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  • Critical Practice

    Artists, museums, ethics

    By Janet Marstine

    Critical Practice is an ambitious work that blurs the boundaries between art history, museum studies, political science and applied ethics. Marstine demonstrates how convergences between institutional critique and socially engaged practice, as represented by the term ‘critical practice’, can create…

    Paperback – 2017-01-26 
    Museum Meanings

  • Heritage Conservation and Japan's Cultural Diplomacy

    Heritage, National Identity and National Interest

    By Natsuko Akagawa

    Japan’s heritage conservation policy and practice, as deployed through its foreign aid programs, has become one of the main means through which post-World War II Japan has sought to mark its presence in the international arena, both globally and regionally. Heritage conservation has been intimately…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Materializing Memory in Art and Popular Culture

    Edited by Laszlo Muntean, Liedeke Plate, Anneke Smelik

    Memory matters. It matters because memory brings the past into the present, and opens it up to the future. But it also matters literally, because memory is mediated materially. Materiality is the stuff of memory. Meaningful objects that we love (or hate) function not only as aide-mémoire but are…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Global Heritage Assemblages

    Development and Modern Architecture in Africa

    By Christoph Rausch

    UNESCO aims to tackle Africa’s under-representation on its World Heritage List by inscribing instances of nineteenth- and twentieth-century modern architecture and urban planning there. But, what is one to make of the utopias of progress and development for which these buildings and sites stand?…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

  • The Routledge Companion to Intangible Cultural Heritage

    Edited by Peter Davis, Michelle L. Stefano

    This collection provides an in-depth and up-to-date examination of the concept of Intangible Cultural Heritage and the issues surrounding its value to society. Critically engaging with the UNESCO 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, the book also discusses…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge Companions

  • Muslim Diasporas in the West

    Edited by Tahir Abbas

    This major works collection surveys the nature of Muslim diasporas in the west from a sociological perspective, exploring the issues of migration, integration, identity, politics, Islamophobia, and radicalisation. This four-volume collected works is the state of the art on the research and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Global Mobilities

    Refugees, Exiles, and Immigrants in Museums and Archives

    Edited by Amy K. Levin

    Global Mobilities illustrates the significant engagement of museums and archives with populations that have experienced forced or willing migration: emigrants, exiles, refugees, asylum seekers, and others. The volume explores the role of public institutions in the politics of integration and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 

  • Law, Art and the Commons

    By Merima Bruncevic

    The concept of the cultural commons has become increasingly important for legal studies. Within this field, however, it is a contested concept: at once presented as a sphere for creativity, democratic access and freedom of speech, and as one that denies property rights and misappropriates the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Museums, Heritage and International Development

    Edited by Paul Basu, Wayne Modest

    While many claims are made regarding the power of cultural heritage as a driver and enabler of sustainable development, the relationship between museums, heritage and development has received little academic scrutiny. This book stages a critical conversation between the interdisciplinary fields of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

  • Culture and International Economic Law

    Edited by Valentina Vadi, Bruno de Witte

    Globalization and international economic governance offer unprecedented opportunities for cultural exchange. Foreign direct investments can promote cultural diversity and provide the funds needed to locate, recover and preserve cultural heritage. Nonetheless, globalization and international…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge Research in International Economic Law

  • Austere Histories in European Societies

    Social Exclusion and the Contest of Colonial Memories

    Edited by Stefan Jonsson, Julia Willén

    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 – 2016-10-18
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Routledge Library Editions: Radio

    By Various

    In four volumes, this set analyses some key aspects of radio broadcasting. From the earliest days of radio and the impact of religious broadcasting, to the development of audience research, from the cultural importance of radio, to the modern strategies evolved for radio programming, the works…

    Hardback – 2016-09-23
    Routledge Library Editions Radio

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