• Consuming Race book cover

    Consuming Race

    1st Edition

    By Ben Pitcher

    From the rise of Nordic noir to a taste for street food, from practices of natural gardening to the aesthetics of children's TV, contemporary culture is saturated with racial meanings. By consuming race we make sense of other groups and cultures, communicate our own identities, express our needs…

    Paperback – 2014-04-07
    Routledge

  • The People, Place, and Space Reader book cover

    The People, Place, and Space Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jen Jack Gieseking, William Mangold, Cindi Katz, Setha Low, Susan Saegert

    The People, Place, and Space Reader brings together the writings of scholars, designers, and activists from a variety of fields to make sense of the makings and meanings of the world we inhabit. They help us to understand the relationships between people and the environment at all scales, and to…

    Paperback – 2014-04-04
    Routledge

  • Fashion Theory: An Introduction book cover

    Fashion Theory

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Malcolm Barnard

    Fashion is both big business and big news. From models’ eating disorders and sweated labour to the glamour of a new season's trends, statements and arguments about fashion and the fashion industry can be found in every newspaper, consumer website and fashion blog. Books which define, analyse and…

    Paperback – 2014-03-26
    Routledge

  • Theories of the Information Society book cover

    Theories of the Information Society

    4th Edition

    By Frank Webster

    Information is regarded as a distinguishing feature of our world. Where once economies were built on industry and conquest, we are now part of a global information economy. Pervasive media, expanding information occupations and the development of the internet convince many that living in an…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

  • Media Messages: What Film, Television, and Popular Music Teach Us About Race, Class, Gender, and Sexual Orientation book cover

    Media Messages

    What Film, Television, and Popular Music Teach Us About Race, Class, Gender, and Sexual Orientation, 2nd Edition

    By Linda Holtzman, Leon Sharpe

    The new edition of this widely adopted book reveals how the popular media contribute to widespread myths and misunderstanding about cultural diversity. While focused on the impact of television, feature film, and popular music, the authors reach far beyond media to explore how our understanding,…

    Paperback – 2014-03-01
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Contemporary Social Theory book cover

    Introduction to Contemporary Social Theory

    1st Edition

    By Anthony Elliott, Charles Lemert

    In this comprehensive, stylish and accessible introduction to contemporary social theory, Anthony Elliott and Charles Lemert examine the major theoretical traditions from the Frankfurt School to globalization and beyond. When first published, the book’s wide range set new standards for introductory…

    Paperback – 2014-02-03
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Social Theory: An introduction book cover

    Contemporary Social Theory

    An introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Anthony Elliott

    In this comprehensive, stylish and accessible introduction to contemporary social theory, Anthony Elliott examines the major social theoretical traditions. The first edition set new standards for introductory textbooks, such was the far-reaching sweep of social theorists discussed – including…

    Paperback – 2014-01-30
    Routledge

  • The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters book cover

    The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock

    From vampires and demons to ghosts and zombies, interest in monsters in literature, film, and popular culture has never been stronger. This concise Encyclopedia provides scholars and students with a comprehensive and authoritative A-Z of monsters throughout the ages. It is the first major reference…

    Hardback – 2014-01-08
    Routledge

  • Operation Gatekeeper and Beyond: The War On

    Operation Gatekeeper and Beyond

    The War On "Illegals" and the Remaking of the U.S. – Mexico Boundary, 2nd Edition

    By Joseph Nevins

    This is a major revision and update of Nevins’ earlier classic and is an ideal text for use with undergraduate students in a wide variety of courses on immigration, transnational issues, and the politics of race, inclusion and exclusion. Not only has the author brought his subject completely up to…

    Paperback – 2013-12-06
    Routledge

  • Body Studies: An Introduction book cover

    Body Studies

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Margo DeMello

    In recent years, body studies has expanded rapidly, becoming an increasingly popular field of study within anthropology, sociology, and cultural studies. This groundbreaking textbook takes the topics and theories from these disciplines, and combines them into one single, easily accessible text for…

    Paperback – 2013-12-05
    Routledge

  • World Clothing and Fashion: An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, and Social Influence book cover

    World Clothing and Fashion

    An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, and Social Influence, 1st Edition

    By Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    Taking a global, multicultural, social, and economic perspective, this work explores the diverse and colourful history of human attire. From prehistoric times to the age of globalization, articles cover the evolution of clothing utility, style, production, and commerce, including accessories (shoes…

    Hardback – 2013-11-30
    Routledge

  • The Race and Media Reader book cover

    The Race and Media Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gilbert B. Rodman

    The Race and Media Reader provides a wide-ranging introduction to major issues and debates surrounding the role that the media plays in ongoing struggles around race and racism in the US today. The essays collected here come from a wide variety of disciplinary, theoretical, and methodological…

    Paperback – 2013-11-23
    Routledge

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