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  • Past Mobilities: Archaeological Approaches to Movement and Mobility book cover

    Past Mobilities

    Archaeological Approaches to Movement and Mobility, 1st Edition

    By Jim Leary

    The new mobilities paradigm has yet to have the same impact on archaeology as it has in other disciplines in the social sciences - on geography, sociology and anthropology in particular - yet mobility is fundamental to archaeology: all people move. Moving away from archaeology’s traditional focus…

    eBook – 2016-05-13
    Routledge

  • Managing Value in Organisations: New Learning, Management, and Business Models book cover

    Managing Value in Organisations

    New Learning, Management, and Business Models, 1st Edition

    By Donal Carroll

    The song of organisational change goes: 'Ready or not, here I come. You can’t hide...' But is change collapsonomics - everything - or have some things not changed? Managing Value in Organisations argues that traditional business thinking has produced low trust with high cost in increased…

    eBook – 2016-05-13
    Routledge

  • Making Digital Cultures: Access, Interactivity, and Authenticity book cover

    Making Digital Cultures

    Access, Interactivity, and Authenticity, 1st Edition

    By Martin Hand

    Many people in the West or global North now live in a culture of 24/7 instant messaging, iPods and MP3s, streamed content, blogs, ubiquitous digital images and Facebook. But they are also surrounded by even more paper, books, telephone calls and material objects of one kind or another. The…

    eBook – 2016-05-13
    Routledge

  • Media Practices and Protest Politics: How Precarious Workers Mobilise book cover

    Media Practices and Protest Politics

    How Precarious Workers Mobilise, 1st Edition

    By Alice Mattoni

    How do precarious workers employed in call-centres, universities, the fashion industry and many other labour markets organise, struggle and communicate to become recognised, influential political subjects? "Media Practices and Protest Politics; How Precarious Workers Mobilise" reveals the process…

    eBook – 2016-05-13
    Routledge

  • Many Voices, One Vision: The Early Years of the World Heritage Convention book cover

    Many Voices, One Vision: The Early Years of the World Heritage Convention

    1st Edition

    By Christina Cameron, Mechtild Rössler

    In 1972, UNESCO put in place the World Heritage Convention, a highly successful international treaty that influences heritage activity in virtually every country in the world. Focusing on the Convention's creation and early implementation, this book examines the World Heritage system and its global…

    eBook – 2016-05-13
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Documents of Life Revisited: Narrative and Biographical Methodology for a 21st Century Critical Humanism book cover

    Documents of Life Revisited

    Narrative and Biographical Methodology for a 21st Century Critical Humanism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Liz Stanley

    The cultural and narrative turn has had a considerable impact upon research in the social sciences as well as in the arts and humanities, with Ken Plummer's Documents of Life constituting a central text in the turn towards to narrative, biographical and qualitative methodologies, challenging and…

    eBook – 2016-05-13
    Routledge

  • Cosmopolitan Europe: A Strasbourg Self-Portrait book cover

    Cosmopolitan Europe: A Strasbourg Self-Portrait

    1st Edition

    By John Western

    The past hundred years of Europe are distilled in the experiences of the citizens of Strasbourg. From the turn of the twentieth century until 1945, Europe's ruling idea of nationalism rendered Strasbourg/Straßburg the prize in a tug-of-war between the two greatest continental powers, France and…

    eBook – 2016-05-13
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Defining Digital Humanities: A Reader book cover

    Defining Digital Humanities

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Terras, Julianne Nyhan, Edward Vanhoutte

    Digital Humanities is becoming an increasingly popular focus of academic endeavour. There are now hundreds of Digital Humanities centres worldwide and the subject is taught at both postgraduate and undergraduate level. Yet the term ’Digital Humanities’ is much debated. This reader brings together,…

    eBook – 2016-05-13
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Culture, Urbanism and Planning book cover

    Culture, Urbanism and Planning

    1st Edition

    By Manuel Guardia

    Edited by Javier Monclus

    The relationship between culture and urbanism has been the focus of much discussion and debate in recent years. While globalisation tends towards a homogeneity, successful 'global cities' have a strong individual - and particularly cultural - identity. The economic value of the culture of cities…

    eBook – 2016-05-13
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Cultural Networks in Migrating Heritage: Intersecting Theories and Practices across Europe book cover

    Cultural Networks in Migrating Heritage

    Intersecting Theories and Practices across Europe, 1st Edition

    By Perla Innocenti

    This book is a study of the role of cultural and heritage networks and how they can help institutions and their host societies manage the tensions and realise the opportunities arising from migration. In looking at past and emerging challenges of social inclusion and cultural dialogue, hybrid…

    eBook – 2016-05-13
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Adolescent Literature and Culture: The Emergent Adult book cover

    Contemporary Adolescent Literature and Culture

    The Emergent Adult, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Nikolajeva, Mary Hilton

    Offering a wide range of critical perspectives, this volume explores the moral, ideological and literary landscapes in fiction and other cultural productions aimed at young adults. Topics examined are adolescence and the natural world, nationhood and identity, the mapping of sexual awakening onto…

    eBook – 2016-05-13
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Paradata and Transparency in Virtual Heritage book cover

    Paradata and Transparency in Virtual Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Bentkowska-Kafel, Hugh Denard

    Computer-Generated Images (CGIs) are widely used and accepted in the world of entertainment but the use of the very same visualization techniques in academic research in the Arts and Humanities remains controversial. The techniques and conceptual perspectives on heritage visualization are a subject…

    eBook – 2016-05-13
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

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