• Analyzing Affective Societies: Methods and Methodologies book cover

    Analyzing Affective Societies

    Methods and Methodologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antje Kahl

    In recent years, research in the social sciences and cultural studies has increasingly paid attention to the generative power of emotions and affects; that is, to the questions of how far they shape social and cultural processes while being simultaneously shaped by them. However, the literature on…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
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    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

  • Geographies of Difference: Explorations in Northeast Indian Studies book cover

    Geographies of Difference

    Explorations in Northeast Indian Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mélanie Vandenhelsken, Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh, Bengt G. Karlsson

    This book rethinks Northeast India as a lived space, a centre of interconnections and unfolding histories, instead of an isolated periphery. Questioning dominant tropes and assumptions around the Northeast, it examines socio-political and historical processes, border issues, the role of the state,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India

  • Skinhead History, Identity, and Culture book cover

    Skinhead History, Identity, and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Borgeson, Robin Valeri

    Skinheads go beyond the societal stereotype of hate mongers, bigots, and Neo-Nazis. The community of skins also includes traditional skins (those that adhere to the original philosophy of the British movement in 1969), Skinheads Against Racial prejudice (SHARPS), and gay skins, female skins and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
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  • The Freshman: Comedy and Masculinity in 1920s Film and Youth Culture book cover

    The Freshman

    Comedy and Masculinity in 1920s Film and Youth Culture, 1st Edition

    By Christina G. Petersen

    Before the advent of the teenager in the 1940s and the teenpic in the 1950s, The Freshman (Taylor and Newmeyer, 1925) represented 1920s college youth culture as an exclusive world of leisure to a mass audience. Starring popular slapstick comedian Harold Lloyd, The Freshman was a hit with audiences…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
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    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Internet Memes and Society: Social, Cultural, and Political Contexts book cover

    Internet Memes and Society

    Social, Cultural, and Political Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Anastasia Denisova

    This book provides a solid, encompassing definition of Internet memes, exploring both the common features of memes around the globe and their particular regional traits. It identifies and explains the roles that these viral texts play in Internet communication: cultural, social and political…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
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    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Audio-Visual Industries and Diversity: Economics and Policies in the Digital Era book cover

    Audio-Visual Industries and Diversity

    Economics and Policies in the Digital Era, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luis A. Albornoz, Ma. Trinidad García Leiva

    This book reflects critically on issues of diversity, access, and the expansion of digital technologies in audio-visual industries, particularly in terms of economics and policies.  It brings together specialists in cultural diversity and media industries, presenting an international and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
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    Routledge Studies in Media and Cultural Industries

  • The National Security Sublime: On the Aesthetics of Government Secrecy book cover

    The National Security Sublime

    On the Aesthetics of Government Secrecy, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Potolsky

    Why do recent depictions of government secrecy and surveillance so often use images suggesting massive size and scale: gigantic warehouses, remote black sites, numberless security cameras? Drawing on post-War American art, film, television, and fiction, Matthew Potolsky argues that the aesthetic of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
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    Routledge Studies in Espionage and Culture

  • Gaming Empire in Children's British Board Games, 1836-1860 book cover

    Gaming Empire in Children's British Board Games, 1836-1860

    1st Edition

    By Megan A. Norcia

    Over a century before Monopoly invited child players to bankrupt one another with merry ruthlessness, a lively and profitable board game industry thrived in Britain from the 1750s onward, thanks to publishers like John Wallis, John Betts, and William Spooner. As part of the new wave of materials…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
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    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Women's Studies: The Basics book cover

    Women's Studies: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Bonnie G. Smith

    Women’s Studies: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the pathbreaking and cross-disciplinary study of women—past and present. Tracing the history of the field from its origins, this revised and updated text sets out the main topics making up the discipline, exploring its global development…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25
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    The Basics

  • Envisioning Legality: Law, Culture and Representation book cover

    Envisioning Legality

    Law, Culture and Representation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy Peters, Karen Crawley

    Envisioning Legality: Law, Culture and Representation is a path-breaking collection of some of the world’s leading cultural legal scholars addressing issues of law, representation and the image. Law is constituted in and through the representations that hold us in their thrall, and this book…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
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  • Law, Art and the Commons book cover

    Law, Art and the Commons

    1st Edition

    By Merima Bruncevic

    The concept of the cultural commons has become increasingly important for legal studies. Within this field, however, it is a contested concept: at once presented as a sphere for creativity, democratic access and freedom of speech, but one that denies property rights and misappropriates the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
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    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Cultures of Sustainability and Wellbeing: Theories, Histories and Policies book cover

    Cultures of Sustainability and Wellbeing

    Theories, Histories and Policies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paola Spinozzi, Massimiliano Mazzanti

     Cultures of Sustainability and Wellbeing: Theories, Histories and Policies examines and assesses the interdependence between sustainability and wellbeing by drawing attention to humans as producers and consumers in a post-human age. Why wellbeing ought to be regarded as essential to…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

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