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Forthcoming Asian Media and Communication Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Mapping Media in China

    Region, Province, Locality

    Edited by Wanning Sun, Jenny Chio

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Mapping Media in China is the first book-length study that goes below the ‘national’ scale to focus on the rich diversity of media in China from local, provincial and regional angles. China’s media has played a crucial role in shaping and directing the country’s social and cultural changes, and...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Asian Cinema and the Use of Space

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Lilian Chee, Edna Lim

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Asian cinemas are not only connected to a global network and participate in producing an international film history, but are also influenced by particular spatial, cultural, social and political movements and transformations. This interdisciplinary study forwards a productive pairing of Asian...

    To Be Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media

    Edited by Gary D. Rawnsley, Ming-Yeh T. Rawnsley

    The study of Chinese media is a field that is growing and evolving at an exponential rate. Not only are the Chinese media a fascinating subject for analysis in their own right, but they also offer scholars and students a window to observe multi-directional flows of information, culture and...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 16th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 29th 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 examines the connection between new communication technologies and religion 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 September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of New Media in Asia

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Olivia Khoo

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Kurosawa, Rashomon and Their Legacies

    Rashomon Effects

    Edited by Blair Davis, Robert Anderson, Jan Walls

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Akira Kurosawa is arguably known as the director who opened up Japanese film to Western audiences and following his death in 1998, a process of reflection has begun about his life’s work as whole and its legacy to the cinema and its global audiences. Rashomon has arguably become the...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 14th 2015 by Routledge