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Media & Cultural Studies

  • What Painting Is

    2nd Edition

    By James Elkins

    In this classic text, James Elkins communicates the experience of painting beyond the traditional vocabulary of art history. Alchemy provides a strange language to explore what it is a painter really does in the studio—the smells, the mess, the struggle to control the uncontrollable, the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20
    Routledge

  • Marxism Goes to the Movies

    1st Edition

    By Mike Wayne

    Introducing the key concepts and thinkers within the Marxist tradition, Marxism Goes to the Movies demonstrates their relevance to film theory and practice past and present. Author Mike Wayne argues that Marxist filmmaking has engaged with and transformed this popular medium, developing its…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Branded Entertainment and Cinema

    The Marketisation of Italian Film, 1st Edition

    By Gloria Dagnino

    The history of Italian cinema is mostly regarded as a history of Italian auteurs. This book takes a different standpoint, looking at Italian cinema from the perspective of an unusual, but influential actor: advertisers. From the iconic Vespa scooter and the many other Made in Italy products…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Advertising Studies

  • Sketching as Design Thinking

    1st Edition

    By Alma R. Hoffmann

    This book argues for the importance of sketching as a mode of thinking, and the relevance of sketching in the design process, design education, and design practice. Through a wide range of analysis and discussion, the book looks at the history of sketching as a resource throughout the design…

    Paperback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge

  • Privacy and the News Media

    1st Edition

    By Chris Frost

    Critically examining current journalistic practices using both theoretical and applied approaches, this book addresses the interplay between the right to free expression (and what that means to a free press) and the right to privacy. Privacy, and the criticism that journalists unreasonably and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-18
    Routledge

  • Remapping Brazilian Film Culture in the Twenty-First Century

    1st Edition

    By Stephanie Dennison

    Remapping Brazilian Film Culture makes a significant contribution not only to debates about Brazilian national cinema, but more generally about the development of world cinema in the twenty-first century. This book charts the key features of Brazilian film culture of the first two decades of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Remapping World Cinema

  • Media Studies: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Julian McDougall, Claire Pollard

    Fully updated and revised, the second edition of Media Studies: The Basics is the ideal guide to the changing landscape of media and Media Studies. There have been seismic shifts in what constitutes (the) media in recent years with technological advances ushering in whole new categories of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Media Theory for A Level

    The Essential Revision Guide, 1st Edition

    By Mark Dixon

    Media Theory for A Level provides a comprehensive introduction to the 19 academic theories required for A Level Media study. From Roland Barthes to Clay Shirky, from structuralism to civilisationism, this revision book explains the core academic concepts students need to master to succeed in their…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Urban Media and Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zlatan Krajina, Deborah Stevenson

    The Routledge Companion to Urban Media and Communication traces central debates within the burgeoning interdisciplinary research on mediated cities and urban communication. The volume brings together diverse perspectives and global case studies to map key areas of research within media, cultural…

    Hardback – 2019-10-11
    Routledge

  • Hollywood Musicals

    1st Edition

    By Steven Cohan

    Hollywood Musicals offers an insightful account of a genre that was once a mainstay of twentieth-century film production and continues to draw audiences today. What is a film musical? How do musicals work, formally and culturally? Why have they endured since the introduction of sound in the late…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Film Guidebooks

  • Communication, Cultural and Media Studies

    The Key Concepts, 5th Edition

    By John Hartley

    Now in its fifth edition, this pioneering volume of Routledge’s ‘Key Guides' series offers clear explanations of key concepts, showing where they came from, what they are used for and why they provoke discussion or disagreement. The new edition is extensively revised to keep pace with rapidly…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Public Relations, Society and the Generative Power of History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Somerville, Lee Edwards, Øyvind Ihlen

    Public Relations, Society and the Generative Power of History examines how histories are used to explore how the past is constructed from the present, how the present is always historical, and how both past and present can power imagined futures. Divided into three distinct parts, the book uses…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • Facebook, the Media and Democracy

    Big Tech, Small State?, 1st Edition

    By Leighton Andrews

    Facebook, the Media and Democracy examines Facebook Inc. and the impact that it has had and continues to have on media and democracy around the world. Drawing on interviews with Facebook users of different kinds and dialogue with politicians, regulators, civil society and media commentators, as…

