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  • Popular Music: The Key Concepts

    4th Edition

    By Roy Shuker

    Now in an updated fourth edition, this popular A-Z student handbook provides a comprehensive survey of key ideas and concepts in popular music culture. With new and expanded entries on genres and subgenres, the text comprehensively examines the social and cultural aspects of popular music, taking…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Everyday Media Culture in Africa

    Audiences and Users

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Visual Methods in the Field

    Photography for the Social Sciences

    By Terence Heng

    The use of images, particularly photography, has been steadily gaining popularity in academia, but there has not yet been a book that deals with the act and process of photo-taking in the field. Drawing upon 21 years of photographic experience and sociological research, Terence Heng’s immersive and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Media Today

    Mass Communication in a Converging World, 6th Edition

    By Joseph Turow

    Media Today uses convergence as a lens that puts students at the center of the profound changes in the 21st century media world. Through the convergence lens they learn to think critically about the role of media today and what these changes mean for their lives presently and in the future. The…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge

  • Explorations in Critical Studies of Advertising

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Foundations of Mobile Media Studies

    Essential Texts on the Formation of a Field

    Edited by Jason Farman

    Foundations of Mobile Media Studies gathers some of the most important texts in this emerging field, offering readers key approaches to understanding our moment and our media. The impact of mobile media is far reaching and this book discusses topics such as human intimacy, social space, political…

    Paperback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Recommends

  • Transparency, Public Relations and the Mass Media

    Combating the Hidden Influences in News Coverage Worldwide

    By Katerina Tsetsura, Dean Kruckeberg

    This book is about media transparency and good-faith attempts of honesty by both the sources and the gate-keepers of news and other information that the mass media present as being unbiased. Specifically, this book provides a theoretical framework for understanding media transparency and its…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Public Relations

  • Journalism and Human Rights

    How Demographics Drive Media Coverage

    Edited by John C. Pollock

    This book is the first collection of original research to explore links between demographics and media coverage of emerging human rights issues. It covers cross-national reporting on human trafficking, HIV/AIDS, water contamination, and child labour; and same-sex marriage, Guantanamo detainee…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge

  • Digital Russia

    The Language, Culture and Politics of New Media Communication

    Edited by Michael Gorham, Ingunn Lunde, Martin Paulsen

    Digital Russia provides a comprehensive analysis of the ways in which new media technologies have shaped language and communication in contemporary Russia. It traces the development of the Russian-language internet, explores the evolution of web-based communication practices, showing how they have…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Media Generations

    Experience, identity and mediatised social change

    By Goran Bolin

    While the analysis of generations has been central in the sociological understanding of social change, the role of the media in this process has only been acknowledged as an important feature during the last couple of decades. Building on quantitative and qualitative comparative research, Media…

    Paperback – 2016-08-12
    Routledge

  • Redefining Journalism in the Era of the Mass Press, 1880-1920

    Edited by John Steel, Marcel Broersma

    At the turn of the 20th century, the significant social, political, and technological changes that were occurring in society also heralded new roles and functions for journalism as a profession and as an aspect of a burgeoning mass mediated society. Redefining Journalism in the Era of the Mass…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge

  • The Law of Public Communication

    2017 Update, 9th Edition

    By Kent R. Middleton, William E. Lee, Daxton Stewart

    The Law of Public Communication provides an overview of media law that includes the most current legal developments today. It explains the laws affecting the daily work of writers, broadcasters, advertisers, cable operators, Internet service providers, public relations practitioners, photographers,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge

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