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  1. Global Mobile Media

    By Gerard Goggin

    Gerard Goggin has produced an incisive and penetrating overview of the world according to mobiles. Covering sight, sound and status, plus a host of other issues, he provides a provocative analysis of how mobile communication gadgets come to play such a prominent role in our lives. Any scholar of...

    Published October 14th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Understanding Popular Culture

    2nd Edition

    By John Fiske

    This revised edition of a now classic text includes a new introduction by Henry Jenkins, explaining ‘Why Fiske Still Matters’ for today’s students, followed by a discussion between former Fiske students Kevin Glynn, Jonathan Gray, and Pamela Wilson on the theme of ‘Reading Fiske and Understanding...

    Published September 29th 2010 by Routledge

  3. God in the Details

    American Religion in Popular Culture, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Eric Mazur, Kate McCarthy

    Exploring the blurred boundary between religion and pop culture, God in the Details offers a provocative look at the breadth and persistence of religious themes in the American consciousness. This new edition reflects the explosion of online activity since the first edition, including chapters on...

    Published September 21st 2010 by Routledge

  4. 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 7th 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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 28th 2010 by Routledge

  6. 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 4th 2010 by Routledge

  7. 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 25th 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  9. 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 19th 2009 by Routledge

  10. 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 14th 2009 by Routledge