Cultural Studies: Subcultures

  • Post-Sixties Narratives as Cultural Criticism: Seeking Radical Change in America book cover

    Post-Sixties Narratives as Cultural Criticism

    Seeking Radical Change in America, 1st Edition

    By Lin Xiang

    This book examines the cultural criticism led by New York intellectuals from the 1960s onwards, considering the influence of such critique on American collective memory and contemporary public culture. With a focus on essays that appeared in Dissent magazine—one of the most important journals of…

    Hardback – 2020-03-12
    Routledge

  • Prime Time Soap Operas on Indian Television book cover

    Prime Time Soap Operas on Indian Television

    2nd Edition

    By Shoma Munshi

    This book examines the phenomenon of prime time soap operas on Indian television. An anthropological insight into social issues and practices of contemporary India through the television, this volume analyzes the production of soaps within India’s cultural fabric. It deconstructs themes and issues…

    Hardback – 2020-02-21
    Routledge India

  • Performing Fantasy and Reality in Contemporary Culture book cover

    Performing Fantasy and Reality in Contemporary Culture

    1st Edition

    By Anastasia Seregina

    We frequently engage with that which we consciously perceive not to be real, yet fantasy, despite its pervasive presence and strong role in everyday life through its connection to identities, communities, desires, and meanings, has yet to be properly defined and researched. This book examines…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Reframing Drag: Beyond Subversion and the Status Quo book cover

    Reframing Drag

    Beyond Subversion and the Status Quo, 1st Edition

    By Kayte Stokoe

    Reframing Drag provides a critical survey of French and Anglo-American queer and feminist theorizations of drag performance, placing these approaches in a dialogue with contemporary drag practice and the representation of drag in three literary texts. Challenging pervasive assumptions circulating…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • 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

  • Contexts of Violence in Comics book cover

    Contexts of Violence in Comics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Hague, Ian Horton, Nina Mickwitz

    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. Contexts of Violence in Comics asks the reader to consider the ways in which violence and its representations may be enabled or restricted…

    Hardback – 2019-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • India In Edinburgh: 1750s to the Present book cover

    India In Edinburgh

    1750s to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Jeffery

    Roger Jeffery in this book has brought together 10 original, well-researched and well-written essays which bring to life the presence of India in the capital city of Scotland, Edinburgh. On the surface Edinburgh is a purely Scottish city: its ‘India’ past is not easily visible. Yet, from the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge

  • Sonic Politics: Music and Social Movements in the Americas book cover

    Sonic Politics

    Music and Social Movements in the Americas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olaf Kaltmeier, Wilfried Raussert

    This volume analyses the narration of the social through music and the seismographic function of music to detect social problems and envision alternatives. Beyond state-driven attempts to link musical production to the official narrative of the nation, mass musical movements emerged during the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge
    InterAmerican Research: Contact, Communication, Conflict

  • Gambling in Everyday Life: Spaces, Moments and Products of Enjoyment book cover

    Gambling in Everyday Life

    Spaces, Moments and Products of Enjoyment, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Jean Nicoll

    The book adopts a critical cultural studies lens to explore the entanglement of government and gambling in everyday life. Its qualitative approach to gambling creates a new theoretical framework for understanding the most urgent questions raised by research and policy on gambling. In the past two…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Football, Fandom and Consumption book cover

    Football, Fandom and Consumption

    1st Edition

    By Oliver Brooks

    Modern football is an industry and capitalism is its engine. However, this book argues for a more nuanced understanding of contemporary football culture and the (self-)identity of football fans. Drawing on original ethnographic research conducted with fans at all levels, from international to lower…

    Hardback – 2019-02-19
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Soviet and Post-Soviet Sexualities book cover

    Soviet and Post-Soviet Sexualities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard C.M. Mole

    Despite Soviet Russia having been one of the first major powers to decriminalise homosexual acts between men, attitudes towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in contemporary Russia and the other post-Soviet states have become increasingly hostile, with the introduction of…

    Hardback – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Batman and the Multiplicity of Identity: The Contemporary Comic Book Superhero as Cultural Nexus book cover

    Batman and the Multiplicity of Identity

    The Contemporary Comic Book Superhero as Cultural Nexus, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey A. Brown

    Concentrating primarily on contemporary depictions of Batman in the comic books, this book analyzes why Batman is so immensely popular right now in America and globally, and how the fictional Dark Knight reveals both new cultural concerns and longstanding beliefs about American values. The…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

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