• 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

  • China's Thought Management book cover

    China's Thought Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne-Marie Brady

    China's Thought Management argues that by re-emphasizing and modernizing propaganda and thought work since 1989, the CCP has managed to overcome a succession of local and national level crises - the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, the impact of the collapse Socialism in the Eastern bloc, SARS,…

    Paperback – 2014-03-14
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Media Studies 2.0 book cover

    Media Studies 2.0

    1st Edition

    By William Merrin

    Media Studies 2.0 offers an exploration of the digital revolution and its consequences for media and communication studies, arguing that the new era requires an upgraded discipline: a media studies 2.0. The book traces the history of mass-media and computing, exploring their merger at the end of…

    Paperback – 2014-03-12

  • History of Art: A Student's Handbook book cover

    History of Art

    A Student's Handbook, 5th Edition

    By Marcia Pointon

    This fully revised edition of the History of Art: A Student's Handbook introduces students to the kinds of practices, challenges, questions and writings they will encounter in studying the history of art. Marcia Pointon conveys the excitement of Art History as a multi-faceted discipline addressing…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10

  • Theories of the Information Society book cover

    Theories of the Information Society

    4th Edition

    By Frank Webster

    Information is regarded as a distinguishing feature of our world. Where once economies were built on industry and conquest, we are now part of a global information economy. Pervasive media, expanding information occupations and the development of the internet convince many that living in an…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    International Library of Sociology

  • Digital Labour and Karl Marx book cover

    Digital Labour and Karl Marx

    1st Edition

    By Christian Fuchs

    How is labour changing in the age of computers, the Internet, and "social media" such as Facebook, Google, YouTube and Twitter? In Digital Labour and Karl Marx, Christian Fuchs attempts to answer that question, crafting a systematic critical theorisation of labour as performed in the…

    Paperback – 2014-03-07

  • Culture, Politics and Climate Change: How Information Shapes our Common Future book cover

    Culture, Politics and Climate Change

    How Information Shapes our Common Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Deserai A. Crow, Maxwell T. Boykoff

    Focusing on cultural values and norms as they are translated into politics and policy outcomes, this book presents a unique contribution in combining research from varied disciplines and from both the developed and developing world. This collection draws from multiple perspectives to present an…

    Paperback – 2014-03-06

  • Media Messages: What Film, Television, and Popular Music Teach Us About Race, Class, Gender, and Sexual Orientation book cover

    Media Messages

    What Film, Television, and Popular Music Teach Us About Race, Class, Gender, and Sexual Orientation, 2nd Edition

    By Linda Holtzman, Leon Sharpe

    The new edition of this widely adopted book reveals how the popular media contribute to widespread myths and misunderstanding about cultural diversity. While focused on the impact of television, feature film, and popular music, the authors reach far beyond media to explore how our understanding,…

    Paperback – 2014-03-01

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