Cultural Theory Products

  • Post-Politics in Context

    By Ali Riza Taskale

    As disciplines, Politics and International Relations remain dominated by ideas drawn from traditions of liberal internationalism and political realism in which political imagination is preoccupied with command and order, rather than with disruption and emancipation. Yet, they have failed to offer…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Researching War

    Feminist Methods, Ethics and Politics

    Edited by Annick T. R. Wibben

    Researching War provides a unique overview of varied feminist contributions to the study of war through case studies from around the world. Written by well-respected scholars, each chapter explicitly showcases the role of feminist methodological, ethical and political commitments in the research…

    Paperback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Intimacy on the Internet

    Media Representations of Online Connections

    By Lauren Rosewarne

    The focus of this book is on the media representations of the use of the Internet in seeking intimate connections—be it a committed relationship, a hook-up, or a community in which to dabble in fringe sexual practices. Popular culture (film, narrative television, the news media, and advertising)…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The DIY Movement in Art, Music and Publishing

    Subjugated Knowledges

    By Sarah Lowndes

    This book considers the history of Do It Yourself art, music and publishing, demonstrating how DIY strategies have transitioned from being marginal, to emergent, to embedded. Through secondary research, observation and original interviews, each chapter details the peak period of a city’s…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Gendered Tropes in War Photography

    Mothers, Mourners, Soldiers

    By Marta Zarzycka

    Photographic stills of women, appearing in both press coverage and relief campaigns, have long been central to the documentation of war and civil conflict. Images of non-Western women, in particular, regularly function as symbols of the misery and hopelessness of the oppressed. Featured on the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Sensing Law

    Edited by Sheryl Hamilton, Diana Majury, Dawn Moore, Neil Sargent, Christiane Wilke

    A rich collection of interdisciplinary essays, this book explores the question: what is to be found at the intersection of the sensorium and law’s empire? Examining the problem of how legal rationalities try to grasp what can only be sensed through the body, these essays problematize the Cartesian…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • The Politics of Cultural Development

    Trade, cultural policy and the UNESCO Convention on Cultural Diversity

    By Ben Garner

    There is a growing recognition of the role that culture can play in sustainable development strategies. This development has generally been welcomed, but also raises a number of questions: What are the implications in policy and practice? Who are the most influential voices in promoting a global…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

  • Disability and Colonialism

    (Dis)encounters and Anxious Intersectionalities

    Edited by Karen Soldatic, Shaun Grech

    The mapping, control and subjugation of the human body and mind were core features of the colonial conquest. This book draws together a rich collection of diverse, yet rigorous, papers that aim to expose the presence and significance of disability within colonialism, and how disability remains…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge

  • A Cultural History of Climate Change

    Edited by Tom Bristow, Thomas H. Ford

    Charting innovative directions in the environmental humanities, this book examines the cultural history of climate change under three broad headings: history, writing and politics. Climate change compels us to rethink many of our traditional means of historical understanding, and demands new ways…

    Hardback – 2016-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Ideologies of Experience

    Trauma, Failure, Deprivation, and the Abandonment of the Self

    By Matthew H. Bowker

    Matthew H. Bowker offers a novel analysis of "experience": the vast and influential concept that has shaped Western social theory and political practice for the past half-millennium. While it is difficult to find a branch of modern thought, science, industry, or art that has not relied in some way…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05 
    Routledge

  • Installation Art and the Practices of Archivalism

    By David Houston Jones

    On the leading edge of trauma and archival studies, this timely book engages with the recent growth in visual projects that respond to the archive, focusing in particular on installation art. It traces a line of argument from practitioners who explicitly depict the archive (Samuel Beckett,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Cultural Diplomacy: Beyond the National Interest?

    Edited by Ien Ang, Yudhishthir Raj Isar, Phillip Mar

    Cultural Diplomacy: Beyond the National Interest? is the first book bringing together, from the perspective of the cultural disciplines, scholarship that locates contemporary cultural diplomacy practices within their social, political, and ideological contexts, while examining the different forces…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03 
    Routledge

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