• 21st Century Challenges Facing Cultural Landscapes book cover

    21st Century Challenges Facing Cultural Landscapes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juliet Ramsay, Ken Taylor

    Through stories of diverse landscapes from around the world, this book captures human cultures and their land use practices in the environments they inhabit. The chapters cover topics from heritage in the 21st Century, appreciating and safeguarding values while facing challenges wrought by…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Children and Media in India: Narratives of Class, Agency and Social Change book cover

    Children and Media in India

    Narratives of Class, Agency and Social Change, 1st Edition

    By Shakuntala Banaji

    Is the bicycle, like the loudspeaker, a medium of communication in India? Do Indian children need trade unions as much as they need schools? What would you do with a mobile phone if all your friends were playing tag in the rain or watching Indian Idol? Children and Media in India illuminates the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • The Diffusion of Western Economic Ideas in East Asia book cover

    The Diffusion of Western Economic Ideas in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Warner

    This book examines the diffusion of economic ideas in East Asia, assessing the impact of external ideas on internal theory and practice. It considers economists from Adam Smith onwards, including Marx, Keynes, Hayek and contemporary economists, and covers the subject both historically and also…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • State Propaganda in China’s Entertainment Industry book cover

    State Propaganda in China’s Entertainment Industry

    1st Edition

    By Shenshen Cai

    Most current research on the evolution of China’s propaganda discourse only touches upon recent variations of official propaganda rhetoric grounded in popular media. Here, the research is extended by tapping into the most recently released popular cultural media narratives such as online…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • Environmental Advertising in China and the USA: The desire to go green book cover

    Environmental Advertising in China and the USA

    The desire to go green, 1st Edition

    By Xinghua Li

    Since the late 1980s, green consumerism has been hailed in the West as an efficient solution to environmental problems. However, Chinese consumers have been slow to warm up to eco-friendly products. Consumers prefer SUVs to hybrid cars, health supplements and snake oil medicines to organic foods…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Historical Genres in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Rethinking Historical Genres in the Twenty-First Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jaume Aurell

    This book deals with the way historical genres are theorized and practiced in the twenty-first century. In the context of the freedoms inspired by postmodernism and enabled by the development of innovative textual and graphic platforms, new theories of history view genres as flexible living forms…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Eating Traditional Food: Politics, identity and practices book cover

    Eating Traditional Food

    Politics, identity and practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brigitte Sebastia

    Due to its centrality in human activities, food is a meaningful object that necessarily participates in any cultural, social and ideological construction and its qualification as 'traditional' is a politically laden value. This book demonstrates that traditionality as attributed to foods…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Popular Communication, Piracy and Social Change book cover

    Popular Communication, Piracy and Social Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonas Andersson Schwarz, Patrick Burkart

    Digital piracy cultures and peer-to-peer technologies combined to spark transformations in audio-visual distribution between the late 1990s and the mid-2000s. Digital piracy also inspired the creation of a global anti-piracy law and policy regime, and counter-movements such as the Swedish and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Japanese Popular Culture and Contents Tourism book cover

    Japanese Popular Culture and Contents Tourism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip A. Seaton, Takayoshi Yamamura

    Contents tourism is tourism induced by the contents (narratives, characters, locations and other creative elements) of films, novels, games, manga, anime, television dramas and other forms of popular culture. Amidst the boom in global interest in Japanese popular culture, the utilization of popular…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Re-configuring Anti-racism book cover

    Re-configuring Anti-racism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yin Paradies

    In our interconnected world of increasing racial, ethnic, and religious diversity, racism is an enduring phenomenon with a range of pernicious consequences for individuals, communities, and societies. Despite considerable scholarly attention to race and racism, there has been relatively little…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Scene Thinking: Cultural Studies from the Scenes Perspective book cover

    Scene Thinking

    Cultural Studies from the Scenes Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin Woo, Stuart Poyntz, Jamie Rennie

    How is cultural activity shaped by the places where it unfolds? One answer has been found in the ‘scenes perspective’, a development within popular music studies that explains change and transformation within musical practices in terms of the social and institutional histories of scenes. Scene…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Women, Culture, and the January 2011 Egyptian Revolution book cover

    Women, Culture, and the January 2011 Egyptian Revolution

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dalia Mostafa

    This book comes at a time when the Egyptian nation is facing deep divisions about the notion and definition of ‘revolution’. The articles here aim to look at the 2011 Egyptian Revolution and the central role of women within it from a critical perspective. Our objective is not to glorify the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

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