• 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

  • Sex, Gender and Disability in Nepal: Marginalised Narratives and Policy Reform book cover

    Sex, Gender and Disability in Nepal

    Marginalised Narratives and Policy Reform, 1st Edition

    By Tulasi Acharya

    This book explores the sex lives of women with disabilities in Nepal, showing that many women suffer more than men despite prevailing disability policies that emphasize non-discrimination against people with disabilities. The book also argues that far from general perceptions of women as asexual,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Feminist Translation Studies: Local and Transnational Perspectives book cover

    Feminist Translation Studies

    Local and Transnational Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olga Castro, Emek Ergun

    Feminist Translation Studies: Local and Transnational Perspectives situates feminist translation as political activism. Chapters highlight the multiple agendas and visions of feminist translation and the different political voices and cultural heritages through which it speaks across times and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge

  • The Materiality of Writing: A Trace Making Perspective book cover

    The Materiality of Writing

    A Trace Making Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Mosbæk Johannessen, Theo van Leeuwen

    This book examines the materiality of writing. It adopts a multimodal approach to argue that writing as we know it is only a small part of the myriad gestures we make, practices we engage in, and media we use in the process of trace-making. Taking a broad view of the act of writing, the volume…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Multilingual Brazil: Language Resources, Identities and Ideologies in a Globalized World book cover

    Multilingual Brazil

    Language Resources, Identities and Ideologies in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marilda C. Cavalcanti, Terezinha M. Maher

    This book brings together cutting edge work by Brazilian researchers on multilingualism in Brazil for an English-speaking readership in one comprehensive volume. Divided into five sections, each with its own introduction, tying together the themes of the book, the volume charts a course for a new…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    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

  • 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

  • Writing Democracy: The Political Turn in and Beyond the Trump Era book cover

    Writing Democracy

    The Political Turn in and Beyond the Trump Era, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shannon Carter, Deborah Mutnick, Jessica Pauszek, Steve Parks

    Writing Democracy: The Political Turn in and Beyond the Trump Era calls on the field of writing studies to take up a necessary agenda of social and economic change in its classrooms, its scholarship, and its communities to challenge the rise of neoliberalism and right-wing nationalism.    Grown out…

    Hardback – 2019-08-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Writing Studies

  • 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 
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    Critical Heritages of Europe

  • Critical Philosophy of Race and Education book cover

    Critical Philosophy of Race and Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Judith Suissa, Darren Chetty

    This volume by philosophers, sociologists, and historians on issues of race and racism examines central educational questions, contributing to ongoing discussions amongst educational theorists, philosophers, and practitioners. Critical Race Theory and the Critical Philosophy of Race are now well…

    Hardback – 2019-08-26 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-08-23 
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • 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 
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    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

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