Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • Tin Pan Alley book cover

    Tin Pan Alley

    1st Edition

    By John Shepherd

    In Tin Pan Alley we see the beginnings of the pop world as we now know it: commercial, constantly capturing, exploiting or even occasionally creating a public mood. The Alleymen were workers as much as artists. This book, first published in 1982, explores how the change occurred, the ways in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
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    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Adolescents and their Music: If It's Too Loud, You're Too Old book cover

    Adolescents and their Music

    If It's Too Loud, You're Too Old, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathon S. Epstein

    In this lively examination of youth and their relationship to music, first published in 1994, contributors cover issues ranging from the place of music in urban subculture and what music tells us about adolescent views on love and sex, to the political status of youth and youth culture.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
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    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Popular Music: A Reference Guide book cover

    Popular Music

    A Reference Guide, 1st Edition

    By Roman Iwaschkin

    This is a comprehensive guide to popular music literature, first published in 1986. Its main focus is on American and British works, but it includes significant works from other countries, making it truly international in scope.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
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    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Popular Music: A Teacher's Guide book cover

    Popular Music

    A Teacher's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Graham Vulliamy

    The approach of this book, first published in 1982, is multi-disciplinary. Popular music, it is argued, is not only a musical but also a social phenomenon; the criteria needed to assess it are different from those used in the appreciation of ‘classical’ music. The first section of this guide is…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
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    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Cyberpunk and Visual Culture book cover

    Cyberpunk and Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Murphy, Lars Schmeink

    Within the expansive mediascape of the 1980s and 1990s, cyberpunk’s aesthetics took firm root, relying heavily on visual motifs for its near-future splendor saturated in media technologies, both real and fictitious. As today’s realities look increasingly like the futures forecast in science fiction…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25
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  • Media and Class: TV, Film, and Digital Culture book cover

    Media and Class

    TV, Film, and Digital Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by June Deery, Andrea Press

    Although the idea of class is again becoming politically and culturally charged, the relationship between media and class remains understudied. This diverse collection draws together prominent and emerging media scholars to offer readers a much-needed orientation within the wider categories of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19
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  • Queerness in Heavy Metal Music: Metal Bent book cover

    Queerness in Heavy Metal Music

    Metal Bent, 1st Edition

    By Amber R. Clifford-Napoleone

    While the growing field of scholarship on heavy metal music and its subcultures has produced excellent work on the sounds, scenes, and histories of heavy metal around the world, few works have included a study of gender and sexuality. This cutting-edge volume focuses on queer fans, performers, and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
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    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Prison Violence: Causes, Consequences and Solutions book cover

    Prison Violence

    Causes, Consequences and Solutions, 1st Edition

    By Kristine Levan

    Drawing on a range of research and media sources to provide an international perspective on the topic of prison violence, this book focuses on the impact of such violence on the individual both while he or she is incarcerated and upon his or her release from prison, as well as on society as a whole…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
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    Solving Social Problems

  • Multimedia Stardom in Hong Kong: Image, Performance and Identity book cover

    Multimedia Stardom in Hong Kong

    Image, Performance and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Leung Wing-Fai

    This book details original research into the practices and discourse of multimedia stardom alongside changing social and cultural landscapes in Hong Kong since 1980. It examines the cultural and sociological significance of stardom in the region, and the conditions which gave rise to such famous…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
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    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • The Borders of Subculture: Resistance and the Mainstream book cover

    The Borders of Subculture

    Resistance and the Mainstream, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexander Dhoest, Steven Malliet, Jacques Haers, Barbara Segaert

    This book aims to revisit the notion of subculture for the 21st century, reinterpreting it and extending its scope. On the one hand, the notion of resistance is redefined and applied to contemporary practices of cultural production and entrepreneurship. On the other hand, contributors reconsider…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
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    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Fashion and the Consumer Revolution in Contemporary Russia book cover

    Fashion and the Consumer Revolution in Contemporary Russia

    1st Edition

    By Olga Gurova

    This book explores how clothing consumption has changed in Russia in the past 20 years as capitalism has grown in a postsocialist state, bringing with it a "consumer revolution." It shows how there has been and continues to be a massive change in the fashion retail market and how ideal…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
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    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Children, Media, and American History: Printed Poison, Pernicious Stuff, and Other Terrible Temptations book cover

    Children, Media, and American History

    Printed Poison, Pernicious Stuff, and Other Terrible Temptations, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Cassidy

    Printed poison. Pernicious stuff. Since the nineteenth century, these are some of the many concerned comments critics have made about media for children. From dime novels to comic books to digital media, Cassidy illustrates the ways children have used "old media" when they were first…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05
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