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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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31-40 of 65 results in Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies
  1. Digital Media Sport

    Technology, Power and Culture in the Network Society

    Edited by Brett Hutchins, David Rowe

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Live broadband streaming of the 2008 Beijing Olympics accounted for 2,200 of the estimated 3,600 total hours shown by the American NBC-Universal networks. At the 2012 London Olympics, unprecedented multi-platforming embraced online, mobile devices, game consoles and broadcast television, with the...

    Published June 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. A Social History of Contemporary Democratic Media

    By Jesse Drew

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    The last few decades have helped dispel the myth that media should remain driven by high-end professionals and market share. This book puts forward the concept of "communications from below" in contrast to the "globalization from above" that characterizes many new developments in international...

    Published April 19th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 March 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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