Media Studies & Journalism: Media & Communications

  • Wrestling in Britain: Sporting Entertainments, Celebrity and Audiences book cover

    Wrestling in Britain

    Sporting Entertainments, Celebrity and Audiences, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Litherland

    At the intersection of sport, entertainment and performance, wrestling occupies a unique position in British popular culture. This is the first book to offer a detailed historical and cultural analysis of British professional wrestling, exploring the shifting popularity of the sport as well as its…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Evolutionary Communication: An Introduction book cover

    Evolutionary Communication

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By James Lull

    Evolutionary Communication presents the first comprehensive evolutionary approach to the study of human communication. Presuming no specialized knowledge of evolutionary theory, this reader-friendly textbook explains why and how communication became the determining factor in human development.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • Media, Voice, Space and Power: Essays of Refraction book cover

    Media, Voice, Space and Power

    Essays of Refraction, 1st Edition

    By Nick Couldry

    Nick Couldry is one of the world’s leading analysts of media power and voice, and has been publishing widely for 25 years. This volume, published 20 years after The Place of Media Power, brings together a rich collection of essays from his earliest to his latest writings, some of them hard to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Religion in the Age of Social Media: Digital Proverbs for Responsible Citizens book cover

    Ethics and Religion in the Age of Social Media

    Digital Proverbs for Responsible Citizens, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Healey, Robert H. Woods Jr.

    Arguing that popular digital platforms promote misguided assumptions about ethics and technology, this book lays out a new perspective on the relation between technological capacities and human virtue. The authors criticize the “digital catechism” of technological idolatry arising from the insular,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-02
    Routledge

  • Understanding Engagement in Transmedia Culture book cover

    Understanding Engagement in Transmedia Culture

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Evans

    This book offers a new, interdisciplinary model for understanding audience engagement as a type of behaviour, a form of response and a cost to audiences that, combined, offer value to the screen industries. Audience ‘engagement’ has become the key priority of the screen industries. Understanding…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29
    Routledge

  • In Crime's Archive: The Cultural Afterlife of Evidence book cover

    In Crime's Archive

    The Cultural Afterlife of Evidence, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Biber

    This book investigates what happens to criminal evidence after the conclusion of legal proceedings. During the criminal trial, evidentiary material is tightly regulated; it is formally regarded as part of the court record, and subject to the rules of evidence and criminal procedure. However, these…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • Adolescents and Their Social Media Narratives: A Digital Coming of Age book cover

    Adolescents and Their Social Media Narratives

    A Digital Coming of Age, 1st Edition

    By Jill Walsh

    Adolescents are forging a new path to self-development, taking advantage of the technology at their fingertips to produce desired results. In Adolescents and Their Social Media Narratives, Walsh specifically explores how social media impacts teenagers' personal development. Indeed,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Spatial Practices: Modes of Action and Engagement with the City book cover

    Spatial Practices

    Modes of Action and Engagement with the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Dodd

    This book explores ‘spatial practices’, a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

  • Teaching Public Relations: Principles and Practices for Effective Learning book cover

    Teaching Public Relations

    Principles and Practices for Effective Learning, 1st Edition

    By Peter M. Smudde

    Excellence in public relations begins with excellence in education in public relations programs, and this book presents a comprehensive, cohesive, and concrete approach for effective teaching and learning in PR classes. Teaching Public Relations puts in one concise volume salient matters about…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

  • Citizen Media and Practice: Currents, Connections, Challenges book cover

    Citizen Media and Practice

    Currents, Connections, Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hilde C. Stephansen, Emiliano Treré

    This groundbreaking collection advances understanding of the concept of media practices by critically interrogating its relevance for the study of citizen and activist media. Media as practice has emerged as a powerful approach to understanding the media’s significance in contemporary society.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-13
    Routledge
    Critical Perspectives on Citizen Media

  • The Wedding Spectacle Across Contemporary Media and Culture: Something Old, Something New book cover

    The Wedding Spectacle Across Contemporary Media and Culture

    Something Old, Something New, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jilly Boyce Kay, Melanie Kennedy, Helen Wood

    This book interrogates the hyper-visibility and stubborn endurance of the wedding spectacle across media and culture in the current climate. The wide-ranging chapters consider why the symbolic power of weddings is intensifying at a time when marriage as an institution appears to be in decline – and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Art Hack Practice: Critical Intersections of Art, Innovation and the Maker Movement book cover

    Art Hack Practice

    Critical Intersections of Art, Innovation and the Maker Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria Bradbury, Suzy O'Hara

    Bridging art and innovation, this book invites readers into the processes of artists, curators, cultural producers and historians who are working within new contexts that run parallel to or against the phenomenon of ‘maker culture’. The book is a fascinating and compelling resource for those…

    Paperback – 2019-11-08
    Routledge

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