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  1. The Post Mobile Society

    from the Smart/Mobile to Second Offline

    Edited by Hidenori Tomita

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    The Post Mobile Society: from the Smart/Mobile to Second Offline forms the results of an in-depth and multilateral study on the influence of mobile media on society as well as trends of technologies and applications."Second Offline" refers to the real-world environment whose elements are...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries

    Edited by Kate Oakley, Justin O'Connor

    The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries is collection of contemporary scholarship on the cultural industries and seeks to re-assert the importance of cultural production and consumption against the purely economic imperatives of the ‘creative industries’. Across 43 chapters drawn from...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Dark Side of Game Play

    Controversial Issues in Playful Environments

    Edited by Torill Elvira Mortensen, Jonas Linderoth, Ashley ML Brown

    Series: Routledge Advances in Game Studies

    Games allow players to experiment and play with subject positions, values and moral choice. In game worlds players can take on the role of antagonists; they allow us to play with behaviour that would be offensive, illegal or immoral if it happened outside of the game sphere. While contemporary...

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Companion to Media and Labor

    Edited by Richard Maxwell

    Series: Routledge Companions

    The Routledge Companion to Media and Labor will address fundamental questions about work that takes place throughout the global supply chain of information and communication technologies (ICT), consumer electronics (CE), and media/cultural production. Essays examine work on the mostly unglamorous...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Global Beauty Industry

    By Meeta Rani Jha

    Series: Framing 21st Century Social Issues

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Future of Internet Policy

    Edited by Peter Decherney, Victor Pickard

    All of the short essays in this volume look past the rhetoric of technological determinism and reliance on the natural logic of the market to consider the power of law and policy to steer new media in one direction or another. Many of the essays look backwards through history or outwards across...

    To Be Published July 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 July 30th 2015 by Routledge