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VSB04-003 The Routledge Companion to Sound Studies
  Michael Bull/ 9781138854253/ Price:¢G 175.00
 
The Routledge Companion to Sound Studies is an extensive volume presenting a comparative and historically informed understanding of the workings of sound in culture, while also mapping potential future directions for research in the field. Experts from a variety of disciplines within sound studies cover such diverse topics as politics, gender, media, race, literature and sport. Individual sections that consider the importance of sound in an increasingly mediated world; the role that sound media play in the construction of experience; and the ways in which sound has been theorized to produce a distinctive sensory contribution to knowledge. This wide-ranging and vibrant collection provides a rich resource for scholars and students of media and culture.
   
VB04-98 Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Media and Communications
  Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A./ 9781522576013/ Price:US$ 295.00
 
Media and communication advancements allow individuals across the globe to connect in the blink of an eye. Individuals can share information and collaborate on new projects like never before while also remaining informed on global issues through ever-improving media outlets and technologies. Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Media and Communications provides emerging research on the modern effects of media on cultures, individuals, and groups. While highlighting a range of topics such as social media use and marketing, media influence, and communication technology, this book explores how these advancements shape and further the global society. This book is an important resource for media researchers and professionals, academics, students, and communications experts seeking new information on the effective use of modern technology in communication applications. Topics Covered The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to: ¡EAudience Engagement ¡ECommunication Technology ¡ECommunication Theory ¡EEntertainment ¡EGaming ¡ELanguage Studies ¡EMedia Influence ¡EMultimedia Technology ¡EOnline Communications ¡ESocial Media
   
VB04-97 Handbook of Research on Examining Cultural Policies Through Digital Communication
  Betul Onay Dogan/ 9781522569985/ Price:US$ 265.00
 
Book Cover Culture is one of the most important elements for explaining individuals' behaviors within the social structure. It meets the various social needs of members of a society by directing how individuals must react to various events and how to act in specific circumstances. A planned and systematic process is required for disseminating this cultural accumulation as a policy, which is produced collectively by all members within their everyday life practices. The Handbook of Research on Examining Cultural Policies Through Digital Communication provides emerging research on this aspect of cultural policy, which is formed within the framework of this systematic process in a strategic manner and can be defined as various activities of the state intended for art, human sciences, and cultural inheritance. Creating such cultural policies involves the establishment of measures and organizations required for the development of each individual, providing economic and social facilities, all of which are actions intended for directing society. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as long-distance education, digital citizenship, and public diplomacy, this book is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, advanced-level students, sociologists, international and national organizations, and government officials. Topics Covered The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to: ¡EConsumer Culture ¡ECultural Diversity ¡ECultural Policies ¡EDigital Citizenship ¡EDigital Storytelling ¡EICTs ¡ELanguage Literacy ¡ELong-Distance Education ¡EMuseum Communication ¡EPublic Diplomacy ¡ESocial Memory
   
VB04-96 Analytical Frameworks, Applications, and Impacts of ICT and Actor-Network Theory
  Markus Spohrer/ 9781522570271/ Price:US$ 175.00
 
Book Cover In a globalized world, one of the most prominent developments in technology has been the advancement of non-human entities. The applications of these entities in media as well as other fields of science have been looked upon as irrelevant for understanding human agency. Analytical Frameworks, Applications, and Impacts of ICT and Actor-Network Theory provides innovative insights into human and non-human roles (e.g., physical objects, technology, animals, or even beliefs, scientific facts, or discourses) and their influence on this theory and to each other. The content within this publication represents the work of consumer culture, technology, and the arts. It is designed for researchers, students, and professionals as it covers topics centered on a multidisciplinary reading of actor-network theory for a variety of fields. Topics Covered The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to: ¡E3D Printing ¡EAuditory Environments ¡EConsumer Culture ¡EFilm Production ¡EGame Studies ¡EHealthcare Applications ¡EMedia Studies ¡ENonhuman Actors ¡ENonhuman Relations ¡ETechnological Advancements
   
VB04-95 Handbook of Research on Transmedia Storytelling and Narrative Strategies
  Recep Yilmaz/ 9781522553571/ Price:US$ 245.00
 
Book Cover Transmedia storytelling is defined as a process where integral elements of fiction get dispersed systematically across multiple delivery channels to create a unified and coordinated entertainment experience. This process and its narrative models have had an increasing influence on the academic world in addressing both theoretical and practical dimensions of transmedia storytelling. The Handbook of Research on Transmedia Storytelling and Narrative Strategies is a critical scholarly resource that explores the connections between consumers of media content and information parts that come from multimedia platforms, as well as the concepts of narration and narrative styles. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics such as augmented reality, digital society, and marketing strategies, this book explores narration as a method of relating to consumers. This book is ideal for advertising professionals, creative directors, academicians, scriptwriters, researchers, and upper-level graduate students seeking current research on narrative marketing strategies. Topics Covered The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to: ¡EAesthetics and Ethics ¡EAugmented Reality ¡EDigital Society ¡EDigital Storytelling ¡EMarketing Strategies ¡ENarrative Models ¡ETransmedia Narration
   
SB04-478 Communicating Across Cultures.
  Stella Ting-Toomey/ 9781462536474/ Price:US$ 55.00
 
Book Cover This highly regarded text¡Xnow revised and expanded with 50% new material¡Xhelps students and professionals mindfully build their knowledge and competencies for effective intercultural communication in any setting. The authors' comprehensive, updated theoretical framework (integrative identity negotiation theory) reveals how both verbal and nonverbal communication are affected by multilayered facets of identity. Written in a candid, conversational style, the book is rich with engaging examples illustrating cultural conflicts and misunderstandings that arise in workplace, educational, interpersonal, and community contexts. Readers learn how to transform polarized conversations into successful intercultural engagements by combining knowledge about culture with mindful listening and communication skills.
   
SB04-478 Emotions, Media and Politics
  Karin Wahl-Jorgensen/ 9780745661056/ Price:US$ 24.95
 
   
SB04-478 The Poetics of Digital Media
  Paul Frosh/ 9780745651323/ Price:US$ 24.95
 
   
SB04-478 Digital Discussions: How Big Data Informs Political Communication
  Natalie Jomini Stroud/ 9780815381860/ Price:¢G 29.99
 
   
SB04-478 Understanding Communication Research Methods: A Theoretical and Practical Approach
  Stephen M. Croucher/ 9781138052680/ Price:¢G 66.99
 
   
SB04-478 Introduction to Media Distribution: Film, Television, and New Media
  Scott Kirkpatrick/ 9781138297357/ Price:¢G 36.99
 
   
SB04-478 Living Media Ethics: Across Platforms
  Michael Bugeja/ 9781138322615/ Price:¢G 59.99
 
   
SB04-477 Readings in Rhetorical Fieldwork
  Samantha Senda-Cook/ 9780815392552/ Price:¢G 69.99
 
   
SB04-477 Affect, Emotion, and Rhetorical Persuasion in Mass Communication
  Lei Zhang/ 9780815374398/ Price:¢G 29.99
 
   
SB04-477 Public Relations Planning: A strategic approach
  Edward T. Vieira/ 9781138105171/ Price:¢G 49.99
 
   
SB04-477 Global Cultural Economy
  Christiaan De Beukelaer/ 9781138670099/ Price:¢G 21.99
 
   
SB04-477 The Strategic Digital Media Entrepreneur
  Penelope Muse Abernathy/ 9781119218043/ Price:US$ 54.95
 
   
SB04-476 Social Media: How to Engage, Share, and Connect
  Regina Luttrell/ 9781538110799/ Price:US$ 35.00
 
   
SB04-476 Popular Culture: Introductory Perspectives
  Marcel Danesi/ 9781538107430/ Price:US$ 45.00
 
   
SB04-476 Language, Media and Culture: The Key Concepts
  Martin Montgomery/ 9781138047075/ Price:¢G 22.99
 
   
SB04-476 New Directions in Media and Politics
  Travis N. Ridout/ 9781138559127/ Price:¢G 37.99
 
   
SB04-476 Strategic Communication and Deformative Transparency: Persuasion in Politics, Propaganda, and Public Health
  Isaac Nahon-Serfaty/ 9781138656659/ Price:¢G 45.00
 
   
SB04-476 Understanding Intercultural Communication: Negotiating a Grammar of Culture
  Adrian Holliday/ 9780815352396/ Price:¢G 34.99
 
   
SB04-476 Involving the Audience: A Rhetoric Perspective on Using Social Media to Improve Websites
  Lee Ann Kastman Breuch/ 9780815384540/ Price:¢G 29.99
 
   
SB04-476 Exploring Intercultural Communication: Language in Action
  Zhu Hua/ 9781138066854/ Price:¢G 29.99
 
   
SB04-476 New Directions in Mobile Media and Performance
  Camille C. Baker/ 9781472467188/ Price:¢G 105.00
 
   
SB04-476 Practicing Communication Ethics: Development, Discernment, and Decision-Making
  Paula S. Tompkins/ 9781138233942/ Price:¢G 59.99
 
   
SB04-476 Data-Driven Public Relations Research: 21st Century Practices and Applications
  Jim Eggensperger/ 9781138717077/ Price:¢G 39.99
 
   
Career Guide: Digital Production and Editing
  / 9781984624314/ Price:US$ 65.00
 
Book Cover Advices on key educational steps toward the career. This is the source for everything you need to bring your ideas from the page to the screen. With new and updated content, our Career Guide shows middle-school and high-school students how they can make the world a better place through a career in Digital Production and Editing.
   
Social Media and Ourselves
  / 9781984624819/ Price:US$ 90.00
 
Book Cover Social networking is one of the most common online activities, and integral to the lives of people around the world. This book offers a comprehensive new analysis of the contemporary media landscape, looking at the central theories of the digital society, and the hot topics in the field.
   
Visual Communication and Society
  / 9781984624895/ Price:US$ 90.00
 
Book Cover Offers an involved theoretical perspective regarding the study of visual communication and expands the academic arena for debate concerning the visual. Integrates the latest topics on visual communication with the best managerial practices in a wide range of businesses that provides the latest information available.
   
Advancing Media and Communication Research Methods
  Devin Holden/ 9781682505571/ Price:US$ 150.00
 
Book Cover This book focuses on how audience perception of media consumption has changed and the changes that marketing professionals have faced over the past 50 years. It is intended to provide a wide-ranging overview of the current media and communication research studies. A valuable guide to academic, research, and professional audiences engaged in the design, development, and distribution of effective communications technologies in educational, social, and linguistic contexts.
   
Methods in Electronic Media and Communication Research
  Viviana Richard/ 9781682505588/ Price:US$ 145.00
 
Book Cover The widely available media services are changing the ways in which we live and work and also altering our perceptions and beliefs. Intended to provide insightful and up-to-date examinations of theorizing and research that informs our current understanding of the role of media in our social lives, this book also explains different kinds of discourses and different principles, theories, and conceptual models of the society along with the role of digital media as one of the most effective tools of information and culture.
   
Media and Politics in contemporary world
  JeYoung Le/ 9781682505595/ Price:US$ 145.00
 
Book Cover New technologies have transformed the campaign media system and in the process altered the ways in which campaigns are waged by candidates, reported on by journalists, and experienced by voters.. This book is intended to provide a comprehensive framework to analyze the relation between media and politics by investigating the power of the internet and more specifically social media, in the political and social discourse. This book will appeal to students and scholars in media and communications, internet studies, and political science, as well as general readers keen to understand our contemporary media and political contexts.
   
Social Media and Politics
  Marcus Eckert/ 9781682505601/ Price:US$ 155.00
 
Book Cover Social media which was once created for personal interaction among people has broadened its scope to include different activities of life. These new channels have also drastically changed the political world. This book is intended to analyze the relation between social media and politics by investigating the power of the internet and more specifically social media, in the political and social discourse. An appealing reference tool for students and scholars in media and communications, internet studies, and political science, as well as general readers keen to understand our contemporary media and political contexts.
   
Dynamics Of Mass Communication: Theory And Practice
  Scinda Nicholas/ 9781682505618/ Price:US$ 145.00
 
Book Cover It is transforming all sectors of activity and is bringing about far-reaching mutations in the economic, social and cultural fields alike. This book is intended to provide media outfit, journalists and would-be journalists with higher education for peace with the aim of promoting among all journalists and politicians a spirit of understanding, tolerance, and peaceful coexistence, to stimulate cooperation among people, and to help lessen obstacles and threats to democracy. The book presents emphasis on theory, clear-cut explanation of findings, in-depth discussion of persuasion processes and effects, and easy-to-follow real-world applications.
   
Women and Media: International Perspectives
  Valeen Dalton/ 9781682505625/ Price:US$ 150.00
 
Book Cover Over the years, the female gender is said to have come under-represented in various fields of human endeavor. This book explores the career transitions of women from the mass communication industry to academia using theory of transition. Focusing on all aspects of current and classic theories and practices relating to women in media and mass communication, the relationship between how sex stereotypes are presented in advertisements and the value women attach to themselves in the society with regards to their self-esteem is also examined.
   
VSB04-003 The Routledge Handbook of Digital Writing and Rhetoric
  Alexander, Jonathan/ 9781138671362/ Price:¢G 180.00
 
Book Cover This handbook brings together scholars from around the globe who here contribute to our understanding of how digital rhetoric is changing the landscape of writing. Increasingly, all of us must navigate networks of information, compose not just with computers but an array of mobile devices, increase our technological literacy, and understand the changing dynamics of authoring, writing, reading, and publishing in a world of rich and complex texts. Given such changes, and given the diverse ways in which younger generations of college students are writing, communicating, and designing texts in multimediated, electronic environments, we need to consider how the very act of writing itself is undergoing potentially fundamental changes. These changes are being addressed increasingly by the emerging field of digital rhetoric, a field that attempts to understand the rhetorical possibilities and affordances of writing, broadly defined, in a wide array of digital environments. Of interest to both researchers and students, this volume provides insights about the fields of rhetoric, writing, composition, digital media, literature, and multimodal studies.
   
VSB04-003 The Routledge Companion on Media Education, Copyright and Fair Use
  Hobbs, Renee/ 9781138638891/ Price:¢G 180.00
 
Book Cover Media literacy educators rely on the ability to make use of copyrighted materials from mass media, digital media and popular culture for both analysis and production activities. Whether they work in higher education, elementary and secondary schools, or in informal learning settings in libraries, community and non-profit organizations, educators know that the practice of media literacy depends on a robust interpretation of copyright and fair use. With chapters written by leading scholars and practitioners from the fields of media studies, education, writing and rhetoric, law and society, library and information studies, and the digital humanities, this companion provides a scholarly and professional context for understanding the ways in which new conceptualizations of copyright and fair use are shaping the pedagogical practices of media literacy.
   
VSB04-003 The Routledge Companion to Media and Activism
  Meikle, Graham/ 9781138202030/ Price:¢G 175.00
 
Book Cover The Routledge Companion to Media and Activism is a wide-ranging collection of 42 original and authoritative essays by leading contributors from a variety of academic disciplines. Introducing and exploring central debates about the diverse relationships between both media and protest, and communication and social change, the book offers readers a reliable and informed guide to understanding how media and activism influence one another. The expert contributors examine the tactics and strategies of protest movements, and how activists organize themselves and each other; they investigate the dilemmas of media coverage and the creation of alternative media spaces and platforms; and they emphasize the importance of creativity and art in social change. Bringing together case studies and contributors from six continents, the collection is organized around themes that address past, present and future developments from around the world. The Routledge Companion to Media and Activism is an essential reference and guide for those who want to understand this vital area.
   
VSB04-003 The Routledge Companion to Media and Fairy-Tale Cultures
  Greenhill, Pauline/ 9781138946156/ Price:¢G 130.00
 
Book Cover From Cinderella to comic con to colonialism and more, this companion provides readers with a comprehensive and current guide to the fantastic, uncanny, and wonderful worlds of the fairy tale across media and cultures. It offers a clear, detailed, and expansive overview of contemporary themes and issues throughout the intersections of the fields of fairy-tale studies, media studies, and cultural studies, addressing, among others, issues of reception, audience cultures, ideology, remediation, and adaptation. Examples and case studies are drawn from a wide range of pertinent disciplines and settings, providing thorough, accessible treatment of central topics and specific media from around the globe.
   
VSB04-003 Routledge Handbook of Japanese Media
  Darling-Wolf, Fabienne/ 9781138917415/ Price:¢G 175.00
 
Book Cover The Routledge Handbook of Japanese Media is a comprehensive study of the key contemporary issues and scholarly discussions around Japanese media. Covering a wide variety of forms and types from newspapers, television and fi lm, to music, manga and social media, this book examines the role of the media in shaping Japanese society from the Meiji era¡¦s intense engagement with Western culture to our current period of rapid digital innovation. Featuring the work of an international team of scholars, the handbook is divided into five thematic sections: ¡EThe historical background of the Japanese media from the Meiji Restoration to the immediate postwar era. ¡EJapan¡¦s national and political identity imagined and negotiated through diff erent aspects of the media, including Japan¡¦s ¡¥lost decade¡¦ of the 1990s and today¡¦s ¡¥post- Fukushima¡¦ society. ¡EThe representation of Japanese identities, including race, gender and sexuality, in contemporary media. ¡EThe role of Japanese media in everyday life. ¡EThe Japanese media in a broader global context. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, this book will be of use to students and scholars of Japanese culture and society, Asian media and Japanese popular culture.
   
VSB04-003 The Routledge Companion to Media Studies and Digital Humanities
  Jentery Sayers/ 9781138844308/ Price:¢G 180.00
 
Book Cover Although media studies and digital humanities are established fields, their overlaps have not been examined in depth. This comprehensive collection fills that gap, giving readers a critical guide to understanding the array of methodologies and projects operating at the intersections of media, culture, and practice. Topics include: access, praxis, social justice, design, interaction, interfaces, mediation, materiality, remediation, data, memory, making, programming, and hacking.
   
VSB04-002 The Routledge Companion to Media, Sex and Sexuality
  Smith, Clarissa/ 9781138777217/ Price:¢G 175.00
 
Book Cover The Routledge Companion to Media, Sex and Sexuality is a vibrant and authoritative exploration of the ways in which sex and sexualities are mediated in modern media and everyday life. The 40 chapters in this volume offer a snapshot of the remarkable diversification of approaches and research within the field, bringing together a wide range of scholars and researchers from around the world and from different disciplinary backgrounds including cultural studies, education, history, media studies, sexuality studies and sociology. The volume presents a broad array of global and transnational issues and intersectional perspectives, as authors address a series of important questions that have consequences for current and future thinking in the field. Topics explored include post-feminism, masculinities, media industries, queer identities, video games, media activism, music videos, sexualisation, celebrities, sport, sex-advice books, pornography and erotica, and social and mobile media. The Routledge Companion to Media, Sex and Sexuality is an essential guide to the central ideas, concepts and debates currently shaping research in mediated sexualities and the connections between conceptions of sexual identity, bodies and media technologies.
   
VSB04-002 The Routledge Companion to Latin American Cinema
  Marvin D'Lugo/ 9781138855267/ Price:¢G 180.00
 
Book Cover The Routledge Companion to Latin American Cinema is the most comprehensive survey of Latin American cinemas available in a single volume. While highlighting state-of-the-field research, essays also offer readers a cohesive overview of multiple facets of filmmaking in the region, from the production system and aesthetic tendencies, to the nature of circulation and reception. The volume recognizes the recent "new cinemas" in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Mexico, and, at the same time, provides a much deeper understanding of the contemporary moment by commenting on the aesthetic trends and industrial structures in earlier periods. The collection features essays by established scholars as well as up-and-coming investigators in ways that depart from existing scholarship and suggest new directions for the field.
   
VSB04-002 Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action
  Andersen, Robin/ 9781138688575/ Price:¢G 180.00
 
Book Cover In this moment of unprecedented humanitarian crises, the representations of global disasters are increasingly common media themes around the world. The Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action explores the interconnections between media, old and new, and the humanitarian challenges that have come to define the twenty-first century. Contributors, including media professionals and experts in humanitarian affairs, grapple with what kinds of media language, discourse, terms, and campaigns can offer enough context and background knowledge to nurture informed global citizens. Case studies of media practices, content analysis and evaluation of media coverage, and representations of humanitarian emergencies and affairs offer further insight into the ways in which strategic communications are designed and implemented in field of humanitarian action.
   
VSB04-002 The Routledge Companion to Imaginary Worlds
  Wolf, Mark J.P./ 9781138638914/ Price:¢G 180.00
 
Book Cover This companion provides a definitive and cutting-edge guide to the study of imaginary and virtual worlds across a range of media, including literature, television, film, and games. From the Star Trek universe, Thomas More¡¦s classic Utopia, and J. R. R. Tolkien¡¦s Arda, to elaborate, user-created game worlds like Minecraft, contributors present interdisciplinary perspectives on authorship, world structure/design, and narrative. The Routledge Companion to Imaginary Worlds offers new approaches to imaginary worlds as an art form and cultural phenomenon, explorations of the technical and creative dimensions of world-building, and studies of specific worlds and worldbuilders.
   
VSB04-002 The Routledge Companion to Media Fandom
  Click, Melissa A./ 9781138638921/ Price:¢G 180.00
 
Book Cover The field of fan studies has seen exponential growth in recent years and this companion brings together an internationally and interdisciplinarily diverse group of established scholars to reflect on the state of the field and to point to new research directions. Engaging an impressive array of media texts and formats and incorporating a variety of methodologies, this collection is organized into six main sections: methods and ethics, technologies and practices, identities, race and transcultural fandom, industry, and futures. Each section concludes with a conversation among some of the field¡¦s leading scholars and industry insiders to address a wealth of questions relevant to each section topic.
   
VB04-94 Social Media Studies, 2-Vols/Set.
  DUAN Peng/ 9789352806638/ Price:¢G 375.00
 
Book Cover Communication is a cornerstone of social interaction, and the study of communication and media has always moved across academic fields in the social sciences and humanities. Today it is a critical focus of study in cultural studies, business, organizational development, health, philosophy, international policy, literary criticism and psychology. SAGE Benchmarks in Communication is an exciting new series that will bring together the best of the best from across the disciplines - both classics and material previously difficult to access. Social Media Studies aims to bring together different approaches on social media studies, ranging from theoretical to empirical explorations. Through the mapping of this rapidly changing academic field, this Work is designed to reflect the intertwining relationship between social media studies and various disciplines, including media and communication studies, sociology, anthropology, political science, economics and history. It also adopts global/regional perspectives to document the academic and cultural works on social media in different societies and countries. In fact, the internet has transcended both geographical and social boundaries so profoundly that it keeps meeting resistance in all kinds of social terrain, which has also inspired considerable research work.
   
