Sociology: Sociology of Culture

  • Crime Scenes: Forensics and Aesthetics book cover

    Crime Scenes

    Forensics and Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Scott Bray

    Focusing upon the representations that take place in law, forensic medicine, criminology and culture, Crime Scenes examines the ways in which knowledge about crime, death and the dead body is produced. Forensic and medico-legal practices are charged with ‘handling’ the dead (who cannot…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Discourses of Law

  • Branding Gandhi book cover

    Branding Gandhi

    1st Edition

    By Ritu Khanduri

    Branding Gandhi renews attention to thinking about our relationship with stuff through Gandhi‘s politics, his image, his things, and the history of branding Gandhi. Based on archival research this book will provoke thinking about why we remain fascinated with brands. The chapters of this book…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • The Pornography Business book cover

    The Pornography Business

    1st Edition

    By Frederick S. Lane

    Traditionally, the presence of pornography in American society has been mediated by two primary factors: legal restrictions and the relatively high cost of the product. The degree of legal restrictions on adult material has varied from era to era and community to community, but the porn premium has…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 

  • Ageism: Past, Present, and Future book cover


    Past, Present, and Future, 1st Edition

    By Tay McNamara, John Williamson

    Ageism: Past, Present, and Future impartially outlines the history, current state, and potential new directions of ageism in the United States and globally. McNamara and Williamson uniquely address the complex ways in which cultural beliefs about older adults, economic conditions, and public policy…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 

  • Compensated Dating Girls in Hong Kong: Scripts, Voices and Views book cover

    Compensated Dating Girls in Hong Kong

    Scripts, Voices and Views, 1st Edition

    By Jessica C.M. Li

    Compensated dating or commercial sex involving young girls has emerged as a global concern over the past decades and since the turn of the twenty-first century, has created a panic among parents in Hong Kong. Nevertheless, there is no consensus on whether compensated dating is an offence, an…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Media PIracy in the Cultural Economy: Intellectual Property and Labor Under Neoliberal Restructuring book cover

    Media PIracy in the Cultural Economy

    Intellectual Property and Labor Under Neoliberal Restructuring, 1st Edition

    By Gavin C. Mueller

    Media piracy--the production, distribution and consumption of media texts in violation of intellectual property laws--has become an endemic feature of the cultural economy since the rise of the internet. While most analyses present piracy either in terms of moral or legal failings, or alternatively…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge Focus on Digital Media and Culture

  • Trauma, Memory, and Healing in Asian Literature and Culture book cover

    Trauma, Memory, and Healing in Asian Literature and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sharanya Jayawickrama

    Is trauma a concept that can be translated across cultures? Can it have global applicability and utility for literary and cultural analysis? Do the approaches and perspectives generated by literary and cultural work hold purchase for social and political interventions? Modern Asia is a region in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Asian Societies: An introduction book cover

    Asian Societies: An introduction

    1st Edition

    By Bryan S. Turner

    This textbook provides an ambitious overview of Asia from the perspective of the comparative sociology of culture and social structure. Starting with the history of colonialism and empire, the study examines major dimensions of modern social change from population and migration, the growth of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 

  • Japanese Animation: Transnational Industry and Culture in Asia book cover

    Japanese Animation

    Transnational Industry and Culture in Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wong Heung Wah, Marco Pellitteri

    “Anime”, involving hand drawn or computer animation, often characterized by colourful graphics, vibrant characters and fantastical themes, is a quintessentially Japanese art form. Distributed through cinema, television and over the internet it has an enormous following, both in Japan and more…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

  • Class and Everyday Life: Critiques and Practices book cover

    Class and Everyday Life

    Critiques and Practices, 1st Edition

    By Kirsteen Paton

    Why is social class still important in the twenty-first century, and in what ways? This text challenges claims that class is ‘dead’ by exploring how it comes to manifest itself in our everyday lives, whether in the bedroom or the gym, on social media sites or in the music charts. Taking a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 

  • Routledge Handbook of Digital Media and Communication in Society book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Digital Media and Communication in Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leah A. Lievrouw, Brian D. Loader

    Written by a distinguished group of leading scholars from around the world, the Routledge Handbook of Digital Media and Communication provides a comprehensive, unique and multidisciplinary exploration of this rapidly growing and vibrant field of study. The Handbook adopts a three-part…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Cycling: A sociology of velo-mobility book cover


    A sociology of velo-mobility, 1st Edition

    By Peter Cox

    In order to understand the diversity of cycling practices, Velo-Mobilities considers the changing meanings, materials and competencies that contribute and interrelate to produce various forms of cycling. Individual chapters investigate the changing technologies and innovations, not only of the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Changing Mobilities

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