Media & Film Studies Products

  • History of Digital Media

    An Intermedial and Global Perspective

    By Gabriele Balbi, Paolo Magaudda

    This book offers students an accessible introduction to the history of digital media from the birth of the computer to the ubiquitous computing that pervades society today. Taking a historical, intermedial, and global approach, History of Digital Media provides readers with a clear, in-depth…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09 
    Routledge

  • Listening

    Processes, Functioning, and Competency, 2nd Edition

    By Debra L. Worthington, Margaret E. Fitch-Hauser

    Listening explores the process and role of listening in human communication as a cognitive process, as a social function, and as a critical professional competency. While introducing students to the theory and research of listening scholarship, Worthington and Fitch-Hauser also help students to…

    Paperback – 2017-01-08 
    Routledge

  • Social Media and the Law

    A Guidebook for Communication Students and Professionals, 2nd Edition

    By Daxton Stewart

    Edited by Daxton Stewart

    Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat allow users to connect with one another and share information with the click of a mouse or a tap on a touchscreen—and have become vital tools for professionals in the news and strategic communication fields. But as…

    Paperback – 2017-01-02 
    Routledge

  • The Videogames Handbook

    By James Newman, Iain Simons

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge
    Media Practice

  • Inside Journal Publishing

    By Stephen Ball

    Inside Journal Publishing examines what journals are, in contrast to books and magazines, and looks at the whole process of publishing journals. Inside Journal Publishing considers journals from a twenty-first century business perspective, as well as exploring the importance of journals…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Developing Media Literacy in Young Adults

    Culture, creativity and critique

    By David Buckingham, Andrew Burn, Becky Parry, Mandy Powell

    What are children of different ages capable of understanding about media? How does their learning develop over time? How can their learning about one aspect of media impact upon their learning about other areas? Developing Media Literacy is a succinct introduction to contemporary approaches to…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Speaking with a Purpose

    10th Edition

    By Arthur Koch, Jason Schmitt

    Now in its 10th edition, Speaking with a Purpose is designed to help speakers develop the skills they need to prepare and deliver effective speeches. Based on a traditional step-by-step approach combined with up-to-date communication theory, this no-frills text allows students more time to prepare,…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Moralising Poverty

    The ‘Undeserving’ Poor in the Public Gaze

    By Serena Romano

    Hardback – 2016-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Press Freedom in Contemporary Japan

    Edited by Jeff Kingston

    In twenty-first century Japan there are numerous instances of media harassment, intimidation, censorship and self-censorship that undermine the freedom of the press and influence how the news is reported. Since Abe returned to power in 2012, the recrudescence of nationalism under his leadership has…

    Paperback – 2016-12-26 
    Routledge

  • The Rise and Fall of the Italian Film Industry

    By Marina Nicoli

    Italian cinema triumphed globally in the 1960, with directors such as Rossellini, Fellini, and Leone, and actors like Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni known to audiences around the world. But by the end of the 1980s, the Italian film industry was all but dead. The Rise and Fall of the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • Matrix Activism

    Global Practices of Resistance

    By Michela Ardizzoni

    The intersection of virtual and physical spaces at the heart of contemporary political protests is a pivotal element in new practices of activism. In this new and global ecology of dissent and activism, different forces, stakeholders, and spaces, once defiantly discordant, come together to define…

    Hardback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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