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Everyone loves paperbacks!

The end of March saw a rush of titles publishing new paperback editions, so we've grouped them together so you can see them all at once!

All the titles below have been successful as hardbacks, and now these paperback versions are priced so that mere mortals can afford to purchase them!  Included below are three titles from our popular Genetics and Society series, and another three from the Studies in European Societies that we publish in conjunction with the European Sociological Association.

Click on the titles below to place an order for these new paperbacks today!

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  1. Handbook of the Sociology of Medical Education

    Edited by Caragh Brosnan, Bryan S. Turner

    The Handbook of the Sociology of Medical Education provides a contemporary introduction to this classic area of sociology by examining the social origin and implications of the epistemological, organizational and demographic challenges facing medical education in the twenty-first century....

    Published February 21st 2012 by Routledge

  2. Community Genetics and Genetic Alliances

    Eugenics, Carrier Testing, and Networks of Risk

    By Aviad E. Raz

    Series: Genetics and Society

    Carrier testing of adults provides information about the risk of passing a genetic mutation to your children, leading to reproductive (and some say, eugenic) decisions. Excessive carrier screening may have adverse effects, but it can also prevent suffering and open up new reproductive options....

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The International Legal Governance of the Human Genome

    By Chamundeeswari Kuppuswamy

    Series: Genetics and Society

    The human genome is a well known symbol of scientific and technological progress in the 21st century. However, concerns about the exacerbation of inequalities between the rich and the poor, the developing and the developed states, the healthy and the unhealthy are causing problems for the progress...

    Published May 10th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Local Cells, Global Science

    The Rise of Embryonic Stem Cell Research in India

    By Aditya Bharadwaj, Peter Glasner

    Series: Genetics and Society

    One of the first studies of an exciting new development in global biotechnology, this cutting edge text examines the extent of the transnational movements of tissues, stem cells, and expertise, in the developing governance framework of India. Documenting the impact of local and global governance...

    Published May 7th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Conflict, Citizenship and Civil Society

    Edited by Patrick Baert, Sokratis M. Koniordos, Giovanna Procacci, Carlo Ruzza

    Series: Routledge/ESA Studies in European Societies

    This book provides readers – students, researchers, academics, policy-makers, activists and interested non-specialists – with a sophisticated understanding of contemporary discussion, analysis and theorizing of issues pertaining to conflict, citizenship and civil society. It does so through...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Muslims in 21st Century Europe

    Structural and Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Anna Triandafyllidou

    Series: Routledge/ESA Studies in European Societies

    Muslims in 21st Century Europe explores the interaction between native majorities and Muslim minorities in various European countries with a view to highlighting different paths of integration of immigrant and native Muslims. Starting with a critical overview of the institutionalisation of Islam...

    Published February 5th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Social Class in Europe

    An introduction to the European Socio-economic Classification

    Edited by David Rose, Eric Harrison

    Series: Routledge/ESA Studies in European Societies

    This timely volume introduces a new social class schema, the European Socio-economic Classification (ESeC), which has been specifically developed and tested for use in EU comparative research. Social Class in Europe aims to introduce researchers to the new classification and its research potential....

    Published February 21st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Cultural Analysis and Bourdieu’s Legacy

    Settling Accounts and Developing Alternatives

    Edited by Elizabeth Silva, Alan Warde

    Series: CRESC

    Cultural Analysis and Bourdieu’s Legacy explores the achievements and limitations of a Bourdieusian approach to cultural analysis through original contributions from distinguished international scholars. This edited collection offers sustained critical engagement, substantiated by new empirical...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Design Research

    Synergies from Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Jesper Simonsen, Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt, Monika Büscher, John Damm Scheuer

    Design Research is a new interdisciplinary research area with a social science orientation at its heart, and this book explores how scientific knowledge can be put into practice in ways that are at once ethical, creative, helpful, and extraordinary in their results. In order to clarify the common...

    Published January 25th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Interpreting Human Rights

    Social Science Perspectives

    Edited by Rhiannon Morgan, Bryan Turner

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    In recent decades, human rights have come to occupy an apparently unshakable position as a key and pervasive feature of contemporary global public culture. At the same time, human rights have become a central focus of research in the social sciences, embracing distinctive analytical and empirical...

    Published March 31st 2012 by Routledge

  11. Models in Statistical Social Research

    By G¨otz Rohwer

    Series: Social Research Today

    Models in Statistical Social Research provides a comprehensive insight of models used in statistical social research based on statistical data and methods. While traditionally understood statistical models relate to data generating processes which presuppose facts, this book focuses on analytical...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  12. Social Transnationalism

    Lifeworlds Beyond The Nation-State

    By Steffen Mau

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    In recent decades, the rise of world markets and the technological revolutions in transportation and communication have brought what was once distant and inaccessible within easy reach of the individual. The territorial and social closure that characterized nation-states is fading, and this is...

    Published April 30th 2012 by Routledge


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