Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • Biopics of Women book cover

    Biopics of Women

    1st Edition

    By Karen Hollinger

    This book is an accessible overview of biographical fiction films of women. Structured around four of the most popular subjects of female biopics: queens and political figures; entertainers, writers; and subjects of current affairs. While the biopic is commonly accepted as a deeply conservative…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
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    "International Perspectives on Science, Culture and Society"

  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Latham

    The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society is an interdisciplinary resource that offers a comprehensive overview of contemporary Chinese social and cultural issues in the twenty-first century. Bringing together experts in their respective fields, this cutting-edge survey of the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-19 
    Routledge

  • Discourses in Action book cover

    Discourses in Action

    1st Edition

    Edited by Klaus Krippendorff, Nour Halabi

    This interdisciplinary collection brings together leading and emerging scholars of discourse, conceptualizing how discursive practices shape social, political, and even material realities today. Discourses in Action presents a wide range of essays that explore fundamental concerns for the social…

    Hardback – 2020-03-12 
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    Shaping Inquiry in Culture, Communication and Media Studies

  • Representations of Working-Class Masculinities in Post-War British Culture: The Left Behind book cover

    Representations of Working-Class Masculinities in Post-War British Culture

    The Left Behind, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Crowley

    This book presents an analysis of representations of white, heterosexual, working-class masculinities in British culture between 1945 and 1989 to trace the development of the sociocultural and material conditions that shaped the masculinities that are helping to shape contemporary culture. This…

    Hardback – 2020-03-03 
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    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • The Routledge Handbook to the Culture and Media of the Americas book cover

    The Routledge Handbook to the Culture and Media of the Americas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wilfried Raussert, Giselle Liza Anatol, Sebastian Thies, Sarah Corona Berkin, José-Carlos Lozano

    Exploring the culture and media of the Americas, this handbook places particular emphasis on collective and intertwined experiences and focuses on the transnational or hemispheric dimensions of cultural flows and geocultural imaginaries that shape the literature, arts, media and other cultural…

    Hardback – 2020-02-21 
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  • Me Too Political Science book cover

    Me Too Political Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nadia Brown

    Me Too Political Science explores the multiple manifestations and implications of gendered biases in Political Science by "connecting the dots" between the sexual harassment described in the recent report on 2017 American Political Science Association’s Survey on Sexual Harassment at Annual…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Music Tourism: A Theory of Musical Topophilia book cover

    Contemporary Music Tourism

    A Theory of Musical Topophilia, 1st Edition

    By Leonike Bolderman

    This book explores the growing phenomenon of music tourism – the phenomenon of people visiting places because of a connection with music. Asking how an abstract art form such as music can lead to tourism and how the popularity of music tourism in contemporary culture might be explained, it presents…

    Hardback – 2020-01-27 
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  • Law and Justice in Japanese Popular Culture: From Crime Fighting Robots to Duelling Pocket Monsters book cover

    Law and Justice in Japanese Popular Culture

    From Crime Fighting Robots to Duelling Pocket Monsters, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ashley Pearson, Thomas Giddens, Kieran Tranter

    In a world of globalised media, Japanese popular culture has become a signifi cant fountainhead for images, narrative, artefacts, and identity. From Pikachu, to instantly identifi able manga memes, to the darkness of adult anime, and the hyper- consumerism of product tie- ins, Japan has bequeathed…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14 
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  • The Routledge Companion to Gender and Japanese Culture book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Gender and Japanese Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Coates, Lucy Fraser, Mark Pendleton

    This Companion is a comprehensive examination of the varied ways in which gender issues manifest throughout culture in Japan, using a range of international perspectives to examine private and public constructions of identity, as well as gender and sexuality inflected cultural production. The…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
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    Routledge Companions to Gender

  • AfroSurrealism: The African Diaspora's Surrealist Fiction book cover

    AfroSurrealism

    The African Diaspora's Surrealist Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Rochelle Spencer

    Examining the surrealist novels of several contemporary writers including Edwidge Danticat, Tananarive Due, Nalo Hopkinson, Junot Díaz, Helen Oyeyemi, and Colson Whitehead, AfroSurrealism, the first book-length exploration of AfroSurreal fiction, argues that we have entered a new and exciting era…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
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    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Music as Atmosphere: Collective Feelings and Affective Sounds book cover

    Music as Atmosphere

    Collective Feelings and Affective Sounds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Friedlind Riedel, Juha Torvinen

    Music as Atmosphere – Collective Feelings and Affective Sounds is the first collection of essays on music, sound, and atmosphere. The volume assembles an impressively cross-disciplinary panoply of scholars from music studies, sound studies, philosophy, and media studies, all of whom investigate…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
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    Ambiances, Atmospheres and Sensory Experiences of Spaces

  • Feminist War Games?: Mechanisms of War, Feminist Values, and Interventional Games book cover

    Feminist War Games?

    Mechanisms of War, Feminist Values, and Interventional Games, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jon Saklofske, Alyssa Arbuckle, Jon Bath

    Feminist War Games? explores the critical intersections and collisions between feminist values and perceptions of war, by asking whether feminist values can be asserted as interventional approaches to the design, play and analysis of games that focus on armed conflict and economies of violence.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
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    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

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