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  • Sport, Media and Mega-Events

    Edited by Lawrence A. Wenner, Andrew C. Billings

    Bringing together many of the most influential scholars in sport and media studies, this book examines the diverse ways that media influences our understanding of the world’s most important sport events, dubbed sports mega-events. It sheds new light on how these events have been changed by the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge

  • Introducing Japanese Popular Culture

    Edited by Alisa Freedman, Toby Slade

    Designed for teaching undergraduates,  Introducing Japanese Popular Culture is a comprehensive textbook providing up-to-date and in-depth insights into a wide range of topics, from manga and anime to cinema and fashion, magazines and novels to videogames, food, and contemporary art. Useful as…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Feminist Perspectives on Contemporary Zombies, Vampires, and Witches

    Radical Monstrosity in Literature, Film, and TV

    By Heidi Breuer, Natalie Wilson

    This book explores three monstrous figures prominent in contemporary popular culture—zombies, vampires, and witches—from a feminist perspective, visiting a range of novels, television series, and films from the 1990s-2010s. Though some popular mainstream texts (from Harry Potter to Twilight) still…

    Hardback – 2017-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • The New Television Handbook

    5th Edition

    By Patricia Holland

    The New Television Handbook provides an exploration of the theory and practice of television at a time when the medium is undergoing radical changes. The book looks at television from the perspective of someone new to the industry, and explores the place of the medium within a constantly changing…

    Paperback – 2016-12-27 
    Routledge
    Media Practice

  • Popular Media, Social Emotion and Public Discourse in Contemporary China

    By Shuyu Kong

    Since the early 1990s the media and cultural fields in China have become increasingly commercialized, resulting in a massive boom in the cultural and entertainment industries. This evolution has also brought about fundamental changes in media behaviour and communication, and the enormous growth of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • China Turned On

    Television, Reform and Resistance

    By James Lull

    The years following the Cultural Revolution saw the arrival of television as part of China’s effort to ‘modernize’ and open up to the West. Endorsed by the Deng Xiaoping regime as a ‘bridge’ between government and the people, television became at once the official mouthpiece of the Communist Party…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Television

  • Television for Women

    New Directions

    Edited by Rachel Moseley, Helen Wheatley, Helen Wood

    Television for Women brings together emerging and established scholars to reconsider the question of ‘television for women’. In the context of the 2000s, when the potential meanings of both terms have expanded and changed so significantly, in what ways might the concept of programming, addressed…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Theatrical Performance and the Forensic Turn

    Naked Truth

    By James Frieze

    This book is the first substantial account of contemporary theatre’s fixation with the processing and detection of evidence. Since the mid-1990s, across diverse branches of theatrical performance, truth has increasingly been figured in terms of means rather than ends, with procedures for the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Television and the Second Screen

    Interactive TV in the age of social participation

    By James Blake

    Television is changing almost beyond recognition. In the battle for consumers, social media sites, smart phones and tablets have become rivals to traditional linear TV. However, audiences and producers are also embracing mobile platforms to enhance TV viewing itself. This book examines the emerging…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25
    Routledge

  • The Solo Video Journalist

    Doing It All and Doing It Well in TV Multimedia Journalism

    By Matt Pearl

    It is becoming increasingly important for television reporters to be proficient in many, if not all, of the steps in production. The Solo Video Journalist will make handling all these responsibilities seem possible, and do so from the hands-on perspective of a current reporter with years of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-21
    Focal Press

  • The Making of Channel 4

    Edited by Peter Catterall

    Channel 4 had been a matter of controversy for years even before it came on the air in November 1982. There were lengthy debates about what its role would be and the part to be played by the ITV companies and the growing number of independent television producers. There was also political…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Television

  • Satellite Broadcasting

    The Politics and Implications of the New Media

    Edited by Ralph Negrine

    Originally published in 1988, this book provides a thorough examination of the possibilities and key issues in satellite technology which at the time already seemed likely to change the face of broadcasting both within nations and internationally. It begins with a guide to the technical development…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Television

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