• The Routledge Companion to Sound Studies book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Sound Studies

    Edited by Michael Bull

    The Routledge Companion to Sound Studies is an extensive volume presenting a comparative and historically informed understanding of the workings of sound in culture, while also mapping potential future directions for research in the field. Experts from a variety of disciplines within sound studies…

    Hardback – 2018-10-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Popular Music and the Postcolonial book cover

    Popular Music and the Postcolonial

    Edited by Oliver Lovesey

    Popular Music and the Postcolonial addresses the often-overlooked relationship between the fields of popular music and postcolonial studies, and it has implications for ethnomusicology, cultural and literary studies, history, sociology, and political economy. Popular music in its many forms…

    Hardback – 2018-09-16 
    Routledge

  • Made in Korea: Studies in Popular Music book cover

    Made in Korea

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Hyunjoon Shin, Seung-Ah Lee

    Made in Korea: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary Korean popular music. Each essay covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in Korea, first presenting a general…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Pop Art and Popular Music: Jukebox Modernism book cover

    Pop Art and Popular Music

    Jukebox Modernism

    By Melissa L. Mednicov

    This book offers an innovative and interdisciplinary approach to Pop art scholarship through a recuperation of popular music into art historical understandings of the movement. Jukebox modernism is a procedure by which Pop artists used popular music within their works to disrupt decorous modernism…

    Hardback – 2018-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Listening to Rap: An Introduction book cover

    Listening to Rap

    An Introduction

    By Michael Berry

    Over the past four decades, rap and hip hop culture have taken a central place in popular music both in the United States and around the world. Listening to Rap: An Introduction enables students to understand the historical context, cultural impact, and unique musical characteristics of this…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture

    Edited by Frederick Luis Aldama

    The Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture is the first comprehensive volume to explore the intersections between gender, sexuality, and the creation, consumption, and interpretation of popular culture in the Américas. The chapters seek to enrich our understanding of the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions to Gender

  • The Routledge Companion to Popular Music History and Heritage book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Popular Music History and Heritage

    Edited by Sarah Baker, Catherine Strong, Lauren Istvandity, Zelmarie Cantillon

    The Routledge Companion to Popular Music History and Heritage examines the social, cultural, political and economic value of popular music as history and heritage. Taking a cross-disciplinary approach, the volume explores the relationship between popular music and the past, and how interpretations…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • The Poetry of Punk: The Meaning Behind Punk Rock and Hardcore Lyrics book cover

    The Poetry of Punk

    The Meaning Behind Punk Rock and Hardcore Lyrics

    By Gerfried Ambrosch

    Punk bands have produced an abundance of poetic texts, some crude, some elaborate, in the form of song lyrics. These lyrics are an ideal means by which to trace the developments and explain the conflicts and schisms that have shaped, and continue to shape, punk culture. They can be described as the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-14
    Routledge

  • Made in Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand: Studies in Popular Music book cover

    Made in Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Shelley Brunt, Geoff Stahl

    Made in Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of twentieth-century popular music of Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand. The volume consists of chapters by leading scholars of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • The Hunger Games: Spectacle, Risk and the Girl Action Hero book cover

    The Hunger Games

    Spectacle, Risk and the Girl Action Hero

    By Catherine Driscoll, Alexandra Heatwole

    The 2012 film The Hunger Games and its three sequels, appearing quickly over the following three years, represent one of the most successful examples of the contemporary popularity of youth-oriented speculative film and television series. This book considers "The Hunger Games" as an intertextual…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • The DIY Movement in Art, Music and Publishing: Subjugated Knowledges book cover

    The DIY Movement in Art, Music and Publishing

    Subjugated Knowledges

    By Sarah Lowndes

    This book considers the history of Do It Yourself art, music and publishing, demonstrating how DIY strategies have transitioned from being marginal, to emergent, to embedded. Through secondary research, observation and original interviews, each chapter details the peak period of a city’s…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Iranian Music and Popular Entertainment: From Motrebi to Losanjelesi and Beyond book cover

    Iranian Music and Popular Entertainment

    From Motrebi to Losanjelesi and Beyond

    By GJ Breyley, Sasan Fatemi

    The word motreb finds its roots in the Arabic verb taraba, meaning ‘to make happy.’ Originally denoting all musicians in Iran, motrebi came to be associated, pejoratively, with the cheerful vulgarity of the lowbrow entertainer. In Iranian Music and Popular Entertainment, GJ Breyley and Sasan…

    Paperback – 2018-04-15
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

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