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  • Child Pain, Migraine and Invisible Disability

    By Susan Honeyman

    In the twenty-first century there is increasing global recognition of pain relief as a basic human right. However, as Susan Honeyman argues in this new take on child pain and invisible disability, such a belief has historically been driven by adult, ideological needs whereas the needs of children…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge Academic
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Looking Beyond Borderlines

    North America's Frontier Imagination

    By Lee Rodney

    American territorial borders have undergone significant and unparalleled changes in the last decade. They serve as a powerful and emotionally charged locus for American national identity that parallels the historical idea of the frontier. But the concept of the frontier, so central to American…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Dancing in Damascus

    Creativity, Resilience, and the Syrian Revolution

    By Miriam Cooke

    On March 17, 2011, many Syrians rose up against the authoritarian Asad regime that had ruled them with an iron fist for forty years. Initial successes were quickly quashed, and the revolution seemed to devolve into a civil war pitting the government against its citizens and extremist mercenaries.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25 
    Routledge

  • Mary of Mercy in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Art

    Devotional Image and Civic Emblem

    By Katherine T. Brown

    Mater Misericordiae—Mother of Mercy—emerged as one of the most prolific subjects in central Italian art from the late thirteenth through the sixteenth centuries. With iconographic origins in Marian cult relics brought from Palestine to Constantinople in the fifth century, the amalgam of attributes…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Sociology of Crisis

    Visualising Urban Austerity

    By Myrto Tsilimpounidi

    The global financial crisis has demonstrated the impact and implications of late capitalism and its bedfellow, globalisation. In the European context, crisis is seen as a threat to the stability of the region, rather than a local or national concern. Post-2008, crisis is social and political,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Ethics and Images of Pain

    Edited by Asbjrn Grnstad, Henrik Gustafsson

    Few phenomena are as formative of our experience of the visual world as displays of suffering. But what does it mean to have an ethical experience of disturbing or traumatizing images? What kind of ethical proposition does an image of pain mobilize? How may the spectator learn from and make use of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Creating Second Lives

    Community, Identity and Spatiality as Constructions of the Virtual

    Edited by Astrid Ensslin, Eben Muse

    This book aims to provide insights into how ‘second lives’ in the sense of virtual identities and communities are constructed textually, semiotically and discursively, specifically in the online environment Second Life and Massively Multiplayer Online Games such as World of Warcraft. The book’…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Experiencing Liveness in Contemporary Performance

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Matthew Reason, Anja Mlle Lindelof

    This volume brings together dynamic perspectives on the concept of liveness in the performing arts, engaging with the live through the particular analytical focus of audiences and experience. The status and significance of the live in performance has become contested: perceived as variously as a…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • India’s Biennale Effect

    A politics of contemporary art

    Edited by Robert E. D'Souza, Sunil Manghani

    India’s Kochi-Muziris Biennale has been described as one of the most significant newly emergent biennales, alongside Shanghai, Sharjah and Dakar. However, there have been few sustained and critical studies of these events as specific sites of production and reception of contemporary art. This…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge India

  • Visual Culture and the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars

    Edited by Satish Padiyar, Philip Shaw, Philippa Simpson

    Individually and collectively, the essays in this cross-disciplinary collection explore the impact of the revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars on European visual culture, from the outbreak of the pan-European conflict with France in 1792 to the aftermath of the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. Through…

    Hardback – 2016-09-14 
    Routledge

  • The Films of Charles and Ray Eames

    A Universal Sense of Expectation

    By Eric Schuldenfrei

    The Films of Charles and Ray Eames traces the history of the Eameses’ work, examining their evolution away from the design of mass-produced goods and toward projects created as educational experiences. Closely examining how the Eameses described their work reveals how the films and exhibitions they…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • More Words About Pictures

    Current Research on Picturebooks and Visual/Verbal Texts for Young People

    Edited by Perry Nodelman, Naomi Hamer, Mavis Reimer

    This volume represents the current state of research on picture books and other adjacent hybrid forms of visual/verbal texts such as comics, graphic novels, and book apps, with a particular focus on texts produced for and about young people. When Perry Nodelman’s Words about Pictures: the Narrative…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

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