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  • The Social Life of Nothing

    Silence, Invisibility and Emptiness in Tales of Lost Experience, 1st Edition

    By Susie Scott

    Nothing really matters. All the things that we do not do, have or become in our lives can be important in shaping self-identity. From jobs turned down to great loves lost, secrets kept and truths untold, people missed and souls unborn, we understand ourselves through other, unlived lives that are…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Internet Video Culture in China

    YouTube, Youku, and the Space in Between, 1st Edition

    By Marc L Moskowitz

    Examining internet culture in the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the US, this book analyses videos which entertain both English and Chinese-speaking viewers to gain a better understanding of cultural similarities and differences. Each of the chapters in the volume studies…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Routledge Handbook on Deviance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen E. Brown, Ophir Sefiha

    The Routledge Handbook on Deviance brings together original contributions on deviance, with a focus on new, emerging, and hidden forms of deviant behavior. The editors have curated a comprehensive collection highlighting the relativity of deviance, with chapters exploring the deviant behaviors…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge

  • Media PIracy in the Cultural Economy

    Intellectual Property and Labor Under Neoliberal Restructuring, 1st Edition

    By Gavin C. Mueller

    This book situates media piracy as a symptom of a much larger restructuring of cultural labor in the era of the internet: labor that is digital, entrepreneurial, informal and even illegal, and increasingly politicized. Media piracy -- the production, distribution and consumption of media texts in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Digital Media and Culture

  • Stuart Hall Lives: Cultural Studies in an Age of Digital Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Decherney, Katherine Sender

    The work of cultural and political theorist Stuart Hall, a pioneer of Cultural Studies who passed away in 2014, remains more relevant than ever. In Stuart Hall Lives, scholars engage with Hall’s most enduring essays, including "Encoding/Decoding" and "Notes on Deconstructing the Popular," bringing…

    Paperback – 2019-04-14 
    Routledge

  • Class Formation, Social Inequality and the Nagas in North-East India

    1st Edition

    By Andreas Küchle

    This book examines the question of class formation and social inequality within tribal groups in North-East India. Focusing on the Nagas it analyses and challenges common perceptions about them as a class-less society with a uniform culture. It looks at the previously neglected themes of class…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge India

  • From the Peaceable to the Barbaric

    Thorstein Veblen and the Charro Cowboy, 1st Edition

    By Beatriz Aldana Marquez

    This book applies Thorstein Veblen’s cultural theory to a qualitative study of the charro cowboy culture and community in Mexico. Drawing on Veblen’s arguments regarding cultural lag, the peaceable and the barbaric, predatory culture, vested interest, and pecuniary interest, it examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-18 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Queer Community

    Identities, Intimacies, and Ideology, 1st Edition

    By Neal Carnes

    The context for this work is defined by a second wave of social and political activity contextualized by queer. For example, three, self-identified black, queer women started the Black Lives Matter movement. For a new generation, the first-wave reclamation of queer speaks to their position in a…

    Hardback – 2019-03-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Critical Visions

    New Directions in Social Theory, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Elliott

    Originally published in 2003, Critical Visions develops a wide-ranging analysis of key issues and debates in contemporary social theory. Drawing social theory, cultural studies, and psychoanalysis together in a bold configuration, the book challenges the widespread view that social theory seems to…

    Hardback – 2019-02-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Anthony Elliott: Early Works in Social Theory

  • Routledge International Handbook of Critical Mental Health

    1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Arts in Place

    The Arts, the Urban and Social Practice, 1st Edition

    By Cara Courage

    This interdisciplinary book explores the role of art in placemaking in urban environments, analysing how artists and communities use arts to improve their quality of life. It explores the concept of social practice placemaking, where artists and community members are seen as equal experts in the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • The Routledge Handbook of Psychoanalysis in the Social Sciences and Humanities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Elliott, Jeffrey Prager

    The Routledge Handbook of Psychoanalysis in the Social Sciences and Humanities provides a comprehensive, critical overview of the historical, theoretical and applied forms of psychoanalytical criticism. This path-breaking Handbook offers students new ways of understanding the powers and limits of…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

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