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  • White Masculinity in Contemporary Australia

    The Good Ol’ Aussie Bloke, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Waling

    Spanning the disciplines of sociology, history, media and cultural studies and popular culture, this book offers a historical exploration of Australian masculine tropes and an examination contemporary representations of masculinity in the media. With attention to a range of thematic issues,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Contexts of Violence in Comics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Hague, Ian Horton, Nina Mickwitz

    This book asks the reader to consider the ways in which violence and its representations may be enabled or restricted by the contexts in which they take place. It analyzes how structures and organising principles, be they political, cultural, religious, legal or historical, might encourage, demand…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • Representing Acts of Violence in Comics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Hague, Ian Horton, Nina Mickwitz

    This book examines the ways in which individual moments of violence develop, and are presented, in comics and graphic novels. It raises questions about depiction and the act of showing violence, but it also considers the ways in which violence can affect those involved over the long term. The…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • Star Power

    American Democracy in the Age of the Celebrity Candidate, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Wright

    Are celebrity politics the spice of American public life or a pox on policy progress? This book identifies and measures the attributes of celebrities that make them well-equipped to win campaigns and yet poorly prepared to govern effectively. The framers of the US Constitution worried about the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-06 
    Routledge
    Media and Power

  • Prestige Television and Prison in the Age of Mass Incarceration

    A Wall Rise Up, 1st Edition

    By Victoria M. Bryan

    Television shows that we might call ‘prestige television’ represent prison in ways that are sometimes reductive, sometimes powerful, and sometimes exceedingly complex. This book examines various programmes across the genres of drama, comedy and horror that utilize prison or places of incarceration…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Graphic Violence

    Illustrated Theories about Violence, Popular Media, and Our Social Lives, 1st Edition

    By Emily Edwards, Tristan Fuller

    Graphic Violence provides an innovative introduction to the relationship between violence and visual media, discussing how media consumers and producers can think critically about and interact with violent visual content. It comprehensively surveys predominant theories of media violence and the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-23 
    Routledge

  • Make America Hate Again

    Trump-Era Horror and the Politics of Fear, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria McCollum

    Horror films have traditionally sunk their teeth into straitened times, reflecting, expressing and validating the spirit of the epoch, and capitalising on the political and cultural climate in which they are made. This book shows how the horror genre has adapted itself to the transformation of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10 
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Ageing and Contemporary Female Musicians

    1st Edition

    By Abigail Gardner

        Ageing and Contemporary Female Musicians focuses on ageing within contemporary popular music. It argues that context, genres, memoirs, racial politics and place all contribute to how women are 'aged'  in popular music.   Framing contemporary female musicians as canonical grandmothers, Rude…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • Aging and Popular Music in Europe

    1st Edition

    By Abigail Gardner, Ros Jennings

    Opening up the dialogue between popular music studies and aging studies, this book offers a major exploration of age and popular music across Europe. Using a variety of methods to illustrate how age within popular music is contingent and compelling, the volume explores how it provokes curation and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Millennials and Media Ecology

    Culture, Pedagogy and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Cristiano, Ahmet Atay

    Millennials and Media Ecology explores issues pertaining to millennials and digital media ecology and studies the cultural, pedagogical, and political environments such heterogeneous generation populates. The book questions whether millennials are properly understood as a heterogeneous group,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Sonic Politics

    Music and Social Movements in the Americas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olaf Kaltmeier, Wilfried Raussert

    This volume analyses the narration of the social through music and the seismographic function of music to detect social problems and envision alternatives. Beyond state-driven attempts to link musical production to the official narrative of the nation, mass musical movements emerged during the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge
    InterAmerican Research: Contact, Communication, Conflict

  • The Indian Partition in Literature and Films

    History, Politics, and Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rini Bhattacharya Mehta, Debali Mookerjea-Leonard

    This book presents an examination of fictional representations, in books and films, of the 1947 Partition that led to the creation of the sovereign nation-states of India and Pakistan. While the process of representing the Partition experience through words and images began in the late 1940s, it is…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

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