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  1. Witchcraft Myths in American Culture

    By Marion Gibson

    A fascinating examination of how Americans think about and write about witches, from the 'real' witches tried and sometimes executed in early New England to modern re-imaginings of witches as pagan priestesses, comic-strip heroines and feminist icons.The first half of the book is a thorough...

    Published June 5th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Restyling Factual TV

    Audiences and News, Documentary and Reality Genres

    By Annette Hill

    Addressing the wide range of programmes and formats from news, to documentary, to popular factual genres, Annette Hill’s new book examines the ways viewers navigate their way through a busy, noisy and constantly changing factual television environment. Restyling Factual TV addresses the wide range...

    Published May 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  3. Subcultures

    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    Edited by Ken Gelder

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    Subcultures attract a great deal of interest, both in popular media and in academic work. Comprehensive and fascinating, these four volumes represent work on subcultures across several disciplines: cultural history, cultural studies, criminology and sociology. Beginning by looking at accounts of...

    Published April 29th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Cyberculture Theorists

    Manuel Castells and Donna Haraway

    By David Bell

    Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers

    This book surveys a ‘cluster’ of works that seek to explore the cultures of cyberspace, the Internet and the information society. It introduces key ideas, and includes detailed discussion of the work of two key thinkers in this area, Manuel Castells and Donna Haraway, as well as outlining the...

    Published December 12th 2006 by Routledge

  5. The Celebrity Culture Reader

    Edited by P. David Marshall

    From the new celebrity culture that has emerged from reality television and the Internet, to the paparazzi-filled endgame of Princess Diana and the bizarre trials and tribulations of Michael Jackson, The Celebrity Culture Reader documents the significant role that celebrities occupy in...

    Published November 27th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Resistance Through Rituals

    Youth Subcultures in Post-War Britain, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Stuart Hall, Tony Jefferson

    Series: Cultural Studies Birmingham

    Praise for the first edition: ‘No one seriously interested in youth mass culture or style can afford to ignore this work.’ - Stanley Cohen, The Times Higher Education Supplement ‘The Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies deserves our gratitude for having begun to locate the real areas of...

    Published November 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  7. Mother Teresa

    Saint or Celebrity?

    By Gëzim Alpion

    Mother Teresa was one of the most written about and publicised women in modern times. Apart from Pope John Paul II, she was arguably the most advertised religious celebrity in the last quarter of the twentieth century. During her lifetime as well as posthumously, Mother Teresa...

    Published October 5th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Ethics, Money and Sport

    This Sporting Mammon

    By Adrian Walsh, Richard Giulianotti

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Written from the contrasting yet complementary perspectives of sociology and philosophy, this book explores the far-reaching ethical consequences of the runaway commodification of sport, focusing on those instances where commodification gives rise to morally undesirable consequences. The authors&...

    Published September 28th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Fighting the Flames

    The Spectacular Performance of Fire at Coney Island

    By Lynn Kathleen Sally

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    In Fighting the Flames, Sally contextualizes, historicizes, and theorizes the spectacular performance of fire at turn-of-the-twentieth century Coney Island. The performance of fire included staged exhibits, such as Fire and Flames and Fighting the Flames, and the real fires that plagued its history...

    Published September 20th 2006 by Routledge

  10. British Culture

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By David P. Christopher

    Completely amended and updated to include cultural events since 1997, this very welcome second edition is the complete introduction to culture and the arts in Britain today. Exploring issues such as language, the novel and poetry, theatre, TV, and radio, David P. Christopher takes a factual...

    Published June 18th 2006 by Routledge