Cultural Studies: Subcultures

  • The American Surfer: Radical Culture and Capitalism book cover

    The American Surfer

    Radical Culture and Capitalism, 1st Edition

    By Kristin Lawler

    The image of surfing is everywhere in American popular culture – films, novels, television shows, magazines, newspaper articles, music, and especially advertisements. In this book, Kristin Lawler examines the surfer, one of the most significant and enduring archetypes in American popular culture,…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Participatory Cultures Handbook book cover

    The Participatory Cultures Handbook

    1st Edition

    Edited by Aaron Delwiche, Jennifer Jacobs Henderson

    How did we get from Hollywood to YouTube? What makes Wikipedia so different from a traditional encyclopedia? Has blogging dismantled journalism as we know it? Our media landscape has undergone a seismic shift as digital technology has fostered the rise of "participatory culture," in…

    Paperback – 2012-07-25

  • Travel and Drugs in Twentieth-Century Literature book cover

    Travel and Drugs in Twentieth-Century Literature

    1st Edition

    By Lindsey Michael Banco

    This book examines the connections between two disparate yet persistently bound thematics -- mobility and intoxication -- and explores their central yet frequently misunderstood role in constructing subjectivity following the 1960s. Emerging from profound mid-twentieth-century changes in how drugs…

    Paperback – 2012-04-20
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Handbook of Cultural Sociology book cover

    Handbook of Cultural Sociology

    1st Edition

    Edited by John R. Hall, Laura Grindstaff, Ming-cheng Lo

    The Handbook of Cultural Sociology provides a comprehensive overview of contemporary scholarship in sociology and related disciplines focused on the complex relations of culture to social structures and everyday life. With sixty-five essays written by scholars from around the world, the book…

    Paperback – 2012-04-19

  • Gender Diversity in Indonesia: Sexuality, Islam and Queer Selves book cover

    Gender Diversity in Indonesia

    Sexuality, Islam and Queer Selves, 1st Edition

    By Sharyn Graham Davies

    Indonesia provides particularly interesting examples of gender diversity. Same-sex relations, transvestism and cross-gender behaviour have long been noted amongst a wide range of Indonesian peoples. This book explores the nature of gender diversity in Indonesia, and with the world’s largest Muslim…

    Paperback – 2011-11-04
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Gay and Lesbian Subculture in Urban China book cover

    Gay and Lesbian Subculture in Urban China

    1st Edition

    By Loretta Wing Wah Ho

    This book contributes to a critical understanding of how Chinese same-sex identity in urban China is variously imagined; how it is transformed; and how it presents its resistances as China continues to open up to global power relations. Equally important, the book will 1) sharpen knowledge of China…

    Paperback – 2011-07-07
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Local Scenes and Global Culture of Psytrance book cover

    The Local Scenes and Global Culture of Psytrance

    1st Edition

    By Graham St. John

    This lively textual symposium offers a collection of formative research on the culture of global psytrance (psychedelic trance). As the first book to address the diverse transnationalism of this contemporary electronic dance music phenomenon, the collection hosts interdisciplinary research…

    Paperback – 2011-06-22
    Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

  • Exploring the Networked Worlds of Popular Music: Milieux Cultures book cover

    Exploring the Networked Worlds of Popular Music

    Milieux Cultures, 1st Edition

    By Peter Webb

    This book provides an `insider’ view of worlds of popular music. It shows the relationship between music, creativity, ideas and localities by looking at cities, independents, genre, globalization and musician’s relationships with each other. Webb examines groups of musicians, audiences and…

    Paperback – 2010-04-08
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Contemporary Comic Book Superhero book cover

    The Contemporary Comic Book Superhero

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Ndalianis

    Over the last several decades, comic book superheroes have multiplied and, in the process, become more complicated. In this cutting edge anthology an international roster of contributors offer original research and writing on the contemporary comic book superhero, with occasional journeys…

    Paperback – 2010-01-26
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Global Nomads: Techno and New Age as Transnational Countercultures in Ibiza and Goa book cover

    Global Nomads

    Techno and New Age as Transnational Countercultures in Ibiza and Goa, 1st Edition

    By Anthony D'Andrea

    Global Nomads provides a unique introduction to the globalization of countercultures, a topic largely unknown in and outside academia. Anthony D’Andrea examines the social life of mobile expatriates who live within a global circuit of countercultural practice and international tourism in…

    Paperback – 2009-07-14
    International Library of Sociology

  • Youth Cultures: Scenes, Subcultures and Tribes book cover

    Youth Cultures

    Scenes, Subcultures and Tribes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Hodkinson, Wolfgang Deicke

    Youth Cultures offers a comprehensive outline of youth cultural studies in the twenty-first century, with reference to a range of new research case studies. Featuring both well known and emerging scholars from the UK, the US and mainland Europe, the book addresses core theoretical and…

    Paperback – 2009-04-29
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Jerusalem: Idea and Reality book cover


    Idea and Reality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tamar Mayer, Suleiman A. Mourad

    Jerusalem, the holy city of three faiths, has been the focus of competing historical, religious, and political narratives from Biblical chronicles to today’s headlines. With an aura that transcends the boundaries of time and place, the city itself embodies different levels of reality – indeed,…

    Paperback – 2008-05-08

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