Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • Fukushima and the Arts: Negotiating Nuclear Disaster book cover

    Fukushima and the Arts

    Negotiating Nuclear Disaster, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Geilhorn, Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt

    The natural and man-made cataclysmic events of the 11 March 2011 disaster, or 3.11, have dramatically altered the status quo of contemporary Japanese society. While much has been written about the social, political, economic, and technical aspects of the disaster, this volume represents one of the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Graffiti and Street Art: Reading, Writing and Representing the City book cover

    Graffiti and Street Art

    Reading, Writing and Representing the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Konstantinos Avramidis, Myrto Tsilimpounidi

    Graffiti and street art images are ubiquitous, and they enjoy a very special place in collective imaginary due to their ambiguous nature. Sometimes enigmatic in meaning, often stylistically crude and aesthetically aggressive, yet always visually arresting, they fill our field of vision with texts…

    Paperback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge

  • The Outlaw Biker Legacy of Violence book cover

    The Outlaw Biker Legacy of Violence

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Barker

    Outlaw bikers represent a very small percentage of motorcycle riders who join motorcycle clubs, but they receive disproportionate attention due to their mystique, unconventional behavior, and violence. Although the outlaw biker phenomenon started in the United States, it has since spread throughout…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge

  • Race and Contention in Twenty-First Century U.S. Media book cover

    Race and Contention in Twenty-First Century U.S. Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jason A. Smith, Bhoomi K. Thakore

    This volume explores and clarifies the complex intersection of race and media in the contemporary United States. Due to the changing dynamics of how racial politics are played out in the contemporary US (as seen with debates of the "post-racial" society), as well as the changing dynamics of the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • A Cultural Approach to Emotional Disorders: Psychological and Aesthetic Interpretations book cover

    A Cultural Approach to Emotional Disorders

    Psychological and Aesthetic Interpretations, 1st Edition

    By E. Deidre Pribram

    In her latest contribution to the growing field of emotion studies, Deidre Pribram makes a compelling argument for why culturalist approaches to the study of emotional "disorders" continue to be eschewed, even as the sociocultural and historical study of mental illness flourishes. The author ties…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • Motherhood in the Media: Infanticide, Journalism, and the Digital Age book cover

    Motherhood in the Media

    Infanticide, Journalism, and the Digital Age, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Barnett

    This book examines contemporary media stories about women who kill their children. By analyzing media texts, motherhood blogs, and journalistic interviews, the book seeks to understand better maternal violence and the factors that lead women to harm their children. The central thesis of this book…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of the Sociology of Art and Culture book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of the Sociology of Art and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurie Hanquinet, Mike Savage

    The Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of Arts and Culture offers a comprehensive overview of sociology of art and culture, focusing especially – though not exclusively – on the visual arts, literature, music, and digital culture. Extending, and critiquing, Bourdieu’s influential analysis of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Robot Ecology and the Science Fiction Film book cover

    Robot Ecology and the Science Fiction Film

    1st Edition

    By J. P. Telotte

    This book offers the first specific application in film studies of what is generally known as ecology theory, shifting attention from history to the (in this case media) environment. It takes the robot as its subject because it has attained a status that resonates not only with some of the key…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Intimacy on the Internet: Media Representations of Online Connections book cover

    Intimacy on the Internet

    Media Representations of Online Connections, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Rosewarne

    The focus of this book is on the media representations of the use of the Internet in seeking intimate connections—be it a committed relationship, a hook-up, or a community in which to dabble in fringe sexual practices. Popular culture (film, narrative television, the news media, and advertising)…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • The DIY Movement in Art, Music and Publishing: Subjugated Knowledges book cover

    The DIY Movement in Art, Music and Publishing

    Subjugated Knowledges, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Lowndes

    This book considers the history of Do It Yourself art, music and publishing, demonstrating how DIY strategies have transitioned from being marginal, to emergent, to embedded. Through secondary research, observation and original interviews, each chapter details the peak period of a city’s…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Eastern Westerns: Film and Genre Outside and Inside Hollywood book cover

    Eastern Westerns

    Film and Genre Outside and Inside Hollywood, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Teo

    The western, one of Hollywood’s great film genres, has, surprisingly, enjoyed a revival recently in Asia and in other parts of the world, whilst at the same time declining in America. Although the western is often seen as an example of American cultural dominance, this book challenges this view. It…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Religion by Radio: Its Place in British Broadcasting book cover

    Religion by Radio

    Its Place in British Broadcasting, 1st Edition

    By Melville Dinwiddie

    This book, first published in 1968, describes the development of religion by radio, and its influences on people both inside and outside the Church. It tells of experiment and practice, of acceptance and rejection, of inspiration and comfort in peace and war, and assesses the great contribution…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Radio

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