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Comedia

Series Editor: David Morley

The Comedia series features new theoretical and empirical work exploring the dynamics of the arts and culture industries, and addressing critical issues in the field of contemporary popular culture: issues of production, design, marketing, and consumption. While the principle focus is contemporary, the series also offers historical, educational, and policy-oriented perspectives across a broad range of media and cultural forms, from the news media to the visual arts.

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1-10 of 41 results in Comedia
  1. Teletechnologies, Place, and Community

    By Rowan Wilken

    Series: Comedia

    Teletechnologies, or technologies of distance, cannot be ignored. Indeed, the present electronic age is said to have wrought profound changes to how we think about and experience who we are, where we are, and how we relate with one another. Place and community have traditionally formed key concepts...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Negotiating the Mediated City

    Everyday Encounters with Public Screens

    By Zlatan Krajina

    Series: Comedia

    This book is an interdisciplinary empirical investigation of how people interact with public screens in their daily lives. In more and more surprising locations, screens of various kinds appear within the sightlines of passers-by in contemporary cities. Outdoor advertisers target audiences which...

    Published December 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Photographic Image in Digital Culture

    Edited by Martin Lister

    Series: Comedia

    What does a new technology of images mean for the ways in which we encounter and use images in everyday life: in advertising, entertainment, news, evidence? And within our domestic and private worlds for our sense of self and indentity; our view of the body and our sexuality? The Photographic...

    Published November 5th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Photographic Image in Digital Culture

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Martin Lister

    Series: Comedia

    This new edition of The Photographic Image in Digital Culture explores the condition of photography after some 20 years of remediation and transformation by digital technology. Through ten especially commissioned essays, by some of the leading scholars in the field of contemporary photography...

    Published September 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Online File Sharing

    Innovations in Media Consumption

    By Jonas Andersson Schwarz

    Series: Comedia

    It is apparent that file sharing on the Internet has become an emerging norm of media consumption—especially among young people. This book provides a critical perspective on this phenomenon, exploring issues related to file sharing, downloading, peer-to-peer networks, "piracy," and (not least)...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Transmedia Television

    Audiences, New Media, and Daily Life

    By Elizabeth Evans

    Series: Comedia

    The early years of the twenty-first century have seen dramatic changes within the television industry. The development of the internet and mobile phone as platforms for content directly linked to television programming has offered a challenge to the television set’s status as the sole domestic...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Branding Television

    By Catherine Johnson

    Series: Comedia

    Branding Television examines why and how the UK and US television industries have turned towards branding as a strategy in response to the rise of satellite, cable and digital television, and new media, such as the internet and mobile phone. This is the first book to offer a sustained critical...

    Published October 20th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Relocating Television

    Television in the Digital Context

    Edited by Jostein Gripsrud

    Series: Comedia

    For over half a century, television has been the most central medium in Western democracies – the political, social and cultural centrepiece of the public sphere. Television has therefore rarely been studied in isolation from its socio-cultural and political context; there is always something...

    Published June 17th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Media Events in a Global Age

    Edited by Nick Couldry, Andreas Hepp, Friedrich Krotz

    Series: Comedia

    "This volume assembles an estimable range of critical analyses of one of the most important mediated artifacts of the modern world—the media event. The authors challenge the construct, extend its usefulness, expand its theoretical basis and application, and examine media events in a far larger and...

    Published October 16th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Media, Modernity and Technology

    The Geography of the New

    By David Morley

    Series: Comedia

    From best-selling author David Morley, this book presents a set of interlinked essays which discuss and examine some of the key debates in the fields of media and cultural studies. Spanning the last decade, this fascinating and readable book is based on interdisciplinary work on the interface of...

    Published September 19th 2006 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Cut `n' Mix: Culture, Identity and Caribbean Music
    By Dick Hebdige
    To Be Published December 14th 2014

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