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  • The Future of Internet Policy

    Edited by Peter Decherney, Victor Pickard

    All of the short essays in this volume look past the rhetoric of technological determinism and reliance on the natural logic of the market to consider the power of law and policy to steer new media in one direction or another. Many of the essays look backwards through history or outwards across…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Networking the Globe

    New Technologies and the Postcolonial

    Edited by Florian Stadtler, Ole Birk Laursen

    Contemporary events which have catastrophic global ramifications such as the current economic crisis or on-going conflicts across the globe are not only mediated by super-fast digital communication and information networks, but also conditioned by the presence of rapidly advancing technologies.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Fan Identities and Practices in Context

    Dedicated to Music

    Edited by Mark Duffett

    Popular music is not simply a series of musicians, moments, genres or recordings. Audiences matter; and the most ardent audience members are the fans. To be a fan is to feel a connection with music. The study of fandom has begun to emerge as a vital strand of academic research, one that offers a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Media Fandom

    Edited by Melissa Click, Suzanne Scott

    The Routledge Companion to Media Fandom brings together an internationally and interdisciplinarily diverse group of established scholars to reflect on the state of fan studies and to point to new research directions. Engaging an impressive array of media texts and formats and incorporating a…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Women Behind Bars

    Issues in Prison Life from Orange Is the New Black

    Edited by Shirley A. Jackson, Laurie Gordy

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Radio Wars

    Broadcasting During the Cold War

    Edited by Linda Risso

    During the Cold War, radio broadcasting played an important role in the ideological confrontation between East and West. As archival documents gathered in this volume reveal, radio broadcasting was among the most pressing concerns of contemporary information agencies. These broadcasts could…

    Paperback – 2017-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Understanding the Business of Global Media in the Digital Age

    By Micky Lee, Dal Yong Jin

    This new introductory textbook provides students with the tools they need to understand the way digital technologies have transformed the global media business of the 21st century. Focusing on three main approaches – media economics, critical political economy, and production studies – the authors…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Media and Class

    TV, Film, and Digital Culture

    Edited by June Deery, Andrea Press

    Although the idea of class is again becoming politically and culturally charged, the relationship between media and class remains understudied. This diverse collection draws together prominent and emerging media scholars to offer readers a much-needed orientation within the wider categories of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Religion and the Internet

    Edited by Heidi Campbell

    Religion and the Internet will present a range of scholarly articles that offer a critical overview of the interdisciplinary study of new media, religion and digital culture. Scholars have documented individuals using computer networks for religious discussions and enagagment since the early 1980s.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • New Media and the Nation in Malaysia

    Malaysianet

    By Susan Leong

    In the four decades or so since its invention, the internet has become pivotal to how many societies function, influencing how individual citizens interact with and respond to their governments. Within Southeast Asia, while most governments subscribe to the belief that new media technological…

    Paperback – 2017-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Feminism, Labour and Digital Media

    The Digital Housewife

    By Kylie Jarrett

    There is a contradiction at the heart of digital media. We use commercial platforms to express our identity, to build community and to engage politically. At the same time, our status updates, tweets, videos, photographs and music files are free content for these sites. We are also generating an…

    Paperback – 2017-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Activism on the Web

    Everyday Struggles against Digital Capitalism

    By Veronica Barassi

    Activism on the Web examines the everyday tensions that political activists face as they come to terms with the increasingly commercialized nature of web technologies and sheds light on an important, yet under-investigated, dimension of the relationship between contemporary forms of social protest…

    Paperback – 2017-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

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