• The Routledge International Handbook of Globalization Studies: Second edition book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Globalization Studies

    Second edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Bryan Turner, Robert Holton

    The second edition of the Routledge International Handbook of Globalization Studies offers students clear and informed chapters on the history of globalization and key theories that have considered the causes and consequences of the globalization process. There are substantive sections looking at…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • Contagion and the National Body: The Organism Metaphor in American Thought book cover

    Contagion and the National Body

    The Organism Metaphor in American Thought, 1st Edition

    By Gerald O'Brien

    Drawing on the work of George Lakoff, this book provides a detailed analysis of the organism metaphor, which draws an analogy between the national or social body and a physical body. With attention to the manner in which this metaphor conceives of various sub-groups as either beneficial or…

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  • Digitalizing Consumption: How devices shape consumer culture book cover

    Digitalizing Consumption

    How devices shape consumer culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Franck Cochoy, Johan Hagberg, Magdalena McIntyre, Niklas Sörum

    Contemporary consumer society is increasingly saturated by digital technology, and the devices that deliver this are increasingly transforming consumption patterns. Social media, smartphones, mobile apps and digital retailing merge with traditional consumption spheres, supported by digital devices…

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  • Critical Reflections on Migration, 'Race' and Multiculturalism: Australia in a Global Context book cover

    Critical Reflections on Migration, 'Race' and Multiculturalism

    Australia in a Global Context, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martina Boese, Vince Marotta

    Migration and its associated social practices and consequences have been studied within a multitude of academic disciplines and in the context of policies at local, national and regional level.This edited collection provides an introduction and critical review of conceptual developments and policy…

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  • Digitisation: Theories and Concepts for Empirical Cultural Research book cover

    Digitisation

    Theories and Concepts for Empirical Cultural Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gertraud Koch

    In recent years, digital technologies have become pervasive in academic and everyday life. This comprehensive volume covers a wide range of concepts for studying the new cultural dynamics that are evident as a result of digitisation. It considers how the cultural changes triggered by digitisation…

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  • Global Mobilities: Refugees, Exiles, and Immigrants in Museums and Archives book cover

    Global Mobilities

    Refugees, Exiles, and Immigrants in Museums and Archives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amy K. Levin

    Global Mobilities illustrates the significant engagement of museums and archives with populations that have experienced forced or willing migration: emigrants, exiles, refugees, asylum seekers, and others. The volume explores the role of public institutions in the politics of integration and…

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  • Literature and Culture in Global Africa book cover

    Literature and Culture in Global Africa

    1st Edition

    By Tanure Ojaide

    Engaging and interrogating the idea of a ‘Global Africa’, this book examines how African literary and cultural productions have changed over the years due to the social and political influences brought about by increased globalisation. Tanure Ojaide takes a variety of European theoretical concepts…

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  • Gendering the Memory of Work: Women Workers� Narratives book cover

    Gendering the Memory of Work

    Women Workers� Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Maria Tamboukou

    This book explores gendered aspects in the memory of work by looking at auto/biographical narratives and political writings of women workers in the garment industry. The author draws on cutting edge theoretical approaches and insights in memory studies, neo-materialism and discourse analysis,…

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  • The Routledge Companion to Intangible Cultural Heritage book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Intangible Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Stefano, Peter Davis

    This collection provides an in-depth and up-to-date examination of the concept of Intangible Cultural Heritage and the issues surrounding its value to society. Critically engaging with the UNESCO 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, the book also discusses…

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  • Japanese Encounters: The Structure and Dynamics of Cultural Frames book cover

    Japanese Encounters

    The Structure and Dynamics of Cultural Frames, 1st Edition

    By Eyal Ben-Ari

    This book explores the multiplicity of special times and spaces in Japan within which people get together to decide, celebrate or play, in gatherings such as organizational meetings, community festivities, preschool games or drinking bouts. It analyzes these gatherings in relation to the…

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    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

  • Cultural Resistance, 9/11, and the War on Terror: Sensible Interventions book cover

    Cultural Resistance, 9/11, and the War on Terror

    Sensible Interventions, 1st Edition

    By Jenifer Chao

    Cultural Resistance, 9/11, and the War on Terror: Sensible Interventions offers a fresh account of the enduring cultural legacies of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks and the global war on terror through the critical lens of cultural resistance. It assesses the intersecting ways that…

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  • Economic Investigations in Twentieth-Century Detective Fiction: Expenditure, Labor, Value book cover

    Economic Investigations in Twentieth-Century Detective Fiction

    Expenditure, Labor, Value, 1st Edition

    By Yan Zi-Ling

    In his study of Golden Age and hard-boiled detective fiction from 1890 to 1950, Yan Zi-Ling argues that these two subgenres can be distinguished not only by theme and style, but by the way they structure knowledge, value, and productive labour. Using the detective as a reference point and enactor…

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