Cultural Theory Products

  • The Routledge Companion to Sound Studies

    Edited by Michael Bull

    The Routledge Companion to Sound Studies provides both upper level students and researchers with a comparative and historically informed understanding of the workings of sound in culture, while also mapping potential future directions for research in the field. Individual sections consider the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • The Artist-Philosopher and New Philosophy

    By George Smith

    In The Artist-Philosopher and New Philosophy, Smith argues that philosophy has indeed come to what Heidegger described as "an end." That is hardly to say philosophy as such is over or soon to disappear; rather that its useful purpose as a medium of cultural change and as a generator of history has…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Moral Panics for the Postcolonial Age

    Transnational Cultural Studies

    Edited by Micol Seigel

    This volume examines the panics provoked by seemingly-undisciplined global flows of people, culture and capital, analyzing them within the transnational structures of state and corporate reaction and response. Examining the fears generated mostly in metropolitan locations over such ostensible…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Eloquence of Silence

    Algerian Women in Question, 2nd Edition

    By Marnia Lazreg

    The Eloquence of Silence, first published in 1995, is considered a seminal text in the scholarship of women and North Africa. This new edition is throroughly updated throughout to connect the material to recent political events, such as the Arab Spring, and includes considerable new material which…

    Paperback – 2018-05-30 

  • Cultural Policies for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Anita Kangas, Nancy Duxbury, Christiaan De Beukelaer

    The concept of sustainable development is commonly divided into environmental, economic, social and cultural dimensions. While a variety of international actors have declared the importance of culture in sustainable development, jointly articulating this clearly has been difficult and consequently.…

    Hardback – 2018-05-18 

  • Popular Geopolitics

    Plotting an Evolving Interdiscipline

    Edited by Robert A. Saunders, Vlad Strukov

    This book brings together scholars from across a variety of academic disciplines to assess the current state of the subfield of popular geopolitics. It provides an archaeology of field, maps the flows of various frameworks of analysis into (and out of) popular geopolitics, and charts a course…

    Hardback – 2018-05-16 
    Routledge Geopolitics Series

  • 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 Critical Leisure Studies

  • 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 

  • Photography and the Contemporary Cultural Condition

    Commemorating the Present

    By Peter D. Osborne

    In this book, Osborne demonstrates why and how photography as photography has survived and flourished since the rise of digital processes, when many anticipated its dissolution into a generalized system of audio-visual representations or its collapse under the relentless overload of digital imagery…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Performance Autoethnography

    Critical Pedagogy and the Politics of Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Norman K. Denzin

    This book is a manifesto. It is about rethinking performance autoethnography, about the formation of a critical performative cultural politics, about what happens when everything is already performative, when the dividing line between performativity and performance disappears. This is a book about…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27 

  • Religion by Radio

    Its Place in British Broadcasting

    By Melville Dinwiddie

    This book, first published in 1968, describes the development of religion by radio, and its influences on people both inside and outside the Church. It tells of experiment and practice, of acceptance and rejection, of inspiration and comfort in peace and war, and assesses the great contribution…

    Paperback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge Library Editions: Radio

  • The Unseen Voice

    A Cultural Study of Early Australian Radio

    By Lesley Johnson

    Images of the golden age of wireless and family life before the age of television have widespread currency. Their dominance raises fundamental questions about the extent to which people’s memories of early radio and everyday pre-war life are shaped and mediated by these public histories. For…

    Paperback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge Library Editions: Radio

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