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Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

This series is our home for innovative research in the fields of new media and cyberculture. It includes monographs and targeted edited collections that provide new insights into these ever-evolving subjects as their influence and significance grow into the twenty-first century.

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1-10 of 17 results in Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture
  1. The Culture of Digital Fighting Games

    Performance and Practice

    By Todd Harper

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    This book examines the complex network of influences that collide in the culture of digital fighting games. Players from all over the world engage in competitive combat with one another, forming communities in both real and virtual spaces, attending tournaments and battling online via...

    Published December 6th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Social Media, Social Genres

    Making Sense of the Ordinary

    By Stine Lomborg

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Internet-based applications such as blogs, social network sites, online chat forums, text messages, microblogs, and location-based communication services used from computers and smart phones represent central resources for organizing daily life and making sense of ourselves and the social worlds we...

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Digital Gaming Re-imagines the Middle Ages

    Edited by Daniel T. Kline

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Digital gaming’s cultural significance is often minimized much in the same way that the Middle Ages are discounted as the backward and childish precursor to the modern period. Digital Gaming Reimagines the Middle Ages challenges both perceptions by examining how the Middle Ages have persisted into...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Researching Virtual Worlds

    Methodologies for Studying Emergent Practices

    Edited by Louise Phillips, Ursula Plesner

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    This volume presents a wide range of methodological strategies that are designed to take into account the complex, emergent, and continually shifting character of virtual worlds. It interrogates how virtual worlds emerge as objects of study through the development and application of various...

    Published July 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Public Space of Social Media

    Connected Cultures of the Network Society

    By Therese Tierney

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Social media is restructuring urban practices–through ad-hoc experimentation, commercial software development, and communities of participation. This book is the first to consider how practices contained within social media are situated within a larger genealogy of public space, including theories...

    Published June 17th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Mobile Media Practices, Presence and Politics

    The Challenge of Being Seamlessly Mobile

    Edited by Kathleen M. Cumiskey, Larissa Hjorth

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    As an example of convergence, the mobile phone—especially in the form of smartphone—is now ushering in new promises of seamlessness between engagement with technology and everyday common experiences. This seamlessness is not only about how one transitions between the worlds of the device and the...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Wordplay and the Discourse of Video Games

    Analyzing Words, Design, and Play

    By Christopher A. Paul

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    In this timely new book, Christopher Paul analyzes how the words we use to talk about video games and the structures that are produced within games shape a particular way of gaming by focusing on how games create meaning, lead to identification and division, persuade, and circulate ideas. Paul...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Disability and New Media

    By Katie Ellis, Mike Kent

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Disability and New Media examines how digital design is triggering disability when it could be a solution. Video and animation now play a prominent role in the World Wide Web and new types of protocols have been developed to accommodate this increasing complexity. However, as this has happened, the...

    Published January 28th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Latin American Identity in Online Cultural Production

    By Claire Taylor, Thea Pitman

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    This volume provides an innovative and timely approach to a fast growing, yet still under-studied field in Latin American cultural production: digital online culture. It focuses on the transformations or continuations that cultural products and practices such as hypermedia fictions, and...

    Published December 14th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Cyberpop

    Digital Lifestyles and Commodity Culture

    By Sidney Eve Matrix

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Cyberpop is an analysis of cyberculture and its popular cultural productions. The study begins with a Foucaultian model of cyberculture as a discursive formation, and explains how some key concepts (such as 'virtuality,' 'speed,' and 'Connectivity') operate as a conceptual architecture network...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Cyberactivism on the Participatory Web
    Edited by Martha McCaughey
    To Be Published May 1st 2014
  2. Policy and Marketing Strategies for Digital Media
    Edited by Yu-li Liu, Robert G. Picard
    To Be Published May 7th 2014
  3. Place and Politics in Latin American Digital Culture: Location and Latin American Net Art
    By Claire Taylor
    To Be Published May 22nd 2014
  4. Online Games, Social Narratives
    By Esther MacCallum-Stewart
    To Be Published July 3rd 2014
  5. Racing Cyberculture: Minoritarian Art and Cultural Politics on the Internet
    By Christopher L. McGahan
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  6. Locative Media
    Edited by Rowan Wilken, Gerard Goggin
    To Be Published August 19th 2014
  7. Locating Emerging Media
    Edited by Ben Aslinger, Germaine Halegoua
    To Be Published August 31st 2014
  8. Theories of the Mobile Internet: Materialities and Imaginaries
    Edited by Andrew Herman, Jan Hadlaw, Thom Swiss
    To Be Published August 31st 2014
  9. Online Evaluation of Creativity and the Arts
    Edited by Hiesun Cecilia Suhr
    To Be Published September 9th 2014
  10. The Ubiquitous Internet: User and Industry Perspectives
    Edited by Anja Bechmann, Stine Lomborg
    To Be Published November 30th 2014

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