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  • Dialectics and Dynamics

    The Legacy of Robert Tonkinson’s Anthropological Work in Australia and the Pacific

    Edited by Greg Acciaioli

    This volume focuses on the ways in which Robert Tonkinson’s research has inspired further explorations of issues in the study of kinship, migration, the transformation of tradition, and other contemporary scholarship in the Pacific and Aboriginal Australia. In the Pacific context these influences…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge

  • The DIY Movement in Art, Music and Publishing

    Subjugated Knowledges

    By Sarah Lowndes

    This book considers the history of Do It Yourself art, music and publishing, demonstrating how DIY strategies have transitioned from being marginal, to emergent, to embedded. Through secondary research, observation and original interviews, each chapter details the peak period of a city’s…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Racialization and Religion

    Race, Culture and Difference in the Study of Antisemitism and Islamophobia

    Edited by Nasar Meer

    This volume locates the contemporary study of anti-Semitism and Islamophobia squarely within the fields of race and racism. As such, it challenges the extent to which discussion of the racialization of these minorities remains unrelated to each other, or is explored in distinct silos as a series of…

    Paperback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • The Subcultural Imagination

    Theory, Research and Reflexivity in Contemporary Youth Cultures

    Edited by Shane Blackman, Michelle Kempson

    The Subcultural Imagination discusses young adults in subcultures and examines how sociologists use qualitative research methods to study them. Through the application of the ideas of C. Wright Mills to the development of theory-reflexive ethnography, this book analyses the experiences of young…

    Hardback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Researching Ethically across Cultures

    Issues of knowledge, power and voice

    Edited by Anna Robinson-Pant, Nidhi Singal

    Whether an individual doctoral study or a large-scale multidisciplinary project, researchers working across cultures face particular challenges around power, identity, and voice, as they encounter ethical dilemmas which extend beyond the micro-level of the researcher-researched relationship. In…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03 
    Routledge

  • Creativity, Religion and Youth Cultures

    By Anne M. Harris

    This book explores the rich intersection between faith, religion and performing arts in culture-based youth groups. The co-constitutive identity-building work of music, performance, and drama for Samoan and Sudanese youth in church contexts has given rise to new considerations of diversity,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Art and Protest in Putin's Russia

    By Lena Jonson

    The Pussy Riot protest, and the subsequent heavy handed treatment of the protestors, grabbed the headlines, but this was not an isolated instance of art being noticeably critical of the regime. As this book, based on extensive original research, shows, there has been gradually emerging over recent…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Designing the Olympics

    Representation, Participation, Contestation

    By Jilly Traganou

    Designing the Olympics claims that the Olympic Games provide opportunities to reflect on the relationship between design, national identity, and citizenship. The "Olympic design milieu" fans out from the construction of the Olympic city and the creation of emblems, mascots, and ceremonies, to the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport and the Female Disabled Body

    By Elisabet Apelmo

    This path-breaking book analyses young sporting women with physical disabilities and studies and explores their lived experience of a body which, on the one hand, is viewed as deviant - the disabled body - and on the other hand is viewed as accomplished - the sporting body. Elisabet Apelmo shows…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge

  • Women, Horseracing and Gender

    Becoming 'One of the Lads'

    By Deborah Butler

    How do the class and gender inequalities found in horse-racing affect the working practices of women within the industry? Drawing on the work of Bourdieu and his concepts of field, capital and habitus, this book shows the inequalities that fracture the racing field, both historically and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge

  • World Heritage Sites and Tourism

    Global and Local Relations

    By Laurent Bourdeau, Maria Gravari-Barbas

    The remarkable success of the 1972 UNESCO Convention Concerning the Protection of World Cultural and Natural Heritage is borne out by the fact that nearly 1,000 properties have now been designated as possessing Outstanding Universal Value and recognition given to the imperative for their protection…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • The Production and Consumption of Music in the Digital Age

    Edited by Brian J. Hracs, Michael Seman, Tarek E. Virani

    The economic geography of music is evolving as new digital technologies, organizational forms, market dynamics and consumer behavior continue to restructure the industry. This book is an international collection of case studies examining the spatial dynamics of today’s music industry.…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

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