• Everyday Media Culture in Africa: Audiences and Users book cover

    Everyday Media Culture in Africa

    Audiences and Users, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Willems, Winston Mano

    African audiences and users are rapidly gaining in importance and increasingly targeted by global media companies, social media platforms and mobile phone operators. This is the first edited volume that addresses the everyday lived experiences of Africans in their interaction with different kinds…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Fans and Videogames: Histories, Fandom, Archives book cover

    Fans and Videogames

    Histories, Fandom, Archives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Swalwell, Angela Ndalianis, Helen Stuckey

    This anthology addresses videogames long history of fandom, and fans’ important role in game history and preservation. In order to better understand and theorize video games and game playing, it is necessary to study the activities of gamers themselves. Gamers are active creators in generating…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Literary Agents in the Transatlantic Book Trade: American Fiction, French Rights, and the Hoffman Agency book cover

    Literary Agents in the Transatlantic Book Trade

    American Fiction, French Rights, and the Hoffman Agency, 1st Edition

    By Cécile Cottenet

    By way of a case study of one of the oldest French book agencies, Agence Hoffman, this book analyzes the role played by French literary agents in the importation of US fiction and literature into France in the years following World War II. It sheds light on the material conditions of the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Explorations in Critical Studies of Advertising book cover

    Explorations in Critical Studies of Advertising

    1st Edition

    Edited by James F. Hamilton, Robert Bodle, Ezequiel Korin

    This volume provides a thoughtful and wide-ranging exploration of approaches to the critical study of advertising. Current and impending practices of advertising have in many ways exceeded the grasp of traditional modes of critique, due at least in part to their being formulated in very different…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • (Mis)Understanding Political Participation: Digital Practices, New Forms of Participation and the Renewal of Democracy book cover

    (Mis)Understanding Political Participation

    Digital Practices, New Forms of Participation and the Renewal of Democracy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Wimmer, Cornelia Wallner, Rainer Winter, Karoline Oelsner

    The practices of participation and engagement are characterised by complexities and contradictions. All celebratory examples of uses of social media, e.g. in the Arab spring, the Occupy movement or in recent LGBTQ protests, are deeply rooted in human practices. Because of this connection, every…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2020-03-31 
    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 – 2020-03-31 
    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 – 2020-03-31 
    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 – 2020-03-31 
    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 – 2020-03-31 
    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 – 2020-03-31 
    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 – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

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