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  1. Exploring the Networked Worlds of Popular Music

    Milieux Cultures

    By Peter Webb

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This book provides an `insider’ view of worlds of popular music. It shows the relationship between music, creativity, ideas and localities by looking at cities, independents, genre, globalization and musician’s relationships with each other. Webb examines groups of musicians, audiences and...

    Published April 8th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Globalization

    A Reader

    Edited by Charles Lemert, Anthony Elliott, Daniel Chaffee, Eric Hsu

    Expected to become a classic in the field and the classroom standard for teachers and their students, this book offers the most comprehensive, engaging selection of classic and contemporary readings on globalization currently available. Here, for the first time in print, is the full historical...

    Published March 29th 2010 by Routledge

  3. How We Are Changed by War

    A Study of Letters and Diaries from Colonial Conflicts to Operation Iraqi Freedom

    By D.C. Gill

    The prolonged conflict in Iraq has shown us war’s transformative effect. Civilians rivet themselves to events happening halfway around the world, while young soldiers return home from battlefields, coping with the memories of those events. How We Are Changed by War examines our sense of...

    Published March 5th 2010 by Routledge

  4. The Contemporary Comic Book Superhero

    Edited by Angela Ndalianis

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Over the last several decades, comic book superheroes have multiplied and, in the process, become more complicated. In this cutting edge anthology an international roster of contributors offer original research and writing on the contemporary comic book superhero, with occasional journeys...

    Published January 26th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Militainment, Inc.

    War, Media, and Popular Culture

    By Roger Stahl

    Militainment, Inc. offers provocative, sometimes disturbing insight into the ways that war is presented and viewed as entertainment—or "militainment"—in contemporary American popular culture. War has been the subject of entertainment for centuries, but Roger Stahl argues that a new interactive mode...

    Published November 24th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Popular Culture in Indonesia

    Fluid Identities in Post-Authoritarian Politics

    Edited by Ariel Heryanto

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    This book examines popular culture in Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim nation, and the third largest democracy. It provides a full account of the key trends since the collapse of the authoritarian Suharto regime (1998), a time of great change in Indonesian society more generally. It...

    Published November 20th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Modern Sport – The Global Obsession

    Edited by Boria Majumdar, Fan Hong

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Sport has become more than a simple physical expression or game – it now pervades all societies at all levels and has become bound up in nationalism, entertainment, patriotism and culture. Now a global obsession, sport has infiltrated into all areas of modern life and despite noble ideals that...

    Published October 15th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Demystifying Business Celebrity

    By Eric Guthey, Timothy Clark, Brad Jackson

    Business celebrities such as Bill Gates, Richard Branson and Rupert Murdoch are among the most widely recognised, admired and sometimes even vilified individuals in the world. Like their celebrity peers from the entertainment, sports, arts and political worlds, business celebrities exert an...

    Published August 20th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Kwanzaa

    Black Power and the Making of the African-American Holiday Tradition

    By Keith A. Mayes

    Since 1966, Kwanzaa has been celebrated as a black holiday tradition – an annual recognition of cultural pride in the African American community. But how did this holiday originate, and what is its broader cultural significance? Kwanzaa: Black Power and the Making of the African-American...

    Published August 11th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Hollywood and Politics

    A Sourcebook

    Edited by Donald T. Critchlow, Emilie Raymond

    Money, power, and celebrity – the stuff of Hollywood is also substance of politics. While Hollywood celebrities such as Susan Sarandon, George Clooney, and Ed Begley Jr. currently attract attention from the media for their involvement in politics, Hollywood has been involved in politics since...

    Published May 28th 2009 by Routledge