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Routledge Studies in Popular Music

This series is our home for cutting-edge, upper-level scholarly studies and edited collections covering Popular Music. Considering music performance, theory, and culture alongside topics such as gender, race, celebrity, fandom, tourism, fashion, and technology, titles are characterized by dynamic interventions into established subjects and innovative studies on emerging topics.

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  1. Lady Gaga and Popular Music

    Performing Gender, Fashion, and Culture

    Edited by Martin Iddon, Melanie L. Marshall

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    This book is a multi-faceted, interdisciplinary examination of the music and figure of Lady Gaga, combining approaches from scholars in cultural studies, art, fashion, and music. It represents one of the first scholarly volumes devoted to Lady Gaga, who has become, over a few short years, central...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Britishness, Popular Music, and National Identity

    The Making of Modern Britain

    By Irene Morra

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    This book offers a major exploration of the social and cultural importance of popular music to contemporary celebrations of Britishness. Rather than providing a history of popular music or an itemization of indigenous musical qualities, it exposes the influential cultural and nationalist rhetoric...

    Published October 1st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Popular Music Fandom

    Identities, Roles and Practices

    Edited by Mark Duffett

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    This book explores popular music fandom from a cultural studies perspective that incorporates popular music studies, audience research, and media fandom. The essays draw together recent work on fandom in popular music studies and begin a dialogue with the wider field of media fan research, raising...

    Published September 30th 2013 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Sites of Popular Music Heritage: Memories, Histories, Places
    Edited by Sara Cohen, Robert Knifton, Marion Leonard, Les Roberts
    To Be Published September 14th 2014
  2. Popular Music Industries and the State: Policy Notes
    By Shane Homan, Martin Cloonan, Jennifer Cattermole
    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  3. Queerness in Heavy Metal Music: Metal Bent
    By Amber R. Clifford-Napoleone
    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  4. David Bowie: Critical Perspectives
    Edited by Eoin Devereux, Aileen Dillane, Martin Power
    To Be Published November 30th 2014

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