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Everyday Performance, Violence and Resistance
In this powerful book, Kinouani uniquely examines the psychological and psychic factors involved in the reproduction of ‘whiteness’ and reveals how these intersect with race dynamics, race inequality and racial violence.
Critical Activist Research Across Ecuadorean Borders
This interdisciplinary activist research project shows the health and wellbeing impacts of transnational migration on Ecuadorean families. Roberta Villalón documents the intersection of social inequalities and migration and health policies, and how individual and collective action challenge marginalising structures and foster social justice.
Developing the new framework of ‘life-mix’, which considers the mixed patterns of caring and working in different periods of life, this book explores the interplay of productivism, women, care and work in East Asia and Europe.
Why We Must Begin from the Beginning Again
Winlow and Hall argue that the only way to resurrect leftist politics is to begin from the beginning again. They identify the root causes of its maladies, describe how new cultural obsessions displaced core unifying principles, and outline how a new reincarnation of the left can win in the 21st century.
Life on a Low Income during COVID-19
Telling the stories of low-income families, this book exposes the ways that pre-existing inequalities, insecurities and hardships were amplified during the pandemic in the UK and offers key policy recommendations for change.
Male Migrants, Interrupted Journeys and Precarious Lives
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Anna Wyss’ insightful account of male migrants’ journeys around Europe brings new perspectives to the European migration crisis and masculinity issues.
An Ethnography of Activism, Resistance and Resources
This is an important account of grassroots feminist activism in Russia in the politically turbulent 2010s characterized by authoritarian and conservative trends. Drawing on interviews and rich ethnographic data, the book walks the reader through different feminist practices, revealing their historic and contemporary political echoes.
Shifting Boundaries Globally and Locally
Reviewing diverse sites, including the US, Cambodia, Israel, Poland, Chile, Australia and Brazil, this book considers how schooling systems are being influenced by the rise of external actors who increasingly determine the content, delivery and governance of education.
Perspectives from across Europe
Amid debates about the future of both higher education and Europeanisation, this book is the first full-length exploration of how Europe’s 35 million students are understood by key social actors across different nations.