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  • Space, Taste and Affect

    Atmospheres that shape how we eat, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Falconer

    The experience of taste is significantly shaped by complex combinations of material, sensual and symbolic atmospheres and situations. This book provides an international exploration of how the temporal and sensual nature of space, place and mobility affects taste – how design, association, light…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Love and Intimacy in Contemporary Society

    Love in an International Context, 1st Edition

    By Ann Brooks

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 

  • Power and Politics in Sustainable Consumption Research and Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cindy Isenhour, Mari Martiskainen, Lucie Middlemiss

    With growing awareness of environmental deterioration, atmospheric pollution and resource depletion, the last several decades have brought increased attention and scrutiny to global consumption levels. However, there are significant and well documented limitations associated with current efforts to…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21 
    Routledge-SCORAI Studies in Sustainable Consumption

  • Consumer Sexualities

    Women and Sex Shopping, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Wood

    Consumer Sexualities explores women’s experiences of shopping in ‘sex shops’ and using sexual commodities in their everyday lives. This enlightening volume shows how women take up sexual consumer ‘technologies of the self’ to work upon and understand themselves as confident and active sexual agents…

    Paperback – 2019-03-06 

  • Football, Fandom and Consumption

    1st Edition

    By Oliver Brooks

    Modern football is an industry and capitalism is its engine. However, this book argues for a more nuanced understanding of contemporary football culture and the (self-) identity of football fans. Drawing on original ethnographic research conducted with fans at all levels, from international to…

    Hardback – 2019-02-18 
    Critical Research in Football

  • Cars, Automobility and Development in Asia

    Wheels of change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arve Hansen, Kenneth Bo Nielsen

    Cars, Automobility and Development in Asia explores the nexus between automobility and development in a pan-Asian comparative perspective. The book seeks to integrate the policies, production forms, consumption preferences and symbolism implicated in emerging Asian automobilities. Using empirically…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19 
    Routledge Studies in Transport, Environment and Development

  • Social Change and the Coming of Post-consumer Society

    Theoretical Advances and Policy Implications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maurie J Cohen, Halina Szejnwald Brown, Philip J Vergragt

    Consumer society is an unquestionably complex social construct. However, after decades of unremitting dominance there are signs emerging that it is starting to falter, both as a coherent and durable system of social organization and as a strategy for societal advancement. Debates concerning how we…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19 

  • Filtered

    Coffee, the Café and the 21st-Century City, 1st Edition

    By Emma Felton

    Café culture is flourishing in cities across the world. From London to Seoul, Melbourne to Shanghai and many cities in between, people are flocking to cafés. A recent phenomenon, café culture has made its reappearance only since the end of the 20th century. What is the appeal of the café for urban…

    Paperback – 2018-12-17 

  • Alternative Food Politics

    From the Margins to the Mainstream, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Phillipov, Katherine Kirkwood

    Media interest in food has intensified in recent years, leading to a contemporary food landscape where ‘alternative’ food practices are increasingly visible. Concerns that were once exclusively the domain of activist movements motivated by environmental, animal rights, health and anti-corporate…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Critical Food Studies

  • The Routledge Companion to the History of Retailing

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-29
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • Celebrity Society

    The Struggle for Attention, 2nd Edition

    By Robert van Krieken

    On television and in films, in magazines and books, on the Internet and in the realm of politics, celebrities of all sorts seem to dominate our attention. Celebrity Society: The Struggle for Attention brings new perspectives to our understanding of how the figure of ‘the celebrity’ is bound up with…

    Paperback – 2018-11-28

  • Ethical Vegetarianism and Veganism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Linzey, Clair Linzey

    The protest against meat eating may turn out to be one of the most significant movements of our age. In terms of our relations with animals, it is difficult to think of a more urgent moral problem than the fate of billions of animals killed every year for human consumption. This book…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26

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