Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • L’Auberge espagnole: European Youth on Film book cover

    L’Auberge espagnole

    European Youth on Film, 1st Edition

    By Ben McCann

    Part romantic comedy, part sitcom, part social drama, L’Auberge espagnole (The Spanish Apartment) recounts a familiar ‘youth’ ritual – the move from university to ‘the real world’, the often complicated personal, romantic and cultural encounters that ensue, and the moral uncertainties that…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • The Hunger Games: Spectacle, Risk and the Girl Action Hero book cover

    The Hunger Games

    Spectacle, Risk and the Girl Action Hero, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Driscoll, Alexandra Heatwole

    The 2012 film The Hunger Games and its three sequels, appearing quickly over the following three years, represent one of the most successful examples of the contemporary popularity of youth-oriented speculative film and television series. This book considers "The Hunger Games" as an intertextual…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Making Culture: Commercialisation, Transnationalism, and the State of ‘Nationing’ in Contemporary Australia book cover

    Making Culture

    Commercialisation, Transnationalism, and the State of ‘Nationing’ in Contemporary Australia, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Rowe, Graeme Turner, Emma Waterton

    Making Culture provides an in-depth discussion of Australia’s relationship between the building of national cultural identity – or ‘nationing’ – and the country’s cultural production and consumption. With the 1994 national cultural policy Creative Nation as a starting point for many of the essays…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge

  • Comics Studies Here and Now book cover

    Comics Studies Here and Now

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frederick Luis Aldama

    Comics Studies Here and Now marks the arrival of comics studies scholarship that no longer feels the need to justify itself within or against other fields of study. The essays herein move us forward, some in their re-diggings into comics history and others by analyzing comics—and all its…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • The Aesthetics, Poetics, and Rhetoric of Soccer book cover

    The Aesthetics, Poetics, and Rhetoric of Soccer

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ridvan Askin, Catherine Diederich, Aline Bieri

    Soccer has long been known as 'the beautiful game'. This multi-disciplinary volume explores soccer, soccer culture, and the representation of soccer in art, film, and literature, using the critical tools of aesthetics, poetics, and rhetoric. Including international contributions from scholars of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Language, Media and Globalization in the Periphery: The Linguascapes of Popular Music in Mongolia book cover

    Language, Media and Globalization in the Periphery

    The Linguascapes of Popular Music in Mongolia, 1st Edition

    By Sender Dovchin

    The title seeks to show how people are embedded culturally, socially and linguistically in a certain peripheral geographical location, yet are also able to roam widely in their use and takeup of a variety of linguistic and cultural resources. Drawing on data examples obtained from ethnographic…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • 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

  • Railway Reading and Late-Victorian Literary Series book cover

    Railway Reading and Late-Victorian Literary Series

    1st Edition

    By Paul Raphael Rooney

    The railway was one of the principal Victorian spaces of reading. This book spotlights one of the leading audience demographics in this late-Victorian market: the newly empowered readers of the expanding middle class. The transactions in which late-Victorian readers acquired the books read whilst…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge
    Literary Texts and the Popular Marketplace

  • Global Convergence Cultures: Transmedia Earth book cover

    Global Convergence Cultures

    Transmedia Earth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Freeman, William Proctor

    Today’s convergent media industries readily produce stories that span multiple media, telling the tales of superheroes across comics, film and television, inviting audiences to participate in the popular universes across cinema, novels, the Web, and more. This transmedia phenomenon may be a common…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • The Outlaw Biker Legacy of Violence book cover

    The Outlaw Biker Legacy of Violence

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Barker

    Outlaw bikers represent a very small percentage of motorcycle riders who join motorcycle clubs, but they receive disproportionate attention due to their mystique, unconventional behavior, and violence. Although the outlaw biker phenomenon started in the United States, it has since spread throughout…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge

  • Race and Contention in Twenty-First Century U.S. Media book cover

    Race and Contention in Twenty-First Century U.S. Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jason A. Smith, Bhoomi K. Thakore

    This volume explores and clarifies the complex intersection of race and media in the contemporary United States. Due to the changing dynamics of how racial politics are played out in the contemporary US (as seen with debates of the "post-racial" society), as well as the changing dynamics of the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • A Cultural Approach to Emotional Disorders: Psychological and Aesthetic Interpretations book cover

    A Cultural Approach to Emotional Disorders

    Psychological and Aesthetic Interpretations, 1st Edition

    By E. Deidre Pribram

    In her latest contribution to the growing field of emotion studies, Deidre Pribram makes a compelling argument for why culturalist approaches to the study of emotional "disorders" continue to be eschewed, even as the sociocultural and historical study of mental illness flourishes. The author ties…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

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