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  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Popular Music and Humor

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas M. Kitts, Nick Baxter-Moore

    An essential part of human expression, humor plays a role in all forms of art, and humorous and comedic aspects have always been part of popular music. For the first time, The Routledge Companion to Popular Music and Humor draws together scholarship exploring how the element of humor interacts with…

    Hardback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Companions

  • Popular Music and the Politics of Hope

    Queer and Feminist Interventions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Fast, Craig Jennex

    In today’s culture, popular music is a vital site where ideas about gender and sexuality are imagined and disseminated. Popular Music and the Politics of Hope: Queer and Feminist Interventions explores what that means with a wide-ranging collection of essays that consider the many ways in which…

    Paperback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge

  • Bruce Springsteen and Popular Music

    Rhetoric, Social Consciousness, and Contemporary Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by William I. Wolff

    This interdisciplinary volume enters the scholarly conversation about Bruce Springsteen at the moment when he has reinforced his status of global superstar and achieved the status of social critic. Covering musical and cultural developments, chapters primarily consider work Springsteen has released…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge

  • Music Video After MTV

    Audiovisual Studies, New Media, and Popular Music, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge

  • Hip-Hop Authenticity and the London Scene

    Living Out Authenticity in Popular Music, 1st Edition

    By Laura Speers

    This book explores the highly-valued, and often highly-charged, ideal of authenticity in hip-hop — what it is, why it is important, and how it affects the day-to-day life of rap artists. By analyzing the practices, identities, and struggles that shape the lives of rappers in the London scene, the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge

  • Boy Bands and the Performance of Pop Masculinity

    1st Edition

    By Georgina Gregory

    Boy Bands and the Performance of Pop Masculinity provides a history of the boy band from The Beatles to One Direction, placing the modern male pop group within the wider context of twentieth- and twenty-first century popular music and culture. Offering the first extended look at pop masculinity as…

    Paperback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge

  • Hans Keller and the BBC

    The Musical Conscience of British Broadcasting 1959-1979, 1st Edition

    By A. M. Garnham

    Originally published in 2003, Hans Keller and the BBC is a vivid portrait of the changing face of British broadcasting seen through the work of one of its most significant personalities. Starting with an examination of Keller’s early psychological interests, and the evolution of his method of ‘…

    Paperback – 2019-02-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Art, Cybernetics and Pedagogy in Post-War Britain

    Roy Ascott’s Groundcourse, 1st Edition

    By Kate Sloan

    Kate Sloan teaches for Newcastle Univerity and the University of Edinburgh, where she was previously Henry Moore Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellow 2015-17.…

    Hardback – 2019-02-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Popular Music, Cultural Memory, and Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andy Bennett, Susanne Janssen

    Popular music is increasingly being represented and celebrated as an aspect of contemporary cultural history and heritage. In many places across the world, popular music heritage sites – including museums, archives, commemorative plaques adorning buildings, and what could be referred to as DIY…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Streaming Music

    Practices, Media, Cultures, 1st Edition

    By Sofia Johansson, Ann Werner, Patrik Åker, Greg Goldenzwaig

    Streaming Music examines how the Internet has become integrated in contemporary music use, by focusing on streaming as a practice and a technology for music consumption. The backdrop to this enquiry is the digitization of society and culture, where the music industry has undergone profound…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Scene Thinking

    Cultural Studies from the Scenes Perspective, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

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