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- Temple University Press 2016; US$ 32.95
In her insightful study, Fashioning Diaspora, Vanita Reddy carefully maps how transnational itineraries of Indian beauty and fashion shape South Asian American cultural identities and racialized belonging from the 1990s to the late-2000s. She observes how diasporic subjects engage with and respond to various encounters with Indian beauty and fashion.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95
Screen, Culture, Psyche illuminates recent developments in Jungian modes of media analysis, and illustrates how psychoanalytic theories have been adapted to allow for the interpretation of films and television programmes, employing Post-Jungian methods in the deep reading of a whole range of films. Readings of this kind can demonstrate the way that... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 53.00
The office in popular culture is often depicted as a topsy-turvy parallel universe where psychological disorders are legitimized as "managerial styles" and comically depraved bosses torment those who do the actual work. During the 1950s, the Beats chose denim and the open road over gray flannel suits and office jobs, but today their grandchildren?Generation... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 189.00
Many rock fans have, at one time or another, ranked their favorite artists in order of talent, charisma, and musical influence on the world as they see it. In this same spirit, author and music historian David V. Moskowitz expands on the concept of "top ten" lists to provide a lineup of the best 100 musical groups from the past 60 years. Since the... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99
The number one New York Times bestselling author of Bias delivers another bombshell?this time aimed at . . . 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America No preaching. No pontificating. Just some uncommon sense about the things that have made this country great?and the culprits who are screwing it up. Bernard Goldberg takes dead aim at the America... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2014; US$ 14.95
This book sheds light on those things that people in power?government, religious leaders, corporations, the rich and well connected?would just as soon wish you didn't know. To them secrets are power. And they'll do whatever it takes to keep them that way?suppressing the truth and covering up facts that might make the rest of us angry enough to challenge... more...
- Faber & Faber 2015; US$ 21.86
<p>The pop world accelerated and broke through the sound barrier in 1966. In America, in London, in Amsterdam, in Paris, revolutionary ideas slow-cooking since the late '50s reached boiling point. In the worlds of pop, pop art, fashion and radical politics -- often fueled by perception-enhancing substances and literature -- the 'Sixties', as... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2004; US$ 11.95
Ever feel like you?re being kept in the dark? Do you feel like the facts and history you rely on might not be the truth, the whole truth and nothing but? Russ Kick delivers a second round of stunning information, forgotten facts and hidden history?all thoroughly researched and documented. Sized for quick reference, filled with facts, illustrations,... more...
- Simon & Schuster UK 2010; US$ 12.99
Television past, as LP Hartley might have once said, is another country. And, in the early 1980s it certainly was a different beast. There were still only three channels to watch; the evening's programmes finished with the playing of the national anthem; and the biggest prize on TV was not Chris Tarrant's million pounds but a speedboat on Bullseye... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00
Flatulence ? male nudity ? abortion ? masturbation: these are just a few of the taboo topics in the United States. What do culturally enforced silences about certain subjects say about our society?and our latent fears? This work provides a broad yet detailed overview of popular culture's most avoided topics to explain why they remain off-limits and... more...