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  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society

    Edited by Kevin Latham

    Offers an overview of contemporary Chinese social and cultural issues including gender and family, religion and ethnicity, social stratification, urban life, popular culture and media. Will be of interest to students and scholars of China across a range of disciplines including anthropology,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Popular Culture

    By Angi Buettner

    This book examines how the climate change debate is represented, dealt with, narrated and more generally plays out within the field, texts and genres of the commercial media. Understanding the importance of environmental representations, narratives and discourses for our perceptions of the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Hip Hop Versus Rap

    The Politics of Droppin' Knowledge

    By Patrick Turner

    "What is the real hip hop?" "To whom does hip hop belong?" "For what constructive purposes can hip hop be put to use?"   These are three key questions posed by hip hop activists in Hip Hop Versus Rap, which explores the politics of cultural authenticity, ownership and uplift in London’s post hip…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Massive Open Online Courses and Higher Education

    What Went Right, What Went Wrong and Where to Next?

    Edited by Rebecca Bennett, Mike Kent

    Since the first MOOC was launched at the University of Manitoba in 2008, this new form of the massification of higher education has been a rollercoaster ride for the university sector. The New York Times famously declared 2012 to be the year of the MOOC. However, by 2014, the number of academic…

    Hardback – 2017-05-18 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Cultural Feelings

    Mood, Mediation and Cultural Politics

    By Ben Highmore

    Cultural Feelings: Mood, Mediation and Cultural Politics sets out to examine the role of feelings and mood in the production of social and cultural experience. By returning to the work of Raymond Williams, and informed by recent ‘affect theory’, it treats feeling as a foundational term for cultural…

    Paperback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge

  • US Youth Films and Popular Music

    Identity, Genre, and Musical Agency

    By Tim McNelis

    This book brings theory from popular music studies to an examination of identity and agency in youth films while building on, and complementing, film studies literature concerned with genre, identity, and representation. McNelis includes case studies of Hollywood and independent US youth films that…

    Hardback – 2017-05-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film 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 – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Interpreting Tyler Perry

    Perspectives on Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality

    Edited by Jamel Santa Cruze Bell, Ronald L. Jackson II

    Tyler Perry has become a significant figure in media due to his undeniable box office success led by his character Madea and popular TV sitcoms House of Payne and Meet the Browns. Perry built a multimedia empire based largely on his popularity among African American viewers and has become a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • Black Celebrity, Racial Politics, and the Press

    Framing Dissent

    By Sarah J. Jackson

    Shifting understandings and ongoing conversations about race, celebrity, and protest in the twenty-first century call for a closer examination of the evolution of dissent by black celebrities and their reception in the public sphere. This book focuses on the way the mainstream and black press have…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • Chronicling Ben-Hur's Early Reception

    America’s Favorite Tale, 1880-1924

    By Barbara Ryan

    First published in 1880, Lew Wallace’s Ben-Hur is one of the best-selling novels of all time. Employing analytical strategies from the fields of literature, fan studies, reception history, and media research, Barbara Ryan traces Ben-Hur’s popularity from 1880 to 1924. She analyzes fan mail as well…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Politics in the Age of Austerity

    Edited by David Berry

    In 2008 another economic crisis emerged in the long history of capitalism which spurned the period of ‘austerity economics’ across many nations. Cultural Politics in the Age of Austerity examines how austerity impacts upon cultural politics in terms of understanding how established power is…

    Hardback – 2017-04-14 
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

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