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  • On the Genealogy of Critique

    Or How We Have Become Decadently Indignant, 1st Edition

    By Diana Stypinska

    On the Genealogy of Critique intervenes into both the contemporary academic debates on critique and today’s mainstream criticism by reflecting upon the relationship between criticality and social change in the age of post-politics. What does it mean to be critical? When we are told that…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Routledge Companion to Media and Risk

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bishnupriya Ghosh, Bhaskar Sarkar

    This collection presents new work in risk media studies from critical humanities perspectives. Defining, historicizing, and consolidating current scholarship, the volume seeks to shape an emerging field, signposting its generative insights while examining its implicit assumptions. When and under…

    Hardback – 2020-03-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Latham

    The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society is an interdisciplinary resource that offers a comprehensive overview of contemporary Chinese social and cultural issues in the twenty-first century. Bringing together experts in their respective fields, this cutting-edge survey of the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-19 
    Routledge

  • Representations of Working-Class Masculinities in Post-War British Culture

    The Left Behind, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Crowley

    This book presents an analysis of representations of white, heterosexual, working-class masculinities in British culture between 1945 and 1989 to trace the development of the sociocultural and material conditions that shaped the masculinities that are helping to shape contemporary culture. This…

    Hardback – 2020-03-03 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • The Routledge Handbook to the Culture and Media of the Americas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wilfried Raussert, Giselle Liza Anatol, Sebastian Thies, Sarah Corona Berkin, José-Carlos Lozano

    Exploring the culture and media of the Americas, this handbook places particular emphasis on collective and intertwined experiences and focuses on the transnational or hemispheric dimensions of cultural flows and geocultural imaginaries that shape the literature, arts, media and other cultural…

    Hardback – 2020-02-21 
    Routledge

  • Feeling Queer Jurisprudence

    Injury, Intimacy, Identity, 1st Edition

    By Senthorun Sunil Raj

    This book draws on the analytic and political dimensions of queer, alongside the analytic and political usefulness of reading emotion, to navigate legal interventions aimed at addressing the rights of LGBT people. Scholars, activists, lawyers, and judges concerned with eliminating violence and…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Owned, An Ethological Jurisprudence of Property

    From the Cave to the Commons, 1st Edition

    By Johanna Gibson

    This book draws upon domestication science to undertake a radical reappraisal of the jurisprudence of property and intellectual property. Bringing together animal studies and legal philosophy, it articulates a critique of dominant property models and relationships from the perspective of cognitive…

    Hardback – 2020-01-28 
    Routledge

  • Critical Theory and the Classical World

    1st Edition

    By Martyn Hudson

    This book radically re-examines Europe’s imaginaries of its origin in the ancient Greek world. Extracting central concepts of critical theory in its widest sense - beyond the Frankfurt School - like the human, force, spirit and domination, it allies them to characters, mythologies and motifs in…

    Paperback – 2020-01-17 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • The Maternal in Creative Work

    Intergenerational Discussions on Motherhood and Art, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elena Marchevska, Valerie Walkerdine

    The Maternal in Creative Work examines the interrelation between art, creativity and maternal experience, inviting international artists, theorists and cultural workers to discuss their approaches to the central feminist question of the relation between maternity, generation, and creativity. This…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Motherhood

  • Psychoanalysing Ambivalence with Freud and Lacan

    On and Off the Couch, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Swales, Carol Owens

    Taking a deep dive into contemporary Western culture, this book suggests we are all fundamentally ambivalent beings. A great deal has been written about how to love - to be kinder, more empathic, a better person, and so on. But trying to love without dealing with our ambivalence, with our hatred,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Conversations with Lacan

    Seven Lectures for Understanding Lacan, 1st Edition

    By Sergio Benvenuto

    Lacan Today: Seven Lectures for Understanding Lacan brings a unique, non-partisan approach to the work of Jacques Lacan, linking his psychoanalytic theory and ideas to broader debates in philosophy and the social sciences, in a book that shows how it is possible to see the value of Lacanian…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Cyberpunk Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna McFarlane, Lars Schmeink, Graham Murphy

    In this companion, an international range of contributors examine with the cultural formation of cyberpunk from micro-level analyses of example texts to macro-level debates of movements, providing readers with a snapshot of cyberpunk culture and also cyberpunk as culture.   With technology…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

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