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  • The Digital Academic

    Critical Perspectives on Digital Technologies in Higher Education

    Edited by Deborah Lupton, Inger Mewburn, Pat Thomson

    Academic work, like many other professional occupations, has increasingly become digitised. This book brings together leading scholars who examine the impacts, possibilities, politics and drawbacks of working in the contemporary university, using digital technologies. The contributors take a…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge

  • Digitization

    Theories and Concepts for Empirical Cultural Research

    Edited by Gertraud Koch

    In recent years, digital technologies have become pervasive in academic and everyday life. This comprehensive volume covers a wide range of concepts for studying the new cultural dynamics that are evident as a result of digitization. It considers how the cultural changes triggered by digitization…

    Hardback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

  • Between the Public and Private in Mobile Communication

    Edited by Ana Serrano Tellería

    Mobile devices’ impact on daily life has raised relevant questions regarding public and private space and communication. Both the technological environment (operating systems, platforms, apps) and media ecosystems (interface design, participatory culture, social media) influence how users deal with…

    Hardback – 2017-06-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Identity and Play in Interactive Digital Media

    Ergodic Ontogeny

    By Sara M. Cole

    Recent shifts in new literacy studies have expanded definitions of text, reading/viewing, and literacy itself. The inclusion of non-traditional media forms is essential, as texts beyond written words, images, or movement across a screen are becoming ever more prominent in media studies. Included in…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • The Culture of Digital Fighting Games

    Performance and Practice

    By Todd Harper

    This book examines the complex network of influences that collide in the culture of digital fighting games. Players from all over the world engage in competitive combat with one another, forming communities in both real and virtual spaces, attending tournaments and battling online via…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • E-Research in Educational Contexts

    The roles of technologies, ethics and social media

    Edited by Jocelyn Wishart, Michael Thomas

    This book explores the impact of e-research in education and the opportunities presented by a new generation of research approaches and tools. ‘E-research’ is an umbrella term that encompasses all digital research methods used for data collection and analysis including those involving handheld…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge

  • Technologies of Consumer Labor

    A History of Self-Service

    By Michael Palm

    This book documents and examines the history of technology used by consumers to serve oneself. The telephone’s development as a self-service technology functions as the narrative spine, beginning with the advent of rotary dialing eliminating most operator services and transforming every local…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Boredom Studies Reader

    Frameworks and Perspectives

    Edited by Michael E. Gardiner, Julian Jason Haladyn

    Boredom Studies is an increasingly rich and vital area of contemporary research that examines the experience of boredom as an importan – even quintessential – condition of modern life. This anthology of newly commissioned essays focuses on the historical and theoretical potential of this modern…

    Hardback – 2016-10-07
    Routledge

  • Dialogues on Mobile Communication

    By Adriana de Souza e Silva

    In this book, top scholars in the field of mobile communication discuss the major issues related to the use of mobile phones in today’s society, such as the tension between private and public, youth mobile culture, creative appropriations of mobile devices, and mobile methods. Each chapter unfolds…

    Paperback – 2016-10-05
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • The Leisure Commons

    A Spatial History of Web 2.0

    By Payal Arora

    There is much excitement about Web 2.0 as an unprecedented, novel, community-building space for experiencing, producing, and consuming leisure, particularly through social network sites. What is needed is a perspective that is invested in neither a utopian or dystopian posture but sees historical…

    Paperback – 2016-08-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Software, Infrastructure, Labor

    A Media Theory of Logistical Nightmares

    By Ned Rossiter

    Infrastructure makes worlds. Software coordinates labor. Logistics governs movement. These pillars of contemporary capitalism correspond with the materiality of digital communication systems on a planetary scale. Ned Rossiter theorizes the force of logistical media to discern how subjectivity and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge

  • Exploring Videogames with Deleuze and Guattari

    Towards an affective theory of form

    By Colin Cremin

    Videogames are a unique artistic form, and to analyse and understand them an equally unique language is required. Cremin turns to Deleuze and Guattari’s non-representational philosophy to develop a conceptual toolkit for thinking anew about videogames and our relationship to them. Rather than…

    Paperback – 2015-08-10
    Routledge

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