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  • The Routledge Companion to Media and Risk

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bishnupriya Ghosh, Bhaskar Sarkar

    This collection presents new work in risk media studies from critical humanities perspectives. Defining, historicizing, and consolidating current scholarship, the volume seeks to shape an emerging field, signposting its generative insights while examining its implicit assumptions. When and under…

    Hardback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Deep Mediatization

    1st Edition

    By Andreas Hepp

    Andreas Hepp takes an integrative look at one of the biggest questions in media and communications research: how digital media is changing society. Often, such questions are discussed in isolation losing sight of the overarching context in which they are situated. Hepp has developed a theory of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Media & Cultural Studies

  • Soft Power With Chinese Characteristics

    China’s Campaign for Hearts and Minds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kingsley Edney, Stanley Rosen, Ying Zhu

    This book examines the Chinese Communist Party’s attempts to improve China’s image around the world, thereby increasing its "soft power." This soft, attractive form of power is crucial if China is to avoid provoking an international backlash against its growing military and economic might. The…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Character Assassination and Reputation Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sergei A. Samoilenko, Martijn Icks, Jennifer Keohane, Eric B. Shiraev

    In modern politics as well as in historical times, character attacks abound. Words and images, like symbolic and psychological weapons, have sullied or destroyed numerous reputations. People mobilize significant material and psychological resources to defend themselves against such attacks. How…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Power Shift? Political Leadership and Social Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Taras, Richard Davis

    Power Shift? Political Leadership and Social Media examines how political leaders have adapted to the challenges of social media, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and memes, among other means of persuasion. Established political leaders now use social media to grab headlines, respond to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Making Sense of Messages

    A Critical Apprenticeship in Rhetorical Criticism, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Stoner

    Making Sense of Messages, now in its second edition, retains the apprenticeship approach which facilitates effectively learning the complex content and skills of rhetorical theory and criticism.  A new chapter on “The Rhetoric of Ignorance” provides needed theory and examples that help students…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09 
    Routledge

  • How Propaganda Became Public Relations

    Foucault and the Corporate Government of the Public, 1st Edition

    By Cory Wimberly

    How Propaganda Became Public Relations pulls back the curtain on propaganda: how it was born, how it works, and how it has masked the bulk of its operations by rebranding itself as public relations. Cory Wimberly uses archival materials and wide variety of sources — Foucault’s work on…

    Hardback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Citizen Media and Practice

    Currents, Connections, Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hilde C. Stephansen, Emiliano Treré

    This groundbreaking collection advances understanding of the concept of media practices by critically interrogating its relevance for the study of citizen and activist media. Media as practice has emerged as a powerful approach to understanding the media’s significance in contemporary society.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge
    Critical Perspectives on Citizen Media

  • The Routledge Companion to Global Television

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shawn Shimpach

    Featuring scholarly perspectives from around the globe and drawing on a legacy of television studies, but with an eye toward the future, this authoritative collection examines both the thoroughly global nature of television and the multiple and varied experiences that constitute television in the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Population, Mobility and Belonging

    Understanding Population Concepts in Media, Culture and Society, 1st Edition

    By Rob Cover

    In a world of increasing mobility and migration, population size and composition come under persistent scrutiny across public policy, public debate, and film and television. Drawing on media, cultural and social theory approaches, this book takes a fresh look at the concept of ‘population’ as a term…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge

  • Televised Presidential Debates and Public Policy

    2nd Edition

    By Sidney Kraus

    With this second edition, Kraus continues his examination of formal presidential debates, considering the experience of television in presidential elections, reviewing what has been learned about televised debates, and evaluating that knowledge in the context of the election process, specifically,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Political Public Relations

    Concepts, Principles, and Applications, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Jesper Stromback, Spiro Kiousis

    The second edition of Political Public Relations offers an interdisciplinary overview of the latest theory and research in the still emerging field of political public relations. The book continues its international orientation in order to fully contextualize the field amidst the various political…

    Paperback – 2019-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

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