• Fitness, Technology and Society: Amusing Ourselves to Life book cover

    Fitness, Technology and Society

    Amusing Ourselves to Life, 1st Edition

    By Brad Millington

    The fitness industry is experiencing a new boom characterized by the proliferation of interactive and customizable technology, from exercise-themed video games to smartphone apps to wearable fitness trackers. This new technology presents the possibility of boundless self-tracking, generating highly…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    Routledge

  • Brazilian Mobilities book cover

    Brazilian Mobilities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Alice De Faria Nogueira, Camila Maria dos Santos Moraes

    Brazilian Mobilities presents an overview of the diversity of mobility studies developed in Brazil. It builds a picture of a strong Latin-American perspective emerging in the field of mobilities research, which provides unique insight into the complex dynamics of mobilities in the emerging…

    Hardback – 2020-02-21
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • War Gothic in Literature and Culture book cover

    War Gothic in Literature and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steffen Hantke, Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet

    In the context of the current explosion of interest in Gothic literature and popular culture, this interdisciplinary collection of essays explores for the first time the rich and long-standing relationship between war and the Gothic. Critics have described the global Seven Year’s War as the "…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Digital Ethnography book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Digital Ethnography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Heather Horst, Anne Galloway, Genevieve Bell

    With the increase of digital and networked media in everyday life, researchers have increasingly turned their gaze to the symbolic and cultural elements of technologies. From studying online game communities, locative and social media to YouTube and mobile media, ethnographic approaches to digital…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • The Rhetoric of Videogames as Embodied Practice: Procedural Habits book cover

    The Rhetoric of Videogames as Embodied Practice

    Procedural Habits, 1st Edition

    By Steve Holmes

    The Rhetoric of Videogames as Embodied Practice offers a critical reassessment of embodiment and materiality in rhetorical considerations of videogames. Holmes argues that rhetorical and philosophical conceptions of "habit" offer a critical resource for describing the interplay between thinking (…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Identity and Play in Interactive Digital Media: Ergodic Ontogeny book cover

    Identity and Play in Interactive Digital Media

    Ergodic Ontogeny, 1st Edition

    By Sara M. Cole

    Recent shifts in new literacy studies have expanded definitions of text, reading/viewing, and literacy itself. The inclusion of non-traditional media forms is essential, as texts beyond written words, images, or movement across a screen are becoming ever more prominent in media studies. Included in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Cyberpunk Culture book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Cyberpunk Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna McFarlane, Lars Schmeink, Graham Murphy

    In this companion, an international range of contributors examine the cultural formation of cyberpunk from micro-level analyses of example texts to macro-level debates of movements, providing readers with snapshots of cyberpunk culture and also cyberpunk as culture. With technology seamlessly…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Transmediations: Communication Across Media Borders book cover

    Transmediations

    Communication Across Media Borders, 1st Edition

    Edited by Niklas Salmose, Lars Elleström

    This collection offers a multi-faceted exploration of transmediations, the processes of transfer and transformation that occur when communicative acts in one medium are mediated again through another. While previous research has explored these processes from a broader perspective, Salmose and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • They Create Worlds: The Story of the People and Companies That Shaped the Video Game Industry, Vol. I: 1971-1982 book cover

    They Create Worlds

    The Story of the People and Companies That Shaped the Video Game Industry, Vol. I: 1971-1982, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Smith

    They Create Worlds: The Story of the People and Companies That Shaped the Video Game Industry, Vol. 1 is the first in a three-volume set that provides an in-depth analysis of the creation and evolution of the video game industry. Beginning with the advent of computers in the mid-20th century,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-19
    CRC Press

  • Mediating Nature: The Role of Technology in Ecological Literacy book cover

    Mediating Nature

    The Role of Technology in Ecological Literacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sidney I. Dobrin, Sean Morey

    Mediating Nature considers how technology acts as a mediating device in the construction and circulation of images that inform how we see and know nature. Scholarship in environmental communication has focused almost exclusively on verbal rather than visual rhetoric, and this book engages…

    Hardback – 2019-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Literature, Culture and Media

  • Game Design Deep Dive: Platformers book cover

    Game Design Deep Dive

    Platformers, 1st Edition

    By Joshua Bycer

    The Game Design Deep Dive series examines specific game systems or mechanics over the course of the history of the industry. This book examines the history of jumping – one of the oldest mechanics in the industry – and how it has evolved and changed over the years. The author looks at the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07
    CRC Press

  • 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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