Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • Public and Popular History book cover

    Public and Popular History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jerome De Groot

    This interdisciplinary collection considers public and popular history within a global framework, seeking to understand considerations of local, domestic histories and the ways they interact with broader discourses. Grounded in particular local and national situations, the book addresses the issues…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • Encyclopedia of American Humorists book cover

    Encyclopedia of American Humorists

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steven H. Gale

    First published in 1988, this book contains entries on famous American Humorists. Humor has been present in American literature, from the beginning, and has developed characteristics that reflect the American character, both regional and national. Although American literature was, in the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • S. J. Perelman: An Annotated Bibliography book cover

    S. J. Perelman

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven H. Gale

    First published in 1985, this bibliography focuses on the works of S. J. Perelman as a humorist, author, and screenwriter. It is divided into two major sections: "Works by S. J. Perelman" and "Critical Responses". Within each section, there are subdivisions which focus on various areas of S. J.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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