Cultural Studies Products

  • Gender, Governance and Feminist Analysis

    Missing in Action?

    Edited by Christine M Hudson, Malin Rönnblom, Katherine Teghtsoonian

    This edited volume presents critical scholarship analysing governance practices in diverse jurisdictions in Europe and North America, at multiple scales, and in relation to several different arenas of policy and practice. The contributors address shortcomings in the mainstream literature on…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics

  • 21st Century Challenges Facing Cultural Landscapes

    Edited by Juliet Ramsay, Ken Taylor

    Through stories of diverse landscapes from around the world, this book captures human cultures and their land use practices in the environments they inhabit. The chapters cover topics from heritage in the 21st Century, appreciating and safeguarding values while facing challenges wrought by…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge

  • White Folks

    Race and Identity in Rural America

    By Timothy J. Lensmire

    White Folks explores the experiences and stories of eight white people from a small farming community in northern Wisconsin. It examines how white people learn to be ‘white’ and reveals how white racial identity is dependent on people of color — even in situations where white people have little or…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • Children, Media, and American History

    Printed Poison, Pernicious Stuff, and Other Terrible Temptations

    By Margaret Cassidy

    This book explores the history of American children and media, focusing on the ways in which new media enter into and become part of children’s lives. Cassidy examines a selection of "old media" when they were "new media," with an emphasis on understanding how children used those media…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Multilingual Brazil

    Language Resources, Identities and Ideologies in a Global Era

    Edited by Marilda C. Cavalcanti, Terezinha M. Maher

    This book brings together cutting edge work by Brazilian researchers on plurilingualism in Brazil for an English-speaking readership in one comprehensive volume. Divided into four sections, each with its own introduction, tying together the themes of the book, the volume charts a course for a new…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Clueless

    American Youth in the 1990s

    By Lesley Speed

    Clueless is widely considered to be one of the defining teen films of the 1990s. Presenting the teenage social world of Cher and her friends through an array of comedic lines and references to popular culture, the film has become part of a lexicon of popular youth culture. Based loosely on Jane…

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

  • L’Auberge Espagnole

    European Youth on Film

    By Benjamin McCann

    L’Auberge Espagnole looks at one of contemporary French cinema’s most influential and innovative youth films. examines its themes of cultural diversity, celebrates its construction of a European transnational identity, analyzes its youthful visual and structural ‘newness’, and charts its production…

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

  • Precious

    Identity, Adaptation and the African American Youth Film

    By Tim McNelis

    This book examines a popular, divisive, and celebrity-endorsed filmic depiction of a troubled African American girl, focusing on the concept of African American youth film and genre hybridity; the adaptation of the film from its source novel; how it deals with issues of identity such as race,…

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

  • American Graffiti

    George Lucas, the New Hollywood and the Baby Boom Generation

    By Peter Kramer

    Drawing on a wide range of archival sources, Peter Kramer explains how American Graffiti came into existence, paying close attention to the small-town upbringing and previous films of its director George Lucas. The book also explores the film’s story, style and themes; its marketing, critical…

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

  • The Breakfast Club

    Youth Identity and Generational Conflict in the Golden Age of Teen Film

    By Elissa Nelson

    The Breakfast Club is often classified as a quintessential teen film. The film spoke to the generation coming of age at during the 1980s with a story that got to the heart of the conflict between adults and young adults, that understood both the camaraderie and the pressures of peer…

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

  • American Pie

    The Anatomy of the Vulgar Teen Comedy

    By Bill Osgerby

    This book examines American Pie (1999), a film that exemplifies that most disparaged of movie genres – vulgar teen comedy. Taking American Pie as its focus, Bill Osgerby explores the nature and appeal of gloriously ‘grossed out’ teen humour. The book considers the relationship between American Pie’…

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

  • Boyhood

    A Young Life on Screen

    By Timothy Shary

    This book traces the development of Richard Linklater’s Boyhood from its audacious concept through its tenacious production to its celebrated reception, placing it within the context of cinematic parables about children to demonstrate its distinctive vision. Timothy Shary, author of numerous…

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

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