Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • 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

  • The Education of Black Males in a 'Post-Racial' World book cover

    The Education of Black Males in a 'Post-Racial' World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony L. Brown, Jamel K. Donnor

    The Education of Black Males in a ‘Post-Racial’ World examines the varied structural and discursive contexts of race, masculinities and class that shape the educational and social lives of Black males. The contributing authors take direct aim at the current discourses that construct Black males as…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10

  • Heritage in the Digital Era: Cinematic Tourism and the Activist Cause book cover

    Heritage in the Digital Era

    Cinematic Tourism and the Activist Cause, 1st Edition

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    What happens to traditional conceptions of heritage in the era of fluid media spaces? ‘Heritage’ usually involves intergenerational transmission of ideas, customs, ancestral lands, and artefacts, and so serves to reproduce national communities over time. However, media industries have the power to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Heroism, Celebrity and Therapy in Nurse Jackie book cover

    Heroism, Celebrity and Therapy in Nurse Jackie

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Pullen

    This book presents an examination of the television series Nurse Jackie, making connections between the representational processes and the audience consumption of the series. A key point of reference is the political and performative potential of Nurse Jackie with regards to its progressive…

    Hardback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge Focus on Television Studies

  • Cultural Representations of Feminicidio at the US-Mexico Border book cover

    Cultural Representations of Feminicidio at the US-Mexico Border

    1st Edition

    By Nuala Finnegan

    Since the early 1990s, the repeated murders of women from Ciudad Juárez, Mexico have become something of a global cause célèbre. Cultural Representations of Feminicidio at the US-Mexico Border examines creative responses to these acts of violence. It reveals how theatre, art, film, fiction and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Global Gender

  • Celebrity book cover


    1st Edition

    By Sean Redmond

    Celebrity introduces the key terms and concepts, dilemmas and issues that are central to the study and critical understanding of celebrity. Drawing on two dynamic models from two different modes of enquiry – the circuit of celebrity culture and the circuit of celebrity affect – this book explores…

    Paperback – 2018-07-26
    Key Ideas in Media & Cultural Studies

  • Cultural Policy in South Korea: Making a New Patron State book cover

    Cultural Policy in South Korea

    Making a New Patron State, 1st Edition

    By Hye-Kyung Lee

    This is the first English-language book on cultural policy in Korea, which critically historicises and analyses the contentious and dynamic development of the policy. It highlights that the evolution of cultural policy has been bound up with the complicated political, economic and social trajectory…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Superman and Comic Book Brand Continuity book cover

    Superman and Comic Book Brand Continuity

    1st Edition

    By Phillip Bevin

    Superman and Comic Book Brand Continuity traces the development of comic book continuity through the case study of Superman, examining the character’s own evolution across several media, including comics, radio, television, and film. Superman’s relationship with continuity illustrates a key feature…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • 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 Global Popular Music Series

  • Superheroes and Economics: The Shadowy World of Capes, Masks and Invisible Hands book cover

    Superheroes and Economics

    The Shadowy World of Capes, Masks and Invisible Hands, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian O'Roark, Rob Salkowitz

    At first sight, superheroes and economics seem to occupy completely different dimensions – but a clash of dimensions is a classic comic book storyline! In this first-of-its kind book, an economist and a business writer assemble an A-team of academic talent to explore the intersection of superhero…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23
    Routledge Economics and Popular Culture Series

  • Popular Postcolonialisms: Discourses of Empire and Popular Culture book cover

    Popular Postcolonialisms

    Discourses of Empire and Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nadia Atia, Kate Houlden

    Drawing together the insights of postcolonial scholarship and cultural studies, Popular Postcolonialisms questions the place of ‘the popular’ in the postcolonial paradigm. Multidisciplinary in focus, this collection explores the extent to which popular forms are infused with colonial logics, and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-03
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Modest_Witness@Second_Millennium. FemaleMan_Meets_OncoMouse: Feminism and Technoscience book cover

    [email protected]_Millennium. FemaleMan_Meets_OncoMouse

    Feminism and Technoscience, 2nd Edition

    By Donna J. Haraway, Thyrza Goodeve

    One of the founders of the posthumanities, Donna J. Haraway is professor in the History of Consciousness program at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Author of many books and widely read essays, including the now-classic essay "The Cyborg Manifesto," she received the J.D. Bernal Prize in…

    Paperback – 2018-07-02

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