Cultural Studies: Cyberculture

  • Digitization

    Theories and Concepts for Empirical Cultural Research

    Edited by Gertraud Koch

    In recent years, digital technologies have become pervasive in academic and everyday life. This comprehensive volume covers a wide range of concepts for studying the new cultural dynamics that are evident as a result of digitization. It considers how the cultural changes triggered by digitization…

    Hardback – 2017-04-19 
    Routledge

  • The Pornography Business

    By Frederick S. Lane

    Traditionally, the presence of pornography in American society has been mediated by two primary factors: legal restrictions and the relatively high cost of the product. The degree of legal restrictions on adult material has varied from era to era and community to community, but the porn premium has…

    Paperback – 2017-04-01 
    Routledge

  • The Performativity of Digital Activism

    By Fidele Vlavo

    This book offers an analysis of online direct action as creative and cultural performance. It examines the historical and present practices of artists-activists engaged in digital activism, including the work of Critical Art Ensemble, Electronic Disturbance Theatre and Anonymous and discusses over…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Media Accountability

    Who Will Watch the Watchdog in the Twitter Age?

    Edited by William Babcock

    A small collection of well-honed tools has been employed for some time by media practitioners and the public to help maintain and improve the credibility of journalism and the mass media. These media accountability tools have included ethics codes, media critics, news councils, ombudsmen,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13 
    Routledge

  • Reconfiguring Class, Gender, Ethnicity and Ethics in Chinese Internet Culture

    By Haomin Gong, Xin Yang

    New information technologies have, to an unprecedented degree, come to reshape human relations, identities and communities both online and offline. As Internet narratives including online fiction, poetry and films reflect and represent ambivalent politics in China, the Chinese state wishes to…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Routledge Companion to Global Internet Histories

    Edited by Gerard Goggin, Mark McLelland

    The Routledge Companion to Global Internet Histories brings together research on the diverse Internet histories that have evolved in different regions, language cultures and social contexts across the globe. While the Internet is now in its fifth decade, the understanding and formulation of its…

    Hardback – 2017-02-23 
    Routledge

  • Androids and Intelligent Networks in Early Modern Literature and Culture

    Artificial Slaves

    By Kevin LaGrandeur

    Awarded a 2014 Science Fiction and Technoculture Studies Prize Honourable Mention. This book explores the creation and use of artificially made humanoid servants and servant networks by fictional and non-fictional scientists of the early modern period. Beginning with an investigation of the roots…

    Paperback – 2017-02-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Social Media and the Law

    A Guidebook for Communication Students and Professionals, 2nd Edition

    By Daxton Stewart

    Edited by Daxton Stewart

    Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat allow users to connect with one another and share information with the click of a mouse or a tap on a touchscreen—and have become vital tools for professionals in the news and strategic communication fields. But as…

    Paperback – 2017-02-10 
    Routledge

  • Creating Second Lives

    Community, Identity and Spatiality as Constructions of the Virtual

    Edited by Astrid Ensslin, Eben Muse

    This book aims to provide insights into how ‘second lives’ in the sense of virtual identities and communities are constructed textually, semiotically and discursively, specifically in the online environment Second Life and Massively Multiplayer Online Games such as World of Warcraft. The book’…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • The Culture of Digital Fighting Games

    Performance and Practice

    By Todd Harper

    This book examines the complex network of influences that collide in the culture of digital fighting games. Players from all over the world engage in competitive combat with one another, forming communities in both real and virtual spaces, attending tournaments and battling online via…

    Paperback – 2017-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Intersecting Art and Technology in Practice

    Techne/Technique/Technology

    Edited by Camille C Baker, Kate Sicchio

    This book focuses on the artistic process, creativity and collaboration, and personal approaches to creation and ideation, in making digital and electronic technology-based art. Less interested in the outcome itself – the artefact, artwork or performance – contributors instead highlight the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

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