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  • Knowledge, Class and Economics

    Marxism without Guarantees

    Edited by Theodore A. Burczak, Robert F. Garnett Jr., Richard McIntyre

    Knowledge, Class and Economics: Marxism without Guarantees surveys the "Amherst school" of non-determinist Marxist political economy, 40 years on: its core concepts, intellectual origins, diverse pathways, and enduring tensions. The volume’s 30 original essays reflect the range of perspectives and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge
    Economics as Social Theory

  • The Nostalgic Sublime and the Role of Terror in Contemporary Culture

    By Matthew Leggatt

    This book re-examines the role of the sublime across a range of disparate cultural texts, from architecture and art, to literature, digital technology, and film, detailing a worrying trend towards nostalgia and arguing that, although the sublime has the potential to be the most powerful uniting…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Geographies of Digital Culture

    Edited by Tilo Felgenhauer, Karsten Gäbler

    The book explores the emerging spatial aspects of digital media from a cultural geographic perspective. It brings together a range of established and newly-emerging scholars to address the complex new spatialities of everyday practices associated with digital cultures and digital technologies. It…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Cultural Dynamics in a Globalized World

    Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Depok, Indonesia, November 7-9, 2016: Topics in Arts and Humanities

    Edited by Abidin Kusno, Melani Budianta, Mikihiro Moriyama, Manneke Budiman

    The book contains essays on current issues in arts and humanities in which peoples and cultures compete as well as collaborate in globalizing the world while maintaining their uniqueness as viewed from cross- and inter-disciplinary perspectives. The book covers areas such as literature, cultural…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Human-Animal Studies

    Edited by Susan McHugh, Garry Marvin

    Human-Animal Studies is a burgeoning multidisciplinary enterprise. Human-Animal Studies places the relationships humans have with other animals, and the relations other animals have with humans, at the centre of scholarly enquiry, artistic practice, and political critique. It draws from, and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

  • Temporality and Shame

    Perspectives from Psychoanalysis and Philosophy

    Edited by Ladson Hinton, Hessel Willemsen

    Temporality has been a central preoccupation of modern philosophy, and shame has been a major theme in contemporary psychoanalysis. To date, however, there has been little examination of the critical connection between these core experiences. Although they deeply implicate each other, no single…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge
    Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

  • Youth, Class and Everyday Struggles

    By Steven Threadgold

    The concept of everyday struggles can enliven our understanding of the lives of young people and how social class is made and remade. This book invokes a Bourdieusian spirit to think about the ways young people are pushed and pulled by the normative demands directed at them from an early age,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Soviet Postcolonial Studies

    A View from the Western Borderlands

    By Epp Annus

    Postcolonial studies is a well-established academic field, rich in theory, but it is based mostly on postcolonial experiences in former West European colonial empires. This book takes a different approach, considering postcolonial theory in relation to the former Soviet bloc. It both applies…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Toward a Chican@ Hip Hop Anticolonialism

    By Pancho McFarland

    Toward a Chican@ Hip Hop Anti-Colonialism makes visible the anti-colonial, alterNative politics in hip hop texts created by Chican@s and Xican@s (indigenous-identified people of Mexican descent in the US). McFarland builds on indigenous knowledge, anarchism, and transnational feminism to identify…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Latina/o Popular Culture

  • Trauma and the Ontology of the Modern Subject

    Historical Studies in Philosophy, Psychology, and Psychoanalysis

    By John L. Roberts

    Recent scholarship has inquired into the socio-historical, discursive genesis of trauma. Trauma & the Ontology of the Modern Subject, however, seeks what has not been actualized in trauma studies – that is, how the necessity and unassailable intensity of trauma is fastened to its historical…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Chinese Fans of Japanese and Korean Pop Culture

    Nationalistic Narratives and International Fandom

    By Lu Chen

    How can Japanese popular culture gain numerous fans in China, despite pervasive anti-Japanese sentiment? How is it that there’s such a strong anti-Korean sentiment in Chinese online fan communities when the official Sino-Korean relationship is quite stable before 2016? Avid fans in China are…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • At War with the Obvious

    Disruptive Thinking in Psychoanalysis

    By Donald Moss

    Psychoanalytic thought has already transformed our basic assumptions about the psychic life of individuals and cultures. Those assumptions often take on the valence of common sense. However, this can mean that their original and important meanings often become obscured. Disruptive ideas become…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

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