VB04-93 Reconceptualizing New Media and Intercultural Communication in a Networked Society
  Bilge, Nurhayat/ 9781522537847/ Price:US$ 195.00
 
Book Cover Over one billion people access the internet worldwide, and new problems of language, security, and culture accompany this access. To foster productive and effective communication, it becomes imperative to understand people¡¦s different linguistic and cultural backgrounds, as well as their value systems. Reconceptualizing New Media and Intercultural Communication in a Networked Society is a critical scholarly resource that addresses the need for understanding the complex connections between culture and new media. Featuring a broad range of topics such as social presence, crisis communication, and hyperpersonal communication model, this book is geared towards academicians, researchers, professionals, practitioners, and students seeking current research on the discipline of intercultural communication and new media. Topics Covered The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to: ¡ECrisis Communication ¡EHyperpersonal Communication Model ¡EOnline Identity ¡ERisk Communication ¡ESlacktivism ¡ESocial Media ¡ESocial Presence ¡EStereotypes
   
VB04-92 Content Generation Through Narrative Communication and Simulation
  Ogata, Takashi/ 9781522547754/ Price:US$ 215.00
 
Book Cover From literature and film to advertisements, storytelling is an important aspect of daily life. To create an impactful story, it is important to analyze the creation and generation of a storyline. Content Generation Through Narrative Communication and Simulation is a critical research publication that explores story and the application of story in various forms of media as well as the challenges of automated story. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics such as narrative or story generation systems, the film and movie narrative generation, and narrative evaluation, this book is geared toward researchers, students, and professionals seeking current and relevant research on the influence and creation of story in media. Topics Covered The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to: ¡EApplying Novel Techniques ¡EContent Generation ¡EFilm and Movie Narrative Generation ¡ENarrative Evaluation ¡ENarrative or Story Generation ¡EPost-Narratology ¡EText and Dialogue Generation
   
VB04-91 Exploring Transmedia Journalism in the Digital Age
  Gambarato, Renira Rampazzo/ 9781522537816/ Price:US$ 195.00
 
Book Cover Since the advent of digitization, the conceptual confusion surrounding the semantic galaxy that comprises the media and journalism universes has increased. Journalism across several media platforms provides rapidly expanding content and audience engagement that assist in enhancing the journalistic experience. Exploring Transmedia Journalism in the Digital Age provides emerging research on multimedia journalism across various platforms and formats using digital technologies. While highlighting topics, such as immersive journalism, nonfictional narratives, and design practice, this book explores the theoretical and critical approaches to journalism through the lens of various technologies and media platforms. This book is an important resource for scholars, graduate and undergraduate students, and media professionals seeking current research on media expansion and participatory journalism. Topics Covered The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to: ¡EDesign Practice ¡EImmersive Journalism ¡EInvestigative Journalism ¡EJournalism Project Design ¡ENewsworthiness Criteria ¡ENonfictional Narratives ¡EPlanned Event Journalism ¡ESerial Podcast ¡EUrban Fabric ¡EViral News
   
VB04-90 Empirical Research on Semiotics and Visual Rhetoric
  Danesi, Marcel/ 9781522556220/ Price:US$ 195.00
 
Book Cover The study of symbols has long been considered a necessary field to unravel concealed meanings in symbols and images. These methods have since established themselves as staples in various fields of psychology, anthropology, computer science, and cognitive science. Empirical Research on Semiotics and Visual Rhetoric is a critical academic publication that examines communication through images and symbols and the methods by which researchers and scientists analyze these images and symbols. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics, such as material culture, congruity theory, and social media, this publication is geared toward academicians, researchers, and students seeking current research on images, symbols, and how to analyze them. Topics Covered The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to: ¡ECongruity Theory ¡ECreative Environment ¡ELearning Theory ¡EMaterial Culture ¡ESemiosis ¡ESocial Media ¡ESociolinguistics ¡EVisual Culture
   
VB04-88 Media Influence: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
  Information Resources Management Association/ 9781522539292/ Price:US$ 325.00
 
Book Cover In the digital era, users from around the world are constantly connected over a global network and they can connect, share, and collaborate like never before. To make the most of this new environment, researchers and software developers must understand the influence of the global network on users. Media Influence: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice is a comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly material on the effect of media on cultures, individuals, and groups. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as social media, media ethics, and audience engagement, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for researchers, academics, professionals, students, and practitioners interested in media influence. Topics Covered The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to: ¡EAudience Engagement ¡EDigital Activism ¡EMedia Ethics ¡EOnline Behavior ¡EPolitical Marketing ¡ESocial Media ¡ESocial Networking
   
VB04-87 Selfies as a Mode of Social Media and Work Space Research
  Hai-Jew, Shalin/ 9781522533733/ Price:US$ 185.00
 
Book Cover The Western cultural trend of self-representation is transcending borders as it permeates the online world. A prime example of this trend is selfies, and how they have evolved into more than just self-portraits. Selfies as a Mode of Social Media and Work Space Research is a comprehensive reference source for the latest research on explicit and implicit messaging of self-portraiture and its indications about individuals, groups, and societies. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics including dating, job hunting, and marketing, this publication is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, and professionals interested in the current phenomenon of selfies and their impact on society. Topics Covered The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to: ¡EDating ¡EIdentity Verification ¡EJob Hunting ¡EMarketing ¡EProduct Placement ¡ESelf-Actualization ¡ESelf-Expression ¡ESocializing
   
VB04-86 Exploring Journalism Practice and Perception in Developing Countries
  Salawu, Abiodun/ 9781522533764/ Price:US$ 185.00
 
Book Cover Media outlets play a pivotal role in fostering the positive and beneficial development of countries in modern society. By properly informing citizens of critical national concerns, the media can help to transform society and promote active participation. Exploring Journalism Practice and Perception in Developing Countries is a crucial reference source for the latest scholarly material on the impacts of development journalism on contemporary nations and the media¡¦s responsibility to inform citizens of government and non-government activities. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as media regulation, freedom of expression, and new media technology, this book is ideally designed for researchers, academics, professionals, policy makers, and students interested in the role of journalist endeavors in developing nations. Topics Covered ¡ECommunity Radio ¡EConflict-Sensitive Journalism ¡EElections ¡EFreedom of Expression ¡EMedia Engagement ¡EMedia Regulation ¡ENew Media Technology ¡EPublic Health Communication
   
VB04-80 Disability and the Media, 4-Vols/Set.
  Katie Ellis/ 9781138848047/ Price:¢G 900.00
 
Book Cover Scholars have long recognized the media¡¦s role in shaping and reflecting the way we see the world, ourselves, and others. In particular, they have understood that the media plays a vital part in the social and cultural construction of disability. Moreover, as new types of media proliferate, and become increasingly important in our daily lives, addressing the sometimes difficult questions surrounding the relationship between disability and the media is more important than ever. In particular, what is the media¡¦s role in the disablement of people with impairments and can it also act as a powerful agent of change? And how are attitudes towards people with disabilities constantly reinscribed through media such as television, film, and the Internet? Now, this new four-volume collection from Routledge¡¦s acclaimed Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies series enables users readily to access and make sense of the essential texts of disability-and-media scholarship. The collection is organized into four principal parts: Disability and the Mass Media; Disability and Film; Disability and Popular Culture; and Disability, the Internet, and New Media. Fully indexed and with an introduction newly written by the editors, Disability and the Media is an indispensable reference resource for researchers and students. Volume I: Disability Studies Meets Media Studies Volume II: Film and Television Volume III: Culture Volume IV: New Technology, New Media
   
SB04-478 Hybrid Media Events: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks and the Global Circulation of Terrorist Violence
  Johanna Sumiala/ 9781787148529/ Price:¢G 60.00
 
   
SB04-477 Selling Social Media: The Political Economy of Social Networking
  Daniel Faltesek/ 9781501319693/ Price:¢G 80.00
 
   
SB04-477 Dynamics of Media Writing: Adapt and Connect
  Vincent F. Filak/ 9781506381466/ Price:¢G 66.00
 
   
SB04-477 Theorizing Digital Cultures
  Grant Bollmer/ 9781473966932/ Price:¢G 26.99
 
   
SB04-477 Propaganda & Persuasion
  Garth S. Jowett/ 9781506371344/ Price:¢G 58.00
 
   
SB04-476 Social Media for Strategic Communication: Creative Strategies and Research-Based Applications
  Karen Freberg/ 9781506387109/ Price:¢G 61.00
 
   
SB04-476 Careers in Media and Communication
  Stephanie A. Smith/ 9781506360928/ Price:¢G 21.99
 
   
SB04-476 Gender, Race, and Class in Media: A Critical Reader (International Student Edition)
  Gail Dines/ 9781506390796/ Price:¢G 75.00
 
   
SB04-476 Mobile Communication and Low-Skilled Migrants' Acculturation to Cosmopolitan Singapore
  Rajiv George Aricat/ 9781498552509/ Price:US$ 95.00
 
   
SB04-476 Communication, Digital Media, and Popular Culture in Korea: Contemporary Research and Future Prospects
  Dal Yong Jin/ 9781498562034/ Price:US$ 140.00
 
   
SB04-476 Games Girls Play: Contexts of Girls and Video Games
  Carolyn M. Cunningham/ 9781498554565/ Price:US$ 90.00
 
   
SB04-476 Politics, Propaganda, and Public Health: A Case Study in Health Communication and Public Trust
  Laura Crosswell/ 9781498552998/ Price:US$ 90.00
 
   
SB04-476 Epic Fails: The Edsel, the Mullet, and Other Icons of Unpopular Culture
  Salvador Jimenez Murguia/ 9781538103715/ Price:US$ 38.00
 
   
SB04-476 Disability in the Media: Examining Stigma and Identity.
  Tracy R. Worrell/ 9781498561549/ Price:US$ 85.00
 
   
SB04-476 Corporate Communication: Principles and Practice
  Jaishri Jethwaney/ 9789352806874/ Price:¢G 30.00
 
   
SB04-476 Critical Intercultural Communication Pedagogy.
  Ahmet Atay/ 9781498531207/ Price:US$ 100.00
 
   
SB04-476 Interactive Narratives and Transmedia Storytelling: Creating Immersive Stories Across New Media Platforms.
  Kelly McErlean/ 9781138638822/ Price:¢G 29.99
 
   
SB04-476 Global South Asia on Screen
  John Hutnyk/ 9781501324963/ Price:¢G 96.00
 
   
SB04-476 Mass Media Revolution
  J. Charles Sterin/ 9781138232655/ Price:¢G 99.99
 
   
SB04-476 Video Games as Culture: Considering the Role and Importance of Video Games in Contemporary Society
  Daniel Muriel/ 9781138655119/ Price:¢G 30.99
 
   
SB04-476 Pop Culture Freaks: Identity, Mass Media, and Society
  Dustin Kidd/ 9780813350875/ Price:¢G 32.99
 
   
SB04-476 Intercultural Public Relations: Theories for Managing Relationships and Conflicts with Strategic Publics
  Lan Ni/ 9781138189225/ Price:¢G 34.99
 
   
SB04-476 Communicating Science and Technology Through Online Video: Researching a New Media Phenomenon
  Bienvenido Leon/ 9781138483491/ Price:¢G 50.00
 
   
SB04-476 Chinese Authoritarianism in the Information Age: Internet, Media, and Public Opinion
  Suisheng Zhao/ 9780815379140/ Price:¢G 115.00
 
   
SB04-476 The Advertising Handbook
  Jonathan Hardy/ 9781138678835/ Price:¢G 32.99
 
   
SB04-476 Social Communication in Advertising
  William Leiss/ 9781138094567/ Price:¢G 43.99
 
   
SB04-476 Purposeful Communication in a Digital Age: Speaking for Success
  Arthur Koch/ 9781138082199/ Price:¢G 64.99
 
   
SB04-476 Public Relations and Social Theory: Key Figures, Concepts and Developments.
  Oyvind Ihlen/ 9781138281301/ Price:¢G 43.99
 
   
SB04-475 Emotional AI: The Rise of Empathic Media
  Andrew McStay/ 9781473971110/ Price:¢G 26.99
 
   
SB04-475 Mindful Communication for Sustainable Development: Perspectives from Asia
  Kalinga Seneviratne/ 9789352805518/ Price:¢G 47.99
 
   
SB04-475 Making is Connecting: The Social Power of Creativity, from Craft and Knitting to Digital Everything.
  David Gauntlett/ 9781509513482/ Price:US$ 19.95
 
   
SB04-475 The User Unconscious: On Affect, Media, and Measure
  Patricia Ticineto Clough/ 9781517904210/ Price:US$ 100.00
 
   
SB04-475 Political Communication and Mobilisation: The Hindi Media in India
  Taberez Ahmed Neyazi/ 9781108416139/ Price:US$ 99.99
 
   
SB04-474 The World of Scary Video Games
  Bernard Perron/ 9781501316197/ Price:¢G 31.99
 
   
SB04-474 The PR Agency Handbook
  Regina Luttrell/ 9781506329055/ Price:¢G 41.99
 
   
SB04-474 Mass Communications and Media Studies: An Introduction
  Peyton Paxson/ 9781501329982/ Price:¢G 18.99
 
   
SB04-474 Matter and Transmission: Mediation in a Paleocyber Age
  Nicolas Salazar Sutil/ 9781501339462/ Price:¢G 96.00
 
   
SB04-474 Smartphone Video Storytelling
  Robb Montgomery/ 9781138635999/ Price:¢G 19.99
 
   
SB04-474 Rethinking Media Coverage: Vertical Mediation and the War on Terror
  Lisa Parks/ 9780415999823/ Price:¢G 29.99
 
   
SB04-473 Media Analysis Techniques.
  Arthur Asa Berger/ 9781506366210/ Price:¢G 62.00
 
   
SB04-473 Public Relations Campaigns: An Integrated Approach.
  Regina M. Luttrell/ 9781506332512/ Price:¢G 73.00
 
   
SB04-473 Understanding Public Relations: Theory, Culture and Society.
  Lee Edwards/ 9781473913103/ Price:¢G 27.99
 
   
SB04-472 Popular Music, Digital Technology and Society.
  Nick Prior/ 9781848600454/ Price:¢G 26.99
 
   
SB04-472 Social Media and Internet for Everyday Life.
  / 9781680957167/ Price:US$ 75.00
 
   
SB04-472 Illustrated Dictionary of Media and Information Literacy.
  / 9781984600745/ Price:US$ 95.00
 
Book Cover This illustrated dictionary provides concise definitions and explanations of media and information literacy related terms together with state-of-the-art scientific and practical terms, presented in an easy-to-use, A-Z order with pictures and figures as well as examples are given to clarify the terms. Packed with special full-page features on this subject and developed in close consultation with team of experts, this is the ultimate reference tool for students.
   
SB04-472 World Media Ethics: Cases and Commentary.
  Robert S. Fortner/ 9781118990001/ Price:US$ 69.95
 
   
SB04-472 Media Anthropology for the Digital Age.
  Anna Cristina Pertierra/ 9781509508440/ Price:US$ 22.95
 
   
SB04-471 Adolescence, Girlhood, and Media Migration: US Teens' Use of Social Media to Negotiate Offline Struggles.
  Aimee Rickman/ 9781498553926/ Price:US$ 90.00
 
   
SB04-471 Master Class: Teaching Advice for Journalism and Mass Communication Instructors.
  The AEJMC Elected Standing Committee on Teaching/ 9781538100530/ Price:US$ 35.00
 
   
SB04-471 Applying Communication Theory for Professional Life: A Practical Introduction.
  Marianne Dainton/ 9781506315478/ Price:¢G 70.00
 
   
SB04-471 Dynamics of Writing: An Exercise Guide.
  Vincent F. Filak/ 9781506347660/ Price:¢G 34.99
 
   
SB04-471 Effective Crisis Communication: Moving from Crisis to Opportunity.
  Robert R. Ulmer/ 9781506315737/ Price:¢G 49.99
 
   
SB04-471 Gender in Communication: A Critical Introduction.
  Catherine Helen Palczewski/ 9781506358451/ Price:¢G 81.00
 
   
SB04-471 Introducing Media Practice: The Essential Guide.
  Matthew Kerry/ 9781473906518/ Price:¢G 26.99
 
   
SB04-471 Introduction to Strategic Public Relations: Digital, Global, and Socially Responsible Communication.
  Janis Teruggi Page/ 9781506358031/ Price:¢G 73.00
 
   
SB04-470 Purposive Communication. (With DVD)
  3G Editorial Board/ 9781680959055/ Price:US$ 125.00
 
Book Cover This book is your straightforward, practical and expert guide to the secrets of great communication for all the important scenarios you face in business today. The book is organized to make it easy to understand, offering students real advice in navigating the ever-changing academic landscape.
   
SB04-470 Basic Communication Skills. (With DVD)
  3G Editorial Board/ 9781680947670/ Price:US$ 130.00
 
Book Cover This edition guides reader from theory and basic principles to practical skills development to the application of those skills in everyday encounters. Each chapter in this edition is designed to layout a step by step process in learning and applying basic assertive communication skills. This book will meet the demands brought about by the changes in role from the student to managerial responsibilities.
   
SB04-470 Theory, Practice and Techniques in Public Relations.
  3G Editorial Board/ 9781680947847/ Price:US$ 75.00
 
Book Cover Provides an engaging overview and in-depth exploration of a dynamic and ever evolving industry. Examines in detail the theory behind the principles and practice of public relations. Providing a comprehensive overview of PR practices, this text outlines standard PR communication tools and addresses the particular communication challenges faced by public relation managers.
   
SB04-469 Open Space New Media Documentary: A Toolkit for Theory and Practice.
  Patricia R. Zimmermann/ 9781138720978/ Price:¢G 50.00
 
   
SB04-469 Phase Media.
  James Ash/ 9781501335600/ Price:¢G 96.00
 
   
SB04-469 Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere.
  Phaedra C. Pezzullo/ 9781506363592/ Price:¢G 68.00
 
   
SB04-468 Complex Serial Drama and Multiplatform Television.
  Trisha Dunleavy/ 9781138927759/ Price:¢G 29.99
 
   
SB04-468 An Introduction to Intercultural Communication: Identities in a Global Community. (International Student Edition)
  Jandt, Fred E./ 9781506390727/ Price:¢G 84.00
 
   
SB04-467 Understanding the Business of Global Media in the Digital Age.
  Lee, Micky/ 9781138688988/ Price:¢G 36.99
 
   
SB04-466 Evaluating Public Communication: Exploring New Models, Standards, and Best Practice.
  Macnamara, Jim/ 9781138228580/ Price:¢G 31.99
 
   
SB04-466 Media Representations of Anti-Austerity Protests in the EU: Grievances, Identities and Agency.
  Papaioannou, Tao/ 9781138685932/ Price:¢G 110.00
 
   
SB04-466 Relationship Building in Public Relations.
  Theunissen, Petra/ 9781138183230/ Price:¢G 110.00
 
   
Communicating Across Cultures.
  Stella Ting-Toomey/ 9781462536481/ Price:US$ 110.00
 
This highly regarded text¡Xnow revised and expanded with 50% new material¡Xhelps students and professionals mindfully build their knowledge and competencies for effective intercultural communication in any setting. The authors' comprehensive, updated theoretical framework (integrative identity negotiation theory) reveals how both verbal and nonverbal communication are affected by multilayered facets of identity. Written in a candid, conversational style, the book is rich with engaging examples illustrating cultural conflicts and misunderstandings that arise in workplace, educational, interpersonal, and community contexts. Readers learn how to transform polarized conversations into successful intercultural engagements by combining knowledge about culture with mindful listening and communication skills.
   
VSB04-002 The Routledge Companion to Media and Human Rights
  Tumber, Howard/ 9781138665545/ Price:¢G 165.00
 
Book Cover The Routledge Companion to Media and Human Rights offers a comprehensive and contemporary survey of the key themes, approaches and debates in the field of media and human rights. The Companion is the first collection to bring together two distinct ways of thinking about human rights and media, including scholarship that examines media as a human right alongside that which looks at media coverage of human rights issues. This international collection of 49 newly written pieces thus provides a unique overview of current research in the field, while also providing historical context to help students and scholars appreciate how such developments depart from past practices. The volume examines the universal principals of freedom of expression, legal instruments, the right to know, media as a human right, and the role of media organisations and journalistic work. It is organised thematically in five parts: ¡ECommunication, Expression and Human Rights ¡EMedia Performance and Human Rights: Political Processes ¡EMedia Performance and Human Rights: News and Journalism ¡EDigital Activism, Witnessing and Human Rights ¡EMedia Representation of Human Rights: Cultural, Social and Political. Individual essays cover an array of topics, including mass-surveillance, LGBT advocacy, press law, freedom of information and children¡¦s rights in the digital age. With contributions from both leading scholars and emerging scholars, the Companion offers an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach to media and human rights allowing for international comparisons and varying perspectives. The Routledge Companion to Media and Human Rights provides a comprehensive introduction to the current field useful for both students and researchers, and defines the agenda for future research.
   
VSB04-002 The Routledge Companion to Asian American Media
  Lopez, Lori Kido/ 9781138846012/ Price:¢G 215.00
 
Book Cover The Routledge Companion to Asian American Media offers readers a comprehensive examination of the way that Asian Americans have engaged with media, from the long history of Asian American actors and stories that have been featured in mainstream film and television, to the birth and development of a distinctly Asian American cinema, to the ever-shifting frontiers of Asian American digital media. Contributor essays focus on new approaches to the study of Asian American media including explorations of transnational and diasporic media, studies of intersectional identities encompassed by queer or mixed race Asian Americans, and examinations of new media practices that challenge notions of representation, participation, and community. Expertly organized to represent work across disciplines, this companion is an essential reference for the study of Asian American media and cultural studies.
   
VSB04-002 The Routledge Companion to British Cinema History
  Hunter, I.Q./ 9780415706193/ Price:¢G 185.00
 
Book Cover Over 39 chapters The Routledge Companion to British Cinema History offers a comprehensive and revisionist overview of British cinema as, on the one hand, a commercial entertainment industry and, on the other, a series of institutions centred on economics, funding and relations to government. Whereas most histories of British cinema focus on directors, stars, genres and themes, this Companion explores the forces enabling and constraining the films¡¦ production, distribution, exhibition, and reception contexts from the late nineteenth century to the present day. The contributors provide a wealth of empirical and archive-based scholarship that draws on insider perspectives of key film institutions and illuminates aspects of British film culture that have been neglected or marginalized, such as the watch committee system, the Eady Levy, the rise of the multiplex and film festivals. It also places emphasis on areas where scholarship has either been especially productive and influential, such as in early and silent cinema, or promoted new approaches, such as audience and memory studies.
   
VSB04-001 The Routledge Companion to Digital Journalism Studies
  Franklin, Bob/ 9781138887961/ Price:¢G 185.00
 
Book Cover The Routledge Companion to Digital Journalism Studies offers an unprecedented collection of essays addressing the key issues and debates shaping the field of Digital Journalism Studies today. Across the last decade, journalism has undergone many changes, which have driven scholars to reassess its most fundamental questions, and in the face of digital change, to ask again: ¡¥Who is a journalist?¡¦ and ¡¥What is journalism?¡¦. This companion explores a developing scholarly agenda committed to understanding digital journalism and brings together the work of key scholars seeking to address key theoretical concerns and solve unique methodological riddles. Compiled of 58 original essays from distinguished academics across the globe, this Companion draws together the work of those making sense of this fundamental reconceptualization of journalism, and assesses its impacts on journalism¡¦s products, its practices, resources, and its relationship with audiences. It also outlines the challenge presented by studying digital journalism and, more importantly, offers a first set of answers. This collection is the very first of its kind to attempt to distinguish this emerging field as a unique area of academic inquiry. Through identifying its core questions and presenting its fundamental debates, this Companion sets the agenda for years to come in defining this new field of study as Digital Journalism Studies,making it an essential point of reference for students and scholars of journalism.
   
VSB04-001 The Routledge Companion to Digital Ethnography
  Hjorth, Larissa/ 9781138940918/ Price:¢G 185.00
 
Book Cover With the increase of digital and networked media in everyday life, researchers have increasingly turned their gaze to the symbolic and cultural elements of technologies. From studying online game communities, locative and social media to YouTube and mobile media, ethnographic approaches to digital and networked media have helped to elucidate the dynamic cultural and social dimensions of media practice. The Routledge Companion to Digital Ethnography provides an authoritative, up-to-date, intellectually broad, and conceptually cutting-edge guide to this emergent and diverse area. Features include: ¡Ea comprehensive history of computers and digitization in anthropology; ¡Eexploration of various ethnographic methods in the context of digital tools and network relations; ¡Econsideration of social networking and communication technologies on a local and global scale; ¡Ein-depth analyses of different interfaces in ethnography, from mobile technologies to digital archives.
   
VSB04-001 The Routledge Companion to Media and Race
  Campbell, Christopher P./ 9781138020726/ Price:¢G 185.00
 
Book Cover The Routledge Companion to Media and Race serves as a comprehensive guide for scholars, students, and media professionals who seek to understand the key debates about the impact of media messages on racial attitudes and understanding. Broad in scope and richly presented from a diversity of perspectives, the book is divided into three sections: first, it summarizes the theoretical approaches that scholars have adopted to analyze the complexities of media messages about race and ethnicity, from the notion of "representation" to more recent concepts like Critical Race Theory. Second, the book reviews studies related to a variety of media, including film, television, print media, social media, music, and video games. Finally, contributors present a broad summary of media issues related to specific races and ethnicities and describe the relationship of the study of race to the study of gender and sexuality.
   
VSB04-001 The Routledge Handbook of Media Use and Well-Being
  Reinecke, Leonard/ 9781138886582/ Price:¢G 185.00
 
Book Cover The Routledge Handbook of Media Use and Well-Being serves as the first international review of the current state of this fast-developing area of research. The volume provides a multifaceted perspective on the beneficial as well as the detrimental effects of media exposure on psychological health and well-being. As a "first-mover," it will define the field of media use and well-being and provide an essential resource for research and teaching in this area. The volume is structured along four central considerations: ¡EProcesses presents concepts that provide a theoretical bridge between media use and well-being, such as psychological need satisfaction, recovery from stress and strain, self-presentation and self-enhancement, or parasocial interactions with media characters, providing a comprehensive understanding of the underlying processes that drive psychological health and well-being through media. ¡EModerators examines both risk factors that promote negative effects on well-being and protective factors that foster positive media effects. ¡EContexts bridges the gap between theory and "real life" by illustrating how media use can influence well-being and satisfaction in very different life domains, covering the full spectrum of everyday life by addressing the public, private, and work spheres. ¡EAudiences takes a look at the influence of life phases and life situations on the interplay of media use and well-being, questioning whether various user groups differ with regard to the effects of media exposure. Bringing together the expertise of outstanding international scholars from multiple disciplines, including communication, media psychology, social psychology, clinical psychology, and media education, this handbooksheds new light on the role of media in influencing and affecting emotions.
   
