Media Studies & Journalism: Media Psychology

  • Affective Politics of Digital Media: Propaganda by Other Means book cover

    Affective Politics of Digital Media

    Propaganda by Other Means, 1st Edition

    Edited by Megan Boler, Elizabeth Davis

    This interdisciplinary, international collection examines how sophisticated digital practices and technologies exploit and capitalize on emotions, with particular focus on social media are used to exacerbate social conflicts surrounding racism, misogyny and nationalism.  Radically expanding the…

    Hardback – 2020-09-03 
    Routledge

  • The Handbook of Communication Science and Biology book cover

    The Handbook of Communication Science and Biology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kory Floyd, Rene Weber

    The Handbook of Communication Science and Biology charts the state of the art in the field, describing relevant areas of communication studies where a biological approach has been successfully applied. The book synthesizes theoretical and empirical development in this area thus far and proposes a…

    Paperback – 2020-05-29 
    Routledge
    ICA Handbook Series

  • Kama Muta: Discovering the Connecting Emotion book cover

    Kama Muta

    Discovering the Connecting Emotion, 1st Edition

    By Alan Page Fiske

    This book describes a ubiquitous and potent emotion that has only rarely and recently been studied in any systematic manner. The words that come closest to denoting it in English are being moved or touched, having a heart-warming feeling, feeling nostalgic, feeling patriotic, or pride in family or…

    Paperback – 2019-12-11
    Routledge

  • Star Power: American Democracy in the Age of the Celebrity Candidate book cover

    Star Power

    American Democracy in the Age of the Celebrity Candidate, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Wright

    Are celebrity politics the spice of American public life or a pox on policy progress? This book identifies and measures the attributes of celebrities that make them well-equipped to win campaigns and yet poorly prepared to govern effectively. The framers of the U.S. Constitution worried about the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Media and Power

  • Graphic Violence: Illustrated Theories About Violence, Popular Media, and Our Social Lives book cover

    Graphic Violence

    Illustrated Theories About Violence, Popular Media, and Our Social Lives, 1st Edition

    By Emily Edwards

    Graphic Violence provides an innovative introduction to the relationship between violence and visual media, discussing how media consumers and producers can think critically about and interact with violent visual content. It comprehensively surveys predominant theories of media violence and the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24
    Routledge

  • The Death of Web 2.0: Ethics, Connectivity and Recognition in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    The Death of Web 2.0

    Ethics, Connectivity and Recognition in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By Greg Singh

    With all our contemporary connectivity, are we really connected? What does the nature of connectivity tell us about interpersonal and community relationships? What ethical concerns are raised through an always-on culture? Communication in today’s world is characterised by a condition of persistent,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-10
    Routledge

  • Addictive Consumption: Capitalism, Modernity and Excess book cover

    Addictive Consumption

    Capitalism, Modernity and Excess, 1st Edition

    By Gerda Reith

    In this engaging new book, Gerda Reith explores key theoretical concepts in the sociology of consumption. Drawing on the ideas of Foucault, Marx and Bataille, amongst others, she investigates the ways that understandings of ‘the problems of consumption’ change over time, and asks what these changes…

    Paperback – 2018-09-14
    Routledge

  • Working with Video Gamers and Games in Therapy: A Clinician's Guide book cover

    Working with Video Gamers and Games in Therapy

    A Clinician's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Anthony M. Bean

    Working with Video Gamers and Games in Therapy moves beyond stereotypes about video game addiction and violence to consider the role that games play in psychological experiences and mental health. Chapters examine the factors that compel individual gamers to select and identify with particular…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21
    Routledge

  • Video Games and Social Competence book cover

    Video Games and Social Competence

    1st Edition

    By Rachel Kowert

    Despite their popularity, online video games have been met with suspicion by the popular media and academic community. In particular, there is a growing concern that online video game play may be associated with deficits in social functioning. Due to a lack of empirical consistency, the debate…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • Neuroscience and Media: New Understandings and Representations book cover

    Neuroscience and Media

    New Understandings and Representations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Grabowski

    This volume explores how advances in the fields of evolutionary neuroscience and cognitive psychology are informing media studies with a better understanding of how humans perceive, think and experience emotion within mediated environments. The book highlights interdisciplinary and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Antihero in American Television book cover

    The Antihero in American Television

    1st Edition

    By Margrethe Bruun Vaage

    The antihero prevails in recent American drama television series. Characters such as mobster kingpin Tony Soprano (The Sopranos), meth cook and gangster-in-the-making Walter White (Breaking Bad) and serial killer Dexter Morgan (Dexter) are not morally good, so how do these television series make us…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

  • The Dark Side of Social Media: A Consumer Psychology Perspective book cover

    The Dark Side of Social Media

    A Consumer Psychology Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angeline Close Scheinbaum

    The Dark Side of Social Media takes a consumer psychology perspective to online consumer behavior in the context of social media, focusing on concerns for consumers, organizations, and brands. Using the concepts of digital drama and digital over-engagement, established as well as emerging scholars…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

1Series in Media Psychology

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