Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • Young People’s Transitions into Creative Work: Navigating Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Young People’s Transitions into Creative Work

    Navigating Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    By Julian Sefton-Green, S Craig Watkins, Ben Kirshner

    Exploring how formal and informal education initiatives and training systems in the US, UK and Australia seek to achieve a socially diverse workforce, this insightful book offers a series of detailed case studies to reveal the initiative and ingenuity shown by today’s young people as they navigate…

    Hardback – 2019-09-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Popularisation and Populism in the Visual Arts: Attraction Images book cover

    Popularisation and Populism in the Visual Arts

    Attraction Images, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Schober

    This book investigates the pictorial figurations, aesthetic styles and visual tactics through which visual art and popular culture attempt to appeal to "all of us". One key figure these practices bring into play—the "everybody" (which stands for "all of us" and is sometimes a "new man" or a "new…

    Hardback – 2019-09-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Terminal Self: Everyday Life in Hypermodern Times book cover

    The Terminal Self

    Everyday Life in Hypermodern Times, 1st Edition

    By Simon Gottschalk

    Living at the dawn of a digital twenty-first century, people living in Western societies spend an increasing amount of time interacting with a terminal and interacting with others at the terminal. Because the self emerges out of interaction with others (humans and non-humans), this increasingly…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Interactionist Currents

  • Gender, Heteronormativity, and the American Presidency book cover

    Gender, Heteronormativity, and the American Presidency

    1st Edition

    By Aidan Smith

    Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency places notions of gender at the center of its analysis of presidential campaign communications. Over the decades, an investment in gendered representations of would-be leaders has changed little, in spite of the second- and third-wave feminist…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • Cultures of Participation: Arts, Digital Media and Cultural Institutions book cover

    Cultures of Participation

    Arts, Digital Media and Cultural Institutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgit Eriksson, Carsten Stage, Bjarki Valtysson

    This book examines cultural participation from three different, but interrelated perspectives: participatory art and aesthetics; participatory digital media, and participatory cultural policies and institutions. Focusing on how ideals and practices relating to cultural participation express and (…

    Hardback – 2019-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • More Critical Approaches to Comics: Theories and Methods book cover

    More Critical Approaches to Comics

    Theories and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew J. Smith, Matthew Brown, Randy Duncan

    In this comprehensive textbook, editors Matthew J. Brown, Randy Duncan, and Matthew J. Smith offer students a deeper understanding of the artistic and cultural significance of comic books and graphic novels by introducing key theories and critical methods for analyzing comics. Each chapter…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    Routledge

  • Prestige Television and Prison in the Age of Mass Incarceration: A Wall Rise Up book cover

    Prestige Television and Prison in the Age of Mass Incarceration

    A Wall Rise Up, 1st Edition

    By Victoria M. Bryan

    Television shows that we might call ‘prestige television’ represent prison in ways that are sometimes reductive, sometimes powerful, and sometimes exceedingly complex. This book examines various programmes across the genres of drama, comedy and horror that utilize prison or places of incarceration…

    Hardback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • David Bowie and Transmedia Stardom book cover

    David Bowie and Transmedia Stardom

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ana Cristina Mendes, Lisa Perrott

    Addressing the interart, intertextual, and intermedial dimensions of David Bowie’s sonic and visual legacy, this book considers more than five decades of a career invested with a star’s luminosity that shines well beyond the remit of pop music. The book approaches the idea of the star David Bowie…

    Hardback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge

  • Massive Open Online Courses and Higher Education: What Went Right, What Went Wrong and Where to Next? book cover

    Massive Open Online Courses and Higher Education

    What Went Right, What Went Wrong and Where to Next?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Bennett, Mike Kent

    Since the first MOOC was launched at the University of Manitoba in 2008, this new form of the massification of higher education has been a rollercoaster ride for the university sector. The New York Times famously declared 2012 to be the year of the MOOC. However, by 2014, the number of academic…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

  • Aging and Popular Music in Europe book cover

    Aging and Popular Music in Europe

    1st Edition

    By Abigail Gardner, Ros Jennings

    Opening up the dialogue between popular music studies and aging studies, this book offers a major exploration of age and popular music across Europe. Using a variety of methods to illustrate how age within popular music is contingent and compelling, the volume explores how it provokes curation and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Digital Sampling: The Design and Use of Music Technologies book cover

    Digital Sampling

    The Design and Use of Music Technologies, 1st Edition

    By Paul Harkins

    Digital Sampling is the first book about the design and use of sampling technologies that have shaped the sounds of popular music since the 1980s. Written in two parts, Digital Sampling begins with an exploration of the Fairlight CMI and how artists like Kate Bush and Peter Gabriel used it to…

    Paperback – 2019-08-19
    Routledge

  • Representing Acts of Violence in Comics book cover

    Representing Acts of Violence in Comics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nina Mickwitz, Ian Horton, Ian Hague

    This book is part of a nuanced two-volume examination of the ways in which violence in comics is presented in different texts, genres, cultures and contexts. Representing Acts of Violence in Comics raises questions about depiction and the act of showing violence, and discusses the ways in which…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

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