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  • Neoliberal Culture

    Living with American Neoliberalism, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Ventura

    Departing from the conventional understanding of neoliberalism as a set of economic and political policies favoring free markets, Neoliberal Culture presents a framework for analyzing neoliberalism in the United States as a culture-or structure of feeling- which shapes American everyday life. The…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • The Affordable Care Act

    Advancing Long-Term Care Policy in the United States, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edward Miller

    Long-term care in the United States and other countries suffers multiple problems. Many people find it difficult to afford the high costs of services available and there is often inadequate care coordination, which compromises care quality, particularly amongst those eligible for multiple public…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Hollywood Theory, Non-Hollywood Practice

    Cinema Soundtracks in the 1980s and 1990s, 1st Edition

    By Annette Davison

    Relatively little has been written about film scores and soundtracks outside of Hollywood cinema. Hollywood Theory, Non-Hollywood Practice addresses this gap by looking at the practices of film soundtrack composition for non-Hollywood films made after 1980. Annette Davison argues that since the mid…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Pilgrimage Tourism of Diaspora Africans to Ghana

    1st Edition

    By Ann Reed

    This book explores why and how Ghana has been cast as a pilgrimage destination for people of African descent, especially African Americans. It provides ethnographic insight into the transnational networks of people and ideas entangled in Ghana's pilgrimage tourism.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

  • American Media and the Memory of World War II

    1st Edition

    By Debra Ramsay

    For three generations of Americans, World War II has been a touchstone for the understanding of conflict and of America’s role in global affairs. But if World War II helped shape the perception of war for Americans, American media in turn shape the understanding and memory of World War II.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Local/Global

    Women Artists in the Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Cherry, Janice Helland

    Local/Global: Women Artists in the Nineteenth Century is the first book to investigate women artists working in disparate parts of the world. This major new book offers a dazzling array of compelling essays on art, architecture and design by leading writers: Joan Kerr on art in Australia by…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Nancy Spero, Encounters

    1st Edition

    By Joanna S. Walker

    An original and valuable intervention in the fast-growing field of feminist and new art histories, Nancy Spero, Encounters offers a sophisticated interpretation of the work of a highly original and under-represented woman artist. The study proposes a new model of comparatism within the field of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Art in Consumer Culture

    Mis-Design, 1st Edition

    By Grace McQuilten

    Written with beautiful clarity, Art in Consumer Culture: Mis-Design asks the contemporary art world to be honest about the pervasive effects of commodification and the difficulty of staging critique. The book examines the collusion of 'art' and 'design' in contemporary artistic practices in order…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Citizenship in Immigrant Democracies

    The Experience of the United States, Canada and Australia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey Brahm Levey, Ayelet Shachar

    This book brings together scholars from various disciplines to explore current issues and trends in the rethinking of migration and citizenship from the perspective of three major immigrant democracies – Australia, Canada, and the United States. These countries share a history of pronounced…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Masculinity in Contemporary Quality Television

    1st Edition

    By Michael Mario Albrecht

    Recent years have seen a rise in the popularity and quantity of ’quality’ television programs, many of which featuring complicated versions of masculinity that are informed not only by the women’s movement of the sixties and seventies, but also by several decades of backlash and debate about the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • American Mythologies

    Semiological Sketches, 1st Edition

    By Manuel Peña

    American Mythologies examines eleven myths that form part of the storehouse of present-day American mythologies, elucidating the nature of contemporary myths by investigating their ideological sub-terrain. Grounded in a semiological approach, which explores the displacement of information and the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge

  • The World of Indigenous North America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Warrior

    The World of Indigenous North America is a comprehensive look at issues that concern indigenous people in North America. Though no single volume can cover every tribe and every issue around this fertile area of inquiry, this book takes on the fields of law, archaeology, literature,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

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