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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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Youth Crime and Youth Culture in the Inner City

Youth Crime and Youth Culture in the Inner City

1st Edition

Bill Sanders
March 15, 2007

Youth Crime and Youth Culture in the Inner City offers an interpretive account of juvenile delinquency within the modern inner city, an environment which is characterized by a long history of social deprivation and high rates of crime. A wide range of topics are explored, such as young people's...

Globalization, Uncertainty and Late Careers in Society

Globalization, Uncertainty and Late Careers in Society

1st Edition

Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Sandra Buchholz, Dirk Hofäcker
June 07, 2006

Globalization has been strongly shaping and transforming both national economies and individual careers in recent decades. These profound changes have had significant consequences for individual careers of men and women both during and after their employment career. This impressive new...

Emotions and Social Movements

Emotions and Social Movements

1st Edition

Helena Flam, Debra King
May 25, 2005

Most research on social movements has ignored the significance of emotions. This edited volume seeks to redress this oversight and introduces new research themes and tools to the field of emotions and social movements. Sociologists and political activists around the world will find this volume to...

Integration vs. Separatism: The Colonial Era to 1945: African American Political Thought

Integration vs. Separatism: The Colonial Era to 1945: African American Political Thought

1st Edition

Marcus Pohlmann
April 11, 2003

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Constructing Risk and Safety in Technological Practice

Constructing Risk and Safety in Technological Practice

1st Edition

Boel Berner, Jane Summerton
November 21, 2002

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 their risk are debated and handled by individuals, groups or organizations. With...

Europeanisation, National Identities and Migration: Changes in Boundary Constructions between Western and Eastern Europe

Europeanisation, National Identities and Migration: Changes in Boundary Constructions between Western and Eastern Europe

1st Edition

Willfried Spohn, Anna Triandafyllidou
November 21, 2002

This book provides theoretical and empirical discussion of migration, identity and Europeanisation. With contributions from leading international scholars, it provides both an overview of theoretical perspectives and a comprehensive set of case studies, covering both Eastern and Western Europe....

Immigrants and National Identity in Europe

Immigrants and National Identity in Europe

1st Edition

Anna Triandafyllidou
August 23, 2001

The author reviews main theories of nationalism and criticises their lack of elaboration on the role of 'Others' in nation formation. Drawing upon anthropological, sociological and social psychological perspectives, she develops a dynamic, relational perspective for the study of national theory....

United Nations Decade for Women World Conference

United Nations Decade for Women World Conference

1st Edition

Dayle Powell
January 01, 1984

This thought-provoking volume, dedicated to the International Women’s Decade, reflects the decade’s themes of equality, peace, and development. Experts assess the progress that has been made, lament the failure of nations to take more steps to improve women’s status, and analyze the divisive issues...

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