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  • A Networked Self and Love

    Edited by Zizi Papacharissi

    We fall in love every day, with others, with ideas, with ourselves. Stories of love excite us and baffle us. This volume is about love and the networked self. It focuses on how love forms, grows, or dissolves. Chapters address how relationships of love develop, are sustained or broken up through…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16 
    Routledge
    A Networked Self

  • Questions of Culture in Autoethnography

    Edited by Phiona Stanley, Gregory Vass

    What happens when autoethnographers cross borders and write about their experiences in/with cultural groups to which they cannot claim to be ‘native’? This book showcases, with examples from myriad contexts and standpoints, how cross-cultural autoethnographies might be done effectively, ethically,…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Sharks in the Arts

    From Feared to Revered

    By Vivienne Westbrook, Dean Crawford, Shaun P. Collin, Mark Nicholls

    This book is the most thorough exploration to-date of the many ways in which a wild creature has been absorbed, reimagined and represented across the ages in all of the major art forms. It comprises the work of four international experts currently working in England, the U.S.A., Taiwan and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Economic Woman in the Age of Capital

    Gendering Economic Inequality

    By Frances Raday

    Thomas Piketty recently explored the global impact of spiralling inequality in his book Capital in the Twenty-First Century. This new book aims to address a key area not covered by Piketty: the gender impact of inequality in patrimonial capitalism. Global shifts in the gender distribution of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • American Pie

    The Anatomy of the Vulgar Teen Comedy

    By Bill Osgerby

    This book examines American Pie (1999), a film that exemplifies that most disparaged of movie genres – vulgar teen comedy. Taking American Pie as its focus, Bill Osgerby explores the nature and appeal of gloriously ‘grossed out’ teen humour. The book considers the relationship between American Pie’…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • HBO’s Original Voices

    Race, Gender, Sexuality and Power

    Edited by Victoria McCollum, Giuliana Monteverde

    This book constitutes the first major exploration of HBO's current programming, examined in the context of the transformation of American television and global society. With studies of well-known shows such as Game of Thrones, Girls, The Leftovers, Silicon Valley, True Detective, The Looking,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Whatever Happened to the Leisure Society?

    By A. J. Veal

    The idea of a ‘leisure society’ was in its heyday in the 1960s and 1970s, when it was predicted that the increases in prosperity and fall in working hours in Western societies in the 20th Century would continue. The fantasy of a life of ease for all has, of course, never materialised, but the theme…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Leisure Studies

  • Collecting and Conserving Net Art

    Moving beyond Conventional Methods

    By Annet Dekker

    Collecting and Conserving Net Art explores the qualities and characteristics of net art and its influence on conservation practices. By addressing and answering some of the challenges facing net art and providing an exploration of its intersection with conservation, the book casts a new light on…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Landscape Character Assessment

    Current Approaches to Characterisation and Assessment

    Edited by Graham Fairclough, Ingrid Sarlöv Herlin, Carys Swanwick

    In this multi-authored book, senior practitioners and researchers offer an international overview of landscape character approaches for those working in research, policy and practice relating to landscape. Over the last three decades, European practice in landscape has moved from a narrow, if…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10 
    Routledge

  • Eurocentrism and Development in Korea

    By Jongtae Kim

    Under the global hegemony of the West, societies have interpreted the world and defined their identities through the frameworks of Eurocentric discourses. Since the mid-twentieth century, Eurocentrism has tended to be associated with economic developmentalism. The discourse of seonjinguk (developed…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Emerging Societies

  • Broadway and Economics

    Economic Lessons from Show Tunes

    By Matthew C. Rousu

    Economics has often been described as "the dismal science", with TV and movies reinforcing this description. However, economics is a powerful tool that can be used to understand how the world works, helping to answer confusing puzzles and solve the world’s problems. Surprisingly, Broadway musicals…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Economics and Popular Culture Series

  • Film, Comedy, and Disability

    Understanding Humour and Genre in Cinematic Constructions of Impairment and Disability

    By Alison Wilde

    There is much to be gained from a synthesis of critical/disability studies with film studies. This groundbreaking book analyses representations of disability in comedy films, arguing that meanings of disability and impairment drawn from cinema need to be grounded in an understanding of cinematic…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

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