This series examines the cutting-edge developments and debates within the field of sociology, covering the latest theories and issues from around the world.
Youth Crime and Youth Culture in the Inner City
Emotions and Social Movements
Europeanisation, National Identities and Migration: Changes in Boundary Constructions between Western and Eastern Europe
Immigrants and National Identity in Europe
United Nations Decade for Women World Conference
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...
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...
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...
April 11, 2003
First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
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...
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....
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....
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...