VSB04-001 The Routledge Companion to Latina/O Media
  Cepeda, Maria Elena/ 9780415717793/ Price:¢G 185.00
 
Book Cover The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Media provides students and scholars with an indispensable overview of the domestic and transnational dynamics at play within multi-lingual Latina/o media. The book examines both independent and mainstream media via race and gender in its theoretical and empirical engagement with questions of production, access, policy, representation, and consumption. Contributions consider a range of media formats including television, radio, film, print media, music video and social media, with particular attention to understudied fields such as audience and production studies.
   
VSB04-001 The Routledge Companion to Comics
  Bramlett, Frank/ 9780415729000/ Price:¢G 185.00
 
Book Cover This cutting-edge handbook brings together an international roster of scholars to examine many facets of comics and graphic novels. Contributor essays provide authoritative, up-to-date overviewsof the major topics and questions within comic studies, offering readers a truly global approach to understanding the field. Essays examine: ¡Ethe history of the temporal, geographical, and formal development of comics, including topics like art comics, manga, comix, and the comics code; ¡Eissues such as authorship, ethics, adaptation, and translating comics; ¡Econnections between comics and other artistic media (drawing, caricature, film) as well as the linkages between comics and other academic fields like linguistics and philosophy; ¡Enew perspectives on comics genres, from funny animal comics to war comics to romance comics and beyond. The Routledge Companion to Comics expertly organizes representative work from a range of disciplines, including media and cultural studies, literature, philosophy, and linguistics. More than an introduction to the study of comics, this book will serve as a crucial reference for anyone interested in pursuing research in the area, guiding students, scholars, and comics fans alike.
   
VB04-85 The SAGE Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods, 4-Vols/Set.
  Allen, Mike/ 9781483381435/ Price:¢G 515.00
 
Book Cover Communication research is evolving and changing in a world of online journals, open-access, and new ways of obtaining data and conducting experiments via the Internet. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods contains entries that cover every step of the research process, accompanied by engaging examples from the literature of communication studies. Key features include: ¡E652 signed entries spanning four volumes ¡EA Reader¡¦s Guide groups entries thematically to help students interested in a specific aspect of communication research to more easily locate directly related entries ¡EBack matter includes a Chronology of the development of the field of communication research; a Resource Guide to classic books, journals, and associations; a Glossary introducing the terminology of the field; and a detailed Index ¡EEntries conclude with References/Further Readings and Cross-References to related entries to guide students further in their research journeys
   
VB04-84 Online Communities as Agents of Change and Social Movements
  Gordon, Steven/ 9781522524953/ Price:US$ 195.00
 
Book Cover The growing presence of social media and computer use has caused significant changes to community engagement. With the ubiquity of these technologies, there is increasing engagement in social and political policies and changes. Online Communities as Agents of Change and Social Movements is a pivotal reference source for the latest research on relevant theoretical and practical frameworks regarding online communities and social media as agents of social and political change. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant areas such as computer use, online engagement, and collective action, this publication is an ideal resource for researchers, academics, practitioners, and students in the fields of social psychology, social network analysis, media studies, information systems, and political science. Topics Covered ¡EAdvocacy ¡ECollective Action ¡EForum Use ¡EFundraising ¡EOnline Engagement ¡ESocial Media ¡ESocial Movement Organizations
   
VB04-83 The SAGE Handbook of Social Media.
  Burgess, Jean/ 9781412962292/ Price:¢G 120.00
 
Book Cover The world is in the midst of a social media paradigm. Once viewed as trivial and peripheral, social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and WeChat have become an important part of the information and communication infrastructure of society. They are bound up with business and politics as well as everyday life, work, and personal relationships. This international Handbook addresses the most significant research themes, methodological approaches and debates in the study of social media. It contains substantial chapters written especially for this book by leading scholars from a range of disciplinary perspectives, covering everything from computational social science to sexual self-expression. Part 1: Histories And Pre-Histories Part 2: Approaches And Methods Part 3: Platforms, Technologies And Business Models Part 4: Cultures And Practices Part 5: Social And Economic Domains
   
VB04-79 Cultural Policy, 4-Vols/Set.
  O'Brien, Dave/ 9781138889859/ Price:¢G 900.00
 
Book Cover Specialists in cultural policy draw on many scholarly literatures and traditions, including but not limited to, media and communication studies, history, sociology, politics, arts management, geography, and cultural studies. Now, this new four-volume collection from Routledge brings together the key texts that form the background, context, and basis for a sophisticated understanding of the topic, materials that have hitherto been scattered throughout a variety of specialist journals and books. Cultural Policy offers advanced students and established researchers alike a comprehensive and carefully ordered ¡¥mini library¡¦ of the subject¡¦s major works.
   
VB04-78 Film and Religion, 4-Vols/Set.
  Plate, S. Brent/ 9781138647497/ Price:¢G 900.00
 
Book Cover The four volumes of 'Film and Religion' will present a range of scholarly articles, mainly since 1990, which offer a critical overview of the interdisciplinary field from a number of perspectives. It is an international collection that includes attention to popular Hollywood and 'arthouse' films and filmmakers, as well as documentaries, Bollywood, Nollywood, and other international pockets of film production and reception. Readings are primarily from scholars of religious studies, theology, and biblical studies, but the collection will also include work by film studies scholars and filmmakers themselves. The selections will indicate how cinema reflects religious and theological interests of filmmakers and the cultures within which they operate. Moreover, it will show how films impact those same cultures, including religious beliefs and practices. The relationship is not one-way, but entails multiple directions of influence. Volume One: Religion in Film Volume Two: Film as Religion Volume Three: Film in Religion Volume Four: Biblical and Theological Connections to Film
   
VB04-77 Media Law, Ethics, and Policy in the Digital Age
  Mhiripiri, Nhamo A./ 9781522520955/ Price:US$ 195.00
 
Book Cover The growing presence of digital technologies has caused significant changes in the protection of digital rights. With the ubiquity of these modern technologies, there is an increasing need for advanced media and rights protection. Media Law, Ethics, and Policy in the Digital Age is a key resource on the challenges, opportunities, issues, controversies, and contradictions of digital technologies in relation to media law and ethics and examines occurrences in different socio-political and economic realities. Highlighting multidisciplinary studies on cybercrime, invasion of privacy, and muckraking, this publication is an ideal reference source for policymakers, academicians, researchers, advanced-level students, government officials, and active media practitioners. Topics Covered The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to: ¡ECybercrime ¡EFreedom of Information ¡EInvasion of Privacy ¡EMedia Ownership Policy ¡EMedia Regulatory Models ¡EMuckraking ¡EUser Generated Content
   
VB04-76 Political Scandal, Corruption, and Legitimacy in the Age of Social Media
  Demirhan, Kamil/ 9781522520191/ Price:US$ 190.00
 
Book Cover The way in which social media is utilized has changed over the years, making it a growing forum for political discussion. Due to this, analyzing relationships between social media and politics can lead to an increased awareness of current political affairs. Political Scandal, Corruption, and Legitimacy in the Age of Social Media is an essential research source for the latest information on national and international political propaganda and opinions spread by technological forums. Featuring expansive coverage on a number of relevant topics and perspectives, such as environmental justice, alternative ideology, and information and communication technologies (ICTs), this publication is ideally designed for researchers, students, and professionals seeking current research on the connection between social media and politics and its impact on modern society. Topics Covered ¡EAlternative Ideology ¡EDigital Interactive Media ¡EE-Government ¡EEnvironmental Justice ¡EInformation and Communication Technologies (ICTs) ¡ENon-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) ¡EWikiLeaks
   
VB04-75 Social Media Performance Evaluation and Success Measurements
  Brown, Michael A./ 9781522519638/ Price:US$ 185.00
 
Book Cover There are many different social media platforms that provide a wide array of services. Exploring the results yielded by these platforms can enhance their usefulness and impact on society¡¦s advancement. Social Media Performance Evaluation and Success Measurements is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly research on social networking participation expectations and values to examine individual performance in digital communication activities. Featuring coverage across a range of topics, such as crisis communication, social networking engagement, and return on investments, this publication is ideally designed for academicians, practitioners, and researchers seeking current research on the benefits of utilizing the social network environment of today. Topics Covered ¡EComputer Mediated Communications (CMC) ¡ECrisis Communication ¡EReturn on Investments ¡ESocial Networking and Individual Performance (SNIP) ¡ESocial Networking Engagement ¡EWeb 2.0
   
VB04-74 Establishing and Evaluating Digital Ethos and Online Credibility
  Folk, Moe/ 9781522510727/ Price:US$ 200.00
 
Book Cover With the wealth of information that you can find on the internet today, it is easy to find answers and details quickly by entering a simple query into a search engine. While this easy access to information is convenient, it is often difficult to separate fallacy from reality when dealing with digital sources. Establishing and Evaluating Digital Ethos and Online Credibility features strategies and insight on how to determine the reliability of internet sources. Highlighting case studies and best practices on establishing protocols when utilizing digital sources for research, this publication is a critical reference source for academics, students, information literacy specialists, journalists, researchers, web designers, and writing instructors. Topics Covered ¡EE-Health ¡EInteractive Websites ¡EMemetic Agents ¡EOnline Dating ¡EOnline Debates ¡ESurveillance and Privacy ¡EThird-Party Review Sites
   
VB04-73 Applying the Actor-Network Theory in Media Studies
  Spohrer, Markus/ 9781522506164/ Price:US$ 175.00
 
Book Cover Actor-Network Theory (ANT), originally a social theory, seeks to organize objects and non-human entities into social networks. Its most innovative claim approaches these networks outside the anthropocentric view, including both humans and non-human objects as active participants in a social context; because of this, the theory has applications in a myriad of domains, not merely in the social sciences. Applying the Actor-Network Theory in Media Studies applies this novel approach to media studies. This publication responds to the current trends in international media studies by presenting ANT as the new theoretical paradigm through which meaningful discussion and analysis of the media, its production, and its social and cultural effects. Featuring both case studies and theoretical and methodical meditations, this timely publication thoroughly considers the possibilities of these disparate, yet divergent fields. This book is intended for use by researchers, students, sociologists, and media analysts concerned with contemporary media studies. Topics Covered ¡EAnaphoric Trajectories of Creative Processes ¡EAssociology ¡EFilm Production Networks ¡EHip-Hop Authenticity ¡ELocal Television ¡EOperativity ¡EPost-essentialist Media Studies
   
VB04-72 Exploring the Benefits of Creativity in Education, Media, and the Arts
  Silton, Nava R./ 9781522505044/ Price:US$ 210.00
 
Book Cover The use of imagination can lead to greater outcomes in problem solving, innovation, and critical thinking. By providing access to creative outlets, productivity increases in schools, businesses, and other professional settings. Exploring the Benefits of Creativity in Education, Media, and the Arts is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly research on the stimulation and implementation of creative thinking in academic and professional environments. Highlighting the foundations of creativity from theoretical and neuroscientific perspectives, this book is ideally designed for academics, professionals, educators, and practitioners. Topics Covered ¡EAnimation Industry ¡EArt Therapy ¡EArt Traditions ¡EChildhood Development ¡EChildren¡¦s Media ¡EPsychological Considerations ¡EStudents with Disabilities
   
VB04-70 Gender and the Media, 4-Vols/Set.
  Mendes, Kaitlynn/ 9781138827516/ Price:¢G 940.00
 
Book Cover Scholars have long recognized the media¡¦s role in shaping and reflecting the way we see the world, ourselves, and others. In particular, they have understood that ¡¥the media¡¦ plays a vital part in the policing and construction of gender. Moreover, as new types of media proliferate, and become increasingly important in our daily lives, addressing the sometimes difficult questions surrounding the relationship between gender and the media is more important than ever. Now, this new four-volume collection from Routledge¡¦s acclaimed Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies series enables users readily to access and make sense of the essential texts of gender-and-media scholarship. The collection is organized into four parts. Volume I (¡¥Body Counts¡¦) assembles research on women¡¦s absence in a range of media from around the world. Volume II (¡¥Representing Gender¡¦) gathers together crucial texts on gender representations and stereotypes in the media. Volume III (¡¥Gender and Media Uses¡¦), meanwhile, brings together the best research which, rather than surveying what the media does to people, explores how they use, navigate, and contest it. The final volume (¡¥Occupational Status, Experience, and Ownership¡¦) presents key research which seeks to examine where men and women are placed in media organizations, how they experience these positions, and what impact they might have on media content. Fully indexed and with an introduction newly written by the editor, Gender and the Media is an indispensable reference resource for researchers and students.
   
VB04-69 Religion and Media, 4-Vols/Set.
  Kirby, Danielle L./ 9781138954250/ Price:¢G 900.00
 
Drawing together formative works from across the interrelated disciplines of religion and media, this collection will articulate the field of religion and media. Incorporating both historical and contemporary concerns, and a range of methodological approaches, this major work will focus upon the variety of ways in which religion and media impact, facilitate, and imbricate with each other. The field encompassed by this collection is constantly changing and diverse. It covers a range of inquiry, from the age old questions regarding traditional human mediation of religious experience to the emerging problems associated with the study of religion and digital media and other developing technologies. Religion is mediated in a multitude of ways, including through the written word, artistic expression, electronic and digital technologies such as television and internet, as well as more evanescent modes such as ritual and performance. This series recognises the role that diverse media play in the interpretation and understanding of religion in the work of scholars and in the lives of religious individuals and communities. The intersection of media and communication studies and religious studies is woefully under-representative of the relationship that media and religion has in theory, history and lived experience. The two disciplines have recently begun to address this, increasingly bringing together subjects from both fields. Thus a collection that compiles both foundational as well as recent scholarship on religion and media is a welcome addition, representing where the interest began but also moving scholarship in future directions. The work¡¦s interpretation of ¡¥religion¡¦ is broad, and encompasses not just religions traditionally recognised as such (eg. ¡¥world religions¡¦) but also a more fluid recognition of religious behaviour (such as religions based on fiction or more abstract religious themes such as death).
   
SB04-473 Sonic Agency: Sound and Emergent Forms of Resistance.
  Brandon LaBelle/ 9781906897512/ Price:US$ 30.00
 
   
SB04-471 Economic Injustice and the Rhetoric of the American Dream.
  Luke Winslow/ 9781498544146/ Price:US$ 90.00
 
   
SB04-471 Nostalgic Generations and Media: Perception of Time and Available Meaning.
  Ryan Lizardi/ 9781498542029/ Price:US$ 90.00
 
   
SB04-471 Para-Interactivity and the Appeal of Television in the Digital Age.
  Oranit Klein-Shagrir/ 9781498540803/ Price:US$ 85.00
 
   
SB04-471 Political Campaign Communication: Theory, Method, and Practice.
  Robert E. Denton/ 9781498530026/ Price:US$ 130.00
 
   
SB04-471 Conflict, Mediated Message, and Group Dynamics: Intersections of Communication.
  Stephen M. Croucher/ 9781498535489/ Price:US$ 90.00
 
   
SB04-466 Television on Demand: Curatorial Culture and the Transformation of TV.
  Robinson, M. J./ 9781441148094/ Price:¢G 23.99
 
   
SB04-466 The Rhetorical Power of Popular Culture: Considering Mediated Texts.
  Sellnow, Deanna D./ 9781506315218/ Price:¢G 60.00
 
   
SB04-466 Public Relations, Cooperation, and Justice: From Evolutionary Biology to Ethics.
  Marsh, Charles/ 9781138944206/ Price:¢G 105.00
 
   
SB04-466 Principles of Public Speaking.
  German, Kathleen M./ 9781138233898/ Price:¢G 84.99
 
   
SB04-466 The Neuroscience of Multimodal Persuasive Messages: Persuading the Brain.
  Remley, Dirk/ 9781138635814/ Price:¢G 125.00
 
   
SB04-466 Directing and Producing for Television: A Format Approach.
  Cury, Ivan/ 9781138124998/ Price:¢G 36.99
 
   
SB04-466 Qualitative Research Methods for Media Studies.
  Brennen, Bonnie S./ 9781138219229/ Price:¢G 43.99
 
   
SB04-466 Childcare Workers, Global Migration and Digital Media.
  Kim, Youna/ 9781138092778/ Price:¢G 110.00
 
   
SB04-466 Exploring Media Research: Theories, Practice, and Purpose.
  Ruddock, Andy/ 9781473902541/ Price:¢G 27.99
 
   
SB04-463 Digital Media and Communication.
  Orellano, Jericka/ 9781680959338/ Price:US$ 145.00
 
This book explores how digital media use affects attitudes and behavior, and how this relationship is shaped by organizational and political environments across countries. Digital media is any media that is encoded in a machine-readable format. Digital media can be created, viewed, distributed, modified and preserved on digital electronics devices. Computer programs and software; digital imagery, digital video; video games; web pages and websites, including social media; data and databases; digital audio, such as mp3; and e-books are examples of digital media. Digital media are frequently contrasted with print media, such as printed books, newspapers and magazines, and other traditional or analog media, such as pictures, film or audio tape.
   
SB04-463 Electronic Media and Broadcasting.
  Martinez, Sandra M./ 9781680959345/ Price:US$ 145.00
 
Book Cover This book covers an extensive range of topics like news broadcasting, electronic media and communication theories, television journalism, etc. Electronic Media is the media that one can share on any electronic device for the audiences viewing, unlike static media (Printing) electronic media is broadcasted to the wider community. They may include television, radio, Internet, fax, CD-ROMs, DVD, and any other medium that requires electricity or digital encoding of information. There is a wide range of Electronic media that broadcast a variety of different things like advertisements and promotions.
   
SB04-463 Mass Media and Communication.
  Martinez, Sandra M./ 9781680959369/ Price:US$ 145.00
 
Book Cover Mass media is a significant force in modern culture and society. Mass media is communication¡X whether written, broadcast, or spoken¡X that reaches a large audience. This includes television, radio, advertising, movies, the Internet, newspapers, magazines, and so forth. Mass media means technology that is intended to reach a mass audience. It is the primary means of communication used to reach the vast majority of the general public. The mass media has evolved significantly over time. This textbook covers the different platforms for mass media and the influence that mass media has on society.
   
SB04-463 Privacy and the Media.
  Mcstay, Andrew/ 9781473924932/ Price:¢G 24.99
 
   
SB04-460 Mass Media Education in Transition.
  PRENTISS, ALEXANDRA/ 9781680945034/ Price:US$ 145.00
 
Book Cover Mass media is the means that are used to communicate to the general public. This book provides a broad view of the major issues affecting all aspects of media education print and broadcast journalism, advertising, public relations, and media studies.
   
SB04-460 Human Rights and Mass Communications.
  PRENTISS, ALEXANDRA/ 9781680945041/ Price:US$ 145.00
 
Book Cover Communication rights involve freedom of opinion and expression, democratic media governance, media ownership and media control, participation in one?s own culture, linguistic rights, rights to education, privacy, assemble, and self-determination. They are also related inclusion and exclusion, quality and accessibility to means of communication. This book examines the role of the media in promoting human rights. This book is an effort to find out why the media decide to include human rights coverage as part of their programs as well as the portrayal of human rights elements in such programs.
   
SB04-460 The Media, Journalism and Democracy.
  PRENTISS, ALEXANDRA/ 9781680945058/ Price:US$ 145.00
 
Book Cover Media is the collective communication outlets or tools that are used to store and deliver information or data. This book offers original insights into the relationship between media and democratic theory, it brings together a renowned collection of international specialists who examine media and democracy, professional journalism, the anatomy of journalism. It is essential reading for students and scholars of journalism and new media.
   
SB04-460 Mass Media and Political Issues.
  PRENTISS, ALEXANDRA/ 9781680945096/ Price:US$ 145.00
 
Book Cover This book provides an overview on the social scientific process by asking if theories exists to explain personal observations in politics and the media and if there is evidence to support the theories. The role of the mass media (MM) in influencing mass and class behavior has been a central concern among critical writers, especially since the turn of the Twentieth century. Debates and studies on the MM have focused on its political bias, ownership and links to big business, relationships and ties to the state, relative openness and diversity, promotion of wars and corporate interests among other major issues affecting the relations of power, wealth and empire.
   
SB04-460 Global Media and Communication Policy.
  PRENTISS, ALEXANDRA/ 9781680945126/ Price:US$ 145.00
 
Book Cover Global Media and Communication Policy offers new conceptual frameworks and new methodologies for mapping the contours of emergent global media and communication policy, drawing on theory and empirical research to offer multiple perspectives on the local, national, regional and global forums in which policy debate occurs. This book provides insights into the boundaries of this field of study, assesses why it is important, who is affected, and with what political, economic, social and cultural consequences. The book aims to enhance the reader?s knowledge and understanding of policy and regulatory issues, particularly at global level.
   
SB04-460 Media and Communications: Laws and Regulations.
  PRENTISS, ALEXANDRA/ 9781680945133/ Price:US$ 145.00
 
Book Cover This book aims to generate and disseminate knowledge about communication, and the way in which it operates and affects individuals and nations. Media regulation is the control or guidance of mass media by governments and other bodies. This regulation, via law, rules or procedures, can have various goals, for example intervention to protect a stated ?public interest?, or encouraging competition and an effective media market, or establishing common technical standards.
   
SB04-460 Public Relations Strategy.
  Cinti, Veronica/ 9781680957037/ Price:US$ 160.00
 
Book Cover Public relations involves the cultivation of favorable relations for organizations and products with its key publics through the use of a variety of communications channels and tools. Developing a public relations strategy is instrumental to influencing the public image of an organization. A good strategy can help build rapport with customers, employees and the general public. This book establishes the importance of strategy in developing public relations plans and in implementing and managing public relations activities.
   
SB04-459 Strategic Management in the Media: Theory to Practice.
  Lucy Kung/ 9781473929500/ Price:¢G 30.99
 
   
SB04-459 LGBTQs, Media and Culture in Europe.
  Dhoest, Alexander/ 9781138649477/ Price:¢G 115.00
 
   
SB04-459 Media Ethics at Work: True Stories from Young Professionals.
  Lee Anne Peck/ 9781506315294/ Price:¢G 51.00
 
   
SB04-459 Primer of Public Relations Research.
  Stacks, Don W./ 9781462522705/ Price:US$ 65.00
 
Book Cover Thousands of public relations (PR) students and professionals have relied on this authoritative text to understand the key role of research in planning and evaluating PR campaigns. Revised and expanded to reflect today's emphasis on standards-based practice, the third edition has a heightened emphasis on setting baselines, creating benchmarks, and assessing progress. Stacks presents step-by-step guidelines for using a wide range of qualitative and quantitative methods to track output, outtakes, and outcomes, and shows how to present research findings clearly to clients. Every chapter features review questions and a compelling practice problem. PowerPoint slides for use in teaching are provided at the companion website. Instructors requesting a desk copy also receive a supplemental Instructor's Manual with a test bank, suggested readings, and case studies. New to This Edition: Chapter on standardization, moving beyond the prior edition's focus on best practices. Chapter on different types of data sets, with attention to the advantages and disadvantages of using Big Data. Addresses the strategic use of key performance indicators. Covers the latest content analysis software. Pedagogical Features: Each chapter opens with a chapter overview and concludes with review questions. End-of-chapter practice problems guide readers to implement what they have learned in a PR project. Appendix provides a dictionary of public relations measurement and research terms. Supplemental Instructor's Manual and PowerPoint slides.
   
SB04-458 Standing Up, Speaking Out: Stand-Up Comedy and the Rhetoric of Social Change.
  Meier, Matthew R./ 9781138100299/ Price:¢G 41.99
 
   
SB04-458 Medialogies.
  Castillo, David R./ 9781628923599/ Price:¢G 23.99
 
   
SB04-455 Conflict and Communication.
  Fred E. Jandt/ 9781506308272/ Price:¢G 79.00
 
   
VSB04-001 The Routledge Companion to Labor and Media.
  Maxwell, Richard/ 9780415837446/ Price:¢G 185.00
 
Book Cover Labor resides at the center of all media and communication production, from the workers who create the information technologies that form the dynamic core of the global capitalist system and the designers who create media content to the salvage workers who dismantle the industry¡¦s high-tech trash. The Routledge Companion to Labor and Media is the first book to bring together representative research from the diverse body of scholarly work surrounding this often fragmentary field, and seeks to provide a comprehensive resource for the study and teaching of media and labor. Essays examine work on the mostly unglamorous side of media and cultural production, technology manufacture, and every occupation in between. Specifically, this book features: -wide-ranging international case studies spanning the major global hubs of media labor; -interdisciplinary approaches for thinking about and analyzing class and labor in information communication technology (ICT), consumer electronics (CE), and media/cultural production; -an overview of global political economic conditions affecting media workers; -reports on chemical environments and their effect on the health of media workers and consumers; -activist scholarship on media and labor, and inspiring stories of resistance and solidarity.
   
