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Forthcoming Popular Music Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 August 6th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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 November 24th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Iranian Music and Popular Entertainment

    From Motrebi to Losanjelesi and Beyond

    By Gay Breyley, Sasan Fatemi

    Series: Iranian Studies

    The word motreb finds its roots in the Arabic verb taraba, meaning ‘to make happy.’ Originally denoting all musicians in Iran, motrebi came to be associated, pejoratively, with the cheerful vulgarity of the lowbrow entertainer. In Iranian Music and Popular Entertainment, GJ Breyley and Sasan...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the African Diaspora

    Travelling Blackness

    By Manoucheka Celeste

    Series: Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

    With the exception of slave narratives, there are few stories of black international migration in U.S. news and popular culture. This book is interested in stratified immigrant experiences, diverse black experiences, and the intersection of black and immigrant identities. Citizenship as it is...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Understanding Popular Music Culture

    5th Edition

    By Roy Shuker

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  9. Global Glam and Popular Music

    Style and Spectacle from the 1970s to the 2000s

    Edited by Ian Chapman, Henry Johnson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    This book is the first to explore style and spectacle in glam popular music performance from the 1970s to the present day, and from an international perspective. Focus is given to a number of representative artists, bands, and movements, as well as national, regional, and cultural contexts from...

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge

  10. Voicing Girlhood in Popular Music

    Music, Performance, and Activism

    Edited by Jacqueline Warwick, Allison Adrian

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    This interdisciplinary volume explores the girl’s voice and the construction of girlhood in contemporary popular music, visiting girls as musicians, activists, and performers through topics that range from female vocal development during adolescence to girls’ online media culture. While girls’...

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge