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  • The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Media

    Edited by María Elena Cepeda, Dolores Inés Casillas

    The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Media provides students and scholars with an indispensable overview of the domestic and transnational dynamics at play within multi-lingual Latina/o media. The book examines both independent and mainstream media via race and gender in its theoretical and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • The End of Cool Japan

    Ethical, Legal, and Cultural Challenges to Japanese Popular Culture

    Edited by Mark McLelland

    Today’s convergent media environment offers unprecedented opportunities for sourcing and disseminating previously obscure popular culture material from Japan. However, this presents concerns regarding copyright, ratings and exposure to potentially illegal content which are serious problems for…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

    By Various

    This seven volume set reissues a collection of out-of-print titles covering a range of responses to modern culture. They include in-depth analyses of US and Australian popular culture, works on the media and television, macrosociology, and the media and ‘otherness’. Taken together, they provide…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Dynamics of Culture

    By J. Zvi Namenwirth, Robert Philip Weber

    This book, first published in 1987, is a landmark contribution to macrosociology that extends the tradition of Sorokin, Durkheim, Marx, Weber and other founders of the discipline in new and exciting directions. Using their innovative content analysis methodology to examine American and British…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Media Cultures

    Reappraising Transnational Media

    Edited by Michael Skovmand, Kim Christian Schrøder

    This book, first published in 1992, challenges the elitism and cultural pessimism of much Anglo-American and Continental cultural debate with regard to the role and power of transnational media practices. In a series of ten innovative essays, an international group of media researchers explores a…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Otherness and the Media

    The Ethnography of the Imagined and the Imaged

    Edited by Hamid Naficy, Teshome H. Gabriel

    This anthology on otherness and the media, first published in 1993, was prompted by the proliferation of writings centring on issues of ‘difference’, ‘diversity’, ‘multiculturalism’, ‘representation’ and ‘postcolonial’ discourses. Such issues and discourses question existing canons of criticism,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Misunderstanding Media

    By Brian Winston

    The 1980s saw constant reports of an information revolution. This book, first published in 1986, challenges this view. It argues that the information revolution is an illusion, a rhetorical gambit, an expression of profound historical ignorance, and a movement dedicated to purveying…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • America Under Construction

    Boundaries and Identities in Popular Culture

    Edited by Kristi S. Long, Matthew Nadelhaft

    A variety of theoretical approaches to the study of culture have emphasised the significance of the creation, maintenance, and the transgression of boundaries to identities – be they social, cultural, national or personal. The essays collected in this book, first published in 1997, explore the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Myths of Oz

    Reading Australian Popular Culture

    By John Fiske, Bob Hodge, Graeme Turner

    This book, first published in 1987, sets out to examine and extend our understanding of Australian popular culture, and to counter the long-established, traditional criticism bewailing its lack. The authors argue that the 'knocker's' view started from an elitist viewpoint, yearning for Australia to…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Television

    The Medium and its Manners

    By Peter Conrad

    It dominates our lives. It is the twentieth-century medium. And yet we're all a little sheepish when it comes to television, disowning it by disavowal or by inventing subtle, innocuous disguises for it. Why is this? In this book, first published in 1982, Peter Conrad argues that our unease stems…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • More Words About Pictures

    Current Research on Picturebooks and Visual/Verbal Texts for Young People

    Edited by Perry Nodelman, Naomi Hamer, Mavis Reimer

    This volume represents the current state of research on picture books and other adjacent hybrid forms of visual/verbal texts such as comics, graphic novels, and book apps, with a particular focus on texts produced for and about young people. When Perry Nodelman’s Words about Pictures: the Narrative…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Youth Culture in Chinese Language Film

    By Xuelin Zhou

    This book explores the vigorous film cultures of mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong from the perspective of youth culture. The book relates this important topic to the wider social, cultural, and institutional context, and discusses the relationship between the films and the changes that today…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

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