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Forthcoming Popular Music Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Cut `n' Mix

    Culture, Identity and Caribbean Music

    By Dick Hebdige

    Series: Comedia

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Authorship Roles in Popular Music

    Issues and Debates

    By Ron Moy

    Authorship Roles in Popular Music applies the critical concept of auteur theory to popular music via different aspects of production and creativity. Through critical analysis of the music itself, this book contextualizes key concepts of authorship relating to gender, race, technology, originality,...

    To Be Published June 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Borders of Subculture

    Resistance and the Mainstream

    Edited by Alexander Dhoest, Steven Malliet, Jacques Haers, Barbara Segaert

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This books aims to revisit the notion of subculture for the 21st century, reinterpreting it and extending its scope. On the one hand, the notion of resistance is redefined and applied to contemporary practices of cultural production and entrepreneurship. On the other hand, contributors reconsider...

    To Be Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Production Studies, The Sequel!

    Cultural Studies of Global Media Industries

    Edited by Miranda Banks, Bridget Conor, Vicki Mayer

    Production Studies, The Sequel! is an exciting exploration of the experiences of media workers in local, global, and digital communities—from prop-masters in Germany, Chinese film auteurs, producers of children’s television in Qatar, Italian radio broadcasters, filmmakers in Ethiopia and Nigeria,...

    To Be Published July 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society

    Edited by Kevin Latham

    Offers an overview of contemporary Chinese social and cultural issues including gender and family, religion and ethnicity, social stratification, urban life, popular culture and media. Will be of interest to students and scholars of China across a range of disciplines including anthropology,...

    To Be Published August 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Popular Music Industries and the State

    Policy Notes

    By Shane Homan, Martin Cloonan, Jennifer Cattermole

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    This volume studies the relationships between government and the popular music industries, comparing three Anglophone nations: Scotland, New Zealand and Australia. At a time when issues of globalization and locality are seldom out of the news, musicians, fans, governments, and industries are forced...

    To Be Published October 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Introducing Japanese Popular Culture

    Edited by Alisa Freedman, Toby Slade

    Designed for teaching undergraduates, Introducing Japanese Popular Culture is a comprehensive textbook providing up-to-date and in-depth insights into a wide range of topics, from manga and anime to cinema and fashion, magazines and novels to videogames, food, and contemporary art. Useful as...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Iranian Music and Popular Entertainment

    From Motrebi to Losanjelesi and Beyond

    By Gay Breyley, Sasan Fatemi

    Series: Iranian Studies

    This book provides broad coverage of popular music in Iran in the twentieth century right up to the present day. It includes an examination of the role of popular music in Iranian society and culture as well as its ongoing development and genres....

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Representations of Black Women in the Media

    The Damnation of Black Womanhood

    By Marquita Marie Gammage

    Series: Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

    In 1920 W.E.B. Du Bois cited the damnation of women as linked to the devaluation of motherhood. This dilemma, he argues, had a crushing blow on Black women as they were forced into slavery. Black womanhood, portrayed as hypersexual by nature, became an enduring stereotype which did not coincide...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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