Cultural Studies: Subcultures

  • The Freshman: Comedy and Masculinity in 1920s Film and Youth Culture book cover

    The Freshman

    Comedy and Masculinity in 1920s Film and Youth Culture, 1st Edition

    By Christina G. Petersen

    Before the advent of the teenager in the 1940s and the teenpic in the 1950s, The Freshman (Taylor and Newmeyer, 1925) represented 1920s college youth culture as an exclusive world of leisure to a mass audience. Starring popular slapstick comedian Harold Lloyd, The Freshman was a hit with audiences…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Chinese Fans of Japanese and Korean Pop Culture: Nationalistic Narratives and International Fandom book cover

    Chinese Fans of Japanese and Korean Pop Culture

    Nationalistic Narratives and International Fandom, 1st Edition

    By Lu Chen

    How can Japanese popular culture gain numerous fans in China, despite pervasive anti-Japanese sentiment? How is it that there’s such a strong anti-Korean sentiment in Chinese online fan communities when the official Sino-Korean relationship is quite stable before 2016? Avid fans in China are…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook on Native American Justice Issues book cover

    Routledge Handbook on Native American Justice Issues

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurence Armand French

    Native Americans are disproportionately represented as offenders in the U.S. criminal justice system. Routledge Handbook on Native American Justice Issues is an authoritative volume that provides an overview of the state of American Indigenous populations and their contact with justice concerns and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-08
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Junior and Youth Grassroots Football Culture: The Forgotten Game book cover

    Junior and Youth Grassroots Football Culture

    The Forgotten Game, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jimmy O'Gorman

    Football is ubiquitously acknowledged as ‘The Global Game’ and/or ‘The People’s Game’ – everyday all-encompassing terms familiar to anyone with an interest in football which illustrate, albeit nebulously, the game’s international reach and popularity. Yet much academic and popular attention has…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Children and Media in India: Narratives of Class, Agency and Social Change book cover

    Children and Media in India

    Narratives of Class, Agency and Social Change, 1st Edition

    By Shakuntala Banaji

    Is the bicycle, like the loudspeaker, a medium of communication in India? Do Indian children need trade unions as much as they need schools? What would you do with a mobile phone if all your friends were playing tag in the rain or watching Indian Idol? Children and Media in India illuminates the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • Japanese Popular Culture and Contents Tourism book cover

    Japanese Popular Culture and Contents Tourism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip A. Seaton, Takayoshi Yamamura

    Contents tourism is tourism induced by the contents (narratives, characters, locations and other creative elements) of films, novels, games, manga, anime, television dramas and other forms of popular culture. Amidst the boom in global interest in Japanese popular culture, the utilization of popular…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • 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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