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  • Paul Lazarsfeld and the Origins of Communications Research

    By Hynek Jeřábek

    The manuscript discusses the early days of communication research, explicitly the first works of Paul Lazarsfeld radio and media research in Vienna, Newark,N.J., Priceton and New York during the years between the early thirties and the end of the forties. Lazarsfeld’s Viennese radio research,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-08 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society

    Edited by Kevin Latham

    Offers an overview of contemporary Chinese social and cultural issues including gender and family, religion and ethnicity, social stratification, urban life, popular culture and media. Will be of interest to students and scholars of China across a range of disciplines including anthropology,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The Craft of Media Criticism

    Critical Media Studies in Practice

    Edited by Mary Celeste Kearney, Michael Kackman

    The Craft of Media Criticism provides students and scholars a definitive overview of the main methodologies that make up critical media studies. Written by leading scholars in media studies, chapters address methods including various forms of textual analysis, as well as reception studies,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Screen Comedy and Online Audiences

    By Inger-Lise Kalviknes Bore

    The question of why we laugh (or don't laugh) has intrigued scholars since antiquity. This book contributes to that debate by exploring how we evaluate screen comedy. What kinds of criteria do we use to judge films and TV shows that are meant to be funny? And what might that have to do with our…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Reporting Inequality

    Tools and Methods for Covering Race and Ethnicity

    By Venise Wagner, Sally Lehrman

    Under increasingly intense newsroom demands, reporters often find it difficult to cover the complexity of topics that deal with racial and social inequality. This book makes covering inequity manageable by: showing how racially disparate outcomes in health, education, wealth/income, housing, and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Popular Culture

    By Angi Buettner

    This book examines how the climate change debate is represented, dealt with, narrated and more generally plays out within the field, texts and genres of the commercial media. Understanding the importance of environmental representations, narratives and discourses for our perceptions of the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Routledge International Handbook of Visual Criminology

    Edited by Michelle Brown, Eamonn Carrabine

    Dynamically written and richly illustrated, the Routledge International Handbook of Visual Criminology offers the first foundational primer on visual criminology. Spanning a variety of media and visual modes, this volume assembles established researchers whose work is essential to understanding the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Comparative Media Law and Ethics

    2nd Edition

    By Tim Crook

    The new edition of Comparative Media Law and Ethics further explores differing legal and ethical systems as they relate to media practice and regulation around the world. Updated material in this expanded edition includes exploration of different approaches to libel law on social media, assessment…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Media Practices, Social Movements, and Performativity

    Transdisciplinary Approaches

    Edited by Susanne Foellmer, Margreth Lünenborg, Christoph Raetzsch

    As individuals incorporate new forms of media into their daily routines, these media transform individuals’ engagement with networks of heterogeneous actors. Using the concept of media practices, this volume looks at processes of social and political transformation in diverse regions of the world…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Media Law and Ethics

    5th Edition

    By Roy L. Moore, Michael D. Murray, Michael Farrell, Kyu Ho Youm

    Media Law and Ethics is a truly comprehensive overview and a thoughtful introduction to media law principle and cases and the related ethical concerns relevant to the practice of professional communication. This is the first textbook to explicitly integrate both media law and ethics within one…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Climate and Sustainability Communication

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Donnalyn Pompper

    Climate and Sustainability Communication: Global Perspectives builds upon traditional approaches to understanding the role of mass media in shaping social issues by amplifying diverse perspectives of opinion leaders, as well as voices of those affected by climate and sustainability issues. From…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Queer Technologies

    Affordances, Affect, Ambivalence

    Edited by Katherine Sender, Adrienne Shaw

    Queer media studies has mostly focused on LGBTQ visibility, stereotypes, and positive images, but media technologies aren’t just vehicles for representations, they also shape them. How can queer theory and queer methodologies complicate our understanding of communication technologies, their…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

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