Interpersonal Media & Communication Products

  • Youth in the Former Soviet South

    Everyday Lives between Experimentation and Regulation

    Edited by Stefan B. Kirmse

    This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of youth, in all its diversity, in Muslim Central Asia and the Caucasus. It brings together a range of academic perspectives, including media studies, Islamic studies, the sociology of youth, and social anthropology. While most discussions of youth…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11

  • Dialogues on Mobile Communication

    By Adriana de Souza e Silva

    In this book, top scholars in the field of mobile communication discuss the major issues related to the use of mobile phones in today’s society, such as the tension between private and public, youth mobile culture, creative appropriations of mobile devices, and mobile methods. Each chapter unfolds…

    Paperback – 2016-10-05
    Changing Mobilities

  • Media and New Religions in Japan

    By Erica Baffelli

    Japanese "new religions" (shinshukyo) have used various media forms for training, communicating with members, presenting their messages, reinforcing or protecting the image of the leader, and, potentially, attracting converts. In this book the complex and dual relationship between media and new…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19
    Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

  • Environmental Crises in Central Asia

    From steppes to seas, from deserts to glaciers

    Edited by Eric Freedman, Mark Neuzil

    Environmental conditions do not exist in a vacuum. They are influenced by science, politics, history, public policy, culture, economics, public attitudes, and competing priorities, as well as past human decisions. In the case of Central Asia, such Soviet-era decisions include irrigation systems and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-05
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • Understanding Communication Theory

    A Beginner's Guide

    By Stephen M. Croucher

    This book offers students a comprehensive, theoretical, and practical guide to communication theory. Croucher defines the various perspectives on communication theory—the social scientific, interpretive, and critical approaches—and then takes on the theories themselves, with topics including…

    Paperback – 2015-08-25

  • Gender, Age, and Digital Games in the Domestic Context

    By Alison Harvey

    Western digital game play has shifted in important ways over the last decade, with a plethora of personal devices affording a range of increasingly diverse play experiences. Despite the celebration of a more inclusive environment of digital game play, very little grounded research has been devoted…

    Hardback – 2015-04-08
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • Communication Among Grandmothers, Mothers, and Adult Daughters

    A Qualitative Study of Maternal Relationships

    By Michelle A. Miller-Day

    This volume examines communication processes within the grandmother-mother-daughter relationship, emphasizing an intergenerational perspective. Using observations of and extensive interviews with six sets of middle-income, Caucasian female family members, this book offers a heuristic account of…

    Paperback – 2014-12-22
    LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

  • In Solidarity

    Friendship, Family, and Activism Beyond Gay and Straight

    By Lisa Tillmann

    In Solidarity: Friendship, Family, and Activism Beyond Gay and Straight shows what being an ally (in this case to LGBTQ+ persons and communities) requires, means, and does. Through prose, poetry, performance text, and film, the work takes readers inside relationships across sexual orientation and…

    Paperback – 2014-12-12
    Innovative Ethnographies

  • The Discourse of Public Participation Media

    From talk show to Twitter

    By Joanna Thornborrow

    The Discourse of Public Participation Media takes a fresh look at what ‘ordinary’ people are doing on air – what they say, and how and where they get to say it. Using techniques of discourse analysis to explore the construction of participant identities in a range of different public…

    Paperback – 2014-11-24

  • Social Networks and Music Worlds

    Edited by Nick Crossley, Siobhan McAndrew, Paul Widdop

    Social networks are critical for the creation and consumption of music. This edited collection, Social Networks and Music Worlds, introduces students and scholars of music in society to the core concepts and tools of social network analysis. The collection showcases the use of these tools by…

    Hardback – 2014-07-31
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Ethical Practice of Social Media in Public Relations

    Edited by Marcia W. DiStaso, Denise Sevick Bortree

    Given the high rate of social media use by the public, organizations are compelled to engage with key audiences through these outlets. Social media engagement requires organizations to actively participate with public groups, and this highly-interactive exchange raises a new set of ethical concerns…

    Hardback – 2014-05-05
    Routledge Research in Public Relations

  • Letters, Postcards, Email

    Technologies of Presence

    By Esther Milne

    In this original study, Milne moves between close readings of letters, postcards and emails, and investigations of the material, technological infrastructures of these forms, to answer the question: How does presence function as an aesthetic and rhetorical strategy within networked communication…

    Paperback – 2013-11-08
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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