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Forthcoming Sociology of Media Books

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  1. Asian Perspectives on Digital Culture

    Emerging Phenomena, Enduring Concepts

    Edited by Sun Sun Lim, Cheryll Soriano

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    In Asia, amidst its varied levels of economic development and diverse cultural traditions and political regimes, the Internet and mobile communications are increasingly used in every aspect of life. Yet the analytical frames used to understand the impact of digital media on Asia predominantly...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Technologies of Religion

    Spheres of the Sacred in a Post-secular Modernity

    By Sam Han

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

    Breaking new ground by bringing together empirical work done in the vein of the emergent field of "digital religion" and larger social-theoretical discussions on secularism and modernity, this book investigates the powerful entanglement of religion and new media technologies. It takes stock of the...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Giddens and Castells

    A Comparative Critique

    By Daniel Chaffee

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    To Be Published November 29th 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 November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Feminism, Labour and Digital Media

    The Digital Housewife

    By Kylie Jarrett

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    This book offers an original contribution to the exploration of consumer labour in digital media. It locates Marxist Feminist interpretations of domestic work at the centre of this discussion, providing a richer framework for understanding digital media economics. The argument critiques existing...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Social Media

    Cultures and Politics of Sharing

    By Graham Meikle

    This book is about sharing and social media. The word share is at the heart of the Internet. It appears as a link under every YouTube video, every Facebook post, every story on the New York Times website. From Spotify playlists to Tumblr blogs, from BitTorrent to the Guardian opinion page, we are...

    To Be Published December 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Crime, Justice and Social Media

    By Michael Salter

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    Social media is one of the first mass media platforms in which the content producers, distributers and consumers are predominantly women and children. However the same media technology that offers children and women unprecedented access to the public participation has also enabled ‘sexting’, ‘...

    To Be Published December 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Unbecoming Things

    Mutable Objects and the Politics of Waste

    By Nicky Gregson, Mike Crang

    Series: CRESC

    This book responds to moves to rematerialize 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...

    To Be Published December 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. A Musical and Cultural History of Loudness

    By Kyle Devine

    Series: Routledge Research in Music

    This book offers the first musical, cultural, and technological history of loudness, highlighting how loudness calls attention to musical, discursive, affective, and technological continuities that stretch across seemingly disparate traditions. Devine focuses especially on the years since 1915,...

    To Be Published December 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Nation Branding and the Concept of Cool

    Media and the Social Imaginary

    By Katja Valaskivi

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    To Be Published December 30th 2015 by Routledge