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  1. God, Jews and the Media

    Religion and Israel’s Media

    By Yoel Cohen

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    In order to understand contemporary Jewish identity in the twenty-first century, one needs to look beyond the Synagogue, the holy days and Jewish customs and law to explore such modern phenomena as mass media and their impact upon Jewish existence. This book delves into the complex relationship...

    Published May 27th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Celebrity Society

    By Robert van Krieken

    On television, in magazines and books, on the internet and in films, celebrities of all sorts seem to monopolize our attention. Celebrity Society brings new dimensions to our understanding of celebrity, capturing the way in which the figure of ‘the celebrity’ is bound up with the emergence of...

    Published May 27th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Prostitution Scandals in China

    Policing, Media and Society

    By Elaine Jeffreys

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    Prostitution Scandals in China presents an examination of media coverage of prostitution-related scandals in contemporary China. It demonstrates that the subject of prostitution is not only widely debated, but also that these public discussions have ramifications for some of the key social, legal...

    Published May 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Policing Images

    By Rob Mawby

    In recent years the police have become one of the most watched and most visible organisations, and across the media there has been constant interest in the police. In such a situation the police themselves have been intensely concerned with promoting, projecting and protecting the police image....

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Sex Crime and the Media

    By Chris Greer

    Sex crime has become one of the most intense areas of public and political concern in recent decades. This book explores the complex influences that shape its construction in the press. Media representations give important clues as to how we should perceive the nature and extent of sex crime, how...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Media Studies: The Basics

    By Julian McDougall

    Series: The Basics

    There have been seismic shifts in what constitutes (the) media in recent years with technological advances ushering in whole new categories of producers, consumers and modes of delivery. This has been reflected in the way media is studied with new theories, concepts and practices coming to the fore...

    Published May 10th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Future of Journalism

    Edited by Bob Franklin

    Series: Journalism Studies

    The future of journalism is hotly contested and highly uncertain reflecting developments in media technologies, shifting business strategies for online news, changing media organisational and regulatory structures, the fragmentation of audiences and a growing public concern about some aspects of...

    Published April 30th 2012 by Routledge

  8. TV Cops

    The Contemporary American Television Police Drama

    By Jonathan Nichols-Pethick

    The police drama has been one of the longest running and most popular genres in American television. In TV Cops, Jonathan Nichols-Pethick argues that, perhaps more than any other genre, the police series in all its manifestations—from Hill Street Blues to Miami Vice to The Wire—embodies the full...

    Published April 24th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Foundations of Critical Media and Information Studies

    By Christian Fuchs

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Foundations of Critical Media and Information Studies lays down foundations for the analysis of media, information, and information technology in 21st century information society, as well as introducing the theoretical and empirical tools necessary for the critical study of media and...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Reacting to Reality Television

    Performance, Audience and Value

    By Beverley Skeggs, Helen Wood

    The unremitting explosion of reality television across the schedules has become a sustainable global phenomenon generating considerable popular and political fervour. The zeal with which television executives seize on the easily replicated formats is matched equally by the eagerness of audiences to...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge