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

  • Cultural Diplomacy and the Heritage of Empire

    Negotiating Post-Colonial Returns, 1st Edition

    By Cynthia Scott

    Cultural Diplomacy and the Heritage of Empire analyzes the history of the negotiations that led to the atypical return of colonial-era cultural property from the Netherlands to Indonesia in the 1970s. By doing so, the book shows that competing visions of post-colonial redress were contested…

    Hardback – 2019-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

  • Spatial Practices

    Modes of Action and Engagement with the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Dodd

    This book explores ‘spatial practices’, a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

  • Arjuna–Odysseus

    Shared Heritage in Indian and Greek Epic, 1st Edition

    By N. J. Allen

    Bringing together the study of the Greek classics and Indology, Arjuna–Odysseus provides a comparative analysis of the shared heritage of the Mahābhārata and early Greek traditions presented in the texts of Homer and Hesiod. Building on the ethnographic theories of Durkheim, Mauss, and Dumont,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge India

  • Practices of Citizenship in East Africa

    Perspectives from Philosophical Pragmatism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katariina Holma, Tiina Kontinen

    Practices of Citizenship in East Africa uses insights from philosophical pragmatism to explore how to strengthen citizenship within developing countries. Using a bottom-up approach, the book investigates the various everyday practices in which citizenship habits are formed and reformulated. In…

    Hardback – 2019-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • The Cinematic Political

    Film Composition as Political Theory, 1st Edition

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    In this book, Michael J. Shapiro stages a series of pedagogical encounters between political theory, represented as a compositional challenge, and cinematic texts, emphasizing how to achieve an effective research paper/essay by heeding the compositional strategies of films. The text’s…

    Paperback – 2019-11-13
    Routledge

  • Urban Planning in the Third World

    The Chandigarh Experience, 1st Edition

    By Madhu Sarin

    Originally published in 1982 Urban Planning in the Third World is concerned with some of the critical issues underlying urban planning in the Third World. Taking the specific case of Chandigarh, planned or rather ‘designed’ by Le Corbusier as the new capital of Punjab following Partition, the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Broken Mirrors

    Representations of Apocalypses and Dystopias in Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joe Trotta, Zlatan Filipovic, Houman Sadri

    Dystopian stories and visions of the Apocalypse are nothing new; however in recent years there has been a noticeable surge in the output of this type of theme in literature, art, comic books/graphic novels, video games, TV shows, etc. The reasons for this are not exactly clear; it may partly be as…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Power, Empowerment and Social Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rosemary McGee, Jethro Pettit

    This book uncovers how power operates around the world, and how it can be resisted or transformed through empowered collective action and social leadership. The stakes have never been higher. Recent years have seen a rapid escalation of inequalities, the rise of new global powers and corporate…

    Paperback – 2019-11-06
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Anti-Museum

    1st Edition

    By Adrian Franklin

    Anti-Museum charts the development of the anti-museum as a concept and as it has been realised in practice. Drawing on a range of case studies, including the New Museum and PS1 in New York, Mona in Australia, Art42 in Paris and Donald Judd’s Marfa, the book assesses their potential to engage museum…

    Hardback – 2019-11-05
    Routledge
    Museums in Focus

  • Re-writing Women as Victims

    From Theory to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by María José Gámez Fuentes, Sonia Núñez Puente, Emma Gómez Nicolau

    This volume critically analyses political strategies, civil society initiatives and modes of representation that challenge the conventional narratives of women in contexts of violence. It deepens into the concepts of victimhood and agency that inform the current debate on women as victims. The…

    Hardback – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • Routledge Handbook of Queer Development Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Corinne L. Mason

    Around the world lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and queer individuals are subjected to violence and intimidation based on their real or perceived sexuality, gender identity or expression. With those most at risk of human rights violations often living in areas of low economic development,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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