Routledge Companions

  • The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Media

    Edited by Maria Elena Cepeda

    The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Media gives students and scholars an indispensable overview of the domestic and transnational dynamics at play within Latina/o media. The book adopts a comparative, intersectional, and transnational approach to the theoretical and empirical study of Latina/o…

    Hardback – 2016-06-14 
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  • The Routledge Companion to Labor and Media

    Edited by Richard Maxwell

    Labor resides at the center of all media and communication production, from the workers who create the information technologies that form the dynamic core of the global capitalist system and the designers who create media content to the salvage workers who dismantle the industry’s high-tech trash.…

    Hardback – 2015-07-23
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  • The Routledge Companion to the New Cosmology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Peter Coles

    Just what is Einstein's Theory of Relativity? The Big Bang Theory? Curvature of Spacetime? What do astronomers mean when they talk of a 'flat universe'?This approachable and authoritative guide to the cosmos answers these questions, and more. Taking advantage of the distinctive Companion format,…

    Hardback – 2015-06-28
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  • The Routledge Companion to Advertising and Promotional Culture

    Edited by Matthew P. McAllister, Emily West

    The Routledge Companion to Advertising and Promotional Culture provides an essential guide to the key issues, methodologies, concepts, debates, and policies that shape our everyday relationship with advertising. The book contains eight sections: Historical Perspectives considers the historical…

    Paperback – 2015-01-01
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  • The Routledge Companion to Global Popular Culture

    Edited by Toby Miller

    Research on popular culture is a dynamic, fast-growing domain. In scholarly terms, it cuts across many areas, including communication studies, sociology, history, American studies, anthropology, literature, journalism, folklore, economics, and media and cultural studies. The Routledge Companion to…

    Hardback – 2014-12-15
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  • The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies

    Edited by Eduardo Navas, Owen Gallagher, xtine burrough

    The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies comprises contemporary texts by key authors and artists who are active in the emerging field of remix studies. As an organic international movement, remix culture originated in the popular music culture of the 1970s, and has since grown into a rich cultural…

    Hardback – 2014-12-07
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  • The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Performance

    2nd Edition

    By Paul Allain, Jen Harvie

    What is theatre? What is performance? What connects them and how are they different? What events, people, practices and ideas have shaped theatre and performance in the twentieth and twenty-first century? The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Performance offers some answers to these big questions…

    Paperback – 2014-05-21
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  • The Routledge Companion to Mobile Media

    Edited by Gerard Goggin, Larissa Hjorth

    The last decade has witnessed the rise of the cell phone from a mode of communication to an indispensable multimedia device, and this phenomenon has led to the burgeoning of mobile communication studies in media, cultural studies, and communication departments across the academy.The Routledge…

    Hardback – 2014-04-23
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  • The Routledge Companion to Video Game Studies

    Edited by Mark J.P. Wolf, Bernard Perron

    The number of publications dealing with video game studies has exploded over the course of the last decade, but the field has produced few comprehensive reference works. The Routledge Companion to Video Game Studies, compiled by well-known video game scholars Mark J. P. Wolf and Bernard Perron,…

    Hardback – 2013-12-16
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  • The Routledge Companion to Music and Visual Culture

    Edited by Tim Shephard, Anne Leonard

    As a coherent field of research, the field of music and visual culture has seen rapid growth in recent years. The Routledge Companion to Music and Visual Culture serves as the first comprehensive reference on the intersection between these two areas of study, an ideal introduction for those coming…

    Hardback – 2013-09-17
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  • The Routledge Companion to Critical and Cultural Theory

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Paul Wake, Simon Malpas

    Now in a fully updated second edition The Routledge Companion to Critical and Cultural Theory is an indispensible guide for anyone approaching the field for the first time. Exploring ideas from a diverse range of disciplines through a series of 11 critical essays and a dictionary of key names and…

    Paperback – 2013-06-19
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  • The Routledge Companion to Postmodernism

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Stuart Sim

    This fully revised third edition of The Routledge Companion to Postmodernism provides the ideal introduction to postmodernist thought. Featuring contributions from a cast of international scholars, the Companion contains 19 detailed essays on major themes and topics along with an A-Z of key terms…

    Paperback – 2011-06-20
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  • The Routledge Companion to Race and Ethnicity

    Edited by Stephen M. Caliendo, Charlton D. McIlwain

    The Routledge Companion to Race and Ethnicity is a comprehensive guide to the increasingly relevant, broad and ever changing terrain of studies surrounding race and ethnicity. Comprising a series of essays and a critical dictionary of key names and terms written by respected scholars from a range…

