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Forthcoming Cultural Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. China's Leftover Women

    Late Marriage among Professional Women and its Consequences

    By Sandy To

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    The term "sheng nu" ("leftover women") has been recently coined in China to describe the increasing number of women, especially highly educated professional women in their late twenties and over who have not married. This book explores this phenomenon, reporting on extensive research among "...

    To Be Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Water Politics and Spiritual Ecology

    Custom, environmental governance and development

    By Lisa Palmer

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    As water resources diminish with increasing population and economic pressures as well as global climate change, this book addresses a subject of ever increasing local and global importance. In many areas water is not only a vital resource but is also endowed with an agency and power that connects...

    To Be Published May 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Culture and Diversity in the United States

    So Many Ways to Be American

    By Jack David Eller

    Knowledge of and sensitivity toward diversity is an essential skill in the contemporary United States and the wider world. This book addresses the standard topics of race, ethnicity, class and gender but goes much further by engaging seriously with issues of language, religion, age, health and...

    To Be Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Animal Housing and Human-Animal Relations

    Politics, Practices and Infrastructures

    Edited by Kristian Bjørkdahl, Tone Druglitrø

    Series: Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

    This book provides an in-depth investigation into the practices of animal housing systems with international contributions from across the humanities and social sciences. The physical infrastructures of animal housing are part of a much broader sociocultural and political infrastructure, where the...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Fundamentals of Research on Culture and Psychology: Theory and Methods

    Theory and Methods

    By Valery Chirkov

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Sri Lanka’s Global Factory Workers

    (Un) Disciplined Desires....

    By Sandya Hewamanne

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book is concerned with Sri Lanka’s global factory workers based in the Free Trade Zone (FTZ). These FTZs employ thousands of unmarried rural women, and their migration has aroused deep anxieties over female morality and ideal conduct. The book analyses social class and intersections of gender...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Asceticism and Power in South and Southeast Asia

    Edited by Peter Flügel, Gustaaf Houtman

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    Including analyses by top academics in the field, this book takes a unique look at questions of power and asceticism in the Hindu, Jain and Buddhist traditions of South and Southeast Asia. Ideas about power and purity in these three traditions are crucially related to ascetic practices....

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Brunei – History, Islam, Society and Contemporary Issues

    Edited by Ooi Keat Gin

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Brunei, although a relatively small state, is disproportionately important on account of its rich resource base. In addition, in recent years the country has endeavoured to play a greater role in regional affairs, especially through ASEAN, holding the chair of the organisation in 2013, and also...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Memories of War, Place and Identity

    Edited by Danielle Drozdzewski, Sarah De Nardi, Emma Waterton

    Series: Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

    This book bridges theoretical gaps that exist between the meta-concepts of memory, place and identity by positioning its lens on the emplaced practices of commemoration and the remembrance of war and conflict. This book examines how diverse publics relate to their wartime histories through...

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  10. Climate Change and the Anthropos

    Planet, People and Places

    By Linda Connor

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    Anthropos, in the sense of species as well as cultures and ethics, locates humans as part of much larger orders of existence – fundamental when thinking about climate change. This book offers a new way of thinking about the significance of locality and everyday life in relation to climate change....

    To Be Published January 30th 2016 by Routledge