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  • The Multiplicities of Internet Addiction

    The Misrecognition of Leisure and Learning, 1st Edition

    By Nicola F. Johnson

    Overuse of the internet is often characterized as problematic, disruptive, or addictive, with stories frequently claiming that online use interferes with relationships, or that 'excessive' time in front of computer screens is unhealthy. The Multiplicities of Internet Addiction contests the claim…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Luxury

    1st Edition

    By Annette Condello

    Over the past century, luxury has been increasingly celebrated in the sense that it is no longer a privilege (or attitude) of the European elite or America’s leisure class. It has become more ubiquitous and now, practically everyone can experience luxury, even luxury in architecture. Focusing on…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Heritage from Below

    1st Edition

    Edited by Iain J.M. Robertson

    Research into the ways in which the past is constructed and consumed in the present is now reaching a mature stage. This maturity derives from the general acceptance that heritage as a social and cultural construct is closely connected to the making and maintaining of identity at all spatial…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Virtual Representation of the Past

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Greengrass, Lorna Hughes

    This unique book critically evaluates the virtual representation of the past through digital media. A distinguished team of leading experts in the field approach digital research in history and archaeology from contrasting viewpoints, including philosophical, methodological and technical. They…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Public Libraries and Social Justice

    1st Edition

    By John Pateman, John Vincent

    The need for public libraries to tackle social exclusion and engage in social justice becomes ever more urgent as the gap between rich and poor continues to widen, and the very survival of public libraries in the heart of the community is open to debate. If public libraries are to develop and grow…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Jewish Topographies

    Visions of Space, Traditions of Place, 1st Edition

    By Julia Brauch, Anna Lipphardt

    How have Jews experienced their environments and how have they engaged with specific places? How do Jewish spaces emerge, how are they contested, performed and used? With these questions in mind, this anthology focuses on the production of Jewish space and lived Jewish spaces and sheds light on…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Courtyard Housing and Cultural Sustainability

    Theory, Practice, and Product, 1st Edition

    By Donia Zhang

    Cultural sustainability is a very important aspect of the overall sustainability framework and is regarded as the fourth pillar alongside the other three: environmental, economic, and social sustainability. However, the concept is neither fully explored, nor widely accepted or recognized. This book…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Design and the Built Environment

  • Beyond Anitkabir: The Funerary Architecture of Atatürk

    The Construction and Maintenance of National Memory, 1st Edition

    By Christopher S. Wilson

    There have been five different settings that at one time or another have contained the dead body of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, organizer of the Turkish War of Independence (1919-1923) and first president of the Republic of Turkey. Narrating the story of these different architectural constructions -…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge

  • Tradition, Culture and Development in Africa

    Historical Lessons for Modern Development Planning, 1st Edition

    By Ambe J. Njoh

    The fact that Africa continues to lag behind all regions of the world on every indicator of development is hardly contentious. However, there is fierce debate on why this should be the case, despite national and international efforts to reverse this situation. While this book does not attempt to…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Electronic Commerce and International Private Law

    A Study of Electronic Consumer Contracts, 1st Edition

    By Lorna E. Gillies

    Electronic Commerce and International Private Law examines the maximization of consumer protection via the consumer's jurisdiction and law. It discusses the proposition that a new connecting factor be used to improve the efficiency of juridical protection for consumers who contract with foreign…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge

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