Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • Cultural Politics in the Age of Austerity book cover

    Cultural Politics in the Age of Austerity

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Berry

    In 2008 another economic crisis emerged in the long history of capitalism which created a period of ‘austerity economics’ across many nations. Cultural Politics in the Age of Austerity examines how austerity has impacted upon cultural politics in relation to understanding how established power…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Fiction, Invention and Hyper-reality: From popular culture to religion book cover

    Fiction, Invention and Hyper-reality

    From popular culture to religion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carole M. Cusack, Pavol Kosnáč

    The twentieth century was a period of rapid change for religion. Secularisation resulted in a dramatic fall in church attendance in the West, and the 1950s and 1960s saw the introduction of new religions including the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), the Church of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Celebrity Audiences book cover

    Celebrity Audiences

    1st Edition

    Edited by Su Holmes, Sarah Ralph, Martin Barker

    The study of audience relations with star / celebrity culture has often been marginalised in Star/Celebrity Studies. This book brings together new research which explores a range of audience encounters with celebrities, moving across social media, royal weddings, national identity to questions of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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