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Comedia

Series Editor: David Morley

The Comedia series features new theoretical and empirical work exploring the dynamics of the arts and culture industries, and addressing critical issues in the field of contemporary popular culture: issues of production, design, marketing, and consumption. While the principle focus is contemporary, the series also offers historical, educational, and policy-oriented perspectives across a broad range of media and cultural forms, from the news media to the visual arts.

New and Published Books

31-40 of 41 results in Comedia
  1. The Consumerist Manifesto

    Advertising in Postmodern Times

    By Martin P. Davidson

    Series: Comedia

    Advertising is no longer on the defensive. It has survived the snobbery of the 50s, the conspiracy theories of the 60s and the semiology of the 70s to be embraced and apotheosised by the 80s. The Consumerist Manifesto is the first book to examine the advertising process from within the agency...

    Published July 30th 1992 by Routledge

  2. Advertising International

    The Privatisation of Public Space

    By Armand Mattelart

    Series: Comedia

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 17th 1991 by Routledge

  3. Timeshift

    On Video Culture

    By Sean Cubitt

    Series: Comedia

    Focusing on the aesthetics of video, Timeshift tests current semiotic, postmodernist and psychoanalytic approaches in the laboratory of real-life video viewing....

    Published January 3rd 1991 by Routledge

  4. The Known World of Broadcast News

    International News and the Electronic Media

    By Stanley Baran, Roger Wallis

    Series: Comedia

    First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 6th 1990 by Routledge

  5. Consumption, Identity and Style

    Marketing, meanings, and the packaging of pleasure

    Edited by Alan Tomlinson

    Series: Comedia

    First Published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 1st 1990 by Routledge

  6. Hiding in the Light

    On Images and Things

    By Dick Hebdige

    Series: Comedia

    Dick Hebdige looks at the creation and consumption of objects and images as diverse as fashion and documentary photographs, 1950's streamlined cars, Italian motor scooters, 1980's 'style manuals', Biff cartoons, the Band Aid campaign, Pop Art and promotional music videos. He assesses their broad...

    Published November 10th 1988 by Routledge

  7. The Museum Time Machine

    Putting Cultures on Display

    By Robert Lumley

    Series: Comedia

    A provocative contribution to the current debate on museums, this collection of essays contains contributions from France, Britain, Australia, the USA and Canada....

    Published March 10th 1988 by Routledge

  8. Cut `n' Mix

    Culture, Identity and Caribbean Music

    By Dick Hebdige

    Series: Comedia

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 16th 1987 by Routledge

  9. Television Mythologies

    Stars, Shows and Signs

    Edited by Len Masterman

    Series: Comedia

    A collection of essays on television which focuses on the previewers, the TV magazines, quiz shows, commercial breaks, Top of the Pops, One Man and His Dog, personalities, politicians and continuity announcers....

    Published May 18th 1987 by Routledge

  10. Family Television

    Cultural Power and Domestic Leisure

    By David Morley

    Series: Comedia

    First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 1st 1986 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Cut `n' Mix: Culture, Identity and Caribbean Music
    By Dick Hebdige
    To Be Published December 15th 2014

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