American Studies Products

  • The Routledge History of Queer America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Don Romesburg

    The Routledge History of Queer America presents the first comprehensive synthesis of the rapidly developing field of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer US history. Featuring nearly thirty chapters on essential subjects and themes from colonial times through the present, this collection…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • Brands and the City

    Entanglements and Implications for Urban Life, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Cities and Society

  • The Curriculum History of Canadian Teacher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Theodore Michael Christou

    Organized by region, this edited collection provides a comprehensive look at how teacher education has evolved regionally and nationally in Canada. Offering an in-depth look at specific provinces and territories, this volume contextualizes the landscape of Canadian public education and the place of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Guided by the Spirits

    The Meanings of Life, Death, and Youth Suicide in an Ojibwa Community, 1st Edition

    By Seth Allard

    Guided by the Spirits is a case study of youth suicide in the Sault Sainte Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. Written by a member of the tribal community, this study focuses on qualitative methods, indigenous experience, and collaborative approaches to explore the social and historical significance…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Homeland Security and Criminal Justice

    Five Years After 9/11, 1st Edition

    Edited by Everette B. Penn

    No event has shaped international events of recent years more than the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Tragically, less than four years later, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. In less than five years, the United States has experienced its worst terrorist attack and worst…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • The Arts and Culture of the American Civil War

    1st Edition

    Edited by James A. Davis

    In 1864, Union soldier Charles George described a charge into battle by General Phil Sheridan: "Such a picture of earnestness and determination I never saw as he showed as he came in sight of the battle field . . . What a scene for a painter!" These words proved prophetic, as Sheridan’s desperate…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Bruce Springsteen and Popular Music

    Rhetoric, Social Consciousness, and Contemporary Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by William I. Wolff

    This interdisciplinary volume enters the scholarly conversation about Bruce Springsteen at the moment when he has reinforced his status of global superstar and achieved the status of social critic. Covering musical and cultural developments, chapters primarily consider work Springsteen has released…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Mabel Daniels: An American Composer in Transition

    1st Edition

    By Maryann McCabe

    Mabel Daniels (1877–1971): An American Composer in Transition assesses Daniels within the context of American music of the first half of the twentieth century. Daniels wrote fresh sounding works that were performed by renowned orchestras and ensembles during her lifetime but her works have only…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge

  • Caribbean Crime and Criminal Justice

    Impacts of Post-colonialism and Gender, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katharina J Joosen, Corin A Bailey

    Despite high crime rates among men in the Caribbean, rising rates of violence against women in the region, and a significant number of Caribbean nationals incarcerated abroad due to drug smuggling, existing research has yet to offer explanations that are tailored to the unique Caribbean societies…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • A Nation Apart

    The African-American Experience and White Nationalism, 1st Edition

    By Arnold Birenbaum

    This book examines the ongoing struggle for social justice by and for African Americans. Examining the persistent rolling back of civil and voting rights for this population and other minorities since the end of Reconstruction, the author discusses the continued colonization of African Americans…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Creative Practice and Socioeconomic Crisis in the Caribbean

    A path to sustainable growth, 1st Edition

    By Kent J. Wessinger

    Although the world is saturated with extraordinary methods, innovation, and technology, the Caribbean seems to have been left behind in the sustainable growth of global development. While the majority of the world defines the Caribbean as "paradise," the reality of life for Afro-Caribbean culture…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • United States Assistance Policy in Africa

    Exceptional Power, 1st Edition

    By Shai A. Divon, Bill Derman

    From the end of WWII to the end of the Obama administration, development assistance in Africa has been viewed as an essential instrument of US foreign policy. Although many would characterise it as a form of aid aimed at enhancing the lives of those in the developing world, it can also be viewed as…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

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