New books and journals from around the College

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A collection of recent publications by Academics from the College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities.

Publications listed in the Winter 2017 Research Bulletin


School of Archaeology and Ancient History

Harris, Oliver and Cipolla, Craig. (Royal Ontario Museum – formally University of Leicester). 'Archaeological Theory in the New Millennium'. (Routledge). This book explores the current state of archaeological theory, challenging more traditional narratives of disciplinary thought. It charts the emergence of the new emphasis on relations as well as exploring the implications of the latest strands of thinking. It acts both as an accessible introduction to the most current schools of thought, and an analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches. 
ISBN: 9781138888715

Mac Sweeney, Naoíse. Troy: Myth, City, Icon. (Bloomsbury)This book explores the significance of Troy from a mythic, an archaeological, and a cultural perspective. From the palaces of Homeric epic to the ancestral seat of Roman emperors, and from condom branding to reggae records, through the centuries Troy has been a word to conjure with. 
ISBN: 9781472529374

Cooper, Lynden P. and Ripper, Susan. 'Fishing and Managing the Trent in the Medieval Period (7th–14th Century): Excavations at Hemington Quarry (1998–2000), Castle Donington, UK'. Archaeological monitoring of gravel extraction in the Middle Trent floodplain revealed palaeochannels with waterlogged conditions that preserved rare evidence of Medieval riverine structures relating to fishing and river management. The results have contributed to the designation of the Hemington reach on List A of Historic England’s Exceptional Waterlogged Heritage Inventory.
ISBN: 9781407316178

West, Ian. (2016) ‘Technology in the Country House’. Winner of the AIA 2017 Peter Neaverson Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Industrial Archaeology. (Historic England Publishing)
ISBN: 9781848022805

School of Arts

Barefoot, Guy. (2017). 'Trash Cinema: The Lure of the Low'. This volume explores the paradoxical appeal of the lower reaches of the cinema. It looks at films from the B-movies of the 1930s to the mockbusters of today, and from the New York Underground to Turkey’s Yeşilçam studios, examining the reasons for studying, denigrating or celebrating the detritus of film history. (Wallflower Press/ Columbia University Press).
ISBN: 9780231180375

Cooke, Barbara. (2017) ‘A Little Learning’. Part of the new Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh (43 vols, 23 editors). The first scholarly edition of Waugh's work, will contain all his (unexpurgated) diaries, letters (85% of which have never previously been published), visual art, novels, short stories, travelogues, biographies, essays, articles and reviews. Supported by a £822,000 AHRC grant, it is the largest edition of any C20th author. (Oxford University Press).

Krauthaker, Marion. (2016) ‘S'écrire pour mieux mourir. Les Souvenirs de l’hermaphrodite Herculine Barbines’. in Sexes, genres, sexualités. Que disent les manuscrits? ed. Danielle Constantin, Catherine Viollet (Presses universitaires de Rouen et du Havre), December 2016: Les écrits autobiographiques abordent des aspects intimes de la vie, notamment les relations complexes entre le biologique et le social. Ce chapitre explore les mémoires d’une personne intersexe du 19ème et comment ce texte porte la trace de conflits, d’ambiguïtés et de censures et affiche la réalité d’une identité violée.

North, Julian and James, Felicity (Editors) 'Writing Lives Together: Romantic and Victorian Auto/biography'. (London: Routledge, 2017). The collection includes an essay by Felicity on ‘Life Writing, Religion and Community’, and one by Julian on intertextuality in Lives of the poets by Thomas De Quincey and Edward Trelawny.

Stannard, Martin. (2017) 'Vile Bodies'. Also part of the new Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh (see entry for Cooke, Barbara). (Oxford University Press).
ISBN: 9780199683451

School of Business

Arjaliès, Diane-Laure, Grant, Philip, Hardie, Iain, MacKenzie, Donald and Svetlova, Ekaterina. (2017), Chains of Finance: How Investment Management is Shaped. (Oxford University Press). Investor’s money today flows through a 'chain', a sequence of intermediaries. The book explores what goes on in that chain and demonstrates how connections between different actors influence their decisions and practices. It provides a thorough analysis of the asset management industry from a social science perspective based on in-depth field research.

Department of Criminology

Hardy, Stevie-Jade and Chakraborti, Neil. (2017) 'Hate Crime: Identifying and Dismantling Barriers to Justice', Leicester: Centre for Hate Studies.
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Sanders, Teela, Scoular, Jane, Campbell, Rosie, Pitcher, Jane and Cunningham, Stewart. (2017) 'Internet Sex Work', London: Palgrave Macmillan.
ISBN 978-3-319-65630-4

School of History, Politics and International Relations

Johnstone, Andrew. (edited with Andrew Priest). 'US Presidential Elections and Foreign Policy: Candidates, Campaigns, and Global Politics from FDR to Bill Clinton'. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky. US Presidential Elections and Foreign Policy examines how the relationship between foreign policy and electoral politics evolved through the latter half of the twentieth century. Covering all presidential elections from 1940 to 1992, the contributors demonstrate that while international concerns were more important in some campaigns than others, foreign policy always matters and is often decisive.
ISBN: 978-0-8131-6906-4

Leicester Law School

Cortes, Pablo. (2017) ‘The Law of Consumer Redress in an Evolving Digital Market' (Cambridge University Press).
DOI: 10.1017/9781139940900

Riley, Stephen. (2017) 'Human Dignity and Law: Legal and Philosophical Investigations' (Routledge)
ISBN: 978-1-13-828758-7

School of Media, Communications and Sociology

Morgner, Christian; Luhmann, Niklas; Davies, Howard; Raffan, John, Rooney, Kathryn; King, Michael. (2017) 'Trust and Power' (Wiley).
ISBN: 978-1-5095-1945-3

Rovisco, Maria and Veneti, Anastasia. (Bournemouth University) (2017). ‘Picturing Protest – Visuality, Visibility and the Public Sphere’. Visual Communication, vol. 13, issue 3. This special issue is concerned with how and why certain visual images picturing protest events and social movements are rendered visible or invisible in the public sphere. ‘Picturing Protest’ responds to the growing interest in a new protest culture and activisms, ranging from Arab revolts to the Occupy Movement, and anti-austerity protests in Europe.
DOI: 10.1177/1470357217704633

Tufte, Thomas. (2017) 'Communication and Social Change. A Citizen Perspective'. In this book, Tufte calls for a fundamental rethinking of what it takes to enable citizens’ voices, participation and power in processes of social change. Drawing on examples from social movements to international development cooperation, he presents cutting-edge debates about the role of media and communication in enhancing social change. Cambridge: Polity Press.
ISBN: 978-0-7456-7037-9

Tufte, Thomas and Obregon, Rafael. (2017) ‘Communication and Collective Action’ Special Section of Journal of Communication: Volume 67, issue 5, pages 635–826, E1–E11. The October 2017 issue of the Journal of Communication features a Section on Communication and Collective Action edited by Rafael Obregon and Thomas Tufte with articles on Spain's Indignados, environmental activism in China, documentaries for social change, LGBT activism in the US, and public hearing in India.
DOI: 10.1111/jcom.2017.67

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