Routledge is the leading publisher in communication and cultural studies, publishing the major journal in the field, Cultural Studies, as well as an outstanding list of textbooks and research monographs.
Culture and Communication in Asia arises from the need to see how cultural studies works in the Asian context. Researchers bring a wide range of perspectives to bear on questions of:
* cultural imperialism
* traditionalism and modernisation
* production and consumption
By Bob Hodge, Kam Louie
October 15, 1998
An innovative text which adopts the tools of cultural studies to provide a fresh approach to the study of Chinese language, culture and society. The book tackles areas such as grammar, language, gender, popular culture, film and the Chinese diaspora and employs the concepts of social semiotics to ...
By Kuan-Hsing Chen
August 07, 1998
Trajectories brings together cultural theorists not only from countries with a known historical critical tradition such as America, Canada and Australia but from the East-Asia locations of Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Philippines, India and Thailand. It constitutes a critical confrontation ...
By Sanjay Srivastava
November 10, 1998
An interdisciplinary and engaging book which looks at the nature of Indian society since Independence and unpacks what post-colonialism means to Indian citizens. Using the case study of the Doon School, a famous boarding school for boys, and one of the leading educational institutions in India, the...
By Eric Kit-wai Ma
March 16, 1999
Ma looks at the ways in which the identity of Hong Kong citizens has changed in the 1990s especially since the handover to China in 1997. This is the first analysis which focuses on the role, in this process, of popular media in general and television in particular. The author specifically analyses...