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  • (Inter)Facing Death

    Life in Global Uncertainty, 1st Edition

    By Sam Han

    In modern times, death is understood to have undergone a transformation not unlike religion. Whereas in the past it was out in the open, it now resides mostly in specialized spaces of sequestration—funeral homes, hospitals and other medical facilities. A mainstay in so-called traditional societies…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • The Human Factor of Cybercrime

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rutger Leukfeldt, Thomas J. Holt

    Cybercrimes are often viewed as technical offenses that require technical solutions, such as antivirus programs or automated intrusion detection tools. However, these crimes are committed by individuals or networks of people which prey upon human victims and are detected and prosecuted by criminal…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Fitness, Technology and Society

    Amusing Ourselves to Life, 1st Edition

    By Brad Millington

    The fitness industry is experiencing a new boom characterized by the proliferation of interactive and customizable technology, from exercise-themed video games to smartphone apps to wearable fitness trackers. This new technology presents the possibility of boundless self-tracking, generating highly…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge

  • The Playful Undead and Video Games

    Critical Analyses of Zombies and Gameplay, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen J. Webley, Peter Zackariasson

    This book explores the central role of the zombie in contemporary popular culture as they appear in video games. Moving beyond traditional explanations of their enduring appeal – that they embody an aesthetic that combines horror with a mindless target; that lower age ratings for zombie games widen…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • Interfacing Ourselves

    Living in the Digital Age, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cristina Bodinger-deUriarte

    Interfacing Ourselves consists of new work that examines digital life on three levels: individuals and digital identity; relationships routinely intertwining digital and physical connections; and broader institutional and societal realities that define the context of living in the digital age.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14
    Routledge

  • Internet Video Culture in China

    YouTube, Youku, and the Space in Between, 1st Edition

    By Marc L Moskowitz

    Examining Internet culture in the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the US, this book analyzes videos which entertain both English and Chinese-speaking viewers to gain a better understanding of cultural similarities and differences. Each of the chapters in the volume studies…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Media Piracy in the Cultural Economy

    Intellectual Property and Labor Under Neoliberal Restructuring, 1st Edition

    By Gavin Mueller

    This book takes a Marxist approach to the study of media piracy – the production, distribution, and consumption of media texts in violation of intellectual property laws – to examine its place as an endemic feature of the cultural economy since the rise of the Internet. The author explores media…

    Hardback – 2019-04-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Digital Media and Culture

  • Routledge Handbook of Science, Technology, and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Lee Kleinman, Kelly Moore

    Over the last decade or so, the field of science and technology studies (STS) has become an intellectually dynamic interdisciplinary arena. Concepts, methods, and theoretical perspectives are being drawn both from long-established and relatively young disciplines. From its origins in…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • Data Politics

    Worlds, Subjects, Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Didier Bigo, Engin Isin, Evelyn Ruppert

    Data has become a social and political issue because of its capacity to reconfigure relationships between states, subjects, and citizens. This book explores how data has acquired such an important capacity and examines how critical interventions in its uses in both theory and practice are possible.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Political Sociology

  • Streaming Music

    Practices, Media, Cultures, 1st Edition

    By Sofia Johansson, Ann Werner, Patrik Åker, Greg Goldenzwaig

    Streaming Music examines how the Internet has become integrated in contemporary music use, by focusing on streaming as a practice and a technology for music consumption. The backdrop to this enquiry is the digitization of society and culture, where the music industry has undergone profound…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Sex in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul G Nixon, Isabel K. Düsterhöft

    Shifts in societal development resulting from economic and technological advancements have had an impact upon the development of human sexuality and behaviour, and with the expansion of developments such as the Internet and associated technologies, it is likely that further societal shifts will…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Sexualities in Society

  • The Culture of AI

    Everyday Life and the Digital Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Elliott

    In this ground-breaking book, Cambridge-trained sociologist Anthony Elliott argues that much of what passes for conventional wisdom about artificial intelligence is either ill-considered or plain wrong. The reason? The AI revolution is not so much about cyborgs and super-robots in the future, but…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

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