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French Film: Texts and Contexts

by Susan Hayward & Ginette Vincendeau

The second edition of this innovative textbook brings together leading scholars to provide detailed analyses of twenty-two key films within the canon of French cinema, from the 1920s to the 1990s. Films discussed...


Women and Radio: Airing Differences

by Caroline Mitchell

Combining classic work on radio with innovative research, journalism and biography, Women and Radio offers a variety of approaches to understanding the position of women as producers, presenters and consumers...


Analyzing Media Messages: Using Quantitative Content Analysis in Research

by Daniel Riff, Stephen Lacy & Frederick Fico

Analyzing Media Messages provides a comprehensive and comprehensible guide to conducting content analysis research. It establishes a formal definition of quantitative content analysis; gives step-by-step instruction...


The Post-Colonial Critic: Interviews, Strategies, Dialogues

by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak & Sarah Harasym

Gayatri Spivak, one of our best known cultural and literary theorists, addresses a vast range of political questions with both pen and voice in this unique book. The Post-Colonial Critic brings together a selection...


English National Identity and Football Fan Culture: Who Are Ya?

by Tom Gibbons

In recent years, scholars have understood the increasing use of the St George’s Cross by football fans to be evidence of a rise in a specifically ‘English’ identity. This has emerged as part of a wider...


Policy and Marketing Strategies for Digital Media

by Yu-Li Liu & Robert G. Picard

With digital media becoming ever more prevalent, it is essential to study policy and marketing strategies tailored to this new development. In this volume, contributors examine government policy for a range...


From Popular Culture to Everyday Life

by John Storey

From Popular Culture to Everyday Life presents a critical exploration of the development of everyday life as an object of study in cultural analysis, wherein John Storey addresses the way in which everyday life...


Screenwriting: Creative Labor and Professional Practice

by Bridget Conor

Screenwriting: Creative Labor and Professional Practice analyzes the histories, practices, identities and subjects which form and shape the daily working lives of screenwriters.

Author Bridget Conor considers...


Cyberactivism on the Participatory Web

by Martha McCaughey

Cyberactivism already has a rich history, but over the past decade the participatory web-with its de-centralized information/media sharing, portability, storage capacity, and user-generated content-has reshaped...


Screen Acting

by Peter Kramer & Alan Lovell

While not everyone would agree with Alfred Hitchcock's notorious remark that 'actors are cattle', there is little understanding of the work film actors do. Yet audience enthusiasm for, or dislike of, actors...


Femme: Feminists, Lesbians and Bad Girls

by Laura Harris & Elizabeth Crocker

Femme seeks to redress the ways that femme identities have been elided, idealized, or not fully historicized in a productive reconsideration of lesbian and butch-femme history, of feminism, and of queer thought....


Looking Back to the Future: 1990-1970

by Griselda Pollock & Penny Florence

First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


The Talking Cure: TV Talk Shows and Women

by Jane M. Shattuc

The Talking Cure examines four nationally syndicated television talk shows--Donahue, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Geraldo and Sally Jessy Raphael--which are primarily devoted to feminine culture and issues. Serving...


Between Borders: Pedagogy and the Politics of Cultural Studies

by Henry A. Giroux & Peter McLaren

Informed by the belief that critical pedagogy must move beyond the classroom if it is to be truly effective, this essay collection makes clear how cultural practices--as portrayed in film, sports, and in the...


Bazin at Work: Major Essays and Reviews From the Forties and Fifties

by Andre Bazin & Bert Cardullo

Bazin's impact on film art, as theorist and critic, is considered to be greater than that of any single director, actor, or producer. He is credited with almost single-handedly establishing the study of film...


Diaspora and Visual Culture: Representing Africans and Jews

by Nicholas Mirzoeff

This is the first book to examine the connections between diaspora - the movement, whether forced or voluntary, of a nation or group of people from one homeland to another - and its representations in visual...


An Introduction to Studying Popular Culture

by 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...


The Glasgow Media Group Reader, Vol. II: Industry, Economy, War and Politics

by Greg Philo

First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


In Garageland: Rock, Youth and Modernity

by Johan Fornäs, Ulf Lindberg & Ove Sernhede

Seeking to understand youth culture through its visual and musical expression, In Garageland presents a pioneering ethnographic study of rock bands and their fans.

Topics include class as well as sexual conflicts;...


Considering Pragma-Dialectics

by Peter Houtlosser & Agnes van Rees

Considering Pragma-Dialectics honors the monumental contributions of one of the foremost international figures in current argumentation scholarship: Frans van Eemeren. The volume presents the research efforts...