• The New Narcissus in the Age of Reality Television book cover

    The New Narcissus in the Age of Reality Television

    1st Edition

    By Megan Collins

    This book explores the emergence and encouragement of the new narcissus in our society and the ways in which this is portrayed in reality television. Through studies of well-known reality shows, including Toddlers and Tiaras, Hoarders, Sister Wives, Catfish: The TV Show, Celebrity Rehab with Dr.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • English National Identity and Football Fan Culture: Who Are Ya? book cover

    English National Identity and Football Fan Culture

    Who Are Ya?, 1st Edition

    By Tom Gibbons

    In recent years, scholars have understood the increasing use of the St George’s Cross by football fans to be evidence of a rise in a specifically ’English’ identity. This has emerged as part of a wider ’national’ response to broader political processes such as devolution and European integration…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • Other People's Country: Law, Water and Entitlement in Settler Colonial Sites book cover

    Other People's Country

    Law, Water and Entitlement in Settler Colonial Sites, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy Neale, Stephen Turner

    Other People’s Country thinks through the entangled objects of law – legislation, policies, institutions, treaties and so on – that ‘govern’ waters and that make bodies of water ‘lawful’ within settler colonial sites today. Informed by the theoretical interventions of cosmopolitics and political…

    Paperback – 2019-04-11
    Routledge

  • Space, Utopia and Indian Decolonization: Literary Pre-Figurations of the Postcolony book cover

    Space, Utopia and Indian Decolonization

    Literary Pre-Figurations of the Postcolony, 1st Edition

    By Sandeep Banerjee

    The book illuminates the spatial utopianism of South Asian anti-colonial texts by showing how they refuse colonial spatial imaginaries to re-imagine the British Indian colony as the postcolony in diverse and contested ways. Focusing on the literary field of South Asia between, largely, the 1860s…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Psychoanalysis, Clinic and Context: Subjectivity, History and Autobiography book cover

    Psychoanalysis, Clinic and Context

    Subjectivity, History and Autobiography, 1st Edition

    By Ian Parker

    Psychoanalysis is a strange and mysterious practice. In his new book, Ian Parker offers insights into his own experiences, first as trainee then as analyst, the common assumptions about psychoanalysis which can be so misleading, as well as a map of the key debates in the field today. Beginning…

    Paperback – 2019-04-04
    Routledge

  • The Breakfast Club: John Hughes, Hollywood, and the Golden Age of the Teen Film book cover

    The Breakfast Club

    John Hughes, Hollywood, and the Golden Age of the Teen Film, 1st Edition

    By Elissa H. Nelson

    The Breakfast Club is a quintessential teen film. This book analyzes how multiple factors coalesced to solidify the status of The Breakfast Club as one of the most emblematic films of the 1980s and one of the most definitive teen films of the genre. The film brings together genre-defining elements…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Misogyny, Projective Identification, and Mentalization: Psychoanalytic, Social, and Institutional Manifestations book cover

    Misogyny, Projective Identification, and Mentalization

    Psychoanalytic, Social, and Institutional Manifestations, 1st Edition

    By Karyne E. Messina

    Misogyny, Projective Identification, and Mentalization looks at how the psychoanalytic concepts of projective identification and mentalization may explain the construction of society and how they have enabled misogyny to be expressed in social, political, and institutional settings. Karyne E.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01
    Routledge

  • Beyond Prime Time Activism: Communication Activism and Social Change book cover

    Beyond Prime Time Activism

    Communication Activism and Social Change, 1st Edition

    By Charlotte Ryan, Karen Jeffreys

    In this accessible introduction to communication activism, organizer Karen Jeffreys and sociologist Charlotte Ryan draw on more than two decades of ongoing collaboration, using the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless (RICH) as a case study. The book examines a community with shared values,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Media and Communication Activism

  • World Clothing and Fashion: An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, and Social Influence book cover

    World Clothing and Fashion

    An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, and Social Influence, 1st Edition

    By Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    Taking a global, multicultural, social, and economic perspective, this work explores the diverse and colourful history of human attire. From prehistoric times to the age of globalization, articles cover the evolution of clothing utility, style, production, and commerce, including accessories (shoes…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Museum Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship: A New Model for a Challenging Era book cover

    Museum Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship

    A New Model for a Challenging Era, 1st Edition

    By Haitham Eid

    Museum Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship makes a contribution towards building a museum perspective of innovation that takes into consideration the unique role of museums in society. Beginning and ending with the idea of museum innovation in a wider sense, the book takes digital innovation as…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Sociological Knowledge and Collective Identity: S. N. Eisenstadt and Israeli Society book cover

    Sociological Knowledge and Collective Identity

    S. N. Eisenstadt and Israeli Society, 1st Edition

    By Stavit Sinai

    Sociology, emerging in the 19th century as the study of national societies, is the intellectual product of its time, power relations and social imaginaries. As a discursive practice that was enmeshed in the meta-narratives of modernity, the discipline of sociology bears the inherent capacity to…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

  • 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
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

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