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  • Consumption and Everyday Life

    2nd edition

    By Mark Paterson

    With an emphasis on everyday life, this respected text offers a lively and perceptive account of the key theories and ideas which dominate the field of consumption and consumer culture. Engaging case examples describe forms of consumption familiar to the student, provide some historical context,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Critical Mental Health

    Edited by Bruce M.Z. Cohen

    The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Mental Health offers the most comprehensive collection of theoretical and applied writings to date with which students, scholars, researchers, and practitioners within the social and health sciences can systematically problematise the practices,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Culture and Economy in the New Shanghai

    By Justin O'Connor, Xin Gu

    As China’s leading economic metropolis and ‘most western city’ Shanghai in the last twenty years has used culture as a major spur to its ambitions to become a global city. This book is the first systematic investigation of how various ‘cultural economy’ strategies have been framed and pursued in a…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Children and Animals

    Cultural, Environmental and Ethical Issues

    By Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, Affrica Taylor

    This book offers detailed accounts of everyday encounters between children and animals, exploring the myriad ways in which their lives are entangled, co-shaped and co-implicated in their common worlds. This groundbreaking book uniquely frames child-animal relations within the context of global…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Subverting Consumerism

    Reuse in an Accelerated World

    Edited by Robert Crocker, Keri Chiveralls

    The dominant understanding of reuse for sustainability is a technical one, which assumes reuse’s benefits are limited to the new material, energy and emissions avoided by repurposing, but reuse is much more than that. Reuse and repurposing have always been part of human engagement with objects and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Antinomies

  • The First German Theatre (Routledge Revivals)

    Schiller, Goethe, Kleist and Büchner in Performance

    By Michael Patterson

    First published in 1990. The book surveys of the development of German theatre from a market sideshow into an important element of cultural life and political expression. It examines Schiller as ‘theatre poet’ at Mannheim, Goethe’s work as director of the court theatre at Weimar, and then traces…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Revolution in German Theatre 1900-1933 (Routledge Revivals)

    By Michael Patterson

    First published in 1981, this book represents the first work in English to give a comprehensive account of the revolutionary developments in German theatre from the decline of Naturalism through the Expressionist upheaval to the political theatre of Piscator and Brecht. Early productions of Kaiser’…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Persistence of Taste

    Art, Museums and Everyday Life After Bourdieu

    Edited by Malcolm Quinn, Dave Beech, Michael Lehnert, Carol Tulloch, Stephen Wilson

    This book offers an interdisciplinary analysis of taste in the wake of Pierre Bourdieu’s sociology of taste. It brings curators together with sociologists and art theorists and artists with design historians, art historians and cultural historians, with the common aim of developing rigorous and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Contested Markets, Contested Cities

    Gentrification and urban justice in retail spaces

    Edited by Sara González

    During the past decade many markets have been rediscovered as tourist attractions, food meccas and even regeneration flagships. These transformations are pushing markets to a gentrification frontier clashing with markets’ traditional role as public meeting places that support, economically and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Participatory Culture and the Social Value of an Architectural Icon: Sydney Opera House

    By Cristina Garduno Freeman

    This book develops new and innovative methods for understanding the cultural significance of places such as the World Heritage listed Sydney Opera House. By connecting participatory media, visual culture and social value, Cristina Garduño Freeman contributes to a fast-growing body of scholarship on…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge

  • Senses In Cities

    Experiences Of Urban Settings

    Edited by Kelvin Low, Devorah Kalekin Fishman

    Urban landscapes are usually thought of first and foremost as engineered formations designed for functionality. It is quite clear, however, that cities and towns are sites of social structure, scenes of diversity, and hotbeds of transgressions. They are also sources of satisfying social…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Sport and Health

    Exploring the Current State of Play

    Edited by Daniel Parnell, Peter Krustrup

    It is a common assumption that sport is good for us and that participation in sport embodies public health benefits. With sport being increasingly used to deliver public health interventions worldwide, this book critically examines the rationale and evidence for sport as a public health policy tool…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

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