International Journal of Cultural Studies

(The median citation count of International Journal of Cultural Studies is 1. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
In between the global and the local: Mapping the geographies of Netflix as a multinational service46
Digital media and the affective economies of transnational families30
Identity transformation, stigma power, and mental wellbeing of Chinese eSports professional players20
Introduction: Caring media futures19
‘I still want to know they’re not terrible people’: Negotiating ‘queer community’ on dating apps19
‘Everybody needs friends’: Emotions, social networks and digital media in the friendships of international students18
Digitised caring intimacies: More-than-human intergenerational care in Japan17
An anatomy of carewashing: Corporate branding and the commodification of care during Covid-1917
Towards a futurist cultural studies16
Migrancy and digital mediations of emotion15
Emotional practices of unaccompanied refugee youth on social media14
Psychedelic medicalization, public discourse, and the morality of ego dissolution14
‘Generic visuals’ of Covid-19 in the news: Invoking banal belonging through symbolic reiteration12
Neoliberalism, individual responsibilization and the death positivity movement12
A theory of a theory of the smartphone11
Covid-19: The cultural constructions of a global crisis11
Eating as a transgression: Multisensorial performativity in the carnal videos ofmukbang(eating shows)11
Taking care of business: The routines and rationales of early-career musicians in the Dutch and British music industries10
‘Forced empathy’: Manipulation, trauma and affect in virtual reality film9
Postdigital cultural studies9
Mobile-mediated mothering from a distance: A case study of Somali mothers in Port Elizabeth, South Africa9
‘The filthy people’: Racism in digital spaces during Covid-19 in the context of South–South migration9
Intersectionality: A challenge for cultural studies in the 2020s8
News satire engagement as a transgressive space for genre work8
Translating YouTube vlogs for a global audience: Innovative subtitling and community-building8
Crisis-ready responsible selves: National productions of the pandemic7
WeChat, we sell, we feel: Chinese women’s emotional petit capitalism7
Making digital ‘home-camps’: Mediating emotions among the Sahrawi refugee diaspora7
Migrant platformed subjectivity: Rethinking the mediation of transnational affective economies via digital connectivity services7
An emerging art world: The de-subculturalization and artification process of graffiti and pixação in São Paulo7
Making players care: The ambivalent cultural politics of care and video games7
Living Through It: Anger, Laughter, and Internet Memes in Dark Times6
Sisterhood and affective politics: The CaiRollers mobilising change through roller derby in Egypt6
The cultural politics of racism in the Brexit conjuncture6
Conjunctions of resilience and the Covid-19 crisis of the creative cultural industries5
‘I feel the irritation and frustration all over the body’ Affective ambiguities in networked parenting culture5
‘No room for hate in our country’: Constructing the LGBTI-friendly nation in news discourses after the murder of a gay man in Belgium5
Institutional trauma across the Americas: Covid-19 as slow crisis5
Regimes of visibility and the affective affordances of Twitter5
Situating ‘careful surveillance’5
(Be)Longing through visual narrative: Mediation of (dis)affect and formation of politics through photographs and narratives of migration at DiasporaTürk5
The (broken) promise of queerbaiting: Happiness and futurity in politics of queer representation5
Towards inclusive international environmental communication scholarship: The role of Latin America5
Robot death care: A study of funerary practice4
Creating a patchwork of unruliness: The grumpy old woman as affect alien4
Internetica: Poetry in the digital age4
Transnational togetherness through Rela: Chinese queer women’s practices for maintaining ties with the homeland4
Loving idols: K-pop and the limits of neoliberal solidarity in Cuba4
Work hard, fit in, and applaud her: Women developers blogging about their lived experiences4
Masculinity in crisis? Reticent / han-xu politics against danmei and male effeminacy4
Producing Nollywood portal films: Navigating precarity through informal social relations and hope4
The Korean Wave as a source of implicit cultural policy: Making of a neoliberal subjectivity in a Korean style4
Streaming and India's film-centred video culture: Linguistic and formal diversity3
Poetic resistance: Karen long-distance nationalism, rap music, and YouTube3
Reorientation of foreign memories in domestic political speech: Considerations and effects3
Globalising the local in children’s television for the post-network era: How Disney+ and BBC Studios helpedBlueythe Australian cattle dog jump the national fence3
Humanizing the posthuman: Digital labour, food delivery, and openings for the new human during the pandemic3
Llamas are the new unicorns: Craft as competition television3
On political street art as expressions of citizen media in revolutionary Egypt3
Game of Thrones tourism and the (re)imagination of the new Northern Ireland3
The experience economy of TV promotion at San Diego Comic-Con3
Chinese translational fandoms: Transgressing the distributive agency of assemblages in audiovisual media3
Representation and emancipation: Cinema of the oppressed3
Transgression in contemporary media culture3
Apps, mobilities, and migration in the Covid-19 pandemic: Covid technology and the control of migrant workers in Singapore3
Mermaids as market creators: Cultural entrepreneurship in an emerging practice3
Culture is transnational3
Leaning in, pushed out: Postfeminist precarity, pandemic labor, and journalistic discourse3
Publicness and commoning: Pandemic intersections and collective visions at times of crisis3
Filipino migrants in Germany and their diasporic (irony) chronotopes in Facebook3
Beyond Netflix: Ownership and content strategies among non-US-based video streaming services3
Globalization from above and below: Rejecting superficial multiculturalism and igniting anti-Korean sentiment in Japan3
