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Forthcoming Sociology of Media Books

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  1. The Global Beauty Industry

    Colorism, Racism, and the National Body

    By Meeta Rani Jha

    Series: Framing 21st Century Social Issues

    The Global Beauty Industry is an interdisciplinary text that uses beauty to explore topics of gender, race, class, colorism, nation, bodies, multiculturalism, transnationalism, and intersectionality. Integrating materials from a wide range of cultural and geo-political contexts, it coalesces with...

    To Be Published September 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Privacy and Capitalism in the Age of Social Media

    By Sebastian Sevignani

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

    This book explores commodification processes of personal data and provides a critical framing of the ongoing debate of privacy in the Internet age, using the example of social media and referring to interviews with users. It advocates and expands upon two main theses: First, people’s privacy is...

    To Be Published September 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Gender, Media, Sport

    Edited by Susanna Hedenborg, Gertrud Pfister

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    Despite the position that sport occupies at the centre of public attention, and despite the billions of consumers and immense coverage which it attracts from around the globe, it seems that the media prioritise coverage of only a very small fraction of sporting events, and a few prominent athletes....

    To Be Published September 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Media and Communication in the Chinese Diaspora

    Rethinking Transnationalism

    Edited by Wanning Sun, John Sinclair

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    The rise of China has brought about a dramatic increase in the rate of migration from mainland China. At the same time, the Chinese government has embarked on a full-scale push for the internationalisation of Chinese media and culture. Media and communication have therefore become crucial factors...

    To Be Published September 24th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Video Game Debate

    Unravelling the Physical, Social, and Psychological Effects of Video Games

    Edited by Thorsten Quandt, Rachel Kowert

    Do video games cause violent, aggressive behavior? Can online games help us learn? When it comes to video games, these are often the types of questions raised by popular media, policy makers, scholars, and the general public. In this collection, international experts review the latest research...

    To Be Published September 25th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Mediating Post-Socialist Femininities

    Edited by Nadia Kaneva

    Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, this collection of essays examines the ways in which popular media re-construct ideas and ideals of femininity in the post-socialist cultural space. The authors explore a comprehensive range of questions including: How have post-socialist women...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Software, Infrastructure, Labor

    A Media Theory of Logistical Nightmares

    By Ned Rossiter

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Ethnographic Fieldwork and Digital Culture

    A Beginner's Guide

    By Piia Varis

    Ethnography, as a holistic approach to societies and cultures, can make a substantial contribution to the study of present-day online environments and our digital culture(s). However, the process of doing ethnography online is far from straight-forward. This book aims to give a realistic account...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Handbook of New Media in Asia

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Olivia Khoo

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Synchronization of National Policies

    How Worldwide Trends are Created and Domesticated

    By Pertti Alasuutari

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The Synchronization of National Policies shows how it is possible that there is remarkable uniformity in the policies that the nation-states adopt, although there is no world government. Mainstream research attributes such global governance to the influence of leading countries, to functional...

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge