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New and Published Books

  1. The Routledge Companion to Alternative and Community Media

    Edited by Chris Atton

    The Routledge Companion to Alternative and Community Media provides an authoritative and comprehensive examination of the diverse forms, practices and philosophies of alternative and community media across the world. The volume offers a multiplicity of perspectives to examine the reasons why...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries

    Edited by Kate Oakley, Justin O'Connor

    The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries is collection of contemporary scholarship on the cultural industries and seeks to re-assert the importance of cultural production and consumption against the purely economic imperatives of the ‘creative industries’. Across 43 chapters drawn from...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Networked China: Global Dynamics of Digital Media and Civic Engagement

    New Agendas in Communication

    Edited by Wenhong Chen, Stephen D. Reese

    Series: New Agendas in Communication Series

    The Internet and digital media have become conduits and locales where millions of Chinese share information and engage in creative expression and social participation. This book takes a cutting-edge look at the impacts and implications of an increasingly networked China. Eleven chapters cover the...

    Published May 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Documenting the Beijing Olympics

    Edited by D.P. Martinez, Kevin Latham

    This book focuses on the processes of documenting the Beijing Olympics – ranging from the visual (television and film) to radio and the written word – and the meanings generated by such representations. What were the ‘key’ stories and how were they chosen? What was dramatised? Who were the heroes?...

    Published May 8th 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...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Arab Cultural Studies

    History, Politics and the Popular

    Edited by Anastasia Valassopoulos

    This book seeks to both showcase and further develop innovative research and debates on contemporary Arab cultural production. Popular culture in the form of cinema, popular music, literature, visual media and cyber-cultures, both local and imported, enjoy a central role in Arab cultural life, and...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Fighting the Flames

    The Spectacular Performance of Fire at Coney Island

    By Lynn Kathleen Sally

    In Fighting the Flames, Sally contextualizes, historicizes, and theorizes the spectacular performance of fire at turn-of-the-twentieth century Coney Island. The performance of fire included staged exhibits, such as Fire and Flames and Fighting the Flames, and the real fires that plagued its history...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Interactive Digital Narrative

    History, Theory and Practice

    Edited by Hartmut Koenitz, Gabriele Ferri, Mads Haahr, Diğdem Sezen, Tonguç İbrahim Sezen

    Series: Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

    The book is concerned with narrative in digital media that changes according to user input—Interactive Digital Narrative (IDN). It provides a broad overview of current issues and future directions in this multi-disciplinary field that includes humanities-based and computational perspectives. It...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Advertising Media Workbook and Sourcebook

    4th Edition

    By Larry Kelley, Kim Sheehan, Donald W. Jugenheimer

    This combination of workbook and sourcebook presents both easy-to-understand explanations of advertising media sources and calculations along with real-world examples of source material from advertising and media companies. It is designed for both practitioners and students - anyone who wants to...

    Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Advertising Media Planning

    A Brand Management Approach, 4th Edition

    By Larry Kelley, Kim Sheehan, Donald W. Jugenheimer

    The planning and placement of advertising media is a multibillion dollar business that critically impacts advertising effectiveness. The new edition of this acclaimed and widely adopted text offers practical guidance for those who practice media planning on a daily basis, as well as those who must...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge