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Forthcoming Media & Film Studies Books

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  1. Interrogating Popular Culture

    Key Questions

    By Stacy Takacs

    Interrogating Popular Culture: Key Questions offers an accessible introduction to the study of popular culture, both historical and contemporary. Beginning from the assumption that cultural systems are dynamic, contradictory, and hard to pin down, Stacy Takacs explores the field through a survey of...

    To Be Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Disturbing Argument

    Edited by Catherine Palczewski

    This edited volume represents the best of the scholarship presented at the 18th National Communication Association/American Forensic Association Conference on Argumentation. This biennial conference brings together a lively group of argumentation scholars from a range of disciplinary approaches and...

    To Be Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Media, Political Participation and Empowerment

    Edited by Richard Scullion, Roman Gerodimos, Daniel Jackson, Darren Lilleker

    Series: Routledge Research in Political Communication

    Technological, cultural and economic forces are transforming political communication, posing challenges and opportunities for politicians and media organisations, while at the same time many governments and civil society express concerns about the extent and nature of political empowerment and...

    To Be Published September 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. South Asian Cinemas

    Widening the Lens

    Edited by Sara Dickey, Rajinder Dudrah

    This path-breaking collection explores the breadth and depth of South Asia’s many vibrant cinemas. It extends well beyond Bollywood to Nepali, Sri Lankan, Pakistani Panjabi, Bhojpuri, Bengali, Kannada, and early Tamil cinemas, while unpacking the category of 'Bollywood' itself. The coverage of...

    To Be Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. Japanese Cinema

    Edited by Nikki J.Y. Lee, Julian Stringer

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    Japanese cinema is historically one of the world’s most important national film industries and one that continues to have a significant global influence. From the Golden Age of the 1930s and the 1950s art-house success of Kurosawa, Mizoguchi, and Ozu to the 1960s New Wave of Imamura and Oshima and...

    To Be Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Communication Research Methods

    A Theoretical and Practical Approach

    By Stephen M. Croucher, Daniel Cronn-Mills

    Comprehensive, innovative, and focused on the undergraduate student, this textbook prepares students to read and conduct research. Using an engaging how-to approach that draws from scholarship, real-life, and popular culture, the book offers students practical reasons why they should care about...

    To Be Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Buddhism, the Internet, and Digital Media

    The Pixel in the Lotus

    Edited by Gregory Price Grieve, Daniel Veidlinger

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Digital Culture

    Buddhism, the Internet and Digital Media: The Pixel in the Lotus explores Buddhist practice and teachings in an increasingly networked and digital era. Contributors consider the ways Buddhism plays a role and is present in digital media through a variety of methods including concrete case studies,...

    To Be Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Current Research on Information Technologies and Society

    Papers from the 2013 Meetings of the American Sociological Association

    Edited by Jennifer Earl, Katrina Kimport

    Research on communication and information technologies is of growing importance to sociology and the interdisciplinary examination of communication and (new) media. This volume includes eight chapters examining recent developments in the field, illustrating the maturation, vibrancy, and diversity...

    To Be Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Iranian Cinema in a Global Context

    Policy, Politics, and Form

    Edited by Peter Decherney, Blake Atwood

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Iranian films have been the subject of much critical and scholarly attention over the past several decades, and Iranian filmmakers are mainstays of international film festivals. Yet most of the attention has been focused on a small segment of Iranian film production: auteurist art cinema. Iranian...

    To Be Published September 28th 2014 by Routledge