Cultural Studies: Cultural Theory

  • Russian Intelligentsia in the Age of Counterperestroika: Political Agendas, Rhetorical Strategies, Personal Choices book cover

    Russian Intelligentsia in the Age of Counterperestroika

    Political Agendas, Rhetorical Strategies, Personal Choices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dmitri N. Shalin

    This book examines the phenomenon of intelligentsia as political discourse, civic action, and embodied practice, focusing especially on the political agendas and personal choices confronting intellectuals in modern Russia. Contributors explore the role of the Russian intelligentsia in dismantling…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge

  • The Soft Power of the Russian Language: Pluricentricity, Politics and Policies book cover

    The Soft Power of the Russian Language

    Pluricentricity, Politics and Policies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arto Mustajoki, Ekaterina Protassova, Maria Yelenevskaya

    Exploring Russian as a pluricentric language, this book provides a panoramic view of its use within and outside the nation and discusses the connections between language, politics, ideologies, and cultural contacts. Russian is widely used across the former Soviet republics and in the diaspora, but…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Studies in Contemporary Russia

  • Theory for Art History: Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies, by William E. Deal and Timothy K. Beal book cover

    Theory for Art History

    Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies, by William E. Deal and Timothy K. Beal, 2nd Edition

    By Jae Emerling

    Theory for Art History provides a concise and clear introduction to key contemporary theorists, including their lives, major works, and transformative ideas.   Written to reveal the vital connections between art history, aesthetics, and contemporary philosophy, this expanded second edition presents…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    theory4

  • Archaeology of the Unconscious: Italian Perspectives book cover

    Archaeology of the Unconscious

    Italian Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Alessandra Aloisi, Fabio Camilletti

    In reconstructing the birth and development of the notion of ‘unconscious’, historians of ideas have heavily relied on the Freudian concept of Unbewussten, retroactively projecting the psychoanalytic unconscious over a constellation of diverse cultural experiences taking place in the eighteenth and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15
    Routledge
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • The Lemonade Reader book cover

    The Lemonade Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kinitra D. Brooks, Kameelah L. Martin

    The Lemonade Reader is an interdisciplinary collection that explores the nuances of Beyoncé’s 2016 visual album, Lemonade. The essays and editorials present fresh, cutting-edge scholarship fueled by contemporary thoughts on film, material culture, religion, and black feminism. Envisioned as an…

    Paperback – 2019-06-11
    Routledge

  • Selfish Women book cover

    Selfish Women

    1st Edition

    By Lisa Downing

    This book proceeds from a single and very simple observation: throughout history, and up to the present, women have received a clear message that we are not supposed to prioritize ourselves. Indeed, the whole question of "self" is a problem for women – and a problem that issues from a wide…

    Paperback – 2019-06-11
    Routledge

  • Physical Culture, Ethnography and the Body: Theory, Method and Praxis book cover

    Physical Culture, Ethnography and the Body

    Theory, Method and Praxis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael D. Giardina, Michele K. Donnelly

    The corporeal turn toward critical, empirically grounded studies of the body is transforming the way we research physical culture, most evidently in the study of sport. This book brings together original insights on contemporary physical culture from key figures working in a variety of disciplines,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Qualitative Research in Sport and Physical Activity

  • Youth, Class and Everyday Struggles book cover

    Youth, Class and Everyday Struggles

    1st Edition

    By Steven Threadgold

    The concept of everyday struggles can enliven our understanding of the lives of young people and how social class is made and remade. This book invokes a Bourdieusian spirit to think about the ways young people are pushed and pulled by the normative demands directed at them from an early age,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • The Struggle for the Long-Term in Transnational Science and Politics: Forging the Future book cover

    The Struggle for the Long-Term in Transnational Science and Politics

    Forging the Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Andersson, Eglė Rindzevičiūtė

    This book reconsiders the power of the idea of the future. Bringing together perspectives from cultural history, environmental history, political history and the history of science, it investigates how the future became a specific field of action in liberal democratic, state socialist and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-22
    Routledge

  • Prizing Children's Literature: The Cultural Politics of Children’s Book Awards book cover

    Prizing Children's Literature

    The Cultural Politics of Children’s Book Awards, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth B. Kidd, Joseph T. Thomas Jr.

    Children's book awards have mushroomed since the early twentieth-century and especially since the 1960s, when literary prizing became a favored strategy for both commercial promotion and canon-making. There are over 300 awards for English-language titles alone, but despite the profound impact of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Gendered Tropes in War Photography: Mothers, Mourners, Soldiers book cover

    Gendered Tropes in War Photography

    Mothers, Mourners, Soldiers, 1st Edition

    By Marta Zarzycka

    Photographic stills of women, appearing in both press coverage and relief campaigns, have long been central to the documentation of war and civil conflict. Images of non-Western women, in particular, regularly function as symbols of the misery and hopelessness of the oppressed. Featured on the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Inhuman Materiality in Gothic Media book cover

    Inhuman Materiality in Gothic Media

    1st Edition

    By Aspasia Stephanou

    This book examines the manifestations of materiality across different gothic media to show the inhuman at the heart of literature, film and contemporary media, outlining a philosophy of horror that deals with the horror of the nonhuman, the machine and the nonorganic. The author explores how…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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