining Social Movements: From Collectives to Individuals

by Antimo L. Farro & Henri Lustiger-Thaler

The social scientific study of social movements remains largely shaped by categories, concepts and debates that emerged in North Atlantic societies in the late 1960s and early 1970s, namely resource mobilization,...


Transparent Lives: Surveillance in Canada

by Colin J. Bennett, Kevin D. Haggerty & David Lyon

The work of a multidisciplinary research team, Transparent Lives explains why and how surveillance is expanding-mostly unchecked-into every facet of our lives.


A HISTORY OF WOMEN'S SECLUSION IN T: The Veil in the Looking Glass

by J Dianne Garner & Linn Prentis

Learn how the seclusion of women can be used as a feminist defense against exploitation—and as an empowering force

Internationally acclaimed author Ann Chamberlin’s book, A History of Women’s Seclusion in...


The Politics of Social Ties: Immigrants in an Ethnic Homeland

by Mila Dragojevic

After forced migration to a country where immigrants form an ethnic majority, why do some individuals support exclusivist and nationalist political parties while others do not? Based on extensive interviews...


Cities as Engines of Sustainable Competitiveness: European Urban Policy in Practice

by Leo van den Berg, Jan van der Meer & Luis Carvalho

Reflecting on two decades of 'competitiveness-oriented' urban policies in Europe, this book investigates the current challenges cities face to sustain their economic position and how this can be balanced with...


American Politics, Then & Now: And Other Essays

by James Q. Wilson

James Q. Wilson is one of AmericaOs most distinguished public policy scholars. This quintessential volume brings together decades of his writing and thinking on all facets of American culture, society, and government....