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  1. Ethical Consumption

    A Critical Introduction

    Edited by Tania Lewis, Emily Potter

    A not-so-quiet revolution seems to be occurring in wealthy capitalist societies - supermarkets selling ‘guilt free’ Fairtrade products; lifestyle TV gurus exhorting us to eat less, buy local and go green; neighbourhood action groups bent on ‘swopping not shopping’. And this is happening not at the...

    Published September 30th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Elsewhere, Within Here

    Immigration, Refugeeism and the Boundary Event

    By Trinh T. Minh-ha

    Winner of the 2012 Critics Choice Book Award of the American Educational Studies Association (AESA) World-renowned filmmaker and feminist, postcolonial thinker Trinh T. Minh-ha is one of the most powerful and articulate voices in both independent filmmaking and cultural politics. Elsewhere, Within...

    Published September 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  3. Key Themes in Youth Sport

    By Ken Green

    Key Themes in Youth Sport is a concise, easy to read guide to core concepts in the study of young people’s relationship with sport, exercise and leisure. Designed to help students get to grips with the basics and go on to master the central ideas and debates in contemporary youth sport, this...

    Published September 17th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Dandyism and Transcultural Modernity

    The Dandy, the Flaneur, and the Translator in 1930s Shanghai, Tokyo, and Paris

    By Hsiao-yen Peng

    Series: Academia Sinica on East Asia

    This book views the Neo-Sensation mode of writing as a traveling genre, or style, that originated in France, moved on to Japan, and then to China. The author contends that modernity is possible only on "the transcultural site"—transcultural in the sense of breaking the divide between past and...

    Published September 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  5. Ordinary Lives

    Studies in the Everyday

    By Ben Highmore

    This new study from Ben Highmore looks at the seemingly banal world of objects, work, daily media, and food, and finds there a scintillating array of passionate experience. Through a series of case studies, and building on his previous work on the everyday, Highmore examines our relationship to...

    Published August 20th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Cosmopolitanism

    Edited by David Inglis, Gerard Delanty

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    A term of antique provenance, ‘cosmopolitanism’ has developed and cohered into a critical concept in contemporary social and cultural analysis. However, the daunting quantity (and variable quality) of the available research exploring the many, often controversial, issues attendant upon...

    Published August 4th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Globalization, Culture and Society in Laos

    By Boike Rehbein

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Incorporating original fieldwork carried out over a period of more than ten years, combined with innovative theoretical argument, Globalization, Culture and Society in Laos presents one of the first sociological investigations into modern Laos. Boike Rehbein gives a fascinating overview of...

    Published July 20th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Beijing 2008: Preparing for Glory

    Chinese Challenge in the 'Chinese Century'

    Edited by J.A. Mangan, Dong Jinxia

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Beijing 2008: Preparing for Glory - Chinese Challenge in the 'Chinese Century' brings together international scholars with an interest in sport and politics and sinologists with an interest in China - past, present and future - to explore global reaction to the Beijing Olympics - China's...

    Published July 15th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Bourdieu for Architects

    By Helena Webster

    Series: Thinkers for Architects

    Pierre Bourdieu is arguably one of the twentieth century’s greatest socio-philosophical thinkers and his writings have much to offer anyone interested in the ways that people value, consume and produce architecture. Bourdieu spent much of his life attempting to understand cultural consumption and...

    Published July 9th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Stadium Worlds

    Football, Space and the Built Environment

    Edited by Sybille Frank, Silke Steets

    Series: Architext

    Analyzing football as a cultural practice, this book investigates the connection between the sport and its built environment. Four thematic sections bring together an international multi-disciplinary range of perspectives with particular focus on the stadium. Examples from architectural design,...

    Published June 18th 2010 by Routledge