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  1. Cultural Geographies

    An Introduction

    By John Horton, Peter Kraftl

    Cultural geography is a major, vibrant subdiscipline of human geography. Cultural geographers have done some of the most important, exciting and thought-provokingly zesty work in human geography over the last half-century. This book exists to provide an introduction to the remarkably diverse,...

    Published September 17th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Stillness in a Mobile World

    Edited by David Bissell, Gillian Fuller

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    This edited collection of essays on the conceptual, political and philosophical importance of stillness is positioned within a world that has increasingly come to be understood through the theoretical and conceptual lens of movement. With contributions from leading scholars in the field, the...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Terrain Vague

    Interstices at the Edge of the Pale

    Edited by PATRICK BARRON, Manuela Mariani

    As planners and designers have turned their attentions to the blighted, vacant areas of the city, the concept of "terrain vague," has become increasingly important. Terrain Vague seeks to explore the ambiguous spaces of the city -- the places that exist outside the cultural, social, and economic...

    Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Nations, National Narratives and Communities in the Asia-Pacific

    Edited by Norman Vasu, Yolanda Chin, Kam-yee Law

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    Many states in the Asia Pacific region are not built around a single homogenous people, but rather include many large, varied, different national groups. This book explores how states in the region attempt to develop commonality and a nation and the difficulties that arise. It discusses the...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Sound, Space and Sociality in Modern Japan

    Edited by Joseph D. Hankins, Carolyn S. Stevens

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    This book argues that sound – as it is created, transmitted, and perceived – plays a key role in the constitution of space and community in contemporary Japan. The book examines how sonic practices reflect politics, aesthetics, and ethics, with transformative effects on human relations. From...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Religion, Religious Organisations and Development

    Scrutinising religious perceptions and organisations

    Edited by Carole Rakodi

    Series: Development in Practice Books

    This collection adds to a burgeoning literature concerned with the roles played by religions in development. The authors do not assume that religion and religious organisations can be ‘used’ to achieve development objectives, or that religiously inspired development work is more holistic,...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Women, Religion, and Space in China

    Islamic Mosques & Daoist Temples, Catholic Convents & Chinese Virgins

    By Maria Jaschok, Jingjun Shui

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    What enables women to hold firm in their beliefs in the face of long years of hostile persecution by the Communist party/state? How do women withstand daily discrimination and prolonged hardship under a Communist regime which held rejection of religious beliefs and practices as a patriotic duty?...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Making Sense of Nature

    By Noel Castree

    We listen to a cacophony of voices instructing us how to think and feel about nature, including our own bodies. The news media, wildlife documentaries, science magazines, and environmental NGOs are among those clamouring for our attention. But are we empowered by all this knowledge or is our...

    Published July 30th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Accumulation

    The Material Politics of Plastic

    Edited by Jennifer Gabrys, Gay Hawkins, Mike Michael

    Series: CRESC

    From food punnets to credit cards, plastic facilitates every part of our daily lives. It has become central to processes of contemporary socio-material living. Universalised and abstracted, it is often treated as the passive object of political deliberations, or a problematic material demanding...

    Published July 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Theorizing Cultural Work

    Labour, Continuity and Change in the Cultural and Creative Industries

    Edited by Mark Banks, Rosalind Gill, Stephanie Taylor

    Series: CRESC

    In recent years, cultural work has engaged the interest of scholars from a broad range of social science and humanities disciplines. The debate in this ‘turn to cultural work’ has largely been based around evaluating its advantages and disadvantages: its freedoms and its constraints, its informal...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge