• News of Baltimore: Race, Rage and the City book cover

    News of Baltimore

    Race, Rage and the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Steiner, Silvio Waisbord

    This book examines how the media approached long-standing and long-simmering issues of race, class, violence, and social responsibility in Baltimore during the demonstrations, violence, and public debate in the spring of 2015. Contributors take Baltimore to be an important place, symbol, and marker…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
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  • Performing Ethnicity, Performing Gender: Transcultural Perspectives book cover

    Performing Ethnicity, Performing Gender

    Transcultural Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bettina Hofmann, Monika Mueller

    Performance and performativity are important terms for a theorization of gender and race/ethnicity as constitutive of identity. This collection reflects the ubiquity, diversity, and (historical) locatedness of ethnicity and gender by presenting contributions by an array of international scholars…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
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  • The Situationist International in Britain: Modernism, Surrealism, and the Avant-Garde book cover

    The Situationist International in Britain

    Modernism, Surrealism, and the Avant-Garde, 1st Edition

    By Sam Cooper

    This book tells, for the first time, the story of the Situationist International’s influence and afterlives in Britain, where its radical ideas have been rapturously welcomed and fiercely resisted. The Situationist International presented itself as the culmination of the twentieth century…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
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  • New Perspectives on the Social Aspects of Digital Gaming: Multiplayer 2 book cover

    New Perspectives on the Social Aspects of Digital Gaming

    Multiplayer 2, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Kowert, Thorsten Quandt

    Expanding on the work in the volume Multiplayer, this new book explores several other areas related to social gaming in detail. The aim is to go beyond a typical "edited book" concept, and offer a very concise volume with several focal points that are most relevant for the current debate about…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Maximalism in Contemporary American Literature: The Uses of Detail book cover

    Maximalism in Contemporary American Literature

    The Uses of Detail, 1st Edition

    By Nick Levey

    This book begins a new and foundational discussion of maximalism by investigating how the treatment of detail in contemporary literature impels readers to navigate, tolerate, and enrich the cultural landscape of postindustrial America. It studies the maximalist novels of David Foster Wallace,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Postfeminist Celebrity and Motherhood: Brand Mom book cover

    Postfeminist Celebrity and Motherhood

    Brand Mom, 1st Edition

    By Jorie Lagerwey

    This book analyzes the intersections of celebrity, self-branding, and "mommy" culture. It examines how images of celebrity moms playing versions of themselves on reality television, social media, gossip sites, and self-branded retail outlets negotiate the complex demands of postfeminism and the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • The Cultural Politics of Chick Lit: Popular Fiction, Postfeminism and Representation book cover

    The Cultural Politics of Chick Lit

    Popular Fiction, Postfeminism and Representation, 1st Edition

    By Heike Missler

    Chick lit is the marketing label attributed to a surge of books published in the wake of Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones's Diary (1996) and Candace Bushnell's Sex and the City (1997). Branded by their pink or pastel-coloured book covers, chick-lit novels have been a highly successful and ubiquitous…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
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  • Toward a Chican@ Hip Hop Anti-colonialism book cover

    Toward a [email protected] Hip Hop Anti-colonialism

    1st Edition

    By Pancho McFarland

    Toward a [email protected] Hip Hop Anti-Colonialism makes visible the anti-colonial, alterNative politics in hip hop texts created by [email protected] and [email protected] (indigenous-identified people of Mexican descent in the United States). McFarland builds on indigenous knowledge, anarchism, and transnational feminism to…

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  • Popular Music and Retro Culture in the Digital Era book cover

    Popular Music and Retro Culture in the Digital Era

    1st Edition

    By Jean Hogarty

    This book explores the trend of retro and nostalgia within contemporary popular music culture. Using empirical evidence obtained from a case study of fans’ engagement with older music, the book argues that retro culture is the result of an inseparable mix of cultural and technological changes,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
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  • The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Popular Culture book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frederick Luis Aldama

    Latina/o popular culture has experienced major growth and change with the expanding demographic of Latina/os in mainstream media. In The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Pop Culture, contributors pay serious critical attention to all facets of Latina/o popular culture including TV, films,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
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  • The Contemporary Femme Fatale: Gender, Genre and American Cinema book cover

    The Contemporary Femme Fatale

    Gender, Genre and American Cinema, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Farrimond

    The femme fatale occupies a precarious yet highly visible space in contemporary cinema. From sci-fi alien women to teenage bad girls, filmmakers continue to draw on the notion of the sexy deadly woman in ways which traverse boundaries of genre and narrative. This book charts the articulations of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
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  • Materiality and Popular Culture: The Popular Life of Things book cover

    Materiality and Popular Culture

    The Popular Life of Things, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Malinowska, Karolina Lebek

    This book critically approaches contemporary meanings of materiality and discuses ways in which we understand, experience, and engage with objects through popular culture in our private, social and professional lives. Appropriating Arjun Appadurai’s famous phrase: "the social life of things", with…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

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