Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • 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

  • Popular Geopolitics: Plotting an Evolving Interdiscipline book cover

    Popular Geopolitics

    Plotting an Evolving Interdiscipline, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert A. Saunders, Vlad Strukov

    This book brings together scholars from across a variety of academic disciplines to assess the current state of the subfield of popular geopolitics. It provides an archaeology of the field, maps the flows of various frameworks of analysis into (and out of) popular geopolitics, and charts a…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Geopolitics Series

  • The Routledge Handbook of Digital Writing and Rhetoric book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Digital Writing and Rhetoric

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Alexander, Jacqueline Rhodes

    This handbook brings together scholars from around the globe who here contribute to ourunderstanding of how digital rhetoric is changing the landscape of writing. Increasingly, all of usmust navigate networks of information, compose not just with computers but an array ofmobile devices,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Communication Studies

  • 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

  • Otherness and the Media: The Ethnography of the Imagined and the Imaged book cover

    Otherness and the Media

    The Ethnography of the Imagined and the Imaged, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hamid Naficy, Teshome H. Gabriel

    This anthology on otherness and the media, first published in 1993, was prompted by the proliferation of writings centring on issues of ‘difference’, ‘diversity’, ‘multiculturalism’, ‘representation’ and ‘postcolonial’ discourses. Such issues and discourses question existing canons of criticism,…

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

  • Misunderstanding Media book cover

    Misunderstanding Media

    1st Edition

    By Brian Winston

    The 1980s saw constant reports of an information revolution. This book, first published in 1986, challenges this view. It argues that the information revolution is an illusion, a rhetorical gambit, an expression of profound historical ignorance, and a movement dedicated to purveying…

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

  • America Under Construction: Boundaries and Identities in Popular Culture book cover

    America Under Construction

    Boundaries and Identities in Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristi S. Long, Matthew Nadelhaft

    A variety of theoretical approaches to the study of culture have emphasised the significance of the creation, maintenance, and the transgression of boundaries to identities – be they social, cultural, national or personal. The essays collected in this book, first published in 1997, explore the…

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

  • Myths of Oz: Reading Australian Popular Culture book cover

    Myths of Oz

    Reading Australian Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    By John Fiske, Bob Hodge, Graeme Turner

    This book, first published in 1987, sets out to examine and extend our understanding of Australian popular culture, and to counter the long-established, traditional criticism bewailing its lack. The authors argue that the 'knocker's' view started from an elitist viewpoint, yearning for Australia to…

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

  • Television: The Medium and its Manners book cover

    Television

    The Medium and its Manners, 1st Edition

    By Peter Conrad

    It dominates our lives. It is the twentieth-century medium. And yet we're all a little sheepish when it comes to television, disowning it by disavowal or by inventing subtle, innocuous disguises for it. Why is this? In this book, first published in 1982, Peter Conrad argues that our unease stems…

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

  • Wrestling in Britain: Sporting Entertainments, Celebrity and Audiences book cover

    Wrestling in Britain

    Sporting Entertainments, Celebrity and Audiences, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Litherland

    At the intersection of sport, entertainment and performance, wrestling occupies a unique position in British popular culture. This is the first book to offer a detailed historical and cultural analysis of British professional wrestling, exploring the shifting popularity of the sport as well as its…

    Hardback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports History

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