Cultural Studies: Subcultures

  • Art Into Pop book cover

    Art Into Pop

    1st Edition

    By Simon Frith, Howard Horne

    This book, first published in 1987, tells the intriguing and culturally complex story of the art school influence on postwar British popular music. Following Romantic attitudes from life class to recording studio, it focuses on two key moments – the early 1960s, when art students like John Lennon…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Lost in Music: Culture, Style and the Musical Event book cover

    Lost in Music

    Culture, Style and the Musical Event, 1st Edition

    Edited by Avron Levine White

    This collection of essays, first published in 1987, provides a sociological treatment of many musical forms – rock, jazz, classical – with special emphasis on the perspective of the practising musician. Among the topics covered are the legal structures governing musical production and the question…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Jazz & Blues book cover

    Jazz & Blues

    1st Edition

    By Graham Vulliamy

    This book, first published in 1982, shows that jazz and blues are music forms that are about individualism, experiment, expression and feeling. From their origin in the work songs and spirituals of America’s southern slaves, through to their adaptation to the urban adaptation to the urban…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Rock 'n' Roll book cover

    Rock 'n' Roll

    1st Edition

    By Dave Rogers

    When rock ‘n’ roll began its ascendancy in the 1950s the older generation saw it as dangerous, renegade, threatening the moral stability of a nation. Young people saw it as freedom, and most importantly, as their music. The teenage revolution was here, This book, first published in 1982, traces the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Rocking Around the Clock: Music Television, Postmodernism, and Consumer Culture book cover

    Rocking Around the Clock

    Music Television, Postmodernism, and Consumer Culture, 1st Edition

    By E. Ann Kaplan

    The first non-stop rock video channel was launched in the US in 1981. As a unique popular culture form, MTV warrants attention, and in this, the first study of the medium, originally published in 1987, Ann Kaplan examines the cultural context of MTV and its relationship to the history of rock music…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Tin Pan Alley book cover

    Tin Pan Alley

    1st Edition

    By John Shepherd

    In Tin Pan Alley we see the beginnings of the pop world as we now know it: commercial, constantly capturing, exploiting or even occasionally creating a public mood. The Alleymen were workers as much as artists. This book, first published in 1982, explores how the change occurred, the ways in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Adolescents and their Music: If It's Too Loud, You're Too Old book cover

    Adolescents and their Music

    If It's Too Loud, You're Too Old, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathon S. Epstein

    In this lively examination of youth and their relationship to music, first published in 1994, contributors cover issues ranging from the place of music in urban subculture and what music tells us about adolescent views on love and sex, to the political status of youth and youth culture.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Popular Music: A Reference Guide book cover

    Popular Music

    A Reference Guide, 1st Edition

    By Roman Iwaschkin

    This is a comprehensive guide to popular music literature, first published in 1986. Its main focus is on American and British works, but it includes significant works from other countries, making it truly international in scope.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Popular Music: A Teacher's Guide book cover

    Popular Music

    A Teacher's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Graham Vulliamy

    The approach of this book, first published in 1982, is multi-disciplinary. Popular music, it is argued, is not only a musical but also a social phenomenon; the criteria needed to assess it are different from those used in the appreciation of ‘classical’ music. The first section of this guide is…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • The Borders of Subculture: Resistance and the Mainstream book cover

    The Borders of Subculture

    Resistance and the Mainstream, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexander Dhoest, Steven Malliet, Jacques Haers, Barbara Segaert

    This book aims to revisit the notion of subculture for the 21st century, reinterpreting it and extending its scope. On the one hand, the notion of resistance is redefined and applied to contemporary practices of cultural production and entrepreneurship. On the other hand, contributors reconsider…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Activism on the Web: Everyday Struggles against Digital Capitalism book cover

    Activism on the Web

    Everyday Struggles against Digital Capitalism, 1st Edition

    By Veronica Barassi

    Activism on the Web examines the everyday tensions that political activists face as they come to terms with the increasingly commercialized nature of web technologies and sheds light on an important, yet under-investigated, dimension of the relationship between contemporary forms of social protest…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

  • The Boarding School Girls: Developmental and Cultural Narratives book cover

    The Boarding School Girls

    Developmental and Cultural Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Soosan Latham, Roya Ferdows

    They were children. Put on a train in a strange land, they waved goodbye to a parent as they headed to an educational institution that, unbeknownst to them, was to become their new home. Separated from their loving families, they strived to meet the expectations of the grownups and, in some cases,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge

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