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  1. Corporeality, Medical Technologies and Contemporary Culture

    By Francisco Ortega

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    This book examines the confusions and contradictions that manifest in prevalent attitudes towards the body, as well as in related bodily practices. The body is simultaneously our reference for the certainties of nature and the locus of a desire for transformation and reinvention. The body is at...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Birkbeck Law Press

  2. The Race and Media Reader

    Edited by Gilbert B. Rodman

    The Race and Media Reader provides a wide-ranging introduction to major issues and debates surrounding the role that the media plays in ongoing struggles around race and racism in the US today. The essays collected here come from a wide variety of disciplinary, theoretical, and methodological...

    Published November 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Companion to Contemporary Japanese Social Theory

    From Individualization to Globalization in Japan Today

    Edited by Anthony Elliott, Masataka Katagiri, Atsushi Sawai

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The Routledge Companion to Contemporary Japanese Social Theory breaks new ground in providing a detailed, systematic appraisal of the major traditions of social theory prominent in Japan today – from theories of identity and individualization to globalization studies. The volume introduces readers...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Reading The Legal Case

    Cross-Currents between Law and the Humanities

    Edited by Marco Wan

    This volume examines the nature, function, development and epistemological assumptions of the legal case in an interdisciplinary context. Using the question of ‘reading’ as a guiding principle, it opens up new ways of understanding case law and the doctrine of precedent by bringing the law into...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Making Culture, Changing Society

    By Tony Bennett

    Series: CRESC

    Making Culture, Changing Society proposes a challenging new account of the relations between culture and society focused on how particular forms of cultural knowledge and expertise work on, order and transform society. Examining these forms of culture’s action on the social as aspects of a...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Cultural Side of Innovation

    Adding Values

    By Dany Jacobs

    Series: Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

    In most discussions about the knowledge-based economy, innovation is associated or even equated with technology, while culture’s influence is ignored. Innovation is however embedded in cultural and social contexts, and neglecting these crucial contexts may impede an innovation’s diffusion—and...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Studying Mobile Media

    Cultural Technologies, Mobile Communication, and the iPhone

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Jean Burgess, Ingrid Richardson

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    The iPhone represents an important moment in both the short history of mobile media and the long history of cultural technologies. Like the Walkman of the 1980s, it marks a juncture in which notions about identity, individualism, lifestyle and sociality require rearticulation. this book ...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Interpretations of Greek Mythology (Routledge Revivals)

    By Jan N. Bremmer

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Interpretations of Greek Mythology, first published in1987, builds on the innovative work of Walter Burkert and the ‘Paris school’ of Jean-Pierre Vernant, and represents a renewal of interpretation of Greek mythology. The contributors to this volume present a variety of approaches to the Greek...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Shakespeare's America, America's Shakespeare (Routledge Revivals)

    By Michael D. Bristol

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1990, this title explores the nature of the interaction between Shakespeare and American culture. Shakespeare stands at the center of an elaborate institutional reality, closely tied to both cultural and ideological production. His plays, Michael Bristol asserts, help to...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Routledge

  10. German Cinema - Terror and Trauma

    Cultural Memory Since 1945

    By Thomas Elsaesser

    In German Cinema – Terror and Trauma Since 1945, Thomas Elsaesser reevaluates the meaning of the Holocaust for postwar German films and culture, while offering a reconsideration of trauma theory today. Elsaesser argues that Germany's attempts at "mastering the past" can be seen as both a failure...

    Published November 3rd 2013 by Routledge