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Cultural Studies

The Cambridge Scholars Publishing 'Cultural Studies' list includes influential critical cultural studies titles as part of a diverse collection with wide interdisciplinary appeal. Our cultural studies books present key insights into, among many other topics, cultural heritage studies and women's studies research, with an emphasis on cultural studies theories.

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Behavioural Science for St...

Dr Aligwekwe’s previous books have been exceptionally focused on reviewing African culture/tradition through history; aimed at both recapturing and, thus, perpetuating those laudable elements that could be submerged by some contemporary indiscriminate and harmful forces of change. These publications called for the elimination of th...
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Being "On the Margins"

This book is a collection of the proceedings from the Symposium of the Street, a one-day conference convened at the University of Manchester in June 2014 and funded by the North West Doctoral Training Centre. The event brought together civil society organisations and academics to share experiences of working and facilitating resear...
£47.99

Biography of a Blunder

Engaging with a critical analysis of the base and superstructure thesis, regarding which a surprising number of reputed Marxist thinkers betray a perpetual ambivalence – by frequently deploying it in a variety of contexts, but simultaneously airing various reservations about it – this book proposes a radical departure from the pres...
£52.99

Birth and Death in British...

Why discuss birth and death when they lie outside discourse? And why look at them together when they are so much unlike each other, one the moment of fresh beginnings, joys, and the relative certainties of existence, the other the moment of life’s end, grief, and the relative uncertainties of non-existence? Because it turns out tha...
£39.99

'Black Lives Matter'

This volume focuses on the ongoing protest in the US against racial discrimination and racial profiling, which often result in the loss of black lives at the hands of police agents, a phenomenon that has recently attracted unprecedented media attention. The topics dealt with here, such as the relevance of the ‘Black Lives Matter’ m...
£61.99

Boundaries of the Self

This book addresses the intersections between gender and identity by critically examining female spaces. It has famously been argued that men and women are made in culture. As such, this volume explores how spaces—social, political, cultural, historical, and even cyber—affect the creative, personal, urban and global identities of w...
£44.99

Bridges between Cultures

Centred on the metaphor of bridges and knots, this volume investigates the dialogic and dialectical relationships between socially dissimilar and topographically distant cultures. The contributions here explore various methodological frameworks for discourses and theories that purport to conceptualize cultural spaces, which—as oppo...
£58.99

Building Cultural Bridges ...

Building Cultural Bridges in Education is a collection of 15 papers written by scholars from around the world, who came together in their shared interest to promote an understanding of, and appreciation for, the rich and varied contemporary theoretical assumptions and current trends in language, education, linguistics, literature a...
£39.99

Building Socialism, Constr...

This volume focuses on the issue of identity within the context of the radical shift that took place in Romania during the late 1940s and early 1950s, as a result of the process of Sovietisation, or “cultural colonisation” (a concept analysed in particular detail in this book). It adopts a novel approach to this theme, by studying ...
£47.99

Burning Issues in Afro-Asi...

This refereed volume is a collection of selected scholarly articles resulting from research conducted for the first international Australian Workshop on Afro-Asiatic Linguistics (AWAAL), held on 11–13 September 2009 at the State Library of Queensland, Cultural Centre, Stanley Place, South Bank, Brisbane; as well as at the Great Cou...
£49.99

Bushmen in the Tourist Ima...

This book is a semantic and semiotic analysis of tourism texts that represent specific groups of San (or Bushmen) in modern Botswana, and is framed by postcolonial theory, post-tourism and resistance theories. Critically, the book demonstrates the power that both written and visual language can have upon consumers of texts. It prov...
£52.99

Captured by the City

Captured by the City: New Perspectives in Urban Culture Studies is a collection of eighteen essays on urban places, people, and phenomena. In it, cities in North America, Europe, and Asia offer themselves as dynamic encounters to those who study them and to those who live in them on a daily basis. Different disciplines – sociology,...
£44.99
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