Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Media Theory Books

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 125 new and published books in the subject of Media Theory — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 2

  1. Self Versus Others

    Media, Messages, and the Third-Person Effect

    By Julie L. Andsager, H. Allen White

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Self Versus Others explores the third-person effect and its role in media as a means of persuasion. This scholarly work synthesizes more than two decades of research on the third-person effect, the process in which individuals do not perceive themselves to be impacted by particular messages—...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Negotiating the Mediated City

    Everyday Encounters with Public Screens

    By Zlatan Krajina

    Series: Comedia

    This book is an interdisciplinary empirical investigation of how people interact with public screens in their daily lives. In more and more surprising locations, screens of various kinds appear within the sightlines of passers-by in contemporary cities. Outdoor advertisers target audiences which...

    Published December 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Media Effects

    Advances in Theory and Research, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Jennings Bryant, Mary Beth Oliver

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    With contributions from some of the finest scholars in the discipline, Media Effects serves not only as a comprehensive reference volume for media effects study but also as an exceptional textbook for advanced courses in media effects. Covering the breadth of the media effects arena, this third...

    Published December 6th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Media Studies

    The Essential Resource, 2nd Edition

    By Sarah Casey Benyahia, Abigail Gardner, Philip Rayner, Peter Wall

    Series: Essentials

    Bringing together key writings with original textbook material, the second edition of Media Studies: The Essential Resource explains central perspectives and concepts within Media Studies. Readers are introduced to a range of writing on media topics promoting an understanding of the subject from...

    Published December 5th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Race and Media Reader

    Edited by Gilbert B. Rodman

    The Race and Media Reader provides a wide-ranging introduction to major issues and debates surrounding the role that the media plays in ongoing struggles around race and racism in the US today. The essays collected here come from a wide variety of disciplinary, theoretical, and methodological...

    Published November 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Global Media Ecologies

    Networked Production in Film and Television

    By Doris Baltruschat

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    In this study, Baltruschat calls attention to dramatic changes in worldwide media production. Her work provides new insights into industry re-organization, digital media, and audience interactivity as pivotal relationships are redrawn along the entire value chain of production, distribution, and...

    Published November 8th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Social Media, Social Genres

    Making Sense of the Ordinary

    By Stine Lomborg

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Internet-based applications such as blogs, social network sites, online chat forums, text messages, microblogs, and location-based communication services used from computers and smart phones represent central resources for organizing daily life and making sense of ourselves and the social worlds we...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Mediating the Message in the 21st Century

    A Media Sociology Perspective

    By Pamela J. Shoemaker, Stephen D. Reese

    Hailed as one of the "most significant books of the twentieth century" by Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Mediating the Message has long been an essential text for media effects scholars and students of media sociology. This new edition of the classic media sociology textbook now...

    Published October 1st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Online File Sharing

    Innovations in Media Consumption

    By Jonas Andersson Schwarz

    Series: Comedia

    It is apparent that file sharing on the Internet has become an emerging norm of media consumption—especially among young people. This book provides a critical perspective on this phenomenon, exploring issues related to file sharing, downloading, peer-to-peer networks, "piracy," and (not least)...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Emergence of the Digital Humanities

    By Steven E. Jones

    The past decade has seen a profound shift in our collective understanding of the digital network. What was once understood to be a transcendent virtual reality is now experienced as a ubiquitous grid of data that we move through and interact with every day, raising new questions about the social,...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge