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Forthcoming Sociology of Media Books

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  1. Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class and Gender

    Edited by Shirley Jackson

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class and Gender chronicles the development, growth, history, impact, and future direction of race, gender, and class studies from a multidisciplinary perspective. The research in this subfield has been wide-ranging, including works in sociology,...

    To Be Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Media and Social Inequality

    Innovations in Community Structure Research

    Edited by John C. Pollock

    This book is among the first to systematically explore the impact of community inequality on reporting political and social change. Although most journalism scholars are still fascinated by the impact of media on society, Media and Social Inequality explores the reverse perspective: the impact of...

    To Be Published July 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Transparency and Surveillance as Sociotechnical Accountability

    A House of Mirrors

    Edited by Deborah G. Johnson, Priscilla M. Regan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

    Surveillance and transparency are both significant and increasingly pervasive activities in neoliberal societies. Surveillance is taken up as a means to achieving security and efficiency; transparency is seen as a mechanism for ensuring compliance or promoting informed consumerism and informed...

    To Be Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Reframing Disability?

    Media, (Dis)Empowerment, and Voice in the London Paralympics

    Edited by Daniel Jackson, Caroline Hodges, Mike Molesworth, Richard Scullion

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    This book explores the predominant narratives surrounding the Paralympics, examining media coverage of the event, the audience response (both among disabled and non-disabled audiences), and asking to what degree the event inspired societal changes (especially for disabled people)....

    To Be Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Social Networks and Music Worlds

    Edited by Nick Crossley, Siobhan McAndrew, Paul Widdop

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Social networks are critical for the creation and consumption of music. This edited collection, Social Networks and Music Worlds, introduces students and scholars of music in society to the core concepts and tools of social network analysis. The collection showcases the use of these tools by...

    To Be Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Human Cloning in the Media

    From Science Fiction to Science Practice

    By Joan Haran, Jenny Kitzinger, Maureen McNeil, Kate O'Riordan

    Series: Genetics and Society

    This book examines the making of human cloning as an imaginary practice and scientific fact. It explores the controversies surrounding both ‘therapeutic cloning’ for stem cell research and ‘reproductive’ cloning. The authors analyse the cultural production of cloning, how practices and...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Crime, Truth and Justice

    Edited by George Gilligan, John Pratt

    This book is concerned to analyse the production of criminological knowledge, with particular reference to one of the most important institutions in the western world involved in this -the official inquiry. The core focus of this book is thus to investigate the structures and processes of official...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Willan

  8. Video Methods

    Social Science Research in Motion

    Edited by Charlotte Bates

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    This interdisciplinary collection provides a set of innovative and inventive approaches to the use of video as a research method. Building on the development of visual methods across the social sciences, it highlights a range of possibilities for making and working with video data. The collection...

    To Be Published August 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Locative Media

    Edited by Rowan Wilken, Gerard Goggin

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Not only is locative media one of the fastest growing areas in digital technology, but questions of location and location-awareness are increasingly central to our contemporary engagements with online and mobile media, and indeed media and culture generally. This volume is a comprehensive account...

    To Be Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Theories of the Mobile Internet

    Materialities and Imaginaries

    Edited by Andrew Herman, Jan Hadlaw, Thom Swiss

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    This volume proposes the mobile Internet is best understood as a socio-technical "assemblage" of objects, practices, symbolic representations, experiences and affects. Authors from a variety of disciplines discuss practices mediated through mobile communication, including current phone and tablet...

    To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge