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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. Popular Culture in Africa

    The Episteme of the Everyday

    Edited by Stephanie Newell, Onookome Okome

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This volume marks the 25th anniversary of Karin Barber’s ground-breaking article, "Popular Arts in Africa", which stimulated new debates about African popular culture and its defining categories. Focusing on performances, audiences, social contexts and texts, contributors ask how African...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Sport Beyond Television

    The Internet, Digital Media and the Rise of Networked Media Sport

    By Brett Hutchins, David Rowe

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Television is no longer the only screen delivering footage and news to people about sport. Computers, the Internet, Web, mobile and other digital media are increasingly important technologies in the production and consumption of sports media. Sport Beyond Television analyzes the changes that have...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Letters, Postcards, Email

    Technologies of Presence

    By Esther Milne

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    In this original study, Milne moves between close readings of letters, postcards and emails, and investigations of the material, technological infrastructures of these forms, to answer the question: How does presence function as an aesthetic and rhetorical strategy within networked communication...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Science Fiction Film, Television, and Adaptation

    Across the Screens

    Edited by Jay Telotte, Gerald Duchovnay

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    While film and television seem to be closely allied screen media, our feature films and television series have seldom been successfully adapted across those screens. In fact, rather than functioning as portals, those allied media often seem, quite literally, screens that filter out something that...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Studying Mobile Media

    Cultural Technologies, Mobile Communication, and the iPhone

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Jean Burgess, Ingrid Richardson

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    The iPhone represents an important moment in both the short history of mobile media and the long history of cultural technologies. Like the Walkman of the 1980s, it marks a juncture in which notions about identity, individualism, lifestyle and sociality require rearticulation. this book ...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. International Perspectives on Chicana/o Studies

    "This World is My Place"

    Edited by Catherine Leen, Niamh Thornton

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This volume examines how the field of Chicana/o studies has developed to become an area of interest to scholars far beyond the United States and Spain. For this reason, the volume includes contributions by a range of international scholars and takes the concept of place as a unifying paradigm. As a...

    Published November 5th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Emotions, Genre, Justice in Film and Television

    Detecting Feeling

    By Deidre Pribram

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Popular film and television are ideally suited in understanding how emotions create culturally shared meanings. Yet very little has been done in this area. Emotion, Genre, and Justice in Film and Television explores textual representations of emotions from a cultural perspective, rather than in...

    Published October 13th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Transnational Horror Across Visual Media

    Fragmented Bodies

    Edited by Dana Och, Kirsten Strayer

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This volume investigates the horror genre across national boundaries (including locations such as Africa, Turkey, and post-Soviet Russia) and different media forms, illustrating the ways that horror can be theorized through the circulation, reception, and production of transnational media texts....

    Published September 30th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Public Media Management for the Twenty-First Century

    Creativity, Innovation, and Interaction

    Edited by Michał Głowacki, Lizzie Jackson

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This book analyzes the challenges facing public service media management in the face of ongoing technological developments and changing audience behaviors. It connects models, strategies, concepts, and managerial theories with emerging approaches to public media practices through an examination of...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Landscapes of Holocaust Postmemory

    By Brett Ashley Kaplan

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    How do the spaces of the past stay with us through representations—whether literary or photographic? How has the Holocaust registered in our increasingly globally connected consciousness? What does it mean that this European event is often used as an interpretive or representational touchstone for...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge