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  • The Myth of Post-Racialism in Television News

    By Libby Lewis

    This book explores the written and unwritten requirements Black journalists face in their efforts to get and keep jobs in television news. Informed by interviews with journalists themselves, Lewis examines how raced Black journalists and their journalism organizations process their circumstances…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • The USA and Canada 2018

    20th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

      Combining impartial analysis with reliable facts and figures, this fully revised and updated 20th edition provides up-to-date commentary on these vast North American nations. General Survey Essays by leading experts analyse topics of regional importance, including: - US-Canadian integration…

    Hardback – 2017-12-07 
    Routledge
    USA and Canada

  • Musical Mobilities

    Son Jarocho and the Circulation of Tradition Across Mexico and the United States

    By Alejandro Miranda Nieto

    How do musical practices move? Though technology increasingly plays a great part in establishing different degrees of spatial proximity, music making still seems to be tied to specific geographical locations, cultures or communities. The identity of musical traditions, in particular, is often…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Brands and the City

    Entanglements and Implications for Urban Life

    By Sonia Bookman

    From commercial retail environments to branded urban villages, brands are now a salient feature of contemporary cityscapes and are deeply entwined in people’s everyday lives. Drawing on extensive empirical material and recent theoretical developments in the sociology of brands, this book explores…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge
    Cities and Society

  • Crime, Violence and Security in the Caribbean

    Edited by M. Raymond Izarali

    Security challenges pose significant hardship for citizens of Caribbean nations. Public safety is threatened by high rates of crime – especially violent crime – in much of the region, the plague of the illicit drug trade, transnational organized crime, gangs, the current global proliferation of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Air Power in the Maritime Environment

    The World Wars

    By David Gates, Ben Jones

    This book explores the mingling of two rather different perspectives, those of the naval and aeronautical schools of thought, and the impact that they had upon one another in natural, professional and geopolitical settings. To explain the manner in which air power was incorporated into warfare…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13 
    Routledge

  • Auto/Biography in the Americas

    Relational Lives

    Edited by Ricia A. Chansky

    Auto/Biography in the Americas: Relational Lives brings together scholars from disparate geographic regions, cultural perspectives, linguistic frameworks, and disciplinary backgrounds to explore what connects narrated lives in the Americas. By interweaving scholarship on Afro-diasporic…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Unarchived Histories

    The "mad" and the "trifling" in the colonial and postcolonial world

    Edited by Gyanendra Pandey

    For some time now, scholars have recognized the archive less as a neutral repository of documents of the past, and rather more as a politically interested representation of it, and recognized that the very act of archiving is accompanied by a process of un-archiving. Michel Foucault pointed to "…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • Diversity in Black Greek Letter Organizations

    Breaking the Line

    By Wendy Marie Laybourn, Devon Goss

    Black Greek Letter Organizations (BGLOs) arose in the early 20th century in response to racial and social exclusion encountered by Black students on college campuses and within historically White fraternities. Founded and formulated around the ideas of Black community, uplift, and independence, the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • The Social Construction of Sexual Harassment Law

    The Role of the National, Organizational and Individual Context

    By Mia L. Cahill

    This title was first published in 2001. The global legal landscape is littered with attempts to provide context and meaning for sexual harassment law. Most have failed because they have limited themselves to the mere words of law. This cross-national study is the first to expand our notion of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Peace Without Justice

    Hegemonic Instability or International Criminal Law?

    By Sterling Johnson

    Title first published in 2003. Peace without Justice is a highly topical and insightful examination of the attitudes, policies and constitutional issues behind U.S. rejection of the Rome Treaty and the International Criminal Court.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reinventing Christianity

    Nineteenth-Century Contexts

    Edited by Linda Woodhead

    This title was first published in 2001. 'An age of faith or an age of doubt?'- the question has dominated study of Christianity in the Victorian era. Reinventing Christianity offers a fresh analysis of the vitality and variety of Christianity in Britain and America in the Victorian era. Part One…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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