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  1. The Violence of Incarceration

    Edited by Phil Scraton, Jude McCulloch

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    Conceived in the immediate aftermath of the humiliations and killings of prisoners in Afghanistan and Iraq, of the suicides and hunger strikes at Guantanamo Bay and of the disappearances of detainees through extraordinary rendition, this book explores the connections between these shameful events...

    Published May 17th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Rioting in the UK and France

    Edited by David Waddington, Fabien Jobard, Mike King

    The broad aim of this book is to provide a general basis for comparatively analysing and understanding the French riots of October/November 2005 and the corresponding Bristish disorders which occurred in the spring/summer of 2001. The first of the French riots broke out on 27 October in the north...

    Published April 30th 2009 by Willan

  3. Media and the Chinese Diaspora

    Community, Communications and Commerce

    Edited by Wanning Sun

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    The importance of the Chinese diaspora is widely recognized. Wanning Sun examines the key role of the media in the Chinese diaspora. She focuses especially on the media's role in communication, in fostering a sense of community, in defining different kinds of 'transnational Chineseness' -...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Youth Cultures

    Scenes, Subcultures and Tribes

    Edited by Paul Hodkinson, Wolfgang Deicke

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Youth Cultures offers a comprehensive outline of youth cultural studies in the twenty-first century, with reference to a range of new research case studies. Featuring both well known and emerging scholars from the UK, the US and mainland Europe, the book addresses core theoretical and...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Global Spaces of Chinese Culture

    Diasporic Chinese Communities in the United States and Germany

    By Sylvia Van Ziegert

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    This book is an exploration of how Chinese communites in the United States and Germany create and disseminate a sense of diasporic Chinese identity. It not only compares the local conditions of the Chinese communities in the two locations, but also moves to a global dimension to track the...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Asian Americans and the Shifting Politics of Race

    The Dismantling of Affirmative Action at an Elite Public High School

    By Rowena Robles

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    Asian Americans and the Shifting Politics of Race examines the political and discursive struggles around the dismantling of race-based admissions policies in an elite public high school in San Francisco. The book analyzes the arguments put forth by plaintiffs in and the media's depiction of the...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Caste, Colonialism and Counter-Modernity

    Notes on a Postcolonial Hermeneutics of Caste

    By Debjani Ganguly

    One prevalent socio-cultural structure that is peculiar to South Asia is caste, which is broadly understood in socio-anthropological terms as an institution of ranked, hereditary and occupational groups. This book discusses the enigmatic persistence of caste in the lives of South Asians as they...

    Published April 20th 2009 by Routledge

  8. South Asian Religions on Display

    Religious Processions in South Asia and in the Diaspora

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen

    Series: Routledge South Asian Religion Series

    Religious procession is a significant dimension of religion in South Asia. Processions are central not only in Hinduism, but also Islam, Christianity, Jainism and Sikhism, which have large procession rituals. The last years have seen an increase in processions and ritualizations of space both...

    Published April 20th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Race, Whiteness, and Education

    By Zeus Leonardo

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    In the colorblind era of Post-Civil Rights America, race is often wrongly thought to be irrelevant or, at best, a problem of racist individuals rather than a systemic condition to be confronted. Race, Whiteness, and Education interrupts this dangerous assumption by reaffirming a critical...

    Published March 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  10. Media and Ethnic Identity

    Hopi Views on Media, Identity, and Communication

    By Ritva Levo-Henriksson

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and Politics

    Media and Ethnic Identity carries a Native American perspective to media and its role in ethnic identity construction. This perspective is gained through a case study of the Hopis, who live in northeast Arizona and are known for their devotion to their indigenous culture. The research data is built...

    Published March 12th 2009 by Routledge