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  • The Café and the City in the 21st Century

    By Emma Felton

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Alternative Food Politics

    From the Margins to the Mainstream

    Edited by Michelle Phillipov, Katherine Kirkwood

    This book explores the multifaceted relationship between food and food-practices, media and representations, and the politics of production and consumption. It examines the media spaces where the power and problems of Big Food are contested, and simultaneously explore the ways that Big Food has…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Critical Food Studies

  • The Routledge Companion to the History of Retailing

    Edited by Jon Stobart, Vicki Howard

    Retail history is a rich, cross-disciplinary field that demonstrates the centrality of retailing to many aspects of human experience, from the provisioning of everyday goods to the shaping of urban environments; from earning a living to the construction of identity. Over the last few decades,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • American Education and Corporations

    The Free Market Goes to School

    By Deron Boyles

    Originally published in 1998, American Education and Corporations, provides a detailed study of the effects of commercialisation on the public school system. The book provides a powerful indictment of corporate culture and its influence on American public schooling, within a clear theoretical…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Getting Dressed

    Conformity and Imitation in Clothing and Everyday Life

    By Carrie Yodanis

    Getting Dressed introduces students to sociological concepts via the everyday decision of what to wear. Everyone has to get dressed. And what we wear creates our identity – how people define us and how we define ourselves. But getting dressed is not based on our individual choices and tastes alone.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-17 
    Routledge

  • Addictive Consumption

    Capitalism, Modernity and Excess

    By Gerda Reith

    In this engaging new book Gerda Reith explores key theoretical concepts in the sociology of consumption. Drawing on the ideas of Foucault, Marx and Bataille, amongst others, she investigates the ways that understandings of ‘the problems of consumption’ change over time, and asks what these changes…

    Paperback – 2018-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Mediating Sexual Citizenship

    Neoliberal Subjectivities in Television Culture

    By Anita Brady, Kellie Burns, Cristyn Davies

    Mediating Sexual Citizenship considers how the neoliberal imperatives of adaptation, improvement and transformation that inform the shifting artistic and industrial landscape of television are increasingly indexed to performed disruptions in the norms of sexuality and gender. Drawing on examples…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Seafood

    Ocean to the Plate

    By Shingo Hamada, Richard Wilk

    Seafood draws on controversial themes in the interdisciplinary field of food studies, with case studies from different eras and geographic regions. Using familiar commodities, this accessible book will help students understand cutting-edge issues in sustainability and ask readers to think about the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • Marketing Management

    A Cultural Perspective, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Lisa Penaloza, Nil Toulouse, Luca Massimiliano Visconti

    Culture pervades consumption and marketing activity in ways that potentially benefit marketing managers. Marketing Management: A Cultural Perspective provides a comprehensive account of cultural knowledge and skills useful in strategic marketing management. In making these cultural concepts and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge

  • Subverting Consumerism

    Reuse in an Accelerated World

    Edited by Robert Crocker, Keri Chiveralls

    There is now a widespread interest in reuse in many domains, from opera houses built over old warehouses, to vintage clothes and everyday goods incorporating repurposed materials or parts. Despite its ubiquity, this extensive creative work is typically seen in narrowly environmental terms, as a…

    Hardback – 2018-07-20 
    Routledge
    Antinomies

  • Consumer Culture and Society

    A Critical Introduction

    By Mark Davis

    This book is arguably the definitive guide to understanding consumerism as a way of life in the twenty-first century. In his original and accessible introduction to the field, Mark Davis takes the reader on a tour of major theories of consumerism to show how they each offer enlightenment in our…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Multiple Correspondence Analysis for the Social Sciences

    By Johs. Hjellbrekke

    Multiple correspondence analysis (MCA) is a statistical technique that first and foremost has become known through the work of the late Pierre Bourdieu (1930–2002). This book will introduce readers to the fundamental properties, procedures and rules of interpretation of the most commonly used forms…

    Paperback – 2018-06-27 
    Routledge

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