E-books: Humanities

  • Underground Rap as Religion: A Theopoetic Examination of a Process Aesthetic Religion book cover

    Underground Rap as Religion

    A Theopoetic Examination of a Process Aesthetic Religion, 1st Edition

    By Jon Ivan Gill

    Underground rap is largely a subversive, grassroots, and revolutionary movement in underground hip-hop, tending to privilege creative freedom as well as progressive and liberating thoughts and actions. This book contends that many practitioners of underground rap have absorbed religious traditions…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hip Hop and Religion

  • Citizen Media and Practice: Currents, Connections, Challenges book cover

    Citizen Media and Practice

    Currents, Connections, Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hilde C. Stephansen, Emiliano Treré

    This groundbreaking collection advances understanding of the concept of media practices by critically interrogating its relevance for the study of citizen and activist media. Media as practice has emerged as a powerful approach to understanding the media’s significance in contemporary society.…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Critical Perspectives on Citizen Media

  • Russia's Islam and Orthodoxy beyond the Institutions: Languages of Conversion, Competition and Convergence book cover

    Russia's Islam and Orthodoxy beyond the Institutions

    Languages of Conversion, Competition and Convergence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alfrid K. Bustanov, Michael Kemper

    Islam and the Orthodox Church in contemporary Russia are usually studied in isolation from each other, and each in relation to the Kremlin; the latter demands the development of a home-grown and patriotic ‘religious traditionalism, as a bulwark against subversive ‘non-traditional’ imports. This…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge

  • Political Economy of Media Industries: Global Transformations and Challenges book cover

    Political Economy of Media Industries

    Global Transformations and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Randy Nichols, Gabriela Martinez

    This book provides a critical political economic examination of the impact of increasingly concentrated global media industries. It addresses different media and communication industries from around the globe, including film, television, music, journalism, telecommunication, and information…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media and Cultural Industries

  • Digital Mediascapes of Transnational Korean Youth Culture book cover

    Digital Mediascapes of Transnational Korean Youth Culture

    1st Edition

    By Kyong Yoon

    Drawing on vivid ethnographic field studies of youth on the transnational move, across Seoul, Toronto, and Vancouver, this book examines transnational flows of Korean youth and their digital media practices. This book explores how digital media are integrated into various forms of transnational…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Digital Media and Culture in Asia

  • Anti-Museum book cover

    Anti-Museum

    1st Edition

    By Adrian Franklin

    Anti-Museum charts the development of the anti-museum as a concept and as it has been realised in practice. Drawing on a range of case studies, including the New Museum and PS1 in New York, Mona in Australia, Art42 in Paris and Donald Judd’s Marfa, the book assesses their potential to engage museum…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Museums in Focus

  • Crazy Funny: Popular Black Satire and The Method of Madness book cover

    Crazy Funny

    Popular Black Satire and The Method of Madness, 1st Edition

    By Lisa A. Guerrero

    This book examines the ways in which contemporary works of black satire make black racial madness legible in ways that allow us to see the connections between suffering from racism and suffering from mental illness. Showing how an understanding of racism as a root cause of mental and emotional…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • On Insignificance: The Loss of Meaning in the Post-Material Age book cover

    On Insignificance

    The Loss of Meaning in the Post-Material Age, 1st Edition

    By Massimo Leone

    Focusing on the anthropological consequences of the disappearing of materiality and sensory embodiment, On Insignificance highlights some of the most perturbing patterns of insignificance that have seeped into our everyday lives. Seeking to explain the semiotic causes of feelings of meaninglessness…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge

  • Teaching Global History: A Social Studies Approach book cover

    Teaching Global History

    A Social Studies Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Alan J. Singer

    This updated edition of Teaching Global History challenges prospective and beginning social studies teachers to formulate their own views about what is important to know in global history and why. This essential text explains how to organize curriculum around broad social studies concepts and…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge

  • Law, Labour and the Humanities: Contemporary European Perspectives book cover

    Law, Labour and the Humanities

    Contemporary European Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tiziano Toracca, Angela Condello

    The ontology of work and the economics of value underpin the legal institution, with the existence of modern law predicated upon the subject as labourer. In contemporary Europe, labour is more than a mere economic relationship. Indeed, labour occupies a central position in human existence: since…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • 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

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