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  • The Routledge Companion to Imaginary Worlds

    Edited by Mark J.P. Wolf

    This companion provides a definitive and cutting-edge guide to the study of imaginary and virtual worlds across a range of media including literature, television, film, and games. From the Star Trek universe, Thomas More’s classic Utopia, and J. R. R. Tolkien’s Arda, to elaborate, user-created…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • The Nostalgic Sublime and the Role of Terror in Contemporary Culture

    By Matthew Leggatt

    This book re-examines the role of the sublime across a range of disparate cultural texts, from architecture and art, to literature, digital technology, and film, detailing a worrying trend towards nostalgia and arguing that, although the sublime has the potential to be the most powerful uniting…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture

    A Comprehensive Guide to Gender Studies, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Rosemarie Buikema, Liedeke Plate, Kathrin Thiele

    Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture is a comprehensive gender studies textbook with an international focus and relevance across a broad range of academic disciplines. Covering an array of topics, theories and approaches to gender studies, it introduces students to the study of gender through…

    Paperback – 2017-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Online Journalism from the Periphery

    Interloper Media and the Journalistic Field

    By Scott Eldridge II

    Online Journalism from the Periphery explores how a range of new media actors, communicating online, have challenged us to think differently about the journalistic field. Emerging from the disruption of digital technology, these new actors have been met with resistance by an existing core of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Media Studies and Digital Humanities

    Edited by Jentery Sayers

    Although the fields of media studies and digital humanities are both well established, their overlaps have not been examined in depth. This comprehensive collection fills that gap, giving students, scholars, and media studies practitioners a cutting-edge guide to understanding the array of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge

  • Media Practices, Social Movements, and Performativity

    Transdisciplinary Approaches

    Edited by Susanne Foellmer, Margreth Lünenborg, Christoph Raetzsch

    As individuals incorporate new forms of media into their daily routines, these media transform individuals’ engagement with networks of heterogeneous actors. Using the concept of media practices, this volume looks at processes of social and political transformation in diverse regions of the world…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Geomedia Studies

    Spaces and Mobilities in Mediatized Worlds

    Edited by Karin Fast, André Jansson, Johan Lindell, Linda Ryan Bengtsson, Mekonnen Tesfahuney

    This book introduces and develops the concept of geomedia studies as the name of a particular subfield of communication geography. Despite the accelerating societal relevance of ‘geomedia’ technologies for the production of various spaces, mobilities, and power-relations, and the unquestionable…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media

    Edited by Gary D. Rawnsley, Ming-yeh T. Rawnsley

    Gary D. Rawnsley is a Professor of Public Diplomacy, Aberystwyth University, UK. Ming-yeh T. Rawnsley is Research Associate, Centre of Taiwan Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and Associate Fellow, China Policy Institute, University of Nottingham, UK.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge

  • Fake News

    Falsehood, fabrication and fantasy in journalism

    By Brian McNair

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Disruptions

  • Emotions as Commodities

    Capitalism, Consumption and Authenticity

    Edited by Eva Illouz

    Capitalism has made rationality into a pervasive feature of human action and yet, far from heralding a loss of emotionality, capitalist culture has been accompanied with an unprecedented intensification of emotional life. This raises a puzzle:  how could we have become increasingly rationalized and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Digital Memory Studies

    Media Pasts in Transition

    Edited by Andrew Hoskins

    Digital media, networks and archives reimagine and revitalize individual, social and cultural memory but they also ensnare it, bringing it under new forms of control. Understanding these paradoxical conditions of remembering and forgetting through today’s technologies needs bold interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Queercore

    Queer Punk Media Subculture

    By Curran Nault

    Queercore is a queer and punk transmedia movement that was instigated in 1980s Toronto via the pages of the underground fanzine ("zine") J.D.s. Authored by G.B. Jones and Bruce LaBruce, J.D.s. declared "civil war" on the punk and gay and lesbian mainstreams, consolidating a subculture of likeminded…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender, Sexuality, and Media

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