Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • The Aesthetics, Poetics, and Rhetoric of Soccer book cover

    The Aesthetics, Poetics, and Rhetoric of Soccer

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ridvan Askin, Catherine Diederich, Aline Bieri

    Soccer has long been known as 'the beautiful game'. This multi-disciplinary volume explores soccer, soccer culture, and the representation of soccer in art, film, and literature, using the critical tools of aesthetics, poetics, and rhetoric. Including international contributions from scholars of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Celebrity Worship book cover

    Celebrity Worship

    1st Edition

    By Pete Ward

    Celebrity Worship provides an introduction to the fascinating study of celebrity culture and religion. The book argues for celebrity as a foundational component for any consideration of the relationship between religion, media and culture. Celebrity worship is seen as a vibrant and interactive…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge
    Media, Religion and Culture

  • Intersectional Analysis as a Method to Analyze Popular Culture: Clarity in the Matrix book cover

    Intersectional Analysis as a Method to Analyze Popular Culture

    Clarity in the Matrix, 1st Edition

    By Erica B. Edwards, Jennifer Esposito

    Intersectional Analysis as a Method to Analyze Popular Culture: Clarity in the Matrix explores how race, class, gender, sexuality, and other social categories are represented in, and constructed by, some of the most significant popular culture artifacts in contemporary Western culture. Through…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge
    Futures of Data Analysis in Qualitative Research

  • Graphic Narratives and the Mythological Imagination in India book cover

    Graphic Narratives and the Mythological Imagination in India

    1st Edition

    By Roma Chatterji

    This book explores graphic narratives and comics in India and demonstrates how these forms serve as sites on which myths are enacted and recast. It uses the case studies of a comics version of the Mahabharata War, a folk artist’s rendition of a comic book story, and a commercial project to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge India

  • Essays in Media and Cultural Studies: In Transition book cover

    Essays in Media and Cultural Studies

    In Transition, 1st Edition

    By Graeme Turner

    Spanning a decade of key research, this collection brings together a selection of essays and chapters from leading media scholar Graeme Turner for the first time. The organising theme of transition focuses on both the state of the media as it continues its evolution into the digital era, and the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Law and Justice in Japanese Popular Culture: From Crime Fighting Robots to Duelling Pocket Monsters book cover

    Law and Justice in Japanese Popular Culture

    From Crime Fighting Robots to Duelling Pocket Monsters, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ashley Pearson, Thomas Giddens, Kieran Tranter

    In a world of globalised media, Japanese popular culture has become a signifi cant fountainhead for images, narrative, artefacts, and identity. From Pikachu, to instantly identifi able manga memes, to the darkness of adult anime, and the hyper- consumerism of product tie- ins, Japan has bequeathed…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge

  • Biopics of Women book cover

    Biopics of Women

    1st Edition

    By Karen Hollinger

    This book is an accessible overview of biographical fiction films of women. Structured around four of the most popular subjects of female biopics: queens and political figures; entertainers, writers; and subjects of current affairs. While the biopic is commonly accepted as a deeply conservative…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    "International Perspectives on Science, Culture and Society"

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