Media Psychology Products

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

  • The Dark Side of Social Media

    A Consumer Psychology Perspective

    Edited by Angeline Close Scheinbaum

    The Dark Side of Social Media takes a consumer psychology perspective to online consumer behavior in the context of social media, focusing on concerns for consumers, organizations, and brands. Using the concepts of digital drama and digital over-engagement, established as well as emerging scholars…

    Paperback – 2017-09-18 
    Routledge

  • Race and Gender in Electronic Media

    Content, Context, Culture

    Edited by Rebecca Ann Lind

    This volume will feature research examining the consequences, implications, and opportunities associated with issues of diversity in the electronic media. The topics of gender and race in electronic media have been hot topics of study and remain so today. The book will consider race and gender…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Electronic Media Research Series

  • The Psychology of Entertainment Media

    Blurring the Lines Between Entertainment and Persuasion, 2nd Edition

    Edited by L. J. Shrum

    In this volume, psychologists and communication experts present theory on understanding and predicting how learning occurs through media consumption. As the impact of traditional advertising has declined over the last couple of decades, marketers have scrambled to find other ways to effectively…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • Online Consumer Behavior

    Theory and Research in Social Media, Advertising and E-tail

    Edited by Angeline Close Scheinbaum

    Social media (e.g., Facebook, LinkedIn, Groupon, Twitter) have changed the way consumers and advertisers behave. It is crucial to understand how consumers think, feel and act regarding social media, online advertising, and online shopping. Business practitioners, students and marketers are trying…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Marketing and Consumer Psychology Series

  • Film and Religion

    Edited by S. Brent Plate

    The four volumes of 'Film and Religion' will present a range of scholarly articles, mainly since 1990, which offer a critical overview of the interdisciplinary field from a number of perspectives. It is an international collection that includes attention to popular Hollywood and 'arthouse' films…

    Hardback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Psychology Press
    Researching Social Psychology

  • 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 – 2017-02-24
    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

  • 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

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