• Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography book cover

    Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angeliki Pollali, Berthold Hub

    Studies on gender and sexuality have proliferated in the last decades, covering a wide spectrum of disciplines. This collection of essays offers a metanarrative of sexuality as it has been recently embedded in the art historical discourse of the European Renaissance. It revisits ‘canonical’ forms…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Cultural Evolution and its Discontents: Cognitive Overload, Parasitic Cultures, and the Humanistic Cure book cover

    Cultural Evolution and its Discontents

    Cognitive Overload, Parasitic Cultures, and the Humanistic Cure, 1st Edition

    By Robert N. Watson

    People worry that computers, robots, interstellar aliens, or Satan himself – brilliant, stealthy, ruthless creatures – may seize control of our world and destroy what’s uniquely valuable about the human race. Cultural Evolution and its Discontents shows that our cultural systems – especially those…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Collecting and Conserving Net Art: Moving beyond Conventional Methods book cover

    Collecting and Conserving Net Art

    Moving beyond Conventional Methods, 1st Edition

    By Annet Dekker

    Collecting and Conserving Net Art explores the qualities and characteristics of net art and its influence on conservation practices. By addressing and answering some of the challenges facing net art and providing an exploration of its intersection with conservation, the book casts a new light on…

    Paperback – 2020-03-08 
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  • Researching Language: Issues of Power and Method book cover

    Researching Language

    Issues of Power and Method, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Cameron, Elizabeth Frazer, Penelope Harvey, M. B. H. Rampton, Kay Richardson

    Originally published in 1992. This book discusses the possibilities of developing the research process in social science so that it benefits the subjects as well as the researcher. The authors distinguish between ‘ethical’, ‘advocate’ and ‘empowering’ approaches to the relationship between…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
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    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Language and Control book cover

    Language and Control

    1st Edition

    By Roger Fowler, Bob Hodge, Gunther Kress, Tony Trew

    Originally published in 1979. This book studies language variation as a part of social practice - how language expresses and helps regulate social relationships of all kinds. Different groups, classes, institutions and situations have their special modes of language and these varieties are not just…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
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    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Recent Advances in Language, Communication, and Social Psychology book cover

    Recent Advances in Language, Communication, and Social Psychology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Howard Giles, Robert N. St. Clair

    Originally published in 1985. Detailed exploration of the dynamics of language within social psychology forms a social psychology of language which is distinct from other approaches. This volume presents some of the growing body of research in this area, with many theoretical models and ideas -…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
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    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Language and Situation: Language Varieties and their Social Contexts book cover

    Language and Situation

    Language Varieties and their Social Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Michael Gregory, Susanne Carroll

    Originally published in 1978. This book provides and explains a framework for understanding and describing variations of style of language in relation to the social context in which it is used. Constant features of language users, such as their temporal, geographical. and social origins, their…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
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    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Sociolinguistics: A Sociological Critique book cover

    Sociolinguistics

    A Sociological Critique, 1st Edition

    By Glyn Williams

    Originally published in 1992. This provocative and controversial book calls for a critical analysis of the philosophical assumptions underpinning sociolinguistics. Going back to the philosophical roots of the study of language in society, it argues that they lie in the consensual attitude to…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
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    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Fitness, Technology and Society: Amusing Ourselves to Life book cover

    Fitness, Technology and Society

    Amusing Ourselves to Life, 1st Edition

    By Brad Millington

    The fitness industry is experiencing a new boom characterized by the proliferation of interactive and customizable technology, from exercise-themed video games to smartphone apps to wearable fitness trackers. This new technology presents the possibility of boundless self-tracking, generating highly…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
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  • Youth, Technology, Governance, Experience: Adults Understanding Young People book cover

    Youth, Technology, Governance, Experience

    Adults Understanding Young People, 1st Edition

    Edited by Liam Grealy, Catherine Driscoll, Anna Hickey-Moody

    How do adults understand youth? How do their conceptions inform interventions into young lives or involve young people’s experiences? This volume tackles these questions by exploring adults’ ideas about youth. Specifically, Youth, Technology, Governance, Experience examines the four titular…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
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  • The Romani Women’s Movement: Struggles and Debates in Central and Eastern Europe book cover

    The Romani Women’s Movement

    Struggles and Debates in Central and Eastern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angéla Kóczé, Violetta Zentai, Jelena Jovanović, Enikő Vincze

    The lack of recognition of Romani gender politics in the wider Romani movement and the women’s movements is accompanied by a scarcity of academic literature on Romani women’s mobilization in wider social justice struggles and debates. The Romani Women’s Movement highlights the role that Romani…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
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  • Masculinities, Sexualities and Love book cover

    Masculinities, Sexualities and Love

    1st Edition

    By Aliraza Javaid

    It can be said that societies today know little of how gender, sexuality and love interconnect in dissimilar contexts, and how they are collectively shaped by social structures. Underpinned by the theoretical writings of Michel Foucault, Masculinities, Sexualities and Love examines a range of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
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