• Understanding Religion and Popular Culture book cover

    Understanding Religion and Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Ray Clark, Dan W. Clanton Jr.

    This introductory text provides students with a 'toolbox' of approaches for analyzing religion and popular culture. It encourages readers to think critically about the ways in which popular cultural practices and products, especially those considered as forms of entertainment, are laden with…

    Paperback – 2012-04-19
    Routledge

  • The Emotions: A Philosophical Introduction book cover

    The Emotions

    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Julien Deonna, Fabrice Teroni

    The emotions are at the centre of our lives and, for better or worse, imbue them with much of their significance. The philosophical problems stirred up by the existence of the emotions, over which many great philosophers of the past have laboured, revolve around attempts to understand what this…

    Paperback – 2012-03-05
    Routledge

  • The Olympics: The Basics book cover

    The Olympics: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Andy Miah, Beatriz Garcia

    The Olympics: The Basics is an accessible, contemporary introduction to the Olympic movement and Games. Chapters explain how the Olympics transcend sports, engaging us with a range of contemporary philosophical, social, cultural and political matters, including: peace development and diplomacy…

    Paperback – 2012-01-19
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Race and Ethnicity: The Basics book cover

    Race and Ethnicity: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Peter Kivisto, Paul R. Croll

    Race and ethnicity have shaped the social, cultural and political character of much of the world, and remain an important influence on contemporary life in the 21st Century. Race and Ethnicity: The Basics is an accessible introduction to these potent forces. Topics covered include: The forms and…

    Paperback – 2011-11-17
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • The Cultural Study of Music: A Critical Introduction book cover

    The Cultural Study of Music

    A Critical Introduction, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Martin Clayton, Trevor Herbert, Richard Middleton

    What is the relationship between music and culture? The first edition of The Cultural Study of Music: A Critical Introduction explored this question with groundbreaking rigor and breadth. Now this second edition refines that original analysis while examining the ways the field has developed in the…

    Paperback – 2011-11-09
    Routledge

  • Architecture of Regionalism in the Age of Globalization: Peaks and Valleys in the Flat World book cover

    Architecture of Regionalism in the Age of Globalization

    Peaks and Valleys in the Flat World, 1st Edition

    By Liane Lefaivre, Alexander Tzonis

    The definitive introductory book on the theory and history of regionalist architecture in the context of globalization, this text addresses issues of identity, community, and sustainability along with a selection of the most outstanding examples of design from all over the world. Alex Tzonis and…

    Paperback – 2011-11-02
    Routledge

  • Critical Approaches to Comics: Theories and Methods book cover

    Critical Approaches to Comics

    Theories and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew J. Smith, Randy Duncan

    Critical Approaches to Comics offers students a deeper understanding of the artistic and cultural significance of comic books and graphic novels by introducing key theories and critical methods for analyzing comics. Each chapter explains and then demonstrates a critical method or approach, which…

    Paperback – 2011-10-26
    Routledge

  • Cities and Sexualities book cover

    Cities and Sexualities

    1st Edition

    By Phil Hubbard

    From the hotspots of commercial sex through to the suburbia of twitching curtains, urban life and sexualities appear inseparable. Cities are the source of our most familiar images of sexual practice, and are the spaces where new understandings of sexuality take shape. In an era of global business…

    Paperback – 2011-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

  • Cultural History: A Concise Introduction book cover

    Cultural History

    A Concise Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Alessandro Arcangeli

    The expression ‘cultural history’ is generally used today to signal a particular approach to history, one which could be applied to any object, and is mainly concerned with the sense men and women from the past gave to the world they lived in. In this introduction to cultural history as a…

    Paperback – 2011-10-12
    Routledge

  • Policing, Popular Culture and Political Economy: Towards a Social Democratic Criminology book cover

    Policing, Popular Culture and Political Economy

    Towards a Social Democratic Criminology, 1st Edition

    By Robert Reiner

    Robert Reiner has been one of the pioneers in the development of research on policing since the 1970s as well as a prolific writer on mass media and popular culture representations of crime and criminal justice. His work includes the renowned books The Politics of the Police and Law and Order: An…

    Hardback – 2011-09-28
    Routledge
    Pioneers in Contemporary Criminology

  • Society and Culture Bundle RC book cover

    Society and Culture Bundle RC

    1st Edition

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2011-09-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • Artificial Intelligence: The Basics book cover

    Artificial Intelligence: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Warwick

    'if AI is outside your field, or you know something of the subject and would like to know more then Artificial Intelligence: The Basics is a brilliant primer.'  - Nick Smith, Engineering and Technology Magazine November 2011 Artificial Intelligence: The Basics is a concise and cutting-edge…

    Paperback – 2011-08-18
    Routledge
    The Basics

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