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Forthcoming Cyberculture Books

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  1. The Politics of Ephemeral Digital Media

    Permanence and Obsolescence in Paratexts

    Edited by Sara Pesce, Paolo Noto

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    This book investigates short form and paratextual media on the web: promos, trailers, gadgets, grassroots video production, remixes, forums, archives, and gaming. Its specific focus is to examine the tension between permanence and obsolescence in the production and experience of paratextual media,...

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Retail and Social Change

    By Steven Miles

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    In Retail and Social Change Steven Miles, presents a cross-disciplinary analysis of the evolution of retail and how in both its material and virtual guises it has come to reframe our relationship with the social world. Retail has become increasingly influential in homogenising the urban experience....

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Religion and the Media in China

    Edited by Stefania Travagnin

    Series: Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

    This volume focuses on the intersection of religion and the media in China, bringing interdisciplinary approaches to bear on the role of religion in the lives of individuals and greater shifts within Chinese society in an increasingly media-saturated environment. With case studies focusing on...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Feminism, Labour and Digital Media

    The Digital Housewife

    By Kylie Jarrett

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    This book offers an original contribution to the exploration of consumer labour in digital media. It locates Marxist Feminist interpretations of domestic work at the centre of this discussion, providing a richer framework for understanding digital media economics. The argument critiques existing...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Citizen Participation and Political Communication in a Digital World

    Edited by Alex Frame, Gilles Brachotte

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    This volume examines day-to-day political participation and communication in the age of digital media. Contributors explore how and to what extent ordinary people, civic groups, and politicians make use of digital tools to participate in political actions, and how they make sense of these practices...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Working in Games

    Video Game Industry Insiders Talk About the Business of Play

    By Randy Nichols, Judd Ruggill, Ken McAllister, Ryan Kaufman

    Inside the Video Game Industry illuminates the internal workings of the notoriously complex and secretive computer game industry through twenty critical interviews with industry insiders. Aiming for an x-ray view of the video game industry, the authors have spoken to everyone from individual game...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Social Media

    Cultures and Politics of Sharing

    By Graham Meikle

    This book is about sharing and social media. The word share is at the heart of the Internet. It appears as a link under every YouTube video, every Facebook post, every story on the New York Times website. From Spotify playlists to Tumblr blogs, from BitTorrent to the Guardian opinion page, we are...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Videogames and Virtual Realities in East Asia

    Edited by Dixon Wong, William H. Kelly

    Videogames are extremely popular in East Asia. This book examines the phenomenon, showing how the structure of the games business, and therefore the engagement between consumers and games, varies considerably between different parts of East Asia, with game consoles dominating in Japan and on-line...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Media and New Religions

    Japanese Religion and Culture

    By Erica Baffelli

    Series: Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

    The history of Japanese New Religions (shinshûkyô), since the late Nineteenth Century, has been strongly influenced by the development of the media and by the image strategies associated with them. The focus of this book is the media narratives created by Japanese New Religions in order to...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge