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  • Place-based Spaces for Networked Learning

    Edited by Lucila Carvalho, Peter Goodyear, Maarten de Laat

    With the boundaries of place softened and extended by digital communications technologies, learning in a networked society necessitates new distributions of activity across time, space, media, and people; and this development is no longer exclusive to traditionally designated spaces such as school…

    Paperback – 2015-11-14 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Crises in Central Asia

    From steppes to seas, from deserts to glaciers

    Edited by Eric Freedman, Mark Neuzil

    Environmental conditions do not exist in a vacuum. They are influenced by science, politics, history, public policy, culture, economics, public attitudes, and competing priorities, as well as past human decisions. In the case of Central Asia, such Soviet-era decisions include irrigation systems and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • Reading Marx in the Information Age

    A Media and Communication Studies Perspective on Capital, Volume 1

    By Christian Fuchs

    This book is a comprehensive guide to Marx’s most important and groundbreaking work. Renowned Marxist scholar Christian Fuchs provides a thorough, chapter-by-chapter introduction to Capital Volume 1 that assists undergraduate and postgraduate readers in making sense of Marx in the information age,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

  • The Middle Class in Emerging Societies

    Consumers, Lifestyles and Markets

    Edited by Leslie L. Marsh, Hongmei Li

    This volume examines the discursive construction of the meanings and lifestyle practices of the middle class in the rapidly transforming economies of Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East, focusing on the social, political and cultural implications at local and global levels. While…

    Hardback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Antihero in American Television

    By Margrethe Bruun Vaage

    The antihero prevails in recent American drama television series. Characters such as mobster kingpin Tony Soprano (The Sopranos), meth cook and gangster-in-the-making Walter White (Breaking Bad) and serial killer Dexter Morgan (Dexter) are not morally good, so how do these television series make us…

    Hardback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

  • The Contemporaneity of Modernism

    Literature, Media, Culture

    Edited by Michael D'Arcy, Mathias Nilges

    At a juncture in which art and culture are saturated with the forces of commodification, this book argues that problems, forms, and positions that defined modernism are crucially relevant to the condition of contemporary art and culture. The volume is attuned to the central concerns of recent…

    Hardback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Public Relations and Participatory Culture

    Fandom, Social Media and Community Engagement

    Edited by Amber Hutchins, Natalie T.J. Tindall

    While public relations practitioners have long focused on the relationship between organizations and their stakeholders, there has never been a time when that relationship was so dominated by public participation. The former model of one-way communication and message control no longer exists.…

    Hardback – 2015-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • Global Writing for Public Relations

    Connecting in English with Stakeholders and Publics Worldwide

    By Arhlene A. Flowers

    Global Writing for Public Relations: Connecting in English with Stakeholders and Publics Worldwide provides multiple resources to help students and public relations practitioners learn best practices for writing in English to communicate and connect with a global marketplace. Author Arhlene Flowers…

    Paperback – 2015-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of New Media in Asia

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Olivia Khoo

    While a decade ago much of the discussion of new media in Asia was couched in Occidental notions of Asia as a "default setting" for technology in the future, today we are seeing a much more complex picture of contesting new media practices and production. As "new media" becomes increasingly an…

    Hardback – 2015-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Critical Animal and Media Studies

    Communication for Nonhuman Animal Advocacy

    Edited by Núria Almiron, Matthew Cole, Carrie P. Freeman

    This book aims to put the speciesism debate and the treatment of non-human animals on the agenda of critical media studies and to put media studies on the agenda of animal ethics researchers. Contributors examine the convergence of media and animal ethics from theoretical, philosophical, discursive…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Animation: A World History

    Volume I: Foundations - The Golden Age

    By Giannalberto Bendazzi

    A continuation of 1994’s groundbreaking Cartoons, Giannalberto Bendazzi’s Animation: A World History is the largest, deepest, most comprehensive text of its kind, based on the idea that animation is an art form that deserves its own place in scholarship. Bendazzi delves beyond just Disney, offering…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Focal Press

  • Animation: A World History

    Volume II: The Birth of a Style - The Three Markets

    By Giannalberto Bendazzi

    A continuation of 1994’s groundbreaking Cartoons, Giannalberto Bendazzi’s Animation: A World History is the largest, deepest, most comprehensive text of its kind, based on the idea that animation is an art form that deserves its own place in scholarship. Bendazzi delves beyond just Disney, offering…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Focal Press

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