• 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
    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

  • 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 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 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

  • 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 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 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 Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Diaspora Literature and Visual Culture: Asia in Flight book cover

    Diaspora Literature and Visual Culture

    Asia in Flight, 1st Edition

    By Sheng-mei Ma

    This book offers an incisive and ambitious critique of Asian Diaspora culture, looking specifically at literature and visual popular culture. Sheng-mei Ma’s engaging text discusses issues of self and its relationship with Asian Diaspora culture in the global twenty-first century. Using examples…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Narratives of Gendered Dissent in South Asian Cinemas book cover

    Narratives of Gendered Dissent in South Asian Cinemas

    1st Edition

    By Alka Kurian

    This book conducts a post-colonial, gendered investigation of women-centred South Asian films. In these films, the narrative becomes an act of political engagement and a site of feminist struggle: a map that weaves together multiple strands of subjectivity—gender, caste, race, class, religion, and…

    Paperback – 2014-03-19
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Cognitive Media Theory book cover

    Cognitive Media Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ted Nannicelli, Paul Taberham

    Across the academy, scholars are debating the question of what bearing scientific inquiry has upon the humanities. The latest addition to the AFI Film Readers series, Cognitive Media Theory takes up this question in the context of film and media studies. This collection of essays by internationally…

    Paperback – 2014-03-18
    AFI Film Readers

  • Kids on YouTube: Technical Identities and Digital Literacies book cover

    Kids on YouTube

    Technical Identities and Digital Literacies, 1st Edition

    By Patricia G Lange

    The mall is so old school—these days kids are hanging out on YouTube, and depending on whom you ask, they're either forging the digital frontier or frittering away their childhoods in anti-intellectual solipsism. Kids on YouTube cuts through the hype, going behind the scenes to understand kids'…

    Paperback – 2014-03-15

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