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Forthcoming Books

  1. Visible Fictions

    Cinema: Television: Video, 2nd Edition

    By John Ellis

    This revised edition of a standard textbook combines an examination of the cinema and television industries with a detailed analysis of their aesthetic and semiotic characteristics. John Ellis draws on his experience as an independent television producer to provide a comprehensive and challenging...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Media History and the Archive

    Edited by Craig Robertson

    By the time readers encounter academic history in the form of books and articles, all that tends to be left of an author’s direct experience with archives is pages of endnotes. Whether intentionally or not, archives have until recently been largely thought of as discrete collections of documents,...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. TV Transformations

    Revealing the Makeover Show

    Edited by Tania Lewis

    The past decade has seen an explosion of lifestyle makeover TV shows. Audiences around the world are being urged to ‘renovate’ everything from their homes to their pets and children while lifestyle experts on TV now tell us what not to eat and what not to wear. Makeover television and makeover...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Popular Television in Eastern Europe During and Since Socialism

    Edited by Timothy Havens, Anikó Imre, Katalin Lustyik

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    This collection of essays responds to the recent surge of interest in popular television in Eastern Europe. This is a region where television's transformation has been especially spectacular, shifting from a state-controlled broadcast system delivering national, regional, and heavily filtered...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media

    Edited by Gary D. Rawnsley, Ming-yeh T. Rawnsley

    The study of Chinese media is a field that is growing and evolving at an exponential rate. Not only are the Chinese media a fascinating subject for analysis in their own right, but they also offer scholars and students a window to observe multi-directional flows of information, culture and...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Theatrical Performance and the Forensic Turn

    Naked Truth

    By James Frieze

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    This book is the first substantial account of contemporary theatre’s fixation with the processing and detection of evidence. Since the mid-1990s, across diverse branches of theatrical performance, truth has increasingly been figured in terms of means rather than ends, with procedures for the...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Cultural Politics of Colorblind TV Casting

    By Kristen J. Warner

    Series: Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

    This book fills a significant gap in the critical conversation on race in media by extending interrogations of racial colorblindness in American television to the industrial practices that shape what we see on screen. Specifically, it frames the practice of colorblind casting as a potent lens for...

    To Be Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    To Be Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Spanish-Language Television in the United States

    50 Years of Development

    By Kenton T. Wilkinson

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Spanish-language media play key social, political and economic roles in U.S. society, and television in particular connects many Hispanics to their cultures of origin, each other, and broader U.S. society. Since its introduction to the United States in the early 1960s, Spanish-language television...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Media Criticism in a Digital Age

    Professional And Consumer Considerations

    By Peter B. Orlik

    Media Criticism in a Digital Age is addressed to three groups of readers: people preparing for careers as media professionals or those already in the profession who want to enhance their decision-making skills serious students of the discipline of criticism who seek to expand their analytical...

    To Be Published August 5th 2015 by Routledge