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  1. The Future of Internet Policy

    Edited by Peter Decherney, Victor Pickard

    All of the short essays in this volume look past the rhetoric of technological determinism and reliance on the natural logic of the market to consider the power of law and policy to steer new media in one direction or another. Many of the essays look backwards through history or outwards across...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Algorithmic Life

    Calculative Devices in the Age of Big Data

    Edited by Louise Amoore, Volha Piotukh

    Amid the proliferating cross-disciplinary discussion of ‘big data’ and algorithms, there is currently a lack of academic work on the changing landscape of calculative technologies and devices, this volume critically explores forms and techniques of calculation that emerge with digital...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Video Game Debate

    Unravelling the Physical, Social, and Psychological Effects of Video Games

    Edited by Thorsten Quandt, Rachel Kowert

    Do video games cause violent, aggressive behavior? Can online games help us learn? When it comes to video games, these are often the types of questions raised by popular media, policy makers, scholars, and the general public. In this collection, international experts review the latest research...

    To Be Published September 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Sesame Effect

    The Global Impact of the Longest Street in the World

    Edited by SESAME WORKSHOP

    Sesame Street's Muppet Diplomacy will describe the work of Sesame Workshop in the international sphere. The Workshop’s productions have shown television and other media are an effective way to teach important messages about how children from different cultures and communities live. Focusing on...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Refining Milestone Mass Communications Theories for the 21st Century

    Edited by Ran Wei

    The ‘Milestones’ essays in Mass Communication and Society are reflective and analytical articles by the most notable scholars in the field. These classic essays address 21st century issues from the pioneers of media and communication studies, including Elihu Katz on new media and social movements,...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Media, Animal Conservation and Environmental Education

    Edited by John Blewitt

    Natural History filmmaking has a long history but the generic boundaries between it and environmental and conservation filmmaking are blurred. Nature, environment and animal imagery has been a mainstay of television, campaigning organisations and conservation bodies from Greenpeace to the Sierra...

    To Be Published October 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Good Media, Bad Media

    The Benefits and Consequences of a Negative, Emotional, and Biased News Media

    By Michael W. Wagner, Mike Gruszczynski

    Series: Controversies in Electoral Democracy and Representation

    The overwhelming negativity with which the American public views the news media is largely misplaced. Indeed, negative, emotional, and even biased political news coverage has some benefits for the American people—influencing their ability to perceive a clear choice between the two major parties,...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Parenting in the Digital Age

    By Suzie Hayman, John Coleman

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge

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