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Key Issues for LGBTQ+ Communities in 2022 chapter samplerKey Issues for LGBTQ+ Communities in 2022 Chapter Sampler

This chapter sampler brings together titles from four recently published titles from our Gender Studies list and highlights some of the many key issues affecting LGBTQ+ communities.

 

 

Digital Humanities chapter sampler Digital Humanities Chapter Sampler

This chapter sampler on Digital Humanities incorporates chapters from some of Routledge's titles in the field. Enter your details to download your free copy.   

 

 

stick figures of different colours hold hands in a line Australia: Land of Welcome? Kabul, Tampa and History Lessons

Louise C. Johnson, Tanja Luckins and David Walker explore Australia's historical responses to Afghan refugees, and consider how these issues can be discussed in the classroom.   

A iPad with a thumbs up bubble, shield, pencil, and scale Ten Steps for Accessing Your Social Media Legal Risks

Susan Grantham and Mark Pearson discuss ten key questions to establish a general social media legal risk assessment for your overall professional social media use.   

a microphone on a grey background What is neutrality bias, and why do we need to address it?

Gina Baleria explores neutrality bias and asks how student journalists can learn to tackle unconscious bias in their reporting.   

a student holds a jigsaw piece How to Create an Inclusive, Collaborative Classroom Model for Film Students

Thomas Robotham explores how creating a supportive and inclusive classroom environment helps film students to understand that collaboration is essential for successful filmmaking.   

a close up of the Daily News paper How You Can Add 3 Valuable Journalism Skills to Your Teaching Toolbox

Sue Ellen Christian, author of Overcoming Bias, looks at how you can apply journalism skills such as asset framing and the 5Ws and H to your teaching.  

a tiny figure with a microscope looks at a large newspaper The Future of Journalism: New Skills, Old Values

In our rapidly changing world, newly trained journalists need to be masters of multiple formats, but still excel at the core skills of journalism. In this blog, Jonathan Butler examines the importance of traditional journalistic values in the digital world. 

rainbow flag on a blue background Key Topics in Queer Studies | Chapter Sampler

Download your free copy of this chapter sampler to discover some of the latest titles in Queer Studies. 

abstract blue and pink colours The irredeemable sexual: Or, what if queer theories are doomed to failiure

In this blog Lorenzo Bernini, author of Queer Theories: An Introduction, asks whether queer theories have redemptive intentions and their call for tolerance. 

a pink and yellow mandala Why the Oscars will never understand Bollywood

Ulka Anjaria, author of Understanding Bollywood, examines why Bollywood films are never successful at the Oscars, and why judges need to widen their view to include films of greater breadth and diversity. 

a film camera in a darkened room What is the connection between media violence and real-world violence?

Obviously, watching American Psycho or its ilk is not going to turn all viewers into serial killers. But does that fact mean that violent media has no effect at all on anyone? Christopher Kilmartin, author of The Fictions that Shape Men's Lives, explores this topic. 

a surprised man holds a tin can telephone to his ear Numbers Lit! Data Literacy and Fake News

Numbers are supposedly objective. After all, they are calculated by universal rules. But numerical data can be manipulated to mislead people and more than ever, people need to be data literate and check the accuracy – and context – of data that they read and see, especially in the news. 

a hand holds a book open Knowledge Unlatched OA Books Gender Studies Collection

Numbers are supposedly objective. After all, they are calculated by universal rules. But numerical data can be manipulated to mislead people and more than ever, people need to be data literate and check the accuracy – and context – of data that they read and see, especially in the news.