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An Introduction to Studying Popular Culture

An Introduction to Studying Popular Culture

Dominic Strinati

How can we study popular culture? What makes 'popular culture' popular? Is popular culture important? What influence does it have? An Introduction to Studying Popular Culture provides a clear and comprehensive answer to these questions.
Cultural Legal Studies: Law's Popular Cultures and the ...

Cultural Legal Studies: Law's Popular Cultures and the ...

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Romancing the Tomes: Popular Culture, Law and Feminism (Cavendish, 2002); Richard K Sherwin (ed.), Popular Culture and Law (Ashgate, 2008); Austin Sarat (ed.), Imagining Legality: Where Law Meets Popular Culture (University of ...
Perspectives on German Popular Music

Perspectives on German Popular Music

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In this book, native popular musicologists focus on their own popular music cultures from Germany, Austria and Switzerland for the first time: from subcultural to mainstream phenomena; from the 1950s to contemporary acts.
The Worlds of Japanese Popular Culture: Gender, Shifting ...

The Worlds of Japanese Popular Culture: Gender, Shifting ...

Dolores Martinez

HALLDOR STEFANSSON Introduction Mutually feeding off each other and into each other, television and the popular press in post-war Japan have been the major agents for the cultural production of popular idols for mass consumption.
Popular Music: Popular music analysis

Popular Music: Popular music analysis

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Popular music studies is a rapidly expanding field with changing emphases and agenda. This is a multi-volume resource for this area of study
Understanding Society Through Popular Music

Understanding Society Through Popular Music

Joseph A. Kotarba

Written for Introductory Sociology and Sociology of Popular Music courses, the second edition of Understanding Society through Popular Music uses popular music to illustrate fundamental social institutions, theories, sociological concepts, ...
Popular Music and Society

Popular Music and Society

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This book provides an up-to-date introduction to the study of popular music. It is written in the belief that the analysis of popular music needs to be informed by wider debates in sociology and cultural studies.
Popular Abstracts: Journal of Popular Culture 1967-1977, ...

Popular Abstracts: Journal of Popular Culture 1967-1977, ...

Ray Broadus Browne

Abstracts are included for each article appearing in the first ten volumes of The Journal of Popular Culture (1967-1977), the first five volumes of The Journal of Popular Film (1972-1977), and the first four volumes of Popular Music and ...
Voicing the Popular: On the Subjects of Popular Music

Voicing the Popular: On the Subjects of Popular Music

Richard Middleton

Voicing the Popular draws on approaches from musical interpretation, cultural history, social theory and psychoanalysis to explore key topics in the field, including race, gender, authenticity and repetition.
Your Neighbor's Hymnal: What Popular Music Teaches Us about ...

Your Neighbor's Hymnal: What Popular Music Teaches Us about ...

Jeffrey F. Keuss

This book can be approached in a number of ways. As an introduction to this stream of popular culture, the overviews and short introductions to each song provide a glossary useful in courses needing texts in theology and popular culture.
Music in the Market

Music in the Market

Don Cusic

Don Cusic shows how the music business fits into popular culture and exactly how popular music is disseminated in the American commercial market. This book explores the relationship of popular music and popular culture, the money flow, ...
‘Rock On’: Women, Ageing and Popular Music

‘Rock On’: Women, Ageing and Popular Music

Abigail Gardner

Diane Railton works in the School of Arts and Media at Teesside University. Her research interests are in the field of gender and popular culture. Her recent work has explored the representation of femininity in/and popular music. She is ...
Women and Popular Music: Sexuality, Identity and Subjectivity

Women and Popular Music: Sexuality, Identity and Subjectivity

Sheila Whiteley

Women and Popular Music explores the changing role of women musicians and the ways in which their songs resonate in popular culture.
Approaches to Popular Film

Approaches to Popular Film

Joanne Hollows

An invaluable introduction to popular film and the way in which it is studied this book brings together the critical approaches and issues that have sought to define popular film from the 1950s to the present day.
Popular Music and Society

Popular Music and Society

Brian Longhurst

This new edition of Popular Music and Society, fully revised and updated, continues to pioneer an approach to the study of popular music that is informed by wider debates in sociology and media and cultural studies.
Joyce and Popular Culture

