Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • The Fantasy of Disability: Images of Loss in Popular Culture book cover

    The Fantasy of Disability

    Images of Loss in Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Preston

    What are the unconscious fantasies circulating in representations of disability? What role do these fantasies play in defining the condition of disability? What can these fantasies teach us about human vulnerability writ large? The Fantasy of Disability explores how popular culture texts, such as…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Cinema, Censorship and Sexuality 1909-1925 (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Cinema, Censorship and Sexuality 1909-1925 (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Annette Kuhn

    First published in 1988. This book shows how censorship as a set of institutions, practices and discourses was involved in the struggle over the nature of cinema in the early twentieth century. It also reveals the part played in this struggle by other institutions, practices and discourses — for…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Young Muslim Women in India: Bollywood, Identity and Changing Youth Culture book cover

    Young Muslim Women in India

    Bollywood, Identity and Changing Youth Culture, 1st Edition

    By Kabita Chakraborty

    This book, based on extensive, original research, details the changing lives of youth living in slum communities (bustees) in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta). Using young people’s own photos, art and narratives, the book explores how Muslim girls and young women are contributing to, and impacted by,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Lifestyle Media in Asia: Consumption, Aspiration and Identity book cover

    Lifestyle Media in Asia

    Consumption, Aspiration and Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fran Martin, Tania Lewis

    Across Asia, consumer culture is increasingly shaping everyday life, with neoliberal economic and social policies increasingly adopted by governments who see their citizens as individualised, sovereign consumers with choices about their lifestyles and identities. One aspect of this development has…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the African Diaspora: Travelling Blackness book cover

    Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the African Diaspora

    Travelling Blackness, 1st Edition

    By Manoucheka Celeste

    Winner of the National Communication Association's 2018 Diamond Anniversary Book Award With the exception of slave narratives, there are few stories of black international migration in U.S. news and popular culture. This book is interested in stratified immigrant experiences, diverse black…

    Paperback – 2018-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • Cultural Legal Studies: Law's Popular Cultures and the Metamorphosis of Law book cover

    Cultural Legal Studies

    Law's Popular Cultures and the Metamorphosis of Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cassandra Sharp, Marett Leiboff

    What can law’s popular cultures do for law, as a constitutive and interrogative critical practice?  This collection explores such a question through the lens of the ‘cultural legal studies’ movement, which proffers a new encounter with the ‘cultural turn’ in law and legal theory.  Moving beyond the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-05
    Routledge

  • Girls’ Feminist Blogging in a Postfeminist Age book cover

    Girls’ Feminist Blogging in a Postfeminist Age

    1st Edition

    By Jessalynn Keller

    Girls’ Feminist Blogging in a Postfeminist Age explores the practices of U.S.-based teenage girls who actively maintain feminist blogs and participate in the feminist blogosphere as readers, writers, and commenters on platforms including Blogspot, Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. Drawing on…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • Representations of Black Women in the Media: The Damnation of Black Womanhood book cover

    Representations of Black Women in the Media

    The Damnation of Black Womanhood, 1st Edition

    By Marquita Marie Gammage

    In 1920 W.E.B. Du Bois cited the damnation of women as linked to the devaluation of motherhood. This dilemma, he argues, had a crushing blow on Black women as they were forced into slavery. Black womanhood, portrayed as hypersexual by nature, became an enduring stereotype which did not coincide…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • Reading Art Spiegelman book cover

    Reading Art Spiegelman

    1st Edition

    By Philip Smith

    The horror of the Holocaust lies not only in its brutality but in its scale and logistics; it depended upon the machinery and logic of a rational, industrialised, and empirically organised modern society. The central thesis of this book is that Art Spiegelman’s comics all identify deeply-rooted…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • Youth Culture in Chinese Language Film book cover

    Youth Culture in Chinese Language Film

    1st Edition

    By Xuelin Zhou

    This book explores the vigorous film cultures of mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong from the perspective of youth culture. The book relates this important topic to the wider social, cultural, and institutional context, and discusses the relationship between the films and the changes that today…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Digital Dieting: From Information Obesity to Intellectual Fitness book cover

    Digital Dieting

    From Information Obesity to Intellectual Fitness, 1st Edition

    By Tara Brabazon

    Imagine if a student spent as much time managing information as celebrities doted on dieting? While eating too much food may be the basis of a moral panic about obesity, excessive information is rarely discussed as a crisis of a similar scale. Obviously, plentiful and high quality food is not a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Staging British South Asian Culture: Bollywood and Bhangra in British Theatre book cover

    Staging British South Asian Culture

    Bollywood and Bhangra in British Theatre, 1st Edition

    By Jerri Daboo

    Staging British South Asian Culture: Bollywood and Bhangra in British Theatre looks afresh at the popularity of forms and aesthetics from Bollywood films and bhangra music and dance on the British stage. From Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Bombay Dreams to the finals of Britain’s Got Talent, Jerri Daboo…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01
    Routledge

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