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  • Intimacy on the Internet

    Media Representations of Online Connections

    By Lauren Rosewarne

    The focus of this book is on the media representations of the use of the Internet in seeking intimate connections—be it a committed relationship, a hook-up, or a community in which to dabble in fringe sexual practices. Popular culture (film, narrative television, the news media, and advertising)…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Race and Contention in Twenty-First Century U.S. Media

    Edited by Jason Smith, Bhoomi K. Thakore

    This volume explores and clarifies the complex intersection of race and media in the contemporary United States. Due to the changing dynamics of how racial politics are played out in the contemporary US (as seen with debates of the "post-racial" society), as well as the changing dynamics of the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • The Making of English Popular Culture

    Edited by John Storey

    The Making of English Popular Culture provides an account of the making of popular culture in the nineteenth century. While a form of what we might describe as popular culture existed before this period, John Storey has assembled a collection that demonstrates how what we now think of as popular…

    Paperback – 2016-05-13 
    Routledge
    Directions in Cultural History

  • Lifestyle Media in Asia

    Consumption, Aspiration and Identity

    Edited by Fran Martin, Tania Lewis

    Across Asia, consumer culture is increasingly shaping everyday life, with neoliberal economic and social policies increasingly adopted by governments who see their citizens as individualised, sovereign consumers with choices about their lifestyles and identities. One aspect of this development has…

    Hardback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Cultural Diplomacy: Beyond the National Interest?

    Edited by Ien Ang, Yudhishthir Raj Isar, Phillip Mar

    Cultural Diplomacy: Beyond the National Interest? is the first book bringing together, from the perspective of the cultural disciplines, scholarship that locates contemporary cultural diplomacy practices within their social, political, and ideological contexts, while examining the different forces…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03 
    Routledge

  • Thanatourism and Cinematic Representations of Risk

    Screening the End of Tourism

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    In today’s world, the need to eliminate natural and human-made disasters has been at the forefront of national and international socio-political agendas. The management of risks such as terrorism, labour strikes, protests and environmental degradation has become pivotal for countries that depend on…

    Hardback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Routledge Companion to Video Game Studies

    Edited by Mark J.P. Wolf, Bernard Perron

    The number of publications dealing with video game studies has exploded over the course of the last decade, but the field has produced few comprehensive reference works. The Routledge Companion to Video Game Studies, compiled by well-known video game scholars Mark J. P. Wolf and Bernard Perron,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21 
    Routledge

  • Random Riches

    Gambling Past & Present

    By Manfred Zollinger

    Gambling is a fascinating subject which for many centuries has attracted public interest. Yet, despite its ubiquity, gambling (or gaming) leads a marginal existence within the boundaries of scholarly research. Providing a longue durée survey, this volume promotes a historical understanding of the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-14 
    Routledge

  • Video Games and Gaming Culture, 4-vol. set

    Edited by Mark J P Wolf

    Video and interactive computer games now constitute an enormous industry that rivals television and film. Moreover, gaming is of growing importance in spheres beyond mere entertainment; games and gaming technology are increasingly applied to other ends, including for educational, political, and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-13 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

  • Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

    By Various

    This set reissues a host of previously out-of-print books that focus on the phenomenon of popular music in all its many guises. From the early days of professional songwriting, to the innovations of jazz and blues then the cultural revolution of rock 'n' roll, this set forms an essential reference…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Art Into Pop

    By Simon Frith, Howard Horne

    This book, first published in 1987, tells the intriguing and culturally complex story of the art school influence on postwar British popular music. Following Romantic attitudes from life class to recording studio, it focuses on two key moments – the early 1960s, when art students like John Lennon…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

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