• 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,…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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  • Matrix Activism: Global Practices of Resistance book cover

    Matrix Activism

    Global Practices of Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Michela Ardizzoni

    The intersection of virtual and physical spaces at the heart of contemporary political protests is a pivotal element in new practices of activism. In this new and global ecology of dissent and activism, different forces, stakeholders, and spaces, once defiantly discordant, come together to define…

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    Routledge

  • New Feminisms in South Asian Social Media, Film, and Literature: Disrupting the Discourse book cover

    New Feminisms in South Asian Social Media, Film, and Literature

    Disrupting the Discourse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonora Jha, Alka Kurian

    This book is a study of the resurgence and re-imagination of feminist discourse on gender and sexuality in South Asia as told through its cinematic, literary, and social media narratives. It brings incisive and expert analyses of emerging disruptive articulations that represent an unprecedented…

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  • The End of Black Studies: Conceptual, Theoretical, and Empirical Concerns book cover

    The End of Black Studies

    Conceptual, Theoretical, and Empirical Concerns, 1st Edition

    By Clovis E. Semmes

    Following a history of racial oppression and segregation, Black Americans were able to move in greater numbers into previously all- or predominantly-White colleges and universities. However, they encountered normative structures that excluded or distorted the Black experience and denied Black…

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  • The Routledge Companion to Media and Race book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Media and Race

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Campbell

    The Routledge Companion to Media and Race serves as a comprehensive guide for scholars, students, and media professionals who seek to understand the key debates about the impact of media messages on racial attitudes and understanding. Broad in scope and richly presented from a diversity of…

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  • Food and Foodways in African Narratives: Community, Culture, and Heritage book cover

    Food and Foodways in African Narratives

    Community, Culture, and Heritage, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Highfield

    Food is a defining feature in every culture. Despite its very basic purpose of sustaining life, it directly impacts the community, culture and heritage in every region around the globe in countless seen and unseen ways, including the literature and narratives of each region. Across…

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  • Bicultural Literature and Film in French and English book cover

    Bicultural Literature and Film in French and English

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter I. Barta, Phil Powrie

    This book focuses on literature and cinema in English or French by authors and directors not working in their native language. Artists with hybrid identities have become a defining phenomenon of contemporary reality following the increased mobility between civilisations during the postcolonial…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
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