Media Studies Products

  • History of Digital Media

    An Intermedial and Global Perspective

    By Gabriele Balbi, Paolo Magaudda

    This book offers students an accessible introduction to the history of digital media from the birth of the computer to the ubiquitous computing that pervades society today. Taking a historical, intermedial, and global approach, History of Digital Media provides readers with a clear, in-depth…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09 
    Routledge

  • The Videogames Handbook

    By James Newman, Iain Simons

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge
    Media Practice

  • Moralising Poverty

    The ‘Undeserving’ Poor in the Public Gaze

    By Serena Romano

    Hardback – 2016-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Matrix Activism

    Global Practices of Resistance

    By Michela Ardizzoni

    The intersection of virtual and physical spaces at the heart of contemporary political protests is a pivotal element in new practices of activism. In this new and global ecology of dissent and activism, different forces, stakeholders, and spaces, once defiantly discordant, come together to define…

    Hardback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Children, Adolescents, and Media

    The future of research and action

    Edited by Dafna Lemish, Amy Jordan, Vicky Rideout

    Bringing together the leading researchers on children, adolescents, and the media, this books offers their cutting-edge, ‘big picture’ ideas for the future of research and scholarship in the field. Individual chapters focus on topics such as the role of big data in media research, digital literacy,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22 
    Routledge

  • The New Television Handbook

    5th Edition

    By Patricia Holland

    The New Television Handbook provides an exploration of the theory and practice of television at a time when the medium is undergoing radical changes. The book looks at television from the perspective of someone new to the industry, and explores the place of the medium within the constantly changing…

    Paperback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge
    Media Practice

  • The Aesthetics and Affects of Cuteness

    Edited by Joshua Paul Dale, Joyce Goggin, Julia Leyda, Anthony P. McIntyre, Diane Negra

    Cuteness is one of the most culturally pervasive aesthetics of the new millennium and its rapid social proliferation suggests that the affective responses it provokes find particular purchase in a contemporary era marked by intensive media saturation and spreading economic precarity. Rejecting…

    Paperback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge

  • Global Games

    Production in the Digital Game Industry

    By Aphra Kerr

    In the last decade our mobile phones have been infiltrated by angry birds, our computers by leagues of legends and our social networks by pleas for help down on the farm. As digital games have become networked, mobile and casual they have become a pervasive cultural form. Based on original…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Revisiting Imaginary Worlds

    A Subcreation Studies Anthology

    Edited by Mark J.P. Wolf

    The concept of world and the practice of world creation have been with us since antiquity, but they are now achieving unequalled prominence. In this timely anthology of subcreation studies, an international roster of contributors come together to examine the rise and structure of worlds, the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge

  • Socialbots

    Digital Media and the Automation of Sociality

    Edited by Robert Gehl, Maria Bakardjieva

    Many users of the Internet are aware of bots: automated programs that work behind the scenes to come up with search suggestions, check the weather, filter emails, or clean up Wikipedia entries. More recently, a new software robot has been making its presence felt in social media sites such as…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Radio Broadcasting from 1920 to 1990 (1991)

    An Annotated Bibliography

    By Diane F. Carothers

    First published in 1991, this book presents a comprehensive annotated bibliography of radio broadcasting. Its eleven chapter-categories cover almost the entire range of radio broadcasting — with the exception of radio engineering due to its technical complexity although some of the historical…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Television for Women

    New Directions

    Edited by Rachel Moseley, Helen Wheatley, Helen Wood

    Television for Women brings together emerging and established scholars to reconsider the question of ‘television for women’. In the context of the 2000s, when the potential meanings of both terms have expanded and changed so significantly, in what ways might the concept of programming, addressed…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29 
    Routledge

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