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  • The Boarding School Girls

    Developmental and Cultural Narratives

    By Soosan Latham, Roya Ferdows

    They were children. Put on a train in a strange land, they waved goodbye to a parent as they headed to an educational institution that, unbeknownst to them, was to become their new home. Separated from their loving families, they strived to meet the expectations of the grownups and, in some cases,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Chinese Fans of Japanese and Korean Pop Culture

    Nationalistic Narratives and International Fandom

    By Lu Chen

    How can Japanese popular culture gain numerous fans in China, despite pervasive anti-Japanese sentiment? How is it that there’s such a strong anti-Korean sentiment in Chinese online fan communities when the official Sino-Korean relationship is quite stable before 2016? Avid fans in China are…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Queercore

    Queer Punk Media Subculture

    By Curran Nault

    Queercore is a queer and punk transmedia movement that was instigated in 1980s Toronto via the pages of the underground fanzine ("zine") J.D.s. Authored by G.B. Jones and Bruce LaBruce, J.D.s. declared "civil war" on the punk and gay and lesbian mainstreams, consolidating a subculture of likeminded…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender, Sexuality, and Media

  • The Beloved Does Not Bite

    Moral Vampires and the Humans Who Love Them

    By Debra Dudek

    In this new monograph, author Debra Dudek defines a new era of vampire texts in which vampires have moved from their iconic dark, feared, often seductive figure lingering in alleys to the beloved and morally sensitive vampire winning the affections of teen protagonists throughout pop culture. Dudek…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Videogames, Identity and Digital Subjectivity

    By Rob Gallagher

    This book argues that games offer a means of coming to terms with a world that is being transformed by digital technologies. As blends of software and fiction, videogames are uniquely capable of representing and exploring the effects of digitization on day-to-day life. By modeling and incorporating…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • 'Alternative' cultures and leisure

    Creating pathways for sustainable livelihoods

    Edited by Alan Law, Stephen Wearing

    Contemporary discourse on sustainability points to the need for substantial, if not radical, shifts in relations between productivity, environment, consumption and identities, in ways which bring or restore balance to the intersecting domains. The catchphrase of ‘sustainability’ has made its way…

    Paperback – 2017-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Role-playing Game Studies

    A Transmedial Approach

    Edited by Sebastian Deterding, José Zagal

    This collection offers readers a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, international, and transmedia examination of roleplaying games. Tracing the history of the genre from its origins in tabletop and pen-and-paper RPGs like Dungeons & Dragons all the way up to contemporary franchises like World of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Junior and Youth Grassroots Football Culture

    The Forgotten Game

    Edited by Jimmy O'Gorman

    Football is ubiquitously acknowledged as ‘The Global Game’ and/or ‘The People’s Game’ – everyday all-encompassing terms familiar to anyone with an interest in football which illustrate, albeit nebulously, the game’s international reach and popularity. Yet much academic and popular attention has…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Routledge International Handbook of Visual Criminology

    Edited by Michelle Brown, Eamonn Carrabine

    Dynamically written and richly illustrated, the Routledge International Handbook of Visual Criminology offers the first foundational primer on visual criminology. Spanning a variety of media and visual modes, this volume assembles established researchers whose work is essential to understanding the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Sexuality in Role-Playing Games

    By Ashley ML Brown

    Role-playing games offer a chance to pretend, make believe, and share fantasy. They often invoke heavy themes into their game play: morality, violence, politics, spirituality, or sexuality. Although interesting moral debates perennially appear in the media and academia concerning the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • Hispanic Marketing

    The Power of the New Latino Consumer, 3rd Edition

    By Felipe Korzenny, Sindy Chapa, Betty Ann Korzenny

    Hispanic Marketing: The Power of the New Latino Consumer focuses on using cultural insights to connect with Latino consumers. Now in its third edition, the book provides marketers with the skills necessary to perform useful Hispanic market analysis and thus develop effective integrated marketing…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge

  • 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 hop…

    Hardback – 2017-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

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