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  1. Panic

    By Keith Tester

    Series: Shortcuts

    Impending environmental catastrophe, threat of terrorism, viruses both biological and virtual, disease: there seem to be so many reasons to panic today. But what is panic and why does it happen? This book uses a range of literature from sociology, cultural studies and popular psychology to develop...

    Published November 9th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Textual Poachers

    Television Fans and Participatory Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Henry Jenkins

    The twentieth anniversary edition of Henry Jenkins’s Textual Poachers brings this now-canonical text to a new generation of students interested in the intersections of fandom, participatory culture, popular consumption and media theory. Supplementing the original, classic text is an interview...

    Published November 7th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Digital Labor

    The Internet as Playground and Factory

    Edited by Trebor Scholz

    Digital Labor calls on the reader to examine the shifting sites of labor markets to the Internet through the lens of their political, technological, and historical making. Internet users currently create most of the content that makes up the web: they search, link, tweet, and post updates—leaving...

    Published September 19th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Global Public Health Vigilance

    Creating a World on Alert

    By Lorna Weir, Eric Mykhalovskiy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

    Global Public Health Vigilance is the first sociological book to investigate recent changes in how global public health authorities imagine and respond to international threats to human health. This book explores a remarkable period of conceptual innovation during which infectious disease,...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Frontiers in New Media Research

    Edited by Francis L.F. Lee, Louis Leung, Jack Linchuan Qiu, Donna S.C. Chu

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

    This volume puts together the works of a group of distinguished scholars and active researchers in the field of media and communication studies to reflect upon the past, present, and future of new media research. The chapters examine the implications of new media technologies on everyday life,...

    Published August 24th 2012 by Routledge

  6. News Parody and Political Satire Across the Globe

    Edited by Geoffrey Baym, Jeffrey P. Jones

    In recent years, the US fake news program The Daily Show with Jon Stewart has become a surprisingly important source of information, conversation, and commentary about public affairs. Perhaps more surprisingly, so-called 'fake news' is now a truly global phenomenon, with various forms of news...

    Published August 21st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Television and the Legal System

    By Barbara Villez

    Series: Routledge Studies in Law, Society and Popular Culture

    This book examines the American television legal series from its development as a genre in the 1940s to the present day. Villez demonstrates how the genre has been a rich source of legal information and understanding for Americans. These series have both informed and put myths in place about the...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Google and the Culture of Search

    By Ken Hillis, Michael Petit, Kylie Jarrett

    What did you do before Google? The rise of Google as the dominant Internet search provider reflects a generationally-inflected notion that everything that matters is now on the Web, and should, in the moral sense of the verb, be accessible through search. In this theoretically nuanced study of...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Participatory Cultures Handbook

    Edited by Aaron Delwiche, Jennifer Jacobs Henderson

    How did we get from Hollywood to YouTube? What makes Wikipedia so different from a traditional encyclopedia? Has blogging dismantled journalism as we know it? Our media landscape has undergone a seismic shift as digital technology has fostered the rise of "participatory culture," in...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Media Studies Reader

    Edited by Laurie Ouellette

    Designed for the critical media studies curriculum, The Media Studies Reader is an entry point into the major theories and debates that have shaped critical media studies from the 1940s to the present. Combining foundational essays with influential new writings, this collection provides a tool box...

    Published July 18th 2012 by Routledge