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Forthcoming Asian Media and Communication Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Negotiating Censorship in Modern Japan

    Edited by Rachael Hutchinson

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Censorship in Japan has seen many changes over the last 150 years and each successive system of rule has possessed its own censorship laws, regulations, and methods of enforcement. Yet what has remained constant through these many upheavals has been the process of negotiation between censor and...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Film Censorship in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Malaysia, Hong Kong and Australia Compared

    By Saw Tiong Guan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    Film censorship has always been a controversial matter, particularly in jurisdictions with restrictive state-based censorship systems. This book reviews the film censorship system in the Asia-Pacific by comparing the systems used in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Australia. It identifies the key issues...

    To Be Published August 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Contemporary India

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen

    India is the second largest country in the world with regard to population, the world’s largest democracy and by far the largest country in South Asia, and one of the most diverse and pluralistic nations in the world in terms of official languages, cultures, religions and social identities. Indians...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society

    Edited by Kevin Latham

    Offers an overview of contemporary Chinese social and cultural issues including gender and family, religion and ethnicity, social stratification, urban life, popular culture and media. Will be of interest to students and scholars of China across a range of disciplines including anthropology,...

    To Be Published August 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Rumor and Communication in Asia in the Internet Age

    Edited by Greg Dalziel

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    New communication technology has transformed the way in which news about key events is communicated. For example, in the immediate aftermath of catastrophic events such as the Mumbai attacks or the Japanese tsunami, partial accounts, accurate and inaccurate facts, rumour and speculation are now...

    To Be Published August 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Media and Communication in the Chinese Diaspora

    Rethinking Transnationalism

    Edited by Wanning Sun, John Sinclair

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    The rise of China has brought about a dramatic increase in the rate of migration from mainland China. At the same time, the Chinese government has embarked on a full-scale push for the internationalisation of Chinese media and culture. Media and communication have therefore become crucial factors...

    To Be Published September 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Digital Culture and Religion in Asia

    By Sam Han, Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir

    Series: Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

    This book critically analyses the connections between religion and digital media in a range of East Asian countries. It discusses both how religious organisations make use of new technologies, and also explores how new technologies are reshaping religion in novel and interesting ways. Based on...

    To Be Published October 13th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Lifestyle Media in Asia

    Consumption, Aspiration and Identity

    Edited by Fran Martin, Tania Lewis

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    Across Asia, consumer culture is increasingly shaping everyday life, with neoliberal economic and social policies increasingly adopted by governments who see their citizens as individualised, sovereign consumers with choices about their lifestyles and identities. One aspect of this development has...

    To Be Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Introducing Japanese Popular Culture

    Edited by Alisa Freedman, Toby Slade

    Designed for teaching undergraduates, Introducing Japanese Popular Culture is a comprehensive textbook providing up-to-date and in-depth insights into a wide range of topics, from manga and anime to cinema and fashion, magazines and novels to videogames, food, and contemporary art. Useful as...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Handbook of New Media in Asia

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Olivia Khoo

    While a decade ago much of the discussion of new media in Asia was couched in Occidental notions of Asia as a "default setting" for technology in the future, today we are seeing a much more complex picture of contesting new media practices and production. As "new media" becomes increasingly an...

    To Be Published November 6th 2015 by Routledge