Cultural Studies: New Media

  • Fitness, Technology and Society: Amusing Ourselves to Life book cover

    Fitness, Technology and Society

    Amusing Ourselves to Life, 1st Edition

    By Brad Millington

    The fitness industry is experiencing a new boom characterized by the proliferation of interactive and customizable technology, from exercise-themed video games to smartphone apps to wearable fitness trackers. This new technology presents the possibility of boundless self-tracking, generating highly…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    Routledge

  • Understanding Popular Culture and World Politics in the Digital Age book cover

    Understanding Popular Culture and World Politics in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura J. Shepherd, Caitlin Hamilton

    The practices of world politics are now scrutinised in a way that is unprecedented, with even those previously – or conventionally assumed to be – disengaged from international affairs being drawn into world politics by social media. Interactive websites allow users to follow election results in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Digitalizing Consumption: How devices shape consumer culture book cover

    Digitalizing Consumption

    How devices shape consumer culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Franck Cochoy, Johan Hagberg, Magdalena McIntyre, Niklas Sörum

    Contemporary consumer society is increasingly saturated by digital technology, and the devices that deliver this are increasingly transforming consumption patterns. Social media, smartphones, mobile apps and digital retailing merge with traditional consumption spheres, supported by digital devices…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Digitisation: Theories and Concepts for Empirical Cultural Research book cover

    Digitisation

    Theories and Concepts for Empirical Cultural Research, 1st Edition

    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 digitisation. It considers how the cultural changes triggered by digitisation…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Performing Digital Activism: New Aesthetics and Discourses of Resistance book cover

    Performing Digital Activism

    New Aesthetics and Discourses of Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Fidèle A. Vlavo

    From the emergence of digital protest as part of the Zapatista rebellion, to the use of disturbance tactics against governments and commercial institutions, there is no doubt that digital technology and networks have become the standard features of 21st century social mobilisation. Yet, little is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Screen Comedy and Online Audiences book cover

    Screen Comedy and Online Audiences

    1st Edition

    By Inger-Lise Kalviknes Bore

    The question of why we laugh (or don't laugh) has intrigued scholars since antiquity. This book contributes to that debate by exploring how we evaluate screen comedy. What kinds of criteria do we use to judge films and TV shows that are meant to be funny? And what might that have to do with our…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Methods for Studying Video Games and Religion book cover

    Methods for Studying Video Games and Religion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vít Šisler, Kerstin Radde-Antweiler, Xenia Zeiler

    Game studies has been an understudied area within the emerging field of digital media and religion. Video games can reflect, reject, or reconfigure traditionally held religious ideas and often serve as sources for the production of religious practices and ideas. This collection of essays presents a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Girlhood, Schools, and Media: Popular Discourses of the Achieving Girl book cover

    Girlhood, Schools, and Media

    Popular Discourses of the Achieving Girl, 1st Edition

    By Michele Paule

    This book explores the circulation and reception of popular discourses of achieving girlhood, and the ways in which girls themselves participate in such circulation. It examines the figure of the achieving girl within wider discourses of neoliberal self-management and post-feminist possibility,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Children and Media in India: Narratives of Class, Agency and Social Change book cover

    Children and Media in India

    Narratives of Class, Agency and Social Change, 1st Edition

    By Shakuntala Banaji

    Is the bicycle, like the loudspeaker, a medium of communication in India? Do Indian children need trade unions as much as they need schools? What would you do with a mobile phone if all your friends were playing tag in the rain or watching Indian Idol? Children and Media in India illuminates the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • News Across Media: Production, Distribution and Consumption book cover

    News Across Media

    Production, Distribution and Consumption, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jakob Linaa Jensen, Mette Mortensen, Jacob Ørmen

    News production, distribution and consumption are in rapidly changing due to the rise of new media. This book examines how these processes become more and more interrelated through logics of dissemination, sharing and co-production. These changes have the potential to affect the criteria of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • Religion and Media in China: Insights and Case Studies from the Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong book cover

    Religion and Media in China

    Insights and Case Studies from the Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefania Travagnin

    This volume focuses on the intersection of religion and media in China, bringing interdisciplinary approaches to bear on the role of religion in the lives of individuals and greater shifts within Chinese society in an increasingly media-saturated environment. With case studies focusing on Mainland…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Ephemeral Digital Media: Permanence and Obsolescence in Paratexts book cover

    The Politics of Ephemeral Digital Media

    Permanence and Obsolescence in Paratexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sara Pesce, Paolo Noto

    In the age of "complex Tv", of social networking and massive consumption of transmedia narratives, a myriad short-lived phenomena surround films and TV programs raising questions about the endurance of a fictional world and other mediatized discourse over a long arc of time. The life of media…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

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