Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • The Cinematic Political: Film Composition as Political Theory book cover

    The Cinematic Political

    Film Composition as Political Theory, 1st Edition

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    In this book, Michael J. Shapiro stages a series of pedagogical encounters between political theory, represented as a compositional challenge, and cinematic texts, emphasizing how to achieve an effective research paper/essay by heeding the compositional strategies of films. The text’s…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20 
    Routledge

  • Digital Mediascapes of Transnational Korean Youth Culture book cover

    Digital Mediascapes of Transnational Korean Youth Culture

    1st Edition

    By Kyong Yoon

    Drawing on vivid ethnographic field studies of youth on the transnational move, across Seoul, Toronto, and Vancouver, this book examines transnational flows of Korean youth and their digital media practices. This book explores how digital media are integrated into various forms of transnational…

    Hardback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Digital Media and Culture in Asia

  • Polyamory, Monogamy, and American Dreams: The Stories We Tell about Poly Lives and the Cultural Production of Inequality book cover

    Polyamory, Monogamy, and American Dreams

    The Stories We Tell about Poly Lives and the Cultural Production of Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Mimi Schippers

    This book introduces "the poly gaze" as a cultural tool to examine how representations of polyamory and poly lives reflect or challenge cultural hegemonies of race, class, gender, and nation. What role does monogamy play in American Identity, the American dream, and U.S. exceptionalism? How do the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge
    Feminism and Female Sexuality

  • Crazy Funny: Popular Black Satire and The Method of Madness book cover

    Crazy Funny

    Popular Black Satire and The Method of Madness, 1st Edition

    By Lisa A. Guerrero

    This book examines the ways in which contemporary works of black satire make black racial madness legible in ways that allow us to see the connections between suffering from racism and suffering from mental illness. Showing how an understanding of racism as a root cause of mental and emotional…

    Hardback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Girls, Moral Panic and News Media: Troublesome Bodies book cover

    Girls, Moral Panic and News Media

    Troublesome Bodies, 1st Edition

    By Sharon R. Mazzarella

    Mazzarella examines the representational politics behind journalistic constructions of US girls and girlhood through a series of contemporary in-depth case studies which work to document a wider cultural moral panic about the troublesome nature of girls’ bodies. The public concern and media…

    Paperback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender, Sexuality, and Media

  • The Routledge Companion to Global Television book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Global Television

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shawn Shimpach

    Featuring scholarly perspectives from around the globe and drawing on a legacy of television studies, but with an eye toward the future, this authoritative collection examines both the thoroughly global nature of television and the multiple and varied experiences that constitute television in the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • The Routledge Companion to Disability and Media book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Disability and Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katie Ellis, Gerard Goggin, Beth Haller, Rosemary Curtis

    An authoritative and indispensable guide to disability and media, this thoughtfully curated collection features varied and provocative contributions from distinguished scholars globally, alongside next-generation research leaders. Disability and media has emerged as a dynamic and exciting…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Postfeminism in Context: Women, Australian Popular Culture, and the Unsettling of Postfeminism book cover

    Postfeminism in Context

    Women, Australian Popular Culture, and the Unsettling of Postfeminism, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Henderson, Anthea Taylor

    Postfeminism in Context studies the representation of women in Australian popular culture over the past three decades to locate postfeminism in a specific time and place. Margaret Henderson and Anthea Taylor argue that ‘postfeminism’, as a critical term, has been too often deployed in ways that…

    Hardback – 2019-11-08 
    Routledge
    Feminism and Female Sexuality

  • The Routledge Companion to Cult Cinema book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Cult Cinema

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ernest Mathijs, Jamie Sexton

    The Routledge Companion to Cult Cinema offers an overview of the field of cult cinema – films at the margin of popular culture and art that have received exceptional cultural visibility and status mostly because they break rules, offend, and challenge understandings of achievement (some are so bad…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Cool Britannia and Multi-Ethnic Britain: Uncorking the Champagne Supernova book cover

    Cool Britannia and Multi-Ethnic Britain

    Uncorking the Champagne Supernova, 1st Edition

    By Jason Arday

    Cool Britannia and Multi-Ethnic Britain: Uncorking the Champagne Supernova attempts to move away from the melancholia of Cool Britannia and the discourse which often encases the period by repositioning this phenomenon through an ethnic minority perspective. In March 1997, the front page of the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Men, Masculinities, and Popular Romance book cover

    Men, Masculinities, and Popular Romance

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan A. Allan

    Men, Masculinities, and Popular Romance seeks to open a lively and accessible discussion between critical studies of men and masculinities and popular romance studies, especially its continued interest in what Janice Radway has called "the purity of his maleness." Popular romance novels, perhaps…

    Paperback – 2019-11-07 
    Routledge
    Masculinity, Sex and Popular Culture

  • (Inter)Facing Death: Life in Global Uncertainty book cover

    (Inter)Facing Death

    Life in Global Uncertainty, 1st Edition

    By Sam Han

    In modern times, death is understood to have undergone a transformation not unlike religion. Whereas in the past it was out in the open, it now resides mostly in specialized spaces of sequestration—funeral homes, hospitals and other medical facilities. A mainstay in so-called traditional societies…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

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