Media Studies & Journalism: Media & Communications

  • Girls, Moral Panic and News Media: Troublesome Bodies book cover

    Girls, Moral Panic and News Media

    Troublesome Bodies, 1st Edition

    By Sharon R. Mazzarella

    Mazzarella examines the representational politics behind journalistic constructions of US girls and girlhood through a series of contemporary in-depth case studies which work to document a wider cultural moral panic about the troublesome nature of girls’ bodies. The public concern and media…

    Paperback – 2019-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender, Sexuality, and Media

  • News Literacy and Democracy book cover

    News Literacy and Democracy

    1st Edition

    By Seth Ashley

    News Literacy and Democracy invites readers to go beyond surface-level fact checking and to examine the structures, institutions, practices, and routines that comprise news media systems. This introductory text underscores the importance of news literacy to democratic life and advances an argument…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04
    Routledge

  • Sharks in the Arts: From Feared to Revered book cover

    Sharks in the Arts

    From Feared to Revered, 1st Edition

    By Vivienne Westbrook, Shaun Collin, Dean Crawford, Mark Nicholls

    This book is the most thorough exploration to date of the many ways in which a wild creature has been absorbed, reimagined and represented across the ages in all of the major art forms. The authors consider not only how the identity of sharks in the natural environment became incorporated into a…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • EdTech Inc.: Selling, Automating and Globalizing Higher Education in the Digital Age book cover

    EdTech Inc.

    Selling, Automating and Globalizing Higher Education in the Digital Age, 1st Edition

    By Tanner Mirrlees, Shahid Alvi

    This book advances a critical political economy approach to EdTech and analyses the economic, political and ideological structures and social power relations that shape the EdTech industries and drive EdTech’s development and diffusion. Particular attention is paid to the integration of EdTech…

    Paperback – 2019-10-16
    Routledge

  • Hands on Media History: A new methodology in the humanities and social sciences book cover

    Hands on Media History

    A new methodology in the humanities and social sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Hall, John Ellis

    Hands on Media History explores the whole range of hands on media history techniques for the first time, offering both practical guides and general perspectives. It covers both analogue and digital media; film, television, video, gaming, photography and recorded sound. Understanding media means…

    Paperback – 2019-10-09
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Nationalism on the Internet: Critical Theory and Ideology in the Age of Social Media and Fake News book cover

    Nationalism on the Internet

    Critical Theory and Ideology in the Age of Social Media and Fake News, 1st Edition

    By Christian Fuchs

    In this timely book, critical theorist Christian Fuchs asks: What is nationalism and what is the role of social media in the communication of nationalist ideology? Advancing an applied Marxist theory of nationalism, Fuchs explores nationalist discourse in the world of contemporary digital…

    Paperback – 2019-10-03
    Routledge

  • The Re-Emergence of Virtual Reality book cover

    The Re-Emergence of Virtual Reality

    1st Edition

    By Leighton Evans

    In this short book, Evans interrogates the implications of VR’s re-emergence into the media mainstream, critiquing the notion of a VR revolution by analysing the development and ownership of VR companies while also exploring the possibilities of immersion in VR and the importance of immersion in…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • Landmark Essays on Rhetoric of Science: Issues and Methods book cover

    Landmark Essays on Rhetoric of Science: Issues and Methods

    1st Edition

    Edited by Randy Allen Harris

    Landmark Essays in Rhetoric of Science: Issues and Methods compiles the essential readings of the vibrant field of rhetoric of science, tracing the growth and core concerns of the field since its development in the 1970s. A companion to Randy Allen Harris’s foundational Landmark Essays in Rhetoric…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Landmark Essays Series

  • 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

  • Public Relations, Society and the Generative Power of History book cover

    Public Relations, Society and the Generative Power of History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Somerville, Lee Edwards, Øyvind Ihlen

    Public Relations, Society and the Generative Power of History examines how histories are used to explore how the past is constructed from the present, how the present is always historical, and how both past and present can power imagined futures. Divided into three distinct parts, the book uses…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • Media and Moral Education: A Philosophy of Critical Engagement book cover

    Media and Moral Education

    A Philosophy of Critical Engagement, 1st Edition

    By Laura D'Olimpio

    Media and Moral Education demonstrates that the study of philosophy can be used to enhance critical thinking skills, which are sorely needed in today’s technological age. It addresses the current oversight of the educational environment not keeping pace with rapid advances in technology, despite…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

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