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Forthcoming Popular Music Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Online Evaluation of Creativity and the Arts

    Edited by Hiesun Cecilia Suhr

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Social media have dramatically popularized practices of evaluation, especially of cultural products and artistic expressions. The practices of "liking" and rating any shared contents such as music to blogs, film, videos, photographs to artwork and performances are ubiquitous in today’s digital...

    To Be Published September 7th 2014 by Routledge

  2. K-pop – The International Rise of the Korean Music Industry

    Edited by JungBong Choi, Roald Maliangkay

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    K-pop, described by Time Magazine in 2012 as "South Korea’s greatest export", has rapidly achieved a large worldwide audience of devoted fans largely through distribution over the Internet. This book examines the phenomenon, and discusses the reasons for its success. It considers the national and...

    To Be Published September 17th 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 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Cultural Production in and Beyond the Recording Studio

    By Allan Watson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Recording studios are the most insulated, intimate and privileged sites of music production and creativity. Yet in a world of intensified globalisation, they are also sites which are highly connected into wider networks of music production that are increasingly spanning the globe. This book is the...

    To Be Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Hip Hop and Religion Reader

    Edited by Monica R. Miller, Anthony B. Pinn

    Edited by two recognized scholars of African-American religion and culture, this reader, the first of its kind, provides the essential texts for an important and emerging field of study – religion and hip hop. Until now, the discipline of religious studies lacked a consistent and coherent text that...

    To Be Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Arab Cultural Studies

    History, Politics and the Popular

    Edited by Anastasia Valassopoulos

    This book seeks to both showcase and further develop innovative research and debates on contemporary Arab cultural production. Popular culture in the form of cinema, popular music, literature, visual media and cyber-cultures, both local and imported, enjoy a central role in Arab cultural life, and...

    To Be Published November 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Media Independence

    Working with Freedom or Working for Free?

    Edited by James Bennett, Niki Strange

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Media independence is central to the organization, make-up, working practices and output of media systems across the globe. Often stemming from western notions of individual and political freedoms, independence has informed the development of media across a range of platforms: from the freedom of...

    To Be Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Rastafari and the Arts

    An Introduction

    By Darren J. N. Middleton

    Drawing on literary, musical, and visual representations of and by Rastafari, Darren J. N. Middleton provides an introduction to Rasta through the arts, broadly conceived. The religious underpinnings of the Rasta movement are often overshadowed by Rasta’s association with reggae music, dub, and...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Popular Music and Cultural Policy

    Edited by Shane Homan, Martin Cloonan, Jen Cattermole

    Popular music is increasingly visible in government strategies and policies. While much has been written about the expanding flow of music products and music creativity in emphasising the global nature of popular music, little attention has been paid to the flow of ideas about policy formation and...

    To Be Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge