Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • Politics and Pedagogy of Digital Participation: New Directions for Media Educators book cover

    Politics and Pedagogy of Digital Participation

    New Directions for Media Educators, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Burwell

    This volume investigates digital interactions between youth, corporations and pop culture texts and their implications for educators. It provides a comprehensive critique of participatory culture, revealing corporate media’s solicitation of young people’s creative labor and both groups’…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Radical Utopianism and Cultural Studies: On Refusing to be Realistic book cover

    Radical Utopianism and Cultural Studies

    On Refusing to be Realistic, 1st Edition

    By John Storey

    In Radical Utopianism and Cultural Studies, John Storey looks at the concept of utopianism from a cultural studies perspective and argues that radical utopianism can awaken the political promise of cultural studies. Between the Preface and the Postscript, there are seven chapters which explore…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Transgender Celebrity book cover

    Transgender Celebrity

    1st Edition

    By Joanna McIntyre

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Moonlight: Screening Black Queer Youth book cover

    Moonlight

    Screening Black Queer Youth, 1st Edition

    By Maria Flood

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Popular Culture: The Basics book cover

    Popular Culture: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Gary Hoppenstand

    Popular Culture: The Basics is a fast-paced and lively introduction to the theories and methods of popular culture studies. Opening with a definition of ‘popular culture’, the book embarks on a tour of those cultural forms which have kept the masses entertained, including: print popular culture…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Immigrants and Comics: Graphic Spaces of Remembrance, Transaction, and Mimesis book cover

    Immigrants and Comics

    Graphic Spaces of Remembrance, Transaction, and Mimesis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nhora Lucía Serrano

    This interdisciplinary, themed anthology focuses on the depiction of immigrants in cartoons, comics, and graphic novels across diverse cultures and time periods, as they navigate new socio-political milieux. It seeks to interrogate how immigration is portrayed in comics and how the "immigrant" was…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • Digital Media and Informal Cultures in China book cover

    Digital Media and Informal Cultures in China

    1st Edition

    By Elaine Jing Zhao

    From open source cultures, piracy, to amateur media and on-demand labour, informal media activities are vibrant in circuits of cultural production, distribution, consumption and labour utilisation in China. They come in different sizes and shapes, involve multiple actors, often with transnational…

    Hardback – 2019-03-10 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Boy Bands and the Performance of Pop Masculinity book cover

    Boy Bands and the Performance of Pop Masculinity

    1st Edition

    By Georgina Gregory

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge

  • American Graffiti: George Lucas, the New Hollywood and the Baby Boom Generation book cover

    American Graffiti

    George Lucas, the New Hollywood and the Baby Boom Generation, 1st Edition

    By Peter Kramer

    Drawing on a wide range of archival sources, Peter Kramer explains how American Graffiti came into existence, paying close attention to the small-town upbringing and previous films of its director George Lucas. The book also explores the film’s story, style and themes; its marketing, critical…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • The Breakfast Club: Youth Identity and Generational Conflict in the Golden Age of Teen Film book cover

    The Breakfast Club

    Youth Identity and Generational Conflict in the Golden Age of Teen Film, 1st Edition

    By Elissa Nelson

    The Breakfast Club is often classified as a quintessential teen film. The film spoke to the generation coming of age at during the 1980s with a story that got to the heart of the conflict between adults and young adults, that understood both the camaraderie and the pressures of peer…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • American Pie: The Anatomy of the Vulgar Teen Comedy book cover

    American Pie

    The Anatomy of the Vulgar Teen Comedy, 1st Edition

    By Bill Osgerby

    This book examines American Pie (1999), a film that exemplifies that most disparaged of movie genres – vulgar teen comedy. Taking American Pie as its focus, Bill Osgerby explores the nature and appeal of gloriously ‘grossed out’ teen humour. The book considers the relationship between American Pie’…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Gothic Heroines on Screen book cover

    Gothic Heroines on Screen

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tamar Jeffers McDonald, Frances A. Kamm

    Gothic Heroines on Screen seeks to re-engage with the theories and depictions surrounding the Gothic heroine in film and television. Questions of representation, interpretation and feminist enquiry in relation to the Gothic heroine are at the heart of this edited collection which sets out to…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge

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