Environing media and cultural techniques: From the history of agriculture to AI-driven smart farming3
Activism to make and do: The (quiet) politics of textile community groups3
Clickbait orientalism and vintage Iranian snapshots2
Researching (im)mobile lives during a lockdown: Reconceptualizing remote interviews as field events2
Memetic commenting: Armenian curses and the Twitter theatre of Trump's deselection2
Healthcare (im)mobilities and the Covid-19 pandemic: Notes on returning to the field2
Musical resistance and musical bodies in the making: A worker-band from southern China2
‘Welcome to a Coronavirus production’:Beyond Bows and Arrows’ Indigenous on-air community-building during lockdown2
Bollywood celebrities as bioconsumers of reproductive technologies in neoliberal fertility markets: A study of popular public discourse2
Originality versus proximity: An explorative study of audience reactions to monolingual film remakes2
Post-Covid: What is cultural theory useful for?2
Disrupting Brazilian television: Streaming and the decline of Globo's hegemony in video cultures2
The house cannot be full: Risk, anxiety, and the politics of collective spectatorship in a pandemic2
Uneasy self-promotion and tactics of patience: Finnish MPs’ ambivalent feelings about personalised politics on social media2
Culture asdisplayrevisited2
Abridged anime and the distance in fan-dubbing: Interpreting culture through parody and fan appropriation2
Negotiation between modernity and local culture in moviegoing practice: A case study of a traditional movie theater in Guangzhou Metropolis2
A Brazilian Hollywood in the making? Film, tourism and creative city discourse in the hinterland of Paraíba2
Receiving and resisting: Toward a market-driven cultural hybridity2
‘The pandemic helped me!’ Queer international students’ identity negotiation with family on social media in immobile times2
The imaginative dimension of digital disinformation: Fake news, political trolling, and the entwined crises of Covid-19 and inter-Asian racism in a postcolonial city2
Locating cultural studies: The limits of translation in knowledge production2
Playing YouTube: How the Nancy YouTuber doll and app position children as aspiring YouTube influencers2
Precarity, nihilism, and grace2
Nep-hop for peace? Political visions and divisions in the booming Nepalese hip-hop scene2
Everyday data cultures and USB portable flash drives2
Turning disaster into crisis2
Shipping on the edge: Negotiations of precariousness in a Chinese real-person shipping fandom community1
Almost South–South solidarity: The frustration of K-pop fans (but not true fans) in South Africa1
‘I cringe at the slave portions’: How fans ofGone with the Windnegotiate anti-racist criticism1
Platforms for populism? The affective issue crowd and its disconnections1
Museums in the age of platform giants: Disconnected policies and practices1
Surveillance practices among migration officers: Online media and LGBTQ+ refugees1
RETRACTION NOTICE: Reconceptualising a Quandamooka Storyweave of language reclamation1
No future for care without new digital media? Making time(s) for mediated informal care practices in later life1
The dead pig's photo album: Affective visual rituals in collective identity formation1
Terebi banare’: Historicising internet-distributed television and the ‘departure from television’ in Japan1
Soft nationalism and China: A case study of nationalism in short videos by US-Chinese rapper MC Jin1
Hollywood on the Danube: Location management and the production of place in transnational media production1
Creative and cultural work post-Covid-19: Interruptions as space of political re-futuring1
Physical immobility and virtual mobility: Mediating everyday life from a Karen refugee camp in Thailand1
Who killed Utopia? Cult conspiracy drama and a television imaginary1
Smartphones as actors: A new digital disability care actor-network in China1
Mapping globalised Chinese webnovels: Genre blending, cultural hybridity, and the complexity of transcultural storytelling1
Black cultural studies is intersectionality1
Teens on screens: Girls’ negotiations of representations of texting in teen film1
The Paradox of a Mobile Society: Situating Cultural Studies in the Global South Context1
Non-digital fan networking: How Japanese animation and comics disseminated in China despite authoritarian deterrence1
‘When it comes to the true crime community, Taylor is a legend’: Social and symbolic capital among murderabilia fans1
The sad clown paradox: A theory of comic transcendence1
‘They are now pocket videos, not home videos’: Streaming and reconfiguration of video consumption in Nigeria1
Relocating video cultures1
The digital Creole1
Why do women write? Exploring women's empowerment through online literature creation in China1
‘Whose were those feelings?’ Affect and likenessing inHalat hisarlive action role-playing game1
Art rocks: Atmospheres of connection and everyday creativity in hybrid public space1
A history of New Year’s Eve, Sydney: From ‘the crowd’ to ‘crowded places’1
The rise and fall of the Synthetic: The mediatization of Canada's oil sands1
Cultures of (im)mobile entanglements1
Curating new ethnicities in a digital era: Women and media work in the British South Asian diaspora1
Affective politics and online culture: Reserved’s digital marketing campaign in post-hegemonic perspective1
Four concepts to think from the South1
Performing pregnancy: Comic content, critique and ambivalence in pregnant stand-up comedy1
On mediations and the environment: Material, spatial and epistemic considerations1
Slow scholarship? Cultural studies and television historiography1
Breaking the chains of television: Streaming and the ‘Netflix effect’ in Turkey1
The media operations of postcolonial mobility regimes: The cases of Filmstichting West Indië and Vereniging Ons Suriname in 1940s and 1950s Netherlands1
Online gathering in times of physical (im)mobility: Facebook practices of Malagasy mothers in France1
Theorizing Korean transracial adoptee experiences: Ambiguity, substitutability, and racial embodiment1
Ethnographic photobomb: The materiality of decolonial image manipulation1