• Information Technology, Development, and Social Change book cover

    Information Technology, Development, and Social Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fay Patel, Prahalad Sooknanan, Giselle Rampersad, Anuradha Mundkur

    The speed and cost effectiveness of new information technology has prompted many to view these innovations as a panacea for social and economic development. However, such a view flies in the face of continuing inequities in education, health, food, and infrastructure. This volume explores these…

    Paperback – 2014-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Consuming Race book cover

    Consuming Race

    1st Edition

    By Ben Pitcher

    From the rise of Nordic noir to a taste for street food, from practices of natural gardening to the aesthetics of children's TV, contemporary culture is saturated with racial meanings. By consuming race we make sense of other groups and cultures, communicate our own identities, express our needs…

    Paperback – 2014-04-07
    Routledge

  • Screenwriting: Creative Labor and Professional Practice book cover

    Screenwriting

    Creative Labor and Professional Practice, 1st Edition

    By Bridget Conor

    Screenwriting: Creative Labor and Professional Practice analyzes the histories, practices, identities and subjects which form and shape the daily working lives of screenwriters. Author Bridget Conor considers the ways in which contemporary screenwriters navigate and make sense of the labor markets…

    Paperback – 2014-04-04
    Routledge

  • South Asian Tissue Economies book cover

    South Asian Tissue Economies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jacob Copeman

    Questions of the social implications of biotechnology and biological exchange (the extraction of human tissues such as blood, skin and organs for testing, storage and/or distribution for therapeutic or research purposes) have recently been brought strongly to the analytical fore across the social…

    Hardback – 2014-04-03
    Routledge

  • Celebrity Advocacy and International Development book cover

    Celebrity Advocacy and International Development

    1st Edition

    By Dan Brockington

    Celebrity advocacy is a curious phenomenon. It occupies a significant proportion of the public domain, but does so without engaging particularly well with much of the public. Yet this may not matter very much. Many people at the core of advocacy, and in political and business elites, simply do not…

    Paperback – 2014-04-02
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Travelling Languages: Culture, Communication and Translation in a Mobile World book cover

    Travelling Languages

    Culture, Communication and Translation in a Mobile World, 1st Edition

    Edited by John O'Regan, Jane Wilkinson, Mike Robinson

    Based on the commonly held assumption that we now live in a world that is ‘on the move’, with growing opportunities for both real and virtual travel and the blurring of boundaries between previously defined places, societies and cultures, the theme of this book is firmly grounded in the…

    Hardback – 2014-03-28
    Routledge

  • Trauma and Media: Theories, Histories, and Images book cover

    Trauma and Media

    Theories, Histories, and Images, 1st Edition

    By Allen Meek

    This book provides the first comprehensive account of trauma as a critical concept in the study of modern visual media, from Freud to the present day, explaining how contemporary trauma studies emerged from research on Holocaust representation in which the audiovisual testimony of survivors was…

    Paperback – 2014-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Journalism Education, Training and Employment book cover

    Journalism Education, Training and Employment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bob Franklin, Donica Mensing

    During this period of rapid and significant change in journalistic practices, journalism educators are re-examining their own profession and contributing to the invention of new models and practices. This edited volume of studies by respected international scholars describes the diverse issues…

    Paperback – 2014-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Journalism

  • Teletechnologies, Place, and Community book cover

    Teletechnologies, Place, and Community

    1st Edition

    By Rowan Wilken

    Teletechnologies, or technologies of distance, cannot be ignored. Indeed, the present electronic age is said to have wrought profound changes to how we think about and experience who we are, where we are, and how we relate with one another. Place and community have traditionally formed key concepts…

    Paperback – 2014-03-27
    Routledge
    Comedia

  • Branding Post-Communist Nations: Marketizing National Identities in the “New” Europe book cover

    Branding Post-Communist Nations

    Marketizing National Identities in the “New” Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nadia Kaneva

    Nation branding--a set of ideas rooted in Western marketing--gained popularity in the post-communist world by promising a quick fix for the identity malaise of "transitional" societies. Since 1989, almost every country in Central and Eastern Europe has engaged in nation branding initiatives of…

    Paperback – 2014-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Performing Beauty in Participatory Art and Culture book cover

    Performing Beauty in Participatory Art and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Falk Heinrich

    This book investigates the notion of beauty in participatory art, an interdisciplinary form that necessitates the audience’s agential participation and that is often seen in interactive art and technology-driven media installations. After considering established theories of beauty, for example,…

    Hardback – 2014-03-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Science and the Media: Alternative Routes to Scientific Communications book cover

    Science and the Media

    Alternative Routes to Scientific Communications, 1st Edition

    By Massimiano Bucchi

    In the days of global warming and BSE, science is increasingly a public issue. This book provides a theoretical framework which allows us to understand why and how scientists address the general public. The author develops the argument that turning to the public is not simply a response to…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

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