• The Construction of Environmental News: A Study of Scottish Journalism book cover

    The Construction of Environmental News

    A Study of Scottish Journalism, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Campbell

    First published in 1999, this volume is drawn from a 1992-1996 study and seeks to explain the news process used to identify a newsworthy issue and its application to understanding the construction of environmental news. Drawing upon information retrieval and dissemination via journalists,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Spinning for Labour: Trade Unions and the New Media Environment book cover

    Spinning for Labour: Trade Unions and the New Media Environment

    1st Edition

    By Paul Manning

    First published in 1998, this volume asks: are groups or organisations beyond the sphere of Westminster politics doomed to be marginalised in mainstream news coverage, or can the currently fashionable emphasis upon media techniques and 'spin doctoring' offer such non-official news sources a means…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Eunuchs and Castrati: Disability and Normativity in Early Modern Europe book cover

    Eunuchs and Castrati

    Disability and Normativity in Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Crawford

    Eunuchs and Castrati examines the enduring fascination among historians, literary critics, musicologists, and other scholars around the figure of the castrate. Specifically, the book asks what influence such fascination had on the development and delineation of modern ideas around sexuality and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Critical Theory and the Classical World book cover

    Critical Theory and the Classical World

    1st Edition

    By Martyn Hudson

    This book radically re-examines Europe’s imaginaries of its origin in the ancient Greek world. Extracting central concepts of critical theory in its widest sense - beyond the Frankfurt School - like the human, force, spirit and domination, it allies them to characters, mythologies and motifs in…

    Paperback – 2020-01-17 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Lost in Perfection: Impacts of Optimisation on Culture and Psyche book cover

    Lost in Perfection

    Impacts of Optimisation on Culture and Psyche, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vera King, Benigna Gerisch, Hartmut Rosa

    The permanent struggle for optimisation can be seen as one of the most significant cultural principles of contemporary Western societies: the demand for improved performance and efficiency as well as the pursuit of self-improvement are con-sidered necessary in order to keep pace with an accelerated…

    Paperback – 2020-01-17 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • The Psychologization of Society: On the Unfolding of the Therapeutic in Norway book cover

    The Psychologization of Society

    On the Unfolding of the Therapeutic in Norway, 1st Edition

    By Ole Jacob Madsen

    The Psychologization of Society explores the manner in which psychology has increasingly crept into everyday life, with nature reduced to a source of mental health, the belief in God motivated by health not salvation, sin and evil turned into psychiatric diagnosis and the market economy being…

    Paperback – 2020-01-17 
    Routledge
    Therapeutic Cultures

  • Emotions, Everyday Life and Sociology book cover

    Emotions, Everyday Life and Sociology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Hviid Jacobsen

    This volume explores the emotions that are intricately woven into the texture of everyday life and experience. A contribution to the literature on the sociology of emotions, it focuses on the role of emotions as being integral to daily life, broadening our understanding by examining both ‘core’…

    Paperback – 2020-01-17 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Law and Justice in Japanese Popular Culture: From Crime Fighting Robots to Duelling Pocket Monsters book cover

    Law and Justice in Japanese Popular Culture

    From Crime Fighting Robots to Duelling Pocket Monsters, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ashley Pearson, Thomas Giddens, Kieran Tranter

    In a world of globalised media, Japanese popular culture has become a signifi cant fountainhead for images, narrative, artefacts, and identity. From Pikachu, to instantly identifi able manga memes, to the darkness of adult anime, and the hyper- consumerism of product tie- ins, Japan has bequeathed…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge

  • In Crime's Archive: The Cultural Afterlife of Evidence book cover

    In Crime's Archive

    The Cultural Afterlife of Evidence, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Biber

    This book investigates what happens to criminal evidence after the conclusion of legal proceedings. During the criminal trial, evidentiary material is tightly regulated; it is formally regarded as part of the court record, and subject to the rules of evidence and criminal procedure. However, these…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge

  • Women, Literature and Development in Africa book cover

    Women, Literature and Development in Africa

    2nd Edition

    By Anthonia C. Kalu

    This book is a powerful exploration of the role of women in the evolution of African thinking and narratives on development, from the precolonial period right through to the modern day. Whilst the book identifies women’s oppression and marginalization as significant challenges to contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-12-23 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Deep Mediatization book cover

    Deep Mediatization

    1st Edition

    By Andreas Hepp

    Andreas Hepp takes an integrative look at one of the biggest questions in media and communications research: how digital media is changing society. Often, such questions are discussed in isolation, losing sight of the overarching context in which they are situated. Hepp has developed a theory of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Media & Cultural Studies

  • Marxism Goes to the Movies book cover

    Marxism Goes to the Movies

    1st Edition

    By Mike Wayne

    Introducing the key concepts and thinkers within the Marxist tradition, Marxism Goes to the Movies demonstrates their relevance to film theory and practice past and present. Author Mike Wayne argues that Marxist filmmaking has engaged with and transformed this popular medium, developing its…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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