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Forthcoming Sociology of Media Books

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  1. Popular Culture as Everyday Life

    Edited by Dennis Waskul, Phillip Vannini

    In Popular Culture and Everyday Life Phillip Vannini and Dennis Waskul have brought together a variety of short essays that illustrate the many ways that popular culture intersects with mundane experiences of everyday life. Most essays are written in a reflexive ethnographic style, primarily...

    To Be Published November 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Citizen Participation and Political Communication in a Digital World

    Edited by Alex Frame, Gilles Brachotte

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    The arrival of the participatory web 2.0 has been hailed by many as a media revolution, bringing with it new tools and possibilities for direct political action. Through specialised online platforms, mainstream social media or blogs, citizens in many countries are increasingly seeking to have their...

    To Be Published November 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Affect, Space and Animals

    Edited by Jopi Nyman, Nora Schuurman

    Series: Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

    In recent years, animals have entered the focus of the social and cultural sciences, resulting in the emergence of the new field of human–animal studies. This book investigates the relationships between humans and animals, paying particular attention to the role of affect, space, and animal...

    To Be Published November 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Feminism, Labour and Digital Media

    The Digital Housewife

    By Kylie Jarrett

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    This book offers an original contribution to the exploration of consumer labour in digital media. It locates Marxist Feminist interpretations of domestic work at the centre of this discussion, providing a richer framework for understanding digital media economics. The argument critiques existing...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Technologies of Religion

    Spheres of the Sacred in a Post-secular Modernity

    By Sam Han

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

    Breaking new ground by bringing together empirical work done in the vein of the emergent field of "digital religion" and larger social-theoretical discussions on secularism and modernity, this book investigates the powerful entanglement of religion and new media technologies. It takes stock of the...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Ubiquitous Computing, Complexity and Culture

    Edited by Ulrik Ekman, Jay David Bolter, Lily Díaz, Morten Søndergaard, Maria Engberg

    The ubiquitous nature of mobile and pervasive computing has begun to reshape and complicate our notions of space, time, and identity. In this collection, over thirty internationally recognized contributors reflect on ubiquitous computing’s implications for the ways in which we interact with our...

    To Be Published December 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Asian Perspectives on Digital Culture

    Emerging Phenomena, Enduring Concepts

    Edited by Sun Sun Lim, Cheryll Soriano

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    In Asia, amidst its varied levels of economic development and diverse cultural traditions and political regimes, the Internet and mobile communications are increasingly used in every aspect of life. Yet the analytical frames used to understand the impact of digital media on Asia predominantly...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Fan Identities and Practices in Context

    Dedicated to Music

    Edited by Mark Duffett

    Popular music is not simply a series of musicians, moments, genres or recordings. Audiences matter; and the most ardent audience members are the fans. To be a fan is to feel a connection with music. The study of fandom has begun to emerge as a vital strand of academic research, one that offers a...

    To Be Published December 18th 2015 by Routledge

  9. A Musical and Cultural History of Loudness

    By Kyle Devine

    Series: Routledge Research in Music

    This book offers the first musical, cultural, and technological history of loudness, highlighting how loudness calls attention to musical, discursive, affective, and technological continuities that stretch across seemingly disparate traditions. Devine focuses especially on the years since 1915,...

    To Be Published December 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Cool Nations

    Media and the Social Imaginary of the Branded Country

    By Katja Valaskivi

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Nation branding is the most recent feature of imagined nation-making in the history of nations. Facing global competition, national decision-makers aim to distinguish their countries from others by means of branding. Quite a few nations have considered the term ‘cool’ suitable for describing some...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge