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Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies


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Museum Studies

Museum Studies

1st Edition

Rhiannon Mason
November 14, 2019

Especially in the last several decades, Museum Studies has expanded enormously to become an internationally recognized and highly interdisciplinary academic field. It draws on subjects from across the humanities and social sciences, including Art History, Cultural Studies, Ethnography, Cultural...

Gender and Popular Culture

Gender and Popular Culture

1st Edition

Katie Milestone, Anneke Meyer
May 09, 2019

The interconnections of gender and popular culture are multiple and varied, and serious scholarly work that examines gender through the lens of popular culture—and vice versa—is of central and growing significance in the academy. This is not only because battles about gender roles, rights, and...

Rantanen: Globalization and the Media (4-vol. set)

Rantanen: Globalization and the Media (4-vol. set)

1st Edition

Terhi Rantanen
January 28, 2019

Over the last forty years or so academic interest in ‘globalization’ has burgeoned, and, since the 1970s at least, attempts to define, analyse, and critically explain it have become vital areas of research and study across many disciplines. Moreover, if globalization is a defining phenomenon of our...

Disability and the Media

Disability and the Media

1st Edition

Katie Ellis, Mike Kent
July 31, 2017

Scholars have long recognized the media’s role in shaping and reflecting the way we see the world, ourselves, and others. In particular, they have understood that the media plays a vital part in the social and cultural construction of disability. Moreover, as new types of media proliferate, and...

Cultural Policy

Cultural Policy

1st Edition

Dave O'Brien, Kate Oakley
May 25, 2017

Specialists in cultural policy draw on many scholarly literatures and traditions, including but not limited to, media and communication studies, history, sociology, politics, arts management, geography, and cultural studies. Now, this new four-volume collection from Routledge brings together the...

Film and Religion

Film and Religion

1st Edition

S. Brent Plate
May 24, 2017

The four volumes of 'Film and Religion' will present a range of scholarly articles, mainly since 1990, which offer a critical overview of the interdisciplinary field from a number of perspectives. It is an international collection that includes attention to popular Hollywood and 'arthouse' films...

Gender and the Media

Gender and the Media

1st Edition

Kaitlynn Mendes
August 24, 2016

Scholars have long recognized the media’s role in shaping and reflecting the way we see the world, ourselves, and others. In particular, they have understood that ‘the media’ plays a vital part in the policing and construction of gender. Moreover, as new types of media proliferate, and become...

Video Games and Gaming Culture

Video Games and Gaming Culture

1st Edition

Mark J P Wolf
April 08, 2016

Video and interactive computer games now constitute an enormous industry that rivals television and film. Moreover, gaming is of growing importance in spheres beyond mere entertainment; games and gaming technology are increasingly applied to other ends, including for educational, political, and...

Mobile Technologies, 4-vol. set

Mobile Technologies, 4-vol. set

1st Edition

Gerard Goggin, Rich Ling, Larissa Hjorth
December 07, 2015

With at least seven billion subscriptions worldwide, the impact of mobile devices undoubtedly rivals that of television, radio, and newspapers. Mobile technologies have had—and continue to have—a profound influence on every sphere of public and private life. Unsurprisingly, since their emergence...

International Librarianship

International Librarianship

1st Edition

Ravindra N. Sharma
May 27, 2015

The International Federation of Library Associations was founded as early as 1927, but in recent years serious academic and practical work on and around international librarianship has flourished as never before. Now, this new title from Routledge’s Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies...

Bollywood

Bollywood

1st Edition

Rachel Dwyer
March 23, 2015

Serious research on Bollywood—perhaps the most well-known and vital aspect of contemporary Indian culture—has flourished in recent decades. This new four-volume collection from Routledge meets the need for an authoritative anthology to enable users to navigate and make sense of the subject’s large...

Visual Culture and Gender

Visual Culture and Gender

1st Edition

Annette Burfoot
November 24, 2014

Issues and themes in and around gender and visual culture have generated a huge and complex scholarly literature. Now, to enable users to make sense of an explosion of scholarship, this new title from Routledge’s Major Works publishing programme answers the need for an authoritative...

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