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  • Advertising in MENA Goes Digital

    1st Edition

    By Ilhem Allagui

    An inside story of local, regional and global advertising in the Middle East. Grounded in empirical research and theories, this book explores the evolution of advertising practices, audiences, digital media and communication technologies in increasingly complex MENA environments. Advertising in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge

  • Beyond Prime Time Activism

    Communication Activism and Social Change, 1st Edition

    By Charlotte Ryan, Karen Jeffreys

    In this accessible introduction to communication activism, organizer Karen Jeffreys and sociologist Charlotte Ryan draw on more than two decades of ongoing collaboration, using the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless (RICH) as a case study. The book examines a community with shared values,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-03 
    Routledge
    Media and Communication Activism

  • Analyzing Affective Societies

    Methods and Methodologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antje Kahl

    In recent years, research in the social sciences and cultural studies has increasingly paid attention to the generative power of emotions and affects; that is, to the questions of how far they shape social and cultural processes while being simultaneously shaped by them. However, the literature on…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

  • Screening Characters

    Theories of Character in Film, Television, and Interactive Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johannes Riis, Aaron Taylor

    Characters are central to our experiences of screened fictions and invite a host of questions. The contributors to Screening Characters draw on archival material, interviews, philosophical inquiry, and conceptual analysis in order to give new, thought-provoking answers to these queries. Providing…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

  • Comic Performativities

    Identity, Internet Outrage, and the Aesthetics of Communication, 1st Edition

    By Dustin Goltz

    Comic Performativities: Identity, Internet Outrage, and the Aesthetics of Communication studies patterns of criticism and public debate in the relationship between humour, identity, and offense. In an increasingly reductive and politically charged debate, right-wing pundits argue leftist politics…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    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 – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Self-Reflexive Journalism

    A Corpus Study of Journalistic Culture and Community in the Guardian, 1st Edition

    By Anna Marchi

    This book develops a corpus-assisted approach to the study of self-reflexivity in journalism and examines the ways in which news workers and subsequently, news organizations, choose to promote an identity for themselves and the ideologies that accompany them. Using The Guardian as a case study, the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • The Freshman

    Comedy and Masculinity in 1920s Film and Youth Culture, 1st Edition

    By Christina G. Petersen

    Before the advent of the teenager in the 1940s and the teenpic in the 1950s, The Freshman (Taylor and Newmeyer, 1925) represented 1920s college youth culture as an exclusive world of leisure to a mass audience. Starring popular slapstick comedian Harold Lloyd, The Freshman was a hit with audiences…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Cross-Border Collaborative Journalism

    A Step-By-Step Guide, 1st Edition

    By Brigitte Alfter

    Cross-Border Collaborative Journalism is a detailed guide to transnational reporting, a cutting-edge journalistic strategy. In the twenty-first century, the most pressing political and social issues, such as financial crises, wealth inequality, migration flows and environmental collapse,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge

  • The Aesthetics of Self-Becoming

    How Art Forms Empower, 1st Edition

    By Paul Crowther

    This book shows that art involves an aesthetics of self-becoming, wherein we do not simply consume artistic meaning, but become empowered—by adapting ourselves to what creation in the different art forms makes possible. Paul Crowther argues that the great political task in aesthetics is no longer…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • 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

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