• The Routledge Research Companion to Media Geography book cover

    The Routledge Research Companion to Media Geography

    1st Edition

    By Paul C. Adams, Jim Craine

    This Companion provides an authoritative source for scholars and students of the nascent field of media geography. While it has deep roots in the wider discipline, the consolidation of media geography has started only in the past decade, with the creation of media geography’s first dedicated…

    Hardback – 2014-08-28

  • Fashion Journalism book cover

    Fashion Journalism

    1st Edition

    By Julie Bradford

    Fashion Journalism presents a comprehensive overview of how fashion journalism operates and how to report on fashion. Encompassing skills for print and online media, the book includes many case studies and interviews with fashion journalists working for newspapers, magazines, broadcasting and…

    Paperback – 2014-08-26

  • Cultural Policy book cover

    Cultural Policy

    1st Edition

    By David Bell, Kate Oakley

    David Bell and Kate Oakley survey the major debates emerging in cultural policy research, adopting an approach based on spatial scale to explore cultural policy in cities, nations and internationally. They contextualise these discussions with an exploration of what both ‘culture’ and ‘policy’ mean…

    Paperback – 2014-08-18
    Key Ideas in Media & Cultural Studies

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Popular Culture in Early Modern England book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Popular Culture in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Hadfield, Matthew Dimmock, Abigail Shinn

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Popular Culture in Early Modern England is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary examination of current research on popular culture in the early modern era. For the first time a detailed yet wide-ranging consideration of the breadth and scope of early modern popular…

    Hardback – 2014-08-18

  • Body Studies: The Basics book cover

    Body Studies: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Niall Richardson, Adam Locks

    Consideration of the body as a subject for study has increased in recent years with new technologies, forms of modification, debates about obesity and issues of age being brought into focus by the media. Drawing on contemporary culture, Body Studies: The Basics introduces readers to the key…

    Paperback – 2014-07-15
    The Basics

  • Interpreting Japan: Approaches and Applications for the Classroom book cover

    Interpreting Japan

    Approaches and Applications for the Classroom, 1st Edition

    By Brian J. McVeigh

    Written by an experienced teacher and scholar, this book offers university students a handy "how to" guide for interpreting Japanese society and conducting their own research. Stressing the importance of an interdisciplinary approach, Brian McVeigh lays out practical and understandable research…

    Paperback – 2014-06-27

  • Digitized Lives: Culture, Power, and Social Change in the Internet Era book cover

    Digitized Lives

    Culture, Power, and Social Change in the Internet Era, 1st Edition

    By T.V. Reed

    In a remarkably short period of time the Internet and associated digital communication technologies have deeply changed the way millions of people around the globe live their lives. But what is the nature of that impact? In chapters examining a broad range of issues—including sexuality, politics,…

    Paperback – 2014-06-06

  • Media, Religion and Culture: An Introduction book cover

    Media, Religion and Culture

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey H. Mahan

    Religion has always been shaped by the media of its time, and today we live in a media culture that informs much of what we think and how we behave. Religious believers, communities and institutions use media as tools to communicate, but also as locations where they construct and express identity,…

    Paperback – 2014-05-23

  • Unthinking Eurocentrism: Multiculturalism and the Media book cover

    Unthinking Eurocentrism

    Multiculturalism and the Media, 2nd Edition

    By Ella Shohat, Robert Stam

    Unthinking Eurocentrism, a seminal and award-winning work in postcolonial studies first published in 1994, explored Eurocentrism as an interlocking network of buried premises, embedded narratives, and submerged tropes that constituted a broadly shared epistemology. Within a transdisciplinary study,…

    Paperback – 2014-05-20

  • Social Sciences: The Big Issues book cover

    Social Sciences

    The Big Issues, 3rd Edition

    By Kath Woodward

    The social sciences are about people and the relationships between individuals and the social and material world we live in. They are about the social structures which shape – and are shaped by – social forces such as ethnicity, race, gender, sexuality and age and the bodies we inhabit. How are…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28

  • Celebrity Culture: Second Edition book cover

    Celebrity Culture

    Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Ellis Cashmore

    Over the past few decades, the public obsession with celebrity has exploded. There has also been a huge growth in the number of college and university courses and degrees on celebrity studies and celebrity journalism. Ellis Cashmore’s Celebrity/Culture was among the first textbooks to address this…

    Paperback – 2014-04-15

  • Consuming Race book cover

    Consuming Race

    1st Edition

    By Ben Pitcher

    From the rise of Nordic noir to a taste for street food, from practices of natural gardening to the aesthetics of children's TV, contemporary culture is saturated with racial meanings. By consuming race we make sense of other groups and cultures, communicate our own identities, express our needs…

    Paperback – 2014-04-07

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