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Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture


About the Series

This series is our home for innovative research in the field of digital media. It includes monographs and targeted edited collections that provide new insights into this subject as its influence and significance grow into the twenty-first century.

 

To submit a proposal for this series, please contact:
Suzanne Richardson, Commissioning Editor for Media, Cultural and Communication Studies
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Digital Media and Participatory Cultures of Health and Illness

Digital Media and Participatory Cultures of Health and Illness

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Stefania Vicari
December 31, 2021

This book looks at the complex scenario of platforms, practices, and content of contemporary digital communication to map and interpret emerging forms of digitally enhanced health activism. The everyday use of digital and social media platforms has major implications for the production, seeking, ...

Upgrade Culture and Technological Change The Business of the Future

Upgrade Culture and Technological Change: The Business of the Future

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Adam Richard Rottinghaus
December 31, 2021

This book explores the origin and future of "upgrade culture," a collection of cultural habits and orientations based on the assumption that new technologies will rapidly, perpetually, and inevitably emerge. By analyzing discourses of technological change and the practices of marketing workers ...

Smartphone Communication Interactions in the App Ecosystem

Smartphone Communication: Interactions in the App Ecosystem

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Francisco Yus
September 06, 2021

This book offers a unique model for understanding the cognitive underpinnings, interactions and discursive effects of our evolving use of smartphones in everyday app-mediated communication, from text messages and GIFs to images, video and social media apps. Adopting a cyberpragmatics framework, ...

Posthuman Capitalism Dancing with Data in the Digital Economy

Posthuman Capitalism: Dancing with Data in the Digital Economy

1st Edition

By Yasmin Ibrahim
June 11, 2021

Posthuman Capitalism critically reviews the manifestation of capitalist agenda online by examining the phenomenon of the ‘posthuman’ in the data economy. The chapters examine our posthuman condition, where we are constantly asked to partake in platforms which perform to capitalist agenda while ...

Loving Fanfiction Exploring the Role of Emotion in Online Fandoms

Loving Fanfiction: Exploring the Role of Emotion in Online Fandoms

1st Edition

By Brit Kelley
May 31, 2021

Loving Fanfiction explores emotion within the context of fandoms, specifically online fanfiction. Through exploring fans’ narratives about themselves and the fanwork they produce and consume, the author theorizes how identity, cognition, emotion, the body, and embodiment come together in literacy ...

Artificial Intelligence in Cultural Production Critical Perspectives on Digital Platforms

Artificial Intelligence in Cultural Production: Critical Perspectives on Digital Platforms

1st Edition

By Dal Yong Jin
May 27, 2021

This book offers an in-depth academic discourse on the convergence of AI, digital platforms, and popular culture, in order to understand the ways in which the platform and cultural industries have reshaped and developed AI-driven algorithmic cultural production and consumption. At a time of ...

Digital Icons Memes, Martyrs and Avatars

Digital Icons: Memes, Martyrs and Avatars

1st Edition

By Yasmin Ibrahim
October 05, 2020

This book offers critical perspectives on the digital ‘iconic’, exploring how the notion of the iconic is re-appropriated and re-made online, and the consequences for humanity and society. Examining cross-cultural case studies of iconic images in digital spaces, the author offers original and ...

Psychoanalysis and Digital Culture Audiences, Social Media, and Big Data

Psychoanalysis and Digital Culture: Audiences, Social Media, and Big Data

1st Edition

By Jacob Johanssen
June 30, 2020

Psychoanalysis and Digital Culture offers a comprehensive account of our contemporary media environment—digital culture and audiences in particular—by drawing on psychoanalysis and media studies frameworks. It provides an introduction to the psychoanalytic affect theories of Sigmund Freud and ...

Digital Media, Sharing and Everyday Life

Digital Media, Sharing and Everyday Life

1st Edition

By Jenny Kennedy
October 23, 2019

Digital Media, Sharing and Everyday Life provides nuanced accounts of the processes of sharing in digital culture and the complexities that arise in them. The book explores definitions of sharing, and the roles that our digital devices and the platforms we use play in these practices.   Drawing ...

Women and the Digitally-Mediated Revolution in the Middle East Applying Digital Methods

Women and the Digitally-Mediated Revolution in the Middle East: Applying Digital Methods

1st Edition

By C. L. Bernardi
March 18, 2019

This book applies digital methods of analysis to the study of the impact of digital technologies on the social and political spheres of women in Saudi Arabia and Egypt. These countries have been early embracers of digital technologies in the Middle East, and are therefore useful cases to examine ...

The Discursive Power of Memes in Digital Culture Ideology, Semiotics, and Intertextuality

The Discursive Power of Memes in Digital Culture: Ideology, Semiotics, and Intertextuality

1st Edition

By Bradley E. Wiggins
February 21, 2019

Shared, posted, tweeted, commented upon, and discussed online as well as off-line, internet memes represent a new genre of online communication, and an understanding of their production, dissemination, and implications in the real world enables an improved ability to navigate digital culture. This ...

Digital Interfacing Action and Perception through Technology

Digital Interfacing: Action and Perception through Technology

1st Edition

By Daniel Black
November 05, 2018

This book takes the interface – or rather to interface, a process rather than a discrete object or location – as a concept emblematic of our contemporary embodied relationship with technological artefacts. The fundamental question addressed by this book is: How can we understand what it means to ...

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