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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Transcending Taboos

    A Moral and Psychological Examination of Cyberspace

    By Garry Young, Monica Whitty

    Cyberspace is composed of a multitude of different spaces where users can represent themselves in many divergent ways. Why in a video game, is it more acceptable to murder or maim than rape? After all, in each case, it is only pixels that are being assaulted. This book avoids wrestling with the...

    Published March 11th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Mobile Interfaces in Public Spaces

    Locational Privacy, Control, and Urban Sociability

    By Adriana de Souza e Silva, Jordan Frith

    Mobile phones are no longer what they used to be. Not only can users connect to the Internet anywhere and anytime, they can also use their devices to map their precise geographic coordinates – and access location-specific information like restaurant reviews, historical information, and locations of...

    Published March 7th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Misunderstanding the Internet

    By James Curran, Natalie Fenton, Des Freedman

    Series: Communication and Society

    The growth of the internet has been spectacular. There are now more 1.5 billion internet users across the globe, about one quarter of the world’s population. This is certainly a new phenomenon that is of enormous significance for the economic, political and social life of contemporary societies....

    Published March 5th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Locative Media
    Edited by Rowan Wilken, Gerard Goggin
    To Be Published August 10th 2014
  2. Crime, Truth and Justice
    Edited by George Gilligan, John Pratt
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  3. Talking Criminal Justice: Language and the Just Society
    By Michael J Coyle
    To Be Published August 17th 2014
  4. Social Networks and Music Worlds
    Edited by Nick Crossley, Siobhan McAndrew, Paul Widdop
    To Be Published August 18th 2014
  5. God, Jews and the Media: Religion and Israel’s Media
    By Yoel Cohen
    To Be Published August 29th 2014

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