VSB04-001 Routledge Handbook of New Media in Asia.
  Hjorth, Larissa/ 9781138026001/ Price:¢G 160.00
 
Book Cover While a decade ago much of the discussion of new media in Asia was couched in Occidental notions of Asia as a "default setting" for technology in the future, today we are seeing a much more complex picture of contesting new media practices and production. As "new media" becomes increasingly an everyday reality for young and old across Asia through smartphones and associated devices, boundaries between art, new media, and the everyday are transformed. This Handbook addresses the historical, social, cultural, political, philosophical, artistic and economic dimensions of the region¡¦s new media. Through an interdisciplinary revision of both "new media" and "Asia" the contributors provide new insights into the complex and contesting terrains of both notions. The Routledge Handbook of New Media in Asia will be the definitive publication for readers interested in comprehending all the various aspects of new media in Asia. It provides an authoritative, up-to-date, intellectually broad, conceptually cutting-edge guide to the important aspects of new media in the region ¡X as the first point of consultation for researchers, advanced level undergraduate and postgraduate students in fields of new media and Asian studies.
   
VSB04-001 The Routledge Companion to Cinema and Politics
  Tzioumakis, Yannis/ 9780415717397/ Price:¢G 185.00
 
Book Cover The Routledge Companion to Cinema and Politicsbrings together forty essays by leading film scholars and filmmakers in order to discuss the complex relationship between cinema and politics. Organised into eight sections - Approaches to Film and Politics; Film, Activism and Opposition; Film, Propaganda, Ideology and the State; The Politics of Mobility; Political Hollywood; Alternative and Independent Film and Politics; The Politics of Cine-geographies and The Politics of Documentary - this collection covers a broad range of topics, including: third cinema, cinema after 9/11, eco-activism, human rights, independent Chinese documentary, film festivals, manifestoes, film policies, film as a response to the post-2008 financial crisis, Soviet propaganda, the impact of neoliberalism on cinema, and many others. It foregrounds the key debates, concepts, approaches and case studies that critique and explain the complex relationship between politics and cinema, discussing films from around the world and including examples from film history as well as contemporary cinema. It also explores the wider relationship between politics and entertainment, examines cinema¡¦s response to political and social transformations and questions the extent to which filmmaking, itself, is a political act.
   
VSB04 The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Popular Culture
  Aldama, Frederick Luis/ 9781138638945/ Price:¢G 185.00
 
Book Cover Latina/o popular culture has experienced major growth and change with the expanding demographic of Latina/os in mainstream media. In The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Pop Culture, contributors pay serious critical attention to all facets of Latina/o popular culture including TV, films, performance art, food, lowrider culture, theatre, photography, dance, pulp fiction, music, comic books, video games, news, web, and digital media, healing rituals, quinceneras, and much more. Features include: ¡Econsideration of differences between pop culture made by and about Latina/os; ¡Ecomprehensive and critical analyses of various pop cultural forms; ¡Econcrete and detailed treatments of major primary works from children¡¦s television to representations of dia de los muertos; ¡Enew perspectives on the political, social, and historical dynamic of Latina/o pop culture; Chapters select, summarize, explain, contextualize and assess key critical interpretations, perspectives, developments and debates in Latina/o popular cultural studies. A vitally engaging and informative volume, this compliation of wide-ranging case studies in Latina/o pop culture phenomena encourages scholars and students to view Latina/o pop culture within the broader study of global popular culture.
   
VB04-71 Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Contemporary Conflict Resolution
  Novais, Paulo/ 9781522502456/ Price:US$ 185.00
 
Book Cover Since the dawn of human speech and interaction, there have been conflicts among individuals, regions, and whole nations. Disagreements, miscommunications, no matter the name they take; conflicts will continue to be present in every field of work or study. New technologies such as social media have extended people¡¦s ability to communicate, and therefore dispute, making additional research and practical solutions for resolving conflict all the more necessary. Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Contemporary Conflict Resolution presents theoretical perspectives on the causes of diverse conflicts, approaches novel disputes and the technology associated therein, and provides readers with multifaceted solutions to the myriad of potential arguments and disagreements that arise as part of the human condition. This interdisciplinary publication is a critical resource for researchers, legal practitioners, policy makers, government officials, and students and educators in the fields of political science, communication studies, and business. Topics Covered ¡EAgreement Technologies ¡EData Protection ¡EE-Government Conflict Resolution ¡EEnvironmental Conflicts ¡EOnline Argumentation ¡EOnline Dispute Resolution ¡EOrganizational Conflict ¡EQuality of Judgement ¡ERestorative Justice
   
VB04-68 Video Games and Gaming Culture, 4-Vols/Set.
  Wolf, Mark J P/ 9781138811256/ Price:¢G 940.00
 
Book Cover Video and interactive computer games now constitute an enormous industry that rivals television and film. Moreover, gaming is of growing importance in spheres beyond mere entertainment; games and gaming technology are increasingly applied to other ends, including for educational, political, and military purposes. Perhaps unsurprisingly, therefore, the cultural, social, and economic significance of games and gaming is now profound, and ripe for scholarly scrutiny and study. As research continues to flourish as never before, this major new reference resource from Routledge¡¦s Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies series offers a multi-dimensional overview of games and gaming culture and brings together in four volumes the very best foundational and cutting-edge scholarship. Edited by the field¡¦s leading scholar, Mark J. P. Wolf, the collection encompasses the socio-cultural, political, and economic dimensions of gaming from a wide variety of perspectives. The materials gathered explore issues of game design and development, provide close analysis of games as cultural artefacts, and address issues of policy, such as those related to race, class, gender, and sexuality. Video Games and Gaming Culture is supplemented by a comprehensive index and includes a full introduction, newly written by the editor.
   
VB04-67 Islam and the Media, 4-Vols/Set.
  Piela, Anna/ 9781138923010/ Price:¢G 940.00
 
Book Cover This collection aims to illustrate the variety of different Islamic mediated expressions, both in Muslim-majority and Muslim-minority contexts. The study of the myriad of ways in which Islam is mediated in today¡¦s world is important, because the media (both traditional, i.e print and broadcast, and ¡¥new¡¦/social/online) are a battleground for the meaning and nature of Islam. Different discourses about Islam are vying for public attention, because to be in the spotlight means to be influential. From everyday accounts of religious experience, through reformist, conservative, and reactive narratives, it is possible to observe many claims to religious authority as well as different Islamic religious identities. With a full index, together with a comprehensive introduction, newly written by the editor, which places the collected material in its historical and intellectual context, Islam and the Media is a crucial work of reference. It is destined to be valued by scholars, students, and researchers as a vital resource.
   
VB04-66 The Public Communication of Science, 4-Vols/Set.
  Bucchi, Massimiano/ 9780415718042/ Price:¢G 940.00
 
Book Cover This is a new title from Routledge¡¦s Critical Concepts in Sociology series. Compiled by the editorial team behind the acclaimed International Handbook of Public Communication of Science and Technology (Routledge, 2008), this four-volume ¡¥mini library¡¦ provides an easy-to-use, one-stop collection of the best foundational and cutting-edge scholarship from the fast-growing¡Xand increasingly important¡Xscholarly domain that is the public communication of science. As well as bringing together the major works that have shaped this field of research, the collection will be welcomed as the first mapping of an area that to date has rather lacked an authoritative interdisciplinary synthesis. The collection assembles contributions from a variety of subjects (including media and journalism studies, sociology, and the history of science), and it contrasts the perspectives of different geographical and cultural contexts. Together with the editors¡¦ introductions, the gathered materials allow users to make sense of the wide range of approaches, theories, and concepts that have informed the public communication of science.
   
VB04-64 Global Perspectives on Media Events in Contemporary Society.
  Fox, Andrew/ 9781466699670/ Price:US$ 165.00
 
Book Cover Media events have been described as broadcasts that involve an engaged audience viewing the same event simultaneously; though this definition is still relevant, the way media outlets interact with and react to their audiences has greatly changed. This is in part due to the emergence of social media platforms which allow a participatory audience, something that genre-specific television channels now rely on. Because these genre-specific, 24-hour channels seek to hook viewers with hyperbolic presentation and the illusion of large media events, the original definition must be adapted. Global Perspectives on Media Events in Contemporary Society seeks to re-define the role of the media in relaying information about current events within a modern context. Determining what constitutes as and the proper presentation of a media event is of great importance given the ubiquity of media consumption. This book approaches the topic from historical, ceremonial, and globally cultural perspectives while addressing news, sports, and other significant current events. It is a vital resource for students and teachers of communication, media, and journalism, professionals in the media industry, policy makers, and sociologists. Topics Covered ¡ECeremonial Media Events ¡EHistorical Crises ¡EHumanitarian Media Events ¡ELive News Events ¡ENews Media ¡ESocial Media ¡ESocial Movements ¡ESporting Events ¡EUser-Generated Content
   
VB04-63 The SAGE Handbook of Digital Journalism.
  Witschge, Tamara/ 9781473906532/ Price:¢G 130.00
 
Book Cover The production and consumption of news in the digital era is blurring the boundaries between professionals, citizens and activists. Actors producing information are multiplying, but still media companies hold central position. Journalism research faces important challenges to capture, examine, and understand the current news environment. The SAGE Handbook of Digital Journalism starts from the pressing need for a thorough and bold debate to redefine the assumptions of research in the changing field of journalism. The 38 chapters, written by a team of global experts, are organised into four key areas: Section A: Changing Contexts Section B: News Practices in the Digital Era Section C: Conceptualizations of Journalism Section D: Research Strategies By addressing both institutional and non-institutional news production and providing ample attention to the question ¡¥who is a journalist?¡¦ and the changing practices of news audiences in the digital era, this Handbook shapes the field and defines the roadmap for the research challenges that scholars will face in the coming decades.
   
VB04-62 Power, Surveillance, and Culture in YouTube's Digital Sphere.
  Crick, Matthew/ 9781466698550/ Price:US$ 185.00
 
Book Cover Over the last several years, YouTube? has become a public forum for creative, informative, and political endeavors around the globe. As the website¡¦s influence and appeal continues to grow, questions regarding the legal usage of material, as well as potential governance issues regarding surveillance and political sway, are becoming more relevant. Power, Surveillance, and Culture in YouTube?¡¦s Digital Sphere examines the imaginative, socioeconomic, and innovative features of the video sharing community of YouTube? and how these areas traverse the digital world. Highlighting theoretical concepts and empirical research, as well as in-depth discussions on cultural studies, participatory experience, and media theory, this publication will appeal to professionals, practitioners, researchers, and students interested in the use of video sharing as a means of surveillance, communication, or personal promotion. Topics Covered ¡EAdvertising ¡EDemocracy ¡EOnline Participatory Culture ¡ESocial Media ¡ESurveillance Theory ¡EVideo Sharing
   
VB04-61 Political Influence of the Media in Developing Countries.
  Mukhongo, Lynete Lusike/ 9781466696136/ Price:US$ 200.00
 
Book Cover The media plays an intricate role in the political economy of developing nations as it conveys the social issues and impacts of a government¡¦s legislation and policy. However, information is often miscommunicated or biased in emergent economies as media owners often tailor news and advertisements to promote their own agendas rather than meet the needs of citizens. Political Influence of the Media in Developing Countries analyzes the use and structure of media in political forums in developing nations. Featuring research on the effects of the media on news consumption and the professional and ethical difficulties journalists and editors face in the dissemination of political messages, this publication is an essential reference source for policy makers, academicians, politicians, students, and researchers interested in the adoption of various media formats used to promote the political environment and civic engagement within developing countries. Topics Covered ¡EDemocracy ¡EElections ¡EGendered Media ¡EMedia Ethics ¡EParticipatory Radio ¡EPolitical Economy ¡EPress Freedom ¡ESocial Media ¡EYouth Participation
   
VB04-60 Handbook of Research on Media Literacy in the Digital Age.
  Yildiz, Melda N./ 9781466696679/ Price:US$ 295.00
 
Book Cover With the current ubiquity of technological tools and digital media, having the skillset necessary to use and understand digital media is essential. Integrating media literacy into modern day education can cultivate a stronger relationship between technology, educators, as well as students. The Handbook of Research on Media Literacy in the Digital Age presents key research in the field of digital media literacy with a specific emphasis on the need for pre-service and in-service educators to become familiar and comfortable with the current digital tools and applications that are an essential part of youth culture. Presenting pedagogical strategies as well as practical research and applications of digital media in various aspects of culture, society, and education, this publication is an ideal reference source for researchers, educators, graduate-level students, and media specialists. Topics Covered ¡ECross-Cultural Issues ¡EEdutainment ¡EGlobal Competencies ¡EMedia Education ¡EMultimedia Technologies ¡EProject-Based Learning ¡ETeacher Education
   
VB04-59 Impact of Communication and the Media on Ethnic Conflict.
  Gibson, Steven/ 9781466697287/ Price:US$ 185.00
 
Book Cover Throughout the world, cultural and racial clashes remain a major hurdle to development and progress. Though some areas are experiencing successful intercultural communications which pave the way for peaceful negotiations, there are still many regions experiencing severe turmoil. Impact of Communication and the Media on Ethnic Conflict focuses on both the positive and negative outcomes of communication and media usage, as well as the overall perceptions of these elements, within conflicting populations. Featuring theoretical perspectives on various intergroup interaction experiences within contemporary ethnic controversies, this publication will appeal to scholars, researchers, professors, and practitioners interested in ethnic studies, conflict resolution, communications, and global peace building. Topics Covered ¡EAutoethnographic Research ¡EConflict Intervention ¡EGenocide ¡EInter-Ethnic Violence ¡EPeace Building ¡EPostracial Justice ¡ESocial Media
   
SB04-457 Inhuman Networks.
  Bollmer, Grant/ 9781501316159/ Price:¢G 95.00
 
   
VSB04-001 The Routledge Companion to Advertising and Promotional Culture.
  McAllister, Matthew P./ 9781138779846/ Price:¢G 51.99
 
Book Cover The Routledge Companion to Advertising and Promotional Culture provides an essential guide to the key issues, methodologies, concepts, debates, and policies that shape our everyday relationship with advertising. The book contains eight sections: ¡EHistorical Perspectives considers the historical roots and their relationship to recent changes of contemporary advertising and promotional practice. ¡EPolitical Economy examines how market forces, corporate ownership, and government policies shape the advertising and media promotion environment. ¡EGlobalization presents work on advertising and marketing as a global, intercultural, and transnational practice. ¡EAudiences as Labor, Consumers, Interpreters, Fans introduces how people construct promotional meaning and are constructed as consumers, markets, and labor by advertising forces. ¡EIdentities analyzes the ways that advertising constructs images and definitions of groups -- such as gender, race and the child -- through industry labor practices, marketing, as well as through representation in advertising texts. ¡ESocial Institutions looks at the pervasiveness of advertising strategies in different social domains, including politics, music, housing, and education. ¡EEveryday Life highlights how a promotional ethos and advertising initiatives pervade self image, values, and relationships. ¡EThe Environment interrogates advertising¡¦s relationship to environmental issues, the promotional efforts of corporations to construct green images, and mass consumption¡¦s relationship to material waste. With chapters written by leading international scholars working at the intersections of media studies and advertising studies, this book is a go-to source for those looking to understand the ways advertising has shaped consumer culture, in the past and present.
   
VSB04-001 The Routledge Encyclopedia of Films.
  Barrow, Sarah/ 9780415688932/ Price:¢G 160.00
 
Book Cover The Routledge Encyclopedia of Films comprises 200 essays by leading film scholars analysing the most important, influential, innovative and interesting films of all time. Arranged alphabetically, each entry explores why each film is significant for those who study film and explores the social, historical and political contexts in which the film was produced. Ranging from Hollywood classics to international bestsellers to lesser-known representations of national cinema, this collection is deliberately broad in scope crossing decades, boundaries and genres. The encyclopedia thus provides an introduction to the historical range and scope of cinema produced throughout the world.
   
VSB04-001 The Routledge Companion to British Media History.
  Conboy, Martin/ 9780415537186/ Price:¢G 185.00
 
Book Cover The Routledge Companion to British Media History provides a comprehensive exploration of how different media have evolved within social, regional and national contexts. The 50 chapters in this volume, written by an outstanding team of internationally respected scholars, bring together current debates and issues within media history in this era of rapid change, and also provide students and researchers with an essential collection of comparable media histories. The first two parts of the Companion comprise a series of thematic chapters reflecting broadly on historiography, providing historical context for discussions of the power of the media and their social importance, arranged in the following sections: ¡EMedia History Debates ¡EMedia and Society The subsequent parts are made up of in-depth sections on different media formats, exploring various approaches to historicizing media futures, divided as follows: ¡ENewspapers ¡EMagazines ¡ERadio ¡EFilm ¡ETelevision ¡EDigital Media The Routledge Companion to British Media History provides an essential guide to key ideas, issues, concepts and debates in the field.
   
VSB04-001 The Routledge Handbook of Strategic Communication.
  Holtzhausen, Derina/ 9780415530019/ Price:¢G 170.00
 
Book Cover The Routledge Handbook of Strategic Communication provides a comprehensive review of research in the strategic communication domain and offers educators and graduate-level students a compilation of approaches to and studies of varying aspects of the field. The volume provides insights into ongoing discussions that build an emerging body of knowledge. Focusing on the metatheoretical, philosophical, and applied aspects of strategic communication, the parts of the volume cover: ¡E Conceptual foundations, ¡E Institutional and organizational dimensions, ¡E Implementing strategic communication, and ¡E Domains of practice An international set of authors contributes to this volume, illustrating the broad arena in which this work is taking place. A timely volume surveying the current state of scholarship, this Handbook is essential reading for scholars in strategic communication at all levels of experience.
   
VSB04-001 The Routledge Companion to Global Popular Culture.
  Miller, Toby/ 9780415641470/ Price:¢G 185.00
 
Book Cover Research on popular culture is a dynamic, fast-growing domain. In scholarly terms, it cuts across many areas, including communication studies, sociology, history, American studies, anthropology, literature, journalism, folklore, economics, and media and cultural studies. The Routledge Companion to Global Popular Culture provides an authoritative, up-to-date, intellectually broad, internationally-aware, and conceptually agile guide to the most important aspects of popular culture scholarship. Specifically, this Companion includes: ¡Einterdisciplinary models and approaches for analyzing popular culture; ¡Ewide-ranging case studies; ¡Ediscussions of economic and policy underpinnings; ¡Eanalysis of textual manifestations of popular culture; ¡Eexaminations of political, social, and cultural dynamics; and ¡Ediscussions of emerging issues such as ecological sustainability and labor. Featuring scholarly voices from across six continents, The Routledge Companion to Global Popular Culture presents a nuanced and wide-ranging survey of popular culture research.
   
VSB04-001 The Routledge Companion to Media and Gender.
  Carter, Cynthia/ 9781138849129/ Price:¢G 38.99
 
Book Cover The Routledge Companion to Media and Gender offers a comprehensive examination of media and gender studies, charting its histories, investigating ongoing controversies, and assessing future trends. The 59 chapters in this volume, written by leading researchers from around the world, provide scholars and students with an engaging and authoritative survey of current thinking in media and gender research. The Companion includes the following features: ¡EWith each chapter addressing a distinct, concrete set of issues, the volume includes research from around the world to engage readers in a broad array of global and transnational issues and intersectional perspectives. ¡EAuthors address a series of important questions that have consequences for current and future thinking in the field, including postfeminism, sexual violence, masculinity, media industries, queer identities, video games, digital policy, media activism, sexualization, docusoaps, teen drama, cosmetic surgery, media Islamophobia, sport, telenovelas, news audiences, pornography, and social and mobile media. ¡EA range of academic disciplines inform exploration of key issues around production and policymaking, representation, audience engagement, and the place of gender in media studies. The Routledge Companion to Media and Gender is an essential guide to the central ideas, concepts and debates currently shaping media and gender research.
   
VSB04-001 The Routledge International Handbook of Children, Adolescents and Media.
  Lemish, Dafna/ 9781138849136/ Price:¢G 38.99
 
Book Cover The roles that media play in the lives of children and adolescents, as well as their potential implications for their cognitive, emotional, social and behavioral development, have attracted growing research attention in a variety of disciplines. The Routledge International Handbook of Children, Adolescents and Media analyses a broad range of complementary areas of study, including children as media consumers, children as active participants in media making, and representations of children in the media. The handbook presents a collection that spans a variety of disciplines including developmental psychology, media studies, public health, education, feminist studies and the sociology of childhood. Essays provide a unique intellectual mapping of current knowledge, exploring the relationship of children and media in local, national, and global contexts. Divided into five parts, each with an introduction explaining the themes and topics covered, the handbook features 57 new contributions from 71 leading academics from 38 countries. Chapters consider vital questions by analyzing texts, audience, and institutions, including: ¡Ethe role of policy and parenting in regulating media for children ¡Ethe relationships between children¡¦s¡¦ on-line and off-line social networks ¡Echildren¡¦s strategies of resistance to persuasive messages in advertising ¡Emedia and the construction of gender and ethnic identities The Handbook¡¦s interdisciplinary approach and comprehensive, international scope make it an authoritative, state of the art guide to the nascent field of Children¡¦s Media Studies. It will be indispensable for media scholars and professionals, policy makers, educators, and parents.
   
VSB04-001 Routledge Handbook of Media Law.
  Price, Monroe E./ 9781138858886/ Price:¢G 43.99
 
Book Cover Featuring specially commissioned chapters from experts in the field of media and communications law, this book provides an authoritative survey of media law from a comparative perspective. The handbook does not simply offer a synopsis of the state of affairs in media law jurisprudence, rather it provides a better understanding of the forces that generate media rules, norms, and standards against the background of major transformations in the way information is mediated as a result of democratization, economic development, cultural change, globalization and technological innovation. The book addresses a range of issues including: ¡EMedia Law and Evolving Concepts of Democracy ¡ENetwork neutrality and traffic management ¡EPublic Service Broadcasting in Europe ¡EInterception of Communication and Surveillance in Russia ¡EState secrets, leaks and the media A variety of rule-making institutions are considered, including administrative, and judicial entities within and outside government, but also entities such as associations and corporations that generate binding rules. The book assesses the emerging role of supranational economic and political groupings as well as non-Western models, such as China and India, where cultural attitudes toward media freedoms are often very different.
   
VSB04-001 The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies.
  Navas, Eduardo/ 9780415716253/ Price:¢G 185.00
 
Book Cover The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies comprises contemporary texts by key authors and artists who are active in the emerging field of remix studies. As an organic international movement, remix culture originated in the popular music culture of the 1970s, and has since grown into a rich cultural activity encompassing numerous forms of media. The act of recombining pre-existing material brings up pressing questions of authenticity, reception, authorship, copyright, and the techno-politics of media activism. This book approaches remix studies from various angles, including sections on history, aesthetics, ethics, politics, and practice, and presents theoretical chapters alongside case studies of remix projects. The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies is a valuable resource for both researchers and remix practitioners, as well as a teaching tool for instructors using remix practices in the classroom.
   
VSB04-001 Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media.
  Rawnsley, Gary D./ 9780415520775/ Price:¢G 185.00
 
Book Cover The study of Chinese media is a field that is growing and evolving at an exponential rate. Not only are the Chinese media a fascinating subject for analysis in their own right, but they also offer scholars and students a window to observe multi-directional flows of information, culture and communications within the contexts of globalization and regionalization. Moreover, the study of Chinese media provides an invaluable opportunity to test and refine the variety of communications theories that researchers have used to describe, analyse, compare and contrast systems of communications. The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media is a prestigious reference work providing an overview of the study of Chinese media. Gary and Ming-Yeh Rawnsley bring together an interdisciplinary perspective with contributions by an international team of renowned scholars on subjects such as television, journalism and the internet and social media. Locating Chinese media within a regional setting by focusing on ¡¥Greater China¡¦, the People¡¦s Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and overseas Chinese communities; the chapters highlight the convergence of media and platforms in the region; and emphasise the multi-directional and trans-national character of media/information flows in East Asia. Contributing to the growing de-westernization of media and communications studies; this handbook is an essential and comprehensive reference work for students of all levels and scholars in the fields of Chinese Studies and Media Studies.
   
