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  • Critical Race Theory in Education

    All God's Children Got a Song, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Adrienne D. Dixson, Celia K. Rousseau, Jamel K Donnor PhD

    Appropriate for both students curious about Critical Race Theory (CRT) and established scholars, Critical Race Theory in Education is a valuable guide to how this theoretical lens can help better understand and seek solutions to educational inequity. While CRT has been established as a vital…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Where are the Dead?

    Exploring the Idea of an Afterlife

    By Peter Moore

    Where are the dead? What are they doing? What kind of a process is dying? What relationships exist among the dead themselves, and between the dead and those in the world they have left behind? Modern philosophers argue that the idea of disembodied survival - to which many believers pay lip service…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

    By Various

    This seven volume set reissues a collection of out-of-print titles covering a range of responses to modern culture. They include in-depth analyses of US and Australian popular culture, works on the media and television, macrosociology, and the media and ‘otherness’. Taken together, they provide…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Dynamics of Culture

    By J. Zvi Namenwirth, Robert Philip Weber

    This book, first published in 1987, is a landmark contribution to macrosociology that extends the tradition of Sorokin, Durkheim, Marx, Weber and other founders of the discipline in new and exciting directions. Using their innovative content analysis methodology to examine American and British…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Media Cultures

    Reappraising Transnational Media

    Edited by Michael Skovmand, Kim Christian Schrøder

    This book, first published in 1992, challenges the elitism and cultural pessimism of much Anglo-American and Continental cultural debate with regard to the role and power of transnational media practices. In a series of ten innovative essays, an international group of media researchers explores a…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Otherness and the Media

    The Ethnography of the Imagined and the Imaged

    Edited by Hamid Naficy, Teshome H. Gabriel

    This anthology on otherness and the media, first published in 1993, was prompted by the proliferation of writings centring on issues of ‘difference’, ‘diversity’, ‘multiculturalism’, ‘representation’ and ‘postcolonial’ discourses. Such issues and discourses question existing canons of criticism,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Misunderstanding Media

    By Brian Winston

    The 1980s saw constant reports of an information revolution. This book, first published in 1986, challenges this view. It argues that the information revolution is an illusion, a rhetorical gambit, an expression of profound historical ignorance, and a movement dedicated to purveying…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • America Under Construction

    Boundaries and Identities in Popular Culture

    Edited by Kristi S. Long, Matthew Nadelhaft

    A variety of theoretical approaches to the study of culture have emphasised the significance of the creation, maintenance, and the transgression of boundaries to identities – be they social, cultural, national or personal. The essays collected in this book, first published in 1997, explore the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Myths of Oz

    Reading Australian Popular Culture

    By John Fiske, Bob Hodge, Graeme Turner

    This book, first published in 1987, sets out to examine and extend our understanding of Australian popular culture, and to counter the long-established, traditional criticism bewailing its lack. The authors argue that the 'knocker's' view started from an elitist viewpoint, yearning for Australia to…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Television

    The Medium and its Manners

    By Peter Conrad

    It dominates our lives. It is the twentieth-century medium. And yet we're all a little sheepish when it comes to television, disowning it by disavowal or by inventing subtle, innocuous disguises for it. Why is this? In this book, first published in 1982, Peter Conrad argues that our unease stems…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Identity, Inequity and Inequality in India and China

    Governing Difference

    Edited by Ravinder Kaur, Ayo Wahlberg

    This volume explores how difference is constructed, manifested, mobilised and obscured in socially uneven societies, particularly those fuelled by neoliberal economic growth in the recent years. The book approaches difference as a double edged concept that allows one to make sense of the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Movement, Power and Place in Central Asia and Beyond

    Contested Trajectories

    Edited by Madeleine Reeves

    Central Asia is a region singularly marked by attempts to transform social life by transforming place. Drawing together established scholars and a new generation of historians, geographers and anthropologists, this volume brings empirical specificity and theoretical depth to debates about the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

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