• The Contemporary Femme Fatale: Gender, Genre and American Cinema book cover

    The Contemporary Femme Fatale

    Gender, Genre and American Cinema, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Farrimond

    The femme fatale occupies a precarious yet highly visible space in contemporary cinema. From sci-fi alien women to teenage bad girls, filmmakers continue to draw on the notion of the sexy deadly woman in ways which traverse boundaries of genre and narrative. This book charts the articulations of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Materiality and Popular Culture: The Popular Life of Things book cover

    Materiality and Popular Culture

    The Popular Life of Things, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Malinowska, Karolina Lebek

    This book critically approaches contemporary meanings of materiality and discuses ways in which we understand, experience, and engage with objects through popular culture in our private, social and professional lives. Appropriating Arjun Appadurai’s famous phrase: "the social life of things", with…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Studying Digital Media Audiences: Perspectives from Australasia book cover

    Studying Digital Media Audiences

    Perspectives from Australasia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Craig Hight, Ramaswami Harindranath

    Although many digital platforms continue to appropriate and reconfigure familiar forms of media experience, this is an environment which no longer consistently constructs an identifiable 'mass' audience in the terms understood by twentieth century audience researchers. The notion of 'audiencing'…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Matrix Activism: Global Practices of Resistance book cover

    Matrix Activism

    Global Practices of Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Michela Ardizzoni

    The intersection of virtual and physical spaces at the heart of contemporary political protests is a pivotal element in new practices of activism. In this new and global ecology of dissent and activism, different forces, stakeholders, and spaces, once defiantly discordant, come together to define…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • The Silents of Jesus in the Cinema (1897-1927) book cover

    The Silents of Jesus in the Cinema (1897-1927)

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Shepherd

    While Jesus has attracted the sporadic interest of film-makers since the epics of the Sixties, it is often forgotten that between the advent of motion pictures in the 1890s and the close of the "silent" era at the end of the 1920s, some of the longest, most expensive and most watched films on both…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • The State of Asian Communication Research and Directions for the 21st Century book cover

    The State of Asian Communication Research and Directions for the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ran Wei

    The 21st century has been called ‘the Asian Century’ by Eastern and Western academics, largely due to the economic and cultural rise of China and India. This volume explores both what this means for communication research, and the implications of Asia’s rising global power for communication…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • 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 – 2019-12-20 

  • Appreciating the Art of Television: A Philosophical Perspective book cover

    Appreciating the Art of Television

    A Philosophical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Ted Nannicelli

    Contemporary television has been marked by such exceptional programming that it is now common to hear claims that TV has finally become an art. In Appreciating the Art of Television, Nannicelli contends that televisual art is not a recent development, but has in fact existed for a long time. Yet…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Global Glam and Popular Music: Style and Spectacle from the 1970s to the 2000s book cover

    Global Glam and Popular Music

    Style and Spectacle from the 1970s to the 2000s, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Chapman, Henry Johnson

    This book is the first to explore style and spectacle in glam popular music performance from the 1970s to the present day, and from an international perspective. Focus is given to a number of representative artists, bands, and movements, as well as national, regional, and cultural contexts from…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Made in Turkey: Studies in Popular Music book cover

    Made in Turkey

    Studies in Popular Music, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ali C. Gedik

    Made in Turkey: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of Turkish popular music. The volume consists of essays by leading scholars of Turkish music, and covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of popular…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • 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 – 2019-12-20 

  • Journalistic Role Performance: Concepts, Contexts, and Methods book cover

    Journalistic Role Performance

    Concepts, Contexts, and Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Mellado, Lea Hellmueller, Wolfgang Donsbach

    This volume lays out the theoretical and methodological framework to introduce the concept of journalistic role performance, defined as the outcome of concrete newsroom decisions and the style of news reporting when considering different constraints that influence the news product. By connecting…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

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