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  • Paul Lazarsfeld and the Origins of Communications Research

    1st Edition

    By Hynek Jeřábek

    The manuscript discusses the early days of communication research, explicitly the first works of Paul Lazarsfeld’s radio and media research in Vienna, Newark, NJ, Princeton and New York during the years between the early 1930s, and the end of the 1940s. Lazarsfeld’s Viennese radio research,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Political Participation in a Changing World

    Conceptual and Empirical Challenges in the Study of Citizen Engagement, 1st Edition

    By Yannis Theocharis, Jan W. van Deth

    In the last decades, political participation expanded continuously. This expansion includes activities as diverse as voting, tweeting, signing petitions, changing your social media profile, demonstrating, boycotting products, joining flash mobs, attending meetings, throwing seedbombs, and donating…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Trump Presidency, Journalism, and Democracy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert E. Gutsche Jr.

    This book examines the disruptive nature of Trump news – both the news his administration makes and the coverage of it – related to dominant paradigms and ideologies of U.S. journalism. By relying on conceptualizations of media memory and "othering" through news coverage that enhances…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Pursuing an Ethic of Empathy in Journalism

    1st Edition

    By Janet Blank-Libra

    This book advances a journalistic theory of empathy, challenging long-held notions about how best to do journalism. Because the institution of journalism has typically equated empathy and compassion with bias, it has been slow to give the intelligence of the emotions a legitimate place in the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frederick Luis Aldama

    Latina/o popular culture has experienced major growth and change with the expanding demographic of Latina/os in mainstream media. In The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Pop Culture, contributors pay serious critical attention to all facets of Latina/o popular culture including TV, films,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Contemporary Femme Fatale

    Gender, Genre and American Cinema, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Farrimond

    The femme fatale occupies a precarious yet highly visible space in contemporary cinema. From sci-fi alien women to teenage bad girls, filmmakers continue to draw on the notion of the sexy deadly woman in ways which traverse boundaries of genre and narrative. This book charts the articulations of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Materiality and Popular Culture

    The Popular Life of Things, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Malinowska, Karolina Lebek

    This book critically approaches contemporary meanings of materiality and discuses ways in which we understand, experience, and engage with objects through popular culture in our private, social and professional lives. Appropriating Arjun Appadurai’s famous phrase: "the social life of things", with…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Studying Digital Media Audiences

    Perspectives from Australasia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Craig Hight, Ramaswami Harindranath

    Although many digital platforms continue to appropriate and reconfigure familiar forms of media experience, this is an environment which no longer consistently constructs an identifiable 'mass' audience in the terms understood by twentieth century audience researchers. The notion of 'audiencing'…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Matrix Activism

    Global Practices of Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Michela Ardizzoni

    The intersection of virtual and physical spaces at the heart of contemporary political protests is a pivotal element in new practices of activism. In this new and global ecology of dissent and activism, different forces, stakeholders, and spaces, once defiantly discordant, come together to define…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Taiwan Cinema

    International Reception and Social Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kuei-fen Chiu, Ming-yeh Rawnsley, Gary Rawnsley

    The book examines recent developments in Taiwan cinema, with particular focus on a leading contemporary Taiwan filmmaker, Wei Te-sheng, who is responsible for such Asian blockbusters as Cape No.7, Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale and Kano. The book discusses key issues, including…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Silents of Jesus in the Cinema (1897-1927)

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Shepherd

    While Jesus has attracted the sporadic interest of film-makers since the epics of the Sixties, it is often forgotten that between the advent of motion pictures in the 1890s and the close of the "silent" era at the end of the 1920s, some of the longest, most expensive and most watched films on both…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The State of Asian Communication Research and Directions for the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ran Wei

    The 21st century has been called ‘the Asian Century’ by Eastern and Western academics, largely due to the economic and cultural rise of China and India. This volume explores both what this means for communication research, and the implications of Asia’s rising global power for communication…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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