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Routledge Research in Digital Media and Culture in Asia


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This book series explores Asian culture and digital technologies in a socio-economic, cultural, and technological context. It focuses on not only the celebratory achievement of local popular culture through the analysis of media texts, but also the significance of social milieu in the development of local digital technologies. Books in this series emphasize the economic and industrial aspects of popular culture and digital culture to articulate the relationship between cultural industries, the global market, and government, acknowledging that digital technologies and culture are fundamentally altering the ways in which we communicate.

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Transnational Convergence of East Asian Pop Culture

Transnational Convergence of East Asian Pop Culture

1st Edition

Edited By Seok-Kyeong Hong, Dal Yong Jin
March 09, 2021

This book observes and analyzes transnational interactions of East Asian pop culture and current cultural practices, comparing them to the production and consumption of Western popular culture and providing a theoretical discussion regarding the specific paradigm of East Asian pop culture. Drawing ...

Transmedia Storytelling in East Asia The Age of Digital Media

Transmedia Storytelling in East Asia: The Age of Digital Media

1st Edition

Edited By Dal Yong Jin
April 17, 2020

This book offers a thorough investigation of the recent surge of webtoons and manga/animation as the sources of transmedia storytelling for popular culture, not only in East Asia but in the wider global context. An international team of experts employ a unique theoretical framework of media ...

Digital Mediascapes of Transnational Korean Youth Culture

Digital Mediascapes of Transnational Korean Youth Culture

1st Edition

By Kyong Yoon
November 14, 2019

Drawing on vivid ethnographic field studies of youth on the transnational move, across Seoul, Toronto, and Vancouver, this book examines transnational flows of Korean youth and their digital media practices. This book explores how digital media are integrated into various forms of transnational ...

Digital Transactions in Asia Economic, Informational, and Social Exchanges

Digital Transactions in Asia: Economic, Informational, and Social Exchanges

1st Edition

Edited By Adrian Athique, Emma Baulch
March 18, 2019

This book presents a comprehensive overview of transactional forms of the digital across the Asian region by addressing the platforms and infrastructures that shape the digital experience. Contributors argue that each and every encounter mediated by the digital carries with it a functional exchange...

Digital Media and Risk Culture in China’s Financial Markets

Digital Media and Risk Culture in China’s Financial Markets

1st Edition

By Zhifei Mao
December 13, 2018

This book analyzes the risk cultures in China that have emerged from the entanglement of new communication technologies and financial markets, examining the role that digital media play in Asian modernity and offering an alternative narrative to that of the West. The book illustrates the impact of ...

Mediatized Religion in Asia Studies on Digital Media and Religion

Mediatized Religion in Asia: Studies on Digital Media and Religion

1st Edition

Edited By Kerstin Radde-Antweiler, Xenia Zeiler
December 06, 2018

This edited volume discusses mediatized religion in Asia, examining the intensity and variety of constructions and processes related to digital media and religion in Asia today. Individual chapters present case studies from various regions and religious traditions in Asia, critically discussing the...

Chinese Social Media Social, Cultural, and Political Implications

Chinese Social Media: Social, Cultural, and Political Implications

1st Edition

Edited By Mike Kent, Katie Ellis, Jian Xu
October 03, 2017

This book brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines to address critical perspectives on Chinese language social media, internationalizing the state of social media studies beyond the Anglophone paradigm. The collection focuses on the intersections between Chinese language social media ...

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