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  1. Street Art, Public City

    Law, Crime and the Urban Imagination

    By Alison Young

    What is street art? Who is the street artist? Why is street art a crime? Since the late 1990s, a distinctive cultural practice has emerged in many cities: street art, involving the placement of uncommissioned artworks in public places. Sometimes regarded as a variant of graffiti, sometimes called...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Creativity in Peripheral Places

    Redefining the Creative Industries

    Edited by Chris Gibson

    Creativity is said to be the fuel of the contemporary economy. Dynamic industries such as film, music, television and design have changed the fortunes of entire cities, from Nashville to Los Angeles, Barcelona to Brisbane and beyond. Yet creativity remains mercurial – it is at the heart of...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Surrealism and the Exotic

    By Louise Tythacott

    Surrealism and the Exotic is the story of the obsessive relationship between surrealist and non-western culture. Describing the travels across Africa, Oceania, Mexico and the Caribbean made by wealthy aesthetes, it combines an insight into the mentality of early twentieth century collectors with...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Public Art, Memorials and Atlantic Slavery

    Edited by Celeste-Marie Bernier, Judie Newman

    In this collection distinguished American and European scholars, curators and artists discuss major issues concerning the representation and commemoration of slavery, as brought into sharp focus by the 2007 bicentennial of the abolition of the slave trade. Writers consider nineteenth and twentieth...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Landscapes of Holocaust Postmemory

    By Brett Ashley Kaplan

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    How do the spaces of the past stay with us through representations—whether literary or photographic? How has the Holocaust registered in our increasingly globally connected consciousness? What does it mean that this European event is often used as an interpretive or representational touchstone for...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Art in the Roman Empire

    By Michael Grant

    Michael Grant has specially selected some of the most significant examples of painting, portraits, architecture, mosaic, jewellery and silverware, to give a unique insight into the functions and manifestations of art in the Roman Empire. Art in the Roman Empire shows how many of the most impressive...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Dynamics and Performativity of Imagination

    The Image between the Visible and the Invisible

    Edited by Bernd Huppauf, Christoph Wulf

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    In this interdisciplinary anthology, essays study the relationship between the imagination and images both material and mental. Through case studies on a diverse array of topics including photography, film, sports, theater, and anthropology, contributors focus on the role of the...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Understanding Disability Studies and Performance Studies

    Edited by Bruce Henderson, Noam Ostrander

    This collection brings together scholarship and creative writing that brings together two of the most innovative fields to emerge from critical and cultural studies in the past few decades: Disability studies and performance studies. It draws on writings about such media as live performance...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Professional Issues in Child and Youth Care Practice

    By Kiaras Gharabaghi

    This book provides an overview of the core professional issues in the field of child and youth care practice. The author explores themes ranging from relationships and the exploration of Self to career building and field-specific approaches to management. The book is written from a pragmatic...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Visualizing Africa in Nineteenth-Century British Travel Accounts

    By Leila Koivunen

    Series: Routledge Research in Travel Writing

    This study examines and explains how British explorers visualized the African interior in the latter part of the nineteenth century, providing the first sustained analysis of the process by which this visual material was transformed into the illustrations in popular travel books. At that time,...

    Published September 18th 2011 by Routledge

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