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Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

Series Editor: James Curran

This series is devoted to innovative research in media and cultural studies. It will prioritize new directions of research, with an orientation towards work that is critical of contemporary media and society and that seeks to integrate theory and empirical research.

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  1. Activism on the Web

    Everyday Struggles against Digital Capitalism

    By Veronica Barassi

    Series: Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

    Activism on the Web examines the everyday tensions that political activists face as they come to terms with the increasingly commercialized nature of web technologies and sheds light on an important, yet under-investigated, dimension of the relationship between contemporary forms of social protest...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Digital Platforms, Imperialism and Political Culture

    By Dal Yong Jin

    Series: Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

    In the networked twenty-first century, digital platforms have significantly influenced capital accumulation and digital culture. Platforms, such as social network sites (e.g. Facebook), search engines (e.g. Google), and smartphones (e.g. iPhone), are increasingly crucial because they function as...

    Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. How Media Inform Democracy

    A Comparative Approach

    Edited by Toril Aalberg, James Curran

    Series: Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

    In this timely book, leading researchers consider how media inform democracy in six countries – the United States, the United Kingdom, Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden. Taking as their starting point the idea that citizens need to be briefed adequately with a full and intelligent...

    Published November 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Communicating Climate Change and Energy Security

    New Methods in Understanding Audiences

    By Greg Philo, Catherine Happer

    Series: Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

    This book, drawing on new research conducted for the UK Energy Resource Centre (UKERC), examines the contemporary public debate on climate change and the linked issue of energy security. It analyses the key processes which affect the formation of public attitudes and understanding in these areas,...

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Activism on the Web: Everyday Struggles against Digital Capitalism
    By Veronica Barassi
    To Be Published June 17th 2015

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