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Forthcoming Sociology of Media Books

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  1. The Routledge Handbook of Critical Public Relations

    Edited by Jacquie L'Etang, David McKie, Nancy Snow, Jordi Xifra

    Series: Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

    Critical theory has a long history, but a relatively recent intersection with public relations. This ground breaking collection engages with commonalities and differences in the traditions, whilst encouraging plural perspectives in the contemporary public relations field. Compiled by a high-profile...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 August 19th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Digital Audiobooks

    New Media, Users, and Experiences

    By Iben Have, Birgitte Stougaard Pedersen

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Audiobooks are rapidly gaining popularity with widely accessible digital downloading and streaming services. This book engages with the digital form of audiobooks, framing audiobook listening as both a remediation of literature and an everyday activity that creates new reading experiences...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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, intersectionality. Integrating materials from a wide range of cultural and geo-political contexts, it coalesces with...

    To Be Published September 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Exploring Videogames with Deleuze and Guattari

    Towards an Affective Theory of Form

    By Colin Cremin

    Videogames are a unique media form, and require an equally unique language to understand and interpret them. Cremin turns to Deleuze and Guattari’s non-representational philosophy to develop a conceptual toolkit for thinking anew about videogames and our relationship to them. Rather than approach...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Software, Infrastructure, Labor

    A Media Theory of Logistical Nightmares

    By Ned Rossiter

    To Be Published October 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 October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of New Media in Asia

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Olivia Khoo

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. Power Without Responsibility

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

    By James Curran, Jean Seaton

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge