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Forthcoming Cultural Theory Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Black Looks

    Race and Representation, 2nd Edition

    By bell hooks

    In the critical essays collected in Black Looks, bell hooks interrogates old narratives and argues for alternative ways to look at blackness, black subjectivity, and whiteness. Her focus is on spectatorship—in particular, the way blackness and black people are experienced in literature, music,...

    To Be Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Sisters of the Yam

    Black Women and Self-Recovery, 2nd Edition

    By bell hooks

    In Sisters of the Yam, bell hooks reflects on the ways in which the emotional health of black women has been and continues to be impacted by sexism and racism. Desiring to create a context where black females could both work on their individual efforts for self-actualization while remaining...

    To Be Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Authority, Experience and the Life of Power

    Edited by Claire Blencowe, Julian Brigstocke, Leila Dawney

    Taking up the challenge of understanding power in its complexity, this volume returns to and revitalises the concept of ‘authority’. It provides a powerful analysis of the ways that relationships of trust, attachment, governance and inequality become possible when subjectivities and bodies are...

    To Be Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Talking Back

    Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black, 2nd Edition

    By bell hooks

    In childhood, bell hooks was taught that "talking back" meant speaking as an equal to an authority figure and daring to disagree and/or have an opinion. In this collection of personal and theoretical essays, hooks reflects on her signature issues of racism and feminism, politics and pedagogy. Among...

    To Be Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Yearning

    Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics, 2nd Edition

    By bell hooks

    For bell hooks, the best cultural criticism sees no need to separate politics from the pleasure of reading. Yearning collects together some of hooks's classic and early pieces of cultural criticism from the '80s. Addressing topics like pedagogy, postmodernism, and politics, hooks examines a variety...

    To Be Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Comparatizing Taiwan

    Edited by Shu-mei Shih, Ping-hui Liao

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    As the site of crossings of colonizers, settlers, merchants, and goods, island nations such as Taiwan have seen a rich confluence of cultures, where peoples and languages were either forced to mix or did so voluntarily, due largely to colonial conquest and their crucial role in world economy....

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Walter Benjamin’s Concept of the Image

    By Alison Ross

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    In this book, Alison Ross engages in a detailed study of Walter Benjamin’s concept of the image, exploring the significant shifts in Benjamin’s approach to the topic over the course of his career. Using Kant’s treatment of the topic of sensuous form in his aesthetics as a comparative reference,...

    To Be Published November 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Spatial Justice

    Body, Lawscape, Atmosphere

    By Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos

    Series: Space, Materiality and the Normative

    There can be no justice that is not spatial. Against a recent tendency to despatialise law, matter, bodies and even space itself, this book insists on spatialising them, arguing that there can be neither law nor justice that are not articulated through and in space. Spatial Justice presents a new...

    To Be Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Public Relations of Everything

    The Ancient, Modern and Postmodern Dramatic History of an Idea

    By Robert E. Brown

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    The public relations of "everything" takes the radical position that public relations is a profoundly different creature than a generation of its scholars and teachers have portrayed it. Today, it is clearly no longer limited, if it ever has been, to the management of communication in and between...

    To Be Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. LEGO Studies

    Examining the Building Blocks of a Transmedial Phenomenon

    Edited by Mark J.P. Wolf

    Since the "Automatic Binding Bricks" that LEGO produced in 1949, and the LEGO "System of Play" that began with the release of Town Plan No. 1 (1955), LEGO bricks have gone on to become a global phenomenon, and the favorite building toy of children, as well as many an AFOL (Adult Fan of LEGO). LEGO...

    To Be Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge