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Forthcoming Sociology of Media Books

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  1. Mapping BRICS Media

    Edited by Kaarle Nordenstreng, Daya Thussu

    Series: Internationalizing Media Studies

    Mapping BRICS Media brings together distinguished scholars from the BRICS nations to assess the effects of the exponential growth in media in some of the world’s fastest growing major economies and examine how the emergence will impact on global media and communication. Transnational in scope and...

    To Be Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 28th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 31st 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 January 15th 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 January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Power Without Responsibility

    Press, Broadcasting and the Internet in Britain, 8th Edition

    By James Curran, Jean Seaton

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Theorizing Social Memories

    Concepts and Contexts

    Edited by Gerd Sebald, Jatin Wagle

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Public debates over the last two decades about social memories, about how as societies we remember, make sense of, and even imagine and invent, our collective pasts suggest that grand narratives have been abandoned for numerous little stories that contest the unified visions of the past. But, while...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Sexual Identities and the Media

    An Introduction

    By Wendy Hilton-Morrow, Kathleen Battles

    This original introductory text encourages students to consider the complex role that media industries play in producing discourses about sexuality. Taking a critical/cultural studies approach, the authors weave together theory, syntheses of existing research, and original analysis of...

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Activism on the Web

    Everyday Struggles against Digital Capitalism

    By Veronica Barassi

    Series: Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

    With rapid changes in web technologies and the restructuring of the online political economy, one of the crucial priorities of our times is the investigation of the way in which people negotiate, criticise and resist web developments. This book draws on comparative ethnographic research amongst...

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge