This volume brings together important work at the interstection of politics and performance studies. While the languages of theatre and performance have long been deployed by other disciplines such as psychology (Freud’s primal ‘scene’), sociology (Goffman’s ‘backstage’), and politics (...
To Be Published February 28th 2014 by Routledge
Series: Library of Legislative Studies
Ceremony and Ritual in Parliament breaks new ground in the study of legislatures. It combines mainstream historical and social science approaches with cultural theory to consider how parliamentary ritual is constructed through ceremony, space and socialisation. The focus is on the...
Published February 17th 2011 by Routledge
Gender and Development in a Global/Local World
Rethinking Empowerment looks at the changing role of women in developing countries and calls for a new approach to empowerment. An approach that adopts a more nuanced, feminist interpretation of power and em(power)ment, recognises that local empowerment is always embedded in regional, national and...
Published July 24th 2002 by Routledge