Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • Inside Reality TV: Producing Race, Gender, and Sexuality on

    Inside Reality TV

    Producing Race, Gender, and Sexuality on "Big Brother", 1st Edition

    By Ragan Fox

    In the summer of 2010, Ragan Fox was one of twelve people selected to participate in the twelfth season of CBS's reality program Big Brother. Offering a rare, autobiographical, and behind-the-scenes peek behind Big Brother's theatrical curtain, Fox provides a scholarly account of the show's casting…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge

  • Mediating Sexual Citizenship: Neoliberal Subjectivities in Television Culture book cover

    Mediating Sexual Citizenship

    Neoliberal Subjectivities in Television Culture, 1st Edition

    By Anita Brady, Kellie Burns, Cristyn Davies

    Mediating Sexual Citizenship considers how the neoliberal imperatives of adaptation, improvement and transformation that inform the shifting artistic and industrial landscape of television are increasingly indexed to performed disruptions in the norms of sexuality and gender. Drawing on examples…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Digital Consumption book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Digital Consumption

    1st Edition

    Edited by Russell W. Belk, Rosa Llamas

    The first generation that has grown up in a digital world is now in our university classrooms. They, their teachers and their parents have been fundamentally affected by the digitization of text, images, sound, objects and signals. They interact socially, play games, shop, read, write, work,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Made in Korea: Studies in Popular Music book cover

    Made in Korea

    Studies in Popular Music, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hyunjoon Shin, Seung-Ah Lee

    Made in Korea: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary Korean popular music. Each essay covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in Korea, first presenting a general…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Superheroes and Economics: The Shadowy World of Capes, Masks and Invisible Hands book cover

    Superheroes and Economics

    The Shadowy World of Capes, Masks and Invisible Hands, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian O'Roark, Rob Salkowitz

    At first sight, superheroes and economics seem to occupy completely different dimensions – but a clash of dimensions is a classic comic book storyline! In this first-of-its kind book, an economist and a business writer assemble an A-team of academic talent to explore the intersection of superhero…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Economics and Popular Culture Series

  • Modest_Witness@Second_Millennium. FemaleMan_Meets_OncoMouse: Feminism and Technoscience book cover

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    Feminism and Technoscience, 2nd Edition

    By Donna J. Haraway, Thyrza Goodeve

    One of the founders of the posthumanities, Donna J. Haraway is professor in the History of Consciousness program at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Author of many books and widely read essays, including the now-classic essay "The Cyborg Manifesto," she received the J.D. Bernal Prize in…

    Paperback – 2018-07-02
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Film and Economics: Lights! Camera! Econ! book cover

    Contemporary Film and Economics

    Lights! Camera! Econ!, 1st Edition

    By Samuel R. Staley

    What does the movie Lion tell us about why some societies grow rich and others remain poor? What can the global box office juggernaut, Jurassic World tell us about entrepreneurs and the ethics of business? Can the movie Passengers give us insight into human motivation and decision making? This book…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Economics and Popular Culture Series

  • American Militarism on the Small Screen book cover

    American Militarism on the Small Screen

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Froula, Stacy Takacs

    Anna Froula is Associate Professor of Film Studies in the Department of English at East Carolina University, USA Stacy Takacs is Associate Professor and Director of American Studies at Oklahoma State University, USA…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Broadway and Economics: Economic Lessons from Show Tunes book cover

    Broadway and Economics

    Economic Lessons from Show Tunes, 1st Edition

    By Matthew C. Rousu

    Economics has often been described as "the dismal science," with TV and movies reinforcing this description. However, economics is a powerful tool that can be used to understand how the world works, helping to answer confusing puzzles and solve the world’s problems. Surprisingly, Broadway musicals…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Economics and Popular Culture Series

  • Crime Fiction and the Law book cover

    Crime Fiction and the Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Aristodemou, Fiona Macmillan, Patricia Tuitt

    This book opens up a range of important perspectives on law and violence by considering the ways in which their relationship is formulated in literature, television and film. Employing critical legal theory to address the relationship between crime fiction, law and justice, it considers a range of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • The Rhetoric of Racist Humour: US, UK and Global Race Joking book cover

    The Rhetoric of Racist Humour

    US, UK and Global Race Joking, 1st Edition

    By Simon Weaver

    In today's multicultural and multireligious societies, humour and comedy often become the focus of controversy over alleged racist or offensive content, as shown, for instance, by the intense debate of Sacha Baron Cohen's characters Ali G and Borat, and the Prophet Muhammad cartoons published in…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge

  • The End of Cool Japan: Ethical, Legal, and Cultural Challenges to Japanese Popular Culture book cover

    The End of Cool Japan

    Ethical, Legal, and Cultural Challenges to Japanese Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark McLelland

    Today’s convergent media environment offers unprecedented opportunities for sourcing and disseminating previously obscure popular culture material from Japan. However, this presents concerns regarding copyright, ratings and exposure to potentially illegal content which are serious problems for…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

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