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Telling Flesh: The Substance of the Corporeal

by Vicki Kirby

First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Art History: The Basics

by Grant Pooke & Diana Newall

Art History: The Basics is a concise and accessible introduction for the general reader and the undergraduate approaching the history of art for the first time at college or university.

It will give you answers...


The Woman's Film of the 1940s: Gender, Narrative, and History

by Alison L. McKee

This book explores the relationship among gender, desire, and narrative in 1940s woman's films which negotiate the terrain between public history and private experience. The woman's film and other form of cinematic...


Consuming Race

by Ben Pitcher

From the rise of Nordic noir to a taste for street food, from practices of natural gardening to the aesthetics of children's TV, contemporary culture is saturated with racial meanings. By consuming race we make...


Paris Is Burning: A Queer Film Classic

by Lucas Hilderbrand

A Queer Film Classic on the stunning 1991 documentary about New York's drag subculture in the 1980s.


The Persuadable Voter: Wedge Issues in Presidential Campaigns

by D. Sunshine Hillygus & Todd G. Shields

The use of wedge issues such as abortion, gay marriage, and immigration has become standard political strategy in contemporary presidential campaigns. Why do candidates use such divisive appeals? Who in the...


Representations of HIV/AIDS in Contemporary Hispano-American and Caribbean Culture: Cuerpos suiSIDAs

by Gustavo Subero

Exploring the mechanisms and strategies used in different cultures across Hispano-America and the Caribbean to narrativise, represent and understand HIV/AIDS as a social and human phenomenon, this book examines...


Communication Law in America

by Paul Siegel

Communication Law in America is a comprehensive, easy-to-follow overview of the complicated ways in which U.S. law determines who may say what to (and about) whom. It covers the usual content– libel, invasion...


Mom in the Movies: The Iconic Screen Mothers You Love (and a Few You Love to Hate)

by Turner Classic Movies, Inc. , Inc. Turner Classic Movies & Richard Corliss

Turner Classic Movies and film historian Richard Corliss present Mom in the Movies: The Iconic Screen Mothers You Love (and a Few You Love to Hate), the definitive, fully illustrated book that shares the many...


Cognitive Media Theory

by Ted Nannicelli & Paul Taberham

Across the academy, scholars are debating the question of what bearing scientific inquiry has upon the humanities. The latest addition to the AFI Film Readers series, Cognitive Media Theory takes up this question...


Science Fiction TV

by J. P. Telotte

The first in the Routledge Television Guidebooks series, Science Fiction TV offers an introduction to the versatile and evolving genre of science fiction television, combining historical overview with textual...


History of Art: A Student's Handbook

by Marcia Pointon

This fully revised edition of the History of Art: A Student's Handbook introduces students to the kinds of practices, challenges, questions and writings they will encounter in studying the history of art.

Marcia...


W.E.B. Du Bois on Race and Culture

by Bernard W. Bell, Emily R. Grosholz & James B. Stewart

Interpreting Du Bois' thoughts on race and culture in a broadly philosophical sense, this volume assembles original essays by some of today's leading scholars in a critical dialogue on different important theoretical...


Popular Media, Social Emotion and Public Discourse in Contemporary China

by Shuyu Kong

Since the early 1990s the media and cultural fields in China have become increasingly commercialized, resulting in a massive boom in the cultural and entertainment industries. This evolution has also brought...


Reality Television: Oddities of Culture

by Alison F. Slade, Amber J., Narro & Burton P. Buchanan

With its dedication to odd and unique reality television, the media has created intrigue and provided entertainment that reflects a diverse American culture. This book examines such reality television shows,...


Children's Games in the New Media Age: Childlore, Media and the Playground

by Andrew Burn & Chris Richards

The result of a unique research project exploring the relationship between children's vernacular play cultures and their media-based play, this collection challenges two popular misconceptions about children's...


Inside Magazine Publishing

by David Stam & Andrew Scott

Inside Magazine Publishing is an engaging and practically-focused textbook exploring all aspects of the contemporary magazine industry. Editors David Stam and Andrew Scott present a detailed analysis of the...


Lifestyle Journalism

by Folker Hanusch

Lifestyle journalism has experienced enormous growth in the media over the past two decades, but scholars in the fields of journalism and communication studies have so far paid relatively little attention to...


The Machine in Me: An Anthropologist Sits Among Computer Engineers

by Gary Lee Downey

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


The Writing Program Administrator's Resource: A Guide To Reflective Institutional Practice

by Stuart C. Brown & Theresa Jarnagi Enos

The role of the writing program administrator is one of diverse activities and challenges, and preparation for the position has traditionally come through performing the job itself. As a result, uninitiated...