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Forthcoming Sociology of Media Books

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  1. Media Ownership Matters

    By Justin Schlosberg

    Series: Communication and Society

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Unbecoming Things

    Mutable Objects and the Politics of Waste

    By Nicky Gregson, Mike Crang

    Series: CRESC

    This book responds to moves to rematerialise the social sciences, to attend to the stuff of daily life but challenges the social sciences to think beyond objects as stable things. It forwards the argument that objects need to be seen not as stabilising things, or immutable mobiles – as time stilled...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries

    Edited by Kate Oakley, Justin O'Connor

    Series: Routledge Companions

    To Be Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Promotional Screen Industries

    By Paul Grainge, Cathy Johnson

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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