VSB04-001 The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries.
  Oakley, Kate/ 9780415706209/ Price:¢G 185.00
 
Book Cover The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries is collection of contemporary scholarship on the cultural industries and seeks to re-assert the importance of cultural production and consumption against the purely economic imperatives of the ¡¥creative industries¡¦. Across 43 chapters drawn from a wide range of geographic and disciplinary perspectives, this comprehensive volume offers a critical and empirically-informed examination of the contemporary cultural industries. A range of cultural industries are explored, from videogames to art galleries, all the time focussing on the culture that is being produced and its wider symbolic and socio-cultural meaning. Individual chapters consider their industrial structure, the policy that governs them, their geography, the labour that produces them, and the meaning they offer to consumers and participants. The collection also explores the historical dimension of cultural industry debates providing context for new readers, as well as critical orientation for those more familiar with the subject. Questions of industry structure, labour, place, international development, consumption and regulation are all explored in terms of their historical trajectory and potential future direction. By assessing the current challenges facing the cultural industries this collection of contemporary scholarship provides students and researchers with an essential guide to key ideas, issues, concepts and debates in the field.
   
VSB04-001 The Routledge Companion to Alternative and Community Media.
  Atton, Chris/ 9780415644044/ Price:¢G 185.00
 
Book Cover The Routledge Companion to Alternative and Community Media provides an authoritative and comprehensive examination of the diverse forms, practices and philosophies of alternative and community media across the world. The volume offers a multiplicity of perspectives to examine the reasons why alternative and community media arise, how they develop in particular ways and in particular places, and how they can enrich our understanding of the broader media landscape and its place in society. The 50 chapters present a range of theoretical and methodological positions, and arguments to demonstrate the dynamic, challenging and innovative thinking around the subject; locating media theory and practice within the broader concerns of democracy, citizenship, social exclusion, race, class and gender. In addition to research from the UK, the US, Canada, Europe and Australia, the Companion alsoincludes studies from Colombia, Haiti, India, South Korea and Zimbabwe, enabling international comparisons to be made and also allowing for the problematisation of traditional - often Western - approaches to media studies. By considering media practices across a range of cultures and communities, this collection is an ideal companion to the key issues and debates within alternative and community media.
   
VSB04-001 The Routledge Handbook of Magazine Research.
  Abrahamson, David/ 9781138854161/ Price:¢G 185.00
 
Book Cover Scholarly engagement with the magazine form has, in the last two decades, produced a substantial amount of valuable research. Authored by leading academic authorities in the study of magazines, the chapters in The Routledge Handbook of Magazine Research not only create an architecture to organize and archive the developing field of magazine research, but also suggest new avenues of future investigation. Each of 33 chapters surveys the last 20 years of scholarship in its subject area, identifying the major research themes, theoretical developments and interpretive breakthroughs. Exploration of the digital challenges and opportunities which currently face the magazine world are woven throughout, offering readers a deeper understanding of the magazine form, as well as of the sociocultural realities it both mirrors and influences. The book includes six sections: -Methodologies and structures presents theories and models for magazine research in an evolving, global context. -Magazine publishing: the people and the work introduces the roles and practices of those involved in the editorial and business sides of magazine publishing. -Magazines as textual communication surveys the field of contemporary magazines across a range of theoretical perspectives, subjects, genre and format questions. -Magazines as visual communication explores cover design, photography, illustrations and interactivity. -Pedagogical and curricular perspectives offers insights on undergraduate and graduate teaching topics in magazine research. -The future of the magazine form speculates on the changing nature of magazine research via its environmental effects, audience, and transforming platforms.
   
VSB04 The Routledge Companion to Labor and Media
  Maxwell, Richard/ 9781138731776/ Price:¢G 47.99
 
Book Cover Labor resides at the center of all media and communication production, from the workers who create the information technologies that form the dynamic core of the global capitalist system and the designers who create media content to the salvage workers who dismantle the industry¡¦s high-tech trash. The Routledge Companion to Labor and Media is the first book to bring together representative research from the diverse body of scholarly work surrounding this often fragmentary field, and seeks to provide a comprehensive resource for the study and teaching of media and labor. Essays examine work on the mostly unglamorous side of media and cultural production, technology manufacture, and every occupation in between. Specifically, this book features: -wide-ranging international case studies spanning the major global hubs of media labor; -interdisciplinary approaches for thinking about and analyzing class and labor in information communication technology (ICT), consumer electronics (CE), and media/cultural production; -an overview of global political economic conditions affecting media workers; -reports on chemical environments and their effect on the health of media workers and consumers; -activist scholarship on media and labor, and inspiring stories of resistance and solidarity.
   
VSB04 The Routledge Handbook of Magazine Research: The Future of the Magazine Form
  Abrahamson, David/ 9781138297449/ Price:¢G 43.99
 
Book Cover Scholarly engagement with the magazine form has, in the last two decades, produced a substantial amount of valuable research. Authored by leading academic authorities in the study of magazines, the chapters in The Routledge Handbook of Magazine Research not only create an architecture to organize and archive the developing field of magazine research, but also suggest new avenues of future investigation. Each of 33 chapters surveys the last 20 years of scholarship in its subject area, identifying the major research themes, theoretical developments and interpretive breakthroughs. Exploration of the digital challenges and opportunities which currently face the magazine world are woven throughout, offering readers a deeper understanding of the magazine form, as well as of the sociocultural realities it both mirrors and influences. The book includes six sections: -Methodologies and structures presents theories and models for magazine research in an evolving, global context. -Magazine publishing: the people and the work introduces the roles and practices of those involved in the editorial and business sides of magazine publishing. -Magazines as textual communication surveys the field of contemporary magazines across a range of theoretical perspectives, subjects, genre and format questions. -Magazines as visual communication explores cover design, photography, illustrations and interactivity. -Pedagogical and curricular perspectives offers insights on undergraduate and graduate teaching topics in magazine research. -The future of the magazine form speculates on the changing nature of magazine research via its environmental effects, audience, and transforming platforms.
   
VSB04 Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media
  Rawnsley, Gary D./ 9781138554016/ Price:¢G 39.99
 
Book Cover The study of Chinese media is a field that is growing and evolving at an exponential rate. Not only are the Chinese media a fascinating subject for analysis in their own right, but they also offer scholars and students a window to observe multi-directional flows of information, culture and communications within the contexts of globalization and regionalization. Moreover, the study of Chinese media provides an invaluable opportunity to test and refine the variety of communications theories that researchers have used to describe, analyse, compare and contrast systems of communications. The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media is a prestigious reference work providing an overview of the study of Chinese media. Gary and Ming-Yeh Rawnsley bring together an interdisciplinary perspective with contributions by an international team of renowned scholars on subjects such as television, journalism and the internet and social media. Locating Chinese media within a regional setting by focusing on ¡¥Greater China¡¦, the People¡¦s Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and overseas Chinese communities; the chapters highlight the convergence of media and platforms in the region; and emphasise the multi-directional and trans-national character of media/information flows in East Asia. Contributing to the growing de-westernization of media and communications studies; this handbook is an essential and comprehensive reference work for students of all levels and scholars in the fields of Chinese Studies and Media Studies.
   
VB04-65 Bollywood, 4-Vols/Set.
  Dwyer, Rachel/ 9780415530552/ Price:¢G 950.00
 
Serious research on Bollywood¡Xperhaps the most well-known and vital aspect of contemporary Indian culture¡Xhas flourished in recent decades. This new four-volume collection from Routledge meets the need for an authoritative anthology to enable users to navigate and make sense of the subject¡¦s large body of scholarship, and the continuing explosion in research output. Edited by Rachel Dwyer, a leading expert in the field, this new Routledge title is a ¡¥mini library¡¦ of foundational and the very best cutting-edge work. Bollywood provides an indispensable one-stop resource on the development of popular cinema within India, with, of course, an emphasis on Hindi films produced in Bombay. Tracing the development of Indian popular cinema from the early twentieth century onwards, the collection allows users fully to comprehend the role of film and popular culture in colonial and independent India, the evolution and nature of different film genres, the importance of film music, and the great regional diversity 'Bollywood' encompasses. The collection also brings together the best and most influential scholarly works on topics that include: the silent era; the studio period; the ¡¥Golden Age¡¦; and the so-called ¡¥segmentation¡¦ of cinema. The contribution of major stars and directors is also assessed. Bollywood includes a full index and a comprehensive introduction, newly written by the editor, which places the collected material in its historical and intellectual context. It is an essential work of reference and is destined to be valued by scholars and advanced students as a vital research tool.
   
VB04-58 Environmental Communication, 4-Vols/Set.
  Cox, Robert/ 9781473902527/ Price:¢G 690.00
 
Book Cover Environmental communication is a rapidly expanding field of study, encompassing a wide range of topics such as social-discursive constructions of ¡§nature,¡¨ journalism and media coverage of the environment, climate change communication, analyses of environmental rhetoric, public participation in environmental decisions and environmental risk communication to name but a few. This Major Work draws on a wide and varied range of sources to construct a comprehensive overview of the key issues in this fast-developing and highly topical area of research. Volume One: Origins, Approaches and Principles Volume Two: Media and Environmental Journalism Volume Three: Environmental Risk and Climate Change Communication Volume Four: Environmental Publics: Citizens, Corporations and Non-Governmental Organizations
   
VB04-57 Contemporary Research Methods and Data Analytics in the News Industry.
  Gibbs, William J./ 9781466685802/ Price:US$ 195.00
 
Book Cover The advent of digital technologies has changed the news and publishing industries drastically. While shrinking newsrooms may be a concern for many, journalists and publishing professionals are working to reorient their skills and capabilities to employ technology for the purpose of better understanding and engaging with their audiences. Contemporary Research Methods and Data Analytics in the News Industry highlights the research behind the innovations and emerging practices being implemented within the journalism industry. This crucial, industry-shattering publication focuses on key topics in social media and video streaming as a new form of media communication as well the application of big data and data analytics for collecting information and drawing conclusions about the current and future state of print and digital news. Due to significant insight surrounding the latest applications and technologies affecting the news industry, this publication is a must-have resource for journalists, analysts, news media professionals, social media strategists, researchers, television news producers, and upper-level students in journalism and media studies. This timely industry resource includes key topics on the changing scope of the news and publishing industries including, but not limited to, big data, broadcast journalism, computational journalism, computer-mediated communication, data scraping, digital media, news media, social media, text mining, and user experience. Topics Covered ¡EBig Data ¡EBroadcast Journalism ¡EComputational Journalism ¡EComputer-Mediated Communication ¡EData Scraping ¡EDigital Media ¡ENews Media ¡ESocial Media ¡EText Mining ¡EUser Experience
   
VB04-56 The SAGE Guide to Key Issues in Mass Media Ethics and Law, 2-Vols/Set.
  Babcock, William A./ 9781452274355/ Price:¢G 305.00
 
Book Cover This two-volume, issues-based reference set, surveys varied views on many of the most contentious issues involving mass media ethics and the law. The focus is on matters that regularly provide front-page headlines concerning rights and responsibilities of both speech and press, libel, technological threats to privacy, paparazzi and celebrities, sensationalism in media coverage of high-profile trials, cameras in the courtroom, federal and state freedom of information and ¡§sunshine¡¨ laws, checkbook journalism, use of confidential sources, national security concerns and the press, digital duplication and deception, fair use, rights of celebrities, plagiarism and more. Collectively, this guide assesses key contentious issues and legal precedents, noting current ethical and legal trends and likely future directions. Topics explored in each section include: ¡EEthical responsibilities versus legal rights ¡ENewsgathering and access ¡EPrivacy ¡ELibelous reporting ¡EBusiness considerations ¡EChanging rules with social media and the internet Features include: ¡ESix thematic sections that consist of approximately a dozen chapters each written by eminent scholars and practitioners active in the field. ¡ESections open with a general Introduction by the volume editors and conclude with a wrap-up "Outlook" section to highlight likely future trends. ¡EChapters follow a common organizational outline of a brief overview of the issue at hand, historical background and precedent, and presentation of various perspectives (pro, con, mixed) to the issue. ¡E"See Also" cross references guide readers to related chapters and references and further readings guide users to more in-depth resources for follow-up. ¡EThe two-volume set concludes with an extensive Index.
   
VB04-50 The SAGE Handbook of Risk Communication.
  Cho, Hyunyi/ 9781452258683/ Price:¢G 145.00
 
Book Cover In this comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of risk communication, the field's leading experts summarize theory, current research, and practice in a range of disciplines and describe effective communication approaches for risk situations in diverse contexts, such as health, environment, science, technology, and crisis. Offering practical insights, the contributors consider risk communication in all contexts and applications-interpersonal, organizational, and societal-offering a wider view of risk communication than other volumes. Importantly, the handbook emphasizes the communication side of risk communication, providing integrative knowledge about the models, audiences, messages, and the media and channels necessary for effective risk communication that enables informed judgments and actions regarding risk. Editors Hyunyi Cho, Torsten Reimer, and Katherine McComas have significantly contributed to the field of risk communication with this important reference work-a must-have for students, scholars, and risk and crisis communication professionals.
   
VB04-43 Japanese Cinema, 4-Vols/Set.
  Lee, Nikki J. Y./ 9780415530392/ Price:¢G 950.00
 
Book Cover Japanese cinema is historically one of the world's most important national film industries and one that continues to have a significant global influence. From the Golden Age of the 1930s and the 1950s art-house success of Kurosawa, Mizoguchi, and Ozu to the 1960s New Wave of Imamura and Oshima and the ubiquitous contemporary presence of sci-fi and anime, Japan has produced directors and genres of central importance to the development of cinema as both art and industry. Indeed, no college or university course on international film history or modern world cinema is complete without substantial reference to Japan's mighty achievements. Edited by two leading scholars in the field, this major new reference resource offers a multi-dimensional overview of one hundred years of filmmaking in Japan. It explores the subject from all key angles, encompassing production and the role of commercial film studios, distribution, exhibition, issues of critical reception, fandom, and the cultural status of cinema as aesthetic medium. Every major period is represented, including early and silent cinema, the years of empire and war, postwar resurgence and political strife, globalization and multimedia reconfiguration. In addition, the collection includes consideration of key films and filmmakers, alongside approaches to Japanese cinema's perceived uniqueness and debates on its relation to society, as well as to Hollywood and other film industries. Contributions are drawn from the various disciplines where the most important work on Japanese cinema has been produced, including Film Studies, Japan Studies, Asian Studies, and Cultural Studies. Japanese Cinema is supplemented by a comprehensive index. It also includes a full introduction, newly written by the editors, which outlines the various historical contexts for the emergence of mature scholarly approaches to the subject.
   
SB04-453 Reality TV.
  Hill, Annette/ 9780415691758/ Price:¢G 83.99
 
   
VSB04-001 The Routledge Companion to Mobile Media.
  Goggin, Gerard/ 9780415809474/ Price:¢G 185.00
 
Book Cover The Routledge Companion to Mobile Media seeks to be the definitive publication for scholars and students interested in comprehending all the various aspects of mobile media. This collection, which gathers together original articles by a global roster of contributors from a variety of disciplines, sets out to contextualize the increasingly convergent areas surrounding social, geosocial, and mobile media discourses. Features include: ¡Ecomprehensive and interdisciplinary models and approaches for analyzing mobile media; ¡Ewide-ranging case studies that draw from this truly global field, including China, Africa, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America, as well as Europe, the UK, and the US; ¡Ea consideration of mobile media as part of broader media ecologies and histories; ¡Echapters setting out the economic and policy underpinnings of mobile media; ¡Eexplorations of the artistic and creative dimensions of mobile media; ¡Estudies of emerging issues such as ecological sustainability; ¡Eup-to-date overviews on social and locative media by pioneers in the field. Drawn from a range of theoretical, artistic, and cultural approaches, The Routledge Companion to Mobile Media will serve as a crucial reference text to inform and orient those interested in this quickly expanding and far-reaching field.
   
VSB04-001 Routledge Handbook of Public Communication of Science and Technology.
  Bucchi, Massimiano/ 9780415834612/ Price:¢G 160.00
 
Book Cover The Routledge Handbook of Public Communication of Science and Technology provides a state-of-the-art review of this fast-growing and increasingly important area, through an examination of the research on the main actors, issues, and arenas involved. In this brand-new revised edition, the book brings the reviews up-to-date and deepens the analysis. As well as substantial reworking of many chapters, it gives more attention to digital media and the global aspects of science communication, with the inclusion of four new chapters. Several new contributors are added to leading mass-communication scholars, sociologists, public-relations practitioners, science writers, and others featured herein. With key questions for further discussion highlighted in each chapter, the handbook is a student-friendly resource and its scope and expert contributors mean it is also ideal for both practitioners and professionals working in the field. Combining the perspectives of different disciplines and of different geographical and cultural contexts, this original text provides an interdisciplinary and global approach to the public communication of science and technology. It is a valuable resource for students, researchers, educators, and professionals in media and journalism, sociology, the history of science, and science and technology.
   
VSB04 The Routledge Companion to Global Popular Culture
  Miller, Toby/ 9781138214767/ Price:¢G 47.99
 
Book Cover Research on popular culture is a dynamic, fast-growing domain. In scholarly terms, it cuts across many areas, including communication studies, sociology, history, American studies, anthropology, literature, journalism, folklore, economics, and media and cultural studies. The Routledge Companion to Global Popular Culture provides an authoritative, up-to-date, intellectually broad, internationally-aware, and conceptually agile guide to the most important aspects of popular culture scholarship. Specifically, this Companion includes: ¡Einterdisciplinary models and approaches for analyzing popular culture; ¡Ewide-ranging case studies; ¡Ediscussions of economic and policy underpinnings; ¡Eanalysis of textual manifestations of popular culture; ¡Eexaminations of political, social, and cultural dynamics; and ¡Ediscussions of emerging issues such as ecological sustainability and labor. Featuring scholarly voices from across six continents, The Routledge Companion to Global Popular Culture presents a nuanced and wide-ranging survey of popular culture research.
   
VSB04 The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies
  Navas, Eduardo/ 9781138216716/ Price:¢G 44.99
 
Book Cover The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies comprises contemporary texts by key authors and artists who are active in the emerging field of remix studies. As an organic international movement, remix culture originated in the popular music culture of the 1970s, and has since grown into a rich cultural activity encompassing numerous forms of media. The act of recombining pre-existing material brings up pressing questions of authenticity, reception, authorship, copyright, and the techno-politics of media activism. This book approaches remix studies from various angles, including sections on history, aesthetics, ethics, politics, and practice, and presents theoretical chapters alongside case studies of remix projects. The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies is a valuable resource for both researchers and remix practitioners, as well as a teaching tool for instructors using remix practices in the classroom.
   
VB04-52 Handbook of Research on the Impact of Culture and Society on the Entertainment Industry.
  Ozturk, R. Gulay/ 9781466661905/ Price:US$ 345.00
 
Book Cover In the age of ubiquitous media and globalization, the entertainment industry has changed dramatically to accommodate a more comprehensive and diverse audience. As such, research into the influence of culture on entertainment and the media is necessary in order to facilitate further developments in the industry. Handbook of Research on the Impact of Culture and Society on the Entertainment Industry provides a review of the academic and popular literature on the relationship between communications and media studies, cinema, advertising, public relations, religion, food tourism, art, sports, technology, culture, marketing, and entertainment practices. Founded on international research, this publication is essential for upper-level students, researchers, academicians, business executives, and industry professionals seeking knowledge on the current scope of the entertainment industry. Topics Covered ¡EArt ¡ECinema and Media ¡ECultural Studies ¡EEntertainment Industry ¡EPopular Culture ¡EPublic Relations ¡EReligious Studies ¡ESports Industry
   
VB04-51 The SAGE Handbook of Television Studies.
  Alvarado, Manuel/ 9780761947417/ Price:¢G 130.00
 
Book Cover Bringing together a truly international spread of contributors from across the UK, US, South America, Mexico and Australia, this Handbook charts the field of television studies from issues of ownership and regulation through to reception and consumption. Separate chapters are dedicated to individually examining the roles of journalists, writers, cinematographers, producers and manufacturers in the production process, whilst others explore different formats including sport, novella and soap opera, news and current affairs, music and reality TV. The final section analyses the pivotal role played by audiences in the contexts of gender, race and class, and spans a range of topics from effects studies to audience consumption. The SAGE Handbook of Television Studies is an essential reference work for all advanced undergraduates, graduate students and academics across broadcasting, mass communication and media studies.
   
VB04-49 Strategic Communication, 4-Vols/Set.
  Heath, Robert L/ 9781446275832/ Price:¢G 710.00
 
Book Cover The roots of strategic communication lie in public relations, which has been a well-established concept in countries around the globe for more than 100 years. In the United States, for instance, this concept has been associated with publicity, promotion, and public policy battles. At times, especially in the early years of the 20th Century, it was seen as inseparable from propaganda and a means for promoting and protecting democracy. The field has developed immeasurably in the past few decades, but strategic communication is still a topic with strong, influential links to a variety of different disciplines, and increasingly relevant in both a professional and academic capacity. This Major Work captures the definitions, key developments and future of the field through a carefully-selected collection of seminal papers on the topic. Volume One: Defining Strategic Communication: Groundings, Forewarnings, and Calls to Action Volume Two: Public Arena: Input, Power, Converging/Diverging Voices, and Tensions Volume Three: Discursive and Dialogic Organizations and the Stakeholder View: Social Constructions and Functionalist Perspectives Volume Four: The Future of Strategic Communication: Organizational and Societal Well-being, Influences, Measures, and New Directions
   
VB04-48 Encyclopedia of Health Communication, 3-Vols/Set.
  Thompson, Teresa L./ 9781452258751/ Price:¢G 475.00
 
Book Cover From the dynamics of interpersonal communication between health professionals and clients to global command-and-control during public health emergencies that cross international borders, the field of health communication bridges many disciplines and involves efforts from the micro to the macro. It involves navigating personal, cultural, and political complexities and an ability to distill complex technical science into quickly and easily understood terms for ready distribution by the mass media--or to an individual patient or to the parent of an ailing child. Despite an abundance of textbooks, specialized monographs, and academic handbooks, this is the first encyclopedic reference work in this area, covering the breadth of theory and research on health communication, as well as their practical application. Features: ¡E Nearly 600 original articles are organized A-to-Z within a three-volume set to provide comprehensive coverage of this exciting field, including such topics as theories and research traditions; evaluation and assessment; cultural complexities; high risk and special populations; message design and campaigns; provider/patient interaction issues; media issues; and more. ¡E All articles were specifically commissioned for this work, signed and authored by key figures in the field, and conclude with cross reference links and suggestions for further reading. ¡E Appendices include a Resource Guide with annotated lists of classic books and articles, journals, associations, and web sites; a Glossary of specialized terms; and a Chronology offering an overview and history of the field.
   
VB04-47 Encyclopedia of Humor Studies, 2-Vols/Set.
  Attardo, Salvatore/ 9781412999090/ Price:¢G 320.00
 
Book Cover The Encyclopedia of Humor Studies explores the concept of humor in history and modern society in the United States and internationally. This work's scope encompasses the humor of children, adults, and even nonhuman primates throughout the ages, from crude jokes and simple slapstick to sophisticated word play and ironic parody and satire. As an academic social history, it includes the perspectives of a wide range of disciplines, including sociology, child development, social psychology, life style history, communication, and entertainment media. Readers will develop an understanding of the importance of humor as it has developed globally throughout history and appreciate its effects on child and adult development, especially in the areas of health, creativity, social development, and imagination. Features & Benefits: ¡EThe General Editor also serves as Editor-in-Chief of HUMOR: International Journal of Humor Research for The International Society for Humor Studies. ¡EThe book's 335 articles are organized in A-to-Z fashion in two volumes (approximately 1,000 pages). ¡EThis work is enhanced by an introduction by the General Editor, an invited Foreword, a list of the articles and contributors, and a Reader's Guide that groups related entries thematically. ¡EA Chronology of Humor, a Resource Guide, and a detailed Index are included. ¡EEach entry concludes with References/Further Readings and cross references to related entries. This two-volume, A-to-Z set provides a general, non-technical resource for students and researchers in such diverse fields as communication and media studies, sociology and anthropology, social and cognitive psychology, history, literature and linguistics, and popular culture and folklore.
   
