• The Empty Museum: Western Cultures and the Artistic Field in Modern Japan book cover

    The Empty Museum

    Western Cultures and the Artistic Field in Modern Japan, 1st Edition

    By Masaaki Morishita

    This book examines the processes through which public art museums, as modern Western institutions, were introduced to Japan in the late nineteenth century and how they subsequently developed distinctive national characteristics. The author focuses on one of the most distinctive forms of Japanese…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Culture, Bodies and the Sociology of Health book cover

    Culture, Bodies and the Sociology of Health

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Ettorre

    Culture, Bodies and the Sociology of Health explores the boundaries between bodies and society with special reference to uncovering the cultural components of health and the ways in which bodies are categorized according to a form of culturally embedded 'health orthodoxy'. Illustrating the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Distortion and Love: An Anthropological Reading of the Art and Life of Stanley Spencer book cover

    Distortion and Love

    An Anthropological Reading of the Art and Life of Stanley Spencer, 1st Edition

    By Nigel Rapport

    In this ground-breaking book, a theory of ’distortion’ - of the way in which the processes of human life are subject to interference, diversion and transformation - is developed by way of the art of one of Britain’s greatest twentieth-century painters and that art’s public reception. Devoted to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Discourse Power Address: The Politics of Public Communication book cover

    Discourse Power Address

    The Politics of Public Communication, 1st Edition

    By Stuart Price

    'Discourse Power Address' identifies the existence of 'directive' address, a form of strategic communication which is employed in a number of dominant practices, including Advertising, Politics, Public Relations and Corporate representation. Stuart Price argues that the simulation of intimacy in…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Theologising Brexit: A Liberationist and Postcolonial Critique book cover

    Theologising Brexit

    A Liberationist and Postcolonial Critique, 1st Edition

    By Anthony G. Reddie

    This book offers a comprehensive analysis of the theological challenge presented by the new post-Brexit epoch. The referendum vote for Britain to leave the European Union has led to a seismic shift in the ways in which parts of the British population view and judge their compatriots. The subsequent…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Gambling in Everyday Life: Spaces, Moments and Products of Enjoyment book cover

    Gambling in Everyday Life

    Spaces, Moments and Products of Enjoyment, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Jean Nicoll

    The book adopts a critical cultural studies lens to explore the entanglement of government and gambling in everyday life. Its qualitative approach to gambling creates a new theoretical framework for understanding the most urgent questions raised by research and policy on gambling. In the past two…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Women's Playwriting and the Women's Movement, 1890-1918 book cover

    Women's Playwriting and the Women's Movement, 1890-1918

    1st Edition

    By Anna Farkas

    The influence of the women’s movement has long been a scholarly priority in the study of British women’s drama of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, but previous scholarship has largely clustered around two events: the New Woman in the 1890s and the suffrage campaign in the years…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Reframing Migration, Diversity and the Arts: The Postmigrant Condition book cover

    Reframing Migration, Diversity and the Arts

    The Postmigrant Condition, 1st Edition

    By Moritz Schramm, Sten Pultz Moslund, Anne Ring Petersen, Mirjam Gebauer, Hans Christian Post, Sabrina Vitting-Seerup, Frauke Wiegand

    This book offers a compelling study of contemporary developments in European migration studies and the representation of migration in the arts and cultural institutions. It introduces scholars and students to the new concept of ‘postmigration’, offering a review of the origin of the concept (in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • The Greening of the City: Urban Parks and Public Leisure, 1840-1939 book cover

    The Greening of the City

    Urban Parks and Public Leisure, 1840-1939, 1st Edition

    By Carole A. O'Reilly

    Urban parks are a much-loved feature of the city environment. However, our knowledge of the true scale of their impact remains uneven. Much work has been done on their origins and design features, but this book aims to extend this beyond the nineteenth century, examining the fuller flowering of…

    Hardback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Prohibitions and Psychoactive Substances in History, Culture and Theory: Prohibitions and Psychoactive Substances book cover

    Prohibitions and Psychoactive Substances in History, Culture and Theory

    Prohibitions and Psychoactive Substances, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susannah Wilson

    This volume is a new contribution to the dynamic scholarly discussion of the control and regulation of psychoactive substances in culture and society. Offering new critical reflections on the reasons prohibitions have historically arisen, the book analyses "prohibitions" as ambivalent and tenuous…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • Residues of Death: Disposal Refigured book cover

    Residues of Death

    Disposal Refigured, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tamara Kohn, Martin Gibbs, Bjorn Nansen, Luke van Ryn

    This book provides a critical overview of the changing ways people mourn, commemorate and interact with the remains of the dead, including bodies, materials and digital artefacts. It focuses on how residues of death persist and circulate through different spaces, materials, data and mediated…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Latina Outsiders Remaking Latina Identity book cover

    Latina Outsiders Remaking Latina Identity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Grisel Y. Acosta

    Latina Outsiders Remaking Latina Identity is an exploration of Latinas on the periphery of both Latina culture and mainstream culture in the United States. Whether they are deliberately rejected or whether they choose to reject sexist, classist, or racist practices within their cultures, the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Global Gender

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