• Multilingual Brazil: Language Resources, Identities and Ideologies in a Globalized World book cover

    Multilingual Brazil

    Language Resources, Identities and Ideologies in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marilda C. Cavalcanti, Terezinha M. Maher

    This book brings together cutting edge work by Brazilian researchers on multilingualism in Brazil for an English-speaking readership in one comprehensive volume. Divided into five sections, each with its own introduction, tying together the themes of the book, the volume charts a course for a new…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Massive Open Online Courses and Higher Education: What Went Right, What Went Wrong and Where to Next? book cover

    Massive Open Online Courses and Higher Education

    What Went Right, What Went Wrong and Where to Next?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Bennett, Mike Kent

    Since the first MOOC was launched at the University of Manitoba in 2008, this new form of the massification of higher education has been a rollercoaster ride for the university sector. The New York Times famously declared 2012 to be the year of the MOOC. However, by 2014, the number of academic…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

  • Gender and the Koseki In Contemporary Japan: Surname, Power, and Privilege book cover

    Gender and the Koseki In Contemporary Japan

    Surname, Power, and Privilege, 1st Edition

    By Linda White

    The Japanese koseki system is the legal and social structure keeping record of all Japanese citizens. Determined by the Civil Code and the Koseki Law, for activists challenging it, the koseki is also an ideological structure, which has produced patriarchal control through single-surname households.…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Genealogies and Conceptual Belonging: Zones of Interference between Gender and Diversity book cover

    Genealogies and Conceptual Belonging

    Zones of Interference between Gender and Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Eike Marten

    Taking recent German debates of diversity terminology as a case example for scrutinizing enactments of genealogy that assume a linear image of progressive generation, this book engages with performative effects of genealogical stories in academic texts that negotiate conceptual belonging. While…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Democracy Beyond the Nation State: Practicing Equality book cover

    Democracy Beyond the Nation State

    Practicing Equality, 1st Edition

    By Joe Parker

    Democracy promises rule by all, not by the few. Yet, electoral democracies limit decision-making to representatives and have always had a weakness for inequality. How might democracy serve all rather than the few? Democracy Beyond the Nation State: Practicing Equality examines communities that…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Musical Mobilities: Son Jarocho and the Circulation of Tradition Across Mexico and the United States book cover

    Musical Mobilities

    Son Jarocho and the Circulation of Tradition Across Mexico and the United States, 1st Edition

    By Alejandro Miranda Nieto

    How do musical practices move? Though technology increasingly plays a great part in establishing different degrees of spatial proximity, music making still seems to be tied to specific geographical locations, cultures or communities. The identity of musical traditions, in particular, is often…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Race Matters, Animal Matters: Fugitive Humanism in African America, 1840-1930 book cover

    Race Matters, Animal Matters

    Fugitive Humanism in African America, 1840-1930, 1st Edition

    By Lindgren Johnson

    Race Matters, Animal Matters challenges one of the grand narratives of African American studies: that African Americans rejected racist associations of blackness and animality through a disassociation from animality. Analyzing canonical texts written by Frederick Douglass, Charles Chesnutt, Ida B.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • On Comics and Legal Aesthetics: Multimodality and the Haunted Mask of Knowing book cover

    On Comics and Legal Aesthetics

    Multimodality and the Haunted Mask of Knowing, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Giddens

    What are the implications of comics for law? Tackling this question, On Comics and Legal Aesthetics explores the epistemological dimensions of comics and the way this once-maligned medium can help think about – and reshape – the form of law. Traversing comics, critical, and cultural legal studies,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Consumer Culture, Branding and Identity in the New Russia: From Five-year Plan to 4x4 book cover

    Consumer Culture, Branding and Identity in the New Russia

    From Five-year Plan to 4x4, 1st Edition

    By Graham H.J. Roberts

    As shopping has been transformed from a chore into a major source of hedonistic pleasure, a specifically Russian consumer culture has begun to emerge that is unlike any other. This book examines the many different facets of consumption in today’s Russia, including retailing, advertising and social…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • The Defiance of Global Commitment: A Complex Social Psychology book cover

    The Defiance of Global Commitment

    A Complex Social Psychology, 1st Edition

    By Brian Castellani

    The Brexit vote; the election of Trump; the upsurge of European nationalism; the devolution of the Arab Spring; global violence; Chinese expansionism; disruptive climate change; the riotous instabilities of the world capitalist system…While diverse in nature, these events share a common denominator…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Erotic Performance and Spectatorship: New Frontiers in Erotic Dance book cover

    Erotic Performance and Spectatorship

    New Frontiers in Erotic Dance, 1st Edition

    By Katy Pilcher

    Erotic dance is one of the most contentious issues in feminist debates today and a source of fascination in media and popular cultural representations. Yet, why is it that we currently know so little about those who perform erotic dance for female customers, or the experiences of these spectators…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • Hip Hop Versus Rap: The Politics of Droppin' Knowledge book cover

    Hip Hop Versus Rap

    The Politics of Droppin' Knowledge, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Turner

    'What is the real hip hop?' 'To whom does hip hop belong?' 'For what constructive purposes can hip hop be put to use?' These are three key questions posed by hip hop activists in Hip Hop Versus Rap, which explores the politics of cultural authenticity, ownership, and uplift in London’s post-hip hop…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

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