American Cultural Studies Products

  • Activism and Rhetoric

    Theories and Contexts for Political Engagement, 2nd Edition

    Edited by JongHwa Lee, Seth Kahn

    The second edition of this formative collection offers analysis of the work rhetoric plays in the principles and practices of today’s culture of democratic activism. Editors JongHwa Lee and Seth Kahn—and their diverse contributors working in communication and composition studies both within and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-02
    Routledge

  • Housing in America

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Marijoan Bull, Alina Gross

    Housing is a fundamental need and universal part of human living that shapes our lives in profound ways that go far beyond basic sheltering. Where we live can determine our self-image, social status, health and safety, quality of public services, access to jobs, and transportation options. But the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge

  • Understanding Society through Popular Music

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Joseph A. Kotarba

    Written for Introductory Sociology and Sociology of Popular Music courses, this book uses popular music to illustrate fundamental social institutions, theories, sociological concepts, and processes. The authors use music, a social phenomenon of great interest, to draw students in and bring life to…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge

  • Surviving Dictatorship

    A Work of Visual Sociology, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Adams

    Written as a book for undergraduate students as well as scholars, Surviving Dictatorship is a work of visual sociology and oral history, and a case study that communicates the lived experience of poverty, repression, and resistance in an authoritarian society: Pinochet’s Chile. It focuses on…

    Paperback – 2012-03-07
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • The Making of the American Landscape

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Michael P. Conzen

    The only compact yet comprehensive survey of environmental and cultural forces that have shaped the visual character and geographical diversity of the settled American landscape. The book examines the large-scale historical influences that have molded the varied human adaptation of the continent’s…

    Paperback – 2010-01-21
    Routledge

  • Watching TV Is Not Required

    Thinking About Media and Thinking About Thinking, 1st Edition

    By Bernard McGrane, John Gunderson

    This book uses a social world–today's undergraduate students' ubiquitous everyday experience of television–as a vehicle for helping awaken students to the true possibilities for learning and their responsibilities inherent in achieving those goals. The book also introduces students to the social…

    Paperback – 2009-10-21
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Hoop Dreams on Wheels

    Disability and the Competitive Wheelchair Athlete, 1st Edition

    By Ronald Berger

    Hoop Dreams on Wheels is a life-history study of wheelchair athletes associated with a premier collegiate wheelchair basketball program. The book, which grapples with the intersection of biography and history in society, situates the study in broader context with background on the history and…

    Paperback – 2008-09-12
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • How the Irish Became White

    1st Edition

    By Noel Ignatiev

    '…from time to time a study comes along that truly can be called ‘path breaking,’ ‘seminal,’ ‘essential,’ a ‘must read.’ How the Irish Became White is such a study.' John Bracey, W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, University of Massachussetts, Amherst The Irish came to America in…

    Paperback – 2008-09-11
    Routledge
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