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  1. 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 16th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 6th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 31st 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 25th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Rethinking Global Urbanism

    Comparative Insights from Secondary Cities

    Edited by Xiangming Chen, Ahmed Kanna

    Series: Routledge Advances in Geography

    Arguing that the focus in global urban studies on cities such as New York, London, Tokyo in the global North, Mexico City and Shanghai in the developing world, and other major nodes of the world economy, has skewed the concept of the global city toward economics, this volume gathers a diverse...

    Published June 21st 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Public Space of Social Media

    Connected Cultures of the Network Society

    By Therese Tierney

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Social media is restructuring urban practices–through ad-hoc experimentation, commercial software development, and communities of participation. This book is the first to consider how practices contained within social media are situated within a larger genealogy of public space, including theories...

    Published June 18th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Post-identity?

    Culture and European Integration

    Edited by Richard McMahon

    Series: Routledge/ESA Studies in European Societies

    Collective identity, the emotionally powerful sense of belonging to a group, is a crucial source of popular legitimacy for nations. However efforts since the 1990s to politically support European integration by using identity mechanisms borrowed from nationalism have had very limited success....

    Published June 13th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Progress in Rural Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This wide-ranging volume, first published in 1983, reflects the increasing scope of the field of rural geography in the second half of the twentieth century. Although traditional areas of study such as agriculture and the land-use patterns of the countryside remained important, scholars also began...

    Published June 6th 2013 by Routledge