    Paperback – 2010-11-11
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  • The Routledge Companion to Film History

    Edited by William Guynn

    The Routledge Companion to Film History is an indispensable guide for anyone studying film history for the first time. The approach taken presents a substantial and readable overview of the field and provides students with a tool of reference that will be valuable throughout their studies. The…

    Paperback – 2010-08-31
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  • The Routledge Companion to Children's Literature

    Edited by David Rudd

    The Routledge Companion to Children’s Literature is a vibrant and authoritative exploration of children’s literature in all its manifestations. It features a series of essays written by expert contributors who provide an illuminating examination of why children’s literature is the way it is. Topics…

    Paperback – 2010-04-13
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  • The Routledge Companion to Social Theory

    Edited by Anthony Elliott

    The Routledge Companion to Social Theory provides an authoritative, comprehensive and provocative introduction to the key traditions of thought in social theory today. This ground-breaking reference work brings together major contributors, both established and emergent new voices, to reflect on the…

    Paperback – 2009-11-17
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  • The Routledge Companion to Semiotics

    Edited by Paul Cobley

    The Routledge Companion to Semiotics provides the ideal introduction to semiotics, containing engaging essays from an impressive range of international leaders in the field. Topics covered include: the history, development, and uses of semiotics key theorists, including Saussure, Peirce and…

    Paperback – 2009-07-28
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  • The Routledge Companion to English Language Studies

    By Janet Maybin, Joan Swann

    The Routledge Companion to English Language Studies is an accessible guide to the major topics, debates and issues in English Language Studies. This authoritative collection includes entries written by well-known language specialists from a diverse range of backgrounds who examine and explain…

    Paperback – 2009-06-28
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  • The Routledge Companion to Translation Studies

    By Jeremy Munday

    The Routledge Companion to Translation Studies brings together clear, detailed essays from leading international scholars on major areas in Translation Studies today. This accessible and authoritative guide offers fresh perspectives on linguistics, context, culture, politics and ethics and…

    Paperback – 2008-12-18
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  • Routledge Companion to Military Conflict since 1945

    By John Richard Thackrah

    From the depths of the Cold War to the War on Terror, The Routledge Companion to Military Conflict since 1945 is an in-depth and comprehensive reference guide to the confrontations that have shaped the modern age. Covering the personalities, the wars and the ideas that have been central to…

    Paperback – 2008-10-20
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  • The Routledge Companion To Postcolonial Studies

    Edited by John McLeod

    The Routledge Companion to Postcolonial Studies offers a unique and up-to-date mapping of the postcolonial world, and is composed of essays as well as shorter entries for ease of reference. Introducing students to the history of the great European empires and the cultural legacies created in their…

    Paperback – 2007-10-29
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  • The Routledge Companion to Christian History

    By Chris Cook

    The Routledge Companion to Christian History is an indispensable aid for anyone seeking comprehensive coverage of the facts in clear, concise and easy to use language. It covers: all key events in the Christian calendar from the persecution of the Roman Empire to the fall of Communism and the rise…

    Paperback – 2007-10-23
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  • The Routledge Companion to Gothic

    Edited by Catherine Spooner, Emma McEvoy

    In a wide ranging series of introductory essays written by some of the leading figures in the field, this essential guide explores the world of Gothic in all its myriad forms throughout the mid-eighteenth Century to the internet age. The Routledge Companion to Gothic includes discussion on: the…

    Paperback – 2007-10-18
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  • The Routledge Companion to Sociolinguistics

    Edited by Carmen Llamas, Louise Mullany, Peter Stockwell

    Have you ever noticed an accent or puzzled over a dialect phrase? Language can be a powerful tool with which one can create a persona; it can be a common ground between people or can be used as a divide between social groups. This Companion is for anyone who is interested in how and why people…

    Paperback – 2006-09-14
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  • The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature

    Edited by Neil Cornwell

    The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature is an engaging and accessible guide to Russian writing of the past thousand years. The volume covers the entire span of Russian literature, from the Middle Ages to the post-Soviet period, and explores all the forms that have made it so famous: poetry,…

    Paperback – 2001-09-26
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  • The Routledge Companion to Feminism and Postfeminism

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Sarah Gamble

    Approachable for general readers as well as for students in women's studies related courses at all levels, this invaluable guide follows the unique Companion format in combining over a dozen in-depth background chapters with more than 400 A-Z dictionary entries. The background chapters are written…

    Paperback – 2001-05-23
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