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Forthcoming Media & Film Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Arab Cultural Studies

    History, Politics and the Popular

    Edited by Anastasia Valassopoulos

    This book seeks to both showcase and further develop innovative research and debates on contemporary Arab cultural production. Popular culture in the form of cinema, popular music, literature, visual media and cyber-cultures, both local and imported, enjoy a central role in Arab cultural life, and...

    To Be Published November 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Jesse Owens, the Press, and the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games

    By Pamela C. Laucella

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    Jesse Owens secured his place as one of the most celebrated athletes of the twentieth-century after winning four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. This book examines the press coverage of the time, which helped to elevate Owens to such status. Pamela C. Laucella utilizes examples not just...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Fifty Hollywood Directors

    Edited by Suzanne Leonard, Yvonne Tasker

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Fifty Hollywood Directors introduces the most important, iconic and influential filmmakers who worked in Hollywood between the end of the silent period and the birth of the blockbuster. By exploring the historical, cultural and technological contexts in which each director was working, this book...

    To Be Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Video, War and the Diasporic Imagination

    By Dona Kolar-Panov

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Video, War and the Diasporic Imagination is an incisive study of the loss and (re)construction of collective and personal identities in ethnic migrant communities. Focusing on the Croatian and Macedonian Communities in Western Australia, Dona Kolar-Panov documents the social and cultural changes...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Philosophy of the Film

    Epistemology, Ontology, Aesthetics

    By Ian Jarvie

    Examines the overlap between film and philosophy in three distinct ways: epistemological issues in film-making and viewing; aesthetic theory and film; and film as a medium of philosophical expression....

    To Be Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Television Talk Shows

    Discourse, Performance, Spectacle

    Edited by Andrew Tolson

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    The "talk show" has become a ubiquitous feature of American and European television. The various examples have been frequently discussed by academic commentators, as well as journalists in an attempt to place them in a cultural setting. Ultimately, the conclusion is reached by both academics and...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. An African Athens

    Rhetoric and the Shaping of Democracy in South Africa

    By Philippe-Joseph Salazar

    Series: Rhetoric, Knowledge, and Society Series

    An African Athens offers an analysis of a new ecology of rhetoric--the reshaping of a nation into a democracy through rhetorical means. Author Philippe-Joseph Salazar provides a general view of issues as they have taken shape in the apartheid and post-apartheid South African experience, presenting...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Communication Among Grandmothers, Mothers, and Adult Daughters

    A Qualitative Study of Maternal Relationships

    By Michelle A. Miller-Day

    Series: LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

    This volume examines communication processes within the grandmother-mother-daughter relationship, emphasizing an intergenerational perspective. Using observations of and extensive interviews with six sets of middle-income, Caucasian female family members, this book offers a heuristic account of...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Television Brandcasting

    The Return of the Content-Promotion Hybrid

    By Jennifer Gillan

    Television Brandcasting examines U. S. television’s utility as a medium for branded storytelling. It investigates the current and historical role that television content, promotion, and hybrids of the two have played in disseminating brand messaging and influencing consumer decision-making....

    To Be Published December 7th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 organization, 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 7th 2014 by Routledge