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  • Celebrity

    By Sean Redmond

    Celebrity: Key Ideas in Media and Cultural Studies introduces the key terms and concepts, dilemmas and issues that are central to the study and critical understanding of celebrity. Drawing on two dynamic models from two different modes of enquiry – the circuit of celebrity culture and the circuit…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Media & Cultural Studies

  • Big Data in Small Slices

    Analysis and Visualization for Journalists and Communications Professionals

    By Dianne M. Finch

    This book covers data vetting and visualization in a vernacular designed for the communications professional – replacing the usual geeky jargon and code lists with context and meaningful data sets. Each chapter serves as a case study on a different professional: an economist, a government budget…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Focal Press

  • Food TV

    By Tasha Oren

    Working at the intersection of media studies, food studies and cultural studies, FoodTV serves up an accessible, critical introduction to food television, providing readers with a solid foundation for understanding how culinary culture became pop culture via the medium of television. …

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Television Guidebooks

  • Postfeminism and Health

    Critical psychology and media perspectives

    By Sarah Riley, Adrienne Evans, Martine Robson

    The construction of femininity has fundamental implications for the health and wellbeing of women. In an era of intense media scrutiny, women live within societies where their body image, sexuality and social choices are negotiated through a highly subjective framework. In this important book, the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Practicing Communication Ethics

    Development, Discernment, and Decision-Making, 2nd Edition

    By Paula S. Tompkins

    Practicing Communication Ethics: Development, Discernment, and Decision Making, provides a theoretical framework for developing a personal standard of ethics that can be applied in everyday communication situations. This second edition focuses on how the reader’s communication matters ethically in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Models of Communication

    Theoretical and Philosophical Approaches

    Edited by Mats Bergman, Kęstas Kirtiklis, Johan Siebers

    Complementing earlier efforts to scrutinize the uses of models in the field of media and communication studies, this volume reassesses old perspectives and delineates new theoretical options for communication inquiry. It is the first book to undertake a philosophical investigation of the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

  • The Routledge Handbook of Positive Communication

    Edited by José Antonio Muñiz Velázquez, Cristina Pulido

    The Routledge Handbook of Positive Communication forms a comprehensive reference point for cross-disciplinary approaches to understanding the central role of communication in the construction of hedonic and eudemonic happiness,or subjective and psychological well-being. Including contributions from…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Communication Research Methods

    A Theoretical and Practical Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Stephen M. Croucher, Daniel Cronn-Mills

    Comprehensive, innovative, and focused on the undergraduate student, this textbook prepares students to read and conduct research. Using an engaging how-to approach that draws from scholarship, real-life, and popular culture, the book offers students practical reasons why they should care about…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Reading Contemporary Serial Television Universes

    A Narrative Ecosystem Framework

    Edited by Paola Brembilla, Ilaria A. De Pascalis

    Reading Contemporary Serial Television Universes provides a new framework—the metaphor of the narrative ecosystem—for the analysis of serial television narratives. Contributors use this metaphor to address the ever-expanding and evolving structure of narratives far beyond their usual spatial and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

  • Media PIracy in the Cultural Economy

    Intellectual Property and Labor Under Neoliberal Restructuring

    By Gavin C. Mueller

    Media piracy--the production, distribution and consumption of media texts in violation of intellectual property laws--has become an endemic feature of the cultural economy since the rise of the internet. While most analyses present piracy either in terms of moral or legal failings, or alternatively…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Digital Media and Culture

  • From Student to Scholar

    A Guide Through the Dissertation Stage of Doctoral Programs

    By Keith Hjortshoj

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge

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