Sociology of Media Products

  • Prestige Television and Prison in the Age of Mass Incarceration

    A Wall Rise Up, 1st Edition

    By Victoria M. Bryan

    Television shows that we might call ‘prestige television’ represent prison in ways that are sometimes reductive, sometimes powerful, and sometimes exceedingly complex. This book examines various programmes across the genres of drama, comedy and horror that utilize prison or places of incarceration…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Contexts of Violence in Comics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Hague, Ian Horton, Nina Mickwitz

    This book asks the reader to consider the ways in which violence and its representations may be enabled or restricted by the contexts in which they take place. It analyzes how structures and organising principles, be they political, cultural, religious, legal or historical, might encourage, demand…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • Representing Acts of Violence in Comics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Hague, Ian Horton, Nina Mickwitz

    This book examines the ways in which individual moments of violence develop, and are presented, in comics and graphic novels. It raises questions about depiction and the act of showing violence, but it also considers the ways in which violence can affect those involved over the long term. The…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • Crypto-Politics

    Encryption and Democratic Practices in the Digital Era, 1st Edition

    By Linda Monsees

    This book examines current debates about the politics of technology and the future of democratic practices in the digital era. The volume centres on the debates on digital encryption in Germany and the USA, during the aftermath of Edward Snowden’s leaks, which revolved around the value of privacy…

    Hardback – 2019-07-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Security Studies

  • Blockchain and Web 3.0

    Social, Economic, and Technological Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Massimo Ragnedda, Giuseppe Destefanis

    Blockchain and Web 3.0 fills the gap in our understanding of blockchain technologies by hosting a discussion of the new technologies in a variety of disciplinary settings.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Make America Hate Again

    Trump-Era Horror and the Politics of Fear, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria McCollum

    Horror films have traditionally sunk their teeth into straitened times, reflecting, expressing and validating the spirit of the epoch, and capitalising on the political and cultural climate in which they are made. This book shows how the horror genre has adapted itself to the transformation of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10 
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • 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 – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge

  • Residues of Death

    Disposal Refigured, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tamara Kohn, Martin Gibbs, Bjorn Nansen, Luke van Ryn

    This book provides a critical overview of the changing ways people mourn, commemorate and interact with the remains of the dead, including bodies, materials and digital artifacts. It focuses on how residues of death persist and circulate through different spaces, materials, data and mediated…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge

  • Political Internet

    State and Politics in the Age of Social Media, 1st Edition

    By Biju P. R.

    This book investigates the Internet as a site of political contestation in the Indian context. It widens the scope of the public sphere to social media, and explores its role in shaping the resistance and protest movements on the ground. The volume also explores the role of the Internet, a global…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge India

  • Looking for Insight, Transformation, and Learning in Online Talk

    1st Edition

    By Trena M. Paulus, Alyssa Friend Wise

    Looking for Insight, Transformation, and Learning in Online Talk is a comprehensive guide to analyzing digital interaction in formal and informal online spaces. The book establishes a new research framework for addressing major challenges that have arisen as social exchanges, meaning-making, and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-28 
    Routledge

  • The European Handbook of Media Accountability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tobias Eberwein, Susanne Fengler, Matthias Karmasin

    In recent years, the Leveson Inquiry in Great Britain, as well as the EU High-Level Group on Media Freedom and Pluralism, have stirred heated debates about media accountability and media self-regulation across Europe. How responsible are journalists? How well-developed are infrastructures of media…

    Paperback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Media Production

    1st Edition

    By Paul Dwyer

    Using in-depth analysis of film, TV, news and online productions, Understanding Media Production shows how media theory helps aspiring producers understand good practice in media production. With detailed contemporary examples, including Pirates of The Caribbean, Game of Thrones, Love Island and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

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