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You are currently browsing 41–50 of 151 new and published books in the subject of Cyberculture — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. The Emergence of the Digital Humanities

    By Steven E. Jones

    The past decade has seen a profound shift in our collective understanding of the digital network. What was once understood to be a transcendent virtual reality is now experienced as a ubiquitous grid of data that we move through and interact with every day, raising new questions about the social,...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Digital Gaming Re-imagines the Middle Ages

    Edited by Daniel T. Kline

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Digital gaming’s cultural significance is often minimized much in the same way that the Middle Ages are discounted as the backward and childish precursor to the modern period. Digital Gaming Reimagines the Middle Ages challenges both perceptions by examining how the Middle Ages have persisted into...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Youth and Internet Addiction in China

    By Trent Bax

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

    A form of 'electronic opium' is how some people have characterised young people’s internet use in China. The problem of 'internet addiction' (wangyin) is seen by some parents as so severe that they have sought psychiatric help for their children. This book, which is based on extensive original...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Online Gaming in Context

    The social and cultural significance of online games

    Edited by Garry Crawford, Victoria K Gosling, Ben Light

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    There is little question of the social, cultural and economic importance of video games in the world today, with gaming now rivalling the movie and music sectors as a major leisure industry and pastime. The significance of video games within our everyday lives has certainly been increased and...

    Published July 29th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Researching Virtual Worlds

    Methodologies for Studying Emergent Practices

    Edited by Louise Phillips, Ursula Plesner

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    This volume presents a wide range of methodological strategies that are designed to take into account the complex, emergent, and continually shifting character of virtual worlds. It interrogates how virtual worlds emerge as objects of study through the development and application of various...

    Published July 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Sports Videogames

    Edited by Mia Consalvo, Konstantin Mitgutsch, Abe Stein

    From Pong to Madden NFL to Wii Fit, Sports Videogames argues for the multiple ways that sports videogames—alongside televised and physical sports—impact one another, and how players and viewers make sense of these multiple forms of play and information in their daily lives. Through case studies,...

    Published July 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Methods for Analyzing Social Media

    Edited by Klaus Bredl, Julia Hünniger, Jakob Linaa Jensen

    Social media is becoming increasingly attractive for users. It is a fast way to communicate ideas and a key source of information. It is therefore one of the most influential mediums of communication of our time and an important area for audience research. The growth of social media invites many...

    Published July 19th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Fantasy Sport Industry

    Games within Games

    By Andrew C. Billings, Brody J. Ruihley

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Fantasy sport has become big business. Recent estimates suggest that there as many as 33 million fantasy sport participants in the US alone, spending $3bn annually, with many millions more around the world. This is the first in-depth study of fantasy sport as a cultural and social phenomenon and a...

    Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Music, Social Media and Global Mobility

    MySpace, Facebook, YouTube

    By Ole J. Mjos

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    This book is about the relationship between media, communication and globalization, explored through the unique empirical study of electronic music practitioners’ use of the global social media: MySpace, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. To understand the significance of the emerging nexus between...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Art Platforms and Cultural Production on the Internet

    By Olga Goriunova

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    In this book, Goriunova offers a critical analysis of the processes that produce digital culture. Digital cultures thrive on creativity, developing new forces of organization to overcome repetition and reach brilliance. In order to understand the processes that produce culture, the author...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge