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  1. Beyond the Black Atlantic

    Relocating Modernization and Technology

    Edited by Walter Goebel, Saskia Schabio

    Debates about the ‘Black Atlantic’ have alerted us to an experience of modernization that diverges from the dominant Western narratives of globalization and technological progress. This outstanding volume expands the concept of the Black Atlantic by reaching beyond the usual African-American focus...

    Published May 3rd 2006 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Derrida on Deconstruction

    By Barry Stocker

    Series: Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks

    Jacques Derrida is one of the most influential and controversial philosophers of the last fifty years. Derrida on Deconstruction introduces and assesses: Derrida's life and the background to his philosophy the key themes of the critique of metaphysics, language and ethics that characterize...

    Published March 19th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Louis Althusser

    By Luke Ferretter

    Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers

    Best known for his theories of ideology and its impact on politics and culture, Louis Althusser revolutionized Marxist theory. His writing changed the face of literary and cultural studies, and continues to influence political modes of criticism such as feminism, postcolonialism and queer theory....

    Published November 16th 2005 by Routledge

  4. The New Individualism

    The Emotional Costs of Globalization REVISED EDITION

    By Anthony Elliott, Anthony Elliott, Prof Charles Lemert, Charles Lemert

    Corporate networking, compulsive consumerism, plastic surgery, therapeutic tribulations, instant identity makeovers and reality TV: welcome to life in our increasingly individualized world. In this dazzling book, Anthony Elliott and Charles Lemert explore the culture of the ‘new individualism’...

    Published October 19th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Colonialism/Postcolonialism

    2nd Edition

    By Ania Loomba

    Series: The New Critical Idiom

    Colonialism/Postcolonialism is a comprehensive yet accessible guide to the historical and theoretical dimensions of colonial and postcolonial studies. Ania Loomba deftly introduces and examines: key features of the ideologies and history of colonialism the relationship of colonial discourse to...

    Published August 24th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Media/Theory

    Thinking about Media and Communications

    By Shaun Moores

    Series: Comedia

    From an established author with a growing international profile in media studies, Media/Theory is an accessible yet challenging guide to ways of thinking about media and communications in modern life. Shaun Moores draws on ideas from a range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, and...

    Published July 13th 2005 by Routledge

  7. The Culture of Exception

    Sociology Facing the Camp

    By Bulent Diken, Carsten B. Laustsen

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    We live in an ever-fragmenting society, in which distinctions between culture and nature, biology and politics, law and transgression, mobility and immobility, reality and representation, seem to be disappearing. This book demonstrates the hidden logic beneath this process, which is also the logic...

    Published June 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  8. Reading the Everyday

    By Joe Moran

    In an ever-growing field of study, this is a major contribution to one of the key areas in cultural studies and cultural theory – the spaces, practices and mythologies of our everyday culture. Drawing on the work of such continental theorists as Henri Lefebvre, Michel de Certeau, Marc Augé and...

    Published June 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  9. Marshall McLuhan

    Edited by Gary Genosko

    Series: Critical Evaluations in Cultural Theory

    This collection contains key critical essays and assessments of the writings of Canadian communications thinker Marshall McLuhan selected from the voluminous output of the past forty years. McLuhan's famous aphorisms and uncanny ability to sense megatrends are once again in circulation across and...

    Published December 16th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Culture and the Real

    Theorizing Cultural Criticism

    By Catherine Belsey

    Series: New Accents

    What makes us the people we are? Culture evidently plays a part, but how large a part? Is culture alone the source of our identities? Some have argued that human nature is the foundation of culture, others that culture is the foundation of human identity. Catherine Belsey calls for a more nuanced,...

    Published December 8th 2004 by Routledge