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  • Lifestyle TV

    By Laurie Ouellette

    From HGTV and the Food Network to Keeping Up With the Kardashians, television is preoccupied with the pursuit and exhibition of lifestyle. Lifestyle TV analyzes a burgeoning array of lifestyle formats on network and cable channels, from how-to and advice programs to hybrid reality entertainment…

    Paperback – 2016-03-02 
    Routledge Television Guidebooks

  • Media Across Borders

    Localising TV, Film and Video Games

    Edited by Andrea Esser, Iain Robert Smith, Miguel Á. Bernal-Merino

    This volume provides an overview of localisation practices and trends and reveals its significance in the audiovisual sector. Contributors examine translation practices including dubbing, subtitling and voice-over of finished, ‘canned’ material; the internationalisation and localisation of video…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19 
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Digital Politics and Culture in Contemporary India

    The Making of an Info-Nation

    By Biswarup Sen

    The relationship between information and the nation-state is typically portrayed as a face-off involving repressive state power and democratic flows: Twitter and the Arab Spring, Google in China, WikiLeaks and the U.S. State Department. Less attention has been paid to those scenarios where states…

    Hardback – 2016-02-10 
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Robot Ecology and the Science Fiction Film

    By J. P. Telotte

    This book offers the first specific application in film studies of what is generally known as ecology theory, shifting attention from history to the (in this case media) environment. It takes the robot as its subject because it has attained a status that resonates not only with some of the key…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01 
    Routledge Focus on Film Studies

  • Hollywood in the Age of Television

    Edited by Tino Balio

    This collection of papers examines the evolving relationship between the motion picture industry and television from the 1940s onwards. The institutional and technological histories of the film and TV industries are looked at, concluding that Hollywood and television had a symbiotic relationship…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • U.S. Media and Migration

    Refugee Oral Histories

    By Sarah C. Bishop

    Using oral history, ethnography, and close readings of media, Sarah C. Bishop probes the myriad and sometimes conflicting ways refugees interpret and use mediated representations of life in the United States. Guided by 74 refugee narrators from Bhutan, Burma, Iraq, and Somalia, U.S. Media and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-24 

  • Performing Memory in Art and Popular Culture

    Edited by Liedeke Plate, Anneke Smelik

    This volume pursues a new line of research in cultural memory studies by understanding memory as a performative act in art and popular culture. The authors take their cue from the observation that art and popular culture enact memory and generate processes of memory. They do memory, and in this…

    Paperback – 2015-12-23 
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • TV Outside the Box

    Trailblazing in the Digital Television Revolution

    By Neil Landau

    TV Outside the Box: Trailblazing in the Digital Television Revolution explores the new and exploding universe of on-demand, OTT (Over the Top) networks: Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, Crackle, CW Seed, Vimeo, AwesomenessTV, and many more. Featuring in-depth conversations with game-changing content creators…

    Paperback – 2015-12-22 
    Focal Press

  • Television News and Human Rights in the US & UK

    The Violations Will Not Be Televised

    By Shawna M. Brandle

    Does the CNN Effect exist? Political communications scholars have debated the influence of television news coverage on international affairs since television news began, especially in relation to the coverage of massive human rights violations. These debates have only intensified in the last 20…

    Hardback – 2015-12-21 
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Reporting Cultures on 60 Minutes

    Missing the Finnish Line in an American Newscast

    By Donal Carbaugh

    Paperback – 2015-12-01 

  • Writing for Television

    By Sir Basil Bartlett

    This book, first published in 1955, was written at the request of the BBC in an attempt to help the professional writer to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the television medium. This title will be of interest to students of history, literature and media studies, and will also appeal…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Representations of Black Women in the Media

    The Damnation of Black Womanhood

    By Marquita Marie Gammage

    In 1920 W.E.B. Du Bois cited the damnation of women as linked to the devaluation of motherhood. This dilemma, he argues, had a crushing blow on Black women as they were forced into slavery. Black womanhood, portrayed as hypersexual by nature, became an enduring stereotype which did not coincide…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

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