8For Researchers

  • The Cultural Politics of Colorblind TV Casting book cover

    The Cultural Politics of Colorblind TV Casting

    By Kristen J. Warner

    This book fills a significant gap in the critical conversation on race in media by extending interrogations of racial colorblindness in American television to the industrial practices that shape what we see on screen. Specifically, it frames the practice of colorblind casting as a potent lens for…

    Hardback – 2015-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • The Dark Side of Game Play: Controversial Issues in Playful Environments book cover

    The Dark Side of Game Play

    Controversial Issues in Playful Environments

    Edited by Torill Elvira Mortensen, Jonas Linderoth, Ashley ML Brown

    Games allow players to experiment and play with subject positions, values and moral choice. In game worlds players can take on the role of antagonists; they allow us to play with behaviour that would be offensive, illegal or immoral if it happened outside of the game sphere. While contemporary…

    Hardback – 2015-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Magazine Research: The Future of the Magazine Form book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Magazine Research

    The Future of the Magazine Form

    Edited by David Abrahamson, Marcia R. Prior-Miller

    Scholarly engagement with the magazine form has, in the last two decades, produced a substantial amount of valuable research. Authored by leading academic authorities in the study of magazines, the chapters in The Routledge Handbook of Magazine Research not only create an architecture to organize…

    Hardback – 2015-06-16
    Routledge

  • Activism on the Web: Everyday Struggles against Digital Capitalism book cover

    Activism on the Web

    Everyday Struggles against Digital Capitalism

    By Veronica Barassi

    Activism on the Web examines the everyday tensions that political activists face as they come to terms with the increasingly commercialized nature of web technologies and sheds light on an important, yet under-investigated, dimension of the relationship between contemporary forms of social protest…

    Hardback – 2015-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

  • Asian Cinema and the Use of Space: Interdisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Asian Cinema and the Use of Space

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Lilian Chee, Edna Lim

    Asian cinemas are connected to global networks and participate in producing international film history while at the same time influenced and engaged by spatial, cultural, social and political transformations. This interdisciplinary study forwards a productive pairing of Asian cinemas and space,…

    Hardback – 2015-05-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Gatekeeping in Transition book cover

    Gatekeeping in Transition

    Edited by Tim P. Vos, François Heinderyckx

    Much of what journalism scholars thought they knew about gatekeeping—about how it is that news turns out the way it does—has been called into question by the recent seismic economic and technological shifts in journalism. These shifts come with new kinds of gatekeepers, new routines of news…

    Hardback – 2015-04-28
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Encyclopedia of Film Theory book cover

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Film Theory

    Edited by Edward Branigan, Warren Buckland

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Film Theory is an international reference work representing the essential ideas and concepts at the centre of film theory from the beginning of the twentieth century, to the beginning of the twenty-first. When first encountering film theory, students are often…

    Paperback – 2015-01-09
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Media & Gender book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Media & Gender

    Edited by Cynthia Carter, Linda Steiner, Lisa McLaughlin

    The Routledge Companion to Media and Gender offers a comprehensive examination of media and gender studies, charting its histories, investigating ongoing controversies, and assessing future trends. The 59 chapters in this volume, written by leading researchers from around the world, provide…

    Paperback – 2015-01-08
    Routledge