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  1. Legislating Creativity

    The Intersections of Art and Politics

    By Dustin Kidd

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    How does political policy-making shape the creative activities of artists? Do the political interests of artists influence actual political practices in any way? Legislating Creativity examines the relationship between art and politics through an analysis of controversial art projects tied to the...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  2. European-American Relations and the Middle East

    From Suez to Iraq

    Edited by Victor Mauer, Daniel Möckli

    Series: CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

    This book examines the evolution of European-American relations with the Middle East since 1945. Placing the current transatlantic debates on the Middle East into a broader context, this work analyses how, why, and to what extent European and US roles, interests, threat perceptions, and policy...

    Published July 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  3. US Special Forces and Counterinsurgency in Vietnam

    Military Innovation and Institutional Failure, 1961-63

    By Christopher K. Ives

    Series: Strategy and History

    This volume examines US Army Special Forces efforts to mobilize and train indigenous minorities in Vietnam. Christopher K. Ives shows how before the Second Indochina War, the Republic of Vietnam had begun to falter under the burden of an increasingly successful insurgency. The dominant American...

    Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Represent

    Art and Identity Among the Black Upper-Middle Class

    By Patricia A. Banks

    Series: Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

    Patricia A. Banks traverses the New York and Atlanta art worlds to uncover how black identities are cultivated through black art patronage. Drawing on over 100 in-depth interviews, observations at arts events, and photographs of art displayed in homes, Banks elaborates a racial identity theory of...

    Published July 11th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Voicing Dissent

    American Artists and the War on Iraq

    By Violaine Roussel, Bleuwenn Lechaux

    Series: Routledge Studies in Law, Society and Popular Culture

    Voicing Dissent presents a unique and original series of interviews with American artists (including Guerrilla Girls on Tour, Tony Shalhoub, Shepard Fairey, Sean Astin, and many others) who have voiced their opposition to the war in Iraq. Following Pierre Bourdieu's example, these discussions...

    Published July 11th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Post-Revolutionary Chicana Literature

    Memoir, Folklore and Fiction of the Border, 1900–1950

    By Sam Lopez

    Series: Latino Communities: Emerging Voices - Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues

    This book examines how Chicana literature in three genres—memoir, folklore, and fiction—arose at the turn of the twentieth century in the borderlands of the United States and Mexico. Lopez examines three women writers and highlights their contributions to Chicana writing in its earliest years...

    Published June 28th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Remapping Citizenship and the Nation in African-American Literature

    By Stephen Knadler

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    Through a reading of periodicals, memoirs, speeches, and fiction from the antebellum period to the Harlem Renaissance, this study re-examines various myths about a U.S. progressive history and about an African American counter history in terms of race, democracy, and citizenship. Reframing 19th...

    Published May 30th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The United States and the Malaysian Economy

    By Shakila Yacob

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book explores the relationship between the United States and the Malaysian economy, concentrating on the period 1870 to 1957, with particular focus on trade flows and foreign direct investment. This is the first book to examine, in depth, US economic involvement in colonial Malaya. Exploring...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Language, Gender, and Citizenship in American Literature, 1789–1919

    By Amy Dunham Strand

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    Examining language debates and literary texts from Noah Webster to H.L. Mencken and from Washington Irving to Charlotte Perkins Gilman, this book demonstrates how gender arose in passionate discussions about language to address concerns about national identity and national citizenship elicited by...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Media Representations of Gender and Torture Post-9/11

    By Marita Gronnvoll

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    In this timely book, Gronnvoll offers a feminist rhetorical examination of gender and torture, looking at the media coverage of Abu Ghraib and Guantánamo Bay, as well as recent popular entertainment television serials where torture appears as a plot device (including 24). In exposing news media...

    Published April 20th 2012 by Routledge

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