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  1. Liminality and the Short Story

    Boundary Crossings in American, Canadian, and British Writing

    Edited by Jochen Achilles, Ina Bergmann

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book is a study of the short story, one of the widest taught genres in English literature, from an innovative methodological perspective. Both liminality and the short story are well-researched phenomena, but the combination of both is not frequent. This book discusses the relevance of the...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. In Solidarity

    Friendship, Family, and Activism Beyond Gay and Straight

    By Lisa Tillmann

    Series: Innovative Ethnographies

    In Solidarity: Friendship, Family, and Activism Beyond Gay and Straight shows what being an ally (in this case to LGBTQ+ persons and communities) requires, means, and does. Through prose, poetry, performance text, and film, the work takes readers inside relationships across sexual orientation and...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Waste Management and Sustainable Consumption

    Reflections on consumer waste

    Edited by Karin M. Ekström

    The accelerated pace of global consumption over the past decades has meant that governments across the world are now faced with significant challenges in dealing with the dramatically increased volume of waste. While research on waste management has previously focused on finding technological...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Disability, Health, and Happiness in the Shakespearean Body

    Edited by Sujata Iyengar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

    This book considers early modern and postmodern ideals of health, vigor, ability, beauty, well-being, and happiness, uncovering and historicizing the complex negotiations among physical embodiment, emotional response, and communally-sanctioned behavior in Shakespeare's literary and material world....

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Philippine Politics

    Progress and Problems in a Localist Democracy

    By Lynn T. White III

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Philippine political history, especially in the twentieth century, challenges the image of democratic evolution as serving the people, and does so in ways that reveal inadequately explored aspects of many democracies. In the first decades of the twenty-first century the Philippines has nonetheless...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Colonization and Domestic Service

    Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

    Edited by Victoria K. Haskins, Claire Lowrie

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    This groundbreaking book brings together two key themes that have not been addressed together previously in any sustained way: domestic service and colonization. Colonization offers a rich and exciting new paradigm for analyzing the phenomenon of domestic labor by non-family workers, paid and...

    Published December 21st 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Re-Use of Urban Ruins

    Atmospheric Inquiries of the City

    By Hanna Katharina Göbel

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    How does architecture translate its cultural memory? How do urban ruins provoke their cultural revaluation? This book offers a unique sociological analysis about atmospheric knowledge of buildings in the making. It draws on ethnographic research in Berlin in order to make visible an...

    Published December 21st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Reframing Disability?

    Media, (Dis)Empowerment, and Voice in the 2012 Paralympics

    Edited by Daniel Jackson, Caroline E.M. Hodges, Mike Molesworth, Richard Scullion

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    The London 2012 Paralympic Games - the biggest, most accessible and best-attended games in the Paralympics' 64-year history - came with an explicit aim to "transform the perception of disabled people in society," and use sport to contribute to "a better world for all people with a disability." This...

    Published December 21st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Pharmaceutical Autonomy and Public Health in Latin America

    State, Society and Industry in Brazil’s AIDS Program

    By Matthew B. Flynn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Brazil has occupied a central role in the access to medicines movement, especially with respect to drugs used to treat those with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). How and why Brazil succeeded in overcoming powerful political and...

    Published December 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Black Faculty in the Academy

    Narratives for Negotiating Identity and Achieving Career Success

    Edited by Fred A. Bonner II, aretha faye marbley, Frank Tuitt, Petra A. Robinson, Rosa M. Banda, Robin L. Hughes

    Through candid discussions and personal counter-narrative stories, Black Faculty in the Academy explores the experiences and challenges faced by faculty of color in academe. Black faculty in predominantly White college and university settings must negotiate multiple and competing identities while...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge