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On these pages you will find information on the Routledge list which covers Broadcast Media, Film Studies, Journalism & Professional Media, Media & Communications, Popular Music and more in the subject of Media Studies.
Explore the breadth of resources available, oriented to meet the needs of academic and professional readers. We offer advanced-level textbooks for courses across the curriculum; authored and edited works on emerging topics; academic handbooks representing state-of-the-field theory and research; scholarly monographs on timely topics; resources for conducting research; and professional references for practitioners.
What do we talk or write about when we talk and write about American film history? The answer is predictably complex and elusive. The American Film History Reader acknowledges and accommodates this complex task by showcasing a range of historical writing demonstrating that when we talk or write…
Paperback – 2014-12-02
The Race and Media Reader provides a wide-ranging introduction to major issues and debates surrounding the role that the media plays in ongoing struggles around race and racism in the US today. The essays collected here come from a wide variety of disciplinary, theoretical, and methodological…
Paperback – 2013-11-23
Ten years after the last edition, this thoroughly revised and updated third edition of The Visual Culture Reader highlights the transformed and expanded nature of globalized visual cultures. It assembles key new writings, visual essays and specially commissioned articles, emphasizing the…
Paperback – 2012-07-27
Designed for the critical media studies curriculum, The Media Studies Reader is an entry point into the major theories and debates that have shaped critical media studies from the 1940s to the present. Combining foundational essays with influential new writings, this collection provides a tool box…
Paperback – 2012-07-18
The Sound Studies Reader blends recent work that self-consciously describes itself as ‘sound studies’ along with earlier and lesser-known scholarship on sound from across the humanities and social sciences. The Sound Studies Reader touches on key themes like noise and silence; architecture,…
Paperback – 2012-06-21
The Classical Hollywood Reader brings together essential readings to provide a history of Hollywood from the 1910s to the mid 1960s. Following on from a Prologue that discusses the aesthetic characteristics of Classical Hollywood films, Part 1 covers the period between the 1910s and the…
Paperback – 2012-04-24
In this book, eleven teacher-scholars of communication provide a robust study of the challenges and opportunities facing those who teach first-year communication courses. The first half of the volume offers paradigmatic analyses, including a survey of the ecology of the first-year course, a plea to…
Hardback – 2017-03-24
This ground-breaking interdisciplinary collection brings together leading international scholars working across the humanities and social sciences to examine ways in which representations of sports coaching in narrative and documentary cinema can shape and inform sporting instruction. The central…
Hardback – 2017-03-24
The twenty-first century has seen an explosion in the ways and means in which children can become part of celebrity culture. With the rise in popularity of reality TV, child beauty pageants, talent shows, and social media platforms, as well as more established routes to fame through TV, cinema,…
Paperback – 2017-03-22
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Compiled by leading academics our Handbooks feature specially commissioned chapters from internationally recognised experts in their field. Informed, rich and cutting edge, they provide a comprehensive and authoritative overview of key topics, making them the perfect library research resource.
We caught up with Sara Kelly to find out about what motivated her to pursue a career in journalism, and to discuss her latest book, The Entrepreneurial Journalist’s Toolkit.
Shoma Choudhury commissions research monographs, edited collections, handbooks, and readers in the areas of international relations / defence & strategic studies, economics / business & management, media & culture studies, and literature. She also looks at gender, environment, and religion. She is actively looking for books on current and topical issues in these areas.
Natalie Foster has been an editor at Routledge since 2003 and acquires titles across media, culture, film and television studies in a variety of formats, from introductory guides and textbooks for undergraduates to scholarly books, reference titles and companions/handbooks. She also commissions art history and visual culture books in these same formats, encompassing modern and contemporary Western art, art history, art theory, design, fashion studies, and a growing list of photography history and theory titles. She particularly welcomes proposals for accessible, student-friendly, single- and multi-authored books that critically examine the social and political aspects of media and visual cultures.
Niall Kennedy acquires books looking at a broad range of media and cultural studies, with a particular focus on journalism, advertising, and public relations industries. The majority of the titles he commissions are textbook projects which seek to blend practical and theoretical skills, and which are aimed at helping students to understand and engage with new subject areas and key critical concepts.
Sheni Kruger is a commissioning editor on the Focal Press/Routledge Filmmaking list. She commissions globally in the areas of production, cinematography, directing, and screenwriting and outside the US in the areas of documentary, producing, business/law, marketing/distribution, and television. Sheni welcomes proposals for academic textbooks in these areas, as well as books for aspiring and working professionals in the industry.
Felisa Salvago-Keyes publishes monographs and scholarly edited collections in communication studies, media and cultural studies, and art and visual culture. Topics in these disciplines include digital media, journalism, film and television studies, public relations, rhetoric, intercultural communication, and arts practice and theory, to name but a few. Books offer innovative and leading-edge contributions to the fields, with a global resonance.
Ross Wagenhofer works with books that cover broadcast news in the 21st century, including topics such as multimedia journalism, data visualization, podcasting, sports media, and entrepreneurial journalism. His focus is on books with professional appeal, but also works on textbooks for use in journalism, mass communication, and business programs in schools both in the US and around the world. Ross also acquires books in broadcast engineering and media ethics.
Erica Wetter has been an editor at Routledge since 2007 and acquires course books, scholarly books, and companions/handbooks in media studies, with a particular focus on digital media topics including mobile media, video games, and social media and the Internet. Her list also encompasses print and digital journalism, media industries, television studies, popular culture, comics studies, screenwriting, and information studies. She is especially interested in receiving pitches for accessible, student-friendly, single- and multi-authored books that critically examine media and gender, sexuality, class/labor, race, politics and/or the environment.