Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • 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

  • Motherhood in the Media: Infanticide, Journalism, and the Digital Age book cover

    Motherhood in the Media

    Infanticide, Journalism, and the Digital Age, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Barnett

    This book examines contemporary media stories about women who kill their children. By analyzing media texts, motherhood blogs, and journalistic interviews, the book seeks to understand better maternal violence and the factors that lead women to harm their children. The central thesis of this book…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of the Sociology of Art and Culture book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of the Sociology of Art and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurie Hanquinet, Mike Savage

    The Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of Arts and Culture offers a comprehensive overview of sociology of art and culture, focusing especially – though not exclusively – on the visual arts, literature, music, and digital culture. Extending, and critiquing, Bourdieu’s influential analysis of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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

  • Easy A: The End of the High-School Teen Comedy? book cover

    Easy A

    The End of the High-School Teen Comedy?, 1st Edition

    By Betty Kaklamanidou

    Easy A (2010) is the last significant box-office success in the high-school teen movie subgenre and a film that has already been deemed a ‘classic’ by many cultural commentators and popular film critics. By applying interdisciplinary insight to a relatively overlooked movie in academic discussion,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • 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

  • Role-Playing Game Studies: A Transmedia Approach book cover

    Role-Playing Game Studies

    A Transmedia Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sebastian Deterding, José Zagal

    This handbook collects, for the first time, the state of research on role-playing games (RPGs) across disciplines, cultures, and media in a single, accessible volume. Collaboratively authored by more than 50 key scholars, it traces the history of RPGs, from wargaming precursors…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18
    Routledge

  • 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

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