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  • Consolationscapes in the Face of Loss

    Grief and Consolation in Space and Time

    Edited by Christoph Jedan, Avril Maddrell, Eric Venbrux

    Human beings are grieving animals. ‘Consolation’, or an attempt to assuage grief, is an age-old response to loss which has various expressions in different cultural contexts. Over the past century, consolation has dropped off the West’s cultural radar. The contributions to this volume highlight…

    Hardback – 2018-10-24 
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Christian Pilgrimage, Landscape and Heritage

    Journeying to the Sacred

    By Avril Maddrell, Veronica della Dora, Alessandro Scafi, Heather Walton

    This volume provides a theoretically and empirically-grounded study of the significance of landscape in the experience of Christian pilgrimage across different denominations and its intersection with cultural heritage and tourism. The book focuses on pilgrimages to Meteora (Greece), Subiaco (Italy)…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge Studies in Pilgrimage, Religious Travel and Tourism

  • Sacred Mobilities

    Journeys of Belief and Belonging

    By Avril Maddrell, Alan Terry

    This collection draws on the Mobilities approach to look afresh at notions of the sacred where they intersect with people, objects and other things on the move. Consideration of a wide range of spiritual meanings and practices also sheds light on the motivations and experiences associated with…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05

  • Deathscapes

    Spaces for Death, Dying, Mourning and Remembrance

    By James D. Sidaway

    Edited by Avril Maddrell

    Death is at once a universal and everyday, but also an extraordinary experience in the lives of those affected. Death and bereavement are thereby intensified at (and frequently contained within) certain sites and regulated spaces, such as the hospital, the cemetery and the mortuary. However, death…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03

  • Charity Shops

    Retailing, Consumption and Society

    By Suzanne Horne, Avril Maddrell

    In the late 1990s, there was a distinct rise in interest in the non-profit sector, and in retailing and consumption.  Drawing together these two concerns this book provides a comprehensive and international account of the retail charity sector. Charity shops are now significant…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23

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