    Hardback – 2019-09-10
    Routledge
    Disruptions

  • Making Nonprofit News

    Market Models, Influence and Journalistic Practice, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Ferrucci

    Making Nonprofit News examines the essence of nonprofit journalism on multiple levels of analysis, explaining how individuals, routines, organizational makeup and outside institutions all affect news production at nonprofit news organizations. The book argues that the market model itself – not…

    Hardback – 2019-09-10
    Routledge
    Disruptions

  • Discourses of Legitimation in the News

    The Case of the Economic Crisis in Greece, 1st Edition

    By Vaia Doudaki, Angeliki Boubouka

    Examining the news coverage of the economic crisis in Greece, this book develops a framework for identifying discourses of legitimation of actors, political decisions, and policies in the news. This study departs from the assumption that news is a privileged terrain where discursive…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Journalism Studies

  • Alternate Reality Games

    Promotion and Participatory Culture, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Janes

    Using textual analysis, interviews with game designers, audience surveys, and close analysis of player forum discussion, this book examines the unique nature of the producer/consumer relationship within promotional Alternate Reality Games (ARGs). Historically, ARGs are rooted in advertising as…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Advertising Studies

  • Selling Rights

    8th Edition

    By Lynette Owen

    Selling Rights has firmly established itself as the leading guide to all aspects of rights sales and co-publications throughout the world. The eighth edition is substantially updated to illustrate the changes in rights in relation to new technologies and legal developments in the UK and the rest of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-12
    Routledge

  • A Level Media Studies

    The Essential Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Pete Bennett, Sarah Casey Benyahia, Jerry Slater

    A Level Media Studies is a comprehensive guide to the subject content of AS and A Level Media Studies, across all examining boards. It is specifically designed to meet the needs of both students and teachers with an accessible writing style, helpful notes on key theories and theorists and a range…

    Paperback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge

  • Trauma Reporting

    A Journalist's Guide to Covering Sensitive Stories, 1st Edition

    By Jo Healey

    Trauma Reporting provides vital information on developing a healthy, professional and respectful relationship with those who choose to tell their stories during times of trauma, distress or grief. Amid a growing demand and need for guidance, this fascinating book is refreshingly simple, engaging…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22
    Routledge

  • Media Accountability in the Era of Post-Truth Politics

    European Challenges and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tobias Eberwein, Susanne Fengler, Matthias Karmasin

    Bringing together both leading international scholars and emerging academic talent, Media Accountability in the Era of Post-Truth Politics maps the current state of media accountability in Europe and provides fresh perspectives for future developments in media and communication fields. As the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

  • New Journalisms

    Rethinking Practice, Theory and Pedagogy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Fowler-Watt, Stephen Jukes

    In this current period of uncertainty and introspection in the media, New Journalisms not only focuses on new challenges facing journalism, but also seeks to capture a wide range of new practices that are being employed across a diversity of media. This edited collection explores how these new…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Media Literacy and Education

  • Politics of Gaze

    The Image Economy Online, 1st Edition

    By Yasmin Ibrahim

    Going beyond the cursory reasons behind why we capture images on the move, Politics of Gaze explores our contemporary practices around visual imaging and brings original conceptualisations about why we constantly capture ourselves and our environments through digital technologies. Our…

    Paperback – 2019-07-08
    Routledge

  • Lifestyle Journalism

    Social Media, Consumption and Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lucia Vodanovic

      Ranging from travel to wellbeing and fashion to food, Lifestyle Journalism explores a wide variety of subjects within a growing field. This edited collection examines the complex dynamics of the ever-evolving media environment of lifestyle journalism, encompassing aspects of consumerism,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-21
    Routledge

  • Women, Inequality and Media Work

    1st Edition

    By Anne O'Brien

    Women, Inequality and Media Work investigates how women experience gender inequality in film and television production industries. Examining women’s place in the production of media is vital to understanding the broader and related question of how women are (mis)represented in media content. This…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge

  • Photojournalism Disrupted

    The View from Australia, 1st Edition

    By Helen Caple

    Photojournalism Disrupted addresses the unprecedented disruptions in photojournalism over the last decade, with a particular focus on the Australian news media context. Using a mixed methods approach, the book assesses the situation facing press photographers and their employers in the supply of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Disruptions

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