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  1. The Korean Wave

    Korean Media Go Global

    Edited by Youna Kim

    Series: Internationalizing Media Studies

    Since the late 1990s South Korea has emerged as a new center for the production of transnational popular culture - the first instance of a major global circulation of Korean popular culture in history. Why popular (or not)? Why now? What does it mean socially, culturally and politically in a global...

    Published November 4th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Rethinking Transnational Chinese Cinemas

    The Amoy-Dialect Film Industry in Cold War Asia

    By Jeremy E. Taylor

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    The Amoy-dialect film industry emerged in the 1950s, producing cheap, b-grade films in Hong Kong for direct export to the theatres of Manila Chinatown, southern Taiwan and Singapore. Films made in Amoy dialect - a dialect of Chinese - reflected a particular period in the history of the Chinese...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Postcommunist Film - Russia, Eastern Europe and World Culture

    Moving Images of Postcommunism

    Edited by Lars Kristensen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    A post-communist condition has arisen from the fall of the Berlin Wall and later the Soviet Empire: this book looks at how this condition has manifested itself globally in the production of post-communist film. It argues post-communism is a shared experience on a geopolitical level, unlimited by...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Transnational Horror Across Visual Media

    Fragmented Bodies

    Edited by Dana Och, Kirsten Strayer

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This volume investigates the horror genre across national boundaries (including locations such as Africa, Turkey, and post-Soviet Russia) and different media forms, illustrating the ways that horror can be theorized through the circulation, reception, and production of transnational media texts....

    Published September 30th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Japanese Horror Films and their American Remakes

    By Valerie Wee

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    The Ring (2002)—Hollywood’s remake of the Japanese cult success Ringu (1998)—marked the beginning of a significant trend in the late 1990s and early 2000s of American adaptations of Asian horror films. This book explores this complex process of adaptation, paying particular attention to the various...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Security, Socialisation and Affect in Indian Families

    Unfamiliar Ground

    Edited by Ira Raja

    Sociological research on Indian families has largely focused on questions of household form and structure, to the exclusion of not only the more nebulous dimensions of family life and relationships but also the discursive and imagined aspects of our familial worlds such as may be accessed through...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  7. New Indian Cinema in Post-Independence India

    The Cultural Work of Shyam Benegal’s Films

    By Anuradha Dingwaney Needham

    Series: Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

    Shyam Benegal is an Indian director and screenwriter whose work is considered central to New Indian cinema. By closely analysing several of Benegal’s films, this book provides an understanding of India’s post-independence history. The book examines the filmmaker’s focus on women by highlighting his...

    Published June 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Neoliberalism and Global Cinema

    Capital, Culture, and Marxist Critique

    Edited by Jyotsna Kapur, Keith B. Wagner

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    In cinema studies today, rarely do we find a direct investigation into the culture of capitalism and how it has been refracted and fabricated in global cinema production under neoliberalism. However, the current economic crisis and the subsequent Wall Street bailout in 2008 have brought about a...

    Published June 6th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Crossover Cinema

    Cross-Cultural Film from Production to Reception

    Edited by Sukhmani Khorana

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Cinematic products in the twenty-first century increasingly emerge from, engage with, and are consumed in cross-cultural settings. While there have been a number of terms used to describe cinematic forms that do not bear allegiance to a single nation in terms of conceptualization, content, finance...

    Published May 20th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Handbook of Indian Cinemas

    Edited by K. Moti Gokulsing, Wimal Dissanayake

    India is the largest film producing country in the world and its output has a global reach. After years of marginalisation by academics in the Western world, Indian cinemas have moved from the periphery to the centre of the world cinema in a comparatively short space of time. Bringing together...

    Published April 8th 2013 by Routledge