Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • Contemporary Radio Programming Strategies book cover

    Contemporary Radio Programming Strategies

    1st Edition

    By David T. MacFarland

    This book, first published in 1990, offers an in-depth analysis of the ‘fundamental beliefs’ of radio. This refers to the common understanding of what the radio enterprise is – and should be – about: entertainment and information. A major thrust of this book is to arrive at a set of fundamental…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
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    Routledge Library Editions: Radio

  • Who's Listening?: The Story of BBC Audience Research book cover

    Who's Listening?

    The Story of BBC Audience Research, 1st Edition

    By Robert J.E. Silvery

    This book, first published in 1974, is the story of BBC Audience Research, a behind-the-scenes activity that has always been the subject of some curiosity. It describes the early, tentative experiments, designed both to develop ways of applying the techniques of social research to broadcasting and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
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    Routledge Library Editions: Radio

  • Russian Aviation, Space Flight and Visual Culture book cover

    Russian Aviation, Space Flight and Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vlad Strukov, Helena Goscilo

    Among the many successes of the Soviet Union were inaugural space flight—ahead of the United States—and many other triumphs related to aviation. Aviators and cosmonauts enjoyed heroic status in the Soviet Union, and provided supports of the Soviet project with iconic figures which could be used to…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
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    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • The Psychopolitics of Food: Culinary rites of passage in the neoliberal age book cover

    The Psychopolitics of Food

    Culinary rites of passage in the neoliberal age, 1st Edition

    By Mihalis Mentinis

    The Psychopolitics of Food probes into the contemporary ‘foodscape’, examining culinary practices and food habits and in particular the ways in which they conflate with neoliberal political economy. It suggests that generic alimentary and culinary practices constitute technologies of the self and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
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    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Dynamics of Culture book cover

    Dynamics of Culture

    1st Edition

    By J. Zvi Namenwirth, Robert Philip Weber

    This book, first published in 1987, is a landmark contribution to macrosociology that extends the tradition of Sorokin, Durkheim, Marx, Weber and other founders of the discipline in new and exciting directions. Using their innovative content analysis methodology to examine American and British…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Media Cultures: Reappraising Transnational Media book cover

    Media Cultures

    Reappraising Transnational Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Skovmand, Kim Christian Schrøder

    This book, first published in 1992, challenges the elitism and cultural pessimism of much Anglo-American and Continental cultural debate with regard to the role and power of transnational media practices. In a series of ten innovative essays, an international group of media researchers explores a…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Otherness and the Media: The Ethnography of the Imagined and the Imaged book cover

    Otherness and the Media

    The Ethnography of the Imagined and the Imaged, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hamid Naficy, Teshome H. Gabriel

    This anthology on otherness and the media, first published in 1993, was prompted by the proliferation of writings centring on issues of ‘difference’, ‘diversity’, ‘multiculturalism’, ‘representation’ and ‘postcolonial’ discourses. Such issues and discourses question existing canons of criticism,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Misunderstanding Media book cover

    Misunderstanding Media

    1st Edition

    By Brian Winston

    The 1980s saw constant reports of an information revolution. This book, first published in 1986, challenges this view. It argues that the information revolution is an illusion, a rhetorical gambit, an expression of profound historical ignorance, and a movement dedicated to purveying…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • America Under Construction: Boundaries and Identities in Popular Culture book cover

    America Under Construction

    Boundaries and Identities in Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristi S. Long, Matthew Nadelhaft

    A variety of theoretical approaches to the study of culture have emphasised the significance of the creation, maintenance, and the transgression of boundaries to identities – be they social, cultural, national or personal. The essays collected in this book, first published in 1997, explore the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Myths of Oz: Reading Australian Popular Culture book cover

    Myths of Oz

    Reading Australian Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    By John Fiske, Bob Hodge, Graeme Turner

    This book, first published in 1987, sets out to examine and extend our understanding of Australian popular culture, and to counter the long-established, traditional criticism bewailing its lack. The authors argue that the 'knocker's' view started from an elitist viewpoint, yearning for Australia to…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Television: The Medium and its Manners book cover

    Television

    The Medium and its Manners, 1st Edition

    By Peter Conrad

    It dominates our lives. It is the twentieth-century medium. And yet we're all a little sheepish when it comes to television, disowning it by disavowal or by inventing subtle, innocuous disguises for it. Why is this? In this book, first published in 1982, Peter Conrad argues that our unease stems…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Dystopia and Economics: A Guide to Surviving Everything from the Apocalypse to Zombies book cover

    Dystopia and Economics

    A Guide to Surviving Everything from the Apocalypse to Zombies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charity-Joy Revere Acchiardo, Michelle Albert Vachris

    Government collapsing? Zombies hunting you down? Everyone you know killed by a global epidemic? Not to worry! Economics holds the keys to survival. Often known as "the dismal science", it is particularly equipped to reveal order in what seems like chaos. Economists observe human behaviour: what…

    Paperback – 2018-03-14
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    Routledge Economics and Popular Culture Series

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