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Forthcoming Popular Culture Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. British Culture

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By David P. Christopher

    This third edition of British Culture is the complete introduction to culture and the arts in Britain today. Extensively illustrated and offering a wider range of topics than ever before, David P. Christopher identifies and analyses key areas in language, literature, film, TV, social media, popular...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 'Alternative' cultures and leisure

    Creating pathways for sustainable livelihoods

    Edited by Alan Law, Stephen Wearing

    Contemporary discourse on sustainability points to the need for substantial, if not radical, shifts in relations between productivity, environment, consumption and identities, in ways which bring or restore balance to the intersecting domains. The catchphrase of ‘sustainability’ has made its way...

    To Be Published May 18th 2015 by Routledge

  3. New Directions in 21st-Century Gothic

    The Gothic Compass

    Edited by Lorna Piatti-Farnell, Donna Lee Brien

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book brings together a carefully selected range of contemporary disciplinary approaches to new areas of Gothic inquiry. Moving beyond the representational and historically based aspects of literature and film that have dominated Gothic studies, this volume both acknowledges the contemporary...

    To Be Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Barthes’ "Mythologies" Today

    Readings of Contemporary Culture

    Edited by Pete Bennett, Julian McDougall

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This is Barthes’ seminal text reimagined in a contemporary context by contemporary academics. Through a revisiting of Mythologies, a key text in cultural and media studies, this volume explores the value these disciplines can add to an understanding of contemporary society and culture. Leading...

    To Be Published June 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Law and Enjoyment

    Power, Pleasure and Psychoanalysis

    By Daniel Hourigan

    Series: Discourses of Law

    This book advocates, and develops, a critical account of the relationship between law and the largely neglected issue of ‘enjoyment’. Taking popular culture seriously – as a lived and meaningful basis for a wider understanding of law, beyond the strictures of legal institutions and professional...

    To Be Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. International Perspectives on Shojo and Shojo Manga

    The Influence of Girl Culture

    Edited by Masami Toku

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This collaborative book explores the artistic and aesthetic development of shojo, or girl, manga and discusses the significance of both shojo manga and the concept of shojo, or girl culture. It features contributions from manga critics, educators, and researchers from both manga’s home country of...

    To Be Published June 11th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Cut `n' Mix

    Culture, Identity and Caribbean Music

    By Dick Hebdige

    Series: Comedia

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Cultural Politics of Colorblind TV Casting

    By Kristen J. Warner

    Series: Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

    This book fills a significant gap in the critical conversation on race in media by extending interrogations of racial colorblindness in American television to the industrial practices that shape what we see on screen. Specifically, it frames the practice of colorblind casting as a potent lens for...

    To Be Published June 18th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. Reading Beyond the Book

    The Social Practices of Contemporary Literary Culture

    By Danielle Fuller, DeNel Rehberg Sedo

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Literary culture has become a form of popular culture over the last fifteen years thanks to the success of televised book clubs, film adaptations, big-box book stores, online bookselling, and face-to-face and online book groups. This volume offers the first critical analysis of mass reading events...

    To Be Published June 20th 2015 by Routledge