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  1. The Routledge Companion to Religion and Popular Culture

    Edited by John C. Lyden, Eric Michael Mazur

    Series: Routledge Religion Companions

    Religion and popular culture is a fast-growing field that spans a variety of disciplines. This volume offers the first real survey of the field to date and provides a guide for the work of future scholars. It explores: key issues of definition and of methodology religious encounters with...

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Sport

    Edited by Mike McNamee, William J. Morgan

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Sport is a landmark publication in sport studies. It goes further than any book has before in tracing the contours of the discipline of the philosophy of sport and in surveying the core themes, approaches and theories that form its disciplinary fabric....

    Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Methods of Exploring Emotions

    Edited by Helena Flam, Jochen Kleres

    Gathering scholars from different disciplines, this book is the first on how to study emotions using sociological, historical, linguistic, anthropological, psychological, cultural, and mixed approaches. Bringing together the emerging lines of inquiry, it lays foundations for an overdue...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Reader on the Sociology of Music

    Edited by John Shepherd, Kyle Devine

    The Routledge Reader on the Sociology of Music offers the first collection of source readings and new essays on the latest thinking in the sociology of music. Interest in music sociology has increased dramatically over the past decade, yet there is no anthology of essential and introductory...

    Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Telling Tales

    Autobiographies of Childhood and Youth

    Edited by Kylie Cardell, Kate Douglas

    Young writers have historically played a pivotal role in shaping autobiographical genres and this continues into the graphic and digital texts which characterise contemporary life writing. This volume offers a selection of pertinent case studies which illuminate some of the core themes which have...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Mapping BRICS Media

    Edited by Kaarle Nordenstreng, Daya Kishan Thussu

    Series: Internationalizing Media Studies

    Mapping BRICS Media is the first comprehensive and comparative study of the emerging media landscape in the world’s most dynamic and fastest growing markets. This pioneering collection focuses on one of the key topics in contemporary international relations - the emergence of BRICS (Brazil, Russia,...

    Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Speaking for Animals

    Animal Autobiographical Writing

    Edited by Margo DeMello

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    For thousands of years, in the myths and folktales of people around the world, animals have spoken in human tongues. Western and non-Western literary and folkloric traditions are filled with both speaking animals, some of whom even narrate or write their own autobiographies. Animals speak, famously...

    Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Gambling with the Myth of the American Dream

    By Aaron M. Duncan

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    This book explores the rise and increased acceptance of gambling in America, particularly the growth of the game of poker, as a means for examining changes to the American Dream and the risk society. Poker both critiques and reinterprets the myth of the American Dream, putting greater emphasis...

    Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Rise of the Joyful Economy

    Artistic invention and economic growth from Brunelleschi to Murakami

    By Michael Hutter

    This book argues for the increasing importance of the arts as a major resource in fuelling growth through the experiential dimension of today’s economy. As we move from the knowledge economy to a new stage called the joyful economy, consumers shift their spending from physical objects and technical...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Chinese Globalization

    A Profile of People-Based Global Connections in China

    By Jiaming Sun, Scott Lancaster

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book examines the explicit effects of global connectivity on local culture and society in post-reform mainland China. It focuses on individual level globalization in China and how global socialization impacts local residents’ behaviors, lifestyle, value orientation and the consequence of...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge