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Forthcoming Popular Music Books

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  1. 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 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 5th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Popular Film Music and Masculinity in Action

    A Different Tune

    By Amanda Howell

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Amanda Howell offers a new perspective on the contemporary pop score as the means by which masculinities not seen—or heard—before become a part of post-World War II American cinema. Popular Film Music and Masculinity in Action addresses itself to an eclectic mix of film, from Elvis and Travolta...

    To Be Published February 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society

    Edited by Kevin Latham

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. Production Studies 2

    Cultural Studies of Global Media Industries

    Edited by Miranda Banks, Vicki Mayer, Bridget Conor

    Production Studies 2 is first anthology to cover multiple media industries from a global perspective, taking into account transnational production flow, and analyzing a broad range of unique production communities across many types of media. The book spans the globe--examining...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

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