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Forthcoming Cyberculture Books

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  1. Video Games and Social Competence

    By Rachel Kowert

    Series: Routledge Advances in Game Studies

    Despite their popularity, online video games have been met with suspicion by the popular media and academic community. In particular, there is a growing concern that online video game play may be associated with deficits in social functioning. Due to a lack of empirical consistency, the debate...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Media Independence

    Working with Freedom or Working for Free?

    Edited by James Bennett, Niki Strange

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Media independence is central to the organisation, make-up, working practices and output of media systems across the globe. Often stemming from western notions of individual and political freedoms, independence has informed the development of media across a range of platforms: from the freedom of...

    To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Promiscuity of Network Culture

    Queer Theory and Digital Media

    By Robert Payne

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Liking, sharing, friending, going viral: what would it mean to recognize these current modes of media interaction as promiscuous? In a contemporary network culture characterized by a proliferation of new forms of intimate mediated sociality, this book argues that promiscuity is a new standard of...

    To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Digital Zen

    Buddhism, Virtual Worlds and Online Meditation

    By Gregory Price Grieve

    Series: Media, Religion and Culture

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Japanese Adult Video Industry

    By Heung-Wah Wong, Hoi-yan Yau

    Series: Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

    Unlike many other books on pornography which concentrate on arguments about restricting or not restricting pornography, this book focuses on the production of adult videos. It outlines and examines the industrial dynamics of the industry, its strategies, technological capabilities and...

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Culture and Economy in the Age of Social Media

    By Christian Fuchs

    Understanding social media requires us to engage with the individual and collective meanings that diverse stakeholders and participants give to platforms. It also requires us to analyse how social media companies try to make profits, how and which labour creates this profit, who creates social...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. New Media, Old Media

    A History and Theory Reader, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Thomas Keenan

    This newly expanded and revised second edition of New Media, Old Media brings together contemporary and classic essays that explore the tensions of old and new in digital culture. Touching on software studies, media archeology, surveillance, data, and more this refreshed critical anthology is...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Chinese Animation, Creative Industries and Digital Culture

    By Weihua Wu

    This book explores the development of the Chinese animation film industry from the beginning of China’s reform process up to the present. It discusses above all the relationship between the communist state’s policies to stimulate "creative industries", concepts of creativity and aesthetics, and the...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Activism on the Web

    Everyday Struggles against Digital Capitalism

    By Veronica Barassi

    Series: Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

    With rapid changes in web technologies and the restructuring of the online political economy, one of the crucial priorities of our times is the investigation of the way in which people negotiate, criticise and resist web developments. This book draws on comparative ethnographic research amongst...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Gender, Age, and Digital Games in the Domestic Context

    By Alison Harvey

    Series: Routledge Advances in Game Studies

    Western digital game play has shifted in important ways over the last decade, with a plethora of personal devices affording a range of increasingly diverse play experiences. Despite the celebration of a more inclusive environment of digital game play, very little grounded research has been devoted...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge