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New and Published Books

  1. Critiquing Free Speech

    First Amendment theory and the Challenge of Interdisciplinarity

    By Matthew D. Bunker

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    In this exceptional volume, Matthew D. Bunker explores the work of contemporary free speech critics and argues that, while at times these critics provide important lessons, many of their conclusions must be rejected. Moreover, Bunker suggests that we be wary of interdisciplinary approaches to free...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Theories of the Mobile Internet

    Materialities and Imaginaries

    Edited by Andrew Herman, Jan Hadlaw, Thom Swiss

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    This volume proposes the mobile Internet is best understood as a socio-technical "assemblage" of objects, practices, symbolic representations, experiences and affects. Authors from a variety of disciplines discuss practices mediated through mobile communication, including current phone and tablet...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Neuroscience and Media

    New Understandings and Representations

    Edited by Michael Grabowski

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This volume explores how advances in the fields of evolutionary neuroscience and cognitive psychology are informing media studies with a better understanding of how humans perceive, think and experience emotion within mediated environments. The book highlights interdisciplinary and...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Learning How to Fall

    Art and Culture after September 11

    By T Nikki Cesare Schotzko

    Beginning with Richard Drew’s controversial photograph of a man falling from the North Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, Learning How to Fall investigates the changing relationship between world events and their subsequent documentation, asking: Does the mediatization of the...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Digital Publics

    Cultural Political Economy, Financialisation and Creative Organisational Politics

    By John Michael Roberts

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Today we often hear academics, commentators, pundits, and politicians telling us that new media has transformed activism, providing an array of networks for ordinary people to become creatively involved in a multitude of social and political practices. But what exactly is the ideology lurking...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Discourse of Public Participation Media

    From talk show to Twitter

    By Joanna Thornborrow

    The Discourse of Public Participation Media takes a fresh look at what ‘ordinary’ people are doing on air – what they say, and how and where they get to say it. Using techniques of discourse analysis to explore the construction of participant identities in a range of different public...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Mapping Foreign Correspondence in Europe

    Edited by Georgios Terzis

    Series: Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

    The book studies the current trends of foreign correspondence in Europe. The EU’s expansion has had abundant effects on news coverage and some of the European capitals have become home to the biggest international press corps in world. So, who are these "professional strangers" stationed in Europe...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Gender, Migration and the Media

    Edited by Myria Georgiou

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    This volume brings together a number of experts who explore conceptual and policy challenges, as well as empirical realities, associated with gender and migration in highly mediated societies. The need to more systematically address the gendered experience of migration, especially in relation to...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology

    Volume III

    Edited by Gregory A. Kimble, Michael Wertheimer

    Series: Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology Series

    This third volume in a series devoted to luminaries in the history of psychology--features chapter authors who are themselves highly visible and eminent scholars. They provide glimpses of the giants who shaped modern cognitive and behavioral science, and shed new light on their contributions and...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Locative Media

    Edited by Rowan Wilken, Gerard Goggin

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Not only is locative media one of the fastest growing areas in digital technology, but questions of location and location-awareness are increasingly central to our contemporary engagements with online and mobile media, and indeed media and culture generally. This volume is a comprehensive account...

    Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge