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Major Works: Media & Film Studies

You are currently browsing 31–40 of 61 new and published major works in the subject of Media & Film Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. The Language of Advertising: Major Themes in English Studies

    Edited by Guy Cook

    Series: Major Themes in English Studies

    Advertising is one of the most prominent, powerful, and ubiquitous contemporary uses of language. Its seductive and controversial quality has attracted consistent and intense attention across a range of academic disciplines including linguistics, media studies, politics, semiotics, and sociology....

    Published October 30th 2007 by Routledge

  2. The Rise of American Radio 6 vols

    Edited by Christopher H. Sterling

    Series: Routledge Library of Media and Cultural Studies

    This new Major Work from Routledge is a six-volume facsimile collection featuring long-out-of-print articles, documents and books that shed light on the key developments in radio in the USA - most of which took place in the 1920s and 1930s. The volumes cover most aspects of radio broadcasting in...

    Published December 19th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Communication Theories

    Edited by Paul Cobley

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    This remarkable four-volume collection brings together a range of essays at the cutting edge of, communication theory. Selections included provide in-depth theoretical analysis and overviews rather than specific study of phenomena within a given theoretical tradition. The collection provides...

    Published March 21st 2006 by Routledge

  4. Feminism and the Periodical Press, 1900-1918

    Edited by Lucy Delap, Maria DiCenzo, Leila Ryan

    Series: History of Feminism

    The Edwardian period experienced a particularly vibrant periodical culture, with phenomenal growth in the numbers of titles published that were either aimed specifically at women, or else saw women as a key section of their readership or contributor group. It was an era of political ferment in...

    Published December 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  5. Marshall McLuhan

    Edited by Gary Genosko

    Series: Critical Evaluations in Cultural Theory

    This collection contains key critical essays and assessments of the writings of Canadian communications thinker Marshall McLuhan selected from the voluminous output of the past forty years. McLuhan's famous aphorisms and uncanny ability to sense megatrends are once again in circulation across and...

    Published December 17th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Women and Islam

    Critical Concepts in Sociology

    Edited by Haideh Moghissi

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    This three-volume interdisciplinary collection is of use not only in Middle East studies but also in various other disciplines, including women's studies, political science, religion, cultural studies, sociology of gender and anthropology.The collection offers the most influential writings in...

    Published September 30th 2004 by Routledge

  7. A History of Early Television

    Edited by Stephen Herbert

    Series: Routledge Library of Media and Cultural Studies

    This three-volume collection reprints two important 1920s/30s books relating to television, and a collection of short articles covering the social, aesthetic and technical aspects of the medium. Items range from 1870s prophecies, experiments and cartoons, to 1930s accounts of the first public...

    Published July 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  8. Popular Music

    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    Edited by Simon Frith

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    Popular music studies is a rapidly expanding field with changing emphases and agendas. The music industry has changed in recent years, as has governmental involvement in popular music schemes as part of the culture industry. The distinction between the major record labels and the outsider...

    Published January 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  9. Hollywood

    Edited by Thomas Schatz

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    'Hollywood' as a concept applies variously to a particular film style, a factory-based mode of film production, a cartel of powerful media institutions and a national (and increasingly global) 'way of seeing'. It is a complex social, cultural and industrial phenomenon and is arguably the single...

    Published December 18th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Film Theory

    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    Edited by K. J. Shepherdson, Philip Simpson, Andrew Utterson

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    This major new collection: identifies the critical and theoretical concepts which have been most significant in the study of film presents chronologically the most influential and important writing on these concepts provides an historical and intellectual context for the material presented. New...

    Published November 27th 2003 by Routledge