• Beyond Prime Time Activism: Communication Activism and Social Change book cover

    Beyond Prime Time Activism

    Communication Activism and Social Change, 1st Edition

    By Charlotte Ryan, Karen Jeffreys

    In this accessible introduction to communication activism, organizer Karen Jeffreys and sociologist Charlotte Ryan draw on more than two decades of ongoing collaboration, using the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless (RICH) as a case study. The book examines a community with shared values,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Media and Communication Activism

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Museum Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship: A New Model for a Challenging Era book cover

    Museum Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship

    A New Model for a Challenging Era, 1st Edition

    By Haitham Eid

    Museum Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship makes a contribution towards building a museum perspective of innovation that takes into consideration the unique role of museums in society. Beginning and ending with the idea of museum innovation in a wider sense, the book takes digital innovation as…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Sociological Knowledge and Collective Identity: S. N. Eisenstadt and Israeli Society book cover

    Sociological Knowledge and Collective Identity

    S. N. Eisenstadt and Israeli Society, 1st Edition

    By Stavit Sinai

    Sociology, emerging in the 19th century as the study of national societies, is the intellectual product of its time, power relations and social imaginaries. As a discursive practice that was enmeshed in the meta-narratives of modernity, the discipline of sociology bears the inherent capacity to…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

  • Analyzing Affective Societies: Methods and Methodologies book cover

    Analyzing Affective Societies

    Methods and Methodologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antje Kahl

    In recent years, research in the social sciences and cultural studies has increasingly paid attention to the generative power of emotions and affects; that is, to the questions of how far they shape social and cultural processes while being simultaneously shaped by them. However, the literature on…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

  • Geographies of Difference: Explorations in Northeast Indian Studies book cover

    Geographies of Difference

    Explorations in Northeast Indian Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mélanie Vandenhelsken, Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh, Bengt G. Karlsson

    This book rethinks Northeast India as a lived space, a centre of interconnections and unfolding histories, instead of an isolated periphery. Questioning dominant tropes and assumptions around the Northeast, it examines socio-political and historical processes, border issues, the role of the state,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India

  • Skinhead History, Identity, and Culture book cover

    Skinhead History, Identity, and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Borgeson, Robin Valeri

    Skinheads go beyond the societal stereotype of hate mongers, bigots, and Neo-Nazis. The community of skins also includes traditional skins (those that adhere to the original philosophy of the British movement in 1969), Skinheads Against Racial prejudice (SHARPS), and gay skins, female skins and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • The Freshman: Comedy and Masculinity in 1920s Film and Youth Culture book cover

    The Freshman

    Comedy and Masculinity in 1920s Film and Youth Culture, 1st Edition

    By Christina G. Petersen

    Before the advent of the teenager in the 1940s and the teenpic in the 1950s, The Freshman (Taylor and Newmeyer, 1925) represented 1920s college youth culture as an exclusive world of leisure to a mass audience. Starring popular slapstick comedian Harold Lloyd, The Freshman was a hit with audiences…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Internet Memes and Society: Social, Cultural, and Political Contexts book cover

    Internet Memes and Society

    Social, Cultural, and Political Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Anastasia Denisova

    This book provides a solid, encompassing definition of Internet memes, exploring both the common features of memes around the globe and their particular regional traits. It identifies and explains the roles that these viral texts play in Internet communication: cultural, social and political…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Audio-Visual Industries and Diversity: Economics and Policies in the Digital Era book cover

    Audio-Visual Industries and Diversity

    Economics and Policies in the Digital Era, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luis A. Albornoz, Ma. Trinidad García Leiva

    This book reflects critically on issues of diversity, access, and the expansion of digital technologies in audio-visual industries, particularly in terms of economics and policies.  It brings together specialists in cultural diversity and media industries, presenting an international and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media and Cultural Industries

  • The National Security Sublime: On the Aesthetics of Government Secrecy book cover

    The National Security Sublime

    On the Aesthetics of Government Secrecy, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Potolsky

    Why do recent depictions of government secrecy and surveillance so often use images suggesting massive size and scale: gigantic warehouses, remote black sites, numberless security cameras? Drawing on post-War American art, film, television, and fiction, Matthew Potolsky argues that the aesthetic of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Espionage and Culture

  • Gaming Empire in Children's British Board Games, 1836-1860 book cover

    Gaming Empire in Children's British Board Games, 1836-1860

    1st Edition

    By Megan A. Norcia

    Over a century before Monopoly invited child players to bankrupt one another with merry ruthlessness, a lively and profitable board game industry thrived in Britain from the 1750s onward, thanks to publishers like John Wallis, John Betts, and William Spooner. As part of the new wave of materials…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

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