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Forthcoming Sociology of Culture Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Routledge Handbook of Human-Animal Studies

    Edited by Garry Marvin, Susan McHugh

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of Human-Animal Studies presents a collection of original essays from artists and scholars who have established themselves internationally on the basis of specific and significant new contributions to human-animal studies. It offers a broad interpretive account of...

    To Be Published April 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Comedy and Distinction

    The Cultural Currency of a ‘Good’ Sense of Humour

    By Sam Friedman

    Series: CRESC

    Comedy is currently enjoying unprecedented growth within the British culture industries. Defying the recent economic downturn, it has exploded into a booming billion-pound industry both on TV and on the live circuit. Despite this, academia has either ignored comedy or focused solely on analysing...

    To Be Published April 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Cultural Diversity in International Law

    The Effectiveness of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

    Edited by Lilian Richieri Hanania

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    The UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (CDCE) was adopted in 2005 and designed to allow States to protect and promote cultural policies. This book examines the effectiveness of the CDCE and offers ways by which its implementation may be...

    To Be Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Muslim Women, Transnational Feminism and the Ethics of Pedagogy

    Contested Imaginaries in Post-9/11 Cultural Practice

    Edited by Lisa K. Taylor, Jasmin Zine

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    Following a long historical legacy, Muslim women’s lives continue to be represented and circulate widely as a vehicle of intercultural understanding within a context of the "war on terror." Following Edward Said’s thesis that these cultural forms reflect and participate in the power plays of empire...

    To Be Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Psychology of Conservatism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Glenn Wilson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1973, The Psychology of Conservatism explores attitudes, their measurement, their structure and dynamics, and the personality traits apparently underlying attitude patterns. It examines the link between differing attitudes and discusses characteristic patterns and syndromes. The...

    To Be Published May 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Social Sciences

    The Big Issues, 3rd Edition

    By Kath Woodward

    The social sciences are about people and the relationships between individuals and the social and material world we live in. They are about the social structures which shape – and are shaped by – social forces such as ethnicity, race, gender, sexuality and age and the bodies we inhabit. How are...

    To Be Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Alcohol and Public Policy

    Edited by Thom Brooks

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Social Science

    Alcohol and its consumption is a major topic for public policy-making. Growing awareness of alcohol-related health problems among the general public has led to high levels of interest in alcohol consumption and its impact on society. This innovative collection of new perspectives on this critically...

    To Be Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Political Economy of Affect and Emotion in East Asia

    Edited by Jie Yang

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    When thinking about the culture and economy of East Asia, many attribute to the region a range of dispositions, including a preference for consensus and social harmony, loyalty and respect towards superiors and government, family values, collectivism, and communitarianism. Affect is central to...

    To Be Published May 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Provoked Economy

    Economic Reality and the Performative Turn

    By Fabian Muniesa

    Series: CRESC

    Do things such as performance indicators, valuation formulas, consumer tests, stock prices or financial contracts represent an external reality? Or do they rather constitute, in a performative fashion, what they refer to? The Provoked Economy tackles this question from a pragmatist angle,...

    To Be Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Leisure Commons

    A Spatial History of Web 2.0

    By Payal Arora

    Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

    There is much excitement about Web 2.0 as an unprecedented, novel, community-building space for experiencing, producing, and consuming leisure, particularly through social network sites. What is needed is a perspective that is invested in neither a utopian or dystopian posture but sees historical...

    To Be Published May 15th 2014 by Routledge