• Screen Comedy and Online Audiences book cover

    Screen Comedy and Online Audiences

    1st Edition

    By Inger-Lise Kalviknes Bore

    The question of why we laugh (or don't laugh) has intrigued scholars since antiquity. This book contributes to that debate by exploring how we evaluate screen comedy. What kinds of criteria do we use to judge films and TV shows that are meant to be funny? And what might that have to do with our…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Current Controversies in Philosophy of Film book cover

    Current Controversies in Philosophy of Film

    1st Edition

    By Katherine Thomson-Jones

    This volume advances the contemporary debate on five central issues in the philosophy of film. These issues concern the relation between the art and technology of film, the nature of film realism, how narrative fiction films narrate, how we engage emotionally with films, and whether films can…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Television and Serial Adaptation book cover

    Television and Serial Adaptation

    1st Edition

    By Shannon Wells-Lassagne

    As American television continues to garner considerable esteem, rivalling the seventh art in its "cinematic" aesthetics and the complexity of its narratives, one aspect of its development has been relatively unexamined. While film has long acknowledged its tendency to adapt, an ability that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Strehlow Archive: Explorations in Old and New Media book cover

    The Strehlow Archive: Explorations in Old and New Media

    1st Edition

    By Hart Cohen

    The Strehlow Archive is one of Australia's most important collections of film, sound, archival records and museum objects relating to the ceremonial life of Aboriginal people. The aim of this book is to provide a significant study of the relationship of archives to contemporary forms of digital…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Media Practices, Social Movements, and Performativity: Transdisciplinary Approaches book cover

    Media Practices, Social Movements, and Performativity

    Transdisciplinary Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Foellmer, Margreth Lünenborg, Christoph Raetzsch

    As individuals incorporate new forms of media into their daily routines, these media transform individuals’ engagement with networks of heterogeneous actors. Using the concept of media practices, this volume looks at processes of social and political transformation in diverse regions of the world…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Theorizing Digital Divides book cover

    Theorizing Digital Divides

    1st Edition

    Edited by Massimo Ragnedda, Glenn W. Muschert

    Although discussion of the digital divide is a relatively new phenomenon, social inequality is a deeply entrenched part of our current social world and is now reproduced in the digital sphere. Such inequalities have been described in multiple traditions of social thought and theoretical approaches.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Media Representations of Anti-Austerity Protests in the EU: Grievances, Identities and Agency book cover

    Media Representations of Anti-Austerity Protests in the EU

    Grievances, Identities and Agency, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tao Papaioannou, Suman Gupta

    This book analyzes constructions of injustice, group identification and participation in news and social media in anti-austerity protests within the European Union (EU). Since 2008, EU member-states have witnessed waves of protests and demonstrations against the adoption of austerity measures and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Women in Soviet Film: The Thaw and Post-Thaw Periods book cover

    Women in Soviet Film

    The Thaw and Post-Thaw Periods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marina Rojavin, Tim Harte

    This book illuminates and explores the representation of women in Soviet cinema from the late 1950s, through the 1960s, and into the 1970s, a period when Soviet culture shifted away, to varying degrees, from the well-established conventions of socialist realism. Covering films about working…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • News of Baltimore: Race, Rage and the City book cover

    News of Baltimore

    Race, Rage and the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Steiner, Silvio Waisbord

    This book examines how the media approached long-standing and long-simmering issues of race, class, violence, and social responsibility in Baltimore during the demonstrations, violence, and public debate in the spring of 2015. Contributors take Baltimore to be an important place, symbol, and marker…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Metro Newspaper Journalists in China: The Aspiration-Frustration-Reconciliation Framework book cover

    Metro Newspaper Journalists in China

    The Aspiration-Frustration-Reconciliation Framework, 1st Edition

    By Zhaoxi (Josie) Liu

    This book explores how journalists at local metro papers in a south-western China metropolis give meaning to their work and how these meanings are shaped by the specific social environment within which these journalists operate. These metro papers provide the bulk of daily news to the general…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Northernness, Northern Culture and Northern Narratives book cover

    Northernness, Northern Culture and Northern Narratives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gabby Riches, Karl Spracklen, Spencer Swain

    Northernness, Northern culture and Northern narratives are a common aspect of popular culture, and the North of England, like other Northernnesses in Europe, is a collection of narratives, myths, stereotypes and symbols. In politics and everyday culture, Northern culture is paradoxically a site of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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