• The Routledge International Handbook to Veils and Veiling book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook to Veils and Veiling

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna-Mari Almila, David Inglis

    Veils and veiling are controversial topics in social and political life, generating debates across the world. The veil is enmeshed within a complex web of relations encompassing politics, religion and gender, and conflicts over the nature of power, legitimacy, belief, freedom, agency and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
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    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Politics and Big Data: Nowcasting and Forecasting Elections with Social Media book cover

    Politics and Big Data

    Nowcasting and Forecasting Elections with Social Media, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Ceron, Luigi Curini, Stefano Maria Iacus

    The importance of social media as a way to monitor an electoral campaign is well established. Day-by-day, hour-by-hour evaluation of the evolution of online ideas and opinion allows observers and scholars to monitor trends and momentum in public opinion well before traditional polls. However, there…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
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  • Reading the Riot Act: Reflections on the 2011 urban disorders in England book cover

    Reading the Riot Act

    Reflections on the 2011 urban disorders in England, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rupa Huq MP

    This lively collection presents a multi-disciplinary, multi-perspectival commentary explaining the what, where, and how of the riots that the austerity-hit UK experienced during the long, hot summer of 2011. It looks beyond London and its Tottenham district where disturbances started, to locations…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
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  • Researching Ethically across Cultures: Issues of knowledge, power and voice book cover

    Researching Ethically across Cultures

    Issues of knowledge, power and voice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Robinson-Pant, Nidhi Singal

    Whether an individual doctoral study or a large-scale multidisciplinary project, researchers working across cultures face particular challenges around power, identity, and voice, as they encounter ethical dilemmas which extend beyond the micro-level of the researcher-researched relationship. In…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
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  • Disability and Colonialism: (Dis)encounters and Anxious Intersectionalities book cover

    Disability and Colonialism

    (Dis)encounters and Anxious Intersectionalities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Soldatic, Shaun Grech

    The mapping, control and subjugation of the human body and mind were core features of the colonial conquest. This book draws together a rich collection of diverse, yet rigorous, papers that aim to expose the presence and significance of disability within colonialism, and how disability remains…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
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  • Cultural Diplomacy: Beyond the National Interest? book cover

    Cultural Diplomacy: Beyond the National Interest?

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ien Ang, Yudhishthir Raj Isar, Phillip Mar

    Cultural Diplomacy: Beyond the National Interest? is the first book bringing together, from the perspective of the cultural disciplines, scholarship that locates contemporary cultural diplomacy practices within their social, political, and ideological contexts, while examining the different forces…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
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  • Geographies of Migration book cover

    Geographies of Migration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Wright

    Migration is an enormously broad topic of academic enquiry engaging researchers from many different social science disciplines. A wide variety of contributors from across the globe capture some of the methodological and conceptual range of migration research in the discipline of Geography today.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
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  • Contemporary African Mediations of Affect and Access book cover

    Contemporary African Mediations of Affect and Access

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helene Strauss, Sarah Olutola, Jessie Forsyth

    Across Africa, new collectivities are shifting the terms within which access to economic opportunity, social belonging, and political agency have historically been understood. Recent years have seen powerful waves of civic mobilization sweep across the continent. Less prominent articulations of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
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  • Permanent Liminality and Modernity: Analysing the Sacrificial Carnival through Novels book cover

    Permanent Liminality and Modernity

    Analysing the Sacrificial Carnival through Novels, 1st Edition

    By Arpad Szakolczai

    This book offers a comprehensive sociological study of the nature and dynamics of the modern world, through the use of a series of anthropological concepts, including the trickster, schismogenesis, imitation and liminality. Developing the view that with the theatre playing a central role, the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
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    Contemporary Liminality

  • Routledge Companion to Christianity in Africa book cover

    Routledge Companion to Christianity in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elias Kifon Bongmba

    The Routledge Companion to Christianity in Africa offers a multi-disciplinary analysis of the Christian tradition across the African continent and throughout a long historical span. The volume offers historical and thematic essays tracing the introduction of Christianity in Africa, as well as its…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
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    Routledge Religion Companions

  • What's Become of Australian Cultural Studies?: The Legacies of Graeme Turner book cover

    What's Become of Australian Cultural Studies?

    The Legacies of Graeme Turner, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerard Goggin, Anna Cristina Pertierra, Mark Andrejevic, Melissa Gregg

    Cultural studies face a complicated yet rich future, proving both flexible and resilient in many countries. Against this backdrop, this book offers a fresh perspective on the state of the field of cultural studies, via an evaluation of the work of one of its key thinkers – Graeme Turner – and the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
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  • Interpreting Tyler Perry: Perspectives on Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality book cover

    Interpreting Tyler Perry

    Perspectives on Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jamel Santa Cruze Bell, Ronald L. Jackson II

    Tyler Perry has become a significant figure in media due to his undeniable box office success led by his character Madea and popular TV sitcoms House of Payne and Meet the Browns. Perry built a multimedia empire based largely on his popularity among African American viewers and has become a…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
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    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

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