Joyce and Popular Culture

R. B. Kershner

"--Cheryl Herr, University of Iowa Joyce not only used popular culture, he contributed to it. These essays employ a variety of sophisticated critical techniques to bring out his surprising involvement in the popular culture of his time.
Fit & Active: The West Point Physical Development Program

Fit & Active: The West Point Physical Development Program

Maureen K. LeBoeuf

Soccer Paul Gannon Soccer is one of the world's most popular sports. It is overwhelmingly popular in Europe and the Middle East, as well as in Central and South America, where it has millions of devoted fans. It is slowly acquiring a popular ...
Come on Down?: Popular Media Culture in Post-War Britain

Come on Down?: Popular Media Culture in Post-War Britain

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Notes on contributors ix Introduction: Come on downP—popular culture today 1 Dominic Strinati and Stephen Wagg 1 Homeward Bound: Leisure, popular culture and consumer capitalism 9 Deborah Philips and Alan Tomlinson 2 The taste of ...
Popular Print and Popular Medicine: Almanacs and Health ...

Popular Print and Popular Medicine: Almanacs and Health ...

Thomas A. Horrocks

Approaching his subject as both a historian of the book and a historian of medicine, Horrocks contends that the almanac, the most popular secular publication in America from the late eighteenth century to the first quarter of the nineteenth ...
Arab Cultural Studies: History, Politics and the Popular

Arab Cultural Studies: History, Politics and the Popular

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In “Popular Culture and Nationalism in Egypt: 'Arab Lotfl and Egyptian Popular Music”, Dalia Said Mostafa traces the resurgence of the Canal Zone musicians and their rise to fame on the contemporary world music scene. Here, the precarious ...
Inventing Popular Culture: From Folklore to Globalization

Inventing Popular Culture: From Folklore to Globalization

John Storey

The book does not present an analysis of particular texts and activities which have been, or could be defined as, popular culture; instead it explores the changing intellectual ways of constructing texts and activities as popular culture ...
Museums and Popular Culture

Museums and Popular Culture

Kevin Moore

Museums and Popular Culture seeks to unravel the paradox that to adequately reflect popular culture museums may need to abandon their traditional form. This is a book which no one interested in museums can afford to ignore.
Queering the Popular Pitch

Queering the Popular Pitch

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The collection is divided into four parts: queering borders queer spaces hidden histories queer thoughts, mixed media. Queering the Popular Pitch will appeal to students of popular music, Gay and Lesbian studies.
Popular Music Genres: An Introduction

Popular Music Genres: An Introduction

Stuart Borthwick

An accessible introduction to the study of popular music, this book takes a schematic approach to a range of popular music genres, and examines them in terms of their antecedents, histories, visual aesthetics and socio-political contexts.
American Education in Popular Media: From the Blackboard to ...

American Education in Popular Media: From the Blackboard to ...

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American Education in Popular Media explores how popular media has represented schooling in the United States over the course of the twentieth century.
Phenomenological Approaches to Popular Culture

Phenomenological Approaches to Popular Culture

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The fifteen essays in this volume demonstrate the way in which phenomenological approaches can illuminate popular culture studies, and in so doing they take on the entire range of popular culture.
Authorship Roles in Popular Music: Issues and Debates

Authorship Roles in Popular Music: Issues and Debates

Ron Moy

This book is an essential introduction to the critical issues and debates surrounding authorship in popular music. It is an ideal resource for students, researchers, and scholars in popular musicology and cultural studies.
Reading the Popular

Reading the Popular

John Fiske

In Reading the Popular, John Fiske analyzes these popular "texts" to reveal both their explicit and implicit (and often opposite) meanings and uses, and the social and political dynamics they reflect.
Voicing the Popular: On the Subjects of Popular Music

Voicing the Popular: On the Subjects of Popular Music

Richard Middleton

On the Subjects of Popular Music Richard Middleton. precisely “a being without visible essence, an unseeable core, concealed by a sheen of adornments ...you undrape her at your peril”; for what youmay unveil, sofantasy suggests, is: a secret ...