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Forthcoming Asian Media and Communication Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Democratic Transformation and the Vernacular Public Arena in India

    Edited by Taberez Ahmed Neyazi, Akio Tanabe, Shinya Ishizaka

    Series: Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

    Since the structural change in Indian society that began in the 1990s - the result of the liberalization of the economy, devolution of power, and decentralization of the government - an unprecedented, democratic transformation has been taking place. This has caused the emergence of unexpected...

    To Be Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Imagining Muslims in South Asia and the Diaspora

    Secularism, Religion, Representations

    Edited by Claire Chambers, Caroline Herbert

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Literary, cinematic and media representations of the disputed category of the ‘South Asian Muslim’ have undergone substantial change in the last few decades and particularly since the events of September 11, 2001. Here we find the first book-length critical analysis of these representations of...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Chinese and Japanese Films on the Second World War

    Edited by King-fai Tam, Timothy Y. Tsu, Sandra Wilson

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    This book examines representations of the Second World War in postwar Chinese and Japanese cinema. Drawing on a wide range of scholarly disciplines, and analysing a wide range of films, it demonstrates the potential of war movies for understanding contemporary China and Japan. It shows how the war...

    To Be Published August 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Chinese Television in the Twenty-First Century

    Entertaining the Nation

    Edited by Ruoyun Bai, Geng Song

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Television is arguably the most influential medium in contemporary China. The past two decades witnessed the rise of television entertainment in China. Although television networks are still state-owned and Party-controlled in China, the ideological landscape of television programs has become...

    To Be Published September 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Multimedia Stardom in Hong Kong

    Image, Performance and Identity

    By Leung Wing-Fai

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    This book explores how media stars in Hong Kong are formed, how they relate to popular culture and to media industries in Hong Kong and more widely, and how the phenomenon of stardom is evolving. It considers stardom across a range of media including films, television, pop music, magazines,...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. K Pop – The International Rise of the Korean Music Industry

    Edited by Jung-Bong Choi, Roald Maliangkay

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    K Pop, described by Time Magazine in 2012 as "South Korea’s greatest export", has rapidly achieved a large worldwide audience of devoted fans largely through distribution over the internet. This book examines the phenomenon, and discusses the reasons for its success. It considers the national and...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Digital Religion in Asia

    By Sam Han

    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 October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Ethics, Subject and Place in Chinese-Language Documentaries

    By Kuei-fen Chiu, Yingjin Zhang

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    Documentary film-making is one of the most vibrant areas of media activity in the Chinese world, with many independent film-makers producing documentaries that deal with a range of sensitive socio-political matters, bringing to their work a strongly ethical approach. This book examines this...

    To Be Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Indian Partition in Literature and Film

    Edited by Rini Bhattacharya Mehta, Debali Mookerjea-Leonard

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book presents an examination of fictional representations, in books and films, of the 1947 Partition that led to the creation of the sovereign nation-states of India and Pakistan. While the process of representing the Partition experience through words and images began in the late 1940s, it is...

    To Be Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge