Media Studies & Journalism: Television Studies

  • Horror Television in the Age of Consumption: Binging on Fear book cover

    Horror Television in the Age of Consumption

    Binging on Fear, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kimberly Jackson, Linda Belau

    Characterized as it is by its interest in and engagement with the supernatural, psycho-social formations, the gothic, and issues of identity and subjectivity, horror has long functioned as an allegorical device for interrogations into the seamier side of cultural foundations. This collection,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-17
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

  • Women Do Genre in Film and Television book cover

    Women Do Genre in Film and Television

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Harrod, Katarzyna Paszkiewicz

    Winner of first Prize in the BAFTSS Best Edited Collection competition, this volume examines how different generations of women work within the genericity of audio-visual storytelling not necessarily to ‘undo’ or ‘subvert’ popular formats, but also to draw on their generative force. Recent examples…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Emotions, Politics and War book cover

    Emotions, Politics and War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Åhäll, Thomas Gregory

    A growing number of scholars have sought to re-centre emotions in our study of international politics, however an overarching book on how emotions matter to the study of politics and war is yet to be published. This volume is aimed at filling that gap, proceeding from the assumption…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26

  • Sexing War/Policing Gender: Motherhood, myth and women’s political violence book cover

    Sexing War/Policing Gender

    Motherhood, myth and women’s political violence, 1st Edition

    By Linda Åhäll

    Historically, there has been reluctance, from mainstream IR scholars as well as feminists, to seriously engage with women’s agency in warfare. Instead, scholarship has tended to focus on women’s activism for peace or to ignore women’s agency altogether. This book rectifies this omission by…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Media and Class: TV, Film, and Digital Culture book cover

    Media and Class

    TV, Film, and Digital Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by June Deery, Andrea Press

    Although the idea of class is again becoming politically and culturally charged, the relationship between media and class remains understudied. This diverse collection draws together prominent and emerging media scholars to offer readers a much-needed orientation within the wider categories of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19

  • 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 Advances in Television Studies

  • Digital Politics and Culture in Contemporary India: The Making of an Info-Nation book cover

    Digital Politics and Culture in Contemporary India

    The Making of an Info-Nation, 1st Edition

    By Biswarup Sen

    The relationship between information and the nation-state is typically portrayed as a face-off involving repressive state power and democratic flows: Twitter and the Arab Spring, Google in China, WikiLeaks and the U.S. State Department. Less attention has been paid to those scenarios where states…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • The Routledge Companion to Imaginary Worlds book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Imaginary Worlds

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark J.P. Wolf

    This companion provides a definitive and cutting-edge guide to the study of imaginary and virtual worlds across a range of media, including literature, television, film, and games. From the Star Trek universe, Thomas More’s classic Utopia, and J. R. R. Tolkien’s Arda, to elaborate, user-created…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Telenovelas in Pan-Latino Context book cover

    Telenovelas in Pan-Latino Context

    1st Edition

    By June Carolyn Erlick

    This concise book provides an accessible overview of the history of the telenovela in Latin America within a pan-Latino context, including the way the genre crosses borders between Latin America and the United States. Telenovelas, a distinct variety of soap operas originating in Latin America, take…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03
    Latin American Tópicos

  • Writing Hollywood: The Work and Professional Culture of Television Writers book cover

    Writing Hollywood

    The Work and Professional Culture of Television Writers, 1st Edition

    By Patricia F. Phalen

    Writing Hollywood highlights the writing process in the production of television drama and comedy series in the U.S. The way writers do their jobs is heavily dependent not only on the demands of commercial business, but also on the uncertainties inherent in a writing career in Hollywood. Drawing on…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05

  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gary D. Rawnsley, Ming-yeh T. Rawnsley

    The study of Chinese media is a field that is growing and evolving at an exponential rate. Not only are the Chinese media a fascinating subject for analysis in their own right, but they also offer scholars and students a window to observe multi-directional flows of information, culture and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29

  • Against Meritocracy: Culture, power and myths of mobility book cover

    Against Meritocracy

    Culture, power and myths of mobility, 1st Edition

    By Jo Littler

    Meritocracy today involves the idea that whatever your social position at birth, society ought to offer enough opportunity and mobility for ‘talent’ to combine with ‘effort’ in order to ‘rise to the top’. This idea is one of the most prevalent social and cultural tropes of our time, as palpable in…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15

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