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  1. China's Information and Communications Technology Revolution

    Social changes and state responses

    Edited by Xiaoling Zhang, Yongnian Zheng

    Series: China Policy Series

    In recent years, China has experienced a revolution in information and communications technology (ICT), in 2003 surpassing the USA as the world’s largest telephone market, and as of February 2008, the number of Chinese Internet users has become the largest in the world. At the same time, China...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Transnational Television History

    A Comparative Approach

    Edited by Andreas Fickers, Catherine Johnson

    Although television has developed into a major agent of the transnational and global flow of information and entertainment, television historiography and scholarship largely remains a national endeavour, partly due to the fact that television has been understood as a tool for the creation of...

    Published February 1st 2012 by Routledge

  3. Global Television Formats

    Understanding Television Across Borders

    Edited by Tasha Oren, Sharon Shahaf

    Winner of the 2013 SCMS Best Edited Collection Award For decades, television scholars have viewed global television through the lens of cultural imperialism, focusing primarily on programs produced by US and UK markets and exported to foreign markets. Global Television Formats revolutionizes...

    Published November 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  4. Media Globalization and the Discovery Channel Networks

    By Ole J. Mjos

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    This book is about the relationship between media and globalization, explored through the unique study of the global expansion of Discovery Communications, spearheaded by the Discovery Channel, one of the world’s largest providers of factual television programming and media content. The book argues...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Network Nations

    A Transnational History of British and American Broadcasting

    By Michele Hilmes

    In Network Nations, Michele Hilmes reveals and re-conceptualizes the roots of media globalization through a historical look at the productive transnational cultural relationship between British and American broadcasting. Though frequently painted as opposites--the British public service tradition...

    Published August 9th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Audience Studies

    A Japanese Perspective

    By Toshie Takahashi

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    This book theorizes the role of media and ICT in today’s media-rich global environment and introduces a new argument of audience complexity in an accessible and lively fashion. Based on an ethnography of Japanese engagement with media and ICT in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area, Takahashi offers a...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Global Media, Culture, and Identity

    Theory, Cases, and Approaches

    Edited by Rohit Chopra, Radhika Gajjala

    This edited volume examines the ways that global media shapes relations between place, culture, and identity. Through the included essays, Chopra and Gajjala offer a mix of theoretical reflections and empirical case studies that will help readers understand how the media can shape cultural...

    Published April 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Pirate Modernity

    Delhi's Media Urbanism

    By Ravi Sundaram

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Using Delhi’s contemporary history as a site for reflection, Pirate Modernity moves from a detailed discussion of the technocratic design of the city by US planners in the 1950s, to the massive expansions after 1977, culminating in the urban crisis of the 1990s. As a practice, pirate modernity is...

    Published March 4th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Media Perspectives for the 21st Century

    Edited by Stylianos Papathanassopoulos

    Series: Communication and Society

    Media Perspectives for the 21st Century brings together key international scholars to explore concepts, topics and issues concerning the communication environment in contemporary democratic societies. It combines qualitative and quantitative approaches to provide an interdisciplinary and truly...

    Published November 19th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Popular Media, Democracy and Development in Africa

    Edited by Herman Wasserman

    Series: Internationalizing Media Studies

    Popular Media, Democracy and Development in Africa examines the role that popular media could play to encourage political debate, provide information for development, or critique the very definitions of ‘democracy’ and ‘development’. Drawing on diverse case studies from various regions of the...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge