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  1. Aesthetic Practices and Politics in Media, Music, and Art

    Performing Migration

    Edited by Rocío G. Davis, Dorothea Fischer-Hornung, Johanna C. Kardux

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This volume analyzes innovative forms of media and music (art installations, television commercials, photography, films, songs, telenovelas) to examine the performance of migration in contemporary culture. Though migration studies and media studies are ostensibly different fields, this...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Psychology of Music

    From Sound to Significance

    By Siu-Lan Tan, Peter Pfordresher, Rom Harré

    Why are some disturbances of air molecules heard as 'noise' while others are perceived as music? What happens at the level of the sound wave, the ear, and the brain when we perform or listen to music? How do musical abilities emerge and develop, and become refined as one acquires musical expertise?...

    Published January 14th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. Language in Public Spaces in Japan

    Edited by Nanette Gottlieb

    This book throws light on ideologies, practices and sociocultural developments currently shaping language use in Japan by departing from the more common investigation of language in private contexts and examining aspects of the language found in a range of significant public spaces, from the...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Global Ibsen

    Performing Multiple Modernities

    Edited by Erika Fischer-Lichte, Barbara Gronau, Christel Weiler

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    Ibsen’s plays rank among those most frequently performed world-wide, rivaled only by Brecht, Chekhov, Shakespeare, and the Greek tragedies. By the time Ibsen died in 1906, his plays had already conquered the theaters of the Western world. Inviting rapturous praise as well as fierce controversy,...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Feminist Visions and Queer Futures in Postcolonial Drama

    Community, Kinship, and Citizenship

    By Kanika Batra

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    In this timely study, Batra examines contemporary drama from India, Jamaica, and Nigeria in conjunction with feminist and incipient queer movements in these countries. Postcolonial drama, Batra contends, furthers the struggle for gender justice in both these movements by...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Inside the Royal Shakespeare Company

    Creativity and the Institution

    By Colin Chambers

    This is the inside story of the Royal Shakespeare Company - a running historical critique of a major national institution and its location within British culture, as related by a writer who is uniquely placed to tell the tale. It describes what happened to a radical theatrical vision and explores...

    Published October 28th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The World of Physical Culture in Sport and Exercise

    Visual Methods for Qualitative Research

    Edited by Cassandra Phoenix, Brett Smith

    Within qualitative research in the social sciences, the last decade has witnessed a growing interest in the use of visual methods. Visual Methods in Physical Culture is the first book in the field of sport and exercise sciences dedicated to harnessing the potential of using visual methods within...

    Published October 27th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Gigs

    Jazz and the Cabaret Laws in New York City, 2nd Edition

    By Paul Chevigny

    Series: Routledge Studies in Law, Society and Popular Culture

    Gigs provides a fascinating account of a unique victory for musicians against repressive entertainment licensing laws. It provides a much-needed study of the social, political, cultural and legal conditions surrounding a change in law and public attitudes toward vernacular music in New York City....

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  9. China on Video

    Smaller-Screen Realities

    By Paola Voci

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    China On Video is the first in-depth study that examines smaller-screen realities and the important role they play not only in the fast-changing Chinese mediascape, but also more broadly in the practice of experimental and non-mainstream cinema. At the crossroads of several disciplines—film, media,...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Newly Composed Folk Music of Yugoslavia

    By Ljerka V. Rasmussen

    Series: Current Research in Ethnomusicology: Outstanding Dissertations

    This book challenges the monolithic portrayals of folk music and social change under communism by making a case for "people's music" and shows how new folk music embodies an inherently pluralistic concept of Yugoslavia's culture....

    Published September 27th 2012 by Routledge