Cultural Studies: Cyberculture

  • Motherhood in the Media: Infanticide, Journalism, and the Digital Age book cover

    Motherhood in the Media

    Infanticide, Journalism, and the Digital Age, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Barnett

    This book examines contemporary media stories about women who kill their children. By analyzing media texts, motherhood blogs, and journalistic interviews, the book seeks to understand better maternal violence and the factors that lead women to harm their children. The central thesis of this book…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • Cyberactivism on the Participatory Web book cover

    Cyberactivism on the Participatory Web

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martha McCaughey

    Cyberactivism already has a rich history, but over the past decade the participatory web—with its de-centralized information/media sharing, portability, storage capacity, and user-generated content—has reshaped political and social change. Cyberactivism on the Participatory Web examines the impact…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Digital Games as History: How Videogames Represent the Past and Offer Access to Historical Practice book cover

    Digital Games as History

    How Videogames Represent the Past and Offer Access to Historical Practice, 1st Edition

    By Adam Chapman

    This book provides the first in-depth exploration of video games as history. Chapman puts forth five basic categories of analysis for understanding historical video games: simulation and epistemology, time, space, narrative, and affordance. Through these methods of analysis he explores what…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Citizen Participation and Political Communication in a Digital World book cover

    Citizen Participation and Political Communication in a Digital World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alex Frame, Gilles Brachotte

    The arrival of the participatory web 2.0 has been hailed by many as a media revolution, bringing with it new tools and possibilities for direct political action. Through specialised online platforms, mainstream social media or blogs, citizens in many countries are increasingly seeking to have their…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Asian Perspectives on Digital Culture: Emerging Phenomena, Enduring Concepts book cover

    Asian Perspectives on Digital Culture

    Emerging Phenomena, Enduring Concepts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sun Sun Lim, Cheryll Soriano

    In Asia, amidst its varied levels of economic development and diverse cultural traditions and political regimes, the Internet and mobile communications are increasingly used in every aspect of life. Yet the analytical frames used to understand the impact of digital media on Asia predominantly…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Intimacy on the Internet: Media Representations of Online Connections book cover

    Intimacy on the Internet

    Media Representations of Online Connections, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Rosewarne

    The focus of this book is on the media representations of the use of the Internet in seeking intimate connections—be it a committed relationship, a hook-up, or a community in which to dabble in fringe sexual practices. Popular culture (film, narrative television, the news media, and advertising)…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • The DIY Movement in Art, Music and Publishing: Subjugated Knowledges book cover

    The DIY Movement in Art, Music and Publishing

    Subjugated Knowledges, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Lowndes

    This book considers the history of Do It Yourself art, music and publishing, demonstrating how DIY strategies have transitioned from being marginal, to emergent, to embedded. Through secondary research, observation and original interviews, each chapter details the peak period of a city’s…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Cyberpsychology and Society: Current Perspectives book cover

    Cyberpsychology and Society

    Current Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Dr Power

    Human interaction with technology is constantly evolving, with rapid developments in online interaction, gaming, and artificial intelligence all impacting upon and altering our behaviour. The speed of this change has led to an urgent need for a new field of study, cyberpsychology, in order to…

    Paperback – 2018-03-16
    Routledge

  • Understanding Counterplay in Video Games book cover

    Understanding Counterplay in Video Games

    1st Edition

    By Alan F. Meades

    This book offers insight into one of the most problematic and universal issues within multiplayer videogames: antisocial and oppositional play forms such as cheating, player harassment, the use of exploits, illicit game modifications, and system hacking, known collectively as counterplay. Using…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • Online File Sharing: Innovations in Media Consumption book cover

    Online File Sharing

    Innovations in Media Consumption, 1st Edition

    By Jonas Andersson Schwarz

    It is apparent that file sharing on the Internet has become an emerging norm of media consumption—especially among young people. This book provides a critical perspective on this phenomenon, exploring issues related to file sharing, downloading, peer-to-peer networks, "piracy," and (not least)…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Comedia

  • Buddhism, the Internet, and Digital Media: The Pixel in the Lotus book cover

    Buddhism, the Internet, and Digital Media

    The Pixel in the Lotus, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory Price Grieve, Daniel Veidlinger

    Buddhism, the Internet and Digital Media: The Pixel in the Lotus explores Buddhist practice and teachings in an increasingly networked and digital era. Contributors consider the ways Buddhism plays a role and is present in digital media through a variety of methods including concrete case studies,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Digital Culture

  • Gender, Age, and Digital Games in the Domestic Context book cover

    Gender, Age, and Digital Games in the Domestic Context

    1st Edition

    By Alison Harvey

    Western digital game play has shifted in important ways over the last decade, with a plethora of personal devices affording a range of increasingly diverse play experiences. Despite the celebration of a more inclusive environment of digital game play, very little grounded research has been devoted…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

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