• Debating the 'Post' Condition in India: Critical Vernaculars, Unauthorized Modernities, Post-Colonial Contentions book cover

    Debating the 'Post' Condition in India

    Critical Vernaculars, Unauthorized Modernities, Post-Colonial Contentions, 1st Edition

    By Makarand R. Paranjape

    How was the post-modernist project contested, subverted and assimilated in India? This book offers a personal account and an intellectual history of its reception and response. Tracing independent India’s engagement with Western critical theory, Paranjape outlines both its past and ‘post’. The book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge India

  • Childhood and Pethood in Literature and Culture: New Perspectives in Childhood Studies and Animal Studies book cover

    Childhood and Pethood in Literature and Culture

    New Perspectives in Childhood Studies and Animal Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Feuerstein, Carmen Nolte-Odhiambo

    Bringing together new perspectives in childhood studies and animal studies, this book is the first collection to critically address the manifold alignments and frequent co-constitutions of children and pets in our families, our cultures, and our societies. The cultural politics of power shaping…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • More Words about Pictures: Current Research on Picturebooks and Visual/Verbal Texts for Young People book cover

    More Words about Pictures

    Current Research on Picturebooks and Visual/Verbal Texts for Young People, 1st Edition

    Edited by Perry Nodelman, Naomi Hamer, Mavis Reimer

    This volume represents the current state of research on picture books and other adjacent hybrid forms of visual/verbal texts such as comics, graphic novels, and book apps, with a particular focus on texts produced for and about young people. When Perry Nodelman’s Words about Pictures: the Narrative…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Prizing Children's Literature: The Cultural Politics of Children’s Book Awards book cover

    Prizing Children's Literature

    The Cultural Politics of Children’s Book Awards, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth B. Kidd, Joseph T. Thomas Jr.

    Children's book awards have mushroomed since the early twentieth-century and especially since the 1960s, when literary prizing became a favored strategy for both commercial promotion and canon-making. There are over 300 awards for English-language titles alone, but despite the profound impact of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Denying the Comfort Women: The Japanese State's Assault on Historical Truth book cover

    Denying the Comfort Women

    The Japanese State's Assault on Historical Truth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rumiko Nishino, Puja Kim, Akane Onozawa

    Planned, instituted and run by the Japanese Imperial Military during the Asia-Pacific War, the ‘comfort women’ system remains hugely controversial. Although political leaders often contest the role of coercion, many argue that the ‘comfort women’ were mobilized forcibly, through processes of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Feminism and the Power of Love: Interdisciplinary Interventions book cover

    Feminism and the Power of Love

    Interdisciplinary Interventions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adriana García-Andrade, Lena Gunnarsson, Anna G. Jónasdóttir

    The power of love has become a renewed matter of feminist and non-feminist attention in the 21st century’s theory debates. What is this power? Is it a form of domination? Or is it a liberating force in our contemporary societies? Within Feminism and the Power of Love lies the central argument that…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Gender, Subjectivity, and Cultural Work: The Classical Music Profession book cover

    Gender, Subjectivity, and Cultural Work

    The Classical Music Profession, 1st Edition

    By Christina Scharff

    What is it like to work as a classical musician today? How can we explain ongoing gender, racial, and class inequalities in the classical music profession? What happens when musicians become entrepreneurial and think of themselves as a product that needs to be sold and marketed? Gender,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Young Migrant Identities: Creativity and Masculinity book cover

    Young Migrant Identities

    Creativity and Masculinity, 1st Edition

    By Sherene Idriss

    In this day and age, much has been discussed as to what it means ‘to be an Arab’. However, this enlightening volume seeks instead to invite us deeper into young Arab–Australian men’s lives as we explore their vocational aspirations and working experiences within highly racialised and hierarchical…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Gendered Tropes in War Photography: Mothers, Mourners, Soldiers book cover

    Gendered Tropes in War Photography

    Mothers, Mourners, Soldiers, 1st Edition

    By Marta Zarzycka

    Photographic stills of women, appearing in both press coverage and relief campaigns, have long been central to the documentation of war and civil conflict. Images of non-Western women, in particular, regularly function as symbols of the misery and hopelessness of the oppressed. Featured on the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Muslim Youth in the Diaspora: Challenging Extremism through Popular Culture book cover

    Muslim Youth in the Diaspora

    Challenging Extremism through Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    By Pam Nilan

    In a world where the term Islam is ever-increasingly an inaccurate and insensitive synonym for terrorism, it is unsurprising that many Muslim youth in the West struggle for a viable sense of identity. This book takes up the hotly-debated issue of Muslim youth identity in western countries from the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Involving Men in Ending Violence against Women: Development, Gender and VAW in Times of Conflict book cover

    Involving Men in Ending Violence against Women

    Development, Gender and VAW in Times of Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Joyce Wu

    Involving men to stop violence against women is a global trend, with celebrity-endorsed campaigns such as HeforShe and White Ribbon being hailed as progress in changing male behaviour. But the question remains: Has men’s involvement resulted in positive change, or has it reinforced the belief that…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • The Future of the Nineteenth-Century Dream-Child: Fantasy, Dystopia, Cyberculture book cover

    The Future of the Nineteenth-Century Dream-Child

    Fantasy, Dystopia, Cyberculture, 1st Edition

    By Amy Billone

    This book investigates the reappearance of the 19th-century dream-child from the Golden Age of Children's Literature, both in the Harry Potter series and in other works that have reached unprecedented levels of popular success today. Discussing Harry Potter as a reincarnation of Lewis Carroll's…

    Paperback – 2019-05-17
    Routledge

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