• The Consolations of History in Richard Wagner’s Götterdämmerung book cover

    The Consolations of History in Richard Wagner’s Götterdämmerung

    1st Edition

    By Alexander H. Shapiro

    In this book on Richard Wagner’s compelling but enigmatic masterpiece Götterdämmerung, the final opera of his monumental Ring tetralogy, Alexander H. Shapiro advances an ambitious new interpretation which uncovers intriguing new facets to the work’s profound insights into the human condition. By…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Brazilian Youth: Global Trends and Local Perspectives book cover

    Brazilian Youth

    Global Trends and Local Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cláudia Pereira

    The collection brings together texts of Brazilian researchers who are dedicated to themes related to studies of youth cultures: sociabilities, subcultures, identities and belonging, pop culture, social movements, migration, consumption and materialities, generational exchanges, media…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • China in the Age of Global Capitalism: Jia Zhangke's Filmic World book cover

    China in the Age of Global Capitalism

    Jia Zhangke's Filmic World, 1st Edition

    By Xiaoping Wang

    Jia Zhangke is praised as “the most internationally prominent and celebrated figure of the Six-Generation of Chinese filmmakers”. This book provides an examination the content and forms of Jia’s featured films and analyzes their merits and faults. Jia’s films often narrate the lives of ordinary…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    China Perspectives

  • Reforming Senates: Upper Legislative Houses in North Atlantic Small Powers 1800-present book cover

    Reforming Senates

    Upper Legislative Houses in North Atlantic Small Powers 1800-present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nikolaj Bijleveld, Colin Grittner, David E. Smith, Wybren Verstegen

    This original and new study of senates in small powers across the North Atlantic shows that the establishment and reform of these upper legislative houses have followed remarkably parallel trajectories. Senate reforms emerged in the wake of deep political crises within the Atlantic World, and were…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Intra-State Immigrants as Sub-State Nationalists: Lived Experiences in the Basque Country book cover

    Intra-State Immigrants as Sub-State Nationalists

    Lived Experiences in the Basque Country, 1st Edition

    By Nick Hutcheon

    This book explores the attitudes, opinions and life experiences of first and second generation intra-state immigrants who are convinced and committed Basque nationalists. Based on in-depth interviews with activists, it challenges many of the assumptions often made about Basque nationalism as an…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    Research in Migration and Ethnic Relations Series

  • A History of Romanian Theatre from Communism to Capitalism: Children of a Restless Time book cover

    A History of Romanian Theatre from Communism to Capitalism

    Children of a Restless Time, 1st Edition

    By Cristina Modreanu

    A History of Romanian Theatre from Communism to Capitalism analyses the last three decades of Romanian theatre and connects it to the international stage. Cristina Modreanu questions the relationship between artists and power, both before 1989, behind the Iron Curtain, and in the current global…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 

  • Protecting the Religious Freedom of New Minorities in International Law book cover

    Protecting the Religious Freedom of New Minorities in International Law

    1st Edition

    By Fabienne Bretscher

    This book examines the interpretation and application of the right to freedom of religion and belief of new minorities formed by recent migration by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) and the United Nations Human Rights Committee (HRC).  New minorities are increasingly confronted with…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Post-Human Institutions and Organizations: Confronting The Matrix book cover

    Post-Human Institutions and Organizations

    Confronting The Matrix, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ismael Al-Amoudi, Emmanuel Lazega

    When the Matrix trilogy was published in the mid-1980s, it introduced to mass culture a number of post-human tropes about the conscious machines that have haunted our collective imaginaries ever since. This volume explores the social representations and significance of technological developments –…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04 
    The Future of the Human

  • A History of Energy Flows: From Human Labor to Renewable Power book cover

    A History of Energy Flows

    From Human Labor to Renewable Power, 1st Edition

    By Anthony N. Penna

    This book presents a global and historical perspective of energy flows during the last millennium. The search for sustainable energy is a key issue dominating today's energy regime. This book details the historical evolution of energy, following the overlapping and slow flowing transitions from one…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04 

  • People-Party-Policy Interplay in India: Micro-dynamics of Everyday Politics in West Bengal, c. 2008 – 2016 book cover

    People-Party-Policy Interplay in India

    Micro-dynamics of Everyday Politics in West Bengal, c. 2008 – 2016, 1st Edition

    By Suman Nath

    This book analyses the political transition in West Bengal, India, which witnessed longest democratically elected Left regime of the world. It examines and compares micro-dynamics of political practices in India and delineates underlying political themes of state politics. The author explores the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04 
    Routledge India

  • Change and Mobility in Contemporary India: Thinking M N Srinivas Today book cover

    Change and Mobility in Contemporary India

    Thinking M N Srinivas Today, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sobin George, Manohar Yadav, Anand Inbanathan

    This book studies caste and community dynamics in India and offers a critical view of social mobility from below. Building on the theories of the eminent sociologist M N Srinivas, the essays in this volume reformulate the debate on caste as they document the changing inter-caste dynamics and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04 
    Routledge India

  • The Discourse of Perceived Discrimination: Perspectives from Contemporary Australian Society book cover

    The Discourse of Perceived Discrimination

    Perspectives from Contemporary Australian Society, 1st Edition

    By Sol Rojas-Lizana

    This book offers a way forward toward a better understanding of perceived discrimination from a critical discourse studies perspective. The volume begins with a discussion of quantitative studies on perceived discrimination across a range of disciplines and moves toward outlining the ways in which…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04 
    Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

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