Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • Popular Culture as Everyday Life book cover

    Popular Culture as Everyday Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dennis D. Waskul, Phillip Vannini

    In Popular Culture and Everyday Life Phillip Vannini and Dennis Waskul have brought together a variety of short essays that illustrate the many ways that popular culture intersects with mundane experiences of everyday life. Most essays are written in a reflexive ethnographic style, primarily…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge

  • Diversity and Design: Understanding Hidden Consequences book cover

    Diversity and Design

    Understanding Hidden Consequences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beth Tauke, Korydon Smith, Charles Davis

    Diversity and Design explores how design - whether of products, buildings, landscapes, cities, media, or systems - affects diverse members of society. Fifteen case studies in television, marketing, product design, architecture, film, video games, and more, illustrate the profound, though often…

    Paperback – 2015-10-16
    Routledge

  • Culture book cover

    Culture

    1st Edition

    By Ben Highmore

    What are the qualities and properties that make something cultural? What does claiming something as cultural allow us to do? Culture offers students a workable understanding of the category ‘culture’ and explores how the realm of the ‘cultural’ can be practically explored as a way of understanding…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Media & Cultural Studies

  • Film, Form, and Culture: Fourth Edition book cover

    Film, Form, and Culture

    Fourth Edition, 1st Edition

    By Robert Kolker

    Film, Form, and Culture (4th edition) offers a lively introduction to both the formal and cultural aspects of film. With extensive analysis of films past and present, this textbook explores film from part to whole; from the smallest unit of the shot to the way shots are edited together to create…

    Paperback – 2015-09-28
    Routledge

  • British Culture: An Introduction book cover

    British Culture

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By David P. Christopher

    This third edition of British Culture is the complete introduction to culture and the arts in Britain today. Extensively illustrated and offering a wider range of topics than ever before, David P. Christopher identifies and analyses key areas in language, literature, film, TV, social media, popular…

    Paperback – 2015-05-11
    Routledge

  • Reality TV book cover

    Reality TV

    1st Edition

    By Annette Hill

    Reality TV is popular entertainment. And yet a common way to start a conversation about it is ‘I wouldn’t want anyone to know this but…’ Why do people love and love to hate reality TV? This book explores reality TV in all its forms - from competitive talent shows to reality soaps - examining a…

    Paperback – 2014-11-25
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Media & Cultural Studies

  • The Hip Hop and Religion Reader book cover

    The Hip Hop and Religion Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Monica R Miller, Anthony B. Pinn

    Edited by two recognized scholars of African-American religion and culture, this reader, the first of its kind, provides the essential texts for an important and emerging field of study – religion and hip hop. Until now, the discipline of religious studies lacked a consistent and coherent text that…

    Paperback – 2014-11-17
    Routledge

  • Interrogating Popular Culture: Key Questions book cover

    Interrogating Popular Culture

    Key Questions, 1st Edition

    By Stacy Takacs

    Interrogating Popular Culture: Key Questions offers an accessible introduction to the study of popular culture, both historical and contemporary. Beginning from the assumption that cultural systems are dynamic, contradictory, and hard to pin down, Stacy Takacs explores the field through a survey of…

    Paperback – 2014-10-03
    Routledge

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Popular Culture in Early Modern England book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Popular Culture in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Hadfield, Matthew Dimmock, Abigail Shinn

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Popular Culture in Early Modern England is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary examination of current research on popular culture in the early modern era. For the first time a detailed yet wide-ranging consideration of the breadth and scope of early modern popular…

    Hardback – 2014-08-18
    Routledge

  • Interpreting Japan: Approaches and Applications for the Classroom book cover

    Interpreting Japan

    Approaches and Applications for the Classroom, 1st Edition

    By Brian J. McVeigh

    Written by an experienced teacher and scholar, this book offers university students a handy "how to" guide for interpreting Japanese society and conducting their own research. Stressing the importance of an interdisciplinary approach, Brian McVeigh lays out practical and understandable research…

    Paperback – 2014-06-27
    Routledge

  • Digitized Lives: Culture, Power, and Social Change in the Internet Era book cover

    Digitized Lives

    Culture, Power, and Social Change in the Internet Era, 1st Edition

    By T.V. Reed

    In a remarkably short period of time the Internet and associated digital communication technologies have deeply changed the way millions of people around the globe live their lives. But what is the nature of that impact? In chapters examining a broad range of issues—including sexuality, politics,…

    Paperback – 2014-06-06
    Routledge

  • Media, Religion and Culture: An Introduction book cover

    Media, Religion and Culture

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey H. Mahan

    Religion has always been shaped by the media of its time, and today we live in a media culture that informs much of what we think and how we behave. Religious believers, communities and institutions use media as tools to communicate, but also as locations where they construct and express identity,…

    Paperback – 2014-05-23
    Routledge

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