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Routledge Advances in Sociology


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This series examines the cutting-edge developments and debates within the field of sociology, covering the latest theories and issues from around the world.

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European Solidarity in Times of Crisis: Insights from a Thirteen-Country Survey

European Solidarity in Times of Crisis: Insights from a Thirteen-Country Survey

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Jürgen Gerhards, Holger Lengfeld, Zsófia Ignácz, Florian K Kley, Maximilian Priem
July 08, 2019

The euro crisis, several sovereign debt crises, the Great Recession, the refugee crisis, and Brexit have all challenged Europeans’ willingness to show solidarity with other European citizens and member states of the European Union. European Solidarity in Times of Crisis provides a clear theoretical...

Conflict and the Social Bond: Peace in Modern Societies

Conflict and the Social Bond: Peace in Modern Societies

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Michalis Lianos
July 01, 2019

Is violent conflict inevitable? What is it in our social nature that makes us conduct wars, genocides and persecutions? The answer lies in how we are programmed to bond and form communities that demand loyalty in order to let us belong. The analysis in this book cuts through the social sciences in...

Investments in a Sustainable Workforce in Europe

Investments in a Sustainable Workforce in Europe

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Tanja van der Lippe, Zoltán Lippényi
June 25, 2019

A sustainable European workforce has become increasingly relevant in our present day and age. Flexibility and job insecurity are omnipresent; organizational workforces are displaying growing diversity with respect to age, gender, ethnicity and family status; and Europe’s welfare states are...

Urban Environments for Healthy Ageing: A Global Perspective

Urban Environments for Healthy Ageing: A Global Perspective

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Anna P Lane
June 13, 2019

Around the world, researchers, policy makers, and practitioners are working to ensure cities and communities are prepared for the challenges and opportunities of aged and highly urbanised populations. Bringing together stakeholders from Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America, this book presents...

Trade Unions and European Integration: A Question of Optimism and Pessimism?

Trade Unions and European Integration: A Question of Optimism and Pessimism?

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Johannes M Kiess, Martin Seeliger
June 12, 2019

Trade Unions and European Integration brings together pessimists and optimists on trade unionism under the contemporary pressures of European integration. The Great Recession has brought new attention to structural problems of the European integration process, specifically monetary integration...

Globalization, Modernity and the Rise of Religious Fundamentalism: The Challenge of Religious Resurgence against the “End of History” (A Dialectical Kaleidoscopic Analysis)

Globalization, Modernity and the Rise of Religious Fundamentalism: The Challenge of Religious Resurgence against the “End of History” (A Dialectical Kaleidoscopic Analysis)

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Dimitrios Methenitis
June 12, 2019

The emergence of religious fundamentalism in a globalized, post-colonial world poses a significant challenge to the "End of History" narratives common in academic and non-academic literature alike. Globalization, Modernity and the Rise of Religious Fundamentalism proposes that we must seek new...

The Marginalised in Genocide Narratives

The Marginalised in Genocide Narratives

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Giorgia Donà
June 11, 2019

This year marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Rwanda genocide. This volume, the product of over 20years of engagement with Rwanda and its diaspora, offers a timely reminder of the necessity of rethinking the genocide’s social history. Examining a range of marginal stories and using Rwanda as...

Shared Housing, Shared Lives: Everyday Experiences Across the Lifecourse

Shared Housing, Shared Lives: Everyday Experiences Across the Lifecourse

1st Edition

Sue Heath, Katherine Davies, Gemma Edwards, Rachael Scicluna
May 21, 2019

With a growing population, rising housing costs and housing providers struggling to meet demand for affordable accommodation, more and more people in the UK find themselves sharing their living spaces with people from outside of their families at some point in their lives. Focusing on sharers in a...

Youth and the Politics of the Present: Coping with Complexity and Ambivalence

Youth and the Politics of the Present: Coping with Complexity and Ambivalence

1st Edition

Enzo Colombo, Paola Rebughini
May 16, 2019

Youth and the Politics of the Present presents a range of topical sociological investigations into various aspects of the everyday practices of young adults in different European contexts. Indeed, this volume provides an original and provocative investigation of various current central issues...

Racial Cities: Governance and the Segregation of Romani People in Urban Europe

Racial Cities: Governance and the Segregation of Romani People in Urban Europe

1st Edition

Giovanni Picker
May 14, 2019

Going beyond race-blind approaches to spatial segregation in Europe, Racial Cities argues that race is the logic through which stigmatized and segregated "Gypsy urban areas" have emerged and persisted after World War II. Building on nearly a decade of ethnographic and historical research in Romania...

Citizenship in the Latin American Upper and Middle Classes: Ethnographic Perspectives on Culture and Politics

Citizenship in the Latin American Upper and Middle Classes: Ethnographic Perspectives on Culture and Politics

1st Edition

Fiorella Montero-Diaz, Franka Winter
May 03, 2019

The problem of citizenship has long affected Latin America, simultaneously producing inclusion and exclusion, division and unity. Its narrative and practice both reflect and contribute to the region’s profound inequalities. However, citizenship is usually studied on the margins of society. Despite...

The Social Structures of Global Academia

The Social Structures of Global Academia

1st Edition

Fabian Cannizzo, Nick Osbaldiston
April 25, 2019

Higher education and research are now at the centre of economic and social policy in advanced information societies. Global networks of researchers, finance, students and policymakers invoke collaborative sociological perspectives. What it means to be an academic and to work in a technologically...

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