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  • An Introduction to Television Studies

    4th Edition

    By Jonathan Bignell

    An Introduction to Television Studies provides students with a comprehensive framework for understanding the key concepts and main approaches to television studies. Topics covered include: audience research, television history and broadcasting policy and the analytical study of individual…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Celebrity Activism

    Edited by Nathan Farrell

    This edited collection brings together a range of research focusing on the political economy of celebrity activism. It seeks to advance current understandings of the complex relationships between celebrity activists, traditional political figures, non-profit organisations, the corporate sector,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Communication in History

    Technology, Culture, Society, 7th Edition

    By David Crowley, Peter Urquhart, Paul Heyer

    Now in its 7th edition, Communication in History reveals how media has been influential in both maintaining social order and as powerful agents of change. Forty contributions from a wide range of voices offer instructors the opportunity to customize their courses, and they challenge students to…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Gambling in Everyday Life

    By Fiona Nicoll

    In the past two decades, gambling industries have experienced exponential growth with annual global expenditure worth approximately 300 billion dollars. Yet most academic research on gambling is concentrated on problem gambling and conducted within the psychological sciences. Nicoll considers…

    Hardback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Gay Men, Identity, and Social Media

    The Culture of Participatory Reluctance

    By Elija Cassidy

    This book explores identity management practices employed by young gay social media users in the context of convergence between niche sites like Gaydar and more mainstream sites like Facebook. Cassidy considers key public issues such as participatory reluctance, online privacy, and digital equality…

    Hardback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Immigrants and Comics

    Graphic Spaces of Remembrance, Transaction, and Mimesis

    Edited by Nhora Lucía Serrano

    This interdisciplinary, themed anthology focuses on the depiction of immigrants in cartoons, comics, and graphic novels across diverse cultures and time periods, as they navigate new socio-political milieux. It seeks to interrogate how immigration is portrayed in comics and how the "immigrant" was…

    Hardback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • Viral Structures in Literature and Digital Media

    Networked Counterpublics and Participatory Capitalism

    By Kim Brillante Knight

    This book examines the ways digital networks facilitate new dissemination models for information, aesthetic texts, and amateur media by tracing the proliferation of "viral structures." A viral structure can be a text, video, internet joke, computer virus, game, blog post, or technological platform…

    Hardback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Digital Humanities

  • Becoming-Social in a Networked Age

    By Neal Thomas

    This book examines the semiotic effects of protocols and algorithms at work in popular social media systems, bridging philosophical conversations in human-computer interaction (HCI) and information systems (IS) design with contemporary work in critical media, technology and software studies. Where…

    Hardback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Media Imperialism in India and Pakistan

    By Farooq Sulehria

    Examining anew the notions of media imperialism and globalization of media, this book disrupts the generalized consensus in media scholarship that globalization of media has put an end to media imperialism. One elemental aspect of media imperialism is the structural dependency of television systems…

    Hardback – 2017-12-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • TV Writing on Demand

    Creating Great Content in the Digital Era

    By Neil Landau

    In TV Writing on Demand, author Neil Landau takes a deep-dive into the new TV landscape that is both timely and essential. Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu have ushered in a new era of television and are having a major impact on all broadcast and cable TV networks, and with the proliferation of everything…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21 
    Focal Press

  • Discursivity, Relationality and Materiality in the Life of the Organisation

    Communication Perspectives

    Edited by Colleen E. Mills, Francois Cooren

    The field of organisational communication has been rapidly transforming in the wake of the linguistic and discursive turns that have been sweeping across the social sciences since the mid-eighties. These ‘turns’ have prompted organisational communication scholars to look more closely at how they…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21 
    Routledge

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