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Forthcoming Mass Communication Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Media and the Sexualization of Childhood

    By Barrie Gunter

    Media and the Sexualization of Childhood examines the on-going debates surrounding the prominence of sexual themes in children’s lives, from clothes and accessories, toys and games, to music, entertainment media, advertising, and new media platforms. Parents, educators and politicians around the...

    To Be Published May 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Communication Yearbook 38

    Edited by Elisia L. Cohen

    Communication Yearbook 38 continues the tradition of publishing state-of-the-discipline literature reviews and essays. Editor Elisia Cohen presents a volume that is highly international and interdisciplinary in scope, with authors and chapters representing the broad global interests of the...

    To Be Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Critical Political Economy of the Media

    An Introduction

    By Jonathan Hardy

    Series: Communication and Society

    How the media are organised and funded is central to understanding their role in society. Critical Political Economy of the Media provides a clear, comprehensive and insightful introduction to the political economic analysis of contemporary media. Jonathan Hardy undertakes a critical survey...

    To Be Published June 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Choice and Preference in Media Use

    Advances in Selective Exposure Theory and Research

    By Silvia Knobloch-Westerwick

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Mediated messages flood our daily lives, through virtually endless choices of media channels, genres, and content. However, selectivity determines what media messages we attend to and focus on. The present book examines the factors that influence this selectivity. Seminal books on selective media...

    To Be Published July 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Green Advertising and the Reluctant Consumer

    Edited by Kim Sheehan, Lucy Atkinson

    This edited collection presents cutting edge research into the topic of green messages and subsequent consumer responses. The research studies draw on a rich tradition of communication, psychological and sociological theories that examine consumer responses in a nuanced way. At the same time, the...

    To Be Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Discourses of Global Climate Change

    By Martin Hultman, Jonas Anshelm

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

    This book demonstrates the media’s role in the creation of dominant discourses on climate change and examines the arguments made by political actors in the mass media arena. Using in-depth empirical research of Sweden, a country considered by the international political community to be a...

    To Be Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Evolution of Integrated Marketing Communications

    The Customer-driven Marketplace

    Edited by Don Schultz, Charles H. Patti, Philip J. Kitchen

    This book reviews, updates and enhances the basic concepts surrounding the academic theory and practice of Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC). Since the introduction of IMC in the late 1980s, the concept has spread around the world. In that expansion, many authors have written about IMC;...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Locating Emerging Media

    Edited by Ben Aslinger, Germaine Halegoua

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Locating Emerging Media focuses on the tensions between the local and global in the design, distribution, and use of emerging media forms, building on scholarship on the cultural geography of new media networks and products and the relationships between the "global" and the "local." Authors...

    To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Media and Human Rights

    The Cosmopolitan Promise

    By Ekaterina Balabanova

    In recent years there has been an explosion in the usage and visibility of the language of human rights in the media, but what does this mean for the role of the media? For evolving ideas about human rights? And for the prospect of shared cosmopolitan values? Ekaterina Balabanova argues that in...

    To Be Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Transparency, Public Relations and the Mass Media

    Combating Media Bribery Worldwide

    By Katerina Tsetsura, Dean Kruckeberg

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Relations

    This book is about media transparency and good-faith attempts of honesty by both the sources and the gate-keepers of news and other information that the mass media present as being unbiased. Specifically, this book provides a theoretical framework for understanding media transparency and its...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge