Media Psychology Products

  • The Political Economy of Celebrity Activism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nathan Farrell

    This edited collection brings together scholarly works of both a theoretical and empirical nature to critically analyse the forms and functions of the contemporary celebrity activist, and to examine how these intersect with the political economic structures in which celebrity activists operate.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Star Power

    American Democracy in the Age of the Celebrity Candidate, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Wright

    Are celebrity politics the spice of American public life or a pox on policy progress? This book identifies and measures the attributes of celebrities that make them well-equipped to win campaigns and yet poorly prepared to govern effectively. The framers of the US Constitution worried about the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge
    Media and Power

  • Graphic Violence

    Illustrated Theories about Violence, Popular Media, and Our Social Lives, 1st Edition

    By Emily Edwards, Tristan Fuller

    Graphic Violence provides an innovative introduction to the relationship between violence and visual media, discussing how media consumers and producers can think critically about and interact with violent visual content. It comprehensively surveys predominant theories of media violence and the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-23 
    Routledge

  • Media Effects

    Advances in Theory and Research, 4th Edition

    Edited by Mary Beth Oliver, Arthur A. Raney, Jennings Bryant

    Now in its fourth edition, Media Effects again features essays from some of the finest scholars in the field and serves as a comprehensive reference volume for scholars, teachers, and students. This edition contains both new and updated content that reflects our media-saturated environments,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • A Cognitive Psychology of Mass Communication

    7th Edition

    By Fred W. Sanborn, Richard Jackson Harris

    In a constantly changing media landscape, A Cognitive Psychology of Mass Communication is the go-to text for any course that examines mass communication from a psychological perspective. Now in its seventh edition, the book continues its exploration of how our experiences with media affect the way…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Positive Communication

    Contributions of an Emerging Community of Research on Communication for Happiness and Social Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by José Antonio Muñiz Velázquez, Cristina M. Pulido

    The Routledge Handbook of Positive Communication forms a comprehensive reference point for cross-disciplinary approaches to understanding the central role of communication in the construction of hedonic and eudemonic happiness,or subjective and psychological well-being. Including contributions from…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Communication Studies

  • The Death of Web 2.0

    Ethics, Connectivity and Recognition in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By Greg Singh

    With all our contemporary connectivity, are we really connected? What does the nature of connectivity tell us about interpersonal and community relationships? What ethical concerns are raised through an always-on culture? Communication in today’s world is characterised by a condition of persistent,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-10
    Routledge

  • Emotion in Animated Films

    1st Edition

    Edited by Meike Uhrig

    Ranging from blockbuster movies to experimental shorts or documentaries to scientific research, computer animation shapes a great part of media communication processes today. Be it the portrayal of emotional characters in moving films or the creation of controllable emotional stimuli in scientific…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • The Uncertain Image

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ulrik Ekman, Daniela Agostinho, Nanna Bonde Thylstrup, Kristin Veel

    Citizens of networked societies are almost incessantly accompanied by ecologies of images. These ecologies of still and moving images present a paradox of uncertainties emerging along with certainties. Images appear more certain as the technical capacities that render them visible increase. At the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge

  • Evolutionary Psychology and Digital Games

    Digital Hunter-Gatherers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johannes Breuer, Daniel Pietschmann, Benny Liebold, Benjamin P. Lange

    Evolutionary Psychology and Digital Games: Digital Hunter-Gatherers is the first edited volume that systematically applies evolutionary psychology to the study of the use and effects of digital games. The book is divided into four parts: Theories and Methods Emotion and Morality Social…

    Hardback – 2018-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • Addictive Consumption

    Capitalism, Modernity and Excess, 1st Edition

    By Gerda Reith

    In this engaging new book, Gerda Reith explores key theoretical concepts in the sociology of consumption. Drawing on the ideas of Foucault, Marx and Bataille, amongst others, she investigates the ways that understandings of ‘the problems of consumption’ change over time, and asks what these changes…

    Paperback – 2018-09-14
    Routledge

  • Working with Video Gamers and Games in Therapy

    A Clinician's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Anthony M. Bean

    Working with Video Gamers and Games in Therapy moves beyond stereotypes about video game addiction and violence to consider the role that games play in psychological experiences and mental health. Chapters examine the factors that compel individual gamers to select and identify with particular…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21
    Routledge

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