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The Routledge Companion to Fashion Studies
The Routledge Companion to Media Industries
The Routledge Companion to Video Game Studies
The Routledge Companion to News and Journalism
The Routledge Companion to Media and the City
By Joseph Weber, Richard S. Dunham
January 10, 2024
The Routledge Companion to Business Journalism provides a complete and critical survey of the field of business and economic journalism. Beginning by exploring crucial questions of the moment, the volume goes on to address such topics as the history of the field; differentiation among business ...
By John Steel, Julian Petley
December 11, 2023
The Routledge Companion to Freedom of Expression and Censorship offers a thorough exploration of the debates surrounding this contentious topic, considering the importance placed upon it in democratic societies and the reasons frequently proposed for limiting and constraining it. This volume ...
By Bruce Mutsvairo, Saba Bebawi, Eddy Borges-Rey
November 21, 2023
Responding to mounting calls to decenter and decolonize journalism, The Routledge Companion to Journalism in the Global South examines not only the deep-seated challenges associated with the historical imposition of Western journalism standards on constituencies of the Global South but also the ...
By Eugenia Paulicelli, Veronica Manlow, Elizabeth Wissinger
September 25, 2023
This collection of original essays interrogates disciplinary boundaries in fashion, gathering fashion studies research across disciplines and from around the globe. Fashion and clothing are part of material and visual culture, cultural memory, and heritage; they contribute to shaping the way ...
By Paul McDonald
September 25, 2023
Bringing together 49 chapters from leading experts in media industries research, this major collection offers an authoritative overview of the current state of scholarship while setting out proposals for expanding, re-thinking and innovating the field. Media industries occupy a central place in ...
By Melita M. Garza, Michael Fuhlhage, Tracy Lucht
September 20, 2023
The Routledge Companion to American Journalism History revisits media history across forms, formats, and multiple fault lines, including gender, ethnicity, race, and citizenship status. Original contributions highlight areas of journalism history in desperate need of further treatment, with a ...
By Mark Wolf, Bernard Perron
June 19, 2023
A definitive guide to contemporary video game studies, this second edition has been fully revised and updated to address the ongoing theoretical and methodological development of game studies. Expertly compiled by well-known video game scholars Mark J. P. Wolf and Bernard Perron, the Companion ...
By Emily West, Matthew P. McAllister
April 04, 2023
This comprehensive second edition provides an updated essential guide to the key issues, methodologies, concepts, debates, and policies that shape our everyday relationship with advertising. This updated edition takes a critical look at advertising and promotion during the explosion of digital and ...
By John S. Bak, Bill Reynolds
December 30, 2022
This cutting-edge research companion addresses our current understanding of literary journalism’s global scope and evolution, offering an immersive study of how different nations have experimented with and perfected the narrative journalistic form/genre over time. The Routledge Companion to World ...
By Stuart Allan
November 28, 2022
The Routledge Companion to News and Journalism brings together scholars committed to the conceptual and methodological development of news and journalism studies from around the world. Across 50 chapters, organized thematically over seven sections, contributions examine a range of pressing ...
By Erica Stein, Germaine R. Halegoua, Brendan Kredell
July 29, 2022
Bringing together leading scholars from around the world and across scholarly disciplines, this collection of 32 original chapters provides a comprehensive exploration of the relationships between cities and media. The volume showcases diverse methods for studying media and the city and posits "...
By Mia Lindgren, Jason Loviglio
June 16, 2022
This comprehensive companion is a much-needed reference source for the expanding field of radio, audio, and podcast study, taking readers through a diverse range of essays examining the core questions and key debates surrounding radio practices, technologies, industries, policies, resources, ...