• Social Media and Politics in Central and Eastern Europe book cover

    Social Media and Politics in Central and Eastern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paweł Surowiec, Václav Štětka

    Social media are increasingly revolutionising the ways in which political communication works, and their importance for engaging citizens in politics and public affairs is well understood by political actors. This book surveys current developments in social media and politics in a range of Central…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Social Networks as the New Frontier of Terrorism: #Terror book cover

    Social Networks as the New Frontier of Terrorism

    #Terror, 1st Edition

    By Laura Scaife

    Terrorism. Why does this word grab our attention so? Propaganda machines have adopted modern technology as a means to always have their content available. Regardless of the hour or time zone, information is being shared by somebody, somewhere. Social media is a game changer influencing the way…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Public Relations and the Corporate Persona: The Rise of the Affinitive Organization book cover

    Public Relations and the Corporate Persona

    The Rise of the Affinitive Organization, 1st Edition

    By Burton Saint John III

    For much of the last century, large, predominantly US corporations used public relations to demonstrate that their missions resonated with dominant societal values. Through the construction and conveyance of the "corporate persona", they aimed to convince citizens that they share common aspirations…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The World of Mister Rogers� Neighborhood book cover

    The World of Mister Rogers� Neighborhood

    1st Edition

    By Mark J P Wolf

    Unlike many children’s television shows, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood did more than simply entertain or occupy children’s attention. The show educated them in the affective domain, encouraging such things as appreciation for difference, collaboration, self-expression, and self-worth. It also…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Governing Youth Politics in the Age of Surveillance book cover

    Governing Youth Politics in the Age of Surveillance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Grasso, Judith Bessant

    Drawing on case studies from around the world, contributors to this ground-breaking book explore a major contemporary paradox: on the one hand, young people today are at the forefront of political campaigns promoting social rights and ethical ideas that challenge authoritarian orders and elite…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Modern Superhero in Film and Television: Popular Genre and American Culture book cover

    The Modern Superhero in Film and Television

    Popular Genre and American Culture, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey A. Brown

    Hollywood’s live-action superhero films currently dominate the worldwide box-office, with the characters enjoying more notoriety through their feature film and television depictions than they have ever before. This book argues that this immense popularity reveals deep cultural concerns about…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Popular Iranian Cinema before the Revolution: Family and Nation in Filmfarsi book cover

    Popular Iranian Cinema before the Revolution

    Family and Nation in Filmfarsi, 1st Edition

    By Pedram Partovi

    Critics and academics have generally dismissed the commercial productions of the late Pahlavi era, best known for their songs and melodramatic plots, as shallow, derivative ‘entertainment’. Instead, they have concentrated on the more recent internationally acclaimed art films, claiming that these…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Palestine-Israel in the Print News Media: Contending Discourses book cover

    Palestine-Israel in the Print News Media

    Contending Discourses, 1st Edition

    By Luke Peterson

    Israel-Palestine in the Print News Media: Contending Discourses is concerned with conceptions of language, knowledge, and thought about political conflict in the Middle East in two national news media communities: the United States and the United Kingdom. Arguing for the existence of national…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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