British Society Products

  • Shakespeare, Race and Performance

    The Diverse Bard

    Edited by Delia Jarrett-Macauley

    What does it mean to study Shakespeare within a multicultural society? And who has the power to transform Shakespeare? The Diverse Bard explores how Shakespeare has been adapted by artists born on the margins of the Empire, and how actors of Asian and African-Caribbean origin are being cast by…

    Paperback – 2016-07-22

  • Reading the Riot Act

    Reflections on the 2011 urban disorders in England

    Edited by Rupa Huq MP

    This lively collection presents a multi-disciplinary, multi-perspectival commentary explaining the what, where, and how of the riots that the austerity-hit UK experienced during the long, hot summer of 2011. It looks beyond London and its Tottenham district where disturbances started, to locations…

    Hardback – 2016-04-22

  • God and the EU

    Faith in the European Project

    Edited by Jonathan Chaplin, Gary Wilton

    The current political, economic and financial crises facing the EU reveal a deeper cultural, indeed spiritual, malaise – a crisis in ‘the soul of Europe’. Many observers are concluding that the EU cannot be restored to health without a new appreciation of the contribution of religion to its past…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • British Civilization

    An Introduction, 8th Edition

    By John Oakland

    The eighth edition of this highly-praised textbook has been substantially updated and revised to provide students of British studies with the perfect introduction to Britain, its country and people, politics and government, education, economy, media, arts and religion. It includes: discussion of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-27

  • Routledge Library Editions: Racism and Fascism

    By Various

    This set gathers together a collection of out-of-print titles, all classics in their field. Reissued for the first time in some years, they offer an insightful reference resource to a variety of topics. From Professor Colin Holmes’s groundbreaking studies of racism in British society, to Professor…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08
    Routledge Library Editions: Racism and Fascism

  • Multiculturalism, Social Cohesion and Immigration

    Shifting Conceptions in the UK

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    Multiculturalism, Social Cohesion and Immigration brings together original research that addresses key facets of the changing dynamics of race, multiculturalism and immigration in contemporary British society. The various chapters in this volume tackle important social and political issues such as…

    Hardback – 2015-04-10
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Understanding Post-War British Society

    Edited by Peter Catterall, James Obelkevich

    Too many sociology textbooks begin and end with how society is structured. To understand how society operates it is necessary to explore not only its constituent structures and relationships, but how these structures emerge and why changes occur within them. By bringing together a group of…

    Paperback – 1994-12-01

  • Welcome to the Jungle

    New Positions in Black Cultural Studies

    By Kobena Mercer

    Welcome to the Jungle brings a black British perspective to the critical reading of a wide range of cultural texts, events and experiences arising from volatile transformations in the politics of ethnicity, sexuality and "race" during the 1980s. The ten essays collected here examine new forms of…

    Paperback – 1994-07-29

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