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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. Reading Beyond the Book

    The Social Practices of Contemporary Literary Culture

    By Danielle Fuller, DeNel Rehberg Sedo

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Literary culture has become a form of popular culture over the last fifteen years thanks to the success of televised book clubs, film adaptations, big-box book stores, online bookselling, and face-to-face and online book groups. This volume offers the first critical analysis of mass reading events...

    Published April 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Moral Panics, Social Fears, and the Media

    Historical Perspectives

    Edited by Siân Nicholas, Tom O'Malley

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    The media have always played a central role in organising the way ideas flow through societies. But what happens when those ideas are disruptive to normal social relations? Bringing together work by scholars in history, media and cultural studies and sociology, this collection explores this role in...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Performing Memory in Art and Popular Culture

    Edited by Liedeke Plate, Anneke Smelik

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This volume pursues a new line of research in cultural memory studies by understanding memory as a performative act in art and popular culture. The authors take their cue from the observation that art and popular culture enact memory and generate processes of memory. They do memory, and in this...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  4. De-Convergence of Global Media Industries

    By Dal Yong Jin

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Convergence has become a buzzword, referring on the one hand to the integration between computers, television, and mobile devices or between print, broadcast, and online media and on the other hand, the ownership of multiple content or distribution channels in media and communications. Yet while...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Dynamics and Performativity of Imagination

    The Image between the Visible and the Invisible

    Edited by Bernd Huppauf, Christoph Wulf

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    In this interdisciplinary anthology, essays study the relationship between the imagination and images both material and mental. Through case studies on a diverse array of topics including photography, film, sports, theater, and anthropology, contributors focus on the role of the...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Aesthetic Practices and Politics in Media, Music, and Art

    Performing Migration

    Edited by Rocío G. Davis, Dorothea Fischer-Hornung, Johanna C. Kardux

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This volume analyzes innovative forms of media and music (art installations, television commercials, photography, films, songs, telenovelas) to examine the performance of migration in contemporary culture. Though migration studies and media studies are ostensibly different fields, this...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  7. International Journalism and Democracy

    Civic Engagement Models from Around the World

    Edited by Angela Romano

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This book examines different models from around the world of how journalism can support deliberation — the processes in which societies recognize and discuss the issues that affect them, appraise the potential responses, and make decisions about whether and how to take action. Authors from across...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Forensic Science in Contemporary American Popular Culture

    Gender, Crime, and Science

    By Lindsay Steenberg

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This book identifies, traces, and interrogates contemporary American culture's fascination with forensic science. It looks to the many different sites, genres, and media where the forensic has become a cultural commonplace. It turns firstly to the most visible spaces where forensic science has...

    Published December 12th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Cities, Citizens, and Technologies

    Urban Life and Postmodernity

    By Paula Geyh

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This book is about the contemporary city and those who live in it. It is thus also about the urban world of the era (extending roughly from the 1960s to the present) that we see as postmodern, and specifically about how the postmodern city is changing under the impact of globalization and new...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Violence and the Pornographic Imaginary

    The Politics of Sex, Gender, and Aggression in Hardcore Pornography

    By Natalie Purcell

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    No cultural product reveals our collective fascination with sexual violence more candidly than popular heterosexual pornographies. They showcase scenes of intense sexual aggression and cruelty that are gendered in repetitive, patterned configurations—configurations that are designed to arouse....

    Published June 13th 2012 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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