• Representing Multiculturalism in Comics and Graphic Novels book cover

    Representing Multiculturalism in Comics and Graphic Novels

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carolene Ayaka, Ian Hague

    Multiculturalism, and its representation, has long presented challenges for the medium of comics. This book presents a wide ranging survey of the ways in which comics have dealt with the diversity of creators and characters and the (lack of) visibility for characters who don’t conform to particular…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • New Perspectives on Detective Fiction: Mystery Magnified book cover

    New Perspectives on Detective Fiction

    Mystery Magnified, 1st Edition

    Edited by Casey Cothran, Mercy Cannon

    This collection establishes new perspectives on the idea of mystery, as it is enacted and encoded in the genre of detective fiction. Essays reclaim detective fiction as an object of critical inquiry, examining the ways it shapes issues of social destabilization, moral ambiguity, reader complicity,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Photography: The Unfettered Image book cover

    Photography

    The Unfettered Image, 1st Edition

    By Michelle Henning

    We live in a time in which photographs have become extraordinarily mobile. They can be exchanged and circulated at the swipe of a finger across a screen. The digital photographic image appears and disappears with a mere gesture of the hand. Yet, this book argues that this mobility of the image was…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Directions in Cultural History

  • Venus in the Dark: Blackness and Beauty in Popular Culture book cover

    Venus in the Dark

    Blackness and Beauty in Popular Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Janell Hobson

    In this second edition of the remarkable, and now classic, cultural history of black women’s beauty, Venus in the Dark, Janell Hobson explores the enduring figure of the "Hottentot Venus" and the history of critical and artistic responses to her by black women in contemporary photography,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Economics, Culture and Development book cover

    Economics, Culture and Development

    1st Edition

    By Eiman O. Zein-Elabdin

    This book examines the treatment of culture and development in the discipline of economics, thereby filling a conspicuous gap in current literature. Economics has come a long way to join the ‘cultural turn’ that has swept the humanities and social sciences in the last half century. This volume…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Arts Governance: People, Passion, Performance book cover

    Arts Governance

    People, Passion, Performance, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Rentschler

    Since the crisis in governance which led to a shortage of capable board members, recent years have seen the emergence of the enterprising arts organisation – a development which has led to the need for new types of board members who have a greater understanding of 'mission, money and merit' within…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Creative and Cultural Industries

  • Diffractive Technospaces: A Feminist Approach to the Mediations of Space and Representation book cover

    Diffractive Technospaces

    A Feminist Approach to the Mediations of Space and Representation, 1st Edition

    By Federica Timeto

    The entanglements of information and materiality in our media environment, that new information and communication technologies make increasingly mobile and locative, changes the mediations between space and society. The fluidity and continual reworking of the boundaries of contemporary technospaces…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Food and Media: Practices, Distinctions and Heterotopias: Practices, Distinctions and Heterotopias book cover

    Food and Media: Practices, Distinctions and Heterotopias

    Practices, Distinctions and Heterotopias, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonatan Leer, Karen Klitgaard Povlsen

    Food is everywhere in contemporary mediascapes, as witnessed by the increase in cookbooks, food magazines, television cookery shows, online blogs, recipes, news items and social media posts about food. This mediatization of food means that the media often interplays between food consumption and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Critical Food Studies

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Media Geography book cover

    The Routledge Research Companion to Media Geography

    1st Edition

    By Paul C. Adams, Jim Craine

    This Companion provides an authoritative source for scholars and students of the nascent field of media geography. While it has deep roots in the wider discipline, the consolidation of media geography has started only in the past decade, with the creation of media geography’s first dedicated…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • The Production and Consumption of Music in the Digital Age book cover

    The Production and Consumption of Music in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian J. Hracs, Michael Seman, Tarek E. Virani

    The economic geography of music is evolving as new digital technologies, organizational forms, market dynamics and consumer behavior continue to restructure the industry. This book is an international collection of case studies examining the spatial dynamics of today’s music industry.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Sainthood and Race: Marked Flesh, Holy Flesh book cover

    Sainthood and Race

    Marked Flesh, Holy Flesh, 1st Edition

    Edited by Molly H. Bassett, Vincent W. Lloyd

    In popular imagination, saints exhibit the best characteristics of humanity, universally recognizable but condensed and embodied in an individual. Recent scholarship has asked an array of questions concerning the historical and social contexts of sainthood, and opened new approaches to its study.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • New Directions in 21st-Century Gothic: The Gothic Compass book cover

    New Directions in 21st-Century Gothic

    The Gothic Compass, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lorna Piatti-Farnell, Donna Lee Brien

    This book brings together a carefully selected range of contemporary disciplinary approaches to new areas of Gothic inquiry. Moving beyond the representational and historically based aspects of literature and film that have dominated Gothic studies, this volume both acknowledges the contemporary…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

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