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  • The Routledge Companion to Digital Ethnography

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Heather Horst, Anne Galloway, Genevieve Bell

    With the increase of digital and networked media in everyday life, researchers have increasingly turned their gaze to the symbolic and cultural elements of technologies. From studying online game communities, locative and social media to YouTube and mobile media, ethnographic approaches to digital…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Religion and Media in China

    Insights and Case Studies from the Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong

    Edited by Stefania Travagnin

    This volume focuses on the intersection of religion and media in China, bringing interdisciplinary approaches to bear on the role of religion in the lives of individuals and greater shifts within Chinese society in an increasingly media-saturated environment. With case studies focusing on Mainland…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

  • Socialbots

    Digital Media and the Automation of Sociality

    Edited by Robert Gehl, Maria Bakardjieva

    Many users of the Internet are aware of bots: automated programs that work behind the scenes to come up with search suggestions, check the weather, filter emails, or clean up Wikipedia entries. More recently, a new software robot has been making its presence felt in social media sites such as…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Inside the Video Game Industry

    Game Developers Talk About the Business of Play

    By Judd Ruggill, Ken McAllister, Randy Nichols, Ryan Kaufman

    Inside the Video Game Industry offers a provocative look into one of today's most dynamic and creative businesses. Through in-depth structured interviews, industry professionals discuss their roles, providing invaluable insight into game programming, art, animation, design, production, quality…

    Paperback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Latin American Identity in Online Cultural Production

    By Claire Taylor, Thea Pitman

    This volume provides an innovative and timely approach to a fast growing, yet still under-studied field in Latin American cultural production: digital online culture. It focuses on the transformations or continuations that cultural products and practices such as hypermedia fictions, net.art and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Popular Communication, Piracy and Social Change

    Edited by Jonas Andersson Schwarz, Patrick Burkart

    Digital piracy cultures and peer-to-peer technologies combined to spark transformations in audio-visual distribution between the late 1990s and the mid-2000s. Digital piracy also inspired the creation of a global anti-piracy law and policy regime, and counter-movements such as the Swedish and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Creating Second Lives

    Community, Identity and Spatiality as Constructions of the Virtual

    Edited by Astrid Ensslin, Eben Muse

    This book aims to provide insights into how ‘second lives’ in the sense of virtual identities and communities are constructed textually, semiotically and discursively, specifically in the online environment Second Life and Massively Multiplayer Online Games such as World of Warcraft. The book’…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Rethinking Historical Genres in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Jaume Aurell

    This book deals with the way historical genres are theorized and practiced in the twenty-first century. In the context of the freedoms inspired by postmodernism and enabled by the development of innovative textual and graphic platforms, new theories of history view genres as flexible living forms…

    Hardback – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Girlhood, Schools, and Media

    Popular Discourses of the Achieving Girl

    By Michele Paule

    This book explores the circulation and reception of popular discourses of achieving girlhood, and the ways in which girls themselves participate in such circulation. It examines the figure of the achieving girl within wider discourses of neoliberal self-management and post-feminist possibility,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Negotiating the Mediated City

    Everyday Encounters with Public Screens

    By Zlatan Krajina

    This book is an interdisciplinary empirical investigation of how people interact with public screens in their daily lives. In more and more surprising locations, screens of various kinds appear within the sightlines of passers-by in contemporary cities. Outdoor advertisers target audiences which…

    Paperback – 2016-09-15 
    Routledge
    Comedia

  • Advertising and Public Memory

    Social, Cultural and Historical Perspectives on Ghost Signs

    Edited by Stefan Schutt, Sam Roberts, Leanne White

    We are pleased to present the first scholarly collection to examine the social and cultural aspects on the worldwide interest in the faded remains of advertising signage (popularly known as ‘ghost signs’). Contributors to this volume examine the complex relationships between the signs and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Television and Postfeminist Housekeeping

    No Time for Mother

    By Elizabeth Nathanson

    In this book, Nathanson examines how contemporary American television and associated digital media depict women’s everyday lives as homemakers, career women, and mothers. Her focus on American popular culture from the 1990s through the present reveals two extremes: narratives about women who cannot…

    Paperback – 2016-08-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

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