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Forthcoming Media Theory Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Digitized Lives

    Culture, Power and Social Change in the Internet Era

    By T.V. Reed

    In a remarkably short period of time the Internet and associated digital communication technologies have deeply changed the way millions of people around the globe live their lives. But what is the nature of that impact? In chapters examining a broad range of issues—including sexuality, politics,...

    To Be Published June 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Media and Social Inequality

    Innovations in Community Structure Research

    Edited by John C. Pollock

    This book is among the first to systematically explore the impact of community inequality on reporting political and social change. Although most journalism scholars are still fascinated by the impact of media on society, Media and Social Inequality explores the reverse perspective: the impact of...

    To Be Published July 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Media Effects and Society

    2nd Edition

    By Elizabeth M. Perse, Jennifer Lambe

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Media Effects and Society provides an in-depth look at media effects and offers a theoretical foundation for understanding mass media's impact on individuals and society. Working from the assumption that media effects are common and are often underestimated, the text focuses on dominant areas of...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. 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...

    To Be Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Disorder and the Disinformation Society

    The Social Dynamics of Networks and Software

    By Jonathan Marshall, James Goodman, Didar Zowghi, Francesca da Rimini

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

    Based in both rigorous theoretical work and case studies of software and network usage and installation, this book explores the idea that disruption and disorder are essential to the dynamic composition of contemporary Information Society. It covers topics ranging from organizational and social...

    To Be Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Activism on the Web

    Everyday Struggles against Digital Capitalism

    By Veronica Barassi

    Series: Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

    With rapid changes in web technologies and the restructuring of the online political economy, one of the crucial priorities of our times is the investigation of the way in which people negotiate, criticise and resist web developments. This book draws on comparative ethnographic research amongst...

    To Be Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge