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Financial Management in Human Services

by Marvin D Feit & Peter K Li

Rather than treating financial management as an independent administrative practice, Financial Management in Human Services provides students and social service administrators with a conceptual framework in...


Beyond Hierarchy: Gender and Sexuality in the Social Economy

by Sarah Oerton University of Wales.

Since the early 1980s there has been a surge of interest in both issues of gender and sexuality in work and organizational life, and in the founding and running of co-operatives and collectives. Since hierarchy...


Heterosexual Women Changing the Family: Refusing to Be a "Wife"!

by Jo Van Every Department of Sociology and

First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


The Actress: Hollywood Acting and the Female Star

by Karen Hollinger

The Actress: Hollywood Acting and the Female Star investigates the contemporary film actress both as an artist and as an ideological construct. Divided into two sections, The Actress first examines the major...


The Video Game Theory Reader

by Mark J.P. Wolf & Bernard Perron

In the early days of Pong and Pac Man, video games appeared to be little more than an idle pastime. Today, video games make up a multi-billion dollar industry that rivals television and film.

The Video Game...


Japan's New Left Movements: Legacies for Civil Society

by Takemasa Ando

The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident that followed the March 2011 tsunami and earthquake in Japan shocked the world. In the wake the of the disaster, questions were asked as to why Japanese antinuclear movements...


Out of Order? Policing Black People: Policing Black People

by E. Cashmore & E. McLaughlin

First published in 1991, this book evaluates and compares the problematic relationships that have sometimes existed between police and Afro-Caribbean people in Britain and in the United States of America. Contributors...


Suffer and Be Still: Women in the Victorian Age: Women in the Victorian Age

by Martha Vicinus

First published in 1972, this book contains a collection of ten essays that document the feminine stereotypes that women fought against, and only partially erased, a hundred years ago. In an introductory essay,...


A Widening Sphere: Changing Roles of Victorian Women: Changing Roles of Victorian Women

by Martha Vicinus

First published in 1977, this book is a companion volume to Suffer and Be Still. It looks at the widening sphere of women's activities in the Victorian age and testifies to the dual nature of the legal and social...


The Alienated Mind: The Sociology of Knowledge in Germany 1918-1933: The Sociology of Knowledge in Germany 1918-1933

by David Frisby

This book, first published in 1983, with a second edition in 1992, investigates the emergence of the sociology of knowledge in Germany in the critical period from 1918 to 1933. These years witnessed the development...


Pan-Africanism, and the Politics of African Citizenship and Identity

by Toyin Falola & Kwame Essien

There is no recent literature that underscores the transition from Pan-Africanism to Diaspora discourse. This book examines the gradual shift and four major transformations in the study of Pan-Africanism. It...


Remaking Cities: Contradictions of the Recent Urban Environment: Contradictions of the Recent Urban Environment

by Alison Ravetz

This book, published in 1980, is an iconoclastic account of one of the pillars of the welfare state, British town and country planning, between 1945 and 1975. Always a fine balance between central control and...


New Media and the Nation in Malaysia: Malaysianet

by Susan Leong

In the four decades or so since its invention, the internet has become pivotal to how many societies function, influencing how individual citizens interact with and respond to their governments. Within Southeast...


Environmental Crime and Corruption in Russia: Federal and Regional Perspectives

by Sally Stoecker & Ramziya Shakirova

Environmental devastation, a significant consequence of industrial activity in Soviet times, continues to be a major problem in Russia. Specific problems include radioactive pollutants from inadequately monitored...


Subcultures The Basics

by Ross Haenfler

Subcultures: The Basics is an accessible, engaging introduction to youth cultures in a global context. Blending theory and practice to examine a range of subcultural movements including hip hop in Japan, global...


Michotte's Experimental Phenomenology of Perception

by Georges Thinés, Alan Costall & George Butterworth

This volume of collected papers, with the accompanying essays by the editors, is the definitive source book for the work of this important experimental psychologist. Originally published in 1991, it offered...


Life Forms and Meaning Structure

by Alfred Schutz

This volume contains a translation of four early manuscripts by Alfred Schutz, unpublished at the time, written between 1924 and 1928. The publication of these four essays adds much to our knowledge and appreciation...


Constucting Risk and Safety in Technological Practice

by Boel Berner & Jane Summerton

Modern technological systems entail risks and uncertainties of hitherto unknown dimensions. This book discusses the construction of risk and safety within a variety of empirical contexts where technologies and...


Mirror, Sword and Jewel

by Kurt Singer

Edited with an Introduction by Richard Storry. First published over 20 years ago and long out of print, this is a unique interpretation of the essence of Japanese society and individual psychology.


Japanese Religions Past and Present

by Esben Andreasen, Ian Reader & Finn Stefansson

Each of the eight chapters deals with a specific topic, such as Shinto, Buddhism, the new religions, and Christianity; there is an introduction that outlines the subject to be considered followed by a series...