VB04-45 Communication and Language Analysis in the Public Sphere.
  Hart, Roderick P./ 9781466650039/ Price:US$ 190.00
 
Book Cover Although, language is certainly individualized, most people conform to linguistic norms because of their surroundings. Over time, particular words and phrases are popularized by the media, social trends, or world events; and with emergence of internet technologies, the communication between all types of people is much easier. Communication and Language Analysis in the Public Sphere explores the influence of the World Wide Web on the relationships between ordinary citizens and the ability to communicate with politicians, celebrities, and the media. As some words may gain popularity worldwide, and others may begin to define a specific discipline. This book is essential for linguistics researchers, scholars, and professionals interested in determining these patterns and how they affect groups and individuals. Topics Covered ¡EAutomated Content Analysis ¡ECommunication in Public Affairs ¡EInstitutions¡¦ Rhetoric ¡ELanguage Policy Argumentation and Rhetoric ¡EMedia Innovations ¡EPolitical Rhetoric and Communication
   
VB04-44 Crisis Communication, 4-Vols/Set.
  Coombs, Timothy/ 9781446276075/ Price:¢G 675.00
 
Book Cover Crisis communication is a rapidly evolving field which is producing an increasing amount of research globally. The study of crisis communication is of interest to scholars and researchers from across the board of disciplines; such as in public relations, corporate communication, organizational communication, health communication, rhetoric, marketing, and information sciences. Because communication is instrumental to all phases of a crisis, the term captures a broad range of aspects: pre-crisis, the crisis response, and post-crisis. For the first time, the most influential papers on this multidisciplinary and complex topic have been brought together in this 4-volume major work, which also includes an introductory chapter to the work, written by editor Timothy Coombs. Volume One: Origins of Crisis Communication Volume Two: Theory Development in Crisis Communication Volume Three: Crisis Communication Connects with Other Strategic Communication Fields Volume Four: Crisis Communication Evolves: Digital Channels, Globalization, and Critiques
   
VB04-42 British Cinema, 4-Vols/Set.
  Murphy, Robert/ 9780415525671/ Price:¢G 1030.00
 
Serious scholarly writing and research on British cinema has burgeoned to a dizzying degree in recent decades, and this new four-volume collection from Routledge meets the need for an authoritative reference work to enable users to navigate and make sense of the subject¡¦s large body of scholarship, and the continuing explosion in research output. Edited by Robert Murphy, the leading expert in the field, this new title is a ¡¥mini library¡¦ of the foundational and the very best cutting-edge scholarship on British cinema. British Cinema provides an indispensable one-stop resource on the major periods, genres, studios, filmmakers, and debates in British cinema from the nineteenth century to the present day. The collection addresses a wide range of issues and topics including: British cinema as a ¡¥national¡¦ cinema; its often difficult relationship with Hollywood; censorship; gender representation; distinctively British genres (not least, horror, comedy, and costume film); and the output of studios and directors (including immortals such as Alfred Hitchcock, David Lean, Alexander Mackendrick, and Michael Powell). British Cinema includes a full index and a comprehensive introduction, newly written by the editor, which places the collected material in its historical and intellectual context. It is an essential work of reference and is destined to be valued by scholars and advanced students of film studies as a vital research tool.
   
VB04-39 Media and the Environment, 4-Vols/Set.
  Hansen, Anders/ 9780415525626/ Price:¢G 935.00
 
Media and the Environment is a new title from Routledge¡¦s acclaimed Critical Concepts in the Environment series. Edited by Anders Hansen, it is a four-volume collection of foundational and the very best cutting-edge scholarship. The collection brings together core texts charting the history and development of environmental communication, along with research examining the three major strands of the communication process: the sources and production of communication about the environment; the study of representations of the environment in news, entertainment media, advertising, film, and popular culture; and the study of how communication about the environment impacts on and interacts with public and political beliefs about the environment, as well as political action regarding the environment. The collection¡¦s final part provides a series of case studies from the field of environmental communication praxis, examining how activists, NGOs, local government, and large corporations have sought to use communication as a key tool in the political processes of environmental change. Supplemented with a full index, and including an introduction, newly written by the editor, which places the assembled texts in their historical and intellectual context, Media and the Environment is destined to be valued by scholars and students as a vital research resource.
   
VB04-36 Encyclopedia of Media Violence.
  Eastin, Matthew S./ 9781412936859/ Price:¢G 265.00
 
Book Cover Does violence on a movie, TV, or computer screen or in a song lyric beget violence in the streets? What about aggression and violence in televised sporting events? What are the known effects of violence in the media on the developing mind of a young child? Do rating systems and warning labels help in the effort to keep overtly violent materials out of the hands of children¡Xor do they act as magnets? Where does violence in the media cross a line from legitimate entertainment and plot development to gratuitousness and even pornography? How do we define media violence, and just how much is there? What methodologies do behavioral scientists use to assess content and draw conclusions about effects, and how do we separate valid inferences from entrenched myths and assumptions? How should findings from research studies be translated into public policy? Students are able to explore these questions and more in the Encyclopedia of Media Violence. Entries examine theory, research, and debates as they relate to media violence in a manner that is accessible and jargon-free to help readers better understand questions from varied perspectives. From ¡§Aggression¡¨ and ¡§Animated Cartoons¡¨ to ¡§V-chips¡¨ and ¡§War Toys,¡¨ this work provides balanced, comprehensive coverage of this hot-button issue. Features & Benefits: ¡E 134 signed entries are available. ¡E Entries conclude with Cross-References and Suggestions for Further Readings to guide users to related entries and resources for further research. ¡E Although organized in A-to-Z fashion, a thematic Reader¡¦s Guide in the front matter groups related entries by topic to make it easier for users to locate related entries of interest. In the electronic version, the Reader's Guide combines with the Cross-References and a detailed Index to facilitate search-and-browse.
   
VB04-41 French Cinema, 4-Vols/Set.
  Powrie, Phil/ 9780415530651/ Price:¢G 1030.00
 
Of all European cinema, the most important is French. France annually produces more films than any other European nation, and throughout its history it has been the key competitor to Hollywood; it is Cannes that matters most after the Oscars. Moreover, the study of film as an academic discipline emerged from France during the 1950s, and was shaped by the work of French intellectuals during the 1960s and 1970s. And in the broad field of international scholarship that is Film Studies, after Hollywood, there are more scholars working in French cinema than any other national cinema. As serious research on French cinema continues to flourish, this new four-volume collection from Routledge meets the need for an authoritative anthology to enable users to navigate and make sense of the subject¡¦s large body of scholarship, and the continuing explosion in research output. Edited by Phil Powrie, Chief General Editor of the only academic journal specifically devoted to French cinema, and chair of the Association for Studies in French Cinema, this new Routledge title is a ¡¥mini library¡¦ of foundational and the very best cutting-edge work. The gathered major works bring together the best and most influential writing on French cinema. Volume I engages with two different forms of scholarship: popular cinema (genres and stars) and influential conceptualizations of French cinema. Volume II adopts the more canonical¡Vhistorical approach for the period up to the New Wave, assembling the best work on the silent period, the Golden Age of the 1930s and early 1940s, and the New Wave of the early 1960s. Volumes III and IV, meanwhile, focus on the post-New Wave period from the mid-1960s onwards. Each volume includes a helpful introduction, newly written by the editor, which places the gathered materials in their historical and intellectual context. Indeed, French Cinema is an essential work of reference, and is destined to be valued by scholars and advanced students as a vital research tool.
   
VB04-40 Film and Gender, 4-Vols/Set.
  Thornham, Sue/ 9780415672931/ Price:¢G 1020.00
 
Since at least the early 1970s, when Claire Johnston observed that despite ¡¥the enormous emphasis placed on woman as spectacle in the cinema ¡K woman as woman is largely absent¡¦, the relationship of cinema to the construction of gender identities and gendered pleasures has been a central concern within Film Studies. Bringing together the political concerns of second-wave feminism and the dizzying developments in theorizing about representation, culture, and society, early work¡Xas exemplified by Johnston¡¦s writing¡Xchanged radically the nature of Film Studies and the issues which it would address. Later scholars attended to concerns about sexuality, drawing on queer theory; and race and ethnicity, often influenced by postcolonialism. Most recently, Global Cinema Studies has sought to refocus these concerns yet again, whilst ¡¥postfeminism¡¦ has questioned many of the assumptions on which Film Studies work on gender has rested. Film and Gender is a new title in Routledge¡¦s Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies. It meets the need for an authoritative reference work to enable users to navigate and make sense of the subject¡¦s large literature, its history, and its continuing centrality within Film Studies. Compiled by Sue Thornham, whose work includes Passionate Detachments: An Introduction to Feminist Film Theory (1997) and Feminist Film Theory: A Reader (1999), and Niall Richardson, author of The Queer Cinema of Derek Jarman (2009) andTransgressive Bodies: Representations in Film and Popular Culture (2010), this eagerly awaited collection brings together in four volumes the foundational and the very best and most provocative scholarship on film and gender. Film and Gender includes a full index and comprehensive introductions, newly written by the editors, which place the collected material in its historical and intellectual context. It is an essential work of reference and is destined to be valued by scholars and advanced students as a vital research tool.
   
VB04-38 Chinese Media, 4-Vols/Set.
  Keane, Michael/ 9780415623544/ Price:¢G 775.00
 
From an area of specialist research a decade ago China¡¦s media has become now an important element of research and teaching worldwide, not only in specific Chinese cultural studies courses at the university level but increasingly in post-graduate research and in the domain of business consultancy. Edited by Michael Keane and Wanning Sun, leading experts in the field, this new title is a ¡¥mini library¡¦ of the foundational and the very best cutting-edge scholarship on Chinese media Volume I: Politics and Communication Volume II: Culture, Identity, and Place Volume III: Media institutions and commercial industries Volume IV: Methods and approaches to China¡¦s media and communications
   
VB04-37 Early Cinema, 4-Vols/Set.
  Abel, Richard/ 9780415576086/ Price:¢G 1020.00
 
Especially over the past thirty years, serious research on early cinema has blossomed as never before. This rapid growth has included the establishment of international organizations such as Domitor (founded in 1987), with its biannual conferences; film festivals such as Le Giorante del cinema muto (established in Pordenone, Italy, in 1984); the centenary celebrations of cinema¡¦s emergence (in 1994¡V6); and a host of publications, culminating with the release by Routledge of the Encyclopedia of Early Cinema (2005) (reissued in a revised paperback edition in 2010). Early Cinema is a new title in Routledge¡¦s Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies. It meets the need for an authoritative reference work to enable users to navigate and make sense of the subject¡¦s large literature and the continuing explosion in research output. Edited with the assistance of an international board of consultants by Richard Abel, a leading scholar in the field, this collection brings together in four volumes the foundational and the very best cutting-edge scholarship on early cinema. Early Cinema includes a full index and a comprehensive introduction, newly written by the editor, which places the collected material in its historical and intellectual context. It is an essential work of reference and is destined to be valued by scholars and advanced students of film studies as a vital research tool. Volume I: Theory and Methodology Volume II: Industry Developments Volume III: Filmic Developments Volume IV: Primary sources
   
VB04-35 Sound Studies, 4-Vols/Set.
  Bull, Michael/ 9780415597333/ Price:¢G 1020.00
 
Sound Studies is the primary theoretical and empirical alternative to our understanding of media and culture by visual means. The field is now well established as a serious area of research and study. Concentrating on the history of audio media, Sound Studies explores the nature of sound and listening, and its role in modern experience and perception. Furthermore, the subdiscipline questions the adequacy of previous¡Xvisually based¡Xepistemologies of media and culture to offer a comprehensive understanding and interpretation of central facets of everyday life, historically, comparatively and in terms of present-day experience. Sound Studies investigates the different ways in which people experience the world of sound and how sound is embedded in culture, history, institutions, design, architecture, and technologies. If Sound Studies incorporates the sonic turn in Media Studies and coheres around Cultural Studies, it also extends into Urban Studies, Aesthetics, History, Architecture, and Anthropology. It looks at the wide array of sonic experiences in society to include sound, music, and silence. In so doing it goes beyond the traditional disciplines of Ethnomusicology, History of Music, and the Sociology of Music. As research in and around Sound Studies flourishes as never before, this new four-volume collection from Routledge¡¦s acclaimed Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies series meets the need for an authoritative reference work to make sense of a rapidly growing and ever more complex corpus of interdisciplinary literature. Edited by a leading scholar, Sound Studies gathers foundational and canonical work, together with innovative and cutting-edge applications and interventions.
   
SB04-460 Monster Culture in the 21st Century: A Reader.
  Levina, Marina/ 9781441178398/ Price:¢G 31.99
 
   
A History of Journalism in China, 10-vols/set.
  Hanqi, Fang/ 9789814339827/ Price:US$ 1017.00
 
Book Cover Provides a comprehensive commentary on the history of journalism in China Chronicles two millennia of journalistic history from the 2nd century B.C. to the 1990s, and includes coverage of newspapers, periodicals, news agencies, broadcast television, photography, documentary film, journal cartoons, journal education, as well as information about reporters, journalists, and other aspects of journalism Rectifies several errors in previously published monographs, and fills in gaps in the research of China¡¦s journalism history
   
VB04-34 International Communication, 4-Vols/Set.
  Thussu, Daya Kishan/ 9780857029874/ Price:¢G 675.00
 
Book Cover International communication plays a multifaceted role in the social, political, economic and cultural constellations of power. Research abounds in this dynamic field ranging from areas like international informational and cultural flows and the geopolitics of information to communication and development and the role of media and propaganda in conflict and international military interventions. This four-volume set brings together classic publications with less-accessible articles to trace the foundations and development of international communication as a field of inquiry. It reflects the growing internationalization of the field - with clearly defined volumes covering key aspects of international communication - from historical literature to regional perspectives and cultural and political writings on communication from across the globe. Volume One: International Communication in Context Volume Two: Theoretical Pluralism and International Communication Volume Three: The Political Economy of International Communication Volume Four: Cultures of International Communication
   
VB04-32 Chinese Cinema, 4-Vols/Set.
  Berry, Chris/ 9780415603232/ Price:¢G 1020.00
 
Chinese cinema is the only non-English language cinema to have a significant global presence. From multiplex blockbusters like Ang Lee¡¦s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon to festival hits such as Jia Zhangke¡¦s Still Life, Chinese cinema succeeds like no other foreign-language cinema. The interdisciplinary field of Chinese Cinema Studies has boomed alongside these developments and, today, no Asian Studies, Chinese Studies, or Film and Media Studies programme is complete without courses that cover Chinese cinema, including the cinemas of the People¡¦s Republic of China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the wider Chinese diaspora. While research in and around Chinese cinema flourishes as never before, not least because of its highly interdisciplinary nature, much of the relevant literature remains inaccessible or is highly specialized and compartmentalized, so that it is difficult for many of those who are interested in the subject to obtain an informed, balanced, and comprehensive overview. This new four-volume collection from Routledge¡¦s acclaimed series, Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies, addresses that problem and meets the need for a reference work to help make sense of the subject¡¦s vast and widely dispersed literature, and the continuing explosion in research output. The materials gathered by the editor, a leading scholar in the field, include major works that explore: aesthetics through key films and directors; film cultural practices, such as consumption, distribution, exhibition, reception and criticism; production practices, for instance, genres, stars, studio structures, and marketing; and cinema¡¦s connection to society and its relationship to issues such as the nation-state, revolution, and gender. The collection¡¦s temporal scope extends from the arrival of cinema via the Lumiere Brothers in 1895 to the present day, and it ranges widely across all territories to include full coverage of the films produced by the ethnic Chinese diaspora.
   
VB04-30 Documentary Film, 4-Vols/Set.
  Aitken, Ian/ 9780415579018/ Price:¢G 890.00
 
Book Cover Documentary film is cinema's oldest form, dating back to the medium's invention at the turn of twentieth century. From cinema's earliest days, important documentary films and film-makers have emerged continuously and, today, interest in documentary film remains substantial, and is rapidly growing. Standing conferences have been instituted, and new scholarly journals and festivals devoted to the genre are blossoming. Indeed, documentary film culture flourishes, particularly in the developing world and in non-democratic states. China's burgeoning underground documentary film movement, for example, has garnered much critical attention in recent years. Documentary Film is a new title in Routledge's Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies. It meets the need for an authoritative reference work to enable users to navigate and make sense of the subject's large literature and the continuing explosion in research output. Compiled by Ian Aitken (who also edited Routledge's landmark Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film (2006)), this collection brings together in four volumes the foundational and the very best cutting-edge scholarship on documentary film. Documentary Film includes a full index and comprehensive introductions, newly written by the editor, which place the collected material in its historical and intellectual context. It is an essential work of reference and is destined to be valued by scholars and advanced students as a vital research tool.
   
VB04-29 Advertising, 4-Vols/Set.
  MacRury, Iain/ 9780415577113/ Price:¢G 825.00
 
With the economics of media cultures in flux, the four volumes bring together a comprehensive collection of the best scholarship on advertising communication, tracking the evolution of the essential themes in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The collection is also attentive to the global development of advertising, and incorporates various academic responses to advertising in, for example, Japan, India, China, Latin America, and Africa. Advertising qua commercial pop art form, and as professional practice, cuts through crucial questions in the history and theory of modern media. Advertising exists as the pre-eminent object for the critical scrutiny of media culture, and presents a high-profile everyday cultural site for the emergence and rehearsal of questions around, for example, gender, cultural value, ethnicity, and representation. This Routledge collection gives ready access to the major landmark and cutting-edge work engaged in such dizzying debates. In the near future, the industry dismissed by George Orwell as ¡¥the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket¡¦ will confront intense pressure to change and redevelop. There will, it is widely thought, be a complex restructuring in the provision and reception of commercial¡Vcultural brand communications. Navigating this terrain will demand a heightened alertness to a wider range of thinking than has typically informed the advertising business to date. Both inside and without the academy, old questions will be posed anew, and this collection will enable users to draw on a unique database of the very best canonical and contemporary scholarship. With a comprehensive introduction, newly written by the editor, which places the collected material in its historical and intellectual context, Advertising is destined to be valued by scholars, students, and practitioners as a vital work for research and reference.
   
SB04-424 The Mnemonic Imagination: Remembering as Creative Practice.
  Keightley, Emily/ 9780230243361/ Price:¢G 56.00
 
   
VB04-33 Encyclopedia of Sports Films.
  Edgington, K/ 9780810876521/ Price:US$ 105.00
 
Book Cover Whether chronicling an athlete's rise, fall, and redemption or following a team's improbable triumph on the field, sports have been a favorite theme of filmmakers almost since movies were first produced. And whether focusing on soccer (Bend It Like Beckham), boxing (Rocky and its sequels), hockey (Slap Shot), baseball (Bull Durham), football (The Longest Yard), basketball (Hoosiers), cycling (Breaking Away), or tennis (Wimbledon), such films capture the competition and thrill of sport. All major films with a primary focus on athletic endeavor are contained in Encyclopedia of Sports Films. In this volume, more than 200 fictional feature-length movies released between 1925 and 2010 are described, including comedies, dramas, and biopics. While the focus is on Hollywood productions, independent films and foreign releases are also represented. Though boxing and baseball films have tended to dominate the genre, many other sports are also included here, including skiing, curling, and cricket. Arranged alphabetically by title, each main entry contains a synopsis of the film, principal production information, and a critical analysis. In addition to the main entries, credits and brief descriptions for more than 200 films are also provided. DVD and VHS distributors are included, if available. Appendixes include made-for-television movies, documentaries, and films based on or inspired by true events and persons. For teachers who wish to incorporate films into their lesson plans, as well as librarians ordering titles for their patrons, Encyclopedia of Sports Films will be a valuable resource.
   
VB04-31 Cultural Identity and New Communication Technologies: Political, Ethnic and Ideological Implications.
  Wachanga, D. Ndirangu/ 9781609605919/ Price:US$ 180.00
 
Book Cover The intersection of new communication technologies and the ideological hegemony is one area that has not been adequately examined. Existing literature on NCTs shows that most studies have been focusing on NCTs¡¦ potential to alter existing social-political categories that border on economic class, social status, race, gender, and ethnicity. Cultural Identity and New Communication Technologies: Political, Ethnic and Ideological Implications presents a careful blend of conceptual, theoretical and applied research in NCTs. This book examines content that places new communication technologies in a context that recognizes their seamless co-option into the designs of politics and culture, as well as the ideological hegemony of non-Western societies and interrogates the diagnostic degree to which the use of new communication technologies is demonstrative of the users¡¦ imaginary relations to imaginary reality, their thoughts and perceptions. The role NCTs play is significant in so far as they are avenues through which the progression towards the hegemonic (or nationalistic) normative can be catalyzed. Topics Covered ¡E Identity and New Communication Technologies ¡E Ideology, Power and the New Media ¡E New Media and Civic Education ¡E New Media and Culture ¡E New Media and Ethnicity ¡E New Media and Media Ethics ¡E New Media and Politics ¡E New Media, Community and Community Development ¡E New Media, Nationalism and Ideological Hegemony ¡E New Media, Political Reform and Transformation
   
VB04-28 Popular Culture, 4-Vols/Set.
  Rojek, Chris/ 9780415577045/ Price:¢G 1005.00
 
Research in and around popular culture continues to flourish. And its study is, more than ever, a key component of Media and Communications Studies courses, and a vital part of Cultural Studies and Cultural Sociology curricula. The sheer scale of the available research exploring popular culture-and the breadth and complexity of the canon on which it draws-makes this new four-volume Routledge collection especially timely. It answers the urgent need for a wide-ranging collection which provides ready access to the key items of scholarly literature, material that is often inaccessible or scattered throughout a variety of specialist journals and books from a broad range of disciplines. Volume I ('History and Theory') brings together the best work on the rise of popular culture as a subject for serious academic study, uncovering its roots and exploring its rapid development in the years after the Second World War. Key debates (e.g. between base and superstructure, hegemony and control, colonialism and postcolonialism) are traced to provide users with a clear understanding of the foundational approaches that inform the more applied examinations of popular culture in the succeeding volumes. Volume II assembles the most important thinking on 'Ideology and Representation', including work drawn from feminism, structuralism, post-structuralism, and postmodernism. Volume III gathers crucial work on 'Fissures and Fusions', while the last volume in the set is organized around 'Critical Departures'. Popular Culture is supplemented with a full index, and includes a comprehensive introduction, newly written by the editor, which places the collected material in its historical and intellectual context. It is destined to be valued by scholars and advanced students as a vital research and reference resource.
   
VB04-22 Handbook of Global Communication and Media Ethics, The., 2-Vols/Set.
  Fortner, Robert S./ 9781405188128/ Price:US$ 457.00
 
Book Cover This groundbreaking handbook provides a comprehensive picture of the ethical dimensions of communication in a global setting. Both theoretical and practical, this important volume will raise the ethical bar for both scholars and practitioners in the world of global communication and media. *Brings together leading international scholars to consider ethical issues raised by globalization, the practice of journalism, popular culture, and media activities *Examines important themes in communication ethics, including feminism, ideology, social responsibility, reporting, metanarratives, blasphemy, development, and "glocalism", among many others *Contains case studies on reporting, censorship, responsibility, terrorism, disenfranchisement, and guilt throughout many countries and regions worldwide *Contributions by Islamic scholars discuss various facets of that religion's engagement with the public sphere, and others who deal with some of the religious and cultural factors that bedevil efforts to understand our world
   
SB04-408 The Net Effect: The Limits of Digital Freedom.
  Glanville, Jo/ 9781446203217/ Price:¢G 7.99
 
   
VB04-27 Handbook of Research on Digital Media and Advertising: User Generated Content Consumption.
  Eastin, Matthew S./ 9781605667928/ Price:US$ 265.00
 
Media professionals today are facing numerous changes within mass media that will continue to impact the creation and delivery of persuasive messages. The Handbook of Research on Digital Media and Advertising: User Generated Content Consumption bridges the gap between professional and academic perceptions of advertising in new media environments through defining the evolution of consumerism within the context of media change. Containing findings from international experts, this Handbook of Research provides coverage of practical issues related to consumer power shifts, economic issues related to media exposure, and definitions to understand the dynamics involved with consumerism. Topics Covered *Media regulation *Product placement effectiveness *Media and Web 2.0 *Audience engagement *Virtual environments and virtual identities *Marketing in virtual worlds *Digital metrics *Consumer-generated blog advertising *In-game ad placement *Web advertising
   
VB04-25 Encyclopedia of Science and Technology Communication, 2-Vols/Set.
  Priest, Susanna Hornig/ 9781412959209/ Price:¢G 280.00
 
¡ETwo volumes (approximately 1,100 pages) include information pertinent not only to journalism and communication studies but also to all the social, behavioral, physical, and biomedical sciences. ¡EFrom A-to-Z, approximately 325 signed entries with bibliographies and references for further reading cover such general topics as: advocacy, policy, and research organizations; environmental and health communication; philosophy of science; media theory and science communication; informal science education; science journalism as a profession; risk communication theory; public understanding of science; pseudo-science in the news; special problems in reporting science and technology; and science communication ethics. ¡ETo help readers locate related entries of interest, cross-references follow each entry and a "Reader's Guide" in the front matter groups entries by broad themes. ¡EAppendices provide readers with a selected annotated bibliography, an annotated listing of relevant academic and professional organizations and their web addresses, and (tentatively) a directory of academic programs with a focus on science communication.
   
