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  • Youth in the Former Soviet South

    Everyday Lives between Experimentation and Regulation

    Edited by Stefan B. Kirmse

    This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of youth, in all its diversity, in Muslim Central Asia and the Caucasus. It brings together a range of academic perspectives, including media studies, Islamic studies, the sociology of youth, and social anthropology. While most discussions of youth…

    Paperback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

    By Various

    This seven volume set reissues a collection of out-of-print titles covering a range of responses to modern culture. They include in-depth analyses of US and Australian popular culture, works on the media and television, macrosociology, and the media and ‘otherness’. Taken together, they provide…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Dynamics of Culture

    By J. Zvi Namenwirth, Robert Philip Weber

    This book, first published in 1987, is a landmark contribution to macrosociology that extends the tradition of Sorokin, Durkheim, Marx, Weber and other founders of the discipline in new and exciting directions. Using their innovative content analysis methodology to examine American and British…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Media Cultures

    Reappraising Transnational Media

    Edited by Michael Skovmand, Kim Christian Schrøder

    This book, first published in 1992, challenges the elitism and cultural pessimism of much Anglo-American and Continental cultural debate with regard to the role and power of transnational media practices. In a series of ten innovative essays, an international group of media researchers explores a…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Otherness and the Media

    The Ethnography of the Imagined and the Imaged

    Edited by Hamid Naficy, Teshome H. Gabriel

    This anthology on otherness and the media, first published in 1993, was prompted by the proliferation of writings centring on issues of ‘difference’, ‘diversity’, ‘multiculturalism’, ‘representation’ and ‘postcolonial’ discourses. Such issues and discourses question existing canons of criticism,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Misunderstanding Media

    By Brian Winston

    The 1980s saw constant reports of an information revolution. This book, first published in 1986, challenges this view. It argues that the information revolution is an illusion, a rhetorical gambit, an expression of profound historical ignorance, and a movement dedicated to purveying…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • America Under Construction

    Boundaries and Identities in Popular Culture

    Edited by Kristi S. Long, Matthew Nadelhaft

    A variety of theoretical approaches to the study of culture have emphasised the significance of the creation, maintenance, and the transgression of boundaries to identities – be they social, cultural, national or personal. The essays collected in this book, first published in 1997, explore the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Myths of Oz

    Reading Australian Popular Culture

    By John Fiske, Bob Hodge, Graeme Turner

    This book, first published in 1987, sets out to examine and extend our understanding of Australian popular culture, and to counter the long-established, traditional criticism bewailing its lack. The authors argue that the 'knocker's' view started from an elitist viewpoint, yearning for Australia to…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • Television

    The Medium and its Manners

    By Peter Conrad

    It dominates our lives. It is the twentieth-century medium. And yet we're all a little sheepish when it comes to television, disowning it by disavowal or by inventing subtle, innocuous disguises for it. Why is this? In this book, first published in 1982, Peter Conrad argues that our unease stems…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cultural Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Critical Public Relations

    Edited by Jacquie L'Etang, David McKie, Nancy Snow, Jordi Xifra

    Critical theory has a long history, but a relatively recent intersection with public relations. This ground-breaking collection engages with commonalities and differences in the traditions, whilst encouraging plural perspectives in the contemporary public relations field. Compiled by a high-profile…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Muslim Americans

    Debating the Notions of American and un-American

    By Nahid Afrose Kabir

    With Islamophobia on the rise in the US rise since 9/11, Muslims remain the most misunderstood people in American society. Taking as its point of departure the question of the compatibility of Islam and democracy, this book examines Muslims’ sense of belonging in American society. Based on…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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