• Cultural Diplomacy and the Heritage of Empire: Negotiating Post-Colonial Returns book cover

    Cultural Diplomacy and the Heritage of Empire

    Negotiating Post-Colonial Returns, 1st Edition

    By Cynthia Scott

    Cultural Diplomacy and the Heritage of Empire analyzes the history of the negotiations that led to the atypical return of colonial-era cultural property from the Netherlands to Indonesia in the 1970s. By doing so, the book shows that competing visions of post-colonial redress were contested…

    Hardback – 2019-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

  • Tattoo Histories: Transcultural Perspectives on the Narratives, Practices, and Representations of Tattooing book cover

    Tattoo Histories

    Transcultural Perspectives on the Narratives, Practices, and Representations of Tattooing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sinah Theres Kloß

    Tattoo Histories is an edited volume which analyses and discusses the relevance of tattooing in the socio-cultural construction of bodies, boundaries, and identities, among both individuals and groups. Its interdisciplinary approach facilitates historical as well as contemporary perspectives.…

    Hardback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Music as Atmosphere: Collective Feelings and Affective Sounds book cover

    Music as Atmosphere

    Collective Feelings and Affective Sounds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Friedlind Riedel, Juha Torvinen

    This book explores the atmospheric dimensions of music and sound. With multidisciplinary insights from music studies, sound studies, philosophy and media studies, chapters investigate music and sound as shared environmental feelings. This book probes into cutting edge conceptual issues at the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Ambiances, Atmospheres and Sensory Experiences of Spaces

  • The Communicative Construction of Reality book cover

    The Communicative Construction of Reality

    1st Edition

    By Hubert Knoblauch

    This volume advocates a shift from the social constructivism found in the work of Thomas Luckmann and Peter Berger, to a communicative constructivism that acknowledges communication as an embodied form of action in its own right, according to which social actors, in engaging in communicative action…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Knowledge, Communication and Society

  • What is Food?: Researching a Topic with Many Meanings book cover

    What is Food?

    Researching a Topic with Many Meanings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ulla Gustafsson, Rebecca O'Connell, Alizon Draper, Andrea Tonner

    This volume brings together contributions that provide a snapshot of current food research. What is Food? acknowledges the many dimensions of food, including its social, cultural, symbolic and sensual qualities, while also being material in that it is fundamental to our survival. The collection…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • Youth Economy, Crisis, and Reinvention in Twenty-First-Century China: Morning Sun in the Tiny Times book cover

    Youth Economy, Crisis, and Reinvention in Twenty-First-Century China

    Morning Sun in the Tiny Times, 1st Edition

    By Hui Faye Xiao

    This book surveys the explosive youth culture in twenty-first century China, an active and powerful force catalysing cultural innovations, social changes, and collective efforts, re-inventing a pluralistic and multivalent youth (qingnian) in an age of enormous change, division and uncertainty.…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • In Search of Indian English: History, Politics and Indigenisation book cover

    In Search of Indian English

    History, Politics and Indigenisation, 1st Edition

    By Ranjan Kumar Auddy

    This book presents a historical account of the development of an acrolectal variety of the English language in colonial India. It highlights the phenomenon of Indianization of the English language and its significance in the articulation of the Indian identity in pre-Independence India. This volume…

    Hardback – 2019-11-26
    Routledge India

  • Prisoner Reentry in the 21st Century: Critical Perspectives of Returning Home book cover

    Prisoner Reentry in the 21st Century

    Critical Perspectives of Returning Home, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keesha M. Middlemass, CalvinJohn Smiley

    This groundbreaking edited volume evaluates prisoner reentry using a critical approach to demonstrate how the many issues surrounding reentry do not merely intersect but are in fact reinforcing and interdependent. The number of former incarcerated persons with a felony conviction living in the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Corrections

  • Reframing Drag: Beyond Subversion and the Status Quo book cover

    Reframing Drag

    Beyond Subversion and the Status Quo, 1st Edition

    By Kayte Stokoe

    Reframing Drag provides a critical survey of French and Anglo-American queer and feminist theorizations of drag performance, placing these approaches in a dialogue with contemporary drag practice and the representation of drag in three literary texts. Challenging pervasive assumptions circulating…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • The Politics of Memory of the Second World War in Contemporary Serbia: Collaboration, Resistance and Retribution book cover

    The Politics of Memory of the Second World War in Contemporary Serbia

    Collaboration, Resistance and Retribution, 1st Edition

    By Jelena Đureinović

    Exploring the concepts of collaboration, resistance, and postwar retribution and focusing on the Chetnik movement, this book analyses the politics of memory. Since the overthrow of Slobodan Milošević in 2000, memory politics in Serbia has undergone drastic changes in the way in which the Second…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Southeast European Studies

  • Gender Verification and the Making of the Female Body in Sport: A History of the Present book cover

    Gender Verification and the Making of the Female Body in Sport

    A History of the Present, 1st Edition

    By Sonja Erikainen

    This book critically explores the history of gender verification in international sport, to show how culture, politics, and science come together to produce "femaleness" and, consequently, the female body as we know it. Tracing gender verification policies and practices in sport since the 1930s…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Mediating Nature: The Role of Technology in Ecological Literacy book cover

    Mediating Nature

    The Role of Technology in Ecological Literacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sidney I. Dobrin, Sean Morey

    Mediating Nature considers how technology acts as a mediating device in the construction and circulation of images that inform how we see and know nature. Scholarship in environmental communication has focused almost exclusively on verbal rather than visual rhetoric, and this book engages…

    Hardback – 2019-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Literature, Culture and Media

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