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  • Violence in Place, Cultural and Environmental Wounding

    By Amanda Kearney

    Human life is intimately woven into place. Through nations and homelands, monuments, and sacred sites it becomes the anchorage point for ethnic, cultural and national identities. Yet is it also place that becomes the battle field, war zone, mass grave, desecrated site and destroyed landscape in the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • The History of Opposition to Blood Sports in Twentieth Century England

    Hunting at Bay

    By Michael Tichelar

    An inter-disciplinary social history, this book examines the major pressures and influences that brought about the remarkable growth of opposition to hunting in twentieth century England. With public opinion consistently deciding from the middle of the century onward that hunting mammals for sport…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge

  • The Rise of Thana-Capitalism and Tourism

    By Maximiliano E. Korstanje

    We live in a society that is bombarded by news of accidents, disasters and terrorist attacks. We are obsessed by the presence of death. It is commodified in newspapers, the media, entertainment, and in our cultural consumption. This book explores the notion of an emergent class of ‘death seekers’…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge

  • Arab Nationalism

    The Politics of History and Culture in the Modern Middle East

    By Peter Wien

    Arab nationalism has been one of the dominant ideologies in the Middle East and North Africa since the early twentieth century. However, a clear definition of Arab nationalism, even as a subject of scholarly inquiry, does not yet exist. ‘Arab Nationalism’ sheds light on cultural expressions of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Spiritualizing the City

    Agency and Resilience of the Urban and Urbanesque Habitat

    Edited by Victoria Hegner, Peter Jan Margry

    Urban spaces have always functioned as cradles and laboratories for religious movements and spiritualities. The urban forms a central and nourishing agent for the creation of new religious expressions, and continually negotiates new ways of being spiritual and establishing spiritual ideas and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Detecting Doping in Sport

    By Stephen Moston, Terry Engelberg

    The book explores the changing landscape of anti-doping investigations, which now largely centre on the collection of intelligence about doping through processes such as surveillance, interviews with witnesses and interrogation of athletes. It examines why and how investigative processes, hitherto…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • E-Research in Educational Contexts

    The roles of technologies, ethics and social media

    Edited by Jocelyn Wishart, Michael Thomas

    This book explores the impact of e-research in education and the opportunities presented by a new generation of research approaches and tools. ‘E-research’ is an umbrella term that encompasses all digital research methods used for data collection and analysis including those involving handheld…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Sport, Medicine and Health

    The medicalization of sport?

    By Dominic Malcolm

    The relationship between sport, medicine and health in our society is becoming increasingly complex. This important and timely study explores this relationship through an analysis of changing political economies, altered perceptions of the body and science’s developing contribution to the human…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sustainable Surfing

    Edited by Gregory Borne, Jess Ponting

    Whilst being an ambiguous and contested concept, sustainability has become one of the 21st century’s most pervasive ideas, as humanity’s increasing impact on the environment, as well as increasing social and economic inequalities, have local and global consequences. Surfing is a globally recognised…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 the human engagement with objects…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Antinomies

  • Sport and National Identities

    Edited by Paddy Dolan, John Connolly

    While globalisation processes have undoubtedly occurred in many social fields, in sport the significance of ‘the nation’ has remained. This book examines, historically and today, the continuing but contested relevance of national identities in sport, in the context of globalising forces. It…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Routledge Revivals: Painting, Language and Modernity (1985)

    By Michael Phillipson

    First published in 1985, this book draws together the author’s artistic with analytical practices which had been developed over many years of sociological enquiry. It interprets a ‘work of art’ as a site on which a viewer or critic is invited to share in questioning celebration of the painting…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

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