• (Inter)Facing Death: Life in Global Uncertainty book cover

    (Inter)Facing Death

    Life in Global Uncertainty, 1st Edition

    By Sam Han

    In modern times, death is understood to have undergone a transformation not unlike religion. Whereas in the past it was out in the open, it now resides mostly in specialized spaces of sequestration - funeral homes, hospitals, and other medical facilities. A mainstay in so-called traditional…

    Paperback – 2019-11-05 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • The Ethics of Hooking Up: Casual Sex and Moral Philosophy on Campus book cover

    The Ethics of Hooking Up

    Casual Sex and Moral Philosophy on Campus, 1st Edition

    By James Rocha

    The Ethics of Hooking Up: Casual Sex and Moral Philosophy on Campus provides a systematic moral analysis of hooking up, or sexual activity between people who barely know each other, frequently while intoxicated, and with little or no verbal interaction. It explores the moral quandaries resulting…

    Paperback – 2019-11-05 
    Routledge

  • The Borgia Family: Rumor and Representation book cover

    The Borgia Family

    Rumor and Representation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Mara DeSilva

    The Fortunes of the Borgia Family explores the historical and cultural structures that underpin the Borgia family, their notoriety, and persistence and reinvention in the popular imagination. The book balances studies focusing on early modern observations of the Borgias and studies deconstructing…

    Paperback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge

  • On Insignificance: The Loss of Meaning in the Post-Material Age book cover

    On Insignificance

    The Loss of Meaning in the Post-Material Age, 1st Edition

    By Massimo Leone

    Focussing on the anthropological consequences of the disappearing of materiality and sensory embodiment, On Insignificance highlights some of the most perturbing patterns of insignificance that have seeped into our everyday lives. Seeking to explain the semiotic causes of feelings of meaningless,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Contested Commemoration in U.S. American History: Diverging Public Interpretations book cover

    Contested Commemoration in U.S. American History

    Diverging Public Interpretations, 1st Edition

    By Melissa Bender, Klara Szlezák

    Against the backdrop of two recent socio-political developments—the shift from the Obama to the Trump administration and the surge in nationalist and populist sentiment that ushered in the current administration— Contested Commemoration in U.S. History presents eleven essays focused on practices of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29 
    Routledge
    Global Perspectives on Public History

  • Africana Womanism: Reclaiming Ourselves book cover

    Africana Womanism

    Reclaiming Ourselves, 5th Edition

    By Clenora Hudson-Weems

    First published in 1993, this is a new edition of the classic text in which Clenora Hudson-Weems sets out a paradigm for women of African descent. Examining the status, struggles and experiences of the Africana woman forced into exile in Europe, Latin America, the United States or at Home in Africa…

    Paperback – 2019-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Gender and the Koseki In Contemporary Japan: Surname, Power, and Privilege book cover

    Gender and the Koseki In Contemporary Japan

    Surname, Power, and Privilege, 1st Edition

    By Linda White

    The Japanese koseki system is the legal and social structure keeping record of all Japanese citizens. Determined by the Civil Code and the Koseki Law, for activists challenging it, the koseki is also an ideological structure, which has produced patriarchal control through single-surname households.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge

  • The Racial Complex: A Jungian Perspective on Culture and Race book cover

    The Racial Complex

    A Jungian Perspective on Culture and Race, 1st Edition

    By Fanny Brewster

    In The Racial Complex: A Jungian Perspective on Culture and Race, Fanny Brewster revisits and examines Jung’s classical writing on the theory of complexes, relating it directly to race in modern society. In this groundbreaking exploration, Brewster deepens Jung’s minimalist writing regarding the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-16 
    Routledge

  • Spatial Practices: Modes of Action and Engagement with the City book cover

    Spatial Practices

    Modes of Action and Engagement with the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Dodd

    This book explores ‘spatial practices’, a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Race Matters, Animal Matters: Fugitive Humanism in African America, 1840-1930 book cover

    Race Matters, Animal Matters

    Fugitive Humanism in African America, 1840-1930, 1st Edition

    By Lindgren Johnson

    Race Matters, Animal Matters challenges one of the grand narratives of African American studies: that African Americans rejected racist associations of blackness and animality through a disassociation from animality. Analyzing canonical texts written by Frederick Douglass, Charles Chesnutt, Ida B.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Chances Are: Contingency, Queer Theory and American Literature book cover

    Chances Are

    Contingency, Queer Theory and American Literature, 1st Edition

    By Valerie Rohy

    This innovative work makes use of psychoanalytic, queer, and narrative theories to read nineteenth and twentieth-century American literature and demonstrate how the concept of contingency—whether chance, accident, luck, or mutation—enriches our understanding of how queer sexualities are articulated…

    Paperback – 2019-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Transmedial Worlds in Everyday Life: Networked Reception, Social Media, and Fictional Worlds book cover

    Transmedial Worlds in Everyday Life

    Networked Reception, Social Media, and Fictional Worlds, 1st Edition

    By Susana Tosca, Lisbeth Klastrup

    In this pioneering new book, authors Klastrup and Tosca explore the many ways that transmedial worlds are present in people’s everyday life, proposing a new theory of (trans)media use for the digital age. People are not only reading, watching and playing in fictional worlds like never before, but…

    Paperback – 2019-10-09 
    Routledge

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