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New and Published Books

  1. Pathways to Public Relations

    Histories of Practice and Profession

    Edited by Burton St. John III, Margot Opdycke Lamme, Jacquie L'Etang

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    Over the centuries, scholars have studied how individuals, institutions and groups have used various rhetorical stances to persuade others to pay attention to, believe in, and adopt a course of action. The emergence of public relations as an identifiable and discrete occupation in the early 20th...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Celebrity Culture

    Second Edition

    By Ellis Cashmore

    Over the past few decades, the public obsession with celebrity has exploded. There has also been a huge growth in the number of college and university courses and degrees on celebrity studies and celebrity journalism. Ellis Cashmore’s Celebrity/Culture was among the first textbooks to address this...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Digital Literacies

    By Julia Gillen

    Series: Literacies

    With our increasing use of digital and online media, the way we interact with these forms of communication is having an enormous impact on our literacy and learning. In Digital Literacies, Julia Gillen argues that to a substantial extent Linguistics has failed to rise to the opportunities presented...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Cosmopolitanism and the New News Media

    Edited by Lilie Chouliaraki, Bolette Blaagaard

    Series: Journalism Studies

    The Arab Spring, the Occupy Wall Street movement and the Haiti earthquake are only some of the recent examples of the power of new media to transform journalism. Some celebrate this power as a new cosmopolitanism that challenges the traditional boundaries of foreign reporting, yet others fear that...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Political Communication in China

    Convergence or Divergence Between the Media and Political System?

    Edited by Wenfang Tang, Shanto Iyengar

    It is widely recognised that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) uses the media to set the agenda for political discourse, propagate official policies, monitor public opinion, and rally regime support. State agencies in China control the full spectrum of media programming, either through ownership or...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Current Perspectives in Feminist Media Studies

    Edited by Lisa McLaughlin, Cynthia Carter

    Current Perspectives in Feminist Media Studies features contributions written by a diverse group of stellar feminist scholars from around the world. Each contributor has authored a brief, thought-provoking commentary on the current status and future directions of feminist media studies. Although...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. New Media, Campaigning and the 2008 Facebook Election

    Edited by Thomas J. Johnson, David D. Perlmutter

    Some political observers dubbed the 2008 presidential campaign as 'the Facebook Election'. Barack Obama, in particular, employed social media such as blogs, Twitter, Flickr, Digg, YouTube, MySpace and Facebook to run a 'grassroots-style' campaign. The Obama campaign was keenly aware that voters,...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Women and the Media

    Feminism and Femininity in Britain, 1900 to the Present

    Edited by Maggie Andrews, Sallie McNamara

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    The media have played a significant role in the contested and changing social position of women in Britain since the 1900s. They have facilitated feminism by both providing discourses and images from which women can construct their identities, and offering spaces where hegemonic ideas of femininity...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Information Technology, Development, and Social Change

    Edited by Fay Patel, Prahalad Sooknanan, Giselle Rampersad, Anuradha Mundkur

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    The speed and cost effectiveness of new information technology has prompted many to view these innovations as a panacea for social and economic development. However, such a view flies in the face of continuing inequities in education, health, food, and infrastructure. This volume explores these...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Consuming Race

    By Ben Pitcher

    From the rise of Nordic noir to a taste for street food, from practices of natural gardening to the aesthetics of children's TV, contemporary culture is saturated with racial meanings. By consuming race we make sense of other groups and cultures, communicate our own identities, express our needs...

    Published April 6th 2014 by Routledge