• The Routledge Companion to Gender and Japanese Culture book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Gender and Japanese Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Coates, Lucy Fraser, Mark Pendleton

    This Companion is a comprehensive examination of the varied ways in which gender issues manifest throughout culture in Japan, using a range of international perspectives to examine private and public constructions of identity, as well as gender and sexuality inflected cultural production. The…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions to Gender

  • Fashion Journalism book cover

    Fashion Journalism

    2nd Edition

    By Julie Bradford

    This comprehensively revised and updated second edition of Fashion Journalism examines the vast changes within the industry and asks what they mean for the status, practices, and values of journalism worldwide. Providing first-hand guidance on how to report on fashion effectively and responsibly,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

  • The Wedding Spectacle Across Contemporary Media and Culture: Something Old, Something New book cover

    The Wedding Spectacle Across Contemporary Media and Culture

    Something Old, Something New, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jilly Boyce Kay, Melanie Kennedy, Helen Wood

    This book interrogates the hyper-visibility and stubborn endurance of the wedding spectacle across media and culture in the current climate. The wide-ranging chapters consider why the symbolic power of weddings is intensifying at a time when marriage as an institution appears to be in decline – and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Queering Femininity: Sexuality, Feminism and the Politics of Presentation book cover

    Queering Femininity

    Sexuality, Feminism and the Politics of Presentation, 1st Edition

    By Hannah McCann

    Queering Femininity focuses on femininity as a style of gender presentation and asks how (and whether) it can be refigured as a creative and queer style of the body. Drawing on a range of feminist texts and interviews with self-identifying queer femmes from the LGBTQ community, Hannah McCann argues…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Feminism and Female Sexuality

  • Ephemeral Retailing: Pop-up Stores in a Postmodern Consumption Era book cover

    Ephemeral Retailing

    Pop-up Stores in a Postmodern Consumption Era, 1st Edition

    By Ghalia Boustani

    Often described as the "hottest" retail phenomenon, ephemeral retail concerns the growth of pop-up stores as a new mode of retailing. These temporary stores "pop-up" without notice, quickly attract crowds, then disappear or morph into something else. Although they share similarities with…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Business and Management

  • Lifestyle Journalism: Social Media, Consumption and Experience book cover

    Lifestyle Journalism

    Social Media, Consumption and Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lucia Vodanovic

      Ranging from travel to wellbeing and fashion to food, Lifestyle Journalism explores a wide variety of subjects within a growing field. This edited collection examines the complex dynamics of the ever-evolving media environment of lifestyle journalism, encompassing aspects of consumerism,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-21
    Routledge

  • Fashion and Masculinities in Popular Culture book cover

    Fashion and Masculinities in Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    By Adam Geczy, Vicki Karaminas

    Popular culture in the latter half of the twentieth century precipitated a decisive change in style and body image. Postwar film, television, radio shows, pulp fiction and comics placed heroic types firmly within public consciousness. This book concentrates on these heroic male types as they have…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • World Clothing and Fashion: An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, and Social Influence book cover

    World Clothing and Fashion

    An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, and Social Influence, 1st Edition

    By Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    Taking a global, multicultural, social, and economic perspective, this work explores the diverse and colourful history of human attire. From prehistoric times to the age of globalization, articles cover the evolution of clothing utility, style, production, and commerce, including accessories (shoes…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Geographies of Difference: Explorations in Northeast Indian Studies book cover

    Geographies of Difference

    Explorations in Northeast Indian Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mélanie Vandenhelsken, Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh, Bengt G. Karlsson

    This book rethinks Northeast India as a lived space, a centre of interconnections and unfolding histories, instead of an isolated periphery. Questioning dominant tropes and assumptions around the Northeast, it examines socio-political and historical processes, border issues, the role of the state,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India

  • Mexican American Women, Dress and Gender: Pachucas, Chicanas, Cholas book cover

    Mexican American Women, Dress and Gender

    Pachucas, Chicanas, Cholas, 1st Edition

    By Amaia Ibarraran-Bigalondo

    Mexican American women have endured several layers of discrimination deriving from a strong patriarchal tradition and a difficult socioeconomic and cultural situation within the US ethnic and class organization. However, there have been groups of women who have defied their fates at different times…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Environmental Advertising in China and the USA: The desire to go green book cover

    Environmental Advertising in China and the USA

    The desire to go green, 1st Edition

    By Xinghua Li

    Since the late 1980s, green consumerism has been hailed in the West as an efficient solution to environmental problems. However, Chinese consumers have been slow to warm up to eco-friendly products. Consumers prefer SUVs to hybrid cars, health supplements and snake oil medicines to organic foods…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Creativity in Later Life: Beyond Late Style book cover

    Creativity in Later Life

    Beyond Late Style, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Amigoni, Gordon McMullan

    This collection begins with two premises: that our understanding of the nature and forms of creativity in later life remains limited and that dialogue between specialists in gerontology, the arts and humanities can produce the crucial new insights that are so obviously needed. Representing the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge

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