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Articles in the Research & Reference category

Routledge has an illustrious history in research and reference publishing. You can explore this area of the site to learn more about our featured research, reference, monographs, handbooks and major works in Cultural Studies. In addition, you can visit one of following areas for broad representation of our reference publishing program:

Recent Research & Reference Articles

  1. The Routledge Companion to Research in the Arts

    Handbooks in Media and Culture

    Compiled by leading academics our Handbooks feature specially commissioned chapters from internationally recognized experts in their field. Informed, rich and cutting edge, they provide a comprehensive and authoritative overview of key topics, making them the perfect library research resource.

    Discover our extensive range of media and culture studies Handbooks

  2. Alfred Hitchcock Major Work

    New Release: Alfred Hitchcock (4-Volume Major Work)

    New from Routledge in the Critical Evaluations of Leading Film-makers series, this is a four-volume collection of the best and most influential critical evaluations of Alfred Hitchcock. Compiled by Neil Badmington, Alfred Hitchcock is an essential reference work - available now to recommend to your librarian. Read on to find out why this collection is destined to be valued as a vital research resource.

  3. Theatre for Women’s Participation in Sustainable Development

    This interdisciplinary book has the opportunity to be the first to bring together the theory, scholarship and practice of theater for women’s participation in sustainable development in an international context. This work will be of great interest to scholars and practitioners in a wide variety of fields who are looking for creative solutions for utilizing the contributions of women for solving our global goals to live in a sustainable way on this one planet in a just and equitable manner.

  4. Confronting The Digital Elephant in the Room

    Consumer research is only just beginning to emerge on how digital consumption affects basic human and consumer behaviours.

    "In a few short decades digital consumption has colonized more and more of our lives from entertainment to communication to shopping to learning about the world," say Russell Belk and Rosa Llamas, editors of The Routledge Companion to Digital Consumption,  "issues of what digital consumption do to our notions of self, trust, friendship, and consumer activism have been less appreciated until recently, even though they likely have a more profound on our well being."

    Read more about the topics explored in The Routledge Companion to Digital Consumption in this fascinating interview with the editors.

  5. eFocus on Sexuality Studies - eBook Collections for Libraries

    The field of sexuality studies has been a growth area in academia and classes on sexuality studies have been incorporated into various disciplines. This collection both charts the growth of this area and provides material which would be relevant to a wide cross section of courses.

  6. eFocus on Postcolonialism - eBook Collection for Libraries

    Postcolonialism consists of a wide range of responses to colonialism and its ongoing legacies and is one of the most important cultural and theoretical developments of recent decades. This invaluable resource offers a range of perspectives on postcolonialism from across the humanities and social sciences.

  7. eFocus on the Internet, Culture and Society - eBook Collection for Libraries

    The internet has proved a technology with almost unprecedented impact on culture and society. This exciting new collection assesses this impact from the perspective of eighteen different academic disciplines, ranging from economics and linguistics to cultural studies and anthropology.

  8. eFocus on Social & Cultural Theory - eBook Collection for Libraries

    The ‘cultural turn’ in social theory led to the emergence of a body of work that has had a profound influence across the humanities and social sciences.This collection offers unique insight into social and cultural theory in the early 21st Century.

  9. Featured Title: Russia’s Skinheads

    A significant contribution to ethnic studies and cultural studies, Russia’s Skinheads is an examination of an extreme nationalist sub-culture in Russia. Based on six years of fieldwork and extensive empirical material, it gives a holistic account of this extremist sub-culture, offering insights into how these groups are conceived and understood by social scientists.

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