Sociology: Sociology of Media

  • The Social Scientist's Soapbox: Adventures in Writing Public Sociology book cover

    The Social Scientist's Soapbox

    Adventures in Writing Public Sociology

    By Karen Sternheimer

    Whether your goal is to share little known or misunderstood information, work to create policy changes, or raise awareness about a pressing social issue, this book will help you start communicating with the public and share your research with a broader audience. Using examples from social…

    Paperback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Digital Health: Critical and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Digital Health

    Critical and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives

    By Deborah Lupton

    The rise of digital health technologies is, for some, a panacea to many of the medical and public health challenges we face today. This is the first book to articulate a critical response to the techno-utopian and entrepreneurial vision of the digital health phenomenon. Deborah Lupton,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Adolescents and Their Facebook Narratives: A Digital Coming of Age book cover

    Adolescents and Their Facebook Narratives

    A Digital Coming of Age

    By Jill Walsh

    Adolescents are forging a new path to self-development, taking advantage of the technology at their fingertips to produce desired results. In Adolescents and their Facebook Narratives, Walsh specifically explores how social media impacts teenagers' personal development. Indeed, through unique…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Olympic Television: Broadcasting the Biggest Show on Earth book cover

    Olympic Television

    Broadcasting the Biggest Show on Earth

    By Andrew C. Billings, James R. Angelini, Paul J. MacArthur

    As the Olympic spectacle grows, broadcast coverage becomes bigger, more complex and more sophisticated. Part sporting event, part reality show, and part global festival, the Olympics can be seen as both intensely nationalistic and a celebration of a shared sense of international community. This…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge

  • Distortion: Social Processes Beyond the Structured and Systemic book cover

    Distortion

    Social Processes Beyond the Structured and Systemic

    Edited by Nigel Rapport

    Distortion occurs between the intentions of actions and their outcomes. It can also occur between thoughts and actions; between words and how they are interpreted; between a statement of law and its enactment; between a vision and its artistic representation; and between a cultural tradition or…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Understanding Society through Popular Music book cover

    Understanding Society through Popular Music

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Joseph A. Kotarba

    Written for Introductory Sociology and Sociology of Popular Culture courses, this book uses popular music to illustrate fundamental social institutions, theories, sociological concepts, and processes. The authors use music, a social phenomenon of great interest, to draw students in and bring life…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Childcare Workers, Global Migration and Digital Media book cover

    Childcare Workers, Global Migration and Digital Media

    By Youna Kim

    This book explores the transnational mobility, everyday life and digital media use of childcare workers living and working abroad. Focusing specifically on Filipina, Indonesian, and Sri Lankan nannies in Europe, it offers insights as to the causes and implications of women’s mobility, using data…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Digital Technologies and Generational Identity: ICT Usage Across the Life Course book cover

    Digital Technologies and Generational Identity

    ICT Usage Across the Life Course

    Edited by Sakari Taipale, Terhi-Anna Wilska, Chris Gilleard

    The short lifetime of digital technologies means that generational identities are difficult to establish around any particular technologies let alone around more far-reaching socio-technological ‘revolutions’. Examining the consumption and use of digital technologies throughout the stages of human…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • The Rise and Fall of The British Press book cover

    The Rise and Fall of The British Press

    By Mick Temple

      The Rise and Fall of The British Press present a clinical and provocative overview at the past, present and immediate future of the printed newspaper. Mick Taylor appraises the historic and ongoing contribution of the UK press to the public sphere, with assessment of the relationship…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Journalism Studies

  • Composing Processes and Artistic Agency: Tacit Knowledge in Composing book cover

    Composing Processes and Artistic Agency

    Tacit Knowledge in Composing

    By Tasos Zembylas, Martin Niederauer

    This monograph carries out an indepth investigation into compositional processes, shedding new light on the components and conditions that constitute artistic agency. Artistic agency relies on the interlocking of such activities that emerge from various propositional and non-propositional…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action book cover

    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

  • Affect, Space and Animals book cover

    Affect, Space and Animals

    Edited by Jopi Nyman, Nora Schuurman

    In recent years, animals have entered the focus of the social and cultural sciences, resulting in the emergence of the new field of human–animal studies. This book investigates the relationships between humans and animals, paying particular attention to the role of affect, space, and animal…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

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