• 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

  • Understanding Counterplay in Video Games book cover

    Understanding Counterplay in Video Games

    1st Edition

    By Alan F. Meades

    This book offers insight into one of the most problematic and universal issues within multiplayer videogames: antisocial and oppositional play forms such as cheating, player harassment, the use of exploits, illicit game modifications, and system hacking, known collectively as counterplay. Using…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • Online File Sharing: Innovations in Media Consumption book cover

    Online File Sharing

    Innovations in Media Consumption, 1st Edition

    By Jonas Andersson Schwarz

    It is apparent that file sharing on the Internet has become an emerging norm of media consumption—especially among young people. This book provides a critical perspective on this phenomenon, exploring issues related to file sharing, downloading, peer-to-peer networks, "piracy," and (not least)…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Comedia

  • Violence in Place, Cultural and Environmental Wounding book cover

    Violence in Place, Cultural and Environmental Wounding

    1st Edition

    By Amanda Kearney

    Human life is intimately woven into place. Through nations and homelands, monuments and sacred sites it becomes the anchorage point for ethnic, cultural and national identities. Yet it is also place that becomes the battlefield, war zone, mass grave, desecrated site and destroyed landscape in the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

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