Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • HBO’s Original Voices: Race, Gender, Sexuality and Power book cover

    HBO’s Original Voices

    Race, Gender, Sexuality and Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria McCollum, Giuliana Monteverde

    This book constitutes the first major exploration of HBO's current programming, examined in the context of the transformation of American television and global society. With studies of well-known shows such as Game of Thrones, Girls, Insecure, Looking, Silicon Valley, The Comeback, The Leftovers,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • The Beloved Does Not Bite: Moral Vampires and the Humans Who Love Them book cover

    The Beloved Does Not Bite

    Moral Vampires and the Humans Who Love Them, 1st Edition

    By Debra Dudek

    In this new monograph, author Debra Dudek defines a new era of vampire texts in which vampires have moved from their iconic dark, feared, often seductive figure lingering in alleys, to the beloved and morally sensitive vampire winning the affections of teen protagonists throughout pop culture.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • The Re-Emergence of Virtual Reality book cover

    The Re-Emergence of Virtual Reality

    1st Edition

    By Leighton Evans

    In this short book, Evans interrogates the implications of VR’s re-emergence into the media mainstream, critiquing the notion of a VR revolution by analysing the development and ownership of VR companies while also exploring the possibilities of immersion in VR and the importance of immersion in…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • The Terminal Self: Everyday Life in Hypermodern Times book cover

    The Terminal Self

    Everyday Life in Hypermodern Times, 1st Edition

    By Simon Gottschalk

    Living at the dawn of a digital twenty-first century, people living in Western societies spend an increasing amount of time interacting with a terminal and interacting with others at the terminal. Because the self emerges out of interaction with others (humans and non-humans), this increasingly…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Interactionist Currents

  • Massive Open Online Courses and Higher Education: What Went Right, What Went Wrong and Where to Next? book cover

    Massive Open Online Courses and Higher Education

    What Went Right, What Went Wrong and Where to Next?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Bennett, Mike Kent

    Since the first MOOC was launched at the University of Manitoba in 2008, this new form of the massification of higher education has been a rollercoaster ride for the university sector. The New York Times famously declared 2012 to be the year of the MOOC. However, by 2014, the number of academic…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

  • On Comics and Legal Aesthetics: Multimodality and the Haunted Mask of Knowing book cover

    On Comics and Legal Aesthetics

    Multimodality and the Haunted Mask of Knowing, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Giddens

    What are the implications of comics for law? Tackling this question, On Comics and Legal Aesthetics explores the epistemological dimensions of comics and the way this once-maligned medium can help think about – and reshape – the form of law. Traversing comics, critical, and cultural legal studies,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Consumer Culture, Branding and Identity in the New Russia: From Five-year Plan to 4x4 book cover

    Consumer Culture, Branding and Identity in the New Russia

    From Five-year Plan to 4x4, 1st Edition

    By Graham H.J. Roberts

    As shopping has been transformed from a chore into a major source of hedonistic pleasure, a specifically Russian consumer culture has begun to emerge that is unlike any other. This book examines the many different facets of consumption in today’s Russia, including retailing, advertising and social…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • Hip Hop Versus Rap: The Politics of Droppin' Knowledge book cover

    Hip Hop Versus Rap

    The Politics of Droppin' Knowledge, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Turner

    'What is the real hip hop?' 'To whom does hip hop belong?' 'For what constructive purposes can hip hop be put to use?' These are three key questions posed by hip hop activists in Hip Hop Versus Rap, which explores the politics of cultural authenticity, ownership, and uplift in London’s post-hip hop…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Indian Horror Cinema: (En)gendering the Monstrous book cover

    Indian Horror Cinema

    (En)gendering the Monstrous, 1st Edition

    By Mithuraaj Dhusiya

    This book studies the hitherto overlooked genre of horror cinema in India. It uncovers some unique and diverse themes that these films deal with, including the fear of the unknown, the supernatural, occult practices, communication with spirits of the deceased, ghosts, reincarnation, figures of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge India

  • More Words about Pictures: Current Research on Picturebooks and Visual/Verbal Texts for Young People book cover

    More Words about Pictures

    Current Research on Picturebooks and Visual/Verbal Texts for Young People, 1st Edition

    Edited by Perry Nodelman, Naomi Hamer, Mavis Reimer

    This volume represents the current state of research on picture books and other adjacent hybrid forms of visual/verbal texts such as comics, graphic novels, and book apps, with a particular focus on texts produced for and about young people. When Perry Nodelman’s Words about Pictures: the Narrative…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Muslim Youth in the Diaspora: Challenging Extremism through Popular Culture book cover

    Muslim Youth in the Diaspora

    Challenging Extremism through Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    By Pam Nilan

    In a world where the term Islam is ever-increasingly an inaccurate and insensitive synonym for terrorism, it is unsurprising that many Muslim youth in the West struggle for a viable sense of identity. This book takes up the hotly-debated issue of Muslim youth identity in western countries from the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

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