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  1. Researching Virtual Worlds

    Methodologies for Studying Emergent Practices

    Edited by Louise Phillips, Ursula Plesner

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    This volume presents a wide range of methodological strategies that are designed to take into account the complex, emergent, and continually shifting character of virtual worlds. It interrogates how virtual worlds emerge as objects of study through the development and application of various...

    Published July 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Public Space of Social Media

    Connected Cultures of the Network Society

    By Therese Tierney

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Social media is restructuring urban practices–through ad-hoc experimentation, commercial software development, and communities of participation. This book is the first to consider how practices contained within social media are situated within a larger genealogy of public space, including theories...

    Published June 17th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Barthes’ "Mythologies" Today

    Readings of Contemporary Culture

    Edited by Pete Bennett, Julian McDougall

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This is Barthes’ seminal text reimagined in a contemporary context by contemporary academics. Through a revisiting of Mythologies, a key text in cultural and media studies, this volume explores the value these disciplines can add to an understanding of contemporary society and culture. Leading...

    Published June 17th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Infoglut

    How Too Much Information Is Changing the Way We Think and Know

    By Mark Andrejevic

    Today, more mediated information is available to more people than at any other time in human history. New and revitalized sense-making strategies multiply in response to the challenges of "cutting through the clutter" of competing narratives and taming the avalanche of information. Data miners, "...

    Published June 16th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Teaching with the Screen

    Pedagogy, Agency, and Media Culture

    By Dan Leopard

    First published in 2013. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 5th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Fifty Key Postmodern Thinkers

    By Stuart Sim

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Postmodernism is an important part of the cultural landscape which continues to evolve, yet the ideas and theories surrounding the subject can be diverse and difficult to understand. Fifty Postmodern Thinkers critically examines the work of fifty of the most important theorists within the...

    Published May 12th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Biotechnology and Communication

    The Meta-Technologies of Information

    Edited by Sandra Braman

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This volume examines the convergence of biotechnology and communication systems and explores how this convergence directly influences our understanding of the nature of communication. Editor Sandra Braman brings together scholars to examine this convergence in three areas: genetic information and "...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Defending the First

    Commentary on First Amendment Issues and Cases

    Edited by Joseph Russomanno

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Defending the First provides a collection of new perspectives on the First Amendment in legal and communication contexts. Editor Joseph Russomanno brings together a roster of major figures who have participated in the shaping of First Amendment law over the past 30 years. Readers are taken into a...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Public Relations in Britain

    A History of Professional Practice in the Twentieth Century

    By Jacquie L'Etang

    In this book the author asks a big question: how did public relations develop in Britain and why? The question is answered through a broad ranging narrative which links the evolution of British public relations in the early twentieth century to key political, economic, social, and technological...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Managing Uncertainty in Organizational Communication

    By Michael W. Kramer

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    In this book, Michael W. Kramer applies uncertainty reduction theory (URT)--a key theory in current communication scholarship--to the context of organizational communication. Examining URT and the range of research applicable to organizational settings, Kramer proposes a groundbreaking theory of...

    Published April 23rd 2013 by Routledge