Cultural Studies: Subcultures

  • 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 – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Contexts of Violence in Comics book cover

    Contexts of Violence in Comics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Hague, Ian Horton, Nina Mickwitz

    This book asks the reader to consider the ways in which violence and its representations may be enabled or restricted by the contexts in which they take place. It analyzes how structures and organising principles, be they political, cultural, religious, legal or historical, might encourage, demand…

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

  • Representing Acts of Violence in Comics book cover

    Representing Acts of Violence in Comics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Hague, Ian Horton, Nina Mickwitz

    This book examines the ways in which individual moments of violence develop, and are presented, in comics and graphic novels. It raises questions about depiction and the act of showing violence, but it also considers the ways in which violence can affect those involved over the long term. The…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19 
    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

  • Unplugging Popular Culture: Reconsidering Analog Technology, Materiality, and the “Digital Native

    Unplugging Popular Culture

    Reconsidering Analog Technology, Materiality, and the “Digital Native", 1st Edition

    By K. Shannon Howard

    Unplugging Popular Culture showcases youth and young adult characters from film and television who defy the stereotype of the "digital native" who acts as an unquestioning devotee to screened technologies like the smartphone. In this study, unplugged tools, or non-digital tools, do not necessitate…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • DIY Cultures and Underground Music Scenes book cover

    DIY Cultures and Underground Music Scenes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andy Bennett, Paula Guerra

    This volume examines the global influence and impact of DIY cultural practice as this informs the production, performance and consumption of underground music in different parts of the world. The book brings together a series of original studies of DIY musical activities in Europe, North and South…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Rethinking Young People’s Marginalisation: Beyond neo-Liberal Futures? book cover

    Rethinking Young People’s Marginalisation

    Beyond neo-Liberal Futures?, 1st Edition

    By Peter Kelly, Perri Campbell, Luke Howie

    In the 21st century myriad earth systems – atmospheric systems, ocean systems, land systems, neo-Liberal capitalism – are in crisis. These crises are deeply related. Taking diverse and multiple forms, they have diverse and multiple consequences and are evidenced in such things as war, everyday…

    Hardback – 2018-11-09
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

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