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Forthcoming Sociology of Media Books

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  1. 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 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Promiscuity of Network Culture

    Queer Theory and Digital Media

    By Robert Payne

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Liking, sharing, friending, going viral: what would it mean to recognize these current modes of media interaction as promiscuous? In a contemporary network culture characterized by a proliferation of new forms of intimate mediated sociality, this book argues that promiscuity is a new standard of...

    To Be Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Global Media, Biopolitics, and Affect

    Politicizing Bodily Vulnerability

    By Britta Timm Knudsen, Carsten Stage

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Global Media, Biopolitics and Affect shows how mediations of bodily vulnerability have become a strong political force in contemporary societies. In discussions and struggles concerning war involvement, healthcare issues, charity, democracy movements, contested national pasts, and climate change,...

    To Be Published December 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Oversharing: Presentations of Self in the Internet Age

    2nd Edition

    By Ben Agger

    Series: Framing 21st Century Social Issues

    People ‘overshare’ when they interact with others through the screens of computers and smartphones. Oversharing means to divulge more of their inner feelings, opinions and sexuality than they would in person, or even over the phone. Text messaging, Facebooking, tweeting, camming, blogging, online...

    To Be Published February 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Culture and Economy in the Age of Social Media

    By Christian Fuchs

    Understanding social media requires us to engage with the individual and collective meanings that diverse stakeholders and participants give to platforms. It also requires us to analyse how social media companies try to make profits, how and which labour creates this profit, who creates social...

    To Be Published February 5th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Social Media at BBC News

    The Re-Making of Crisis Reporting

    By Valerie Belair-Gagnon

    Series: Routledge Research in Journalism

    Since the emergence of social media in the journalistic landscape, the BBC has sought to produce reporting more connected to its audience while retaining its authority as a public broadcaster in crisis reporting. Using empirical analysis of crisis news production at the BBC, this book shows that...

    To Be Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Language, Structure and Reproduction (Routledge Revivals)

    An Introduction to the Sociology of Basil Bernstein

    By Paul Atkinson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Basil Bernstein is one of the most creative and influential of contemporary British sociologists, yet his work – especially that relating to language and social structure – is widely misunderstood and misrepresented. This book, first published in 1985, addresses the underlying themes and...

    To Be Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Online@AsiaPacific

    Mobile, Social and Locative Media in the Asia–Pacific

    By Larissa Hjorth, Michael Arnold

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Asia.com

    Media across the Asia-Pacific region are at once social, locative and mobile. Social in that these media facilitate public and interpersonal interaction, locative in that this social communication is geographically placed, and mobile in so much as the media is ever-present. The Asia–Pacific region...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Producing Women

    The Internet, Traditional Femininity, Queerness, and Creativity

    By Michele White

    Producing Women examines the ways femininity is produced through new media. Michele White considers how women are constructed, produce themselves as subjects, form vital production cultures on sites like Etsy, and deploy technological processes to reshape their identities and digital...

    To Be Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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,...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge