New book publications and journal special issues (March - June 2017)

Posted by jcm22 at Jun 02, 2017 09:30 AM |
A collection of recent publications by Academics from the College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities.

Publications listed in the June Research Bulletin

School of Archaeology and Ancient History

Merrills, Andrew H. Roman Geographies of the Nile: From the Late Republic to the Early Empire (Cambridge University Press).
ISBN: 9781107177284

School of Arts

Aissaoui, Rabah (Editor - University of Leicester), Eldridge, Claire (Editor - University of Leeds). Algeria Revisited: History, Culture and Identity. Bloomsbury Academic (March 2017). On 5 July 1962, Algeria became an independent nation, bringing to an end 132 years of French colonial rule. Given the apparent centrality of violence in this history, this volume asks how we might re-imagine conflict so as to better understand its forms and functions in both the colonial and postcolonial eras.
ISBN: 9781474221054.

Barefoot, Guy. The Lost Jungle: Cliffhanger Action and Hollywood Serials of the 1930s and 1940s (272 pages). The weekly episodes of Hollywood serials remained extraordinary popular throughout the first half of the twentieth century, appealing to adults as well as children. This study examines the films, their audiences and their place within the American film industry and the history of seriality.
ISBN: 9780859898874.

North, Julian and James, Felicity (Editors). Writing Lives Together: Romantic and Victorian Auto/biography. A special issue of the journal Life Writing, vol. 14:2, published online 3 April 2017. The issue includes an editorial by James and North, who have also each contributed an article. The collection offers distinctive new readings of British life writing (including biography, auto/biographical memoirs, letters and diaries) with a focus on collaboration in theory and practice. Essays by academics and biographers reflect on the many ways in which lives might be written together: across gender boundaries, across time, across genre.
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Spunta, Marina and Benci, Jacopo (Editors). Luigi Ghirri and the Photography of Place. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2017). The photographer Luigi Ghirri was one of the most significant Italian artists of the late twentieth century. This volume – the first scholarly book-length publication to appear in English – introduces his work to a broader audience and positions Ghirri as a key voice within global artistic debates.
ISBN: 9781787074712.

School of Business

Boldyrev, Ivan and Svetlova, Ekaterina (2016). Enacting Dismal Science: New Perspectives on the Performativity of Economics, (London: Palgrave Macmillan), Perspectives from Social Economics series.
ISBN 978-1-137-48876-3

Arjaliès, Diane-Laure, Grant, Philip, Hardie, Iain, MacKenzie, Donald and Svetlova, Ekaterina (2017). Chains of Finance: How Investment Management is Shaped (Oxford: Oxford University Press). The first book to explicitly explore the connections between different actors in the investment industry.
ISBN: 9780198802945.

Department of Criminology

Fitzgibbon W. and Stengel, C. (2017). Women's voices made visible: Photovoice in visual criminology. (London:SAGE) 'Punishment and Society' Vol 6 379-393. The voices of women subject to the criminal justice system are often ignored and unheard. This article considers the effectiveness of photovoice, a form of participatory photography research, as a visual method of enabling and communicating marginalised women’s experiences in criminological research. 
DOI: 10.1177/1462474517700137

FItzgibbon W. (2017). Riots and Protest in Europe. In S. Isaacs (Ed.), European Social Problems. (Abingdon: Routledge). European Social Problems is the first book to examine social issues in Europe from the perspective of the social sciences. It considers many of these social problems following the UK’s ‘leave’ vote.
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Fitzgibbon W., Graebsch, C. and McNeill, F. (2017). 'Pervasive Punishment: The Shadow of Penal Supervision' in M. Brown and E. Carrabine (Eds.), The Routledge International Handbook of Visual Criminology. (Abingdon: Routledge). Dynamically written and richly illustrated, the Routledge International Handbook of Visual Criminology offers the first foundational primer on visual criminology. Spanning a variety of media and visual modes, this volume assembles established researchers whose work is essential to understanding the role of the visual in criminology.
ISBN-10: 113888863X

Hardy, S. (2017). Everyday Multiculturalism and ‘Hidden’ Hate (London: Palgrave Macmillan). This book examines the lived reality of 'everyday multiculturalism', and the ways that young people make sense of the diverse world around them. It shines a light on the 'hidden' phenomenon of youth hate crime perpetration. 
ISBN 978-1-137-53236-7

School of History, Politics and International Relations

Fisher, Pamela J. and Lee, J.M. (2017). The Victoria History of Leicestershire: Castle Donington (London: Institute of Historical Research). Based in the Centre for English Local History, Leicestershire Victoria County History (VCH) Trust has recently published the first book in the Leicestershire Victoria County History series since 1964 and covers the history of that parish from earliest times to 2016. 
ISBN: 978-1-909646-28-9

Taylor, Steve (2017) ‘Child Insanity in England, 1845-1907’ (London: Palgrave Macmillan).
ISBN 978-1-137-60027-1

Leicester Law School

Ziegler, Katja. (2016) ‘Beyond Pluralism and Autonomy: Systemic Harmonization as a Paradigm for the Interaction of EU Law and International Law’. Yearbook of European Law, Vol. 35, No. 1 (2016), pp. 667–711 (contribution to special issue of the journal on the interaction between European law and international law).
DOI: 10.1093/yel/yew024

School of Media, Communications and Sociology

Pilcher, J. and Whelehan, I. (2017) Key Concepts in Gender Studies, 2nd edition, (London: SAGE).
ISBN: 9781446260296

Pilcher, J. (2016) Names, Bodies and Identities, Sociology 50 (4): 764-779.

Pilcher, J. (2014) 'The Politics of Children’s Clothing' in Wagg, S. and Pilcher, J. (eds.) ‘Thatcher’s Grandchildren? Politics and Childhood in the Twenty-First Century’, (London: Palgrave).
ISBN 978-1-137-28155-5

School of Museum Studies

Dudley, Sandra H. Liminality and the object's point of view: Burmese court artefacts in Oxford, London and Yangon. In P. Basu (ed.), 'The Inbetweenness of Things'. (London: Bloomsbury, pp. 39-58).
ISBN: 9781474264808

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