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  • Media, Voice, Space and Power

    Essays of Refraction, 1st Edition

    By Nick Couldry

    Nick Couldry is one of the world’s leading analysts of media power and voice, and has been publishing widely for 25 years. This volume, published 20 years after The Place of Media Power, brings together a rich collection of essays from his earliest to his latest writings, some of them hard to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge

  • Horse Breeds and Human Society

    Purity, Identity and the Making of the Modern Horse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristen Guest, Monica Mattfeld

    This book demonstrates how horse breeding is entwined with human societies and identities. It explores issues of lineage, purity, and status by exploring interconnections between animals and humans. The quest for purity in equine breed reflects and evolves alongside human subjectivity shaped by…

    Hardback – 2019-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • State Violence in Nazi Germany

    From Kristallnacht to Barbarossa, 1st Edition

    By Emanuel Marx

    Through analyses of three eventful years in Nazi Germany’s history – the Kristallnacht pogrom, the invasion of Poland and the invasion of Soviet Russia – this book explores the violence of states. All three events were part of the Nazi colonial project and led to mass killings, eventually resulting…

    Hardback – 2019-12-02
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Hour of Decision (1934)

    Germany and World-Historical Evolution, 1st Edition

    By Oswald Spengler

    First published in 1934, the majority of this book was developed just prior to the Nazi seizure of power, with additional material which reflects on its aftermath. It assessed the decline of European power and the crisis of Western civilization in the face of conflict between the ruling class and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30
    Routledge

  • Critical Theory and the Classical World

    1st Edition

    By Martyn Hudson

    This book radically re-examines Europe’s imaginaries of its origin in the ancient Greek world. Extracting central concepts of critical theory in its widest sense - beyond the Frankfurt School - like the human, force, spirit and domination, it allies them to characters, mythologies and motifs in…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Realist Responses to Post-Human Society: Ex Machina

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ismael Al-Amoudi, Jamie Morgan

    This volume is the first of a trilogy which investigates, from a broadly realist perspective, the place, and challenges, of the human in contemporary social orders. The authors, all members of the Centre for Social Ontology, ask what is specific about humanity’s nature and worth, and what are their…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge
    The Future of the Human

  • The Communicative Construction of Reality

    1st Edition

    By Hubert Knoblauch

    This volume advocates a shift from the social constructivism found in the work of Thomas Luckmann and Peter Berger, to a communicative constructivism that acknowledges communication as an embodied form of action in its own right, according to which social actors, in engaging in communicative action…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Knowledge, Communication and Society

  • Framing Social Interaction

    Continuities and Cracks in Goffman’s Frame Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Anders Persson

    This book is about Erving Goffman’s frame analysis as it, on the one hand, was presented in his 1974 book Frame Analysis and, on the other, was actually conducted in a number of preceding substantial analyses of different aspects of social interaction such as face-work, impression management, fun…

    Paperback – 2019-11-26
    Routledge

  • Speculative Research

    The Lure of Possible Futures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alex Wilkie, Martin Savransky, Marsha Rosengarten

    Is another future possible? So called ‘late modernity’ is marked by the escalating rise in and proliferation of uncertainties and unforeseen events brought about by the interplay between and patterning of social–natural, techno–scientific and political-economic developments. The future has indeed…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Doing Research In and On the Digital

    Research Methods across Fields of Inquiry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cristina Costa, Jenna Condie

    As a social space, the web provides researchers both with a tool and an environment to explore the intricacies of everyday life. As a site of mediated interactions and interrelationships, the ‘digital’ has evolved from being a space of information to a space of creation, thus providing new…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Post-Human Institutions and Organizations

    Confronting the Matrix, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ismael Al-Amoudi, Emmanuel Lazega

    When the Matrix trilogy was published in the mid-1980s, it introduced to mass culture a number of post-human tropes about the conscious machines that have haunted our collective imaginaries ever since. This volume explores the social representations and significance of technological developments –…

    Hardback – 2019-11-14
    Routledge
    The Future of the Human

  • Research for Social Justice

    Proceedings of the International Seminar on Research for Social Justice (ISRISJ 2018), October 30, 2018, Bandung, Indonesia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elly Malihah, Tutin Aryanti, Vina Adriany, Hani Yulindrasari, Alicia Izharuddin

    Individuals are equipped with a wide range of knowledge that enhances their employability, health, family life, and social engagement. On this basis, providing equality for all has been set to be achieved as one of the United Nations sustainable development priorities. However, the international…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge

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