• Community Media and Identity in Ireland book cover

    Community Media and Identity in Ireland

    1st Edition

    By Jack Rosenberry

    This book explores how Ireland’s community media outlets reflect and shape identity at the local level. While aspects of its culture date back centuries, the nation-state of Ireland is less than one hundred years old. Because of this and other elements of the island’s history, Irish…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Community Filmmaking: Diversity, Practices and Places book cover

    Community Filmmaking

    Diversity, Practices and Places, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarita Malik, Caroline Chapain, Roberta Comunian

    This book examines the role of community filmmaking in society and its connection with issues of cultural diversity, innovation, policy and practice in various places. Deploying a range of examples from Europe, North America, Australia and Hong Kong, the chapters show that film emerging from…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Adolescents and Their Social Media Narratives: A Digital Coming of Age book cover

    Adolescents and Their Social Media Narratives

    A Digital Coming of Age, 1st Edition

    By Jill Walsh

    Adolescents are forging a new path to self-development, taking advantage of the technology at their fingertips to produce desired results.In Adolescents and Their Social Media Narratives, Walsh specifically explores how social media impacts teenagers' personal development. Indeed, through…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Film Criticism as a Cultural Institution book cover

    Film Criticism as a Cultural Institution

    1st Edition

    By Huw Walmsley-Evans

    At the beginning of the 21st century film criticism was described as in crisis. The decline of print journalism, a series of lay-offs of prominent critics, and the rise of "amateur" reviewing online spurred a conversation about the decline, even death, of film criticism. This discourse flourished…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Childcare Workers, Global Migration and Digital Media book cover

    Childcare Workers, Global Migration and Digital Media

    1st Edition

    By Youna Kim

    This book explores the transnational mobility, everyday life and digital media use of childcare workers living and working abroad. Focusing specifically on Filipina, Indonesian, and Sri Lankan nannies in Europe, it offers insights as to the causes and implications of women’s mobility, using data…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Four Theories of the Press: 60 Years and Counting book cover

    Four Theories of the Press

    60 Years and Counting, 1st Edition

    By Maira T. Vaca-Baqueiro

    The links between distinctive political regimes and media systems are undeniable. As Siebert, Peterson and Schramm wrote (1956: 1) 60 years ago: ‘the press always takes on the form and coloration of the social and political structures within which it operates’. Nevertheless, today’s world and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Film Comedy and the American Dream book cover

    Film Comedy and the American Dream

    1st Edition

    By Zach Sands

    Film Comedy and the American Dream is an examination of national identity in the era of the American superpower as projected in popular comedic films that center on issues of upward mobility. It is the story of what made audiences laugh and why, and what this says about the changing shape of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Hermeneutic Humility and the Political Theology of Cinema: Blind Paul book cover

    Hermeneutic Humility and the Political Theology of Cinema

    Blind Paul, 1st Edition

    By Sean Desilets

    This book revisits the tradition of Western religious cinema in light of scholarship on St. Paul’s political theology. The book’s subtitle derives from the account in the Book of Acts that St. Paul was temporarily blinded in the wake of his conversion on the road to Damascus. In imitation of Paul,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Girlhood on Disney Channel: Branding, Celebrity, and Femininity book cover

    Girlhood on Disney Channel

    Branding, Celebrity, and Femininity, 1st Edition

    By Morgan Genevieve Blue

    Since the early 2000s, Disney Channel has been dominated by original live-action programming popular among tween girls. The shows’ successes rely not only on their popularity among girl audiences, but also on the development of star personae by girl performers, such as Raven-Symoné, Miley Cyrus,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Horror Television in the Age of Consumption: Binging on Fear book cover

    Horror Television in the Age of Consumption

    Binging on Fear, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kimberly Jackson, Linda Belau

    Characterized as it is by its interest in and engagement with the supernatural, psycho-social formations, the gothic, and issues of identity and subjectivity, horror has long functioned as an allegorical device for interrogations into the seamier side of cultural foundations. This collection,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Digitisation: Theories and Concepts for Empirical Cultural Research book cover

    Digitisation

    Theories and Concepts for Empirical Cultural Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gertraud Koch

    In recent years, digital technologies have become pervasive in academic and everyday life. This comprehensive volume covers a wide range of concepts for studying the new cultural dynamics that are evident as a result of digitisation. It considers how the cultural changes triggered by digitisation…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • A History of American Consumption: Threads of Meaning, Gender, and Resistance book cover

    A History of American Consumption

    Threads of Meaning, Gender, and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Terrence Witkowski

    The United States has been near the forefront of global consumption trends since the 1700s, and for the past century and more, Americans have been the world’s foremost consuming people. Informed and inspired by the literature from consumer culture theory, as well as drawing from numerous studies in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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