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  • The Political Economy of Low Carbon Transformation

    Breaking the habits of capitalism

    By Harold Wilhite

    Deep reductions in energy use and carbon emissions will not be possible within political economies that are driven by the capitalist imperatives of growth, commodification and individualization. As such, it has now become necessary to understand the relationship between capitalism and the emergence…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge

  • The Chinese Dairy Market

    Opportunities and Challenges

    By Quan Gan

    This book looks at the economic development and financial (and marketing) strategies together with health issues of the Chinese dairy industry. The book provides a distinctive angle on how to integrate health policy, industry organization, product design, and market penetration in…

    Hardback – 2017-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Smartphone Cultures

    Edited by Jane Vincent, LESLIE HADDON

    Smartphone Cultures explores emerging questions about the ways in which this mobile technology and its apps have been produced, represented, regulated and incorporated into everyday social practices, as the various authors in this volume each locate their contributions within the circuit of culture…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Social Innovation and Sustainable Consumption

    Research and Action for Societal Transformation

    Edited by Julia Backhaus, Audley Genus, Sylvia Lorek, Edina Vadovics, Julia M Wittmayer

    This book showcases strategic policies for and processes of societal transformation, which are required to address the challenge of sustainability. Based on the latest thinking at the interface of social innovation, sustainable consumption and the transformation of society, the book provides:…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge-SCORAI Studies in Sustainable Consumption

  • Domestic Spaces in Post-Mao China

    On Electronic Household Appliances

    By Wang Min’an

    Unconventional, creative, and highly original, Wang Min’an’s work centres on the assemblage of household machines that create the space of contemporary domesticity. It offers pathways to a new understanding of how the sudden commodification of domestic space in China beginning in the late 1980s has…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge
    Postcolonial Politics

  • Canonical Authors in Consumption Theory

    Edited by Søren Askegaard, Benoît Heilbrunn

    Canonical Authors in Consumption Theory is the first work to compile the contributions of the greatest social thinkers in the global conversation about consumption and consumer culture. A prestigious reference work, it offers original chapters by the world's most prominent thought leaders and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Branding the Nation, the Place, the Product

    Edited by Ulrich Ermann, Klaus-Jürgen Hermanik

    Branding is a profoundly geographical type of commodification process. Many things become commodities that are compared and valuated on markets around the globe. Places such as cities or regions, countries and nations attempt to acquire visibility through branding. Geographical imaginations are…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Unpacking IKEA

    Swedish Design for the Purchasing Masses

    By Pauline Garvey

    This book represents the first anthropological ethnography of Ikea consumption and goes to the heart of understanding the unique and at times frantic popularity of this one iconic transnational store. Based on a year of participant observation in Stockholm’s Kungens Kurva store – the largest in the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Entertainment Tourism

    By Jian Ming Luo, Chi Fung Lam

    Entertainment tourism has recently become more popular. Entertainment attractions encourage tourists to travel around the world to have fun and are an important part of many gaming destinations. This book explores the tourist experience in entertainment destinations. It introduces and outlines the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus in Tourism

  • Discourse and Social Media

    Edited by Gwen Bouvier

    Discourse and Social Media is a unique and timely collection that breaks ground on how discourse scholars, coming from a range of disciplinary perspectives, can critically analyse different social media, including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and News. The book fills a gap in the market for a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-19 
    Routledge

  • Fan Identities and Practices in Context

    Dedicated to Music

    Edited by Mark Duffett

    Popular music is not simply a series of musicians, moments, genres or recordings. Audiences matter; and the most ardent audience members are the fans. To be a fan is to feel a connection with music. The study of fandom has begun to emerge as a vital strand of academic research, one that offers a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

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