Cultural Studies: Cyberculture

  • The Leisure Commons: A Spatial History of Web 2.0 book cover

    The Leisure Commons

    A Spatial History of Web 2.0, 1st Edition

    By Payal Arora

    There is much excitement about Web 2.0 as an unprecedented, novel, community-building space for experiencing, producing, and consuming leisure, particularly through social network sites. What is needed is a perspective that is invested in neither a utopian or dystopian posture but sees historical…

    Paperback – 2016-08-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Analyzing Digital Fiction book cover

    Analyzing Digital Fiction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alice Bell, Astrid Ensslin, Hans Rustad

    Written for and read on a computer screen, digital fiction pursues its verbal, discursive and conceptual complexity through the digital medium. It is fiction whose structure, form and meaning are dictated by the digital context in which it is produced and requires analytical approaches that are…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Software, Infrastructure, Labor: A Media Theory of Logistical Nightmares book cover

    Software, Infrastructure, Labor

    A Media Theory of Logistical Nightmares, 1st Edition

    By Ned Rossiter

    Infrastructure makes worlds. Software coordinates labor. Logistics governs movement. These pillars of contemporary capitalism correspond with the materiality of digital communication systems on a planetary scale. Ned Rossiter theorizes the force of logistical media to discern how subjectivity and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge

  • Real Space: The fate of physical presence in the digital age, on and off planet book cover

    Real Space

    The fate of physical presence in the digital age, on and off planet, 1st Edition

    By Paul Levinson

    Is planet earth the end of the line, or is space itself the next stop?Cyberspace. It's incredible, taking us to any part of the planet we want to visit. But as Paul Levinson shows in his brilliant new book, when it comes to transport, we're still stuck in the past, preferring to take our bodies…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29
    Routledge

  • Documentary's Awkward Turn: Cringe Comedy and Media Spectatorship book cover

    Documentary's Awkward Turn

    Cringe Comedy and Media Spectatorship, 1st Edition

    By Jason Middleton

    Despite the prominence of "awkwardness" as cultural buzzword and descriptor of a sub-genre of contemporary film and television comedy, it has yet to be adequately theorized in academic film and media studies. Documentary’s Awkward Turn contributes a new critical paradigm to the field by presenting…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Youth and Internet Addiction in China book cover

    Youth and Internet Addiction in China

    1st Edition

    By Trent Bax

    A form of 'electronic opium' is how some people have characterised young people’s internet use in China. The problem of 'internet addiction' (wangyin) is seen by some parents as so severe that they have sought psychiatric help for their children. This book, which is based on extensive original…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

  • Ambiguities of Activism: Alter-Globalism and the Imperatives of Speed book cover

    Ambiguities of Activism

    Alter-Globalism and the Imperatives of Speed, 1st Edition

    By Ingrid M. Hoofd

    This volume provides a critical and in-depth investigation of the relationship between alter-globalist thinking and practices and their popular discourses. It examines the ways in which several alter-globalist activist groups (like Indymedia, no-borders campaigns, and forms of climate change…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Violence against Women in Pornography book cover

    Violence against Women in Pornography

    1st Edition

    By Walter DeKeseredy, Marilyn Corsianos

    Violence against Women in Pornography illuminates the ways in which adult pornography hurts many women, both on and off screen. A growing body of social scientific knowledge shows that it is strongly associated with various types of violence against women in intimate relationships. Many women who…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge

  • Art in the Asia-Pacific: Intimate Publics book cover

    Art in the Asia-Pacific

    Intimate Publics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Natalie King, Mami Kataoka

    As social, locative, and mobile media render the intimate public and the public intimate, this volume interrogates how this phenomenon impacts art practice and politics. Contributors bring together the worlds of art and media culture to rethink their intersections in light of participatory social…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Video Game Debate: Unravelling the Physical, Social, and Psychological Effects of Video Games book cover

    The Video Game Debate

    Unravelling the Physical, Social, and Psychological Effects of Video Games, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Kowert, Thorsten Quandt

    Do video games cause violent, aggressive behavior? Can online games help us learn? When it comes to video games, these are often the types of questions raised by popular media, policy makers, scholars, and the general public. In this collection, international experts review the latest research…

    Paperback – 2015-09-01
    Routledge

  • Investigating Young People's Sexual Cultures book cover

    Investigating Young People's Sexual Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Feona Attwood, Clarissa Smith

    This book examines ways of developing research on young people’s sexual cultures in the context of a media-saturated and technology-focused contemporary culture, an area of study that remains relatively unexplored despite heightened concern about young people, sex and culture. Unlike the widespread…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Spoken and Written Discourse in Online Interactions: A Multimodal Approach book cover

    Spoken and Written Discourse in Online Interactions

    A Multimodal Approach, 1st Edition

    By Maria Grazia Sindoni

    Common patterns of interactions are altered in the digital world and new patterns of communication have emerged, challenging previous notions of what communication actually is in the contemporary age. Online configurations of interaction, such as video chats, blogging, and social networking…

    Paperback – 2015-07-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

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