• Consumer Vulnerability: Conditions, contexts and characteristics book cover

    Consumer Vulnerability

    Conditions, contexts and characteristics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathy Hamilton, Susan Dunnett, Maria Piacentini

    Consumer vulnerability is of growing importance as a research topic for those exploring wellbeing. This book provides space to critically engage with the conditions, contexts and characteristics of consumer vulnerability, which affect how people experience and respond to the marketplace and vice…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Japanese Adult Video Industry book cover

    The Japanese Adult Video Industry

    1st Edition

    By Heung-Wah Wong, Hoi-yan Yau

    Unlike many other books on pornography which concentrate on arguments about restricting or not restricting pornography, this book focuses on the production of adult videos. It outlines and examines the industrial dynamics of the industry, its strategies, technological capabilities and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

  • Power, Diversity and Public Relations book cover

    Power, Diversity and Public Relations

    1st Edition

    By Lee Edwards

    Power, Diversity and Public Relations addresses the lack of diversity in PR by revealing the ways in which power operates within the occupation to construct archetypal practitioner identities, occupational belonging and exclusion. It explores the ways in which the field is normatively constructed…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Materializing Memory in Art and Popular Culture book cover

    Materializing Memory in Art and Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laszlo Muntean, Liedeke Plate, Anneke Smelik

    Memory matters. It matters because memory brings the past into the present, and opens it up to the future. But it also matters literally, because memory is mediated materially. Materiality is the stuff of memory. Meaningful objects that we love (or hate) function not only as aide-mémoire but are…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Migrants in Contemporary Spanish Film book cover

    Migrants in Contemporary Spanish Film

    1st Edition

    By Clara Guillén Marín

    During the last two decades Spain has undergone an unprecedented transformation from being a country of emigrants to receiving a significant number of migrants from all around the world. This book focuses on the analysis of documentaries and fiction films representing migrants in Spain in the first…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Subjectivity across Media: Interdisciplinary and Transmedial Perspectives book cover

    Subjectivity across Media

    Interdisciplinary and Transmedial Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maike Sarah Reinerth, Jan-Noël Thon

    Media in general and narrative media in particular have the potential to represent not only a variety of both possible and actual worlds but also the perception and consciousness of characters in these worlds. Hence, media can be understood as "qualia machines," as technologies that allow for the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Migrant Labor and Border Securities in Pop Culture book cover

    Migrant Labor and Border Securities in Pop Culture

    1st Edition

    By Camilla Fojas

    Migrant Labor and Border Securities in Pop Culture explores the conditions for migrant domestic, agricultural, and factory workers as that of continual crisis and examines how the borderlands are a workshop of neoliberalism. These borderland stories present a future of integrated networks in which…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Surveillance in Asian Cinema: Under Eastern Eyes book cover

    Surveillance in Asian Cinema

    Under Eastern Eyes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Fang

    Critical theory and popular wisdom are rife with images of surveillance as an intrusive, repressive practice often suggestively attributed to eastern powers and opposed to western liberalism. Hollywood-dominated global media has long promulgated a geopoliticized east-west axis of freedom vs.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • The Big Smallness: Niche Marketing, the American Culture Wars, and the New Children�s Literature book cover

    The Big Smallness

    Niche Marketing, the American Culture Wars, and the New Children�s Literature, 1st Edition

    By Michelle Ann Abate

    This book is the first full-length critical study to explore the rapidly growing cadre of amateur-authored, independently-published, and niche-market picture books that have been released during the opening decades of the twenty-first century. Emerging from a powerful combination of the ease and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Popular Culture and the Austerity Myth: Hard Times Today book cover

    Popular Culture and the Austerity Myth

    Hard Times Today, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pete Bennett, Julian McDougall

    Contemporary popular culture is engaged in a rich and multi-levelled set of representational relations with austerity. This volume seeks to explore these relations, to ask: how does popular culture give expression to austerity; how are its effects conveyed; how do texts reproduce and expose its…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

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