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  • Identity and Nation Building in Everyday Post-Socialist Life book cover

    Identity and Nation Building in Everyday Post-Socialist Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Abel Polese, Jeremy Morris, Emilia Pawłusz, Oleksandra Seliverstova

    This book explores the function of the “everyday” in the formation, consolidation and performance of national, sub-national and local identities in the former socialist region. Based on extensive original research including fieldwork, the book demonstrates how the study of everyday and mundane…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Culture as a Vocation: Sociology of career choices in cultural management book cover

    Culture as a Vocation

    Sociology of career choices in cultural management, 1st Edition

    By Vincent Dubois

    Vocational occupations are attractive not so much for their material rewards as for the prestige and self-fulfillment they confer. They require a strong personal commitment, which can be subjectively experienced in terms of passion and selflessness. The choice of a career in the cultural sector…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Indian Classical Dance and the Making of Postcolonial National Identities: Dancing on Empire's Stage book cover

    Indian Classical Dance and the Making of Postcolonial National Identities

    Dancing on Empire's Stage, 1st Edition

    By Sitara Thobani

    Indian Classical Dance and the Making of Postcolonial National Identities explores what happens when a national-cultural production is reproduced outside the immediate social, political and cultural context of its origin. Whereas most previous studies have analysed Indian classical dance in the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Alienation and Affect book cover

    Alienation and Affect

    1st Edition

    By Warren TenHouten

    Alienation has objective, social-structural determinants, yet is experienced subjectively as a psychological state involving both emotion and cognition. Part I considers conceptualizations of alienation and affect in historical context, emphasizing Rousseau, Hegel, Marx, Simmel, and Weber. Part II…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Cultural and Environmental Change on Rapa Nui book cover

    Cultural and Environmental Change on Rapa Nui

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sonia Haoa Cardinali, Kathleen B. Ingersoll, Daniel W. Ingersoll Jr., Christopher M. Stevenson

    Rapa Nui, one of the world’s most isolated island societies and home to the notable moai, has been at the centre of a tense debate for the past decade. Some see it as the site of a dramatic cultural collapse occurring before Western contact, where a self-inflicted ecocide was brought on by the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Industry and Work in Contemporary Capitalism: Global Models, Local Lives? book cover

    Industry and Work in Contemporary Capitalism

    Global Models, Local Lives?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria Goddard, Susana Narotzky

    Throughout history and in every geographical location, the rise and fall of industry, which impact the fate of large populations, are tied to the development and cultural entanglement of particular models that are articulated with political power. Models are understood as knowledge devices –…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Elements of Architecture: Assembling archaeology, atmosphere and the performance of building spaces book cover

    Elements of Architecture

    Assembling archaeology, atmosphere and the performance of building spaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mikkel Bille, Tim Flohr Sorensen

    Elements of Architecture explores new ways of engaging architecture in archaeology. It conceives of architecture both as the physical evidence of past societies and as existing beyond the physical environment, considering how people in the past have not just dwelled in buildings but have existed…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Memory Studies book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Memory Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Lisa Tota, Trever Hagen

    The Routledge International Handbook of Memory Studies offers students and researchers original contributions that comprise the debates, intersections and future courses of the field. It is divided in six themed sections: 1)Theories and Perspectives, 2) Cultural artefacts, Symbols and Social…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Escaping Japan: Reflections on Estrangement and Exile in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Escaping Japan

    Reflections on Estrangement and Exile in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Blai Guarné, Paul Hansen

    The idea that Japan is a socially homogenous, uniform society has been increasingly challenged in recent years. This book takes the resulting view further by highlighting how Japan, far from singular or monolithic, is socially and culturally complex. It engages with particular life situations,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • Breast Cancer Gene Research and Medical Practices: Transnational Perspectives in the Time of BRCA book cover

    Breast Cancer Gene Research and Medical Practices

    Transnational Perspectives in the Time of BRCA, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sahra Gibbon, Galen Joseph, Jessica Mozersky, Andrea zur Nieden, Sonja Palfner

    The discovery of the two inherited susceptibility genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 in the mid-1990s created the possibility of predictive genetic testing and led to the establishment of specific medical programmes for those at high risk of developing breast cancer in the UK, US and Europe. The book provides a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Lived Economies of Default: Consumer Credit, Debt Collection and the Capture of Affect book cover

    Lived Economies of Default

    Consumer Credit, Debt Collection and the Capture of Affect, 1st Edition

    By Joe Deville

    Consumer credit borrowing – using credit cards, store cards and personal loans – is an important and routine part of many of our lives. But what happens when these everyday forms of borrowing go ‘bad’, when people start to default on their loans and when they cannot, or will not, repay? It is this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of European Sociology book cover

    Routledge Handbook of European Sociology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sokratis Koniordos, Alexandros Kyrtsis

    The Routledge Handbook of European Sociology explores the main aspects of the work and scholarship of European sociologists during the last sixty years (1950-2010), a period that has shaped the methods and identity of the sociological craft. European social theory has produced a vast…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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