E-books: American Studies

  • Extracting Home in the Oil Sands: Settler Colonialism and Environmental Change in Subarctic Canada book cover

    Extracting Home in the Oil Sands

    Settler Colonialism and Environmental Change in Subarctic Canada, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clinton N. Westman, Tara L. Joly, Lena Gross

    The Canadian oil sands are one of the world’s most important energy sources and the subject of global attention in relation to climate change and pollution. This volume engages ethnographically with key issues concerning the oil sands by working from anthropological literature and beyond to explore…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • The Field of Water Policy: Power and Scarcity in the American Southwest book cover

    The Field of Water Policy

    Power and Scarcity in the American Southwest, 1st Edition

    By Franck Poupeau, Brian F. O'Neill, Joan Cortinas Muñoz, Murielle Coeurdray, Eliza Benites-Gambirazio

      Bringing together the analysis of a diverse team of social scientists, this book proposes a new approach to environmental problems. Cutting through the fragmented perspectives on water crises, it seeks to shift the analytic perspectives on water policy by looking at the social logics behind…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Routledge Companion to African American Art History book cover

    The Routledge Companion to African American Art History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eddie Chambers

    This Companion authoritatively points to the main areas of enquiry within the subject of African American art history. The first section examines how African American art has been constructed over the course of a century of published scholarship. The second section studies how African…

    eBook – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

  • Reconsidering American Political Thought: A New Identity book cover

    Reconsidering American Political Thought

    A New Identity, 1st Edition

    By Saladin Ambar

    Filling in the missing spaces left by traditional textbooks on American political thought, Reconsidering American Political Thought uses race, gender, and ethnicity as a lens through which to engage ongoing debates on American values and intellectual traditions. Weaving document-based texts…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • American Pop Art in France: Politics of the Transatlantic Image book cover

    American Pop Art in France

    Politics of the Transatlantic Image, 1st Edition

    By Liam Considine

    Pop art was essential to the Americanization of global art in the 1960s, yet it engendered resistance and adaptation abroad in equal measure, especially in Paris. From the end of the Algerian War of Independence and the opening of Ileana Sonnabend’s gallery for American Pop art in Paris in 1962, to…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The Racial Complex: A Jungian Perspective on Culture and Race book cover

    The Racial Complex

    A Jungian Perspective on Culture and Race, 1st Edition

    By Fanny Brewster

    In The Racial Complex: A Jungian Perspective on Culture and Race, Fanny Brewster revisits and examines Jung’s classical writing on the theory of complexes, relating it directly to race in modern society. In this groundbreaking exploration, Brewster deepens Jung’s minimalist writing regarding the…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge

  • The Tradition of the Chicago School of Sociology book cover

    The Tradition of the Chicago School of Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Luigi Tomasi

    The value of the book lies in its reassessment of the distinctive features of the Chicago School, of its contributions in the theoretical and methodological fields and of its influence on the growth of sociology throughout the world and in America in particular. The book pays particularly close…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge

  • Comparative Metaethics: Neglected Perspectives on the Foundations of Morality book cover

    Comparative Metaethics

    Neglected Perspectives on the Foundations of Morality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Colin Marshall

    This collection of original essays explores metaethical views from outside the mainstream European tradition. The guiding motivation is that important discussions about the ultimate nature of morality can be found far beyond ancient Greece and modern Europe. The volume’s aim is to show how rich the…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Employee Rights in Corporate Insolvency: A UK and US Perspective book cover

    Employee Rights in Corporate Insolvency

    A UK and US Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Hamiisi Junior Nsubuga

    This book analyses corporate rescue laws, processes and policies prescribed in corporate insolvency or bankruptcy laws, and employment laws of the UK and the US, with a particular focus on how extant employee rights are treated when a debtor employer initiates corporate insolvency proceedings. &…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • The Creation of Quaker Theory: Insider Perspectives book cover

    The Creation of Quaker Theory

    Insider Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pink Dandelion

    The last forty years has witnessed a 'golden age' of Quaker Studies scholarship, with the bulk of this work into the history and sociology of Quakerism being undertaken by scholars who are also Quakers. For the scholars involved, their Quakerism has both prompted their research interests and…

    eBook – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Media, Security and Sovereignty in the Canadian Arctic: From the Manhattan to the Crystal Serenity book cover

    Media, Security and Sovereignty in the Canadian Arctic

    From the Manhattan to the Crystal Serenity, 1st Edition

    By Mathieu Landriault

    This book documents how the Arctic region has been represented in the media: exploring how the media has framed the Arctic and whether this has an impact on governmental decision-making and public preferences. The Arctic region faces profound transformations, due to global warming, spurring…

    eBook – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Kendrick Lamar and the Making of Black Meaning book cover

    Kendrick Lamar and the Making of Black Meaning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher M. Driscoll, Monica R Miller, Anthony B. Pinn

    Kendrick Lamar has established himself at the forefront of contemporary hip-hop culture. Artistically adventurous and socially conscious, he has been unapologetic in using his art form, rap music, to address issues affecting black lives while also exploring subjects fundamental to the human…

    eBook – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hip Hop and Religion

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