• Social Movements in Violently Divided Societies: Constructing Conflict and Peacebuilding book cover

    Social Movements in Violently Divided Societies

    Constructing Conflict and Peacebuilding, 1st Edition

    By John Nagle

    Violently divided societies present major challenges to institutions seeking to establish peace in places characterised by ethnic conflict and high levels of social segregation. Yet such societies also contain groups that refuse to be confined within separate forms of ethnic community and instead…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Modern Superhero in Film and Television: Popular Genre and American Culture book cover

    The Modern Superhero in Film and Television

    Popular Genre and American Culture, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey A. Brown

    Hollywood’s live-action superhero films currently dominate the worldwide box-office, with the characters enjoying more notoriety through their feature film and television depictions than they have ever before. This book argues that this immense popularity reveals deep cultural concerns about…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • On The Origins of Self-Service book cover

    On The Origins of Self-Service

    1st Edition

    By Franck Cochoy

    Most marketing scholars implicitly consider independent merchants as conservative and passive actors, and study the modernization of retailing via department stores, chains and supermarkets. In this innovative study, Franck Cochoy challenges this perspective and takes a close look at the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The International Politics of Fashion: Being Fab in a Dangerous World book cover

    The International Politics of Fashion

    Being Fab in a Dangerous World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Behnke

    This book seeks to address and fill a puzzling omission in contemporary critical IR scholarship. Following on from the aesthetic turn in IR, critical and ‘postmodern’ IR has produced an impressive array of studies into movies, literature, music and art and the way these media produce, mediate, and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Methods of Exploring Emotions book cover

    Methods of Exploring Emotions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helena Flam, Jochen Kleres

    Gathering scholars from different disciplines, this book is the first on how to study emotions using sociological, historical, linguistic, anthropological, psychological, cultural, and mixed approaches. Bringing together the emerging lines of inquiry, it lays foundations for an overdue…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Retail and the Artifice of Social Change book cover

    Retail and the Artifice of Social Change

    1st Edition

    By Steven Miles

    In Retail and Social Change Steven Miles, presents a cross-disciplinary analysis of the evolution of retail and how in both its material and virtual guises it has come to reframe our relationship with the social world. Retail has become increasingly influential in homogenising the urban experience.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Thanatourism and Cinematic Representations of Risk: Screening the End of Tourism book cover

    Thanatourism and Cinematic Representations of Risk

    Screening the End of Tourism, 1st Edition

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    In today’s world, the need to eliminate natural and human-made disasters has been at the forefront of national and international socio-political agendas. The management of risks such as terrorism, labour strikes, protests and environmental degradation has become pivotal for countries that depend on…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Multicultural Politics of Recognition and Postcolonial Citizenship: Rethinking the Nation book cover

    Multicultural Politics of Recognition and Postcolonial Citizenship

    Rethinking the Nation, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Busbridge

    This book examines claims for recognition of cultural difference from immigrant and Indigenous minorities, highlighting the ways in which they intersect with ideas of national community. Busbridge argues that there is an important, albeit under-explored, relationship between nation and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Mega-Events as Economies of the Imagination: Creating Atmospheres for Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 book cover

    Mega-Events as Economies of the Imagination

    Creating Atmospheres for Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020, 1st Edition

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    Atmosphere, the elusive ambiance of a place, enables or hinders its mobility in global consumption contexts. Atmosphere connects to social imaginaries, utopian representational frames producing the culture of a city or country. But who resolves atmospheric contradictions in a place’s social and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Women Activating Agency in Academia: Metaphors, Manifestos and Memoir book cover

    Women Activating Agency in Academia

    Metaphors, Manifestos and Memoir, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison L. Black, Susanne Garvis

    Women Activating Agency in Academia seeks to create and expand safe spaces for scholarly, professional and personal stories and assemblages of agency. It provides readers with the opportunity to connect with the strategies women are using to navigate academe and the core values, linked to trust,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Aesthetic Violence and Women in Film: Kill Bill with Flying Daggers book cover

    Aesthetic Violence and Women in Film

    Kill Bill with Flying Daggers, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Kupfer

    Aesthetic Violence and Women in Film is a highly readable and timely analysis of the intersection of two recent cinematic trends in martial arts films: aesthetic violence and warrior women. Joseph Kupfer establishes specific categories of aesthetic film violence, including hyper-violence, a visual…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Childhood, Literature and Science: Fragile Subjects book cover

    Childhood, Literature and Science

    Fragile Subjects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jutta Ahlbeck, Päivi Lappalainen, Kati Launis, Kirsi Tuohela

    How do we understand, imagine and remember childhood? In what ways do cultural representations and scientific discourses meet in their ways of portraying children?Childhood, Literature and Science aims to answer these questions by tracing how images of childhood(s) and children in Western modernity…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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