Media Effects Products

  • Algorithmic Life

    Calculative Devices in the Age of Big Data

    Edited by Louise Amoore, Volha Piotukh

    This book critically explores forms and techniques of calculation that emerge with digital computation, and their implications. The contributors demonstrate that digital calculative devices matter beyond their specific functions as they progressively shape, transform and govern all areas of our…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18 

  • Media Effects and Society

    2nd Edition

    By Elizabeth M. Perse, Jennifer Lambe

    Media Effects and Society provides an in-depth look at media effects and offers a theoretical foundation for understanding mass media's impact on individuals and society. Working from the assumption that media effects are common and are often underestimated, the text focuses on dominant areas of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-01 
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Refining Milestone Mass Communications Theories for the 21st Century

    Edited by Ran Wei

    The ‘Milestones’ essays in Mass Communication and Society are reflective and analytical articles by the most notable scholars in the field. These classic essays address 21st century issues from the pioneers of media and communication studies, including Elihu Katz on new media and social movements,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-15 

  • The Future of Internet Policy

    Edited by Peter Decherney, Victor Pickard

    All of the short essays in this volume look past the rhetoric of technological determinism and reliance on the natural logic of the market to consider the power of law and policy to steer new media in one direction or another. Many of the essays look backwards through history or outwards across…

    Hardback – 2015-10-12 

  • Talk Show Campaigns

    Presidential Candidates on Daytime and Late Night Television

    By Michael Parkin

    Over the past twenty years, presidential candidates have developed an entertainment talk show strategy in which they routinely chat with the likes of Oprah Winfrey, David Letterman, and Jon Stewart. In fact, between 1992 and 2012, there have been more than 200 candidate interviews on daytime and…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • The Video Game Debate

    Unravelling the Physical, Social, and Psychological Effects of Video Games

    Edited by Rachel Kowert, Thorsten Quandt

    Do video games cause violent, aggressive behavior? Can online games help us learn? When it comes to video games, these are often the types of questions raised by popular media, policy makers, scholars, and the general public. In this collection, international experts review the latest research…

    Paperback – 2015-09-01

  • The Media, Animal Conservation and Environmental Education

    Edited by John Blewitt

    Natural History filmmaking has a long history but the generic boundaries between it and environmental and conservation filmmaking are blurred. Nature, environment and animal imagery has been a mainstay of television, campaigning organisations and conservation bodies from Greenpeace to the Sierra…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23

  • Making Sense of Mediatized Politics

    Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives

    Edited by Jesper Strömbäck, Frank Esser

    Over time and across Western democracies, the media has become increasingly influential, and a great deal more political processes have become altered, shaped or structured by the media and the perceived need of individuals, organizations and social systems to communicate with or through the media.…

    Hardback – 2015-04-01
    Journalism Studies

  • Neuroscience and Media

    New Understandings and Representations

    Edited by Michael Grabowski

    This volume explores how advances in the fields of evolutionary neuroscience and cognitive psychology are informing media studies with a better understanding of how humans perceive, think and experience emotion within mediated environments. The book highlights interdisciplinary and…

    Hardback – 2014-12-17
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Video Games and Social Competence

    By Rachel Kowert

    Despite their popularity, online video games have been met with suspicion by the popular media and academic community. In particular, there is a growing concern that online video game play may be associated with deficits in social functioning. Due to a lack of empirical consistency, the debate…

    Hardback – 2014-12-15
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • Entertainment Media and Politics

    Advances in Effects-Based Research

    Edited by Robert Lance Holbert

    The prominence of politically-themed entertainment is evident across the global media landscape. Given its popularity, it is important to gain a firm understanding of the mechanisms through which this diverse and multi-faceted content can generate democratic outcomes. In addition, it is essential…

    Hardback – 2014-12-05

  • Mind and Media

    The Effects of Television, Video Games, and Computers

    By Patricia M. Greenfield

    Patricia M. Greenfield was one of the first psychologists to present new research on how various media can be used to promote social growth and thinking skills. In this now classic, she argues that each medium can make a contribution to development, that each has strengths and weaknesses, and that…

    Paperback – 2014-11-20
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

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