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  1. The Global Impact of Olympic Media at London 2012

    Edited by Andrew C. Billings, Marie Hardin

    This book explores the biggest sporting event in the world through the lens in which most people witness it: the media. Traversing nations and media formats, contributors offer insights into the manner in which the Olympics is conveyed to the masses and the impact arising from the mass consumption...

    Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Introduction to Game Analysis

    By Clara Fernández-Vara

    Game analysis allows us to understand games better, providing insight into the player-game relationship, the construction of the game, and its sociocultural relevance. As the field of game studies grows, videogame writing is evolving from the mere evaluation of gameplay, graphics, sound, and...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. New Literacies around the Globe

    Policy and Pedagogy

    Edited by Cathy Burnett, Julia Davies, Guy Merchant, Jennifer Rowsell

    Series: Routledge Research in Literacy

    The increasing popularity of digitally-mediated communication is prompting us to radically rethink literacy and its role in education; at the same time, national policies have promulgated a view of literacy focused on the skills and classroom routines associated with print, bolstered by regimes of...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Mobile Technology and Place

    Edited by Rowan Wilken, Gerard Goggin

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    An international roster of contributors come together in this comprehensive volume to examine the complex interactions between mobile media technologies and issues of place. Balancing philosophical reflection with empirical analysis, this book examines the specific contexts in which place and...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Word of Mouth and Social Media

    Edited by Allan J. Kimmel, Philip J. Kitchen

    This collection examines a key new development in the contemporary marketing landscape, the relationship between the informal exchange of information and advice among consumers – known as word of mouth (WOM) – and emerging social media. Whereas WOM has been around since as long as people have...

    Published July 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Mobility and Locative Media

    Mobile Communication in Hybrid Spaces

    Edited by Adriana de Souza e Silva, Mimi Sheller

    Series: Changing Mobilities

    Mobilities has become an important framework to understand and analyze contemporary social, spatial, economic and political practices. Especially as mobile media become seamlessly integrated into transportation networks, navigating urban spaces, and connecting with social networks while on the move...

    Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Entertainment Industries

    Entertainment as a Cultural System

    Edited by Alan McKee, Christy Collis, Ben Hamley

    Entertainment Industries is the first book to map entertainment as a cultural system. Including work from world-renowned analysts such as Henry Jenkins and Jonathan Gray, this innovative collection explains what entertainment is and how it works. Entertainment is audience-centred culture. The...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Language Mixing and Code-Switching in Writing

    Approaches to Mixed-Language Written Discourse

    Edited by Mark Sebba, Shahrzad Mahootian, Carla Jonsson

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    "Code-switching," or the alternation of languages by bilinguals, has attracted an enormous amount of attention from researchers. However, most research has focused on spoken language, and the resultant theoretical frameworks have been based on spoken code-switching. This volume presents a...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge