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Forthcoming Subcultures Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Made in Europe

    The Production of Popular Culture in the Twentieth-Century

    Edited by Klaus Nathaus

    This edited collection studies the production and dissemination of popular music, tourism, cinema, fashion, broadcasting programmes, advertising and coffee in Western Europe in the twentieth century. Focussing on the supply side of popular culture, it addresses a field of study that is neglected in...

    To Be Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Street Art, Public City

    Law, Crime and the Urban Imagination

    By Alison Young

    What is street art? Who is the street artist? Why is street art a crime? Since the late 1990s, a distinctive cultural practice has emerged in many cities: street art, involving the placement of uncommissioned artworks in public places. Sometimes regarded as a variant of graffiti, sometimes called...

    To Be Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Interrogating Popular Culture

    Key Questions

    By Stacy Takacs

    Interrogating Popular Culture: Key Questions offers an accessible introduction to the study of popular culture, both historical and contemporary. Beginning from the assumption that cultural systems are dynamic, contradictory, and hard to pin down, Stacy Takacs explores the field through a survey of...

    To Be Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Routledge International Handbook of Diversity Studies

    Edited by Steven Vertovec

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    In recent years the concept of ‘diversity’ has gained a leading place in academic thought, business practice and public policy worldwide. Although variously used, ‘diversity’ tends to refer to patterns of social difference in terms of certain key categories. Today the foremost categories shaping...

    To Be Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Art, Culture and International Development

    Humanizing social transformation

    By John Clammer

    Series: Rethinking Development

    Culture is not simply an explanation of last resort, but is itself a rich, multifaceted and contested concept and set of practices that needs to be expanded, appreciated and applied in fresh ways if it is to be both valued in itself and to be of use in practical development. This innovative book...

    To Be Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Indigenous Leadership in Higher Education

    Edited by Alicia Fedelina Chavez, Robin Minthorn

    Series: Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

    This volume offers new perspectives from Indigenous leaders in academic affairs, student affairs and central administration to improve colleges and universities in service to Indigenous students and professionals. It discusses and illustrates ways that leadership norms, values, assumptions and...

    To Be Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Video Games and Social Competence

    By Rachel Kowert

    Series: Routledge Advances in Game Studies

    Despite their popularity, online video games have been met with suspicion by the popular media and academic community. In particular, there is a growing concern that online video game play may be associated with deficits in social functioning. Due to a lack of empirical consistency, the debate...

    To Be Published December 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Rastafari and the Arts

    An Introduction

    By Darren J. N. Middleton

    Utilizing literary, musical, and cinemagraphic examples of and by Rastafaris, Middleton offers an introduction to Rasta through the arts, broadly conceived. Rasta, a New Religious Movement that originated in the Caribbean, is frequently associated with reggae music and dub, or performance poetry,...

    To Be Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Bohemian Ethos

    Questioning Work and Making a Scene on the Lower East Side

    By Judith Halasz

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The iconoclastic ingenuity of bohemians, from Gerard de Nerval to Allen Ginsberg, continually captivates the popular imagination; the worlds of fashion, advertising, and even real estate all capitalize on the alternative appeal of bohemian style. Persistently overlooked, however, is bohemians’...

    To Be Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. International Perspectives on Shojo and Shojo Manga

    The Influence of Girl Culture

    Edited by Masami Toku

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This collaborative book explores the artistic and aesthetic development of shojo, or girl, manga and discusses the significance of both shojo manga and the concept of shojo, or girl culture. It features contributions from manga critics, educators, and researchers from both manga’s home country of...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge