Sociology: Sociology of Media

  • 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 – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Changing Mobilities book cover

    Changing Mobilities

    By Monika Büscher

    The hypermobility of the twenty-first century is fragile, arguably on the verge of momentous change. Public space is a particularly important locale of socio-technical innovation in mobile living. Based on studies of emerging mobility practices in and around public places, undertaken as part…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Chinese Social Media: Social, Cultural, and Political Implications book cover

    Chinese Social Media

    Social, Cultural, and Political Implications

    Edited by Mike Kent, Katie Ellis, Jian Xu

    This book brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines to address critical perspectives on Chinese language social media, internationalizing the state of social media studies beyond the Anglophone paradigm. The collection focuses on the intersections between Chinese language social media…

    Hardback – 2017-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Digital Media and Culture in Asia

  • Sex in the Digital Age book cover

    Sex in the Digital Age

    Edited by Paul G Nixon, Isabel K. Düsterhöft

    Shifts in societal development resulting from economic and technological advancements have had an impact upon the development of human sexuality and behaviour, and with the expansion of developments such as the internet and associated technologies, it is likely that further societal shifts will…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25 
    Routledge
    Sexualities in Society

  • Geomedia Studies: Spaces and Mobilities in Mediatized Worlds book cover

    Geomedia Studies

    Spaces and Mobilities in Mediatized Worlds

    Edited by Karin Fast, André Jansson, Johan Lindell, Linda Ryan Bengtsson, Mekonnen Tesfahuney

    This book introduces and develops the concept of geomedia studies as the name of a particular subfield of communication geography. Despite the accelerating societal relevance of ‘geomedia’ technologies for the production of various spaces, mobilities, and power-relations, and the unquestionable…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Revenge Pornography: Gender, Sexuality and Motivations book cover

    Revenge Pornography

    Gender, Sexuality and Motivations

    By Matthew Hall, Jeff Hearn

    Facilitated by developments in technologies, the non-consensual posting of sexually explicit images of someone else for revenge, entertainment or political motive – so called ‘revenge porn’ – has become a global phenomenon. This ground breaking book argues that these fundamental and recurring…

    Paperback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge

  • Chinese Television and National Identity Construction: The Cultural Politics of Music Entertainment Programmes book cover

    Chinese Television and National Identity Construction

    The Cultural Politics of Music Entertainment Programmes

    By Lauren Gorfinkel

    This book examines music entertainment programmes on China Central Television, China’s only national level television network, as well as on nationally-available provincial channels, exploring how such programmes project a nuanced image of China’s identity and position in the world. It shows how…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Performing Digital Activism: New Aesthetics and Discourses of Resistance book cover

    Performing Digital Activism

    New Aesthetics and Discourses of Resistance

    By Fidèle A. Vlavo

    From the emergence of digital protest as part of the Zapatista rebellion, to the use of disturbance tactics against governments and commercial institutions, there is no doubt that digital technology and networks have become the standard features of 21st century social mobilisation. Yet, little is…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • 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

  • Communication Policy in Developed Countries book cover

    Communication Policy in Developed Countries

    Edited by Patricia Edgar, Syed A. Rahim

    Originally published in 1983. This book presents a description and critical analysis of the communication systems and policy at the time in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, the Federal Republic of Germany, Sweden, Australia and New Zealand. It examines the technological and cultural…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

  • 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 Music 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 to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-31 
    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 – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

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