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Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

Cultural and media studies are now well-established as important academic disciplines and are inspiring new research into a wide range of pertinent issues. This series presents outstanding research in international communication, cultural, and media studies.

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1-10 of 65 results in Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies
  1. American Representations of Post-Communism

    Television, Travel Sites, and Post-Cold War Narratives

    By Andaluna Borcila

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    With the televised events of 1989, territories of Eastern and Central Europe that had been marked as impenetrable and inaccessible to the Western gaze exploded into visibility. As the narratives of the Cold War crumbled, new narratives emerged and new geographies were produced on and by American...

    Published July 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Cultural Technologies

    The Shaping of Culture in Media and Society

    Edited by Göran Bolin

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    The essays in this volume discuss both the culture of technology that we live in today, and culture as technology. Within the chapters of the book cultures of technology and cultural technologies are discussed, focussing on a variety of examples, from varied national contexts. The book brings...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Memory of Sound

    Preserving the Sonic Past

    By Seán Street

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This book explores the connections between sound and memory across all electronic media, with a particular focus on radio. Street explores our capacity to remember through sound and how we can help ourselves preserve a sense of self through the continuity of memory. In so doing, he analyzes how the...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Serialization in Popular Culture

    Edited by Rob Allen, Thijs van den Berg

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    From prime-time television shows and graphic novels to the development of computer game expansion packs, the recent explosion of popular serials has provoked renewed interest in the history and economics of serialization, as well as the impact of this cultural form on readers, viewers, and gamers....

    Published June 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Generation X Goes Global

    Mapping a Youth Culture in Motion

    Edited by Christine Henseler

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This edited volume is the first book of its kind to engage critics’ understanding of Generation X as a global phenomenon. Citing case studies from around the world, the research collected here broadens the picture of Generation X as a demographic and a worldview. The book traces the global and...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Studies of Video Practices

    Video at Work

    Edited by Mathias Broth, Eric Laurier, Lorenza Mondada

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    The last two decades have seen a rapid increase in the production and consumption of video by both professionals and amateurs. The near ubiquity of devices with video cameras and the rise of sites like YouTube have lead to the growth and transformation of the practices of producing, circulating,...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Gender and Humor

    Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives

    Edited by Delia Chiaro, Raffaella Baccolini

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    In the mid-seventies, both gender studies and humor studies emerged as new disciplines, with scholars from various fields undertaking research in these areas. The first publications that emerged in the field of gender studies came out of disciplines such as philosophy, history, and literature,...

    Published May 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Trauma and Media

    Theories, Histories, and Images

    By Allen Meek

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This book provides the first comprehensive account of trauma as a critical concept in the study of modern visual media, from Freud to the present day, explaining how contemporary trauma studies emerged from research on Holocaust representation in which the audiovisual testimony of survivors was...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Branding Post-Communist Nations

    Marketizing National Identities in the “New” Europe

    Edited by Nadia Kaneva

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Nation branding--a set of ideas rooted in Western marketing--gained popularity in the post-communist world by promising a quick fix for the identity malaise of "transitional" societies. Since 1989, almost every country in Central and Eastern Europe has engaged in nation branding initiatives of...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Comics and the Senses

    A Multisensory Approach to Comics and Graphic Novels

    By Ian Hague

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Attempts to define what comics are and explain how they work have not always been successful because they are premised upon the idea that comic strips, comic books and graphic novels are inherently and almost exclusively visual. This book challenges that premise, and asserts that comics is not just...

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Video, War and the Diasporic Imagination
    By Dona Kolar-Panov
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  2. Audiobooks, Literature, and Sound Studies
    Edited by Matthew Rubery
    To Be Published September 30th 2014
  3. Media and the Ecological Crisis
    Edited by Richard Maxwell, Jon Raundalen, Nina Lager Vestberg
    To Be Published October 23rd 2014
  4. Representing Multiculturalism in Comics and Graphic Novels
    Edited by Ian Hague, Carolene Ayaka
    To Be Published December 9th 2014
  5. Neuroscience and Media: New Understandings and Representations
    Edited by Michael J. Grabowski
    To Be Published December 14th 2014
  6. Transgender Representation and the Politics of the Real in the United States
    By Michel J. Boucher
    To Be Published December 29th 2014
  7. Masculinity in Middle Eastern Literature and Film
    Edited by Lahoucine Ouzgane
    To Be Published December 30th 2014
  8. Media Independence: Working with Freedom or Working for Free?
    Edited by James Bennett, Niki Strange
    To Be Published December 30th 2014
  9. International Perspectives on Shojo and Shojo Manga: The Influence of Girl Culture
    Edited by Masami Toku
    To Be Published February 28th 2015
  10. American Media and the Memory of World War II
    By Debra Ramsay
    To Be Published March 31st 2015

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