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  1. Transparency and Surveillance as Sociotechnical Accountability

    A House of Mirrors

    Edited by Deborah G. Johnson, Priscilla M. Regan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

    Surveillance and transparency are both significant and increasingly pervasive activities in neoliberal societies. Surveillance is taken up as a means to achieving security and efficiency; transparency is seen as a mechanism for ensuring compliance or promoting informed consumerism and informed...

    Published July 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Sports Events, Society and Culture

    Edited by Katherine Dashper, Thomas Fletcher, Nicola McCullough

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    This innovative and timely volume moves beyond existing operational and pragmatic approaches to events studies by exploring sports events as social, cultural, political and mediatised phenomena. As the study of this area is developing there is now a need for critical and theoretically informed...

    Published July 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Internet as Second Action Space

    By Aharon Kellerman

    One of the most significant and important advancements in information and communication technology over the past 20 years is the introduction and expansion of the Internet. Now almost universally available, the Internet brings us email, global voice and video communications, research repositories,...

    Published July 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Music, Difference and the Residue of Race

    By Jo Haynes

    Series: Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

    Race and music seem fatally entwined in a way that involves both creative ethnic hybridity and ongoing problems of racism. This book presents a sociological analysis of this enduring relationship and asks: how are ideas of race critical to the understanding of music genres and preferences? What...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Privacy and Security in the Digital Age

    Edited by Michael Friedewald, Ronald J Pohoryles

    Privacy and data protection are recognized as fundamental human rights. Recent developments, however, indicate that security issues are used to undermine these fundamental rights. As new technologies effectively facilitate collection, storage, processing and combination of personal data government...

    Published June 26th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Online Games, Social Narratives

    By Esther MacCallum-Stewart

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    The study of online gaming is changing. It is no longer enough to analyse one type of online community in order to understand the plethora of players who take part in online worlds and the behaviours they exhibit. MacCallum-Stewart studies the different ways in which online games create social...

    Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Media and Social Inequality

    Innovations in Community Structure Research

    Edited by John C. Pollock

    This book is among the first to systematically explore the impact of community inequality on reporting political and social change. Although most journalism scholars are still fascinated by the impact of media on society, Media and Social Inequality explores the reverse perspective: the impact of...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class, and Gender

    Edited by Shirley A. Jackson

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class, and Gender chronicles the development, growth, history, impact, and future direction of race, gender, and class studies from a multidisciplinary perspective. The research in this subfield has been wide-ranging, including works in sociology,...

    Published June 21st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Handbook of Public Communication of Science and Technology

    Second edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Massimiano Bucchi, Brian Trench

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Communicating science and technology is a high priority of many research and policy institutions, a concern of many other private and public bodies, and an established subject of training and education. Over the past few decades, the field has developed and expanded significantly, both in terms of...

    Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Athletes, Sexual Assault, and "Trials by Media"

    Narrative Immunity

    By Deb Waterhouse-Watson

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Since footballer sexual assault became top news in 2004, six years after the first case was reported, much has been written in the news media about individual cases, footballers and women who have sex with them. Deb Waterhouse-Watson reveals how media representations of recent sexual assault cases...

    Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge