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Forthcoming Popular Culture Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Cultural Policy and Democracy

    Edited by Geir Vestheim

    This book discusses how public cultural policies can relate to the principle political issue of democracy. Here, democratic cultural policies include ideas and ideologies, institutional structures, agents and interests, power, access and participation and distribution of economic resources....

    To Be Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Made in Europe

    The Production of Popular Culture in the Twentieth-Century

    Edited by Klaus Nathaus

    This edited collection studies the production and dissemination of popular music, tourism, cinema, fashion, broadcasting programmes, advertising and coffee in Western Europe in the twentieth century. Focussing on the supply side of popular culture, it addresses a field of study that is neglected in...

    To Be Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Transnational Feminism and Global Advocacy in South Asia

    Edited by Gita Rajan, Jigna Desai

    Transnational feminism has been critical to feminist theorizing in the global North over the last few decades. Perhaps due to its broad terminology, transnational feminism can become vague and dislocated, losing its ability to name specific critiques of and responses to empire, race, and...

    To Be Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Street Art, Public City

    Law, Crime and the Urban Imagination

    By Alison Young

    What is street art? Who is the street artist? Why is street art a crime? Since the late 1990s, a distinctive cultural practice has emerged in many cities: street art, involving the placement of uncommissioned artworks in public places. Sometimes regarded as a variant of graffiti, sometimes called...

    To Be Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Transforming Images

    Screens, affect, futures

    By Rebecca Coleman

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    Contemporary social and cultural life is increasingly organised around a logic of self-transformation, where changing the body is seen as key. Transforming Images examines how the future functions within this transformative logic to indicate the potential of a materially better time. The book...

    To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Chinese Television in the Twenty-First Century

    Entertaining the Nation

    Edited by Ruoyun Bai, Geng Song

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Television is arguably the most influential medium in contemporary China. The past two decades witnessed the rise of television entertainment in China. Although television networks are still state-owned and Party-controlled in China, the ideological landscape of television programs has become...

    To Be Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Rio de Janeiro

    Urban Life through the Eyes of the City

    Edited by Beatriz Jaguaribe

    Series: CRESC

    "Through artistic imaginaries, media productions, social practices and spatial mappings, this book offers an insightful and original contribution to the understanding of Rio de Janeiro, one of the highly contested urban terrains in the world. Offering a rich diversity of examples extracted from...

    To Be Published September 5th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Cultural Politics of Europe

    European Capitals of Culture and European Union since the 1980s

    Edited by Kiran Klaus Patel

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    Culture is one of the most complex and contested fields of European integration. This book analyzes EU cultural politics since their emergence in the 1980s with a particular focus on the European Capital of Culture program, the flagship of EU cultural policy. It discusses both the central as well...

    To Be Published September 19th 2014 by Routledge