Cultural Studies: Subcultures

  • 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 Routledge Companion to Imaginary Worlds book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Imaginary Worlds

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark J.P. Wolf

    This companion provides a definitive and cutting-edge guide to the study of imaginary and virtual worlds across a range of media, including literature, television, film, and games. From the Star Trek universe, Thomas More’s classic Utopia, and J. R. R. Tolkien’s Arda, to elaborate, user-created…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • 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

  • The Beloved Does Not Bite: Moral Vampires and the Humans Who Love Them book cover

    The Beloved Does Not Bite

    Moral Vampires and the Humans Who Love Them, 1st Edition

    By Debra Dudek

    In this new monograph, author Debra Dudek defines a new era of vampire texts in which vampires have moved from their iconic dark, feared, often seductive figure lingering in alleys, to the beloved and morally sensitive vampire winning the affections of teen protagonists throughout pop culture.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Videogames, Identity and Digital Subjectivity book cover

    Videogames, Identity and Digital Subjectivity

    1st Edition

    By Rob Gallagher

    This book argues that games offer a means of coming to terms with a world that is being transformed by digital technologies. As blends of software and fiction, videogames are uniquely capable of representing and exploring the effects of digitization on day-to-day life. By modeling and incorporating…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • Global Metal Music and Culture: Current Directions in Metal Studies book cover

    Global Metal Music and Culture

    Current Directions in Metal Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andy R. Brown, Karl Spracklen, Keith Kahn-Harris, Niall Scott

    This book defines the key ideas, scholarly debates, and research activities that have contributed to the formation of the international and interdisciplinary field of Metal Studies. Drawing on insights from a wide range of disciplines including popular music, cultural studies, sociology,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Routledge International Handbook of Visual Criminology book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Visual Criminology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Brown, Eamonn Carrabine

    Dynamically written and richly illustrated, the Routledge International Handbook of Visual Criminology offers the first foundational primer on visual criminology. Spanning a variety of media and visual modes, this volume assembles established researchers whose work is essential to understanding the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Hispanic Marketing: The Power of the New Latino Consumer book cover

    Hispanic Marketing

    The Power of the New Latino Consumer, 3rd Edition

    By Felipe Korzenny, Sindy Chapa, Betty Ann Korzenny

    Hispanic Marketing: The Power of the New Latino Consumer focuses on using cultural insights to connect with Latino consumers. Now in its third edition, the book provides marketers with the skills necessary to perform useful Hispanic market analysis and thus develop effective integrated marketing…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20
    Routledge

  • Sexuality in Role-Playing Games book cover

    Sexuality in Role-Playing Games

    1st Edition

    By Ashley ML Brown

    Role-playing games offer a chance to pretend, make believe, and share fantasy. They often invoke heavy themes into their game play: morality, violence, politics, spirituality, or sexuality. Although interesting moral debates perennially appear in the media and academia concerning the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • 'Alternative' cultures and leisure: Creating pathways for sustainable livelihoods book cover

    'Alternative' cultures and leisure

    Creating pathways for sustainable livelihoods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Law, Stephen Wearing

    Contemporary discourse on sustainability points to the need for substantial, if not radical, shifts in relations between productivity, environment, consumption and identities, in ways which bring or restore balance to the intersecting domains. The catchphrase of ‘sustainability’ has made its way…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • US Youth Films and Popular Music: Identity, Genre, and Musical Agency book cover

    US Youth Films and Popular Music

    Identity, Genre, and Musical Agency, 1st Edition

    By Tim McNelis

    This book brings theory from popular music studies to an examination of identity and agency in youth films while building on, and complementing, film studies literature concerned with genre, identity, and representation. McNelis includes case studies of Hollywood and independent US youth films that…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

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