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Series Editor: Brian Moeran, Lise Skov

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  1. Consuming China

    Approaches to Cultural Change in Contemporary China

    Edited by Kevin Latham, Stuart Thompson, Jakob Klein

    Series: ConsumAsian Series

    Post-Mao China has been characterized in literature and the media as a burgeoning consumer society. Consuming China investigates this characterization by examining the cultural significance of consumption and consumerism in the People’s Republic of China today. In questioning the notion of...

    Published April 15th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Refashioning Pop Music in Asia

    Cosmopolitan Flows, Political Tempos, and Aesthetic Industries

    Edited by Allen Chun, Ned Rossiter, Brian Shoesmith

    Series: ConsumAsian Series

    Examining the cultural, political, economic, technological and institutional aspects of popular music throughout Asia, this book is the first comprehensive analysis of Asian popular music and its cultural industries. Concentrating on the development of popular culture in its local socio-political...

    Published April 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  3. Asian Food

    The Global and the Local

    By Katarzyna J. Cwiertka, Boudewijn C. A. Walraven

    Series: ConsumAsian Series

    By documenting, analysing and interpreting the transformations in the local diets of Asian peoples within the last hundred years, this volume pinpoints the consequences of the tension between homogenisation and cultural heterogenisation, which is so characteristic for today's global interaction....

    Published December 7th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Illustrating Asia

    Comics, Humour Magazines and Picture Books

    By John Lent

    Series: ConsumAsian Series

    Comic art and picture story telling have had rich traditions in Asia, yet have received little academic attention. This book helps redress this shortcoming through contributions on Asian comic and serial art, providing both historical and contemporary perspectives from countries across Asia....

    Published October 19th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Asian Media Productions

    By Brian Moeran

    Series: ConsumAsian Series

    A substantial book on the social practices and cultural attitudes of people producing, reading, watching and listening to different kinds of media in Japan, China, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore and India....

    Published August 10th 2001 by Routledge

  6. The Commercialized Crafts of Thailand

    Hill Tribes and Lowland Villages

    By Erik Cohen

    Series: ConsumAsian Series

    Brings together the author's pioneering studies of the commercialization of folk crafts in Thailand, conducted in the course of the last two decades. 'Destined to become a minor classic, both in the literature on rural Thailand and in the comparative study of contemporary arts and crafts.' Prof....

    Published July 25th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Adult Manga

    Culture and Power in Contemporary Japanese Society

    By Sharon Kinsella

    Series: ConsumAsian Series

    First detailed analysis of the phenomenon in English. Describes and analyses the complex new attitudes to manga since the 1980s. Provocative and timely, the book shows how manga's status in Japanese society is intimately linked to changes in the balance of power between artists and editors....

    Published June 27th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Japanese Consumer Behaviour

    From Worker Bees to Wary Shoppers

    By John McCreery

    Series: ConsumAsian Series

    What role does consumption play in Japanese lives that are more than study, work and shopping? How have those lives changed since World War II as Japan has wrestled with the meaning of white-collar careers, women spreading their wings, changing family values, a shrinking birth rate, an aging...

    Published April 6th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Consuming Ethnicity and Nationalism

    Asian Experiences

    By Kosaku Yoshino

    Series: ConsumAsian Series

    Sheds new light on the issues of ethnicity, nationalism and globalisation in the context of Asia, blending theories with empirical material. This volume offers not only a wealth of historical and empirical detail, but also, most importantly, a fresh perspective, and a debunking of a number of...

    Published July 23rd 1999 by Routledge

  10. Staging Hong Kong

    Gender and Performance in Transition

    By Rozanna Lilley

    Series: ConsumAsian Series

    Examines contemporary cultural production in Hong Kong and its links to representations of 'Hong Kong identity', and the political forces shaping discourses of identity and the ways in which identity is constituted within representation to dramatise an increasingly uncertain present....

    Published September 18th 1998 by Routledge