Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • 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

  • The Future of the Nineteenth-Century Dream-Child: Fantasy, Dystopia, Cyberculture book cover

    The Future of the Nineteenth-Century Dream-Child

    Fantasy, Dystopia, Cyberculture, 1st Edition

    By Amy Billone

    This book investigates the reappearance of the 19th-century dream-child from the Golden Age of Children's Literature, both in the Harry Potter series and in other works that have reached unprecedented levels of popular success today. Discussing Harry Potter as a reincarnation of Lewis Carroll's…

    Paperback – 2019-05-17
    Routledge

  • The Indian Partition in Literature and Films: History, Politics, and Aesthetics book cover

    The Indian Partition in Literature and Films

    History, Politics, and Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rini Bhattacharya Mehta, Debali Mookerjea-Leonard

    This book presents an examination of fictional representations, in books and films, of the 1947 Partition that led to the creation of the sovereign nation-states of India and Pakistan. While the process of representing the Partition experience through words and images began in the late 1940s, it is…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Gothic Heroines on Screen: Representation, Interpretation, and Feminist Inquiry book cover

    Gothic Heroines on Screen

    Representation, Interpretation, and Feminist Inquiry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tamar Jeffers McDonald, Frances A. Kamm

    Gothic Heroines on Screen explores the translation of the literary Gothic heroine on screen, the potential consequences of these adaptations, and contemporary interpretations of the form. Each chapter illuminates the significance of this moving image mediation, relating its screen topics to their…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • The Routledge History of the American South book cover

    The Routledge History of the American South

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maggi M. Morehouse

    The Routledge History of the American South looks at the major themes that have developed in the interdisciplinary field of Southern Studies. With fifteen original essays from experts in their respective fields, the handbook addresses such diverse topics as southern linguistics, music (secular and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • Boy Bands and the Performance of Pop Masculinity book cover

    Boy Bands and the Performance of Pop Masculinity

    1st Edition

    By Georgina Gregory

    Boy Bands and the Performance of Pop Masculinity provides a history of the boy band from the Beatles to One Direction, placing the modern male pop group within the wider context of twentieth- and twenty-first-century popular music and culture. Offering the first extended look at pop masculinity as…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24
    Routledge

  • Popular Music and the Politics of Hope: Queer and Feminist Interventions book cover

    Popular Music and the Politics of Hope

    Queer and Feminist Interventions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Fast, Craig Jennex

    In today’s culture, popular music is a vital site where ideas about gender and sexuality are imagined and disseminated. Popular Music and the Politics of Hope: Queer and Feminist Interventions explores what that means with a wide-ranging collection of chapters that consider the many ways in which…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24
    Routledge

  • Smartphone Cultures book cover

    Smartphone Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Vincent, Leslie Haddon

    Smartphone Cultures explores emerging questions about the ways in which this mobile technology and its apps have been produced, represented, regulated and incorporated into everyday social practices. The various authors in this volume each locate their contributions within the circuit of culture…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • The Routledge History of American Sport book cover

    The Routledge History of American Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Linda J. Borish, David K. Wiggins, Gerald R. Gems

    The Routledge History of American Sport provides the first comprehensive overview of historical research in American sport from the early Colonial period to the present day. Considering sport through innovative themes and topics such as the business of sport, material culture and sport, the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • Consuming Football in Late Modern Life book cover

    Consuming Football in Late Modern Life

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Dixon

    Consuming Football in Late Modern Life explores the phenomenon of football (soccer) fandom as consumption in the age of late modernity. By centralising fandom within the sociology of consumption, the book examines how this phenomenon equates to a fluid series of consumption activities that are…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • Fashion and Masculinities in Popular Culture book cover

    Fashion and Masculinities in Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    By Adam Geczy, Vicki Karaminas

    Popular culture in the latter half of the twentieth century precipitated a decisive change in style and body image. Postwar film, television, radio shows, pulp fiction and comics placed heroic types firmly within public consciousness. This book concentrates on these heroic male types as they have…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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