• Reality TV book cover

    Reality TV

    1st Edition

    By Annette Hill

    Reality TV is popular entertainment. And yet a common way to start a conversation about it is ‘I wouldn’t want anyone to know this but…’ Why do people love and love to hate reality TV? This book explores reality TV in all its forms - from competitive talent shows to reality soaps - examining a…

    Paperback – 2014-11-25
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Media & Cultural Studies

  • The Hip Hop and Religion Reader book cover

    The Hip Hop and Religion Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Monica R Miller, Anthony B. Pinn

    Edited by two recognized scholars of African-American religion and culture, this reader, the first of its kind, provides the essential texts for an important and emerging field of study – religion and hip hop. Until now, the discipline of religious studies lacked a consistent and coherent text that…

    Paperback – 2014-11-17
    Routledge

  • The Body: Social and Cultural Dissections book cover

    The Body

    Social and Cultural Dissections, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Jean Moore, Monica J. Casper

    This college-level handbook offers a comprehensive and accessible overview of sociological and cultural perspectives on the human body. Organized along the lines of a standard anatomical textbook delineated by body parts and processes, this volume subverts the expected content in favor of providing…

    Paperback – 2014-11-05
    Routledge

  • Sisters of the Yam: Black Women and Self-Recovery book cover

    Sisters of the Yam

    Black Women and Self-Recovery, 2nd Edition

    By bell hooks

    In Sisters of the Yam, bell hooks reflects on the ways in which the emotional health of black women has been and continues to be impacted by sexism and racism. Desiring to create a context where black females could both work on their individual efforts for self-actualization while remaining…

    Paperback – 2014-11-04
    Routledge

  • Talking Back: Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black book cover

    Talking Back

    Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black, 2nd Edition

    By bell hooks

    In childhood, bell hooks was taught that "talking back" meant speaking as an equal to an authority figure and daring to disagree and/or have an opinion. In this collection of personal and theoretical essays, hooks reflects on her signature issues of racism and feminism, politics and pedagogy. Among…

    Paperback – 2014-11-03
    Routledge

  • Black Looks: Race and Representation book cover

    Black Looks

    Race and Representation, 2nd Edition

    By bell hooks

    In the critical essays collected in Black Looks, bell hooks interrogates old narratives and argues for alternative ways to look at blackness, black subjectivity, and whiteness. Her focus is on spectatorship—in particular, the way blackness and black people are experienced in literature, music,…

    Paperback – 2014-10-29
    Routledge

  • Yearning: Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics book cover

    Yearning

    Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics, 2nd Edition

    By bell hooks

    For bell hooks, the best cultural criticism sees no need to separate politics from the pleasure of reading. Yearning collects together some of hooks's classic and early pieces of cultural criticism from the '80s. Addressing topics like pedagogy, postmodernism, and politics, hooks examines a variety…

    Paperback – 2014-10-27
    Routledge

  • Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism book cover

    Ain't I a Woman

    Black Women and Feminism, 2nd Edition

    By bell hooks

    A classic work of feminist scholarship, Ain't I a Woman has become a must-read for all those interested in the nature of black womanhood. Examining the impact of sexism on black women during slavery, the devaluation of black womanhood, black male sexism, racism among feminists, and the black…

    Paperback – 2014-10-14
    Routledge

  • Interrogating Popular Culture: Key Questions book cover

    Interrogating Popular Culture

    Key Questions, 1st Edition

    By Stacy Takacs

    Interrogating Popular Culture: Key Questions offers an accessible introduction to the study of popular culture, both historical and contemporary. Beginning from the assumption that cultural systems are dynamic, contradictory, and hard to pin down, Stacy Takacs explores the field through a survey of…

    Paperback – 2014-10-03
    Routledge

  • Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center book cover

    Feminist Theory

    From Margin to Center, 3rd Edition

    By bell hooks

    When Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center was first published in 1984, it was welcomed and praised by feminist thinkers who wanted a new vision. Even so, individual readers frequently found the theory "unsettling" or "provocative." Today, the blueprint for feminist movement presented in the book…

    Paperback – 2014-10-01
    Routledge

  • Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics book cover

    Feminism Is for Everybody

    Passionate Politics, 2nd Edition

    By bell hooks

    What is feminism? In this short, accessible primer, bell hooks explores the nature of feminism and its positive promise to eliminate sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression. With her characteristic clarity and directness, hooks encourages readers to see how feminism can touch and change their…

    Paperback – 2014-09-26
    Routledge

  • Race, Gender and the Activism of Black Feminist Theory: Working with Audre Lorde book cover

    Race, Gender and the Activism of Black Feminist Theory

    Working with Audre Lorde, 1st Edition

    By Suryia Nayak

    Beginning from the premise that psychology needs to be questioned, dismantled and new perspectives brought to the table in order to produce alternative solutions, this book takes an unusual transdisciplinary step into the activism of Black feminist theory. The author, Suryia Nayak, presents a close…

    Paperback – 2014-09-03
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

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