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  1. Narrative Theory, Literature, and New Media

    Narrative Minds and Virtual Worlds

    Edited by Mari Hatavara, Matti Hyvärinen, Maria Mäkelä, Frans Mäyrä

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Offering an interdisciplinary approach to narrative, this book investigates storyworlds and minds in narratives across media, from literature to digital games and reality TV, from online sadomasochism to oral history databases, and from horror to hallucinations. It addresses two core questions of...

    Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Regulation of Internet Pornography

    Issues and Challenges

    By Abhilash Nair

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and E-Commerce Law

    The regulation of pornography has always been a contentious issue, and has sparked wide ranging debates in relation to its regulation and control. However, the use of the internet to distribute and access pornography has magnified this debate due to the global nature of the internet and the variety...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Applied Communication Research Methods

    Getting Started as a Researcher

    By Michael Boyle, Mike Schmierbach

    Applied Communication Research Methods: Getting Started as a Researcher demonstrates how to apply concepts to research problems, issues, projects, and questions that communication practitioners face every day. Recognizing that students engage more directly with research methods when they experience...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Gender and Media

    Representing, Producing, Consuming

    By Tonny Krijnen, Sofie Van Bauwel

    Series: Communication and Society

    Why do some TV genres have the label feminine or masculine? Why do we worry about boys playing video games too much while girls play just as often? Is the TV show Sex and the City empowering or not? Why are recent television shows like Desperate Housewives post-feminist television? Gender and Media...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Spoken and Written Discourse in Online Interactions

    A Multimodal Approach

    By Maria Grazia Sindoni

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    Common patterns of interactions are altered in the digital world and new patterns of communication have emerged, challenging previous notions of what communication actually is in the contemporary age. Online configurations of interaction, such as video chats, blogging, and social networking...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Happiness Illusion

    How the media sold us a fairytale

    Edited by Luke Hockley, Nadi Fadina

    The West has never been more affluent yet the use of anti-depressants is on the increase to the extent that the World Health Organisation has declared it a major source of concern. How has this state of affairs come about and what can be done? Television and advertising media seem to know....

    Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Authorship Roles in Popular Music

    Issues and Debates

    By Ron Moy

    Authorship Roles in Popular Music applies the critical concept of auteur theory to popular music via different aspects of production and creativity. Through critical analysis of the music itself, this book contextualizes key concepts of authorship relating to gender, race, technology, originality,...

    Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Mad Tales from Bollywood

    Portrayal of Mental Illness in Conventional Hindi Cinema

    By Dinesh Bhugra

    This is the first book to investigate how mental illness is portrayed in Hindi cinema. It examines attitudes towards mental illness in Indian culture, how they are reflected in Hindi films, and how culture has influenced the portrayal of the psychoses. Dinesh Bhugra guides the reader through...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Women and Media in the Middle East

    From Veiling to Blogging

    Edited by Nahed Eltantawy

    The traditional image of the Middle Eastern woman, as portrayed by the Western media, has tended to be one of a woman oppressed by men and religion. Veiling intensifies this image of supposed powerlessness and imprisonment. However, the Arab Spring uprisings have introduced the West to women in the...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Television and Radio Announcing

    12th Edition

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge