• Aesthetics: A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts book cover

    Aesthetics

    A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts, 4th Edition

    Edited by David Goldblatt, Lee Brown, Stephanie Patridge

    Aesthetics: A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts, 4th Edition contains an extensive selection of readings organized by individual art forms. Sections include topics that are familiar to students such as, painting, photography and movies, architecture, music, literature, and performance, as well as…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge

  • Toward a Chican@ Hip Hop Anticolonialism book cover

    Toward a Chican@ Hip Hop Anticolonialism

    By Pancho McFarland

    Toward a Chican@ Hip Hop Anti-Colonialism makes visible the anti-colonial, alterNative politics in hip hop texts created by Chican@s and Xican@s (indigenous-identified people of Mexican descent in the US). McFarland builds on indigenous knowledge, anarchism, and transnational feminism to identify…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Latina/o Popular Culture

  • Digital Music Distribution: The Sociology of Online Music Streams book cover

    Digital Music Distribution

    The Sociology of Online Music Streams

    By Hendrik Storstein Spilker

    The digital music revolution and the rise of piracy cultures has transformed the music world as we knew it. Digital Music Distribution aims to go beyond the polarized and reductive perception of ‘piracy wars’ to offer a broader and richer understanding of the paradoxes inherent in new forms of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Streaming Music: Practices, Media, Cultures book cover

    Streaming Music

    Practices, Media, Cultures

    By Sofia Johansson, Ann Werner, Patrik Åker, Greg Goldenzwaig

    Streaming Music examines how the Internet has become integrated in contemporary music use, by focusing on streaming as a practice and a technology for music consumption. The backdrop to this enquiry is the digitization of society and culture, where the music industry has undergone profound…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge

  • Popular World Music book cover

    Popular World Music

    2nd Edition

    By Andrew Shahriari

    Popular World Music, Second Edition introduces students to popular music genres and artists from around the world. Andrew Shahriari discusses international music styles familiar to most students—Reggae, Salsa, K-Pop, and more—with a comprehensive listening-oriented introduction to mainstream…

    Paperback – 2017-08-17 
    Routledge

  • Bruce Springsteen and Popular Music: Rhetoric, Social Consciousness, and Contemporary Culture book cover

    Bruce Springsteen and Popular Music

    Rhetoric, Social Consciousness, and Contemporary Culture

    Edited by William I. Wolff

    This interdisciplinary volume enters the scholarly conversation about Bruce Springsteen at the moment when he has reinforced his status of global superstar and achieved the status of social critic. Covering musical and cultural developments, chapters primarily consider work Springsteen has released…

    Hardback – 2017-07-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Rock around the Clock: Exploitation, Rock 'n' roll and the Origins of Youth Culture book cover

    Rock around the Clock

    Exploitation, Rock 'n' roll and the Origins of Youth Culture

    By Yannis Tzioumakis, Sian Lincoln

    Rock around the Clock examines one of the earliest films made specifically for young audiences in US cinema, paying particular attention to the exploitation film production company that made the film, the ways it represented young people, especially in terms of their association with rock ‘n’ roll…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • 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

    This book considers "The Hunger Games" as an intertextual field centred on this blockbuster film franchise but also encompassing the successful novels that preceded them and the merchandised imagery and the critical and fan discourse that surrounds them. It emphasizes the place of "The Hunger Games…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Popular Music in Evangelical Youth Culture book cover

    Popular Music in Evangelical Youth Culture

    By Stella Lau

    Christian churches and groups within Anglo-American contexts have increasingly used popular music as a way to connect with young people. This book investigates the relationships between evangelical Christianity and popular music, focusing particularly on electronic dance music in the last twenty…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Popular Music and Cultural Policy book cover

    Popular Music and Cultural Policy

    Edited by Shane Homan, Martin Cloonan, Jen Cattermole

    Popular music is increasingly visible in government strategies and policies. While much has been written about the expanding flow of music products and music creativity in emphasising the global nature of popular music, little attention has been paid to the flow of ideas about policy formation and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Music Video After MTV: Audiovisual Studies, New Media, and Popular Music book cover

    Music Video After MTV

    Audiovisual Studies, New Media, and Popular Music

    By Mathias Bonde Korsgaard

    Since the 1980s, music videos have been everywhere, and today almost all of the most-viewed clips on YouTube are music videos. However, in academia, music videos do not currently share this popularity. Music Video After MTV gives music video its due academic credit by exploring the changing…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Popular Music, Cultural Memory, and Heritage book cover

    Popular Music, Cultural Memory, and Heritage

    Edited by Andy Bennett, Susanne Janssen

    Popular music is increasingly being represented and celebrated as an aspect of contemporary cultural history and heritage. In many places across the world, popular music heritage sites – including museums, archives, commemorative plaques adorning buildings, and what could be referred to as DIY…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

1Series in Popular Music

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