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  • Gaming and the Divine

    A New Systematic Theology of Video Games, 1st Edition

    By Frank G. Bosman

    This book formulates a new theological approach to the study of religion in gaming. Video games have become one of the most important cultural artefacts of modern society, both as mediators of cultural, social, and religious values and in terms of commercial success. This has led to a significant…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Reporting Inequality

    Tools and Methods for Covering Race and Ethnicity, 1st Edition

    By Sally Lehrman, Venise Wagner

    Under increasingly intense newsroom demands, reporters often find it difficult to cover the complexity of topics that deal with racial and social inequality. This path-breaking book lays out simple, effective reporting strategies that equip journalists to investigate disparity’s root causes.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-27 
    Routledge

  • The Lost Child Complex in Australian Film

    Jung, Story and Playing Beneath the Past, 1st Edition

    By Terrie Waddell

    The mythologising of lost and abandoned children significantly influences Australian storytelling. In The Lost Child Complex in Australian Film, Terrie Waddell looks at the concept of the ‘lost child’ from a psychological and cultural perspective. Taking an interdisciplinary Jungian approach, she…

    Paperback – 2019-03-26 
    Routledge

  • Social Media Campaigning in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Darren G. Lilleker, Karolina Koc-Michalska, Ralph Negrine, Rachel Gibson, Thierry Vedel, Sylvie Strudel

    Studies of election campaigns have shown an increased employment of websites, weblog tools, email and social media by political campaigners, as well as the use of similar platforms by citizens to find information, communicate about elections or engage more generally in political issues. This…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26 
    Routledge

  • Discourse Analysis and Austerity

    Critical Studies from Economics and Linguistics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Power, Tanweer Ali, Eva Lebdušková

    In the immediate aftermath of the global financial crisis of 2008, governments around the developed world coordinated policy moves to stimulate economic activity and avert a depression. In subsequent years, however, cuts to public expenditure, or austerity, have become the dominant narrative in…

    Hardback – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • MediaWriting

    Print, Broadcast, and Public Relations, 5th Edition

    By W. Richard Whitaker, Ronald D. Smith, Janet E. Ramsey

    MediaWriting is an invaluable resource for students planning to enter the dynamic and changing world of media writing in the twenty-first century. With easy-to-read chapters, a wealth of updated, real-world examples, and helpful "How To" boxes throughout, this textbook explains the various styles…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge

  • Convergent Wrestling

    Participatory Culture, Transmedia Storytelling, and Intertextuality in the Squared Circle, 1st Edition

    Edited by CarrieLynn D. Reinhard, Christopher J. Olson

    This book examines how the current era of "convergence" has affected, and is reflected in, the world of professional wrestling, which combines several different genres, including drama, action, comedy, horror, science fiction, and even romance. Professional wrestling’s business practices exist…

    Hardback – 2019-03-22 
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Classical Hollywood Film Cycles

    1st Edition

    By Zoe Wallin

    This book explores the ways in which Hollywood film cycles from the 1930s to the 1960s were shaped by their surrounding industrial contexts and market environments, to build an inclusive conception of the form, operation, and function of film cycles. By foregrounding patterns of distribution,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Reporting China on the Rise

    Habitus and Prisms of China Correspondents, 1st Edition

    By Yuan Zeng

    Drawing on the structural-constructivist framework of journalistic field and habitus, Reporting China on the Rise examines the internal and external dynamics which are shaping the work of foreign correspondents in China during Xi Jinping’s tenure. This study presents findings from extensive…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Communication and Society

  • Digital Transactions in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adrian Athique, Emma Baulch

    This book presents a comprehensive overview of transactional forms of the digital across the Asian region by addressing the platforms and infrastructures that shape the digital experience. Contributors argue that each and every encounter mediated by the digital carries with it a functional exchange…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Digital Media and Culture in Asia

  • Proceedings of the International Workshop on Applications of Neural Networks to Telecommunications 2

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joshua Alspector, Rodney Goodman

    This second International Workshop on Applications of Neural Networks to Telecommunications (IWANNT), like the first, was motivated by needs in the rapidly changing telecommunications industry. The last workshop featured an electronic version of the proceedings which was accessible to interested…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge

  • Televised Presidential Debates and Public Policy

    2nd Edition

    By Sidney Kraus

    With this second edition, Kraus continues his examination of formal presidential debates, considering the experience of television in presidential elections, reviewing what has been learned about televised debates, and evaluating that knowledge in the context of the election process, specifically,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

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