Sociology of Media Products

  • Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action

    Edited by Robin Andersen, Purnaka L. de Silva

    In this moment of unprecedented humanitarian crises, the representations of global disasters are increasingly common media themes around the world. The Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action explores the interconnections between media, old and new, and the humanitarian challenges that…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge

  • Neoliberalism

    By Julie Wilson

    Thanks to rise of neoliberalism over the past several decades, we live in an era of rampant anxiety, insecurity, and inequality. While neoliberalism has become somewhat of an academic buzzword in recent years, this book offers a rich and multilayered introduction to what is arguably the most…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Media & Cultural Studies

  • Against Meritocracy

    Culture, power and myths of mobility

    By Jo Littler

    Meritocracy today involves the idea that whatever your social position at birth, society ought to offer enough opportunity and mobility for ‘talent’ to combine with ‘effort’ in order to ‘rise to the top’. This idea is one of the prevalent social and cultural tropes of our time, as palpable in the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge

  • Role-playing Game Studies

    A Transmedial Approach

    Edited by Sebastian Deterding, José Zagal

    This collection offers readers a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, international, and transmedia examination of roleplaying games. Tracing the history of the genre from its origins in tabletop and pen-and-paper RPGs like Dungeons & Dragons all the way up to contemporary franchises like World of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Islam and Popular Culture

    Edited by Anna Piela

    This collection aims to bring together writings that trace and critically analyse Islamic aspects of many modern-day popular cultural practices and products. The concepts of 'Islam' and 'popular culture' are both contested and context-dependent, and as such, they are understood here on inclusive,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-24 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • 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

  • Mediating Sexual Citizenship

    Neoliberal Subjectivities in Television Culture

    By Anita Brady, Kellie Burns, Cristyn Davies

    Mediating Sexual Citizenship considers how the neoliberal imperatives of adaptation, improvement and transformation that inform the shifting artistic and industrial landscape of television, are increasingly indexed to performed disruptions in the norms of sexuality and gender. Drawing on examples…

    Hardback – 2017-07-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Making Sense of Mediatized Politics

    Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives

    Edited by Jesper Strömbäck, Frank Esser

    Over time and across Western democracies, the media has become increasingly influential, and a great deal more political processes have become altered, shaped or structured by the media and the perceived need of individuals, organizations and social systems to communicate with or through the media.…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge
    Journalism Studies

  • Migrant Labor and Border Securities in Pop Culture

    By Camilla Fojas

    Migrant Labor and Border Securities in Pop Culture explores the conditions for migrant domestic, agricultural, and factory workers as that of continual crisis and examines how the borderlands are a workshop of neoliberalism, one that contains all of its outcomes. These borderland stories present a…

    Hardback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Latina/o Popular Culture

  • Gay Men, Identity, and Social Media

    The Culture of Participatory Reluctance

    By Elija Cassidy

    This book explores identity management practices employed by young gay social media users in the context of convergence between niche sites like Gaydar and more mainstream sites like Facebook. Cassidy considers key public issues such as participatory reluctance, online privacy, and digital equality…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Routledge International Handbook of Visual Criminology

    Edited by Michelle Brown, Eamonn Carrabine

    Dynamically written and richly illustrated, the Routledge International Handbook of Visual Criminology offers the first foundational primer on visual criminology. Spanning a variety of media and visual modes, this volume assembles established researchers whose work is essential to understanding the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Digital Audiobooks

    New Media, Users, and Experiences

    By Iben Have, Birgitte Stougaard Pedersen

    Audiobooks are rapidly gaining popularity with widely accessible digital downloading and streaming services. This book engages with the digital form of audiobooks, framing audiobook listening as both a remediation of literature and an everyday activity that creates new reading experiences…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

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