Sussex Studies in Culture and Communication

  • Fan Cultures

    By Matthew Hills

    Emphasising the contradictions of fandom, Matt Hills outlines how media fans have been conceptualised in cultural theory. Drawing on case studies of specific fan groups, from Elvis impersonators to X-Philes and Trekkers, Hills discusses a range of approaches to fandom, from the Frankfurt School to…

    Paperback – 2002-02-13
    Routledge
    Sussex Studies in Culture and Communication

  • Cultural Encounters

    Representing Otherness

    Edited by Elizabeth Hallam, Brian Street

    Cultural Encounters examines how 'otherness' has been constituted, communicated and transformed in cultural representation. Covering a diverse range of media including film, TV, advertisements, video, photographs, painting, novels, poetry, newspapers and material objects, the contributors, who…

    Paperback – 2000-06-14
    Routledge
    Sussex Studies in Culture and Communication

  • Visual Digital Culture

    Surface Play and Spectacle in New Media Genres

    By Andrew Darley

    Digital entertainment, from video games to simulation rides, is now a central feature of popular culture. Computer-based or digital technologies are supplanting the traditional production methods of television, film and video, provoking intense speculation about their impact on the character of art…

    Paperback – 2000-04-12
    Routledge
    Sussex Studies in Culture and Communication

  • Virtual Geographies

    Bodies, Space and Relations

    Edited by Mike Crang, Phil Crang, Jon May

    This book examines the interrelationship between telecommunications and tourism in shaping the nature of space, place and the urban at the end of the twentieth century. They discuss how these agents are instrumental in the production of homogenous world-spaces, and how htese, in turn, presuppose…

    Paperback – 1999-03-31
    Routledge
    Sussex Studies in Culture and Communication

  • House of Difference

    Cultural Politics and National Identity in Canada

    By Eva Mackey

    Mapping the contradictions and ambiguities in the cultural politics of Canadian identity, The House of Difference opens up new understandings of the operations of tolerance and Western liberalism in a supposedly post-colonial era. Combining an analysis of the construction of national identity in…

    Hardback – 1998-12-02
    Routledge
    Sussex Studies in Culture and Communication