• New Perspectives on the Social Aspects of Digital Gaming: Multiplayer 2 book cover

    New Perspectives on the Social Aspects of Digital Gaming

    Multiplayer 2, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Kowert, Thorsten Quandt

    Expanding on the work in the volume Multiplayer, this new book explores several other areas related to social gaming in detail. The aim is to go beyond a typical "edited book" concept, and offer a very concise volume with several focal points that are most relevant for the current debate about…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Screening China's Soft Power book cover

    Screening China's Soft Power

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paola Voci, Luo Hui

    Promoting China's cultural soft power by disseminating modern Chinese values is one of the policies of President Xi Jinping. Although, it is usually understood as a top-down initiative, implemented willingly or unwillingly by writers, filmmakers, artists, and so on, and often manifesting itself in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Thanatourism and Cinematic Representations of Risk: Screening the End of Tourism book cover

    Thanatourism and Cinematic Representations of Risk

    Screening the End of Tourism, 1st Edition

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    In today’s world, the need to eliminate natural and human-made disasters has been at the forefront of national and international socio-political agendas. The management of risks such as terrorism, labour strikes, protests and environmental degradation has become pivotal for countries that depend on…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Postfeminist Celebrity and Motherhood: Brand Mom book cover

    Postfeminist Celebrity and Motherhood

    Brand Mom, 1st Edition

    By Jorie Lagerwey

    This book analyzes the intersections of celebrity, self-branding, and "mommy" culture. It examines how images of celebrity moms playing versions of themselves on reality television, social media, gossip sites, and self-branded retail outlets negotiate the complex demands of postfeminism and the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Paul Lazarsfeld and the Origins of Communications Research book cover

    Paul Lazarsfeld and the Origins of Communications Research

    1st Edition

    By Hynek Jeřábek

    The manuscript discusses the early days of communication research, explicitly the first works of Paul Lazarsfeld’s radio and media research in Vienna, Newark, NJ, Princeton and New York during the years between the early 1930s, and the end of the 1940s. Lazarsfeld’s Viennese radio research,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Political Participation in a Changing World: Conceptual and Empirical Challenges in the Study of Citizen Engagement book cover

    Political Participation in a Changing World

    Conceptual and Empirical Challenges in the Study of Citizen Engagement, 1st Edition

    By Yannis Theocharis, Jan W. van Deth

    In the last decades, political participation expanded continuously. This expansion includes activities as diverse as voting, tweeting, signing petitions, changing your social media profile, demonstrating, boycotting products, joining flash mobs, attending meetings, throwing seedbombs, and donating…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Trump Presidency, Journalism, and Democracy book cover

    The Trump Presidency, Journalism, and Democracy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert E. Gutsche Jr.

    This book examines the disruptive nature of Trump news – both the news his administration makes and the coverage of it – related to dominant paradigms and ideologies of U.S. journalism. By relying on conceptualizations of media memory and "othering" through news coverage that enhances…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Pursuing an Ethic of Empathy in Journalism book cover

    Pursuing an Ethic of Empathy in Journalism

    1st Edition

    By Janet Blank-Libra

    This book advances a journalistic theory of empathy, challenging long-held notions about how best to do journalism. Because the institution of journalism has typically equated empathy and compassion with bias, it has been slow to give the intelligence of the emotions a legitimate place in the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Popular Culture book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frederick Luis Aldama

    Latina/o popular culture has experienced major growth and change with the expanding demographic of Latina/os in mainstream media. In The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Pop Culture, contributors pay serious critical attention to all facets of Latina/o popular culture including TV, films,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge

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