Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • Rocking Around the Clock: Music Television, Postmodernism, and Consumer Culture book cover

    Rocking Around the Clock

    Music Television, Postmodernism, and Consumer Culture, 1st Edition

    By E. Ann Kaplan

    The first non-stop rock video channel was launched in the US in 1981. As a unique popular culture form, MTV warrants attention, and in this, the first study of the medium, originally published in 1987, Ann Kaplan examines the cultural context of MTV and its relationship to the history of rock music…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
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    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Tin Pan Alley book cover

    Tin Pan Alley

    1st Edition

    By John Shepherd

    In Tin Pan Alley we see the beginnings of the pop world as we now know it: commercial, constantly capturing, exploiting or even occasionally creating a public mood. The Alleymen were workers as much as artists. This book, first published in 1982, explores how the change occurred, the ways in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
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    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Adolescents and their Music: If It's Too Loud, You're Too Old book cover

    Adolescents and their Music

    If It's Too Loud, You're Too Old, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathon S. Epstein

    In this lively examination of youth and their relationship to music, first published in 1994, contributors cover issues ranging from the place of music in urban subculture and what music tells us about adolescent views on love and sex, to the political status of youth and youth culture.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
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    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Popular Music: A Reference Guide book cover

    Popular Music

    A Reference Guide, 1st Edition

    By Roman Iwaschkin

    This is a comprehensive guide to popular music literature, first published in 1986. Its main focus is on American and British works, but it includes significant works from other countries, making it truly international in scope.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
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    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Popular Music: A Teacher's Guide book cover

    Popular Music

    A Teacher's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Graham Vulliamy

    The approach of this book, first published in 1982, is multi-disciplinary. Popular music, it is argued, is not only a musical but also a social phenomenon; the criteria needed to assess it are different from those used in the appreciation of ‘classical’ music. The first section of this guide is…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
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    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Queerness in Heavy Metal Music: Metal Bent book cover

    Queerness in Heavy Metal Music

    Metal Bent, 1st Edition

    By Amber R. Clifford-Napoleone

    While the growing field of scholarship on heavy metal music and its subcultures has produced excellent work on the sounds, scenes, and histories of heavy metal around the world, few works have included a study of gender and sexuality. This cutting-edge volume focuses on queer fans, performers, and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
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    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Prison Violence: Causes, Consequences and Solutions book cover

    Prison Violence

    Causes, Consequences and Solutions, 1st Edition

    By Kristine Levan

    Drawing on a range of research and media sources to provide an international perspective on the topic of prison violence, this book focuses on the impact of such violence on the individual both while he or she is incarcerated and upon his or her release from prison, as well as on society as a whole…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
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    Solving Social Problems

  • Multimedia Stardom in Hong Kong: Image, Performance and Identity book cover

    Multimedia Stardom in Hong Kong

    Image, Performance and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Leung Wing-Fai

    This book details original research into the practices and discourse of multimedia stardom alongside changing social and cultural landscapes in Hong Kong since 1980. It examines the cultural and sociological significance of stardom in the region, and the conditions which gave rise to such famous…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
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    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • The Borders of Subculture: Resistance and the Mainstream book cover

    The Borders of Subculture

    Resistance and the Mainstream, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexander Dhoest, Steven Malliet, Jacques Haers, Barbara Segaert

    This book aims to revisit the notion of subculture for the 21st century, reinterpreting it and extending its scope. On the one hand, the notion of resistance is redefined and applied to contemporary practices of cultural production and entrepreneurship. On the other hand, contributors reconsider…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
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    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Fashion and the Consumer Revolution in Contemporary Russia book cover

    Fashion and the Consumer Revolution in Contemporary Russia

    1st Edition

    By Olga Gurova

    This book explores how clothing consumption has changed in Russia in the past 20 years as capitalism has grown in a postsocialist state, bringing with it a "consumer revolution." It shows how there has been and continues to be a massive change in the fashion retail market and how ideal…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
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    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Folk Music of Britain - and Beyond book cover

    Folk Music of Britain - and Beyond

    1st Edition

    By Frank Howes

    Originally published in 1969. Until the latter half of the nineteenth century, it was thought that England, alone among the European countries, and unlike Scotland and Ireland where collections of ballads and songs had already been published as early as the eighteenth century, had no important…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26
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    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • Grey Funnel Lines: Traditional Song & Verse of the Royal Navy 1900-1970 book cover

    Grey Funnel Lines

    Traditional Song & Verse of the Royal Navy 1900-1970, 1st Edition

    By Cyril Tawney

    Originally published in 1987. In this book we find songs reflecting every aspect of life in the twentieth-century Royal Navy, both upper and lower deck: war, ship’s routine, aviation, submarines, the antics of dockyard personnel, not to mention the matelot’s shore-going adventures, both amorous and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26
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    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

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