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  • Canada, Nation Branding and Domestic Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Nimijean, David Carment

    After his Liberal Party’s surprise victory in the 2015 federal Canadian election, Justin Trudeau declared that "Canada was back" on the world stage. This comprehensive volume highlights issues in the relationship between articulated visions of Canada as a global actor, nation branding and domestic…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The Freshman

    Comedy and Masculinity in 1920s Film and Youth Culture, 1st Edition

    By Christina G. Petersen

    Before the advent of the teenager in the 1940s and the teenpic in the 1950s, The Freshman (Taylor and Newmeyer, 1925) represented 1920s college youth culture as an exclusive world of leisure to a mass audience. Starring popular slapstick comedian Harold Lloyd, The Freshman was a hit with audiences…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Envisioning America and the American Self

    Republican and Democratic Party Platforms, 1840-2016, 1st Edition

    By Scott Appelrouth

    This book explores the Democratic and Republican Party platforms from 1840 to 2016. As the only official, institutionally sanctioned document espousing the parties’ views on the state of the nation, the platforms present to the party faithful a diagnosis of what ails the country and the promise of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge

  • The Theory, Practice and Potential of Regional Development

    The Case of Canada, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kelly Vodden, David J.A. Douglas, Sean Markey, Sarah Minnes, Bill Reimer

    Canadian regional development today involves multiple actors operating within nested scales from local to national and even international levels. Recent approaches to making sense of this complexity have drawn on concepts such as multi-level governance, relational assets, integration, innovation,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Why Vote?

    Essential Questions About the Future of Elections in America, 1st Edition

    By Daniel M. Shea

    For nearly 200 years, Americans have pinned the democratic character of their system on elections. In many ways, we have become an election-crazed nation, ever-hoping that the next grand contest or the next great candidate will save the day. But tectonic shifts abound – changes that are distorting…

    Paperback – 2019-03-13
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook on Native American Justice Issues

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurence Armand French

    Native Americans are disproportionately represented as offenders in the U.S. criminal justice system. Routledge Handbook on Native American Justice Issues is an authoritative volume that provides an overview of the state of American Indigenous populations and their contact with justice concerns and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-08
    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

  • The Black Arts Movement and the Black Panther Party in American Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    By Jo-Ann Morgan

    This book examines a range of visual expressions of Black Power across American art and popular culture from 1965 through 1972. It begins with case studies of artist groups, including Spiral, OBAC and AfriCOBRA, who began questioning Western aesthetic traditions and created work that honored…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Race

  • Film and Modern American Art

    The Dialogue between Cinema and Painting, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Manthorne

    Between the 1890s and the 1930s, movie going became an established feature of everyday life across America. Movies constituted an enormous visual data bank and changed the way artist and public alike interpreted images. This book explores modern painting as a response to, and an appropriation of,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • 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

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