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Forthcoming Subcultures Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Football and Accelerated Culture

    This Modern Sporting Life

    By Steve Redhead

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    In Football and Accelerated Culture, Steve Redhead offers a new and challenging theorisation of global football culture, exploring the relationship between sport and culture in a rapidly shifting world. Incorporating cutting-edge concepts, from accelerated culture and claustropolitanism to...

    To Be Published July 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Video Game Debate

    Unravelling the Physical, Social, and Psychological Effects of Video Games

    Edited by Thorsten Quandt, Rachel Kowert

    Do video games cause violent, aggressive behavior? Can online games help us learn? When it comes to video games, these are often the types of questions raised by popular media, policy makers, scholars, and the general public. In this collection, international experts review the latest research...

    To Be Published September 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Global Metal Music and Culture

    Current Directions in Metal Studies

    Edited by Andy R. Brown, Karl Spracklen, Keith Kahn-Harris, Niall Scott

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    This book defines the key ideas, scholarly debates, and research activities that have contributed to the formation of the international and interdisciplinary field of Metal Studies. Drawing on insights from a wide range of disciplines including popular music, cultural studies, sociology,...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Media and New Religions

    Japanese Religion and Culture

    By Erica Baffelli

    Series: Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

    The history of Japanese New Religions (shinshûkyô), since the late Nineteenth Century, has been strongly influenced by the development of the media and by the image strategies associated with them. The focus of this book is the media narratives created by Japanese New Religions in order to...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. How Folklore Shaped Modern Art

    On the Uncritical ‘Other’ of Aesthetics

    By Wes Hill

    Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    This book addresses key debates about criticality in art by tracing the delimitations between folkloric and fine art production that have affected the modernist, postmodernist and contemporary eras in different ways. It looks at the tendency to equate highly valued art with the portrayal of an...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Fan Identities and Practices in Context

    Dedicated to Music

    Edited by Mark Duffett

    Popular music is not simply a series of musicians, moments, genres or recordings. Audiences matter; and the most ardent audience members are the fans. To be a fan is to feel a connection with music. The study of fandom has begun to emerge as a vital strand of academic research, one that offers a...

    To Be Published December 18th 2015 by Routledge

  7. British Poets and Secret Societies (Routledge Revivals)

    By Marie Mulvey-Roberts

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A surprisingly large number of English poets have either belonged to a secret society, or been strongly influenced by its tenets. One of the best known examples is Christopher Smart’s membership of the Freemasons, and the resulting influence of Masonic doctrines on A Song to David. However, many...

    To Be Published December 24th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Youth Culture and the Media

    Global Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Bill Osgerby

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  9. The Subcultural Imagination

    Theory, Research and Reflexivity in Contemporary Youth Cultures

    Edited by Shane Blackman, Michelle Kempson

    Series: Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

    To Be Published February 28th 2016 by Routledge

  10. The DIY Movement in Art, Music and Publishing

    Subjugated Knowledges

    By Sarah Lowndes

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This book considers the history of Do It Yourself art, music and publishing, demonstrating how DIY strategies have transitioned from being marginal, to emergent, to embedded. Through secondary research, observation and original interviews, each chapter details the peak period of a city’s...

    To Be Published April 1st 2016 by Routledge