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  • Media Independence

    Working with Freedom or Working for Free?, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Bennett, Niki Strange

    Media independence is central to the organization, make-up, working practices and output of media systems across the globe. Often stemming from western notions of individual and political freedoms, independence has informed the development of media across a range of platforms: from the freedom of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Iranian Cinema in a Global Context

    Policy, Politics, and Form, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Decherney, Blake Atwood

    Iranian films have been the subject of much critical and scholarly attention over the past several decades, and Iranian filmmakers are mainstays of international film festivals. Yet most of the attention has been focused on a small segment of Iranian film production: auteurist art cinema. Iranian…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Moralizing Cinema

    Film, Catholicism, and Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Biltereyst, Daniela Treveri Gennari

    This volume is part of the recent interest in the study of religion and popular media culture (cinema in particular), but it strongly differs from most of this work in this maturing discipline. Contrary to most other edited volumes and monographs on film and religion, Moralizing Cinema will not…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Communicating Climate Change and Energy Security

    New Methods in Understanding Audiences, 1st Edition

    By Greg Philo, Catherine Happer

    This book, drawing on new research conducted for the UK Energy Resource Centre (UKERC), examines the contemporary public debate on climate change and the linked issue of energy security. It analyses the key processes which affect the formation of public attitudes and understanding in these areas,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

  • The Woman's Film of the 1940s

    Gender, Narrative, and History, 1st Edition

    By Alison L. McKee

    This book explores the relationship among gender, desire, and narrative in 1940s woman’s films which negotiate the terrain between public history and private experience. The woman’s film and other form of cinematic melodrama have often been understood as positioning themselves outside history, and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Mobility and Fantasy in Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lewis Johnson

    This volume offers a varied and informed series of approaches to questions of mobility—actual, social, virtual, and imaginary—as related to visual culture. Contributors address these questions in light of important contemporary issues such as migration; globalization; trans-nationality and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Comics and the Senses

    A Multisensory Approach to Comics and Graphic Novels, 1st Edition

    By Ian Hague

    Attempts to define what comics are and explain how they work have not always been successful because they are premised upon the idea that comic strips, comic books and graphic novels are inherently and almost exclusively visual. This book challenges that premise, and asserts that comics is not just…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Women, Workers, and Race in LIFE Magazine

    Hansel Mieth’s Reform Photojournalism, 1934-1955, 1st Edition

    By Dolores Flamiano

    The tension between social reform photography and photojournalism is examined through this study of the life and work of German émigré Hansel Mieth (1909-1998), who made an unlikely journey from migrant farm worker to Life photographer. She was the second woman in that role, after Margaret…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Elizabeth Robins Pennell, Nineteenth-Century Pioneer of Modern Art Criticism

    1st Edition

    By Kimberly Morse Jones

    Mining various archives and newspaper repositories, Elizabeth Robins Pennell, Nineteenth-Century Pioneer of Modern Art Criticism provides the first full-length study of a remarkable woman and heretofore neglected art critic. Pennell, a prolific 'New Art Critic', helped formulate and develop…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • International Perspectives on Shojo and Shojo Manga

    The Influence of Girl Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Masami Toku

    This collaborative book explores the artistic and aesthetic development of shojo, or girl, manga and discusses the significance of both shojo manga and the concept of shojo, or girl culture. It features contributions from manga critics, educators, and researchers from both manga’s home country of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Promiscuity of Network Culture

    Queer Theory and Digital Media, 1st Edition

    By Robert Payne

    Liking, sharing, friending, going viral: what would it mean to recognize these current modes of media interaction as promiscuous? In a contemporary network culture characterized by a proliferation of new forms of intimate mediated sociality, this book argues that promiscuity is a new standard of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Video Games and Social Competence

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

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