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  • The Middle Class in Emerging Societies

    Consumers, Lifestyles and Markets

    Edited by Leslie L. Marsh, Hongmei Li

    This volume examines the discursive construction of the meanings and lifestyle practices of the middle class in the rapidly transforming economies of Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East, focusing on the social, political and cultural implications at local and global levels. While…

    Hardback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Fairy-Tale Films Beyond Disney

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Jack Zipes, Pauline Greenhill, Kendra Magnus-Johnston

    The fairy tale has become one of the dominant cultural forms and genres internationally, thanks in large part to its many manifestations on screen. Yet the history and relevance of the fairy-tale film have largely been neglected. In this follow-up to Jack Zipes’s award-winning book The Enchanted…

    Paperback – 2015-09-23 
    Routledge

  • Bollywood and Globalization

    The Global Power of Popular Hindi Cinema

    Edited by David J. Schaefer, Kavita Karan

    The field of Bollywood studies has remained predominantly critical, theoretical and historical in focus. This book brings together qualitative and quantitative approaches to tackle empirical questions focusing on the relationship between soft power, hybridity, cinematic texts, and audiences.…

    Paperback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Hindi Cinema

    Repeating the Subject

    By Nandini Bhattacharya

    Hindi Cinema is full of instances of repetition of themes, narratives, plots and characters. By looking at 60 years of Hindi cinema, this book focuses on the phenomenon as a crucial thematic and formal code that is problematic when representing the national and cinematic subject. It reflects on the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • Environmental Ethics and Film

    By Pat Brereton

    Environmental ethics presents and defends a systematic and comprehensive account of the moral relation between human beings and their natural environment and assumes that human behaviour toward the natural world can and is governed by moral norms. In contemporary society, film has provided a…

    Paperback – 2015-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • The 1970s and its Legacies in India's Cinemas

    Edited by Priya Joshi, Rajinder Dudrah

    The 1970s was a pivotal decade in the Indian social, cultural, political and economic landscape: the global oil crisis, wars with China and Pakistan in the previous decade, the Bangladesh war of 1971, labour and food shortages, widespread political corruption, and the declaration of the state of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-13 
    Routledge

  • Spaces of the Cinematic Home

    Behind the Screen Door

    Edited by Eleanor Andrews, Stella Hockenhull, Fran Pheasant-Kelly

    This book examines the ways in which the house appears in films and the modes by which it moves beyond being merely a backdrop for action. Specifically, it explores the ways that domestic spaces carry inherent connotations that filmmakers exploit to enhance meanings and pleasures within film.…

    Hardback – 2015-08-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Film Censorship in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Malaysia, Hong Kong and Australia Compared

    By Saw Tiong Guan

    Film censorship has always been a controversial matter, particularly in jurisdictions with restrictive state-based censorship systems. This book reviews the film censorship system in the Asia-Pacific by comparing the systems used in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Australia. It identifies the key issues…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Mad Tales from Bollywood

    Portrayal of Mental Illness in Conventional Hindi Cinema

    By Dinesh Bhugra

    This is the first book to investigate how mental illness is portrayed in Hindi cinema.  It examines attitudes towards mental illness in Indian culture, how they are reflected in Hindi films, and how culture has influenced the portrayal of the psychoses. Dinesh Bhugra guides the reader through…

    Paperback – 2015-06-24
    Psychology Press

  • World Cinema, Theology, and the Human

    Humanity in Deep Focus

    By Antonio Sison

    Forging an open-minded but reasoned dialogue between nine acclaimed titles of world cinema, and a range of theological perspectives that touch on the theme of human experience, World Cinema, Theology, and the Human offers fresh portals of insight for the interdisciplinary area of Theology and Film.…

    Paperback – 2015-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

  • Twenty-First Century Bollywood

    By Ajay Gehlawat

    Key changes have emerged in Bollywood in the new millennium. Twenty-First Century Bollywood traces the emerging shifts in both the content and form of Bollywood cinema and examines these new tendencies in relation to the changing dynamics of Indian culture. The book historically situates these…

    Hardback – 2015-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Asian Cinema and the Use of Space

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Lilian Chee, Edna Lim

    Asian cinemas are connected to global networks and participate in producing international film history while at the same time influenced and engaged by spatial, cultural, social and political transformations. This interdisciplinary study forwards a productive pairing of Asian cinemas and space,…

    Hardback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

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