• The Scary Screen: Media Anxiety in The Ring book cover

    The Scary Screen

    Media Anxiety in The Ring, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristen Lacefield

    In 1991, the publication of Koji Suzuki's Ring, the first novel of a bestselling trilogy, inaugurated a tremendous outpouring of cultural production in Japan, Korea, and the United States. Just as the subject of the book is the deadly viral reproduction of a VHS tape, so, too, is the vast…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • The Empty Museum: Western Cultures and the Artistic Field in Modern Japan book cover

    The Empty Museum

    Western Cultures and the Artistic Field in Modern Japan, 1st Edition

    By Masaaki Morishita

    This book examines the processes through which public art museums, as modern Western institutions, were introduced to Japan in the late nineteenth century and how they subsequently developed distinctive national characteristics. The author focuses on one of the most distinctive forms of Japanese…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Culture, Bodies and the Sociology of Health book cover

    Culture, Bodies and the Sociology of Health

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Ettorre

    Culture, Bodies and the Sociology of Health explores the boundaries between bodies and society with special reference to uncovering the cultural components of health and the ways in which bodies are categorized according to a form of culturally embedded 'health orthodoxy'. Illustrating the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Distortion and Love: An Anthropological Reading of the Art and Life of Stanley Spencer book cover

    Distortion and Love

    An Anthropological Reading of the Art and Life of Stanley Spencer, 1st Edition

    By Nigel Rapport

    In this ground-breaking book, a theory of ’distortion’ - of the way in which the processes of human life are subject to interference, diversion and transformation - is developed by way of the art of one of Britain’s greatest twentieth-century painters and that art’s public reception. Devoted to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Physical Culture, Ethnography and the Body: Theory, Method and Praxis book cover

    Physical Culture, Ethnography and the Body

    Theory, Method and Praxis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael D. Giardina, Michele K. Donnelly

    The corporeal turn toward critical, empirically grounded studies of the body is transforming the way we research physical culture, most evidently in the study of sport. This book brings together original insights on contemporary physical culture from key figures working in a variety of disciplines,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Qualitative Research in Sport and Physical Activity

  • Multiple Translation Communities in Contemporary Japan book cover

    Multiple Translation Communities in Contemporary Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Beverley Curran, Nana Sato-Rossberg, Kikuko Tanabe

    Multiple Translation Communities in Contemporary Japan offers a collection of essays that (1) deepens the understanding of the cultural and linguistic diversity of communities in contemporary Japan and how translation operates in this shifting context and circulates globally by looking at some of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Global Heritage Assemblages: Development and Modern Architecture in Africa book cover

    Global Heritage Assemblages

    Development and Modern Architecture in Africa, 1st Edition

    By Christoph Rausch

    UNESCO aims to tackle Africa’s under-representation on its World Heritage List by inscribing instances of nineteenth- and twentieth-century modern architecture and urban planning there. But, what is one to make of the utopias of progress and development for which these buildings and sites stand?…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

  • Generational Identity, Educational Change, and School Leadership book cover

    Generational Identity, Educational Change, and School Leadership

    1st Edition

    By Corrie Stone-Johnson

    Generational identity plays a large role in how teachers view educational change and school reform. Teachers of the Boomer generation, an era characterized by optimism and innovation, tend to be more resistant to change than those of Generation X, for whom standardization represents the norm, not a…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
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    Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

  • The Media War on Black Male Youth in Urban Education book cover

    The Media War on Black Male Youth in Urban Education

    1st Edition

    By Darius Prier

    News media, film, and the music industry have become powerful sources of misrepresentation of Black male life in the social imagination of white society. The pedagogy of popular culture has important implications for educators and youth advocates who desire to challenge the myths and distortions…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
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    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

  • Feminist Pedagogy, Practice, and Activism: Improving Lives for Girls and Women book cover

    Feminist Pedagogy, Practice, and Activism

    Improving Lives for Girls and Women, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer L. Martin, Ashley E. Nickels, Martina Sharp-Grier

    Feminist programming, no matter the venue, provides opportunities for young girls and women, as well as men, to acquire leadership skills and the confidence to create sustainable social change. Offering a wide-ranging overview of different types of feminist engagement, the chapters in this volume…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education

  • Discourse Power Address: The Politics of Public Communication book cover

    Discourse Power Address

    The Politics of Public Communication, 1st Edition

    By Stuart Price

    'Discourse Power Address' identifies the existence of 'directive' address, a form of strategic communication which is employed in a number of dominant practices, including Advertising, Politics, Public Relations and Corporate representation. Stuart Price argues that the simulation of intimacy in…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Theologising Brexit: A Liberationist and Postcolonial Critique book cover

    Theologising Brexit

    A Liberationist and Postcolonial Critique, 1st Edition

    By Anthony G. Reddie

    This book offers a comprehensive analysis of the theological challenge presented by the new post-Brexit epoch. The referendum vote for Britain to leave the European Union has led to a seismic shift in the ways in which parts of the British population view and judge their compatriots. The subsequent…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

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