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Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies


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Cultural and media studies are now well-established as important academic disciplines and are inspiring new research into a wide range of pertinent issues. This series presents outstanding research in these subjects, helping to shape the direction of future inquiry.

 

To submit a proposal for this series, please contact:
Suzanne Richardson, Commissioning Editor for Media, Cultural and Communication Studies
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Women Do Genre in Film and Television

Women Do Genre in Film and Television

1st Edition

Edited By Mary Harrod, Katarzyna Paszkiewicz
November 03, 2017

Winner of first Prize in the BAFTSS Best Edited Collection competition, this volume examines how different generations of women work within the genericity of audio-visual storytelling not necessarily to ‘undo’ or ‘subvert’ popular formats, but also to draw on their generative force. Recent examples...

Geomedia Studies Spaces and Mobilities in Mediatized Worlds

Geomedia Studies: Spaces and Mobilities in Mediatized Worlds

1st Edition

Edited By Karin Fast, André Jansson, Johan Lindell, Linda Ryan Bengtsson, Mekonnen Tesfahuney
October 31, 2017

This book introduces and develops the concept of geomedia studies as the name of a particular subfield of communication geography. Despite the accelerating societal relevance of ‘geomedia’ technologies for the production of various spaces, mobilities, and power-relations, and the unquestionable ...

New Feminisms in South Asian Social Media, Film, and Literature Disrupting the Discourse

New Feminisms in South Asian Social Media, Film, and Literature: Disrupting the Discourse

1st Edition

Edited By Sonora Jha, Alka Kurian
October 23, 2017

This book is a study of the resurgence and re-imagination of feminist discourse on gender and sexuality in South Asia as told through its cinematic, literary, and social media narratives. It brings incisive and expert analyses of emerging disruptive articulations that represent an unprecedented ...

The Borders of Subculture Resistance and the Mainstream

The Borders of Subculture: Resistance and the Mainstream

1st Edition

Edited By Alexander Dhoest, Steven Malliet, Jacques Haers, Barbara Segaert
October 12, 2017

This book aims to revisit the notion of subculture for the 21st century, reinterpreting it and extending its scope. On the one hand, the notion of resistance is redefined and applied to contemporary practices of cultural production and entrepreneurship. On the other hand, contributors reconsider ...

The Materiality of Love Essays on Affection and Cultural Practice

The Materiality of Love: Essays on Affection and Cultural Practice

1st Edition

Edited By Anna Malinowska, Michael Gratzke
October 03, 2017

Drawing on love studies and research in material cultures, this book seeks to re-examine love through materiality studies, especially their recent incarnations, new materialism and object-oriented philosophy, to spark a debate on the relationship between love, objects and forms of materializing ...

The Dark Side of Camp Aesthetics Queer Economies of Dirt, Dust and Patina

The Dark Side of Camp Aesthetics: Queer Economies of Dirt, Dust and Patina

1st Edition

Edited By Ingrid Hotz-Davies, Franziska Bergmann, Georg Vogt
September 21, 2017

"Camp" is often associated with glamour, surfaces and an ostentatious display of chic, but as these authors argue, there is an underside to it that has often gone unnoticed: camp’s simultaneous investment in dirt, vulgarity, the discarded and rejected, the abject. This book explores how camp ...

Media Practices, Social Movements, and Performativity Transdisciplinary Approaches

Media Practices, Social Movements, and Performativity: Transdisciplinary Approaches

1st Edition

Edited By Susanne Foellmer, Margreth Lünenborg, Christoph Raetzsch
September 21, 2017

As individuals incorporate new forms of media into their daily routines, these media transform individuals’ engagement with networks of heterogeneous actors. Using the concept of media practices, this volume looks at processes of social and political transformation in diverse regions of the world ...

Media Representations of Anti-Austerity Protests in the EU Grievances, Identities and Agency

Media Representations of Anti-Austerity Protests in the EU: Grievances, Identities and Agency

1st Edition

Edited By Tao Papaioannou, Suman Gupta
September 21, 2017

This book analyzes constructions of injustice, group identification and participation in news and social media in anti-austerity protests within the European Union (EU). Since 2008, EU member-states have witnessed waves of protests and demonstrations against the adoption of austerity measures and ...

Beauty, Violence, Representation

Beauty, Violence, Representation

1st Edition

Edited By Lisa A. Dickson, Maryna Romanets
June 16, 2017

This volume explores the relationship among beauty, violence, and representation in a broad range of artistic and cultural texts, including literature, visual art, theatre, film, and music. Charting diversifying interests in the subject of violence and beauty, dealing with the multiple inflections...

International Perspectives on Chicana/o Studies This World is My Place

International Perspectives on Chicana/o Studies: This World is My Place

1st Edition

Edited By Catherine Leen, Niamh Thornton
June 16, 2017

This volume examines how the field of Chicana/o studies has developed to become an area of interest to scholars far beyond the United States and Spain. For this reason, the volume includes contributions by a range of international scholars and takes the concept of place as a unifying paradigm. As a...

Media and the Ecological Crisis

Media and the Ecological Crisis

1st Edition

Edited By Richard Maxwell, Jon Raundalen, Nina Lager Vestberg
June 16, 2017

Media and the Ecological Crisis is a collaborative work of interdisciplinary writers engaged in mapping, understanding and addressing the complex contribution of media to the current ecological crisis. The book is informed by a fusion of scholarly, practitioner, and activist interests to inform, ...

Politics, Media and Democracy in Australia Public and Producer Perceptions of the Political Public Sphere

Politics, Media and Democracy in Australia: Public and Producer Perceptions of the Political Public Sphere

1st Edition

By Brian McNair, Terry Flew, Stephen Harrington, Adam Swift
June 16, 2017

In Australia, as in many comparable democracies, the role of the media in the political process is high on the public agenda. There is a perception of widespread disillusionment with and disengagement from politics amongst voters, and criticism of the media for failing to fulfil their democratic ...

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