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Culture-Bound Syndromes in Popular Culture

Cringuta Irina Pelea

This volume explores culture-bound syndromes, defined as a pattern of symptoms (mental, physical, and/or relational) experienced only by members of a specific cultural group and recognized as a disorder by members of those groups, and their coverage in popular culture.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publish Date: Nov 30th, 2023
  • Pages: 320
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.21in - 6.14in - 0.81in - 1.44lb
  • EAN: 9781032452685
  • Categories: Popular CultureMedia Studies

About the Author

Cringuta Irina Pelea is Lecturer in Communication Studies at Titu Maiorescu University, Romania. Her major research and teaching interests are popular culture, intercultural communication, Japanese studies, and public relations. She is the editor of the present volume, Culture-Bound Syndromes in Popular Culture, and has forthcoming chapters in the volumes Confronting Conformity: Gender Fluidity in Japanese Arts & Culture and Routledge Companion to Literature and Social Justice. She can be followed on Instagram @prof.irina.pelea.