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  • 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 Research in Religion, Media and Culture

  • 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 – 2016-10-10

  • The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies

    Edited by Eduardo Navas, Owen Gallagher, xtine burrough

    The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies comprises contemporary texts by key authors and artists who are active in the emerging field of remix studies. As an organic international movement, remix culture originated in the popular music culture of the 1970s, and has since grown into a rich cultural…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09
    Routledge Companions

  • Triangulating Methodological Approaches in Corpus Linguistic Research

    Edited by Paul Baker, Jesse Egbert

    Contemporary corpus linguists use a wide variety of methods to study discourse patterns. This volume provides a systematic comparison of various methodological approaches in corpus linguistics through a series of parallel empirical studies that use a single corpus dataset to answer the same…

    Hardback – 2016-07-05
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • Understanding Popular Culture and World Politics in the Digital Age

    Edited by Laura J. Shepherd, Caitlin Hamilton

    The practices of world politics are now scrutinised in a way that is unprecedented, with even those previously – or conventionally assumed to be – disengaged from international affairs being drawn into world politics by social media. Interactive websites allow users to follow election results in…

    Hardback – 2016-06-02
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • The Internet and New Social Formation in China

    Fandom Publics in the Making

    By Weiyu Zhang

    There are billions of internet users in China, and this number is continually growing. This book looks at the various purposes of this internet use, and provides a study about how the entertainment-consuming users form into publics through the mediation of technologies in the era of network society…

    Hardback – 2016-04-04
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Real Space

    The fate of physical presence in the digital age, on and off planet

    By Paul Levinson

    Is planet earth the end of the line, or is space itself the next stop?Cyberspace. It's incredible, taking us to any part of the planet we want to visit. But as Paul Levinson shows in his brilliant new book, when it comes to transport, we're still stuck in the past, preferring to take our bodies…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29

  • Social Media

    Communication, Sharing and Visibility

    By Graham Meikle

    Social media platforms have captured the attention and imagination of many millions of people, enabling their users to develop and display their creativity, to empathize with others, and to find connection, communication and communion. But they are also surveillance systems through which those…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25

  • Media and New Religions in Japan

    By Erica Baffelli

    Japanese "new religions" (shinshukyo) have used various media forms for training, communicating with members, presenting their messages, reinforcing or protecting the image of the leader, and, potentially, attracting converts. In this book the complex and dual relationship between media and new…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19
    Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

  • Documentary's Awkward Turn

    Cringe Comedy and Media Spectatorship

    By Jason Middleton

    Despite the prominence of "awkwardness" as cultural buzzword and descriptor of a sub-genre of contemporary film and television comedy, it has yet to be adequately theorized in academic film and media studies. Documentary’s Awkward Turn contributes a new critical paradigm to the field by presenting…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Youth and Internet Addiction in China

    By Trent Bax

    A form of 'electronic opium' is how some people have characterised young people’s internet use in China. The problem of 'internet addiction' (wangyin) is seen by some parents as so severe that they have sought psychiatric help for their children. This book, which is based on extensive original…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

  • Retail and the Artifice of Social Change

    By Steven Miles

    In Retail and Social Change Steven Miles, presents a cross-disciplinary analysis of the evolution of retail and how in both its material and virtual guises it has come to reframe our relationship with the social world. Retail has become increasingly influential in homogenising the urban experience.…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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