VB04-23 Communication Theory, 4-Vols/set.
  Schulz, Peter J/ 9781848601130/ Price:¢G 645.00
 
The nature of communication has been argued about since the beginning of Western culture and the debate still rages in academic circles as to what actually constitutes communication. Currently, many definitions of communication are used to conceptualize the processes by which people navigate and assign meaning. Communication is also understood as the exchanging of understanding. This set of four volumes provides a range of essays both canonical in, and at the cutting edge of, communication theory. The essays included represent communication theory in a fashion cognisant with the breadth of communication - theories from humanities as well as from social sciences - that takes place in the universe. The collection is thematic, dealing with intra-individual, interpersonal, organization (group-level) and macroscopic (society-level) approaches across the volumes.
   
VB04-21 Advertising: Critical Readings, 4-Vols/set.
  Moeran, Brian/ 9781847885500/ Price:¢G 660.00
 
The whole work is presented with an introduction and the writings are divided into 4 volumes, organised thematically: Volume 1: History North and South Americas, Europe, Other Markets. Volume 2: Industry Economic Approaches, Overviews, Clients, Agencies, Media, Internet. Volume 3: Communication Communication, Rhetoric of Images, Deconstructing Ads, Design. Volume 4: Culture Cultural Critiques, Advertising and Consumerism, Magic, Art, Lifestyles, Ethnicity and Minorities, Gender.
   
Get Me a Murder a Day!: A History of Media and Communication in Britain.
  Williams, Kevin/ 9780340983256/ Price:¢G 21.99
 
'Get Me A Murder A Day!' the famous motto of Lord Northcliffe, founder of the Daily Mail, says it all. Murder, sex and scandal seem to be the mass media's staple diet in Britain. Now we have 24-hour news television, podcasts and blogs enabling constant communication and consumer comment. To understand how we got to this, we need to start from the beginning. Tracing the history of the print, broadcast and film industries, this book offers a concise and enjoyable introduction to mass communication in Britain. It outlines the main landmarks in the development of the media, the changing nature of their industrial organisation and the resulting impact on audiences. This new edition discusses all the key events and developments of the last decade, including the changing content of TV, the growth of 'spin', the Hutton inquiry and the establishment of the BBC Trust. Get Me A Murder A Day! is an essential read for media and journalism students and anyone with an interest in understanding the media landscape in the UK.
   
VB04-2 Mass Communication Research Methods, 4-Vols/Set.
  Hansen, Anders/ 9781412930048/ Price:¢G 645.00
 
Mass communication research is a sprawling and multidisciplinary field of research approaches and theories, drawing inspiration from a range of disciplines in the humanities and the social sciences, and even from such science disciplines such as mathematics, computing and engineering. It continually develops and adapts to the changing nature and application of media technologies as well as changing political and social concerns with 'the media'. This major work combines 'pure' methods articles or discussions with a range of 'exemplary' applications - within particular theoretical frameworks - of each particular method or approach. The content is divided into five sections: " Section I: Asking the right questions " Section II: Researching media institutions, organisations, professionals and production " Section III: Researching media content and representation " Section IV: Researching media and communication in society: consumption, audiences, politics, problems and pleasures " Section V: Doing communication research
   
VB04-18 Social Interactive Television: Immersive Shared Experiences and Perspectives.
  Cesar, Pablo/ 9781605666563/ Price:US$ 195.00
 
Television, since its invention, has been considered to be a social link between people. Continually enhanced by innovation, the next frontier for this technological phenomenon will focus on the actual natural capabilities of the medium. Social Interactive Television: Immersive Shared Experiences and Perspectives combines academic and industry research to provide the first publication of its kind to discuss the future emergence of experiences and services through interactive television. Concentrating on system and interaction design, as well as evaluation methods that focus on social experiences around interactive television, this book provides practitioners, academicians, researchers, and developers with the most relevant, current, and interesting findings on the topic.
   
VB04-17 Encyclopedia of Communication Theory, 2-Vols/Set.
  Littlejohn, Stephen W./ 9781412959377/ Price:¢G 280.00
 
The Encyclopedia of Communication Theory provides students and researchers with a comprehensive two-volume overview of contemporary communication theory. Reference librarians report that students frequently approach them seeking a source that will provide them with a quick overview of a particular theory or theorist - just enough to help them grasp the general concept or theory and its relation to the discipline as a whole. Communication scholars and teachers also occasionally need a quick reference for theories. Edited by the co-authors of the best-selling textbook on communication theory and drawing on the expertise of an advisory board of 10 international scholars and nearly 200 contributors from 10 countries, this work finally provides such a resource. More than 300 entries address topics related not only to paradigms, traditions, and schools, but also metatheory, methodology, inquiry, and applications and contexts. Entries cover several orientations, including psycho-cognitive; social-interactional; cybernetic and systems; cultural; critical; feminist; philosophical; rhetorical; semiotic, linguistic, and discursive; and non-Western. Concepts relate to interpersonal communication, groups and organizations, and media and mass communication. In sum, this encyclopedia offers the student of communication a sense of the history, development, and current status of the discipline, with an emphasis on the theories that comprise it.
   
VB04-16 Encyclopedia of Journalism, 6-Vols/Set.
  Sterling, Christopher H./ 9780761929574/ Price:¢G 635.00
 
Journalism permeates our lives and shapes our thoughts in ways that we've long taken for granted. Whether it's National Public Radio in the morning or the lead story on the Today show, the morning newspaper headlines, up-to-the-minute Internet news, grocery store tabloids, Time magazine in our mailbox, or the nightly news on television, journalism is woven throughout our day. The six-volume Encyclopedia of Journalism will cover all significant dimensions of journalism including: print, broadcast, and Internet journalism; U.S. and international perspectives; and history, technology, legal issues and court cases, ownership, and economics. The set will contain approximately 3,000 pages in all and approximately 350 signed entries from scholars, experts, and journalists, under the direction of leading editor Christopher Sterling of The George Washington University.
   
VB04-14 Media Audiences, 4-Vols/Set.
  Gunter, Barrie/ 9781847875792/ Price:¢G 645.00
 
The relationship between the media and viewers, readers and listeners is complex and consequently 'audiences' have become a key area in media and communications research in the social sciences and humanities. This major reference collection brings together a range of theoretical, methodological and thematically diverse articles and chapters that comprehensively map the most important kinds of work and ideas in international audience studies. Volume I overviews the history of audience research and the ways that audiences have been conceptualised. It includes papers that consider how debates and discussions about audiences have changed in the context of different media developments. Volume II deals with different ways that audiences and their responses/uses of media have been measured. This volume pays particular attention to the way that audience studies have responded to the challenges of different media. Volume III focusses on specific genres of entertainment, specific media, or on specific media groups. Finally, Volume IV looks specifically at audience research that has tested the way that the media influence society, attitudes and behaviours. The papers reflect a range of the different topics that have been tested and also to give a sense of different methodologies used to test these.
   
VB04-13 21st Century Communication: A Reference Handbook, 2-Vols/Set.
  Eadie, William F./ 9781412950305/ Price:¢G 270.00
 
Via 100 entries or "mini-chapters," the SAGE 21st Century Reference Series volumes on Communication will highlight the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates any student obtaining a degree in the field of communication ought to have mastered for effectiveness in the 21st Century. The purpose is to provide undergraduate majors with an authoritative reference source that will serve their research needs with more detailed information than encyclopedia entries but not as much jargon, detail or density as a journal article or a research handbook chapter.
   
VB04-11 New Media, 4-Vols/Set.
  Livingstone, Sonia/ 9781412947107/ Price:¢G 645.00
 
In the past 20 years, 'new media' has emerged as one of the most dynamic research fronts in media and communication, addressing the diversity and proliferation of new information and communication technologies and their social contexts. This growing field is both international and transdisciplinary. The editors have mined a rich collection of published material covering the historical, economic, social and behavioural issues at stake to trace the development and implications of new media. Vol 1. Visions & Histories The first volume offers an historical overview, as well as the 'visions' of a society influenced by new media put forward by such influential scholars as McLuhan, Innis and Debord. Vol. 2 Technology: Artefacts, Systems, Design The second evolume introduces new media as comprised of artifacts (technologies, hardware, systems themselves & how they're designed and made Vol. 3 Social Institutions, Structures, Arrangements The third volume covers the social 'arrangements' behind new media: institutions, social structures, and culture broadly conceived) Vol. 4 Practices: Interaction, Identity, Organizing, Culture The fourth volume focuses on practices, or what people do, covering human interaction, organizing, identity and cultural practices
   
Morning Drive: Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Talking.
  Smerconish, Michael A./ 9781599215174/ Price:US$ 24.95
 
   
VB04-9 Blackwell International Encyclopedia of Communication, 12-Vols/Set.
  Donsbach, Wolfgang/ 9781405131995/ Price:US$ 3135.00
 
The International Encyclopedia of Communication represents the definitive reference work in this interdisciplinary and dynamic field. This authoritative twelve-volume set is jointly published by Wiley-Blackwell and the International Communication Association (ICA), the leading academic association of the discipline in the world. ¡EDEFINITIVE - A ground-breaking collection of 1,339 original entries within a 12 volume set, spanning the scholarship, evidence, and methodology of communication research ¡EREPUTABLE - Jointly published by Blackwell Publishing and the prestigious International Communication Association (ICA) ¡EAUTHORITATIVE - Newly-commissioned entries divided into 29 editorial areas representing major fields of inquiry within communication, each of which is headed by a leading expert in their respective field ¡EINTERDISCIPLINARY - Editorial areas include: communication theory and philosophy, interpersonal communication, journalism, intercultural and intergroup communication, media effects, strategic communication/PR, communication and media law and policy, media systems in the world, and communication and technology ¡EWIDE-RANGING - Spans the breadth of communication studies, including coverage of theories, media and communication phenomena, research methods, problems, concepts, and geographical areas within this dynamic and interdisciplinary field ¡EINTERNATIONAL - Brings together new entries written and edited by an international team of the world's best scholars and teachers, representing the international character of the ICA ¡EACCESSIBLE - Reader-friendly A-Z entries ranging from extended explorations of major topics to short descriptions of key concepts, with sophisticated cross-referencing and search facilities, lexicon by subject area, and a comprehensive index ¡EMULTI-FORMAT - The Encyclopedia will publish simultaneously in print and electronic formats, both of which will be fully accessible and searchable.
   
VB04-8 SAGE Handbook of Film Studies, The.
  Donald, James/ 9780761943266/ Price:¢G 120.00
 
Written by a team of veteran scholars and exciting emerging talents, the Handbook of Film Studies maps the field internationally, drawing out regional differences in the way that systematic intellectual reflection on cinema and film has been translated into an academic discipline. It examines the conversations between Film Studies and its contributory disciplines that not only defined a new field of discourse but also modified existing scholarly traditions. It reflects on the field's dominant paradigms and debates and evaluates their continuing salience. Finally, it looks forward optimistically to the future of the medium of film, the institution of cinema and the discipline of Film Studies at a time when the very existence of film and cinema are being called into question by new technological, industrial and aesthetic developments.
   
VB04-15 Radio, 3-Vols/Set.
  Crisell, Andrew/ 9780415448642/ Price:¢G 660.00
 
Over the last sixty years or so academic interest in the mass media has burgeoned. It is not, perhaps, surprising that this interest at first focused principally on the visual media of film and television, where it has remained intensive. Nevertheless, serious thinking about radio soon followed. Despite its apparent limitations, were there some advantages that radio enjoyed over the visual media? Scholars have also examined radio¡¦s use of words in comparison with both the image-dominated media of film and television, and the spatial, stable medium of print. Questions in radio studies also abound about the special qualities of sound per se¡Xsuch as the meaning and functions of music and the ontology of pure sound artefacts known as ¡¥soundscapes¡¦, a mainstay of much experimental radio. Other lines of inquiry in the field have included investigations into the social, political, and cultural contexts of radio, prompted by questions about. And, more recently, radio researchers have grappled with notions of ¡¥community¡¦, whether defined by geographical proximity or by commonality of identity or interest. Furthermore, the growth of new media technologies has profound implications for sound broadcasting. How will webcasting and podcasting modify or even transform radio? Indeed, does the growth of interactivity, including audience-generated content, and of time-shifted listening, mean the end of radio as we currently know it? As research on and around these kinds of question continues to flourish as never before, this new title in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies, meets the need for an authoritative reference work to make sense of a rapidly growing and ever more complex corpus of literature, and to provide a map of the area as it has emerged and developed.
   
VB04-12 SAGE Sourcebook of Advanced Data Analysis Methods for Communication Research, The.
  Hayes, Andrew F./ 9781412927901/ Price:¢G 65.00
 
This sourcebook provides an introductory treatment of various advanced statistical methods applied to research in the field of communication. Written by authors who use these methods in their own research, each chapter gives a nontechnical overview of what the method is and how it can be used to answer communication-related questions or aide the researcher in dealing with difficult data problems. Most chapters include an example based on real data to illustrate basic concepts. Students and faculty interested in diving into a new statistical topic, such as latent growth modeling, multilevel modeling, propensity scoring, or time series analysis, will find each chapter an excellent springboard for acquiring the background needed to jump into more advanced, technical readings.
   
VB04-1 International Handbook of Children, Media & Culture.
  Livingstone & Drotner/ 9781412928328/ Price:¢G 120.00
 
This essential volume brings together the work of internationally-renowned researchers, each experts in their field, in order to capture the diversity of children and young people's media cultures around the world. Why are the media such a crucial part of children's daily lives? Are they becoming more important, more influential, and in what ways? Or does a historical perspective reveal how past media have long framed children's cultural horizons or, perhaps, how families - however constituted - have long shaped the ways children relate to media? In addressing such questions, the contributors present detailed empirical cases to uncover how children weave together diverse forms and technologies to create a rich symbolic tapestry which, in turn, shapes their social relationships. At the same time, many concerns - even public panics - arise regarding children's engagement with media, leading the contributors also to inquire into the risky or problematic aspects of today's highly mediated world. Deliberately selected to represent as many parts of the globe as possible, and with a commitment to recognizing both the similarities and differences in children and young people's lives - from China to Denmark, from Canada to India, from Japan to Iceland, from - the authors offer a rich contextualization of children's engagement with their particular media and communication environment, while also pursuing cross-cutting themes in terms of comparative and global trends. Each chapter provides a clear orientation for new readers to the main debates and core issues addressed, combined with a depth of analysis and argumentation to stimulate the thinking of advanced students and established scholars. Since children and young people are a focus of study across different disciplines, the volume is thoroughly multi-disciplinary. Yet since children and young people are all too easily neglected by these same disciplines, this volume hopes to accord their interests and concerns they surely merit.
   
VB02-178-5 Environment.
  Anderson, Kay/ 9780754627050/ Price:¢G 245.00
 
Spanning cultural and political ecology, the political economy of the environment, humanistic landscape interpretation, cultural studies of nature, and science and technology studies, this volume is the definitive guide to environmental studies in Human Geography over the past 30 years. The articles collected capture conceptual developments in the field for audiences within and beyond Geography, and illustrate the diversity and remarkable vitality of geographical research on society-environment relations.
   
SB04-439 Media, Culture and Society in Iran: Living with Globalization and the Islamic State.
  Semati, Mehdi/ 9780415583190/ Price:¢G 34.99
 
   
SB04-414 Medien - Diversitat - Ungleichheit: Zur medialen Konstruktion sozialer Differenz.
  Wischermann, Ulla/ 9783531153858/ Price:EUR 43.92
 
   
SB04-384 Film, Media and Popular Culture in Ireland: Cityscapes, Landscapes, Soundscapes.
  McLoone, Martin/ 9780716529361/ Price:US$ 32.50
 
   
VB04-6 Jouralism, 4-Vols/Set.
  Tumber, Howard/ 9780415380874/ Price:¢G 845.00
 
This new Major Work from Routledge¡¦s Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies series is a four-volume set of key theoretical, empirical, and historical writings on journalism. Adopting a pluralist theoretical approach, the collection brings together the very best foundational and cutting-edge scholarship from the various disciplines that make up the field to comprise an internationally oriented reference work which contributes significantly to the social, economic, political, cultural, and practical understanding of journalism. The editorial scope of the collection is wide and inclusive and incorporates diverse perspectives from both current developments and historical changes within journalism and journalism studies. The collection is divided into ten parts. Parts 1 (¡¥Histories¡¦), 2 (¡¥Definitions¡¦), and 3 (¡¥Socialization and the Newsroom¡¦) are contained in Volume I. Volume II consists of Parts 4 (¡¥Theories and Models¡¦) and 5 (¡¥Journalist¡XSource Models¡¦) while Parts 6 (¡¥Professionalism and Occupation¡¦), 7 (¡¥Education¡¦), and 8 (¡¥Ethics and Objectivity¡¦) make up Volume III. Finally, Parts 9 (¡¥Global News and Global Journalism¡¦) and 10 (¡¥Journalism and its Futures¡¦) can be found in Volume IV. Journalism is fully indexed and has a comprehensive introduction, newly written by the editor, which places the collected material in its historical and intellectual context. It is an essential work of reference and is destined to be valued by scholars and students as a vital one-stop research and pedagogic resource.
   
VB04-5 Media Literacies, 4-Vols/Set.
  Mackey, Margaret/ 9780415422673/ Price:¢G 835.00
 
The volumes in the collection gather both canonical and the finest cutting-edge scholarship on media literacies, exploring media technologies from a variety of perspectives. As well as focusing on the theoretical questions and the practical educational issues arising out of the constantly changing nature of the technological revolution, Media Literacies also examines the behaviours of media users themselves, from their first tacit understandings of how to make sense of a new kind of text to their later articulated and critical responses. This attention to users is reflected in the organization of the volumes. The editor, a leading scholar in the field, has organized the collection under the ¡¥verbs¡¦ of media behaviour: viewing, listening, game-playing, using the Internet, interacting with other people, information-seeking, and reading and writing in new times. The set also comprises a general introductory section and a final section exploring some of the engines that have driven media change (such as aesthetic developments, corporate priorities, political pressures, and a few select ¡¥global accelerators¡¦ of change: sports, religion, and the movement of people across national boundaries).
   
VB04-4 Language of Advertising, The., 4-Vols/Set.
  Cook, Guy/ 9780415412155/ Price:¢G 870.00
 
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. The reasons for this academic interest are far from superficial. The study of advertising brings together many of the key social and political issues of our time: the new capitalism; globalization; overconsumption and the environment; cultural and individual identities; and the communications revolution. It provides insight into the ideologies and values of contemporary societies. Advertising's creative use of language makes it a particularly rich site for language and discourse analysis. Operating in all media and exploiting the interaction between word, sound, and image, it provides a key location for studies of multimodal communication. Simultaneously poetic and commercial, it raises questions about the nature of creativity and art. Ever since the intensification of advertising in the 1950s, leading scholars have analysed its use of language. This new four-volume Routledge Major Work brings together for the first time the most seminal and controversial works, allowing users to obtain a wide and inclusive view of this rewarding topic. It will be welcomed by scholars and other researchers in the field as an invaluable 'mini library' on the language of advertising.
   
VA05-199 Mass Communication, 4-Vols/Set.
  McQuail, Denis/ 9781412922418/ Price:¢G 645.00
 
Denis McQuail's Major Work in Mass Communication is another essential part of the SAGE Benchmark series. Drawing on both classic and contemporaneous sources, McQuail guides us through the central defining papers that anchor this field. Taken together, the four volumes will provide access to the key debates within the field and all the main lines of research that have emerged. Denis McQuail's credentials as editor are impeccable - McQuail's Mass Communication is a central text now into its 5th edition, translated, used and respected globally.
   
SB04-419 The Art of Public Speaking.
  Lucas, Stephen E./ 9780077220631/ Price:US$ 84.69
 
   
SB04-344 Fundamentals of Verbal and Nonverbal Communication and the Biometric Issue.
  Esposito, Anna/ 9781586037338/ Price:EUR 126.00
 
The main theme of this publication is the fundamental features of verbal and nonverbal communication and their relationships with the identification of a person, his/her socio-cultural background and personal traits. The problem of understanding human behaviour in terms of personal traits, and the possibility of an algorithmic implementation that exploits personal traits to identify a person unambiguously, are among the great challenges of modern science and technology. On the one hand, there is the theoretical question of what makes each individual unique among all others that share similar traits, and what makes a culture unique among various cultures. On the other hand, there is the technological need to be able to protect people from individual disturbance and dangerous behaviour that could damage an entire community. As regards to the problem of understanding human behaviour, one of the most interesting research areas is that related to human interaction and face-to-face communication. It is in this context that knowledge is shared and personal traits acquire their significance.
   
VB04-3 Rise of American Radio, The., 6-Vols/Set.
  Sterling, Christopher/ 9780415380836/ Price:¢G 1065.00
 
   
VB02-134 SAGE Handbook of Political Advertising, The.
  Kaid, Lynda Lee/ 9781412917957/ Price:¢G 120.00
 
The contributors to this Handbook examine the differences as well as the similarities of political advertising among the electoral processes of democracies globally. For each country or region, chapter authors provide an overview of research on political advertising and address political advertising history, political and regulatory systems related to political advertising, the effects of media system structures and the effects of new technologies on political advertising. The editors provide overview and comparative chapters and address the effects of political advertising on the voters and the systems of which it is a part.
   
VA05-219 SAGE Handbook of Nonverbal Communication, The.
  Manusov, Valerie/ 9781412904049/ Price:¢G 120.00
 
This first of its kind handbook provides an up-to-date discussion of the central issues in nonverbal communication and examines the research that informs these issues. Editors Valerie Manusov and Miles Patterson bring together preeminent scholars, from a range of disciplines, to reveal the strength of nonverbal behavior as an integral part of communication.
   
VA05-210 Sage Handbook of Gender and Communication, The.
  Dow, Bonnie/ 9781412904230/ Price:¢G 120.00
 
The Handbook of Gender and Communication begins from the premise that gender is, at once, an aspect of both individual identity and of social structure that dramatically and relentlessly shapes individual and collective life. Communication is central to this process, and the Handbook brings together leading scholars in the area who review and evaluate the state of research on gender and communication through discussion of existing theories and research as well as through identification of important directions for future scholarship. The Handbook includes a general introduction and five sections that focus on primary contexts in which gender and communication are shaped, reflected and expressed: interpersonal; organizational; rhetoric; media; and intercultural/global.
   
VA05-191 Cybercultures, 4-Vols/Set.
  Bell, David/ 9780415343985/ Price:¢G 840.00
 
This impressive set provides a historical contextualization and up-to-date overview of 'cyberculture' - a term understood as the cultural perspective on new information and communications technologies. Presenting a comprehensive account of the evolution, current forms, uses and theories of cyberculture, it brings together a wide range of case studies and thought to create a unique, broad-based resource. Divided into four volumes, each with three sections, the collection maps out key thinking, and features landmark publications as well as cutting-edge interventions. Reflecting the past, present and future developments of cyberculture studies, the selection of articles included in this important work highlight the diversity of approaches, subjects and methods of inquiry involved in this fascinating area.
   
VA05-164 Narrative Methods, 4-Vols/Set.
  Atkinson, Paul/ 9781412901505/ Price:¢G 645.00
 
In recent years, there has been a convergence of interest on narratives and lives from many qualitative and interpretative strands in the social sciences that encompass sociology and anthropology, health and nursing studies, educational research, cultural and communication analysis, cultural geography and the emergent fields of discourse and narrative analyses. In some contexts this is interpreted somewhat narrowly but these comprehensive volumes will adopt a more inclusive approach to reflect the current diversity of perspectives across the different social sciences. Here the broad term 'narrative' includes personal narratives, life histories, performances, testimonials and memories. This timely compilation: (a) demonstrate the deeply rooted nature of this approach across the social sciences; (b) reveal the contested nature of the narrative turn; (c) emphasise the methodological strengths and weakness associated with the collection and analysis of narrative, life story and performance; (d) break down the barriers between the disciplines in their uses of such material.
   
