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  1. 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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. W.E.B. Du Bois

    The Quest for the Abolition of the Color Line

    By Zhang Juguo

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    Based on careful reading of Du Bois' writings and with a combination of analytical and narrative approaches, the author probes the reasons and dynamics behind the changes of Du Bois strategies concerning the solution to the American race problem....

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Encyclopedia of Lesbian Histories and Cultures

    Edited by Bonnie Zimmerman

    Series: Encyclopedias of Contemporary Culture

    A rich heritage that needs to be documented Beginning in 1869, when the study of homosexuality can be said to have begun with the establishment of sexology, this encyclopedia offers accounts of the most important international developments in an area that now occupies a critical place in many...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Herbert Spencer

    A Primary and Secondary Bibliography

    By Robert G. Perrin

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Global Human Trafficking

    Critical Issues and Contexts

    Edited by Molly Dragiewicz

    Series: Global Issues in Crime and Justice

    Human trafficking has moved from relative obscurity to a major area of research, policy and teaching over the past ten years. Research has sprung from criminology, public policy, women’s and gender studies, sociology, anthropology, and law, but has been somewhat hindered by the failure of scholars...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Youth, Critical Literacies, and Civic Engagement

    Arts, Media, and Literacy in the Lives of Adolescents

    By Theresa Rogers, Kari-Lynn Winters, Mia Perry, Anne-Marie LaMonde

    Through stories of youth using their many voices in and out of school to explore and express their ideas about the world, this book brings to the forefront the reality of lived literacy experiences of adolescents in today’s culture in which literacy practices reflect important cultural messages...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Language and Masculinities

    Performances, Intersections, Dislocations

    Edited by Tommaso M. Milani

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

    This volume showcases cutting-edge research in the linguistic and discursive study of masculinities, comprising the first significant edited collection on language and masculinities since Johnson and Meinhof’s 1997 volume. Overall, the chapters are linked together by a critical analytical...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Reconstructing Sustainability Science

    Knowledge and action for a sustainable future

    By Thaddeus R. Miller

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    The growing urgency, complexity and "wickedness" of sustainability problems—from climate change and biodiversity loss to ecosystem degradation and persistent poverty and inequality—present fundamental challenges to scientific knowledge production and its use. While there is little doubt that...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Theories of the Mobile Internet

    Materialities and Imaginaries

    Edited by Andrew Herman, Jan Hadlaw, Thom Swiss

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    This volume proposes the mobile Internet is best understood as a socio-technical "assemblage" of objects, practices, symbolic representations, experiences and affects. Authors from a variety of disciplines discuss practices mediated through mobile communication, including current phone and tablet...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Global Media, Biopolitics, and Affect

    Politicizing Bodily Vulnerability

    By Britta Timm Knudsen, Carsten Stage

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Global Media, Biopolitics and Affect shows how mediations of bodily vulnerability have become a strong political force in contemporary societies. In discussions and struggles concerning war involvement, healthcare issues, charity, democracy movements, contested national pasts, and climate change,...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge