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Forthcoming Popular Culture Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Discourses of Postcolonialism in Contemporary British Children's Literature

    By Blanka Grzegorczyk

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This book considers how contemporary British children’s books engage with some of the major cultural debates of recent years, and how they resonate with the current preoccupations and tastes of the white mainstream British reading public. A central assumption of this volume is that Britain’s...

    To Be Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Interrogating Popular Culture

    Key Questions

    By Stacy Takacs

    Interrogating Popular Culture: Key Questions offers an accessible introduction to the study of popular culture, both historical and contemporary. Beginning from the assumption that cultural systems are dynamic, contradictory, and hard to pin down, Stacy Takacs explores the field through a survey of...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Pedagogy, Image Practices, and Contested Corporealities

    Edited by Sarah Brophy, Janice Hladki

    This volume focuses on popular film, television, and online representations of contested corporealities and contributes to visual culture studies, disability studies, critical pedagogy, and medical humanities. Emphasizing unruly embodiments that transgress and transform, the volume conceptualizes...

    To Be Published September 28th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Soccer in the Middle East

    Edited by Alon Raab, Issam Khalidi

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    This collection explores the multifaceted connections between soccer and society in the Middle East. It examines the social significance of soccer and its importance to individuals and the collectivity. Shaped and influenced by such forces as religion, colonialism, nation-building and globalization...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. New Media in New Europe-Asia

    Edited by Jeremy Morris, Natalya Rulyova, Vlad Strukov

    Series: Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

    This volume offers an in-depth investigation of the role of new media in the political, social and cultural life in the region of Europe-Asia. By focusing on new media, which is understood primarily as internet-enabled networked social practice, the book puts forward a political and cultural...

    To Be Published October 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Online Evaluation of Creativity and the Arts

    Edited by Hiesun Cecilia Suhr

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Social media have dramatically popularized practices of evaluation, especially of cultural products and artistic expressions. The practices of "liking" and rating any shared contents such as music to blogs, film, videos, photographs to artwork and performances are ubiquitous in today’s digital...

    To Be Published October 6th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Fashion and the Consumer Revolution in Contemporary Russia

    By Olga Gurova

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book explores how clothing consumption has changed in Russia in the past 20 years as capitalism has grown in a postsocialist state, bringing with it a "consumer revolution." It shows how there has been and continues to be a massive change in the fashion retail market and how ideal...

    To Be Published October 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. LEGO Studies

    Examining the Building Blocks of a Transmedial Phenomenon

    Edited by Mark J.P. Wolf

    Since the "Automatic Binding Bricks" that LEGO produced in 1949, and the LEGO "System of Play" that began with the release of Town Plan No. 1 (1955), LEGO bricks have gone on to become a global phenomenon, and the favorite building toy of children, as well as many an AFOL (Adult Fan of LEGO). LEGO...

    To Be Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Hip Hop and Religion Reader

    Edited by Monica R. Miller, Anthony B. Pinn

    Edited by two recognized scholars of African-American religion and culture, this reader, the first of its kind, provides the essential texts for an important and emerging field of study – religion and hip hop. Until now, the discipline of religious studies lacked a consistent and coherent text that...

    To Be Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Superheroes and Identities

    Edited by Mel Gibson, David Huxley, Joan Ormrod

    Superheroes have been the major genre to emerge from comics and graphic novels, saturating popular culture with images of muscular men and sexy women. A major aspect of this genre is identity in the roles played by individuals, the development of identities through extended stories and in the ways...

    To Be Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge