• Heritage Tourism and Cities in China book cover

    Heritage Tourism and Cities in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Honggang Xu, Trevor H.B. Sofield

    China has surged into the 21st century as one of the most rapidly modernizing countries in the world. Its burgeoning cities reflect this extraordinary growth with a dazzling array of new architectural forms and designs. In its transformation, the 5000-year old heritage of its built civilization,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15
    Routledge

  • Cultural Policies for Sustainable Development book cover

    Cultural Policies for Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anita Kangas, Nancy Duxbury, Christiaan De Beukelaer

    The concept of sustainable development is commonly divided into environmental, economic, social and cultural dimensions. While a variety of international actors have declared the importance of culture in sustainable development, jointly articulating this clearly has been difficult. For example, the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15
    Routledge

  • Goddesses of Kathmandu Valley: Grace, Rage, Knowledge book cover

    Goddesses of Kathmandu Valley

    Grace, Rage, Knowledge, 2nd Edition

    By Arun Gupto

    In South Asia goddesses are conceptualized and worshipped in a fascinatingrange of forms – from cosmic beings to bacterial manifestations, from human-like appearances to creatures with animal and insect semblances. This book maps the diverse identities of goddesses through metaphors of Grace, Rage…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15
    Routledge India
    Nepal and Himalayan Studies

  • NO BODY: Clinical Constructions of Gender and Transsexuality - Pathologisation, Violence and Deconstruction book cover

    NO BODY

    Clinical Constructions of Gender and Transsexuality - Pathologisation, Violence and Deconstruction, 1st Edition

    By Miguel Roselló-Peñaloza

    What articulations between bodies, genders and desires are required socio-culturally for recognition of what is human? What happens with those people who do not meet the heteronormative criteria of intelligible life? Are psychology and medicine part of the solution, or part of the problem? This…

    Paperback – 2018-05-14
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • The Poetry of Punk: The Meaning Behind Punk Rock and Hardcore Lyrics book cover

    The Poetry of Punk

    The Meaning Behind Punk Rock and Hardcore Lyrics, 1st Edition

    By Gerfried Ambrosch

    Punk bands have produced an abundance of poetic texts, some crude, some elaborate, in the form of song lyrics. These lyrics are an ideal means by which to trace the developments and explain the conflicts and schisms that have shaped, and continue to shape, punk culture. They can be described as the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-14
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Landscape Character Assessment: Current Approaches to Characterisation and Assessment book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Landscape Character Assessment

    Current Approaches to Characterisation and Assessment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Fairclough, Ingrid Sarlöv Herlin, Carys Swanwick

    In this multi-authored book, senior practitioners and researchers offer an international overview of landscape character approaches for those working in research, policy and practice relating to landscape. Over the last three decades, European practice in landscape has moved from a narrow, if…

    Hardback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • The End of Cool Japan: Ethical, Legal, and Cultural Challenges to Japanese Popular Culture book cover

    The End of Cool Japan

    Ethical, Legal, and Cultural Challenges to Japanese Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark McLelland

    Today’s convergent media environment offers unprecedented opportunities for sourcing and disseminating previously obscure popular culture material from Japan. However, this presents concerns regarding copyright, ratings and exposure to potentially illegal content which are serious problems for…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Fukushima and the Arts: Negotiating Nuclear Disaster book cover

    Fukushima and the Arts

    Negotiating Nuclear Disaster, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Geilhorn, Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt

    The natural and man-made cataclysmic events of the 11 March 2011 disaster, or 3.11, have dramatically altered the status quo of contemporary Japanese society. While much has been written about the social, political, economic, and technical aspects of the disaster, this volume represents one of the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Archiving Loss: Holding Places for Difficult Memories book cover

    Archiving Loss

    Holding Places for Difficult Memories, 1st Edition

    By Martine Hawkes

    Drawing together many stories from the archives of difficult events and volatile histories, Archiving Loss: Holding Places for Difficult Memories asks how we might cut and walk a path for memory, loss, and silence in the archive. The difficult events discussed in this book include state responses…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge

  • L’Auberge espagnole: European Youth on Film book cover

    L’Auberge espagnole

    European Youth on Film, 1st Edition

    By Ben McCann

    Part romantic comedy, part sitcom, part social drama, L’Auberge espagnole (The Spanish Apartment) recounts a familiar ‘youth’ ritual – the move from university to ‘the real world’, the often complicated personal, romantic and cultural encounters that ensue, and the moral uncertainties that…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • The Hunger Games: Spectacle, Risk and the Girl Action Hero book cover

    The Hunger Games

    Spectacle, Risk and the Girl Action Hero, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Driscoll, Alexandra Heatwole

    The 2012 film The Hunger Games and its three sequels, appearing quickly over the following three years, represent one of the most successful examples of the contemporary popularity of youth-oriented speculative film and television series. This book considers "The Hunger Games" as an intertextual…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Sexual Violence Against Men in Global Politics book cover

    Sexual Violence Against Men in Global Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marysia Zalewski, Paula Drumond, Elisabeth Prugl, Maria Stern

    Sexual violence against men is an under-theorised and under-noticed topic, though it is becoming increasingly apparent that this form of violence is widespread. Yet despite emerging evidence documenting its incidence, especially in conflict and post-conflict zones, efforts to understand its causes…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Interventions

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