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  • The Freshman

    Comedy and Masculinity in 1920s Film and Youth Culture

    By Christina G. Petersen

    Before the advent of the teenager in the 1940s and the teenpic in the 1950s, The Freshman (Taylor and Newmeyer, 1925) represented 1920s college youth culture as an exclusive world of leisure to a mass audience. Starring popular slapstick comedian Harold Lloyd, The Freshman was a hit with audiences…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • DIY Cultures and Underground Music Scenes

    Edited by Andy Bennett, Paula Guerra

    The concept of DIY ‘do-it-yourself’ cultural production gained critical momentum during the late 1970s with the emergence of punk. This proved to be a catalyst for the creation of a broader DIY aesthetic that has underpinned a succession of punk and post-punk music styles since the late 1970s.…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Youth, Technology, Governance, Experience

    Adults Understanding Young People

    Edited by Liam Grealy, Catherine Driscoll, Anna Hickey-Moody

    How far do adults truly understand youth? How do their conceptions inform interventions into young lives or implicate young people’s experiences? Centrally exploring adults’ ideas about youth, Youth, Technology, Governance, Experience seeks to tackle these questions. Specifically, this timely…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • The Outlaw Biker Legacy of Violence

    By Thomas Barker

    Outlaw bikers represent a very small percentage of motorcycle riders who join motorcycle clubs, but they receive disproportionate attention due to their mystique, unconventional behavior, and violence. Although the outlaw biker phenomenon started in the United States, it has since spread throughout…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11 
    Routledge

  • The Poetry of Punk

    The Meaning behind Punk Rock and Hardcore Lyrics

    By Gerfried Ambrosch

    Punk bands have produced an abundance of poetic texts, some crude, some elaborate, in the form of song lyrics. These lyrics are an ideal means by which to trace the developments and explain the conflicts and schisms that have shaped, and continue to shape, punk culture. They can be described as the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08 
    Routledge

  • Gambling in Everyday Life

    By Fiona Nicoll

    In the past two decades, gambling industries have experienced exponential growth with annual global expenditure worth approximately 300 billion dollars. Yet most academic research on gambling is concentrated on problem gambling and conducted within the psychological sciences. Nicoll considers…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Ecologies of Internet Video

    Beyond YouTube

    By John Hondros

    This book explores the adoption of video distribution technology by amateur video makers, highlighting the unexpectedly complex and contested situations they encounter. Rather than starting with YouTube, it takes as its point of departure amateur video before the Internet, discussing the reasons…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Living Out Loud

    An Introduction to LGBTQ History, Society, and Culture

    Edited by Michael Murphy

    Living Out Loud: An Introduction to LGBTQ History, Society, and Culture offers students a foundation on evidence-based, interdisciplinary knowledge of LGBT history, society, and culture. Including chapters on sexual health and cross-cultural diversity, this text captures the full scope of LGBT…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Digital Writing and Rhetoric

    Edited by Jonathan Alexander, Jacqueline Rhodes

    This companion brings together scholars from around the globe who here contribute to our understanding of how digital rhetoric is changing the written landscape. Increasingly, all of us must navigate networks of information, compose not just with computers but an array of mobile devices,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Communication Studies

  • Role-Playing Game Studies

    A Transmedia Approach

    Edited by Sebastian Deterding, José Zagal

    This handbook, for the first time, collects the state of research on role-playing games across disciplines, cultures, and media in a single, accessible volume. Collaboratively authored by more than 50 key scholars, this book traces the history of the genre from wargaming precursors and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07 
    Routledge

  • Fan Identities and Practices in Context

    Dedicated to Music

    Edited by Mark Duffett

    Popular music is not simply a series of musicians, moments, genres or recordings. Audiences matter; and the most ardent audience members are the fans. To be a fan is to feel a connection with music. The study of fandom has begun to emerge as a vital strand of academic research, one that offers a…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

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