Cultural Studies: Race & Ethnicity

  • The Cinematic Eighteenth Century: History, Culture, and Adaptation book cover

    The Cinematic Eighteenth Century

    History, Culture, and Adaptation

    Edited by Srividhya Swaminathan, Steven Thomas

    This collection explores how film and television depict the complex and diverse milieu of the eighteenth century as a literary, historical, and cultural space. Topics range from adaptations of Austen’s Sense and Sensibility and Defoe's Robinson Crusoe (The Martian) to historical fiction on the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Against Meritocracy: Culture, power and myths of mobility book cover

    Against Meritocracy

    Culture, power and myths of mobility

    By Jo Littler

    Meritocracy today involves the idea that whatever your social position at birth, society ought to offer enough opportunity and mobility for ‘talent’ to combine with ‘effort’ in order to ‘rise to the top’. This idea is one of the prevalent social and cultural tropes of our time, as palpable in the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge

  • India and Turkey: Past Connections, Contemporary Debates book cover

    India and Turkey

    Past Connections, Contemporary Debates

    Edited by Smita Tewari Jassal, Halil Turan

    India and Turkey, Asia Minor and the Subcontinent of Hindustan and the Ottomans and Mughals have had shared histories of contact, engagement, and dialogue over the centuries. Using the inter-cultural dialogue signaled by such contacts as a starting point, this book builds on the historical…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Routledge History Handbook of the American South book cover

    The Routledge History Handbook of the American South

    Edited by Maggi M. Morehouse

    The Routledge History Handbook of the American South looks at the major themes that have developed in the interdisciplinary field of Southern Studies. With fifteen original essays from experts in their respective fields, the handbook addresses such diverse topics as Southern linguistics, music (…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge History Handbooks

  • Mediating Sexual Citizenship: Neoliberal Subjectivities in Television Culture book cover

    Mediating Sexual Citizenship

    Neoliberal Subjectivities in Television Culture

    By Anita Brady, Kellie Burns, Cristyn Davies

    Mediating Sexual Citizenship considers how the neoliberal imperatives of adaptation, improvement and transformation that inform the shifting artistic and industrial landscape of television, are increasingly indexed to performed disruptions in the norms of sexuality and gender. Drawing on examples…

    Hardback – 2017-07-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Evolution of Black Women in Television: Mammies, Matriarchs and Mistresses book cover

    The Evolution of Black Women in Television

    Mammies, Matriarchs and Mistresses

    By Imani M. Cheers

    This book seeks to interrogate the representation of Black women in television. Cheers explores how the increase of Black women in media ownership and creative executive roles (producers, showrunners, directors and writers) in the last 30 years affected the fundamental cultural shift in Black women…

    Hardback – 2017-07-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Television Studies

  • Multiculturalism, Social Cohesion and Immigration: Shifting Conceptions in the UK book cover

    Multiculturalism, Social Cohesion and Immigration

    Shifting Conceptions in the UK

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    Multiculturalism, Social Cohesion and Immigration brings together original research that addresses key facets of the changing dynamics of race, multiculturalism and immigration in contemporary British society. The various chapters in this volume tackle important social and political issues such as…

    Paperback – 2017-07-16 
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Migrants in Contemporary Spanish Film book cover

    Migrants in Contemporary Spanish Film

    By Clara Guillén Marín

    During the last two decades Spain has undergone an unprecedented transformation from being a country of emigrants to receiving a significant number of migrants from all around the world. This book focuses on the analysis of documentaries and fiction films representing migrants in Spain in the first…

    Hardback – 2017-07-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Film Studies

  • Mixed Race in Asia: Past, Present and Future book cover

    Mixed Race in Asia

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Zarine L. Rocha, Farida Fozdar

    Mixed racial and ethnic identities are topics of increasing interest around the world, yet studies of mixed race in Asia are rare, despite its particular salience for Asian societies. Mixed Race in Asia seeks to reorient the field to focus on Asia, looking specifically at mixed race in China,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Migrant Labor and Border Securities in Pop Culture book cover

    Migrant Labor and Border Securities in Pop Culture

    By Camilla Fojas

    Migrant Labor and Border Securities in Pop Culture explores the conditions for migrant domestic, agricultural, and factory workers as that of continual crisis and examines how the borderlands are a workshop of neoliberalism, one that contains all of its outcomes. These borderland stories present a…

    Hardback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Latina/o Popular Culture

  • Precious: Identity, Adaptation and the African American Youth Film book cover

    Precious

    Identity, Adaptation and the African American Youth Film

    By Tim McNelis

    This book examines a popular, divisive, and celebrity-endorsed filmic depiction of a troubled African American girl, focusing on the concept of African American youth film and genre hybridity; the adaptation of the film from its source novel; how it deals with issues of identity such as race,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Post/Colonialism and the Pursuit of Freedom in the Black Atlantic book cover

    Post/Colonialism and the Pursuit of Freedom in the Black Atlantic

    Edited by Jerome C Branche

    Post/Colonialism and the Pursuit of Freedom in the Black Atlantic is an interdisciplinary collection of essays of wide historical and geographic scope which engages the legacy of diaspora, colonialism and slavery. The contributors explore the confrontation between Africa’s forced migrants and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

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