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  • Culture, Innovation and the Economy

    Edited by Biljana Mickov, James E Doyle

    This is a handbook for the cultural entrepreneur offering some of the best examples on, practice, franchises, research, innovation and business opportunities in the cultural sector. The key theme is the contribution and possibilities of the cultural economy as a business, with a strong supporting…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Post-Conflict Development and Heritage

    By John Giblin

    In recent decades, "post-conflict development" has become a catch-all phrase used to refer to an imagined and idealized transitional process which takes a "recently at war" non-self-sustainable state to self-sustainable status. Within this broadly conceived agenda, "culture" and "heritage" have…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

  • Rituals and Traditional Events in the Modern World

    Edited by Jennifer Laing, Warwick Frost

    Many events have evolved over centuries, drawing on local customs and conditions. However, as the world becomes increasingly globalised, traditional events and the identities they support are increasingly being challenged and rituals may be lost. Reacting against this trend towards homogeneity,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • The Arts and Events

    By Hilary Du Cros, Lee Jolliffe

    Cultural heritage and contemporary arts benefit from being showcased in events. Arts-related events are each unique in reflecting local culture; they may be therefore spontaneous (street art and so on) or planned (i.e. studio tours or arts festivals). The Arts and Events explores the nature and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Tourism Art and Souvenirs

    The Material Culture of Tourism

    By David Hume

    This book examines the relationship between art and tourism through the study of the material culture of tourism: tourist art and souvenirs. It thoroughly examines how to categorise the material culture of tourism within the discourses of contemporary art and cultural anthropology, and demonstrates…

    Paperback – 2017-06-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • Contemporary Issues in Cultural Heritage Tourism

    Edited by Jamie Kaminski, Angela M Benson, David Arnold

    The perceived quality of a destination’s cultural offering has long been a significant factor in determining tourist choices of destination.  More recently, the need to present touristic offerings that include cultural experiences and heritage has become widely recognised, that this aspect of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-10 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Ghosts, Landscapes and Social Memory

    By Martyn Hudson

    This book is a groundbreaking attempt to rethink the landscapes of the social world and historical practice by theorising ‘social haunting’: the ways in which the social forms, figures, phantasms and ghosts of the past become present to us time and time again. Examining the relationship between…

    Hardback – 2017-06-06 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • The Political Afterlife of Sites of Monumental Destruction

    Reconstructing Affect in Mostar and New York

    By Andrea Connor

    What happens when a monumental thing is physically destroyed? Is its "life" as a socially significant, presencing thing at an end? Or might the process of destruction work to enhance its symbolic force, mediating work and presencing power? In this book Andrea Connor traces the ‘afterlife’ of two…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Art and the City

    Worlding the Discussion through a Critical Artscape

    Edited by Julie Ren, Jason Luger

    Artistic practices have long been disturbing the relationships between art and space. They have challenged the boundaries of performer/spectator, of public/private, introduced intervention and installation, ephemerality and performance, and constantly sought out new modes of distressing…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • The Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism

    Edited by Melanie Smith, Greg Richards

    The Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism explores and critically evaluates the debates and controversies in this field of Tourism. It brings together leading specialists from a range of disciplinary backgrounds and geographical regions, to provide state-of-the-art theoretical reflection and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Spectral Spaces and Hauntings

    Edited by Christina Lee

    This anthology explores the spatial dimension and politics of haunting. It considers how the ‘appearance’ of absence, emptiness and the imperceptible can indicate an overwhelming presence of something that once was, and still is, (t)here. At its core, the book asks: how and why do certain places…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Critical Practice

    Artists, museums, ethics

    By Janet Marstine

    Critical Practice is an ambitious work that blurs the boundaries between art history, museum studies, political science and applied ethics. Marstine demonstrates how convergences between institutional critique and socially engaged practice, as represented by the term ‘critical practice’, can create…

    Paperback – 2017-02-15
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

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