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Forthcoming Sociology of Media Books

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  1. 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...

    To Be Published April 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Critical Theory and Social Media

    Between Emancipation and Commodification

    By Thomas Allmer

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Social media platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter are enormously popular: they are continuously ranked among the most frequently accessed websites worldwide. However there are as yet few studies which combine critical theoretical and empirical research in the context of digital and...

    To Be Published April 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Social Media Handbook

    Edited by Jeremy Hunsinger, Theresa M. Senft

    The Social Media Handbook explores how social media are changing disciplinary understandings of the internet and our everyday lives. In addition to person-to-person social networking services like Facebook and Twitter, this volume considers a broad range of networked information services that...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Gender, Age, and Digital Games in the Domestic Context

    By Alison Harvey

    Series: Routledge Advances in Game Studies

    Western digital game play has shifted in important ways over the last decade, with a plethora of personal devices affording a range of increasingly diverse play experiences. Despite the celebration of a more inclusive environment of digital game play, very little grounded research has been devoted...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Promotional Screen Industries

    By Paul Grainge, Catherine Johnson

    From the trailers and promos that surround film and television to the ads and brand videos that are sought out and shared, promotional media have become a central part of contemporary screen life. Promotional Screen Industries is the first book to explore the sector responsible for this thriving...

    To Be Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Star and Celebrity Confessional

    Edited by Sean Redmond

    In this book the different manifestations, meanings, and processes of the star and celebrity confessional will be explored. The confessional is taken to be any moment in which a star, celebrity, or fan engages in revelatory acts that are considered to be authentic, heart-felt, and honest....

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Digital Media, Cultural Production and Speculative Capitalism

    Edited by Freya Schiwy, Alessandro Fornazzari

    This collection of essays explores the interfaces between new information technologies and their impact on contemporary culture, and recent transformations in capitalist production. From a transnational frame, the essays investigate some of the key facets of contemporary global capitalism: the...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Post Mobile Society

    from the Smart/Mobile to Second Offline

    Edited by Hidenori Tomita

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    The Post Mobile Society: from the Smart/Mobile to Second Offline forms the results of an in-depth and multilateral study on the influence of mobile media on society as well as trends of technologies and applications."Second Offline" refers to the real-world environment whose elements are...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Arts and Cultural Leadership in Asia

    Edited by Jo Caust

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    Arts and cultural activity in Asia is increasingly seen as important internationally, and Asia’s growing prosperity is enabling the full range of artistic activities to be better encouraged, supported and managed. At the same time, cultural frameworks and contexts vary hugely across Asia, and it is...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Mobile Media Practices, Presence and Politics

    The Challenge of Being Seamlessly Mobile

    Edited by Kathleen M. Cumiskey, Larissa Hjorth

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    As an example of convergence, the mobile phone—especially in the form of smartphone—is now ushering in new promises of seamlessness between engagement with technology and everyday common experiences. This seamlessness is not only about how one transitions between the worlds of the device and the...

    To Be Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge