Cultural Theory Products

  • British Migration

    Globalisation, Transnational Identities and Multiculturalism

    Edited by Katie Walsh, Pauline Leonard

    For a long time British emigration has suffered from a seeming invisibility in academia, public perception and policy making. This edited collection brings together leading scholars to explore cutting edge research on British migrants in an international range of settings. This book explores the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-05 
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Enter Culture, Exit Arts?

    The Transformation of Cultural Hierarchies in European Newspaper Culture Sections, 1960–2010

    By Semi Purhonen, Riie Heikkilä, Irmak Karademir Hazir, Tina Lauronen, Carlos J. Fernández Rodríguez, Jukka Gronow

    Key debates of contemporary cultural sociology – the rise of the 'cultural omnivore', the fate of the classical European 'highbrow' culture, the popularization, commercialization and globalization of culture deal with temporal changes. Yet, systematic research about these processes is scarce due to…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 

  • 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 

  • DIY Cultures and Underground Music Scenes

    Edited by Andy Bennett, Paula Guerra

    The concept of DIY ‘do-it-yourself’ cultural production gained critical momentum during the late 1970s with the emergence of punk. This proved to be a catalyst for the creation of a broader DIY aesthetic that has underpinned a succession of punk and post-punk music styles since the late 1970s.…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Fashion Theory

    A Reader, 2nd edition

    By Malcolm Barnard, Malcolm Barnard

    This revised and fully updated collection of essential readings surveys and contextualizes the ways in which a wide range of disciplines have used a variety of theoretical approaches to explain, and sometimes to explain away, the astonishing variety, complexity and beauty of fashion. Existing…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge Student Readers

  • Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture

    Edited by Frederick Luis Aldama

    The Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture is the first comprehensive volume to explore the intersections between gender, sexuality and the creation, consumption and interpretation of popular culture in the Américas. Chapters seek to enrich our understanding of the role of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14 
    Routledge Companions to Gender

  • Ideology and Cultural Production

    Edited by Michele Barrett, Philip Corrigan, Annette Kuhn, Janet Wolff

    Originally published in 1979, Ideology and Cultural Production examines the contribution to the debate surrounding ‘culture’, ‘ideology’ and ‘representation’ in this collection of essays. Originally presented as papers at the 1978 British Sociological Conference on the theme of culture, the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 

  • 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 – 2018-05-30 

  • The Challenge of Modernity

    Simmel’s Sociological Theory

    By Gregor Fitzi

    In an epoch of shifting solidarities, religious and political conflicts, sociology faces new challenges. Simmel is the reference author for the inquiry into cultural crisis, monetarisation and urbanisation of social life in rapidly changing societies. His contribution to sociological theory,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30 

  • Artistic Approaches to Cultural Mapping

    Activating Imaginaries and Means of Knowing

    Edited by Nancy Duxbury, Will Garrett-Petts, Alys Longley

    This book explores the ways in which cultural mapping techniques can be applied to a range of artistic forms and practices across different social, cultural, political and spatial contexts. It analyses the potential of cultural mapping as a mode of practice-led research, providing theoretically…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30 

  • Historical Animal Geographies

    Edited by Sharon Wilcox, Stephanie Rutherford

    Arguing that historical analysis is an important, yet heretofore largely underexplored, dimension of scholarship in animal geographies, this book seeks to define historical animal geography as the exploration of how spatially situated human-animal relations have changed through time. This volume…

    Hardback – 2018-05-24 
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • The Persistence of Taste

    Art, Museums and Everyday Life After Bourdieu

    Edited by Malcolm Quinn, Dave Beech, Michael Lehnert, Carol Tulloch, Stephen Wilson

    This book offers an interdisciplinary analysis of the social practice of taste, with reference to the legacy of Pierre Bourdieu’s sociology of taste. For the first time, this book unites sociologists with artists and art educators, art historians, design historians, curators, art theorists and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-11 

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