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  1. Radicalisation and Media

    Connectivity and Terrorism in the New Media Ecology

    By Andrew Hoskins, Akil Awan, Ben O'Loughlin

    Series: Media, War and Security

    This book examines the circulation and effects of radical discourse by analysing the role of mass media coverage in promoting or hindering radicalisation and acts of political violence. There is a new environment of conflict in the post-9/11 age, in which there appears to be emerging threats to...

    Published July 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Media Studies Reader

    Edited by Laurie Ouellette

    Designed for the critical media studies curriculum, The Media Studies Reader is an entry point into the major theories and debates that have shaped critical media studies from the 1940s to the present. Combining foundational essays with influential new writings, this collection provides a tool box...

    Published July 17th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Media and the Moral Mind

    Edited by Ron Tamborini

    Series: Electronic Media Research Series

    Questions regarding the relation between media and morality have been a lasting concern. Can media exposure shape or alter moral values? Does morality influence how audience members select, interpret and respond to media content? Attempts to answer such questions are hindered by the complex nature...

    Published April 24th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Advertising Theory

    Edited by Shelly Rodgers, Esther Thorson

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Advertising Theory provides detailed and current explorations of key theories in the advertising discipline. The volume gives a working knowledge of the primary theoretical approaches of advertising, offering a comprehensive synthesis of the vast literature in the area. Editors Shelly Rodgers and...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  5. Jean Baudrillard

    Fatal Theories

    Edited by David B. Clarke, Marcus Doel, William Merrin, Richard G. Smith

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    Jean Baudrillard was one of the most influential, radical, and visionary thinkers of our age. His ideas have had a profound bearing on countless fields, from art and politics to science and technology. Once hailed as the high priest of postmodernity, Baudrillard’s sophisticated theoretical analyses...

    Published December 15th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Crafting Society

    Ethnicity, Class, and Communication Theory

    By Donald G. Ellis

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    The study of communication, language, and discourse is at once simple, elegant, and complex. Each of these areas is informed by "micro" subjective experiences of individuals and the "macro" processes of a culture. Communication itself is thoroughly modern yet it seeks anchorage in the traditions of...

    Published December 11th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Migration and New Media

    Transnational Families and Polymedia

    By Mirca Madianou, Daniel Miller

    How do parents and children care for each other when they are separated because of migration? The way in which transnational families maintain long-distance relationships has been revolutionised by the emergence of new media such as email, instant messaging, social networking sites, webcam and...

    Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Architecture of Information

    Architecture, Interaction Design and the Patterning of Digital Information

    By Martyn Dade-Robertson

    This book looks at relationships between the organization of physical objects in space and the organization of ideas. Historical, philosophical, psychological and architectural knowledge are united to develop an understanding of the relationship between information and its representation....

    Published May 24th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Audience Studies

    A Japanese Perspective

    By Toshie Takahashi

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    This book theorizes the role of media and ICT in today’s media-rich global environment and introduces a new argument of audience complexity in an accessible and lively fashion. Based on an ethnography of Japanese engagement with media and ICT in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area, Takahashi offers a...

    Published May 15th 2011 by Routledge

  10. After the Media

    Culture and Identity in the 21st Century

    By Peter Bennett, Alex Kendall, Julian McDougall

    This provocative text considers the state of media and cultural studies today after the demolition of the traditional media paradigm, and engages with the new, active consumer culture. Media Studies, particularly within schools, has until recently been concerned with mass media and the effects of...

    Published May 5th 2011 by Routledge