New and Published Books
1-7 of 7 results in Shaping Inquiry in Culture, Communication and Media Studies
Professionalism, Practices and Participation
The concept of boundaries has become a central theme in the study of journalism. In recent years, the decline of legacy news organizations and the rise of new interactive media tools have thrust such questions as "what is journalism" and "who is a journalist" into the limelight. Struggles over...
Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge
Orders and Borders
This book re-visits how we think about communication and power in the global era. It takes stock of the last fifty years of scholarship, maps key patterns and concepts and sets an agenda for theory and research. The book addresses such questions as: How are national and cultural identities...
Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge
Materialist Approaches to Media, Mobility and Networks
Communication has often been understood as a realm of immaterial, insubstantial phenomena—images, messages, thoughts, languages, cultures, and ideologies—mediating our embodied experience of the concrete world. Communication Matters challenges this view, assembling leading scholars in the fields of...
Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge
Making the University Matter investigates how academics situate themselves simultaneously in the university and the world and how doing so affects the viability of the university setting. The university stands at the intersection of two sets of interests, needing to be at one with the world while...
Published June 21st 2011 by Routledge
The Politics of Reality Television encompasses an international selection of expert contributions who consider the specific ways media migrations test our understanding of, and means of investigating, reality television across the globe. The book addresses a wide range of topics, including:...
Published October 25th 2010 by Routledge
Tabloidization, Technology and Truthiness
The collection is introduced with an essay by Barbie Zelizer and organized into three sections: how tabloidization affects the journalistic landscape; how technology changes what we think we know about journalism; and how ‘truthiness’ tweaks our understanding of the journalistic tradition. Short...
Published May 1st 2009 by Routledge
When and how do communication and history impact each other? How do disciplinary perspectives affect what we know? Explorations in Communication and History addresses the link between what we know and how we know it by tracking the intersection of communication and history. Asking how each...
Published October 22nd 2008 by Routledge
Images, Ethics, Technology
To Be Published October 30th 2015