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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 64 new and published books in the subject of Television Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Extreme Weather and Global Media

    Edited by Julia Leyda, Diane Negra

    In the two decades bracketing the turn of the millennium, large-scale weather disasters have been inevitably constructed as media events. As such, they challenge the meaning of concepts such as identity and citizenship for both locally affected populations and widespread spectator communities. This...

    Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Cultural Politics of Colorblind TV Casting

    By Kristen J. Warner

    Series: Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

    This book fills a significant gap in the critical conversation on race in media by extending interrogations of racial colorblindness in American television to the industrial practices that shape what we see on screen. Specifically, it frames the practice of colorblind casting as a potent lens for...

    Published June 16th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Popular Culture, Political Economy and the Death of Feminism

    Why women are in refrigerators and other stories

    By Penny Griffin

    Series: Popular Culture and World Politics

    While some have argued that we live in a ‘postfeminist’ era that renders feminism irrelevant to people’s contemporary lives this book takes ‘feminism’, the source of eternal debate, contestation and ambivalence, and situates the term within the popular, cultural practices of everyday life. It...

    Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Sexualities in World Politics

    How LGBTQ claims shape International Relations

    Edited by Manuela Lavinas Picq, Markus Thiel

    Series: Interventions

    As LGBTQ claims acquire global relevance, how do sexual politics impact the study of International Relations? This book argues that LGBTQ perspectives are not only an inherent part of world politics but can also influence IR theory-making. LGBTQ politics have simultaneously gained international...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Popular Television in Eastern Europe During and Since Socialism

    Edited by Timothy Havens, Anikó Imre, Katalin Lustyik

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    This collection of essays responds to the recent surge of interest in popular television in Eastern Europe. This is a region where television's transformation has been especially spectacular, shifting from a state-controlled broadcast system delivering national, regional, and heavily filtered...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media

    Edited by Gary D. Rawnsley, Ming-yeh T. Rawnsley

    The study of Chinese media is a field that is growing and evolving at an exponential rate. Not only are the Chinese media a fascinating subject for analysis in their own right, but they also offer scholars and students a window to observe multi-directional flows of information, culture and...

    Published May 6th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Arab Cultural Studies

    History, Politics and the Popular

    Edited by Anastasia Valassopoulos

    This book seeks to both showcase and further develop innovative research and debates on contemporary Arab cultural production. Popular culture in the form of cinema, popular music, literature, visual media and cyber-cultures, both local and imported, enjoy a central role in Arab cultural life, and...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Inside Family Viewing (Routledge Revivals)

    Ethnographic Research on Television's Audiences

    By James Lull

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1990, this title presents a rich account of how television intersects with family life in American and other world cultures. From an analysis of the political and cultural significance of China’s most important television series to detailed descriptions of how families in the...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Sexual Identities and the Media

    An Introduction

    By Wendy Hilton-Morrow, Kathleen Battles

    Sexual Identities and the Media encourages students to examine media as a site of negotiation for how people make sense of their own and others’ sexual identities. Taking a critical/cultural approach, Wendy Hilton-Morrow and Kathleen Battles weave together theory, synthesis of existing research,...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Nation, Ethnicity and Race on Russian Television

    Mediating Post-Soviet Difference

    By Stephen Hutchings, Vera Tolz

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    Russia, one of the most ethno-culturally diverse countries in the world, provides a rich case study on how globalisation and associated international trends are disrupting, and causing the radical rethinking of approaches to, inter-ethnic cohesion. The book highlights the importance of television...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge