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  • Software, Infrastructure, Labor

    A Media Theory of Logistical Nightmares

    By Ned Rossiter

    Ned Rossiter, a recognized expert at the forefront of network and software studies, explores how the global logistics industry increasingly affects how knowledge production is governed and undertaken. Using examples ranging from the Cold War legacy of cybernetics, the Chinese port of Ningbo, and…

    Paperback – 2016-03-15 

  • Public Relations and the Public Interest

    By Jane Johnston

    In this book, Johnston seeks to put the public interest onto the public relations ‘radar’, arguing the need for its clear articulation into mainstream public relations discourse. This book examines literature from a range of fields and disciplines to develop a clearer understanding of the concept,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-15 
    Routledge Research in Public Relations

  • The Politics of Ephemeral Digital Media

    Permanence and Obsolescence in Paratexts

    Edited by Sara Pesce, Paolo Noto

    This book investigates short form and paratextual media on the web: promos, trailers, gadgets, grassroots video production, remixes, forums, archives, and gaming. Its specific focus is to examine the tension between permanence and obsolescence in the production and experience of paratextual media,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-15 
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Sustainable Media

    Critical Approaches to Media and Environment

    Edited by Nicole Starosielski, Janet Walker

    Sustainable Media explores the many ways that media and environment are intertwined: from the exploitation of natural resources during media production to the installation and disposal of media in the landscape; from people’s engagement with environmental issues in film, television, and digital…

    Paperback – 2016-03-14 

  • Social Memory Technology

    Theory, Practice, Action

    By Karen Worcman, Joanne Garde-Hansen

    Memory is a fundamental aspect of being and becoming, intimately entwined with space, time, place, landscape, emotion, imagination and identity. Memory studies is a burgeoning field of enquiry drawing from a range of social science, arts and humanities disciplines including human geography,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-08 
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Lifestyle TV

    By Laurie Ouellette

    From HGTV and the Food Network to Keeping Up With the Kardashians, television is preoccupied with the pursuit and exhibition of lifestyle. Lifestyle TV analyzes a burgeoning array of lifestyle formats on network and cable channels, from how-to and advice programs to hybrid reality entertainment…

    Paperback – 2016-03-02 
    Routledge Television Guidebooks

  • Consuming History

    Historians and Heritage in Contemporary Popular Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Jerome de Groot

    Consuming History examines how history works in contemporary popular culture. Analysing a wide range of cultural entities from computer games to daytime television, it investigates the ways in which society consumes history and how a reading of this consumption can help us understand popular…

    Paperback – 2016-02-24 

  • Media Power in Hong Kong

    Hyper-Marketized Media and Cultural Resistance

    By Charles Chi-wai Cheung

    Studies of Hong Kong media primarily examine whether China will crush Hong Kong’s media freedom. This book however traces the root problem of Hong Kong media back to the colonial era, demonstrating that before the resumption of Chinese sovereignty there already existed a uniquely Hong Kong brand of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19 
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Media Across Borders

    Localising TV, Film and Video Games

    Edited by Andrea Esser, Iain Robert Smith, Miguel Á. Bernal-Merino

    This volume provides an overview of localisation practices and trends and reveals its significance in the audiovisual sector. Contributors examine translation practices including dubbing, subtitling and voice-over of finished, ‘canned’ material; the internationalisation and localisation of video…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19 
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Social Media

    Communication, Sharing and Visibility

    By Graham Meikle

    Social media platforms have captured the attention and imagination of many millions of people, enabling their users to develop and display their creativity, to empathize with others, and to find connection, communication and communion. But they are also surveillance systems through which those…

    Paperback – 2016-02-18 

  • The Routledge Companion to Video Game Studies

    Edited by Mark J.P. Wolf, Bernard Perron

    The number of publications dealing with video game studies has exploded over the course of the last decade, but the field has produced few comprehensive reference works. The Routledge Companion to Video Game Studies, compiled by well-known video game scholars Mark J. P. Wolf and Bernard Perron,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-01 

  • The Videogames Handbook

    By James Newman, Iain Simons

    Paperback – 2016-01-01 
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