Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • 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

  • The Unseen Voice: A Cultural Study of Early Australian Radio book cover

    The Unseen Voice

    A Cultural Study of Early Australian Radio, 1st Edition

    By Lesley Johnson

    Images of the golden age of wireless and family life before the age of television have widespread currency. Their dominance raises fundamental questions about the extent to which people’s memories of early radio and everyday pre-war life are shaped and mediated by these public histories. For…

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

  • Contemporary Radio Programming Strategies book cover

    Contemporary Radio Programming Strategies

    1st Edition

    By David T. MacFarland

    This book, first published in 1990, offers an in-depth analysis of the ‘fundamental beliefs’ of radio. This refers to the common understanding of what the radio enterprise is – and should be – about: entertainment and information. A major thrust of this book is to arrive at a set of fundamental…

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

  • Who's Listening?: The Story of BBC Audience Research book cover

    Who's Listening?

    The Story of BBC Audience Research, 1st Edition

    By Robert J.E. Silvery

    This book, first published in 1974, is the story of BBC Audience Research, a behind-the-scenes activity that has always been the subject of some curiosity. It describes the early, tentative experiments, designed both to develop ways of applying the techniques of social research to broadcasting and…

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

  • Russian Aviation, Space Flight and Visual Culture book cover

    Russian Aviation, Space Flight and Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vlad Strukov, Helena Goscilo

    Among the many successes of the Soviet Union were inaugural space flight—ahead of the United States—and many other triumphs related to aviation. Aviators and cosmonauts enjoyed heroic status in the Soviet Union, and provided supports of the Soviet project with iconic figures which could be used to…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • The Psychopolitics of Food: Culinary rites of passage in the neoliberal age book cover

    The Psychopolitics of Food

    Culinary rites of passage in the neoliberal age, 1st Edition

    By Mihalis Mentinis

    The Psychopolitics of Food probes into the contemporary ‘foodscape’, examining culinary practices and food habits and in particular the ways in which they conflate with neoliberal political economy. It suggests that generic alimentary and culinary practices constitute technologies of the self and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Dynamics of Culture book cover

    Dynamics of Culture

    1st Edition

    By J. Zvi Namenwirth, Robert Philip Weber

    This book, first published in 1987, is a landmark contribution to macrosociology that extends the tradition of Sorokin, Durkheim, Marx, Weber and other founders of the discipline in new and exciting directions. Using their innovative content analysis methodology to examine American and British…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Media Cultures: Reappraising Transnational Media book cover

    Media Cultures

    Reappraising Transnational Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Skovmand, Kim Christian Schrøder

    This book, first published in 1992, challenges the elitism and cultural pessimism of much Anglo-American and Continental cultural debate with regard to the role and power of transnational media practices. In a series of ten innovative essays, an international group of media researchers explores a…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

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