Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • The Television Entrepreneurs: Social Change and Public Understanding of Business book cover

    The Television Entrepreneurs

    Social Change and Public Understanding of Business, 1st Edition

    By Raymond Boyle, Lisa W. Kelly

    With business seemingly everywhere on television, from the risks of the retail and restaurant trade to pitching for investment or competing to become the next 'apprentice', The Television Entrepreneurs draws upon popular business-oriented shows such as The Apprentice and Dragons' Den to explore…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • The Collective Imagination: The Creative Spirit of Free Societies book cover

    The Collective Imagination

    The Creative Spirit of Free Societies, 1st Edition

    By Peter Murphy

    The Collective Imagination explores the social foundations of the human imagination. In a lucid and wide-ranging discussion, Peter Murphy looks at the collective expression of the imagination in our economies, universities, cities, and political systems, providing a tour-de-force account of the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Forensic Science in Contemporary American Popular Culture: Gender, Crime, and Science book cover

    Forensic Science in Contemporary American Popular Culture

    Gender, Crime, and Science, 1st Edition

    By Lindsay Steenberg

    This book identifies, traces, and interrogates contemporary American culture's fascination with forensic science. It looks to the many different sites, genres, and media where the forensic has become a cultural commonplace. It turns firstly to the most visible spaces where forensic science has…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Cultural Feelings: Mood, Mediation and Cultural Politics book cover

    Cultural Feelings

    Mood, Mediation and Cultural Politics, 1st Edition

    By Ben Highmore

    Cultural Feelings: Mood, Mediation and Cultural Politics sets out to examine the role of feelings and mood in the production of social and cultural experience. By returning to the work of Raymond Williams, and informed by recent ‘affect theory’, it treats feeling as a foundational term for cultural…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Neoliberal Culture: Living with American Neoliberalism book cover

    Neoliberal Culture

    Living with American Neoliberalism, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Ventura

    Departing from the conventional understanding of neoliberalism as a set of economic and political policies favoring free markets, Neoliberal Culture presents a framework for analyzing neoliberalism in the United States as a culture-or structure of feeling- which shapes American everyday life. The…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Catherine Cookson Country: On the Borders of Legitimacy, Fiction, and History book cover

    Catherine Cookson Country

    On the Borders of Legitimacy, Fiction, and History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Anne Taddeo

    Britain's most widely read author of the late twentieth century, Catherine Cookson published more than 100 books, including The Fifteen Streets, The Black Velvet Gown, and Katie Mulhollond. Set in England's industrial northeast, her novels depict the social, economic, and emotional hardships of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Cultural Policy Review of Books book cover

    Cultural Policy Review of Books

    1st Edition

    Edited by Oliver Bennett

    Cultures are shaped by many institutions and agencies, including governments, corporations, education and the media. In recent years, research into these culture-shaping activities has been increasingly associated with the developing field of cultural policy studies. The Cultural Policy Review of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • American Media and the Memory of World War II book cover

    American Media and the Memory of World War II

    1st Edition

    By Debra Ramsay

    For three generations of Americans, World War II has been a touchstone for the understanding of conflict and of America’s role in global affairs. But if World War II helped shape the perception of war for Americans, American media in turn shape the understanding and memory of World War II.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Masculinity in Contemporary Quality Television book cover

    Masculinity in Contemporary Quality Television

    1st Edition

    By Michael Mario Albrecht

    Recent years have seen a rise in the popularity and quantity of ’quality’ television programs, many of which featuring complicated versions of masculinity that are informed not only by the women’s movement of the sixties and seventies, but also by several decades of backlash and debate about the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • American Mythologies: Semiological Sketches book cover

    American Mythologies

    Semiological Sketches, 1st Edition

    By Manuel Peña

    American Mythologies examines eleven myths that form part of the storehouse of present-day American mythologies, elucidating the nature of contemporary myths by investigating their ideological sub-terrain. Grounded in a semiological approach, which explores the displacement of information and the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge

  • Childhood and Celebrity book cover

    Childhood and Celebrity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane O'Connor, John Mercer

    The twenty-first century has seen an explosion in the ways and means in which children can become part of celebrity culture. With the rise in popularity of reality TV, child beauty pageants, talent shows, and social media platforms, as well as more established routes to fame through TV, cinema,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-22
    Routledge

  • The Secret Origins of Comics Studies book cover

    The Secret Origins of Comics Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Smith, Randy Duncan

    In The Secret Origins of Comics Studies, today’s leading comics scholars turn back a page to reveal the founding figures dedicated to understanding comics art. Edited by comics scholars Matthew J. Smith and Randy Duncan, this collection provides an in-depth study of the individuals and institutions…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge

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