• The World of the Banaras Weaver: A Culture in Crisis book cover

    The World of the Banaras Weaver

    A Culture in Crisis, 2nd Edition

    By Vasanthi Raman

    This book is a fascinating investigation into how communalism plays out in everyday India. Using the metaphor of tana–bana —the warp and the weft of the Banarasi sari— the author reproduces the interwoven life of Hindu–Muslim relations in the Banarasi sari industry. As the city of Banaras in Uttar…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge India

  • The Politics of Hate Speech Laws book cover

    The Politics of Hate Speech Laws

    1st Edition

    By Alexander Brown, Adriana Sinclair

    This book examines the complex relationship between politics and hate speech laws, domestic and international. How do political contexts shape understandings of what hate speech is and how to deal with it? Why do particular states enact hate speech laws and then apply, extend or reform them in the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Celebrity Activism book cover

    The Political Economy of Celebrity Activism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nathan Farrell

    This edited collection brings together scholarly works of both a theoretical and empirical nature to critically analyse the forms and functions of the contemporary celebrity activist, and to examine how these intersect with the political economic structures in which celebrity activists operate.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27 
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Prestige Television and Prison in the Age of Mass Incarceration: A Wall Rise Up book cover

    Prestige Television and Prison in the Age of Mass Incarceration

    A Wall Rise Up, 1st Edition

    By Victoria M. Bryan

    Television shows that we might call ‘prestige television’ represent prison in ways that are sometimes reductive, sometimes powerful, and sometimes exceedingly complex. This book examines various programmes across the genres of drama, comedy and horror that utilize prison or places of incarceration…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27 
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Gender and Violence in Historical and Contemporary Perspectives: Situating India book cover

    Gender and Violence in Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

    Situating India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jyoti Atwal, Iris Flessenkämper

    This book covers a range of issues and phenomena around gender-related violence in specific cultural and regional conditions. Using an interdisciplinary approach, it discusses historical and contemporary developments that trigger violence while highlighting the social conditions, practices,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27 
    Routledge India

  • Heritage and Festivals in Europe: Performing Identities book cover

    Heritage and Festivals in Europe

    Performing Identities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ullrich Kockel, Cristina Clopot, Baiba Tjarve, Máiréad Nic Craith

    Heritage and Festivals in Europe critically investigates the purpose, reach and effects of heritage festivals. Providing a comprehensive and detailed analysis of comparatively selected aspects of intangible cultural heritage, the volume demonstrates how such heritage is mobilised within events that…

    Hardback – 2019-08-26 
    Routledge
    Critical Heritages of Europe

  • Digital Media, Sharing, and Everyday Life book cover

    Digital Media, Sharing, and Everyday Life

    1st Edition

    By Jenny Kennedy

    Digital Media, Sharing and Everyday Life provides nuanced accounts of the processes of sharing in digital culture and the complexities that arise in them. The book explores definitions of sharing, and the roles that our digital devices and the platforms we use play in these practices.   Drawing…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Contexts of Violence in Comics book cover

    Contexts of Violence in Comics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Hague, Ian Horton, Nina Mickwitz

    This book asks the reader to consider the ways in which violence and its representations may be enabled or restricted by the contexts in which they take place. It analyzes how structures and organising principles, be they political, cultural, religious, legal or historical, might encourage, demand…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • Representing Acts of Violence in Comics book cover

    Representing Acts of Violence in Comics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Hague, Ian Horton, Nina Mickwitz

    This book examines the ways in which individual moments of violence develop, and are presented, in comics and graphic novels. It raises questions about depiction and the act of showing violence, but it also considers the ways in which violence can affect those involved over the long term. The…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • Asian Women Leadership: A Cross-National and Cross-Sector Comparison book cover

    Asian Women Leadership

    A Cross-National and Cross-Sector Comparison, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chin Chung Chao, Louisa Ha

    This book is an interdisciplinary anthology grounded in scholarly research that offers a concise but in-depth examination and exposition of leadership that help readers better grasp the basics of the various aspects of Asian leadership and examines the practices of Asian women leadership across…

    Paperback – 2019-08-19 
    Routledge

  • Towards a Theatrical Jurisprudence book cover

    Towards a Theatrical Jurisprudence

    1st Edition

    By Marett Leiboff

    This book brings the insights of theatre theory to law, legal interpretation and the jurisprudential to reshape law as a practice of response and responsibility. Confronting a Baconian antitheatrical legality embedded in its jurisprudences and interpretative practices, the book turns to theatre…

    Hardback – 2019-08-14 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Bodies and Transformance in Contemporary Taiwanese Theater book cover

    Bodies and Transformance in Contemporary Taiwanese Theater

    1st Edition

    By Peilin Liang

    In Bodies and Transformance in Taiwanese Contemporary Theater, Peilin Liang develops a theory of bodily transformation. Proposing the concept of transformance, a conscious and rigorous process of self-cultivation toward a reconceptualized body, Liang shows how theater practitioners of minoritized…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13 
    Routledge

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