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  • Media Research on Climate Change

    Where have we been and where are we heading?

    Edited by Ulrika Olausson, Peter Berglez

    Research on media coverage of climate change, as a particular subfield of environmental communication research, has proliferated over the past decade. This book sets out to consider what conclusions can be drawn in light of the existing body of work, what lessons can be learnt, what are the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge

  • China Turned On

    Television, Reform and Resistance

    By James Lull

    The years following the Cultural Revolution saw the arrival of television as part of China’s effort to ‘modernize’ and open up to the West. Endorsed by the Deng Xiaoping regime as a ‘bridge’ between government and the people, television became at once the official mouthpiece of the Communist Party…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Television

  • Digital Publics

    Cultural Political Economy, Financialisation and Creative Organisational Politics

    By John Michael Roberts

    Today we often hear academics, commentators, pundits, and politicians telling us that new media has transformed activism, providing an array of networks for ordinary people to become creatively involved in a multitude of social and political practices. But what exactly is the ideology lurking…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Eastern Westerns

    Film and Genre Outside and Inside Hollywood

    By Stephen Teo

    The western, one of Hollywood’s great film genres, has, surprisingly, enjoyed a revival recently in Asia and in other parts of the world, whilst at the same time declining in America. Although the western is often seen as an example of American cultural dominance, this book challenges this view. It…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • 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 – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Popular Communication, Piracy and Social Change

    Edited by Jonas Andersson Schwarz, Patrick Burkart

    Digital piracy cultures and peer-to-peer technologies combined to spark transformations in audio-visual distribution between the late 1990s and the mid-2000s. Digital piracy also inspired the creation of a global anti-piracy law and policy regime, and counter-movements such as the Swedish and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-11 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-10-05 
    Routledge

  • Television and the Aggressive Child

    A Cross-national Comparison

    Edited by L. Rowell Huesmann, Leonard D. Eron

    The research presented in this book, originally published in 1986, looks to pinpoint the psychological processes involved in the media violence-aggression relation. Expanding on earlier studies, the compilation of essays here delves deeply into aggression study and compares results about media…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Television

  • Film Criticism as a Cultural Institution

    Crisis and Continuity from the 20th to the 21st Century

    By Huw Walmsley-Evans

    This book maps contemporary film criticism as a cultural institution. At the beginning of the 21st century film criticism was talked about as an institution in crisis. The decline of print journalism, a series of lay-offs of prominent American critics, and the rise of "amateur" reviewing online,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Adolescents and Their Facebook Narratives

    A Digital Coming of Age

    By Jill Walsh

    Social media technology has transformed daily life in terms of how we communicate with one another, acquire and share news, and has even eclipsed our view of the wider world. Moreover, this cultural change has affected everyone regardless of class, age, gender, race/ethnicity, and religion. However…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Metro Newspaper Journalists in China

    The Aspiration-Frustration-Reconciliation Framework

    By Zhaoxi Josie Liu

    Zhaoxi (Josie) Liu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at Trinity University, USA…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Journalism Studies

  • Routledge Library Editions: Radio

    By Various

    In four volumes, this set analyses some key aspects of radio broadcasting. From the earliest days of radio and the impact of religious broadcasting, to the development of audience research, from the cultural importance of radio, to the modern strategies evolved for radio programming, the works…

    Hardback – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Radio

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