Cultural Studies: World Wide Web & Internet

  • Internet Histories book cover

    Internet Histories

    1st Edition

    Edited by Niels Brügger, Gerard Goggin, Ian Milligan, Valérie Schafer

    In 2017, the new journal Internet Histories was founded. As part of the process of defining a new field, the journal editors approached leading scholars in this dynamic, interdisciplinary area. This book is thus a collection of eighteen short thought-provoking pieces, inviting discussion about…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    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

  • 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

  • The Japanese Adult Video Industry book cover

    The Japanese Adult Video Industry

    1st Edition

    By Heung-Wah Wong, Hoi-yan Yau

    Unlike many other books on pornography which concentrate on arguments about restricting or not restricting pornography, this book focuses on the production of adult videos. It outlines and examines the industrial dynamics of the industry, its strategies, technological capabilities and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

  • The Re-Emergence of Virtual Reality book cover

    The Re-Emergence of Virtual Reality

    1st Edition

    By Leighton Evans

    In this short book, Evans interrogates the implications of VR’s re-emergence into the media mainstream, critiquing the notion of a VR revolution by analysing the development and ownership of VR companies while also exploring the possibilities of immersion in VR and the importance of immersion in…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Historical Genres in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Rethinking Historical Genres in the Twenty-First Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jaume Aurell

    This book deals with the way historical genres are theorized and practiced in the twenty-first century. In the context of the freedoms inspired by postmodernism and enabled by the development of innovative textual and graphic platforms, new theories of history view genres as flexible living forms…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • The Death of Web 2.0: Ethics, Connectivity and Recognition in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    The Death of Web 2.0

    Ethics, Connectivity and Recognition in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By Greg Singh

    With all our contemporary connectivity, are we really connected? What does the nature of connectivity tell us about interpersonal and community relationships? What ethical concerns are raised through an always-on culture? Communication in today’s world is characterised by a condition of persistent,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-10
    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

  • Triangulating Methodological Approaches in Corpus Linguistic Research book cover

    Triangulating Methodological Approaches in Corpus Linguistic Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Baker, Jesse Egbert

    Contemporary corpus linguists use a wide variety of methods to study discourse patterns. This volume provides a systematic comparison of various methodological approaches in corpus linguistics through a series of parallel empirical studies that use a single corpus dataset to answer the same…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • A Networked Self and Birth, Life, Death book cover

    A Networked Self and Birth, Life, Death

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zizi Papacharissi

    We are born, live, and die with technologies. This book is about the role technology plays in sustaining narratives of living, dying, and coming to be. Contributing authors examine how technologies connect, disrupt, or help us reorganize ways of parenting and nurturing life. They further consider…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge
    A Networked Self

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

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

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • A Networked Self and Human Augmentics, Artificial Intelligence, Sentience book cover

    A Networked Self and Human Augmentics, Artificial Intelligence, Sentience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zizi Papacharissi

    Every new technology invites its own sets of hopes and fears, and raises as many questions as it answers revolving around the same theme: Will technology fundamentally alter the essence of what it means to be human? This volume draws inspiration from the work of the many luminaries who approach…

    Paperback – 2018-07-13
    Routledge
    A Networked Self

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