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  • Landscapes, Identities and Development

    1st Edition

    By Paul Claval

    Edited by Zoran Roca

    Bringing together theoretical and empirical research from 22 countries in Europe, North America, Australia, South America and Japan, this book offers a state-of-the-art survey of conceptual and methodological research and planning issues relating to landscape, heritage, [and] development. It has 30…

    Hardback – 2011-02-17

  • Local Heritage, Global Context

    Cultural Perspectives on Sense of Place, 1st Edition

    By Rosy Szymanski

    Edited by John Schofield

    'Sense of place' has become a familiar phrase, used to describe emotional attachment to a particular location. As heritage management policy and practices increasingly attempt to draw on the views and expressions of interest amongst local communities, it is important to have a better grasp of what…

    Hardback – 2010-12-23
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Art Practice in a Digital Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hazel Gardiner, Charlie Gere

    Much as art history is in the process of being transformed by new information communication technologies, often in ways that are either disavowed or resisted, art practice is also being changed by those same technologies. One of the most obvious symptoms of this change is the increasing numbers of…

    Hardback – 2010-09-28
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • The Dynamics of Heritage

    History, Memory and the Highland Clearances, 1st Edition

    By Laurence Gouriévidis

    There has been much academic interest in the role of museums as places where understanding of the past is shaped and legitimised for a wide and increasingly diverse public. This book focuses on the museum representations of the Highland Clearances - a much neglected aspect of one of the most…

    Hardback – 2010-09-28
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • The Knowledge Business

    The Commodification of Urban and Housing Research, 1st Edition

    By Rob Imrie

    Edited by Chris Allen

    This book provides a critique of the knowledge business, and describes and evaluates its different manifestations in, and impacts on, the university sector. Its focus is the social sciences and, in particular, housing and urban studies. Drawing on a wide range of experiences, both in the UK and…

    Hardback – 2010-09-20

  • Gaydar Culture

    Gay Men, Technology and Embodiment in the Digital Age, 1st Edition

    By Sharif Mowlabocus

    Popular culture has recognized urban gay men's use of the Web over the last ten years, with gay Internet dating and Net-cruising featuring as narrative devices in hit television shows. Yet to date, the relationship between urban gay male culture and digital media technologies has received only…

    Hardback – 2010-08-28

  • Unquiet Pasts

    Risk Society, Lived Cultural Heritage, Re-designing Reflexivity, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Koerner

    Edited by Ian Russell

    This important book addresses critical themes in the development of archaeology as a reflexive, self-critical discipline in the modern world. It explores the ethical, political and cultural tensions and responsibilities which need to be addressed by archaeologists when working within networks of…

    Hardback – 2010-08-24
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Landscape, Race and Memory

    Material Ecologies of Citizenship, 1st Edition

    By Divya Praful Tolia-Kelly

    Memory is seldom explored through the experience of geographically mobile, racialized populations. Whilst the relationships between the political value of landscape and national memory have previously been written through, there has been little mention of postcolonial, 'diasporic' racialized…

    Hardback – 2010-07-28
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Digital Research in the Study of Classical Antiquity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Mahony, Gabriel Bodard

    This book explores the challenges and opportunities presented to Classical scholarship by digital practice and resources. Drawing on the expertise of a community of scholars who use innovative methods and technologies, it shows that traditionally rigorous scholarship is as central to digital…

    Hardback – 2010-05-28
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Culture, Heritage and Representation

    Perspectives on Visuality and the Past, 1st Edition

    By Steve Watson

    Edited by Emma Waterton

    The 'visual' has long played a crucial role in forming experiences, associations, expectations and understandings of heritage. Images convey meaning within a range of practices, including tourism, identity construction, the popularization of the past through a variety of media, and the…

    Hardback – 2010-04-28
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Social Measurement through Social Surveys

    An Applied Approach, 1st Edition

    By Julie Gibbs

    Edited by Martin Bulmer

    How do academic social scientists and survey professionals use social measurement techniques? How are these techniques applied to specific concepts in empirical research? This book is an important resource for students, academic and professional researchers, offering an overview of both new and…

    Paperback – 2010-04-28

  • Information Worlds

    Behavior, Technology, and Social Context in the Age of the Internet, 1st Edition

    By Paul T. Jaeger, Gary Burnett

    The authors present a multi-level theory of "Information Worlds" to investigate the ways in which information creates the social worlds of people. Building upon the foundational works of Library and Information Studies (LIS) scholar and theorist Elfreda Chatman and philosopher Jurgen Habermas,…

    Hardback – 2010-03-26
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

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