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  1. Children's Fiction about 9/11

    Ethnic, National and Heroic Identities

    By Jo Lampert

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    In this pioneering and timely book, Lampert examines the ways in which cultural identities are constructed within young adult and children’s literature about the attacks of September 11, 2001. Looking at examples including picture books, young adult novels, and a selection of DC Comics, Lampert...

    Published August 24th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Asian American Fiction, History and Life Writing

    International Encounters

    By Helena Grice

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    The last ten years have witnessed an enormous growth in American interest in Asia and Asian/American history. In particular, a set of key Asian historical moments have recently become the subject of intense American cultural scrutiny, namely China’s Cultural Revolution and its aftermath; the Korean...

    Published August 14th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Governmentality, Biopower, and Everyday Life

    By Majia Holmer Nadesan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Governmentality, Biopower, and Everyday Life synthesizes and extends the disparate strands of scholarship on Foucault's notions of governmentality and biopower and grounds them in familiar social contexts including the private realm, the market, and the state/military. Topics include public health,...

    Published July 28th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Queer Political Performance and Protest

    By Benjamin Shepard

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    From the birth of the Gay Liberation through the rise of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) in 1987, the global justice movement in 1994, the largest day of antiwar protest in world history in February 2003, the Republican National Convention protests in August 2004, and the massive...

    Published July 14th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Modern American Counter Writing

    Beats, Outriders, Ethnics

    By A. Robert Lee

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    The dissident voice in US culture might almost be said to have been born with the territory. Its span runs from Roger Williams to Thoreau, Anne Bradstreet to Gertrude Stein, Ambrose Bierce to the New Journalism, The Beats to the recent Bad Subjects cyber-crowd. In this new study, A. Robert Lee aims...

    Published May 15th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Science, Sexuality, and Race in the United States and Australia, 1780s–1890s

    By Gregory D. Smithers

    Series: Routledge Advances in American History

    This book combines transnational history with the comparative analysis of racial formation and reproductive sexuality in the settler colonial spaces of the United States and British Australia. Specifically, the book places "whiteness," and the changing definition of what it meant to be white in...

    Published April 20th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Atrocity and American Military Justice in Southeast Asia

    Trial by Army

    By Louise Barnett

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book is an examination of American army legal proceedings that resulted from a series of moments when soldiers in a war zone crossed a line between performing their legitimate functions and committing crimes against civilians, or atrocities. Using individual judicial proceedings held within...

    Published April 19th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The International Politics of Democratization

    Comparative perspectives

    Edited by Nuno Severiano Teixeira

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book examines the international dimensions of democratization processes, showing the degree to which international actors, ranging from states to non-governmental players, have an influence on what were once thought of as exclusively domestic processes of political change. The contributors to...

    Published March 29th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Resilience, Reciprocity and Ecological Economics

    Northwest Coast Sustainability

    By Ronald Trosper

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    How did one group of indigenous societies, on the Northwest Coast of North America, manage to live sustainably with their ecosystems for over two thousand years? Can the answer to this question inform the current debate about sustainability in today’s social ecological systems? The answer to the...

    Published March 9th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Black Women, Cultural Images and Social Policy

    By Julia S. Jordan-Zachery

    Series: Routledge Studies in North American Politics

    Black Women, Cultural Images and Social Policy offers a critical analysis of the policy-making process. Jordan-Zachery demonstrates how social meanings surrounding the discourses on crime, welfare and family policies produce and reproduce discursive practices that maintain gender and racial...

    Published November 18th 2010 by Routledge

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