The Routledge Companion to Global Popular Culture by Toby Miller

By Toby Miller

Research on pop culture is a dynamic, fast-growing area. In scholarly phrases, it cuts throughout many components, together with communique reviews, sociology, background, American experiences, anthropology, literature, journalism, folklore, economics, and media and cultural stories. The Routledge better half to international well known Culture presents an authoritative, updated, intellectually huge, internationally-aware, and conceptually agile advisor to an important features of pop culture scholarship.

Specifically, this better half includes:

  • interdisciplinary versions and techniques for reading renowned culture;
  • wide-ranging case studies;
  • discussions of monetary and coverage underpinnings;
  • analysis of textual manifestations of well known culture;
  • examinations of political, social, and cultural dynamics; and
  • discussions of rising concerns similar to ecological sustainability and labor.

Featuring scholarly voices from throughout six continents, The Routledge better half to international pop culture presents a nuanced and wide-ranging survey of pop culture research.

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The Power of the Internet in China: Citizen Activism. New York: Columbia University Press. Yúdice, George. (2002). El recurso de la cultura: Usos de la cultura en la era global. Barcelona: Editorial Gedisa. 10 Par t I T H EO R I E S This page intentionally left blank 1 POLITICAL ECONOMY Vincent Mosco Definitions and Characteristics Political economy is the study of the social relations—particularly the power relations—that mutually constitute the production, distribution, and consumption of resources, including communication resources (Mosco 2009).

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