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Textbooks

  1. Understanding Social Movements

    By Greg Martin

    This book offers a new and fresh approach to understanding social movements. It provides interdisciplinary perspectives on social and cultural protest and contentious politics. It considers major theories and concepts, which are presented in an accessible and engaging format... Read more...

  2. Seeing Religion

    Toward a Visual Sociology of Religion
    Edited by Roman R. Williams 

    The potential of visual research methods in the sociology of religion is vast, but largely untapped. This comes as a surprise, however, given the visual, symbolic, and material nature of religion and spirituality. Evidence of religious faith and practice is materially present in everything from clothing and jewelry to artifacts found in people’s homes and workplaces... Read more...

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New Titles

  1. Routledge International Handbook of Ignorance Studies

    Edited by Matthias Gross, Linsey McGoey 

    Once treated as the absence of knowledge, ignorance today has become a highly influential topic in its own right, commanding growing attention across the natural and social sciences where a wide range of scholars have begun to explore the social life and political issues involved in the distribution and strategic use of not knowing... Read more...

  2. Cargomobilities

    Moving Materials in a Global Age
    Edited by Thomas Birtchnell, Satya Savitzky, John Urry

    Objects and materials are on the move like never before, oftentimes at astonishing speeds and along hidden routeways. This collection opens to social scientific scrutiny the various systems which move objects about the world, examining their fateful implications for many people and places. Offering texts from key thinkers, the book presents case studies from around the world... Read more...

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Research & Reference

  1. Interview with Dr Matthew L. N. Wilkinson, author of A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World

    Click here to view a fascinating interview with Dr Matthew L. N. Wilkinson the author of A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World.

    He reveals the reasons why he feels this book needed to be written,  the unique features of the book and what he found surprising when researching the book

    Visit Dr Matthew Wilkinson's featured author page here

    A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World has been awarded the 2014 Cheryl Frank Memorial Prize

  2. Highly Recommended by CHOICE Reviews - Transforming Scholarship

    By Michele Tracy Berger and Cheryl L Radeloff

    "Berger and Radeloff have revised their ground-breaking 2011 practical guidebook to women's and gender studies by expanding on the field's applications for study, research, and career development… The references offer practical as well as scholarly materials for further research, making this guide a unique reference source for career shelves as well as a useful supplementary classroom text."— G. M. Herrmann, SUNY College at Cortland, CHOICE Reviews    Order your copy today!

    View all the CHOICE Reviews in the new online catalog

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General Interest

  1. Cargomobilities - Watch the new video

    The recently published Cargomobilities now has an exciting YouTube video to accompany it. Discover the hidden world of cargo routes and the implications of global transportation by watching the short animation today.

    Click here to carry on reading >>> 

  2. NEW: Routledge Featured Authors Page

    Have you seen our new Featured Authors Page?... Read more...

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