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  1. Football Fans Around the World

    From Supporters to Fanatics

    Edited by Sean Brown, Boria Majumdar

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    This volume investigates the way in which football supporters around the world express themselves as followers of teams, whether they be professional, amateur or national. The diverse geographical and cultural array of contributions to this volume highlights not only the variety of how fans express...

    Published February 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  2. Cricket, Race and the 2007 World Cup

    Edited by Boria Majumdar, Jon Gemmell

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Cricket has been subject to a number of changes over the last twenty years. We can no longer talk of a sport particular to an out-dated English way of life. Cricket has become global and has to exist within the global environment. Primarily the world game has become commercialised. This collection...

    Published February 20th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Fringe Nations in World Soccer

    Edited by Kausik Bandyopadhyay, Sabyasachi Mallick

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Soccer is the most popular mass spectator sport in the world, gaining huge media coverage and reaching all levels of society in countries all around the world. More than just entertainment, soccer has proved to be a reflection of national, cultural, community and ethnic identity as well as an...

    Published February 20th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Popular Culture in a Globalised India

    Edited by K. Moti Gokulsing, Wimal Dissanayake

    As India celebrated the sixtieth anniversary of its independence, much praise was lavished on its emergence as a major player on the global stage. Its economic transformation and geopolitical significance as a nuclear power are matched by its globally resonant cultural resources. This book...

    Published December 17th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Cultural Theory and Popular Culture

    A Reader, 4th Edition

    By John Storey

    The new 4th edition of John Storey’s successful reader in Cultural Theory and Popular Culture is a companion volume to Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction, now in its 5th edition. The Reader offers students the opportunity to experience at first hand the theorists and critics...

    Published December 10th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Relentless Progress

    The Reconfiguration of Children's Literature, Fairy Tales, and Storytelling

    By Jack Zipes

    Can fairy tales subvert consumerism? Can fantasy and children's literature counter the homogenizing influence of globalization? Can storytellers retain their authenticity in the age of consumerism? These are some of the critical questions raised by Jack Zipes, the celebrated scholar of fairy tales...

    Published December 5th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Marxism, Cultural Studies and Sport

    Edited by Ben Carrington, Ian McDonald

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

    The cultural ubiquity, political prominence and economic significance of contemporary sport present fertile terrain for its critical socio-cultural analysis. From corporate and media dominated mega-events like the Olympic Games, to state programmes for nation-building and health promotion, to the...

    Published December 5th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Consuming History

    Historians and Heritage in Contemporary Popular Culture

    By Jerome de Groot

    Non-academic history – ‘public history’ – is a complex, dynamic entity which impacts on the popular understanding of the past at all levels. In Consuming History, Jerome de Groot examines how society consumes history and how a reading of this consumption can help us understand popular culture and...

    Published October 20th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Playing on the Periphery

    Sport, Identity and Memory

    By Tara Brabazon

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Part of the Sport in the Global Society series, this innovative and creative text explores collective history, memory, and sport culture, tracking the passage of sports away from England. The author investigates why ‘elite’ English sports – such as rugby and cricket – became national sports in New...

    Published September 15th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Reel to Real

    Race, Sex and Class at the Movies

    By bell hooks

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Movies matter – that is the message of Reel to Real, bell hooks’ classic collection of essays on film. They matter on a personal level, providing us with unforgettable moments, even life-changing experiences and they can confront us, too, with the most profound social issues of race, sex and...

    Published September 11th 2008 by Routledge