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  1. Diasporic Journeys, Ritual, and Normativity among Asian Migrant Women

    Edited by Pnina Werbner, Mark Johnson

    The power of embodied ritual performance to constitute agency and transform subjectivity are increasingly the focus of major debates in the anthropology of Christianity and Islam. They are particularly relevant to understanding the way transnational women migrants from South and South East Asia,...

    Published July 8th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Visualizing Law in the Age of the Digital Baroque

    Arabesques & Entanglements

    By Richard K Sherwin

    Series: Discourses of Law

    Visualizing Law in the Age of the Digital Baroque explores the profound impact that visual digital technologies are having on the practice and theory of law. Today, lawyers, judges, and lay jurors face a vast array of visual evidence and visual argument. From videos documenting crimes and accidents...

    Published June 17th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Hope and Feminist Theory

    Edited by Rebecca Coleman, Debra Ferreday

    Hope is central to marginal politics which speak of desires for equality or simply for a better life. Feminism might be characterised as a politics of hope, a movement underpinned by a utopian drive for equality. This version of hope has been used, for example in Barack Obama’s phrase ‘the audacity...

    Published March 21st 2011 by Routledge

  4. Close to the Sources

    Essays on Contemporary African Culture, Politics and Academy

    By Abebe Zegeye, Maurice Vambe

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    European and African works have found it difficult to move past the image of Africa as a place of exotica and relentless brutality. This book explores the status and critical relationship between politics, culture, literary creativity, criticism, education and publishing in the context of...

    Published March 15th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Hesitancy and Experimentation in Enlightenment Spain and Spanish America

    Edited by Ann L Mackenzie, Jeremy Robbins

    Published in memory of Ivy L. McClelland, a pioneer-scholar of Spain’s eighteenth century, this volume of original essays contains, besides an Introduction to her career and internationally influential writings, three previously unpublished essays by McClelland and nine studies by other scholars,...

    Published February 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Star and Celebrity Confessional

    Edited by Sean Redmond

    In this book the different manifestations, meanings, and processes of the star and celebrity confessional will be explored. The confessional is taken to be any moment in which a star, celebrity, or fan engages in revelatory acts that are considered to be authentic, heart-felt, and honest....

    Published December 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. Leisure

    By Tony Blackshaw

    Series: Key Ideas

    No single introductory book has until now captured the range of thought appropriate for scrutinizing the idea of leisure. Beginning with a discussion of expressions in classical thought, etymological definitions and key leisure studies concepts, Blackshaw suggests that the idea abounds with...

    Published February 12th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Gender Circuits

    Bodies and Identities in a Technological Age

    By Eve Shapiro

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    Gender Circuits explores the impact of new technologies on the gendered lives of individuals through substantive sociological analysis and in-depth case studies. Examining the complex intersections between gender ideologies, social scripts, information and biomedical technologies, and embodied...

    Published February 9th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Cosmic Society

    Towards a Sociology of the Universe

    By Peter Dickens, James Ormrod

    An original vision and a pedagogical text on a major issue of our time and, even more, of our childen´s. Göran Therborn is University Professor of Sociology at Uppsala University, Sweden, and Professor and Chair of Sociology at the University of Cambridge, UK. Arguably the most important and...

    Published December 10th 2009 by Routledge