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  • Boy Bands and the Performance of Pop Masculinity

    A Million Love Songs

    By Georgina Gregory

    Paperback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge

  • Art, Cybernetics and Pedagogy in Post-War Britain

    Roy Ascott’s Groundcourse

    By Kate Sloan

    This is the first full-length study about the British artist Roy Ascott, one of the first cybernetic artists, with a career spanning seven decades to date. The book focuses on his early career, exploring the evolution of his early interests in communication in the context of the rich overlaps…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Rock History Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Theo Cateforis

    This eclectic compilation of readings tells the history of rock as it has been received and explained as a social and musical practice throughout its six decade history. This third edition includes new readings across the volume, with added material on the early origins of rock 'n' roll as well as…

    Paperback – 2018-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Scene Thinking

    Cultural Studies from the Scenes Perspective

    Edited by Benjamin Woo, Stuart Poyntz, Jamie Rennie

    How is cultural activity shaped by the places where it unfolds? One answer has been found in the ‘scenes perspective’, a development within popular music studies that explains change and transformation within musical practices in terms of the social and institutional histories of scenes. Scene…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Sound Studies

    Edited by Michael Bull

    The Routledge Companion to Sound Studies is an extensive volume presenting a comparative and historically informed understanding of the workings of sound in culture, while also mapping potential future directions for research in the field. Experts from a variety of disciplines within sound studies…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Popular Music and the Postcolonial

    Edited by Oliver Lovesey

    Popular Music and the Postcolonial addresses the often-overlooked relationship between the fields of popular music and postcolonial studies, and it has implications for ethnomusicology, cultural and literary studies, history, sociology, and political economy. Popular music in its many forms…

    Hardback – 2018-08-21
    Routledge

  • Made in Korea

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Hyunjoon Shin, Seung-Ah Lee

    Made in Korea: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary Korean popular music. Each essay covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in Korea, first presenting a general…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Listening to Rap

    An Introduction

    By Michael Berry

    Over the past four decades, rap and hip hop culture have taken a central place in popular music both in the United States and around the world. Listening to Rap: An Introduction enables students to understand the historical context, cultural impact, and unique musical characteristics of this…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21
    Routledge

  • Pop Art and Popular Music

    Jukebox Modernism

    By Melissa L. Mednicov

    This book offers an innovative and interdisciplinary approach to Pop art scholarship through a recuperation of popular music into art historical understandings of the movement. Jukebox modernism is a procedure by which Pop artists used popular music within their works to disrupt decorous modernism…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture

    Edited by Frederick Luis Aldama

    The Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture is the first comprehensive volume to explore the intersections between gender, sexuality, and the creation, consumption, and interpretation of popular culture in the Américas. The chapters seek to enrich our understanding of the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions to Gender

  • The Routledge Companion to Popular Music History and Heritage

    Edited by Sarah Baker, Catherine Strong, Lauren Istvandity, Zelmarie Cantillon

    The Routledge Companion to Popular Music History and Heritage examines the social, cultural, political and economic value of popular music as history and heritage. Taking a cross-disciplinary approach, the volume explores the relationship between popular music and the past, and how interpretations…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • 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 – 2018-05-14
    Routledge

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