E-books: Cultural Studies

  • Professional Wrestling and the Commercial Stage book cover

    Professional Wrestling and the Commercial Stage

    1st Edition

    By Eero Laine

    Professional Wrestling and the Commercial Stage examines professional wrestling as a century-old, theatrical form that spans from its local places of performance to circulate as a popular, global product. Professional wrestling has all the trappings of sport, but is, at its core, a theatrical…

    eBook – 2019-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Making Sense of Messages: A Critical Apprenticeship in Rhetorical Criticism book cover

    Making Sense of Messages

    A Critical Apprenticeship in Rhetorical Criticism, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Stoner

    Making Sense of Messages, now in its second edition, retains the apprenticeship approach which facilitates effectively learning the complex content and skills of rhetorical theory and criticism.  A new chapter on “The Rhetoric of Ignorance” provides needed theory and examples that help students…

    eBook – 2019-11-13
    Routledge

  • Gender Verification and the Making of the Female Body in Sport: A History of the Present book cover

    Gender Verification and the Making of the Female Body in Sport

    A History of the Present, 1st Edition

    By Sonja Erikainen

    This book critically explores the history of gender verification in international sport, to show how culture, politics, and science come together to produce "femaleness" and, consequently, the female body as we know it. Tracing gender verification policies and practices in sport since the 1930s…

    eBook – 2019-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Cultural Diplomacy and the Heritage of Empire: Negotiating Post-Colonial Returns book cover

    Cultural Diplomacy and the Heritage of Empire

    Negotiating Post-Colonial Returns, 1st Edition

    By Cynthia Scott

    Cultural Diplomacy and the Heritage of Empire analyzes the history of the negotiations that led to the atypical return of colonial-era cultural property from the Netherlands to Indonesia in the 1970s. By doing so, the book shows that competing visions of post-colonial redress were contested…

    eBook – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

  • Revival: Communication and Cultural Domination (1976) book cover

    Revival: Communication and Cultural Domination (1976)

    1st Edition

    By Herbert I. Schiller

    This title was first published in 1976.  The attainment of political independence by more than ninety countries since the Second World War has directed attention to the conditions of economic helplessness and dependency that continue to frustrate the development of at least two-thirds of the…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Visualising Place, Memory and the Imagined book cover

    Visualising Place, Memory and the Imagined

    1st Edition

    By Sarah De Nardi

    This book probes into how communities and social groups construct their understanding of the world through real and imagined experiences of place. The book seeks to connect the dots of the factual and the imaginary that form affective networks of identities, which help shape local memory and sense…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Heritage, Emotion and Affect

  • Locating African European Studies: Interventions, Intersections, Conversations book cover

    Locating African European Studies

    Interventions, Intersections, Conversations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Felipe Espinoza Garrido, Caroline Koegler, Deborah Nyangulu, Mark U Stein

    Drawing on a rich lineage of anti-discriminatory scholarship, art, and activism, Locating African European Studies engages with contemporary and historical African European formations, positionalities, politics, and cultural productions in Europe. Locating African European Studies reflects on the…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

  • What is Food?: Researching a Topic with Many Meanings book cover

    What is Food?

    Researching a Topic with Many Meanings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ulla Gustafsson, Rebecca O'Connell, Alizon Draper, Andrea Tonner

    This volume brings together contributions that provide a snapshot of current food research. What is Food? acknowledges the many dimensions of food, including its social, cultural, symbolic and sensual qualities, while also being material in that it is fundamental to our survival. The collection…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • In Search of Indian English: History, Politics and Indigenisation book cover

    In Search of Indian English

    History, Politics and Indigenisation, 1st Edition

    By Ranjan Kumar Auddy

    This book presents a historical account of the development of an acrolectal variety of the English language in colonial India. It highlights the phenomenon of Indianization of the English language and its significance in the articulation of the Indian identity in pre-Independence India. This volume…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge India

  • Spatial Practices: Modes of Action and Engagement with the City book cover

    Spatial Practices

    Modes of Action and Engagement with the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Dodd

    This book explores ‘spatial practices’, a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge

  • Girls, Moral Panic and News Media: Troublesome Bodies book cover

    Girls, Moral Panic and News Media

    Troublesome Bodies, 1st Edition

    By Sharon R. Mazzarella

    Mazzarella examines the representational politics behind journalistic constructions of US girls and girlhood through a series of contemporary in-depth case studies which work to document a wider cultural moral panic about the troublesome nature of girls’ bodies. The public concern and media…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender, Sexuality, and Media

  • Arjuna–Odysseus: Shared Heritage in Indian and Greek Epic book cover

    Arjuna–Odysseus

    Shared Heritage in Indian and Greek Epic, 1st Edition

    By N. J. Allen

    Bringing together the study of the Greek classics and Indology, Arjuna–Odysseus provides a comparative analysis of the shared heritage of the Mahābhārata and early Greek traditions presented in the texts of Homer and Hesiod. Building on the ethnographic theories of Durkheim, Mauss, and Dumont,…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge India

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