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Forthcoming Sociology of Media Books

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  1. 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 March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 March 31st 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 March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Media Ownership Matters

    By Justin Schlosberg

    Series: Communication and Society

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Gender, Age, and Digital Games in the Domestic Context

    By Alison Harvey

    Series: Routledge Advances in Game Studies

    Western digital game play has shifted in important ways over the last decade, with a plethora of personal devices affording a range of increasingly diverse play experiences. Despite the celebration of a more inclusive environment of digital game play, very little grounded research has been devoted...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. American Media and the Memory of World War II

    By Debra Ramsay

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    For three generations of Americans, World War II has been a touchstone for the understanding of conflict and of America’s role in global affairs. But if World War II helped shape the perception of war for Americans, American media in turn shape the understanding and memory of World War II....

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Sexuality in Role-Playing Games

    By Ashley ML Brown

    Series: Routledge Advances in Game Studies

    Role-playing games offer a chance to pretend, make believe, and share fantasy. They often invoke heavy themes into their game play: morality, violence, politics, spirituality, or sexuality. Although interesting moral debates perennially appear in the media and academia concerning the...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries

    Edited by Kate Oakley, Justin O'Connor

    Series: Routledge Companions

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Producing Women in Internet Sites

    Traditional Femininity, Queer Engagements, and Creative Practices

    By Michele White

    Producing Women in Internet Sites examines the ways femininity is produced through new media. Specifically, 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...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge