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Forthcoming Sociology of Media Books

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  1. Promotional Screen Industries

    By Paul Grainge, Cathy Johnson

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 May 31st 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 June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. White Weddings

    Romancing Heterosexuality in Popular Culture, 3rd Edition

    By Chrys Ingraham

    This is a groundbreaking study of our culture's obsession with weddings. By examining popular films, commercials, magazines, advertising, television sitcoms and even children's toys, this book shows the pervasive influence of weddings in our culture and the important role they play in maintaining...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Global Beauty Industry

    By Meeta Rani Jha

    Series: Framing 21st Century Social Issues

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Celebrity Humanitarianism and North-South Relations

    Politics, place and power

    Edited by Lisa Ann Richey

    Series: Rethinking Development

    There is a pressing need to examine celebrities and the role of context in the power relations that constitute North-South relations. The chapters in this volume are thematically organized according to two themes: 1) What impact do celebrities have in the global South? and 2) What does celebrity...

    To Be Published July 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Media Ownership Matters

    By Justin Schlosberg

    Series: Communication and Society

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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

    Timely, authoritative and provocative, this major volume meets the emerging need for an introduction to critical public relations, to look at the diverse perspectives in the field, and to construct a tentative mapping of possible ways forward. While critical theory has a long and fluctuating...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge