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Forthcoming Media Effects Books

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  1. Entertainment Industries

    Entertainment as a Cultural System

    Edited by Alan McKee, Christy Collis, Ben Hamley

    Entertainment Industries is the first book to map entertainment as a cultural system. Including work from world-renowned analysts such as Henry Jenkins and Jonathan Gray, this innovative collection explains what entertainment is and how it works. Entertainment is audience-centred culture. The...

    To Be Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. New Media and International Development

    Representation and affect in microfinance

    By Anke Schwittay

    Series: Rethinking Development

    New Media and International Development is the first in-depth examination of microfinance’s enduring popularity with Northern publics. Through a case study of Kiva.org, the world’s first person-to-person microlending website, and other microfinance organizations, the book argues that international...

    To Be Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Mind and Media

    The Effects of Television, Video Games, and Computers

    By Patricia M. Greenfield

    Series: Psychology Press Classic Editions

    In this now classic, Patricia M. Greenfield argues that each medium can make a contribution to development, that each has strengths and weaknesses, and that the ideal childhood environment includes a multimedia approach to learning....

    To Be Published November 26th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Entertainment Media and Politics

    Advances in Effects-Based Research

    Edited by Robert Lance Holbert

    The prominence of politically-themed entertainment is evident across the global media landscape. Given its popularity, it is important to gain a firm understanding of the mechanisms through which this diverse and multi-faceted content can generate democratic outcomes. In addition, it is essential...

    To Be Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Video Games and Social Competence

    By Rachel Kowert

    Series: Routledge Advances in Game Studies

    Despite their popularity, online video games have been met with suspicion by the popular media and academic community. In particular, there is a growing concern that online video game play may be associated with deficits in social functioning. Due to a lack of empirical consistency, the debate...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Neuroscience and Media

    New Understandings and Representations

    Edited by Michael J. Grabowski

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This volume explores how advances in the fields of evolutionary neuroscience and cognitive psychology are informing media studies with a better understanding of how humans perceive, think and experience emotion within mediated environments. The book highlights interdisciplinary and...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Sesame Diplomacy

    How Sesame Street’s International Co-Productions Work to Build a New More Peaceful World

    Edited by SESAME WORKSHOP

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 July 1st 2015 by Routledge

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