Sociology: Sociology of Media

  • Class and Everyday Life: Critiques and Practices book cover

    Class and Everyday Life

    Critiques and Practices

    By Kirsteen Paton

    Why is social class still important in the twenty-first century, and in what ways? This text challenges claims that class is ‘dead’ by exploring how it comes to manifest itself in our everyday lives, whether in the bedroom or the gym, on social media sites or in the music charts. Taking a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Social Media and Political Culture book cover

    Social Media and Political Culture

    By Bridgette Wessels

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Young Consumer Behaviour: A Research Companion book cover

    Young Consumer Behaviour

    A Research Companion

    Edited by Ayantunji Gbadamosi

    Although one perspective depicts young consumers as vulnerable and passive in the marketplace system, our knowledge of this consumer group will be inadequate if limited to this contention. Their roles and relevance in family consumption activities are becoming increasingly profound. Available…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge

  • The European Handbook of Media Accountability book cover

    The European Handbook of Media Accountability

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Space, Time and Evaluation in Ideological Discourse book cover

    Space, Time and Evaluation in Ideological Discourse

    Edited by Laura Filardo-Llamas, Christopher Hart, Bertie Kaal

    Bringing together a body of related research which has recently developed in Critical Discourse Analysis, this book is the first to address the role of perspective in socio-political discourse. Specifically, the contributions to this volume seek to explore, from a cognitive standpoint, the way in…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • The Future of Internet Policy book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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

  • Technologies of Religion: Spheres of the Sacred in a Post-secular Modernity book cover

    Technologies of Religion

    Spheres of the Sacred in a Post-secular Modernity

    By Sam Han

    Bringing together empirical cultural and media studies of religion and critical social theory, Technologies of Religion: Spheres of the sacred in a post-secular modernity investigates powerful entanglement of religion and new media technologies taking place today, taking stock of the repercussions…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

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