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  1. Alternative Business

    Outlaws, Crime and Culture

    By Martin Parker

    From Robin Hood to Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean, outlaws have been a central part of 800 years of culture. These are characters who criticise the power of those in the castle or the skyscraper, and earn their keep by breaking the law. Outlaws break categories too. They are fact...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Rights of Passage

    Sidewalks and the Regulation of Public Flow

    By Nicholas Blomley

    Series: Social Justice

    Rights of Passage: Sidewalks and the Regulation of Public Flow documents a powerful and under-researched form of urban governance that focuses on pedestrian flow. This logic, which Nicholas Blomley terms 'pedestrianism', values public space not in terms of its aesthetic merits, or its success in...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Queer Theory: Law, Culture, Empire

    Edited by Robert Leckey, Kim Brooks

    Queer Theory: Law, Culture, Empire uses queer theory to examine the complex interactions of law, culture, and empire. Building on recent work on empire, and taking contextual, socio-legal, comparative, and interdisciplinary approaches, it studies how activists and scholars engaged in queer theory...

    Published August 18th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Governmentality, Biopower, and Everyday Life

    By Majia Holmer Nadesan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Governmentality, Biopower, and Everyday Life synthesizes and extends the disparate strands of scholarship on Foucault's notions of governmentality and biopower and grounds them in familiar social contexts including the private realm, the market, and the state/military. Topics include public health,...

    Published July 29th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Fashion

    Edited by Malcolm Barnard

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    Over the last forty years or so academic interest in fashion has burgeoned, and, since the 1970s at least, attempts to define, analyse, and critically explain fashion phenomena have become vital areas of research and study in almost all disciplines within the humanities and social sciences. As...

    Published July 21st 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge International Handbook of Globalization Studies

    Edited by Bryan S. Turner

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge International Handbook of Globalization Studies offers students clear and informed chapters on the history of globalization and key theories that have considered the causes and consequences of the globalization process. There are substantive sections looking at demographic, economic,...

    Published July 21st 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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