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  1. The Cultural and Political Economy of Recovery

    Social Learning in a post-disaster environment

    By Emily Chamlee-Wright

    Series: Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

    In August 2005 the nation watched as Hurricane Katrina pummelled the Gulf Coast. Residents did not just suffer the personal costs of a home that had been severely damaged or destroyed; frequently they also lost their entire neighbourhood and the social systems that under normal circumstances made...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Capitalism and Leisure Theory (Routledge Revivals)

    By Chris Rojek

    First published in 1985, this title explores theories of leisure in a capitalist society. Basing his argument on a refutation of the conventional association of leisure with freedom and free time, Chris Rojek examines the four main structural characteristics of modern leisure practice:...

    Published September 24th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Development, Modernism and Modernity in Africa

    Edited by Augustine Agwuele

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    This anthology examines the "unfinished project of modernity" with respect to the unrealized potential for economic, social, and political development in Africa. It also shows how, facing the consequences of modernism, Africans in and out of the continent are responding to these unfinished projects...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Zombies

    By Jennifer Rutherford

    Series: Shortcuts

    Not so long ago zombies rarely shuffled out of B-grade horror movies and cult comic books, but today they are everywhere. Zombies are proliferating, demonstrating an extraordinary capacity to transport fluidly from genre to genre, from the apocalyptic future to the already survived past, and in and...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Foucault, Marxism and Critique

    By Barry Smart

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Michel Foucault

    In this work, originally released in 1983, Barry Smart examines the relevance of Foucault's work for developing an understanding of those issues which lie beyond the limits of Marxist theory and analysis - issues such as 'individualising' forms of power, power-knowledge relations, the rise of 'the...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Towards a critique of Foucault

    Foucault, Lacan and the question of ethics.

    Edited by Mike Gane

    The work of Michel Foucault, one of the most influential of modern French social theorists and philosophers, has had a dramatic and far-reaching effect on many disciplines. The essays in this reissued collection, originally published in 1986, present Foucault's work as an important ...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Truth and Eros

    Foucault, Lacan and the question of ethics.

    By John Rajchman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Michel Foucault

    In this reissused work, first published in 1991, John Rajchman isolates the question of ethics in the work of Foucault and Lacan and explores its ramifications and implications for the present day. He demonstrates that the question of ethics was at once the most difficult and the most intimate...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Power of Connection

    Recent Developments in Relational-Cultural Theory

    Edited by Judith V. Jordan

    Relational-Cultural theory (RCT) proposes that all people grow through and toward relationships throughout the lifespan. RCT challenges prevailing theories that depict the "separate self" as the hallmark of maturity. Rather than movement toward autonomy and separation, RCT suggests we develop ever...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Routledge International Handbook of Contemporary Social and Political Theory

    Edited by Gerard Delanty, Stephen P. Turner

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The triangular relationship between the social, the political and the cultural has opened up social and political theory to new challenges. The social can no longer be reduced to the category of society, and the political extends beyond the traditional concerns of the nature of the state and...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Objects and Materials

    A Routledge Companion

    Edited by Penny Harvey, Eleanor Conlin Casella, Gillian Evans, Hannah Knox, Christine McLean, Elizabeth B. Silva, Nicholas Thoburn, Kath Woodward

    Series: CRESC

    There is broad acceptance across the Humanities and Social Sciences that our deliberations on the social need to take place through attention to practice, to object-mediated relations, to non-human agency and to the affective dimensions of human sociality. This Companion focuses on the objects and...

    Published July 16th 2013 by Routledge