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Forthcoming Cultural Theory Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Ideology of Conduct (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays in Literature and the History of Sexuality

    Edited by Nancy Armstrong, Leonard Tennenhouse

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In The Ideology of Conduct, first published in 1987, scholars from various fields, from the medieval period to the present day, discuss literature in which the sole purpose is to instruct women in how to make themselves desirable. This collection investigates how middle-class writers who had long...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Football and Accelerated Culture

    This Modern Sporting Life

    By Steve Redhead

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    In Football and Accelerated Culture, Steve Redhead offers a new and challenging theorisation of global football culture, exploring the relationship between sport and culture in a rapidly shifting world. Incorporating cutting-edge concepts, from accelerated culture and claustropolitanism to...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Everyday Life

    By Ágnes Heller

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Anthropology

    This book, first published in 1984, examines the politics and philosophy of ordinary men and women, and their ordinary transactions. It analyses the interaction between the individual and the social, both for the roots of everyday behaviour and for the means to change the social fabric. Using an...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Renaissance Man

    By Ágnes Heller

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Anthropology

    Considering such witnesses of the time as Shakespeare, Dante, Petrarch, Michelangelo, Machiavelli, Montaigne, More and Bacon, Agnes Heller looks at both the concept and the image of a Renaissance man. The concept was generalised and accepted by all; its characteristic features were man as a dynamic...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Gift Economy

    By David Cheal

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Anthropology

    Until recently we have known more about gift giving practices in primitive societies than about those of industrial western society. In this book, first published in 1988, David Cheal shows that the process of present giving and receiving is a vital element in contemporary social life, relevant to...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Rationality and Relativism

    In Search of a Philosophy and History of Anthropology

    By I.C. Jarvie

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Anthropology

    Anthropology revolves round answers to problems about the nature, development and unity of mankind; problems that are both philosophical and scientific. In this book, first published in 1984, Professor Jarvie applies Popper’s philosophy of science to understanding the history and theory of...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Anthropology and Nursing

    Edited by Pat Holden, Jenny Littlewood

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Anthropology

    Nursing has been described as the most ‘natural’ female occupation of all, embodying the so-called feminine ideals of tenderness and caring. Yet these ideals are juxtaposed with images of nurses as sex objects, or as ruthlessly efficient harridans. How have these very different images been...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Claude Le´vi-Strauss

    The Bearer of Ashes

    By David Pace

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Anthropology

    Lévi-Strauss is one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century yet he is a very private and isolated figure, who has been reticent about himself. This book, first published in 1983,provides a fascinating insight into his character through a careful reading of the more speculative passages...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. People of the Mediterranean

    An Essay in Comparative Social Anthropology

    By J. Davis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Anthropology

    The Mediterranean countries have long attracted the attention of social anthropologists, from Frazer and Durkheim to the present day. In this volume, first published in 1977, Dr Davis reviews the extensive anthropological material collected and published by people who have worked in the area and...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Two-Dimensional Man

    An Essay on the Anthropology of Power and Symbolism in Complex Society

    By Abner Cohen

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Anthropology

    Central to this original study, first published in 1974, is that Political Man is also Symbolist Man, that man is two-dimensional. The book explores the possibilities of the systematic study of the dialectical interdependence between power relationships and symbolic action in modern, complex...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge