Media Psychology Products

  • New Perspectives on the Social Aspects of Digital Gaming

    Multiplayer 2

    Edited by Rachel Kowert, Thorsten Quandt

    Expanding on the work in the volume Multiplayer, this new book explores several other areas related to social gaming in detail. The aim is to go beyond a typical "edited book" concept, and offer a very concise volume with several focal points that are most relevant for the current debate about…

    Hardback – 2017-03-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • Television and the Aggressive Child

    A Cross-national Comparison

    Edited by L. Rowell Huesmann, Leonard D. Eron

    The research presented in this book, originally published in 1986, looks to pinpoint the psychological processes involved in the media violence-aggression relation. Expanding on earlier studies, the compilation of essays here delves deeply into aggression study and compares results about media…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Television

  • Race and Gender in Electronic Media

    Content, Context, Culture

    Edited by Rebecca Ann Lind

    This volume examines the consequences, implications, and opportunities associated with issues of diversity in the electronic media. With a focus on race and gender, the chapters represent diverse approaches, including social scientific, humanistic, critical, and rhetorical. The contributors…

    Hardback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge
    Electronic Media Research Series

  • The Routledge Handbook of Media Use and Well-Being

    International Perspectives on Theory and Research on Positive Media Effects

    Edited by Leonard Reinecke, Mary Beth Oliver

    The Routledge Handbook of Media Use and Well-Being serves as the first international review of the current state of this fast-developing area of research. The volume provides a multifaceted perspective on the beneficial as well as the detrimental effects of media exposure on psychological health…

    Hardback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge

  • Media and Social Life

    Edited by Mary Beth Oliver, Arthur A. Raney

    Our use of media touches on almost all aspects of our social lives, be they friendships, parent-child relationships, emotional lives, or social stereotypes. How we understand ourselves and others is now largely dependent on how we perceive ourselves and others in media, how we interact with one…

    Paperback – 2016-05-06
    Routledge
    Electronic Media Research Series

  • Islam and the Media

    Edited by Anna Piela

    This collection aims to illustrate the variety of different Islamic mediated expressions, both in Muslim-majority and Muslim-minority contexts. The study of the myriad of ways in which Islam is mediated in today’s world is important, because the media (both traditional, i.e print and broadcast, and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-01
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Television and Social Behavior

    Beyond Violence and Children / A Report of the Committee on Television and Social Behavior, Social Science Research Council

    Edited by Stephen B. Withey, Ronald P. Abeles

    This book, published originally in 1980, addressed the needs for a profile of televised violence which considered the advantages and disadvantages of various measures and for a furthering of research directions beyond the then-popular emphasis on children. The Committee on Television and Social…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Television

  • Remote Control

    Television, Audiences, and Cultural Power

    Edited by Ellen Seiter, Hans Borchers, Gabriele Kreutzner, Eva-Maria Warth

    The ways in which we watch television tell us much about our views of gender, the family and society. Bringing together the leading experts in the field of audience studies, this book investigates how viewers watch television, and what they think about the programmes they see. Originally published…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Television

  • Psychology of Fear, Crime and the Media

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Derek Chadee

    The media continue to have a significant persuasive influence on the public perception of crime, even when the information presented is not reflective of the crime rate or actual crime itself. There have been numerous theoretical studies on fear of crime in the media, but few have considered this…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09
    Psychology Press
    Researching Social Psychology

  • Audience Research Methodologies

    Between Innovation and Consolidation

    Edited by Geoffroy Patriarche, Helena Bilandzic, Jakob Linaa Jensen, Jelena Jurišić

    The transformations of people’s relations to media content, technologies and institutions raise new methodological challenges and opportunities for audience research. This edited volume aims at contributing to the development of the repertoire of methods and methodologies for audience research by…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

  • The Antihero in American Television

    By Margrethe Bruun Vaage

    The antihero prevails in recent American drama television series. Characters such as mobster kingpin Tony Soprano (The Sopranos), meth cook and gangster-in-the-making Walter White (Breaking Bad) and serial killer Dexter Morgan (Dexter) are not morally good, so how do these television series make us…

    Hardback – 2015-10-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

  • 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
    Routledge

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