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  • 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 – 2017-03-24 
    Routledge

  • Sex, Love, and Romance in the Mass Media

    Analysis and Criticism of Unrealistic Portrayals and Their Influence, 2nd Edition

    By Mary-Lou Galician

    This accessible yet research-based text offers both foundational theories and practical applications of analysis and criticism of mass media portrayals of sex, love, and romance in a wide variety of mass media, from entertainment to advertising to news. The multidisciplinary methodological…

    Paperback – 2017-03-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Childhood and Celebrity

    Edited by Jane O'Connor, John Mercer

    The twenty-first century has seen an explosion in the ways and means in which children can become part of celebrity culture. With the rise in popularity of reality TV, child beauty pageants, talent shows, and social media platforms, as well as more established routes to fame through TV, cinema,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-23 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • In Crime's Archive

    The Cultral Afterlife of Evidence

    By Katherine Biber

    This book investigates what happens to criminal evidence after the conclusion of legal proceedings. During the criminal trial, evidentiary material is tightly-regulated; it is formally regarded as part of the court record, and subject to the rules of evidence and criminal procedure. However, these…

    Hardback – 2017-03-20 
    Routledge

  • Reality TV

    By Jon Kraszewski

    From early first-wave programs such as Candid Camera, An American Family, and The Real World to the shows on our television screens and portable devices today, reality television consistently takes us to cities—such as New York, Los Angeles, and Boston—to imagine the place of urbanity in American…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Television Guidebooks

  • The Performativity of Digital Activism

    By Fidele Vlavo

    This book offers an analysis of online direct action as creative and cultural performance. It examines the historical and present practices of artists-activists engaged in digital activism, including the work of Critical Art Ensemble, Electronic Disturbance Theatre and Anonymous and discusses over…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Girlhood on Disney Channel

    Branding, Celebrity, and Femininity

    By Morgan Genevieve Blue

    Since the early 2000s, Disney Channel has been dominated by original live-action programming popular among tween girls. The shows’ successes rely not only on their popularity among girl audiences, but also on the development of star personae by girl performers, such as Raven-Symoné, Miley Cyrus,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

  • Identity and Play in Interactive Digital Media

    Ergodic Ontogeny

    By Sara M. Cole

    Recent shifts in new literacy studies have expanded definitions of text, reading/viewing, and literacy itself. The inclusion of non-traditional media forms is essential, as texts beyond written words, images, or movement across a screen are becoming ever more prominent in media studies. Included in…

    Hardback – 2017-03-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • The Routledge Companion to Asian American Media

    Edited by Lori Kido Lopez, Vincent Pham

    The Routledge Companion to Asian American Media offers readers a comprehensive examination of the way that Asian Americans have engaged with media, from the long history of Asian American actors and stories that have been featured in mainstream film and television, to the birth and development of a…

    Hardback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge

  • Affective Sexual Pedagogies in Film and Television

    By Kyra Clarke

    Popular film and television hold valuable potential for learning about sex and sexuality beyond the information-based model of sex education currently in schools. This book argues that the representation of complicated—or "messy"—relationships in these popular cultural forms makes them potent as…

    Hardback – 2017-03-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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