Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • The Cultural Politics of Colorblind TV Casting book cover

    The Cultural Politics of Colorblind TV Casting

    1st Edition

    By Kristen J. Warner

    This book fills a significant gap in the critical conversation on race in media by extending interrogations of racial colorblindness in American television to the industrial practices that shape what we see on screen. Specifically, it frames the practice of colorblind casting as a potent lens for…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • American Theology, Superhero Comics, and Cinema: The Marvel of Stan Lee and the Revolution of a Genre book cover

    American Theology, Superhero Comics, and Cinema

    The Marvel of Stan Lee and the Revolution of a Genre, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Mills

    Stan Lee, who was the head writer of Marvel Comics in the early 1960s, co-created such popular heroes as Spider-Man, Hulk, the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Thor, and Daredevil. This book traces the ways in which American theologians and comic books of the era were not only both saying…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

  • Digital Gaming Re-imagines the Middle Ages book cover

    Digital Gaming Re-imagines the Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel T. Kline

    Digital gaming’s cultural significance is often minimized much in the same way that the Middle Ages are discounted as the backward and childish precursor to the modern period. Digital Gaming Reimagines the Middle Ages challenges both perceptions by examining how the Middle Ages have persisted into…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Gender and Humor: Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives book cover

    Gender and Humor

    Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Delia Chiaro, Raffaella Baccolini

    In the mid-seventies, both gender studies and humor studies emerged as new disciplines, with scholars from various fields undertaking research in these areas. The first publications that emerged in the field of gender studies came out of disciplines such as philosophy, history, and literature,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Neuroscience and Media: New Understandings and Representations book cover

    Neuroscience and Media

    New Understandings and Representations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Grabowski

    This volume explores how advances in the fields of evolutionary neuroscience and cognitive psychology are informing media studies with a better understanding of how humans perceive, think and experience emotion within mediated environments. The book highlights interdisciplinary and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • American Documentary Filmmaking in the Digital Age: Depictions of War in Burns, Moore, and Morris book cover

    American Documentary Filmmaking in the Digital Age

    Depictions of War in Burns, Moore, and Morris, 1st Edition

    By Lucia Ricciardelli

    American Documentary Filmmaking in the Digital Age examines the recent challenges to the conventions of realist documentary through the lens of war documentary films by Ken Burns, Michael Moore, and Errol Morris. During the twentieth century, the invention of new technologies of audiovisual…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Media and New Religions in Japan book cover

    Media and New Religions in Japan

    1st Edition

    By Erica Baffelli

    The Open Access version of this book, available at www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9781135117849, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivative 4.0 license. Japanese "new religions" (shinshūkyō) have used various media forms for training, communicating with…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

  • Transnational Horror Across Visual Media: Fragmented Bodies book cover

    Transnational Horror Across Visual Media

    Fragmented Bodies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dana Och, Kirsten Strayer

    This volume investigates the horror genre across national boundaries (including locations such as Africa, Turkey, and post-Soviet Russia) and different media forms, illustrating the ways that horror can be theorized through the circulation, reception, and production of transnational media texts.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction book cover

    Cultural Theory and Popular Culture

    An Introduction, 8th Edition

    By John Storey

    In this eighth edition of his award-winning Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction, John Storey presents a clear and critical survey of competing theories of and various approaches to popular culture. Its breadth and theoretical unity, exemplified through popular culture, means that…

    Paperback – 2018-02-02
    Routledge

  • Toward a Theory of True Crime Narratives: A Textual Analysis book cover

    Toward a Theory of True Crime Narratives

    A Textual Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Ian Case Punnett

    Toward a Theory of True Crime Narratives vivifies how nonfiction murder stories are told, what role they play in society, and in the form of true crime why they remain enduringly popular internationally on every platform. This book establishes for the first time the actual line—or dotted…

    Hardback – 2018-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Journalism Studies

  • The Language of Pop Culture book cover

    The Language of Pop Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Valentin Werner

    This collection brings together contributions from both leading and emerging scholars in one comprehensive volume to showcase the richness of linguistic approaches to the study of pop culture and their potential to inform linguistic theory building and analytical frameworks. The book features…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • The Routledge History of American Foodways book cover

    The Routledge History of American Foodways

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael D. Wise, Jennifer Jensen Wallach

    The Routledge History of American Foodways provides an important overview of the main themes surrounding the history of food in the Americas from the pre-colonial era to the present day. By broadly incorporating the latest food studies research, the book explores the major advances that have taken…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

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