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  • Using Words and Things

    Language and Philosophy of Technology

    By Mark Coeckelbergh

    This book offers a systematic framework for thinking about the relationship between language and technology and an argument for interweaving thinking about technology with thinking about language. The main claim of philosophy of technology—that technologies are not mere tools and artefacts not mere…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Advancing Comparative Media and Communication Research

    Edited by Joseph M. Chan, Francis L. F. Lee

    A comparative approach to media and communication research plays an important, if not indispensable, role in achieving a core mission of researchers: to delimit the generality and specificity of media and communication theories, enabling researchers to more readily identify the influence of social,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • European Foreign Conflict Reporting

    A Comparative Analysis of Public News Providers

    By Emma Heywood

    This book explores the state of European foreign conflict reporting by public-sector broadcasters, post-Cold war and post-9/11. It compares the values of three television news providers from differing public systems: BBC’s News at 10, Russia’s Vremya and France 2’s 20 Heures. The book examines how…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Media, War and Security

  • American Political Discourse on China

    By Michelle Murray Yang

    Despite the U.S. and China’s shared economic and political interests, distrust between the nations persists. How does the United States rhetorically navigate its relationship with China in the midst of continued distrust? This book pursues this question by rhetorically analyzing U.S. news and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Global Advertising Practice in a Borderless World

    Edited by Linda Brennan, Robert Crawford, Lukas Parker

    Cultural and regional differences in creating and managing advertising require unique responses to a dynamic, rapidly globalising business environment. To be global in advertising is no longer to be homogenised or standardised, it is to be at the leading edge of social and cultural trends that are…

    Hardback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • The Discourse of Financial Crisis and Austerity

    Critical analyses of business and economics across disciplines

    Edited by Darren Kelsey, Frank Mueller, Andrea Whittle, Majid KhosraviNik

    This book demonstrates the importance of understanding how political rhetoric, financial reporting and media coverage of austerity in transnational contexts is significant to the communicative, social and economic environments in which we live. It considers how aspects of moral storytelling,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge

  • Children, Media, and American History

    Printed Poison, Pernicious Stuff, and Other Terrible Temptations

    By Margaret Cassidy

    This book explores the history of American children and media, focusing on the ways in which new media enter into and become part of children’s lives. Cassidy examines a selection of "old media" when they were "new media," with an emphasis on understanding how children used those media…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • L’Auberge Espagnole

    European Youth on Film

    By Benjamin McCann

    L’Auberge Espagnole looks at one of contemporary French cinema’s most influential and innovative youth films. examines its themes of cultural diversity, celebrates its construction of a European transnational identity, analyzes its youthful visual and structural ‘newness’, and charts its production…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Precious

    Identity, Adaptation and the African American Youth Film

    By Tim McNelis

    This book examines a popular, divisive, and celebrity-endorsed filmic depiction of a troubled African American girl, focusing on the concept of African American youth film and genre hybridity; the adaptation of the film from its source novel; how it deals with issues of identity such as race,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • The (de)Evolution of Black Women in Television

    Mammies, Matriarchs and Mistresses

    By Imani M. Cheers

    This book seeks to interrogate the representation of Black women in television. Cheers explores how the increase of Black women in media ownership and creative executive roles (producers, showrunners, directors and writers) in the last 30 years affected the fundamental cultural shift in Black women…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Television Studies

  • Public Relations Ethics and Professionalism

    The Shadow of Excellence

    By Johanna Fawkes

    Do professions really place duty to society above clients' or their own interests? If not, how can they be trusted? While some public relations (PR) scholars claim that PR serves society and enhances the democratic process, others suggest that it is little more than propaganda, serving the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • The World of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood

    By Mark J P Wolf

    Unlike many children’s television shows, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood did more than simply entertain or occupy children’s attention. The show educated them in the affective domain, encouraging such things as appreciation for difference, collaboration, self-expression, and self-worth. It also…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Imaginary Worlds

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