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Forthcoming Contemporary Popular Music Books

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Forthcoming Books

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  1. David Bowie

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Eoin Devereux, Aileen Dillane, Martin Power

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    David Bowie: Critical Perspectives examines in detail the many layers of one of the most intriguing and influential icons in popular culture. This interdisciplinary book brings together established and emerging scholars from a wide variety of backgrounds, including musicology, sociology, art...

    To Be Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Breaking Records

    100 Years of Hits

    By William Ruhlmann

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Global Metal Music and Culture

    Current Directions in Metal Studies

    Edited by Andy R. Brown, Karl Spracklen, Keith Kahn-Harris, Niall Scott

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    This book defines the key ideas, scholarly debates, and research activities that have contributed to the formation of the international and interdisciplinary field of Metal Studies. Drawing on insights from a wide range of disciplines including popular music, cultural studies, sociology,...

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Globalization and Popular Music in South Korea

    Sounding Out K-Pop

    By Michael Fuhr

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    This book offers an in-depth study of the globalization of contemporary South Korean idol pop music, or K-Pop, visiting K-Pop and its multiple intersections with political, economic, and cultural formations and transformations. It provides detailed insights into the transformative process in and...

    To Be Published June 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Queerness in Pop Music

    Aesthetics, Gender Norms, and Temporality

    By Stan Hawkins

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    This book investigates the phenomenon of queering in popular music and video, interpreting the music of numerous pop artists, styles, and idioms, and developing a musicology of queerpop. Visiting artists such as Lady Gaga, Madonna, Boy George, Rihanna, Prince, and George Michael, and other...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Global Glam and Popular Music

    Style and Spectacle from the 1970s to the 2000s

    Edited by Ian Chapman, Henry Johnson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    This book is the first to explore style and spectacle in glam popular music performance from the 1970s to the present day, and from an international perspective. Focus is given to a number of representative artists, bands, and movements, as well as national, regional, and cultural contexts from...

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge

  7. Voicing Girlhood in Popular Music

    Music, Performance, and Activism

    Edited by Jacqueline Warwick, Allison Adrian

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    This interdisciplinary volume explores the girl’s voice and the construction of girlhood in contemporary popular music, visiting girls as musicians, activists, and performers through topics that range from female vocal development during adolescence to girls’ online media culture. While girls’...

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge

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