Cultural Studies: Cyberculture

  • Videogames, Identity and Digital Subjectivity book cover

    Videogames, Identity and Digital Subjectivity

    1st Edition

    By Rob Gallagher

    This book argues that games offer a means of coming to terms with a world that is being transformed by digital technologies. As blends of software and fiction, videogames are uniquely capable of representing and exploring the effects of digitization on day-to-day life. By modeling and incorporating…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Global Internet Histories book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Global Internet Histories

    1st Edition

    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…

    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

  • Between the Public and Private in Mobile Communication book cover

    Between the Public and Private in Mobile Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ana Serrano Tellería

    Mobile devices’ impact on daily life has raised relevant questions regarding public and private space and communication. Both the technological environment (operating systems, platforms, apps) and media ecosystems (interface design, participatory culture, social media) influence how users deal with…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Chinese Social Media: Social, Cultural, and Political Implications book cover

    Chinese Social Media

    Social, Cultural, and Political Implications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Kent, Katie Ellis, Jian Xu

    This book brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines to address critical perspectives on Chinese language social media, internationalizing the state of social media studies beyond the Anglophone paradigm. The collection focuses on the intersections between Chinese language social media…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Social Media, Social Genres: Making Sense of the Ordinary book cover

    Social Media, Social Genres

    Making Sense of the Ordinary, 1st Edition

    By Stine Lomborg

    Internet-based applications such as blogs, social network sites, online chat forums, text messages, microblogs, and location-based communication services used from computers and smart phones represent central resources for organizing daily life and making sense of ourselves and the social worlds we…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • On Insignificance: The Loss of Meaning in the Post-Material Age book cover

    On Insignificance

    The Loss of Meaning in the Post-Material Age, 1st Edition

    By Massimo Leone

    Focusing on the anthropological consequences of the disappearing of materiality and sensory embodiment, On Insignificance highlights some of the most perturbing patterns of insignificance that have seeped into our everyday lives. Seeking to explain the semiotic causes of feelings of meaninglessness…

    Paperback – 2019-11-07
    Routledge

  • (Inter)Facing Death: Life in Global Uncertainty book cover

    (Inter)Facing Death

    Life in Global Uncertainty, 1st Edition

    By Sam Han

    In modern times, death is understood to have undergone a transformation not unlike religion. Whereas in the past it was out in the open, it now resides mostly in specialized spaces of sequestration—funeral homes, hospitals and other medical facilities. A mainstay in so-called traditional societies…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • 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

  • Transmedial Worlds in Everyday Life: Networked Reception, Social Media, and Fictional Worlds book cover

    Transmedial Worlds in Everyday Life

    Networked Reception, Social Media, and Fictional Worlds, 1st Edition

    By Susana Tosca, Lisbeth Klastrup

    In this pioneering new book, authors Klastrup and Tosca explore the many ways that transmedial worlds are present in people’s everyday life, proposing a new theory of (trans)media use for the digital age. People are not only reading, watching and playing in fictional worlds like never before, but…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge

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