VA05-154 Communication Theories, 4-Vols/Set.
  Cobley, Paul/ 9780415331975/ Price:¢G 840.00
 
This collection provides a range of essays both canonical in, and at the cutting edge of, communication theory. Selections included provide in-depth theoretical analysis and theoretical overviews rather than specific study of phenomena within a given theoretical tradition. The set represents communication theory in a fashion cognisant with the breadth of communication - nonverbal and verbal - that takes place within the universe. However, there are also special sections devoted to language and media. The four volumes provide academics and students with access to a free-standing body of theoretical work which is applicable to a range of different topics within communications, media and cultural studies. The set includes an introduction by the editor, a chronological table of articles and an index.
   
VA05-122 Visual Research Methods, 4-Vols/Set.
  Hamilton, Peter/ 9781412901512/ Price:¢G 645.00
 
The use of visual evidence in social and cultural research is an exciting and stimulating area of growing interest bridging the social sciences and humanities. The burgeoning use of the internet has given a massive boost to use of, and interest in, varieties of visual information for research purposes. At the same time, these visual technologies themselves raise all sorts of methodological questions. This collection brings together the contributions of key writers within both the symbolic and empirical research traditions, presenting the most influential statements on visual research methods and the central debates about visual culture in a diversity of fields. These range from art history, to history of photography, film studies, and aesthetics to media and communications studies, sociology and cultural studies, and social anthropology, social psychology and educational research. Part I: Classical Historical Statements Part II: The Objectivity of the Visual Part III: Visual Technologies Part IV: The Visual as Method
   
VA02-79 Asian Englishes, 5-Vols/Set.
  Bolton, Kingsley/ 9780415374866/ Price:¢G 995.00
 
In recent decades, the cultural and linguistic legacies of the colonial era have been superseded by the globalization of English through the international mass media, particularly via satellite television and the Internet. In many societies that were previously the colonies of Anglophone powers, 'new Englishes' have appeared, visible most dramatically in the 'new literatures' of India, Singapore, the Philippines etc. However, many of these new Englishes are much older in provenance than many linguists have previously recognized. The process of British and American imperial expansion in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries took the English language to many parts of the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia, China and Japan. Indeed, it is typically in these initial stages of political, historical and cultural contact that we can identify the dynamics of 'languages in contact', and the origins of 'World Englishes', in a range of settings, including South Asia, Southeast Asia, and East Asia. This Major Work from Routledge, a new title in the History and Development of World Englishes series, is a unique reference collection. It brings together a range of sources, reprinted in facsimile, charting the spread of English throughout Asia and the development of 'Asian Englishes' from the eighteenth century through to the 1960s.
   
VA02-73 Coversation Analysis, 4-Vols/Set.
  Drew, Paul/ 9781412918480/ Price:¢G 645.00
 
It is now widely agreed that in latter part of the 20th century sociology has taken a 'linguistic turn'. One of the approaches to emerge out of the linguistic turn is conversation analysis, which is now recognized as one of the most distinctive and genuinely original approaches to the study of language, communication and social interaction to have emerged during the last forty years. Research in conversation analysis over the past 30 years has shown how these and other technical aspects of talk-in-interaction are structured, socially organized resources - or methods - whereby participants perform and coordinate activities through talking together. Conversational interaction is the primordial site of human sociality. Thus these methods are the technical bedrock on which people build their social lives, and construct their social relations with one another. This comprehensive collection, brought together by two of the leading figures in conversation analysis, will be indispensable to researchers in not only linguistics but sociology, social psychology, communications, and health sciences whose work involved the language and linguistic features of social action.
   
SB04-446 Cross-Cultural Communication. (DVD)
  / 90BD50/ Price:US$ 249.00
 
   
VA18-43 Popular Music: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies, 4-Vols/Set.
  Frith, Simon/ 9780415299053/ Price:¢G 960.00
 
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 independents has become blurred over time. Popular music, as part of this umbrella of the culture industry, has been progressively globalized and globalizing. The tensions within popular music are now no longer between national cultural identity and popular music, but between the local and the global. This four volume collection examines the changing status of popular music against this background. Simon Frith examines the heritage of popular music, and how technology has changed not only the production but the reception of this brand of sound. The collection examines how the traditional genres of rock, pop and soul have broken down and what has replaced them, as well as showing how this proliferation of musical styles has also splintered the audience of popular music.
   
VA05-150 Marshall McLuhan, 3-Vols/Set.
  Genosko, Gary/ 9780415321693/ Price:¢G 735.00
 
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 beyond the disciplines. Since his untimely death in 1980, McLuhan's ideas have been rediscovered and redeployed with urgency in the age of information and cybernation. Volume I: Fashion and Fortune Part 1: What the fuss was about Part 2: French Faction Part 3: Canadiana Volume II: Theoretical Elaborations Part 1: Media, Matters, Bodies Part 2: Communication, Culture, and Critical Theory Part 3: Before and After the Letter: (Pre)Postmodern Volume III: Renaissance for a Wired World Part 1: Rise of the Cybernation Part 2: Second Comings
   
VA05-137 SAGE Handbook of Media Studies, The.
  Downing, John D. H./ 9780761921691/ Price:¢G 120.00
 
The SAGE Handbook of Media Studies provides a state-of-the-art overview of media research and examines the theories, practices, and future of media studies. Editors John D.H. Downing, Denis McQuail, Philip Schlesinger, and Ellen Wartella have brought together a variety of U.S. and international contributors to provide a universal viewpoint of the increasingly diverse and globalized media studies field. The Handbook offers a comprehensive review of today's burgeoning field of media studies and examines five distinct areas including basic approaches to date, methods of media research, perspectives on media in society, the media mosaic, and the audience. It is an ideal resource for graduate courses in media studies, as well as an excellent addition to any academic library.
   
VA05-105 History of Early Television, A. 3-Vols/Set.
  Herbert, Stephen/ 9780415326650/ Price:¢G 705.00
 
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 broadcasting systems in Britain, Germany, and the USA. The pieces are from newspapers, specialist journals of the period, and popular magazines. Technical articles included are chosen for their accessibility to non-specialists with limited technical knowledge. The selection comments on the progress of television in many parts of the world.
   
VA02-49 Literacy: Major Themes in Education, 4-Vols/Set.
  Wray, David/ 9780415277082/ Price:¢G 1010.00
 
There can be few areas of education which have been more controversial than the teaching of literacy. In an increasingly information-dense society, the ability to make sense of and to produce text is crucial to success, and literacy has understandably assumed the burden of the benchmark of 'educatedness'. This four-volume collection covers the major debates about exactly what it means to be literate and how literacy can best be taught. Rather than centering on the emotional reaction of mass media debates, this set focuses on research findings into processes and pedagogy.
   
SB04-310 Women, Islam and Cinema.
  Donmez-Colin, Gonul/ 9781861892201/ Price:¢G 16.00
 
This is the first book to examine the troubled relationships between women, Islam and cinema. Film critic and author Gonul Donmez-Colin explores the role of women as spectators, images and image constructors in the cinemas of the countries where Islam is the predominant religion, focusing on Iran and Turkey from the Middle East, drawing parallels from Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, the two Central Asian Republics of the former Soviet Union, and Pakistan, Bangladesh, Malaysia and Indonesia, the prominently Muslim Asian countries with a challenging film industry. Some of the relevant films made in India by and for Muslim Indians are also explored.
   
VA18-42 Film Theory: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies, 4-Vols/Set.
  Simpson, Philip/ 9780415259712/ Price:¢G 870.00
 
The last thirty years of the twentieth century saw the establishment of film studies as a major discipline in higher education throughout the world. Not only did film become a subject discipline in its own right, it also became a focus of study within the emergent fields of cultural studies, media studies and gender studies. This major new collection: ¡P identifies the critical and theoretical concepts which have been most significant in the study of film ¡P presents chronologically the most influential and important writing on these concepts ¡P provides an historical and intellectual context for the material presented.
   
VA05-87 Hollywood: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies, 4-Vols/Set.
  Schatz, Tom/ 9780415281317/ Price:¢G 835.00
 
'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 most important site of cultural production over the past century. This collection brings together journal articles, published essays, book chapters and excerpts which explore Hollywood as a social, economic, industrial, aesthetic and political force, and as a complex historical entity.
   
VA05-79 Manuel Castells, 3-Vols/Set.
  Webster F./ 9780761940432/ Price:¢G 475.00
 
These volumes bring together major critical responses to, and engagement with, the work of Manuel Castells. Arguably the leading analyst of the current age, Castells' magnum opus, The Information Age, has been compared to the work of Karl Marx and Max Weber. His concept of `the network society' has influenced much recent social science and his ideas have been adopted in political and policy circles. The volumes provide an unparalleled guide to the work of Castells. They demonstrate the roots of his thinking in Marxism and the shifts in his perspective. The selection if based along two principles: the chronological development of his thought and the sequence of his major publications. Included here are critical engagements with Castells' work on the urban question, the city and grassroots; Marxism; the Information Age; the network society; power and identity; the new economy; and the sociology of social movements.
   
VA05-70 Encyclopedia of New Media, The: An Essential Reference to Communication and Technology.
  Jones, Steve/ 9780761923824/ Price:¢G 140.00
 
From Amazon.com to virtual communities, the Encyclopedia of New Media presents more than 250 entries that place new communication technology, multimedia, entertainment and e-commerce within their social context. Each subject is examined in depth in a single, coherent article and the Encyclopedia is the first comprehensive, A-Z reference on the ongoing revolution in communications. The Encyclopedia is edited by Steve Jones, one of the most renowned scholars of new media studies, and editor of two SAGE texts in this area Cybersociety 2.0 (1998) and Doing Internet Research (1999). The 275 entries are balanced between information technology and the social landscape, include entries on both themes and theorists, and the volume includes 25 photographs. Unlike many encyclopedias that provide short, fragmented entries, the Encyclopedia of New Media examines each subject in depth in a single, coherent article. Many articles span several pages and are presented in a large, double-column format for easy reading. The Encyclopedia of New Media includes a comprehensive index as well as a readers guide that facilitates browsing and easy access to information. Each entry includes a bibliography and suggestions for further reading, together with links to related topics in the Encyclopedia, making this an indispensable resource for students and academics in media and cultural studies and a must for both public and university libraries.
   
SB04-352 Auditioning for The Camera: Where Should You Look During an Audition? What Makes a Good Headshot? What Should You Wear? (DVD)
  Awad, Paul/ F1121DVD/ Price:NT$ 5940.00
 
Paul Awad, professional director and acting teacher, guides students through workshop exercises created to help actors make the most of their audition time, bring out their unique qualities and give them a solid grasp of the auditioning process and the skills necessary to get the part. Subjects covered include: Head shots. The audition. Call-backs. Working with the camera. How to rehearse. Face time.
   
SB04-310 Cinemas of the World.
  Chapman, James/ 9781861892287/ Price:¢G 12.95
 
The cinema has been the pre-eminent popular art form of the 20th century. In Cinemas of the World, James Chapman examines the relationship between film and society in the modern world: film as entertainment medium, film as a reflection of national cultures and preoccupations, film as an instrument of propaganda. He also explores two interrelated issues that have recurred throughout the history of cinema: the economic and cultural hegemony of Hollywood on the one hand, and, on the other, the attempts of film-makers elsewhere to establish indigenous national cinemas drawing on their own cultures and societies. Chapman examines the rise to dominance of Hollywood cinema in the silent and early sound periods. He discusses the characteristic themes of American movies from the Depression to the end of the Cold War especially those found in the western and film noir ¡V genres that are often used as vehicles for exploring issues central to us society and politics. He looks at national cinemas in various European countries in the period between the end of the First World War and the end of the Second, which all exhibit the formal and aesthetic properties of modernism. The emergence of the so-called ¡¥new cinemas¡¦ of Europe and the wider world since 1960 are also explored.
   
SB01-302 Entertainment and Media Law Reports Bound Volume 2002.
  Arnold, Richard/ 9780421838109/ Price:¢G 540.00
 
Entertainment and Media Law Reports is the first dedicated reporter of entertainment and media law cases, carrying many cases not currently published in full in any other law reports. * Since its launch in 1993 it has rapidly established itself as the key point of reference for the courts and practitioners alike * A fast and economical way of keeping abreast of the expanding case law in the area * The Entertainment and Media Law Reports are essential to all those having to research, advise or litigate in these fields
   
Auditioning For Commercials. (DVD)
  Awad, Paul/ F1120DVD/ Price:NT$ 5940.00
 
Learn the process of auditioning for commercials and how to put your best foot forward. Through a relaxed workshop dialogue with professional director and acting teacher Paul Awad, students discuss and work through exercises designed to give them the techniques and skills necessary for a successful commercial audition. Subjects covered include: Types of commercials. The cold reading. Breaking down the script. The audition. Selling the product.
   
VA05-53 Television: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies, 5-Vols/Set.
  Miller, Toby/ 9780415255028/ Price:¢G 1010.00
 
Television is a global phenomenon. This collection demonstrates its significance, as a field of study, to disciplines across both the humanities and social sciences. It brings together the most important writings on television in theoretical, historical, empirical and political terms. While the majority of material comes from the USA and Europe, there is also significant coverage of other international works.
   
VA05-39 Social Networks: Critical Concepts in Sociology, 4-Vols/Set.
  Scott, John/ 9780415251075/ Price:¢G 950.00
 
Social networks as a concept was developed through social psychological work on the communication and leadership structures of small groups, and in sociological and anthropological work on kinship and community relations. From the 1960s, this idea came to be extended to a wider range of social relations (especially economic and political relations) through the formulation of mathematical models of networks. Advances in computing technology allowed the construction of more systematic and more powerful network methods. The aim of this collection is to bring together the principal sources in the development of the techniques of social network analysis, from early metaphorical statements in Simmel and Radcliffe-Brown, through the more systematic explorations in sociology and social anthropology to contemporary formalizations. A new introduction explores the history of social networks and highlights the arguments of those who treat social network analysis as a loose, qualitative approach, as well as those who see potential in its technical, mathematical uses.
   
VA05-38 Handbook of New Media: Social Shaping and Consequences of ICTs.
  Lievrouw, Leah A./ 9780761965107/ Price:¢G 120.00
 
The past 20 years have seen remarkable growth in research and scholarship addressing new information and communication technologies and their social contexts. Often called `new media' research, this growing field is both international and interdisciplinary. The Handbook of New Media sets out boundaries of new media research and scholarship and provides a definitive statement of the current state-of-the-art of the field. Divided into six sections covering major problem areas of research, the Handbook includes an introductory essay by the editors and a concluding essay by Ron Rice. Each chapter, written by an internationally renowned scholar, provides a review of the most significant social research findings and insights. This Handbook will be an indispensable volume on the personal bookshelves of all scholars working in the area, required reading for graduate students, a reference work for established researchers and newcomers to new media scholarship, and an intellectual benchmark for the field.
   
VA02-38 Semiotics, 4-Vols/Set.
  Boklund-Lagopoulou, Karin/ 9780761974161/ Price:¢G 645.00
 
Semiotics, the study of the sign systems that constitute human culture, has since its discovery in the late 19th century and early 20th century, transformed the ways in which we think about culture and communication. It has opened new areas of study and made fruitful connections between established disciplines. This four-volume set offers the most extensive, systematic and in-depth survey of the foundations and development of semiotics as a field. It covers foundational texts in semiotics, from the constitution of the field in the early 20th century, through its blossoming with the advent of structuralism in the 1960s and `70s and the formative dialogue between structuralism and Marxism. It goes on to present a representative selection of central essays in literary semiotics, narratology and poetics, the semiotics of anthropology, myth, art, architecture, music, theatre, film, fashion and other aspects of contemporary culture. Special attention is paid to the development of a poststructuralist, semiotically aware discourse in the analysis of culture and history, to the related areas of deconstruction and psychoanalysis, and to the current controversy over the possibilities and issues raised by a postmodernist semiotics. The anthology offers a unique and valuable research tool for students and scholars alike in all areas of the social sciences and humanities, including linguistics, social and cultural anthropology, sociology, cultural studies, philosophy, psychology, literature, and media and communication studies.
   
VB02-7 Consumption: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences, 4-Vols/Set.
  Miller, Daniel/ 9780415242660/ Price:¢G 1050.00
 
These volumes comprise the most extensive guide to past and current research on the topic of consumption ever created. Ranging from the classic discussions of a century and more ago to the latest evidence for the diversity of consumption as it is actually practiced, this set is an essential foundation for one of the most rapidly growing areas of contemporary academic study. The contents are highly inter-disciplinary, with approaches ranging from anthropology and media studies, to geography and business studies. Each discipline provides its own theories, perspectives and methodologies for studying this topic. These volumes also make use of the rapid increase in studies of actual consumption across the globe, with examples from China, Japan, India and South America.
   
SB04-432 Foundations of Communications Policy: Principles and Process in the Regulation of Electronic Media.
  Napoli, Philip M./ 9781572733435/ Price:US$ 27.50
 
   
SB04-419 Associated Press Broadcast News Handbook: A Manual of Techniques and Practices.
  Kalbfeld, Brad/ 9780071363884/ Price:US$ 30.00
 
   
SB04-417 Autoren, Automaten, Audiovisionen.
  Hess-Luttich, Ernest W. B./ 9783531136745/ Price:US$ 55.00
 
   
Analyzing Media: Communication Technologies as Symbolic and Cognitive Systems.
  Chesebro, James W./ 9781572304192/ Price:US$ 32.00
 
Book Cover Media critics have long focused on the content and form of verbal and nonverbal communication, while for the most part neglecting what traditionally has been considered a technical issue--how messages are produced or formatted in the various media. Filling a significant void in the literature, this book shows how criticism changes when the medium of transmission is taken into account. The authors eschew the notion of communication technologies as neutral conduits, depicting them instead as active and creative determinants of meaning. Three specific technological cultures that historically have defined human communication are identified--the oral, the literate, and the electronic--and their structural features and social implications are examined. Highlighted throughout are ways that media criticism may serve as a basis for assessing, evaluating, and responding to the effects of communication technologies upon what we know and how we experience the world.
   
The Business of Children's Entertainment.
  Pecora, Norma Odom/ 9781572302808/ Price:US$ 55.00
 
For over 20 years, the development of children's television programming has been subsidized by toy manufacturers. The result has been an increased commercialization of children's popular culture - the creation of a "material world" of childhood characterized by brand-name toys, games, clothing, and television characters. Drawing on historical background and case studies, this book presents a unique look at the development of children as targets of the media and commercial industries, and examines the economic and social forces that have defined the evolution of children's entertainment.
   
Communication Across Cultures.
  Ting-Toomey, Stella/ 9781572304451/ Price:US$ 58.00
 
Book Cover From high-level business negotiations to casual conversations among friends, every interpersonal interaction is shaped by cultural norms and expectations. Seldom is this more clearly brought to light than in encounters between people from different cultural backgrounds, when dissimilar communication practices may lead to frustration and misunderstanding. This thought-provoking text presents a new framework for understanding the impact of culture on communication and for helping students build intercultural communication competence. With illustrative examples from around the globe, the book shows that verbal and nonverbal communication involves much more than transmitting a particular message--it also reflects each participant's self-image, group identifications and values, and privacy and relational needs. Readers learn to move effectively and appropriately through a wide range of transcultural situations by combining culture-specific knowledge with mindful listening and communication skills. Throughout, helpful tables and charts and easy-to-follow guidelines for putting concepts into practice enhance the book's utility for students.
   
Communications Policy and the Public Interest: The Telecommunications Act of 1996.
  Aufderheide, Patricia/ 9781572304253/ Price:US$ 44.00
 
Book Cover The passage of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 inaugurated a new and highly volatile era in telecommunications. The first major overhaul of U.S. communications law since 1934--when no one had a television set, a cordless phone, or a computer--the Act was spurred into being by broad shifts in technology use. Equally important, this book shows, the new law reflects important changes in our notions of the purpose of communications regulation and how it should be deployed. Focusing on the evolution of the concept of the public interest, Aufderheide examines how and why the legislation was developed, provides a thematic analysis of the Act itself, and charts its intended and unintended effects in business and policy. An abridged version of the Act is included, as are the Supreme Court decision that struck down one of its clauses, the Communications Decency Act, and a variety of pertinent speeches and policy arguments. Readers are also guided to a range of organizations and websites that offer legal updates and policy information.
   
Sign Wars: The Cluttered Landscape of Advertising.
  Goldman, Robert/ 9781572300347/ Price:US$ 39.00
 
In Sign Wars, authors Robert Goldman and Stephen Papson view contemporary ad culture as sign competitions among corporate symbols vying for attention-span and market share. They suggest that "sign wars" simultaneously express the economic logic of advertising as well as the contradictions that stem from trying to turn culture into a commodity. Sign wars are both a cause and a consequence of a media culture that appears dazed and confused--cynical, skeptical, and jaded, but striving for authenticity. Using numerous photos and examples from recent campaigns, the authors provide a critical review of the entire culture of advertising and show the profound influence ads have had on our society. Introduction: Sign Value, Appropriation, and Cultural Crisis 1. Sign Wars 2. Advertising in the Age of Hypersignification 3. Yo! Hailing the Alienated Spectator 4. The Flip Side of Jadedness: Memory and a Sense of Place 5. Authenticity in the Age of the Poseur 6. Green Marketing and the Commodity Self 7. The Corporate Politics of Sign Values Conclusion
   
Communication Theory: Epistemological Foundations.
  Anderson, James A./ 9781572300835/ Price:US$ 48.00
 
Book Cover This book provides a thorough analysis of the scientific, critical, and cultural questions at the foundation of theory-building in communication and other social sciences. Any claim to knowledge, the author explains, can be analyzed in terms of a series of characteristics: the object of its explanation, the explanatory form and evidentiary method employed, its characteristic explanations, the scope of its performance, and its consequences of value. From identifying basic epistemological questions to exploring the impact of the "knowledge industry" on society, the volume offers readers the analytical tools to understand, compare, and evaluate theories and their use both inside and outside the classroom. The book also includes a systematic analysis of communication's most influential theories and traces their genealogies across different content fields and disciplines.
   
Social Approaches to Communication.
  Leeds-Hurwitz, Wendy/ 9780898628739/ Price:US$ 35.00
 
Book Cover Until recently, however, research in the field of interpersonal communication has been dominated by a behavioral science approach closely aligned with experimental social psychology. This timely and provocative volume critiques the limitations of past models, exploring a range of "social approaches" which help bring communication up to date. While the roots of these approaches are diverse and interdisciplinary, they overlap in their concern for the social construction of self, other, and event, and in their acknowledgment of the researcher's role in establishing not only the research questions but also the research context. Though grounded in examples from interpersonal communication, the approaches described in this volume are applicable to the understanding of communication in any number of realms, including organizations.
   
SB04-332 Agents Tell it Like it is.(DVD)
  / F983DVD/ Price:NT$ 4200.00
 
Award winning director and distinguished acting coach Joel Asher interviews top commercial film and TV agents who candidly reveal what every actor should know. Subjects covered include: what agents look for in actors, which actors get signed, what should actors look for in agents and what makes a good agent.
   
Casting Directors Tell it Like it is. (DVD)
  / F984DVD/ Price:NT$ 4200.00
 
   
The Drama Teacher's Companion CDROM.
  / F308CDROM/ Price:NT$ 2340.00
 
This text was written, not to teach people to teach, but rather to give teachers materials to make their teaching easier and to save them preparation time. Includes lesson plans, games, scripts and other materials designed for secondary drama students. The material is written in Adobe Acrobat and can be printed the way they are, or it can be copied and pasted into a word processor and edited.
   
Directors On Acting.(VHS/NTSC)
  / F903/ Price:NT$ 3000.00
 
The relationship between Actor and Director is crucial. When it works "Magic" can happen on the screen. When it doesn't, careers can be ruined. This program presents five prominent film and television directors who explain how this collaboration works.
   
Directors On Acting.(DVD)
  / F903DVD/ Price:¢D 4200.00
 
The relationship between Actor and Director is crucial. When it works "Magic" can happen on the screen. When it doesn't, careers can be ruined. This program presents five prominent film and television directors who explain how this collaboration works.
   
Movement for the Actor.(DVD)
  / F671DVD/ Price:NT$ 8940.00
 
   
Movement For The Actor.(CD-ROM)
  / F671CD-PC/ Price:NT$ 8940.00
 
   
Getting the Part.(DVD)
  / F902DVD/ Price:NT$ 4200.00
 
   
Building a Character.(CD-ROM)
  / F972CD-PC/ Price:NT$ 8940.00
 
   
Building a Character.(DVD)
  / F972DVD/ Price:NT$ 8940.00
 
   
 

 

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