• Derrida for Architects book cover

    Derrida for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Richard Coyne

    Looking afresh at the implications of Jacques Derrida’s thinking for architecture, this book simplifies his ideas in a clear, concise way. Derrida‘s treatment of key philosophical texts has been labelled as "deconstruction," a term that resonates with architecture. Although his main focus is…

    Paperback – 2011-03-21
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Social Works: Performing Art, Supporting Publics book cover

    Social Works

    Performing Art, Supporting Publics, 1st Edition

    By Shannon Jackson

    ‘a game-changer, a must-read for scholars, students and artists alike’ – Tom Finkelpearl At a time when art world critics and curators heavily debate the social, and when community organizers and civic activists are reconsidering the role of aesthetics in social reform, this book makes explicit…

    Paperback – 2011-02-21

  • Lycra: How A Fiber Shaped America book cover


    How A Fiber Shaped America, 1st Edition

    By Kaori O'Connor

    "The Anthropology of Stuff" is part of a new Series dedicated to innovative, unconventional ways to connect undergraduate students and their lived concerns about our social world to the power of social science ideas and evidence. Our goal with the project is to help spark social science…

    Paperback – 2011-02-02
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • Rethinking Contemporary Art and Multicultural Education book cover

    Rethinking Contemporary Art and Multicultural Education

    2nd Edition

    By New Museum

    For over a decade, Contemporary Art and Multicultural Education has served as the guide to multicultural art education, connecting everyday experience, social critique, and creative expression with classroom learning. The much-anticipated Rethinking Contemporary Art and Multicultural Education…

    Paperback – 2010-12-14

  • Cross-Cultural Issues in Art: Frames for Understanding book cover

    Cross-Cultural Issues in Art

    Frames for Understanding, 1st Edition

    By Steven Leuthold

    Cross-Cultural Issues in Art provides an engaging introduction to aesthetic concepts, expanding the discussion beyond the usual Western theorists and Western examples. Steven Leuthold discusses both contemporary and historical issues and examples, incorporating a range of detailed case studies…

    Paperback – 2010-12-13

  • Benjamin for Architects book cover

    Benjamin for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Brian Elliott

    Walter Benjamin has become a decisive reference point for a whole range of critical disciplines, as he constructed a unique and provocative synthesis of aesthetics, politics and philosophy. Examining Benjamin’s contributions to cultural criticism in relation to the works of Max Ernst, Adolf Loos,…

    Paperback – 2010-12-08
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Reframing Photography: Theory and Practice book cover

    Reframing Photography

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Rebekah Modrak, Bill Anthes

    To fully understand photography, it is essential to study both the theoretical and the technical. In an accessible yet complex way, Rebekah Modrak and Bill Anthes explore photographic theory, history and technique to bring photographic education up-to-date with contemporary photographic practice.…

    Paperback – 2010-11-23

  • Contemporary British Art: An Introduction book cover

    Contemporary British Art

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Grant Pooke

    The last few decades have been among the most dynamic within recent British cultural history. Artists across all genres and media have developed and re-fashioned their practice against a radically changing social and cultural landscape – both national and global. This book takes a fresh look at…

    Paperback – 2010-09-24

  • Decoding Theoryspeak: An Illustrated Guide to Architectural Theory book cover

    Decoding Theoryspeak

    An Illustrated Guide to Architectural Theory, 1st Edition

    By Enn Ots

    Existentialism; Urbanism; Aporia; Deontic; Tabula Rasa; Hyperspace; Heterotopia; Metareality; Structuralism… What does it all mean? The unique language used in architectural theory – both in speech and writing – can appear daunting and confusing, particularly to new architectural…

    Paperback – 2010-09-15

  • Bourdieu for Architects book cover

    Bourdieu for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Helena Webster

    Pierre Bourdieu is arguably one of the twentieth century’s greatest socio-philosophical thinkers and his writings have much to offer anyone interested in the ways that people value, consume and produce architecture. Bourdieu spent much of his life attempting to understand cultural consumption and…

    Paperback – 2010-07-09
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Theatre and Performance Design: A Reader in Scenography book cover

    Theatre and Performance Design

    A Reader in Scenography, 1st Edition

    By Jane Collins, Andrew Nisbet

    Theatre and Performance Design: A Reader in Scenography is an essential resource for those interested in the visual composition of performance and related scenographic practices. Theatre and performance studies, cultural theory, fine art, philosophy and the social sciences are brought…

    Paperback – 2010-03-22

  • Photography book cover


    1st Edition

    By Stephen Bull

    Photography explores the photograph in the twenty-first century and its importance as a media form. Stephen Bull considers our media-saturated society and the place of photography in everyday life, introducing the theories used to analyse photographs and exploring the impact of digital…

    Paperback – 2009-12-09
    Routledge Introductions to Media and Communications

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