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New and Published Books

  1. Rethinking the Politics of Absurdity

    Albert Camus, Postmodernity, and the Survival of Innocence

    By Matthew H. Bowker

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    What does it mean to describe something or someone as absurd? Why did absurd philosophy and literature become so popular amidst the violent conflicts and terrors of the mid- to late-twentieth century? Is it possible to understand absurdity not as a feature of events, but as a psychological posture...

    Published November 1st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Border Dialogues (Routledge Revivals)

    Journeys in Postmodernity

    By Iain Chambers

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1990, Border Dialogues explores some of the territories of contemporary culture, philosophy and criticism. It touches on arguments surrounding Nietzsche and Italian ‘weak thought’, the mysteries of being ‘British’, and with more immediate concerns such as computers, fashion,...

    Published August 19th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Fifty Key Postmodern Thinkers

    By Stuart Sim

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Postmodernism is an important part of the cultural landscape which continues to evolve, yet the ideas and theories surrounding the subject can be diverse and difficult to understand. Fifty Postmodern Thinkers critically examines the work of fifty of the most important theorists within the...

    Published May 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Troubles With Postmodernism

    By Stefan Morawski

    In this original and eye-opening study, Stefan Morawski sheds light on the often confused debate about postmodernism, postmodernity and human values. Drawing upon a wide range of evidence from the experience of everyday life in the sciences, religion, visual arts, literature, film, television and...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Cities, Citizens, and Technologies

    Urban Life and Postmodernity

    By Paula Geyh

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This book is about the contemporary city and those who live in it. It is thus also about the urban world of the era (extending roughly from the 1960s to the present) that we see as postmodern, and specifically about how the postmodern city is changing under the impact of globalization and new...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge

  6. New Games

    Postmodernism After Contemporary Art

    By Pamela M. Lee

    Series: Theories of Modernism and Postmodernism in the Visual Arts

    Pamela M. Lee’s New Games revisits postmodernism in light of art history's more recent embrace of "the contemporary." What can the theories and practices associated with postmodernism tell us about the obsession with the contemporary in both the academy and the art world? In looking at work by Dara...

    Published November 16th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Beyond the Consumption Bubble

    Edited by Karin M. Ekström, Kay Glans

    Series: Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

    Research on consumption can shed light on many fundamental questions, such as the character of society, including social and cultural dimensions; the relations between the generations; dependency on technology and the risks involved; the rise of Asia and its potential consumption preferences; the...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Deconstruction After 9/11

    By Martin McQuillan

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    In this book Martin McQuillan brings Derrida's writing into the immediate vicinity of geo-politics today, from the Kosovan conflict to the war in Iraq. The chapters in this book follow both Derrida's writing since Specters of Marx and the present political scene through the former Yogoslavia...

    Published February 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Companion to Postmodernism

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Stuart Sim

    Series: Routledge Companions

    This fully revised third edition of The Routledge Companion to Postmodernism provides the ideal introduction to postmodernist thought. Featuring contributions from a cast of international scholars, the Companion contains 19 detailed essays on major themes and topics along with an A-Z of key terms...

    Published June 21st 2011 by Routledge

  10. Economic Representations

    Academic and Everyday

    Edited by David F Ruccio

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Why is there such a proliferation of economic discourses in literary theory, cultural studies, anti-sweatshop debates, popular music, and other areas outside the official discipline of economics? How is the economy represented in different ways by economists and non-economists? In this volume,...

    Published December 17th 2009 by Routledge