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You are currently browsing 71–80 of 195 new and published books in the subject of Sociology of Media — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Food

    By John Coveney

    Series: Shortcuts

    The centrality of food in life, and the importance of food as life, is undeniable. As a source of biological substrates, personal pleasure and political power, food is and has been an enduring requirement of human biological, social and cultural existence. In recent years, interest in food has...

    Published July 18th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Fantasy Sport Industry

    Games within Games

    By Andrew C. Billings, Brody J. Ruihley

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Fantasy sport has become big business. Recent estimates suggest that there as many as 33 million fantasy sport participants in the US alone, spending $3bn annually, with many millions more around the world. This is the first in-depth study of fantasy sport as a cultural and social phenomenon and a...

    Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Transnational Migration, Media and Identity of Asian Women

    Diasporic Daughters

    By Youna Kim

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This book explores the unstudied nature of diaspora among young Korean, Japanese and Chinese women living and studying in the West. Why do women move? What are the actual conditions of their transnational lives? How do they make sense of their transnational lives through the experience of the media...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Public Space of Social Media

    Connected Cultures of the Network Society

    By Therese Tierney

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Social media is restructuring urban practices–through ad-hoc experimentation, commercial software development, and communities of participation. This book is the first to consider how practices contained within social media are situated within a larger genealogy of public space, including theories...

    Published June 18th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Feminism Counts

    Quantitative Methods and Researching Gender

    Edited by Christina Hughes, Rachel Lara Cohen

    This is an important and timely text that provides a unique overview of contemporary quantitative approaches to gender research. The contributors are internationally recognised researchers from the UK, USA and Sweden who occupy a range of disciplinary locations, including historical demography,...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Television News and the Elderly

    Broadcast Managers' Attitudes Toward Older Adults

    By Michael L. Hilt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    This concise survey investigates the television general managers’ and news directors’ attitudes towards the elderly in the United States. Originally published in 1997, it raises important issues of ageing in relation to the media with specific focus on the older viewer’s status as a viewing...

    Published May 9th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Television and the Aggressive Child

    A Cross-national Comparison

    Edited by L. Rowell Huesmann, Leonard D. Eron

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    The research presented in this book, originally published in 1986, looks to pinpoint the psychological processes involved in the media violence-aggression relation. Expanding on earlier studies, the compilation of essays here delves deeply into aggression study and compares results about media...

    Published May 9th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Language of Television

    Uses and Abuses

    By Albert Hunt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    The first part of this book assesses how television presents viewers with information - contrasting the ‘official reality’ of news and current affairs programmes with the anarchic view of the world put out by such as Morecambe and Wise and the two Ronnies. It challenges the politics of programme...

    Published May 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Ideological Octopus

    An Exploration of Television and its Audience

    By Justin Lewis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    Originally published in 1991, this introduction to studying the television audience discusses developments in semiology and cultural studies and their contribution to our understanding of the power of television. How, in the most precise and intricate sense, does television influence the way we...

    Published May 9th 2013 by Routledge

  10. China Turned On

    Television, Reform and Resistance

    By James Lull

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    The years following the Cultural Revolution saw the arrival of television as part of China’s effort to ‘modernize’ and open up to the West. Endorsed by the Deng Xiaoping regime as a ‘bridge’ between government and the people, television became at once the official mouthpiece of the Communist Party...

    Published May 9th 2013 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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