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  • The Diffusion of Western Economic Ideas in East Asia

    Edited by Malcolm Warner

    This book examines the diffusion of economic ideas in East Asia, assessing the impact of external ideas on internal theory and practice. It considers economists from Adam Smith onwards, including Marx, Keynes, Hayek and contemporary economists, and covers the subject both historically and also…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Hip-Hop Authenticity and the London Scene

    Living Out Authenticity in Popular Music

    By Laura Speers

    This book explores the highly-valued, and often highly-charged, ideal of authenticity in hip-hop — what it is, why it is important, and how it affects the day-to-day life of rap artists. By analyzing the practices, identities, and struggles that shape the lives of rappers in the London scene, the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Genealogies and Conceptual Belonging

    Zones of Interference between Gender and Diversity

    By Eike Marten

    Taking recent German debates of diversity terminology as a case example for scrutinizing enactments of genealogy that assume a linear image of progressive generation, this book engages with performative effects of genealogical stories in academic texts that negotiate conceptual belonging. While…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • White

    Twentieth Anniversary Edition

    By Richard Dyer

    Now 20 years since its initial release, Richard Dyer’s classic text White remains a groundbreaking and insightful study of the representation of whiteness in Western visual culture. White explores how, while racial representation is central to the organization of the contemporary world, white…

    Paperback – 2017-02-03 

  • Politics and Big Data

    Nowcasting and Forecasting Elections with Social Media

    By Andrea Ceron, Luigi Curini, Stefano Maria Iacus

    The importance of social media as a way to monitor an electoral campaign is well established. Day-by-day, hour-by-hour evaluation of the evolution of online ideas and opinion allows observers and scholars to monitor trends and momentum in public opinion well before traditional polls. However, there…

    Hardback – 2017-02-02 

  • The Routledge Companion to Media Studies and Digital Humanities

    Edited by Jentery Sayers

    This new companion examines the intersections of media studies and digital humanities. Although these two fields are both well established, their overlaps have not been examined in depth. This comprehensive collection fills that gap, giving students, scholars, and media studies practitioners a…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 

  • Introducing Japanese Popular Culture

    Edited by Alisa Freedman, Toby Slade

    Designed for teaching undergraduates,  Introducing Japanese Popular Culture is a comprehensive textbook providing up-to-date and in-depth insights into a wide range of topics, from manga and anime to cinema and fashion, magazines and novels to videogames, food, and contemporary art. Useful as…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01 

  • Race Matters, Animal Matters

    Fugitive Humanism in African America, 1838-1934

    By Lindgren Johnson

    This book challenges the grand narrative of African American studies: that African Americans rejected racist associations of blackness and animality through a disassociation from animality. Taking an animal studies approach to texts written by Frederick Douglass, Charles Chesnutt, Ida B.…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • Queer in Translation

    Edited by B.J. Epstein, Robert Gillett

    As the field of translation studies has developed, translators and translation scholars have become more aware of the unacknowledged ideologies inherent both in texts themselves and in the mechanisms that affect their circulation. This book both analyses the translation of queerness and applies…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Identity Studies

    2nd edition

    Edited by Anthony Elliott

    The Handbook of Identity Studies offers a remarkably clear overview of the analysis of identity in the social sciences, and in so doing seeks to develop a new agenda for identity-studies in the twenty-first century. The first edition of this work set new standards for reference works, such was the…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Television and Serial Adaptation

    By Shannon Wells-Lassagne

    As American television continues to garner considerable esteem, rivalling the seventh art in its "cinematic" aesthetics and the complexity of its narratives, one aspect of its development has been relatively unexamined. While film has long acknowledged its tendency to adapt, an ability that…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

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