• Shakespeare, Cinema, Counter-Culture: Appropriation and Inversion book cover

    Shakespeare, Cinema, Counter-Culture

    Appropriation and Inversion, 1st Edition

    By Ailsa Ferguson

    Addressing for the first time Shakespeare’s place in counter-cultural cinema, this book examines and theorizes counter-hegemonic, postmodern, and post-punk Shakespeare in late 20th and early 21st century film. Drawing on a diverse range of case studies, Grant Ferguson presents an interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Affective Sexual Pedagogies in Film and Television book cover

    Affective Sexual Pedagogies in Film and Television

    1st Edition

    By Kyra Clarke

    Popular film and television hold valuable potential for learning about sex and sexuality beyond the information-based model of sex education currently in schools. This book argues that the representation of complicated—or "messy"—relationships in these popular cultural forms makes them potent as…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Global Health and Security: Critical Feminist Perspectives book cover

    Global Health and Security

    Critical Feminist Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Colleen O'Manique, Pieter Fourie

    The past decade has witnessed a significant increase in the construction of health as a security issue by national governments and multilateral organizations. This book provides the first critical, feminist analysis of the flesh-and-blood impacts of the securitization of health on different bodies,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • Law and Justice in Japanese Popular Culture: From Crime Fighting Robots to Duelling Pocket Monsters book cover

    Law and Justice in Japanese Popular Culture

    From Crime Fighting Robots to Duelling Pocket Monsters, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ashley Pearson, Thomas Giddens, Kieran Tranter

    In a world of globalised media, Japanese popular culture has become a signifi cant fountainhead for images, narrative, artefacts, and identity. From Pikachu, to instantly identifi able manga memes, to the darkness of adult anime, and the hyper- consumerism of product tie- ins, Japan has bequeathed…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Lost in Perfection: Impacts of Optimisation on Culture and Psyche book cover

    Lost in Perfection

    Impacts of Optimisation on Culture and Psyche, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vera King, Benigna Gerisch, Hartmut Rosa

    The permanent struggle for optimisation can be seen as one of the most significant cultural principles of contemporary Western societies: the demand for improved performance and efficiency as well as the pursuit of self-improvement are con-sidered necessary in order to keep pace with an accelerated…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Emotions, Everyday Life and Sociology book cover

    Emotions, Everyday Life and Sociology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Hviid Jacobsen

    This volume explores the emotions that are intricately woven into the texture of everyday life and experience. A contribution to the literature on the sociology of emotions, it focuses on the role of emotions as being integral to daily life, broadening our understanding by examining both ‘core’…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Wrestling in Britain: Sporting Entertainments, Celebrity and Audiences book cover

    Wrestling in Britain

    Sporting Entertainments, Celebrity and Audiences, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Litherland

    At the intersection of sport, entertainment and performance, wrestling occupies a unique position in British popular culture. This is the first book to offer a detailed historical and cultural analysis of British professional wrestling, exploring the shifting popularity of the sport as well as its…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Postfeminism and Organization book cover

    Postfeminism and Organization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Lewis, Yvonne Benschop, Ruth Simpson

    This edited book inserts postfeminism (PF) as a critical concept into understandings of work and organization. While the notion of PF has been extensively investigated in cultural and media studies, it has yet to emerge within organization studies - remaining marginal to understandings of work…

    Paperback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • Gender and the Professions: International and Contemporary Perspectives book cover

    Gender and the Professions

    International and Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kaye Broadbent, Glenda Strachan, Geraldine Healy

    This book examines gender and professions in the 21st century. Historically the professions encompassed law, medicine and the church, all of which excluded women from participation. Industry and the 20th century introduced new professions such as engineering and latterly information technology…

    Paperback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • In Crime's Archive: The Cultural Afterlife of Evidence book cover

    In Crime's Archive

    The Cultural Afterlife of Evidence, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Biber

    This book investigates what happens to criminal evidence after the conclusion of legal proceedings. During the criminal trial, evidentiary material is tightly regulated; it is formally regarded as part of the court record, and subject to the rules of evidence and criminal procedure. However, these…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • Critical Theory and the Classical World book cover

    Critical Theory and the Classical World

    1st Edition

    By Martyn Hudson

    This book radically re-examines Europe’s imaginaries of its origin in the ancient Greek world. Extracting central concepts of critical theory in its widest sense - beyond the Frankfurt School - like the human, force, spirit and domination, it allies them to characters, mythologies and motifs in…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • The Psychologization of Society: On the Unfolding of the Therapeutic in Norway book cover

    The Psychologization of Society

    On the Unfolding of the Therapeutic in Norway, 1st Edition

    By Ole Jacob Madsen

    The Psychologization of Society explores the manner in which psychology has increasingly crept into everyday life, with nature reduced to a source of mental health, the belief in God motivated by health not salvation, sin and evil turned into psychiatric diagnosis and the market economy being…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge
    Therapeutic Cultures

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