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  • Community Media and Identity in Ireland

    1st Edition

    By Jack Rosenberry

    This book explores how Ireland’s community media outlets reflect and shape identity at the local level. While aspects of its culture date back centuries, the nation-state of Ireland is less than one hundred years old. Because of this and other elements of the island’s history, Irish…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Community Filmmaking

    Diversity, Practices and Places, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarita Malik, Caroline Chapain, Roberta Comunian

    This book examines the role of community filmmaking in society and its connection with issues of cultural diversity, innovation, policy and practice in various places. Deploying a range of examples from Europe, North America, Australia and Hong Kong, the chapters show that film emerging from…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Adolescents and Their Social Media Narratives

    A Digital Coming of Age, 1st Edition

    By Jill Walsh

    Adolescents are forging a new path to self-development, taking advantage of the technology at their fingertips to produce desired results.In Adolescents and Their Social Media Narratives, Walsh specifically explores how social media impacts teenagers' personal development. Indeed, through…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Childcare Workers, Global Migration and Digital Media

    1st Edition

    By Youna Kim

    This book explores the transnational mobility, everyday life and digital media use of childcare workers living and working abroad. Focusing specifically on Filipina, Indonesian, and Sri Lankan nannies in Europe, it offers insights as to the causes and implications of women’s mobility, using data…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Four Theories of the Press

    60 Years and Counting, 1st Edition

    By Maira T. Vaca-Baqueiro

    The links between distinctive political regimes and media systems are undeniable. As Siebert, Peterson and Schramm wrote (1956: 1) 60 years ago: ‘the press always takes on the form and coloration of the social and political structures within which it operates’. Nevertheless, today’s world and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Film Comedy and the American Dream

    1st Edition

    By Zach Sands

    Film Comedy and the American Dream is an examination of national identity in the era of the American superpower as projected in popular comedic films that center on issues of upward mobility. It is the story of what made audiences laugh and why, and what this says about the changing shape of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Hermeneutic Humility and the Political Theology of Cinema

    Blind Paul, 1st Edition

    By Sean Desilets

    This book revisits the tradition of Western religious cinema in light of scholarship on St. Paul’s political theology. The book’s subtitle derives from the account in the Book of Acts that St. Paul was temporarily blinded in the wake of his conversion on the road to Damascus. In imitation of Paul,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Girlhood on Disney Channel

    Branding, Celebrity, and Femininity, 1st Edition

    By Morgan Genevieve Blue

    Since the early 2000s, Disney Channel has been dominated by original live-action programming popular among tween girls. The shows’ successes rely not only on their popularity among girl audiences, but also on the development of star personae by girl performers, such as Raven-Symoné, Miley Cyrus,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Horror Television in the Age of Consumption

    Binging on Fear, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kimberly Jackson, Linda Belau

    Characterized as it is by its interest in and engagement with the supernatural, psycho-social formations, the gothic, and issues of identity and subjectivity, horror has long functioned as an allegorical device for interrogations into the seamier side of cultural foundations. This collection,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Made in Sweden

    Studies in Popular Music, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alf Björnberg, Thomas Bossius

    Made in Sweden: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and rigorous introduction to the history, sociology and musicology of twentieth-century Swedish popular music. The volume consists of essays by leading scholars of Swedish popular music and covers the major figures, styles…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Early Race Filmmaking in America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Lupack

    The early years of the twentieth century were a formative time in the long history of struggle for black representation. More than any other medium, movies reflected the tremendous changes occurring in American society. Unfortunately, since they drew heavily on the nineteenth-century theatrical…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Film Text Analysis

    New Perspectives on the Analysis of Filmic Meaning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janina Wildfeuer, John A. Bateman

    This book examines film as a multimodal text and an audiovisual synthesis, bringing together current work within the fields of narratology, philosophy, multimodal analysis, sound as well as cultural studies in order to cover a wide range of international academic interest. The book provides new…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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