Cultural Theory Products

  • Introducing Cultural Studies

    3rd Edition

    By Brian Longhurst, Greg Smith, Gaynor Bagnall, Garry Crawford, Miles Ogborn

    This updated, new edition of Introducing Cultural Studies provides a systematic and comprehensible introduction to the concepts, debates and latest research in the field. Reinforcing the interdisciplinary nature of Cultural Studies, the authors first guide the reader through cultural theory before…

    Paperback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge

  • A Political Economy of Attention, Mindfulness and Sustainable Consumption

    The Mindful Commons

    By Peter Doran

    Advertising, the mass media, technological advances in social media and celebrity culture have come to mediate our popular self-understanding and how we relate to notions of self in a profound way. There is an increasing recognition that ‘attention deficit’ is the price individuals now pay for…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Breaking Bread

    Insurgent Black Intellectual Life

    By bell hooks, Cornel West

    In this provocative and captivating dialogue, bell hooks and Cornel West come together to discuss the dilemmas, contradictions, and joys of Black intellectual life. The two friends and comrades in struggle talk, argue, and disagree about everything from community to capitalism in a series of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Austere Histories in European Societies

    Social Exclusion and the Contest of Colonial Memories

    Edited by Stefan Jonsson, Julia Willen

    In recent years European states have turned toward more austere political regimes, entailing budget cuts, deregulation of labour markets, restrictions of welfare systems, securitization of borders and new regimes of migration and citizenship. In the wake of such changes, new forms of social…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Ethics and Images of Pain

    Edited by Asbjrn Grnstad, Henrik Gustafsson

    Few phenomena are as formative of our experience of the visual world as displays of suffering. But what does it mean to have an ethical experience of disturbing or traumatizing images? What kind of ethical proposition does an image of pain mobilize? How may the spectator learn from and make use of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge

  • The Creative Underground

    Arts, Politics and Everyday Life

    By Paul Clements

    This book examines how the visionary creative ideas of avant-garde and resistant groups, represented by utopian literature and art manifestos, re-invent society. A range of these original texts are critically evaluated in relation to cultural, historical and socio-political contexts and effects, in…

    Hardback – 2016-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Talking about Evil

    Psychoanalytic, Social, and Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Rina Lazar

    How can we talk about evil? How can we make sense of its presence all around us? How can we come to terms with the sad fact that our involvement in doing or enabling evil is an interminable aspect of our lives in the world? This book is an attempt to engage these questions in a new way. Written…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge
    Relational Perspectives Book Series

  • Zizek and Law

    Edited by Laurent de Sutter

    The very first book dedicated to Slavoj Zizek’s theoretical treatment of law, this book gathers widely recognized Zizek scholars as well as legal theorists to offer a sustained analysis of the place of law in Zizek’s work. Whether it is with reference to symbolic law, psychoanalytical law,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-07 
    Routledge
    Nomikoi Critical Legal Thinkers

  • Roberto Esposito

    Law, Community and the Political

    By Peter Langford

    Roberto Esposito: Law, Community and the Political provides a critical legal introduction to this increasingly influential Italian theorist’s work, by focusing on Esposito’s reconceptualisation of the relationship between law, community and the political. The analysis concentrates primarily on…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06 
    Routledge
    Nomikoi Critical Legal Thinkers

  • Global Justice and Desire

    Queering Economy

    Edited by Nikita Dhawan, Antke Engel, Christoph H.E. Holzhey, Volker Woltersdorff

    Employing feminist, queer, and postcolonial perspectives, Global Justice and Desire addresses economy as a key ingredient in the dynamic interplay between modes of subjectivity, signification and governance. Bringing together a range of international contributors, the book proposes that both…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • What's Become of Australian Cultural Studies?

    The Legacies of Graeme Turner

    Edited by Gerard Goggin, Anna Cristina Pertierra, Mark Andrejevic, Melissa Gregg

    Cultural studies face a complicated yet rich future, proving both flexible and resilient in many countries. Against this backdrop, this book offers a fresh perspective on the state of the field of cultural studies, via an evaluation of the work of one of its key thinkers – Graeme Turner – and the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Democracy, Education and Research

    The Conditions of Social Change

    By Ivor F. Goodson, John Schostak

    There are many books focusing upon recipe-like strategies for undertaking research, and there are many books on the politics of change and sustainable change in communities. However in this ground-breaking book four leading experts in the field of research combine their talents to offer a very…

    Paperback – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge

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