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The Routledge Companion to Media and Scandal
The Routledge Companion to New Cinema History
The Routledge Companion to Sound Studies
The Routledge Companion to Transmedia Studies
The Routledge Companion to Cinema & Gender
William E. Dow, Roberta S. Maguire
December 02, 2019
Taking a thematic approach, this new companion provides an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, and international study of American literary journalism.From the work of Frederick Douglass and Walt Whitman to that of Joan Didion and Dorothy Parker, literary journalism is a genre that both reveals and...
November 13, 2019
Featuring scholarly perspectives from around the globe and drawing on a legacy of television studies, but with an eye toward the future, this authoritative collection examines both the thoroughly global nature of television and the multiple and varied experiences that constitute television in the...
Ernest Mathijs, Jamie Sexton
November 07, 2019
The Routledge Companion to Cult Cinema offers an overview of the field of cult cinema – films at the margin of popular culture and art that have received exceptional cultural visibility and status mostly because they break rules, offend and challenge understandings of achievement (some are so bad...
Katie Ellis, Gerard Goggin, Beth Haller, Rosemary Curtis
November 04, 2019
An authoritative and indispensable guide to disability and media, this thoughtfully curated collection features varied and provocative contributions from distinguished scholars alongside next-generation research leaders. Disability and media has emerged as a dynamic and exciting area of...
Howard Tumber, Silvio Waisbord
April 11, 2019
Howard Tumber is Professor in the Department of Journalism at City, University of London, UK. He is a founder and co-editor of Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism. He has published widely in the field of the sociology of media and journalism. Silvio Waisbord is Professor in the School of...
Daniel Biltereyst, Richard Maltby, Philippe Meers
February 14, 2019
The Routledge Companion to New Cinema History presents the most recent approaches and methods in the study of the social experience of cinema, from its origins in vaudeville and traveling exhibitions to the multiplexes of today. Exploring its history from the perspective of the cinemagoer, the...
Mark J.P. Wolf
November 29, 2018
While so many books on technology look at new advances and digital technologies, The Routledge Companion to Media Technology and Obsolescence looks back at analog technologies that are disappearing, considering their demise and what it says about media history, pop culture, and the nature of...
November 02, 2018
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...
October 12, 2018
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...
Matthew Freeman, Renira Rampazzo Gambarato
October 02, 2018
Around the globe, people now engage with media content across multiple platforms, following stories, characters, worlds, brands and other information across a spectrum of media channels. This transmedia phenomenon has led to the burgeoning of transmedia studies in media, cultural studies and...
Kristin Lené Hole, Dijana Jelača, E. Ann Kaplan, Patrice Petro
September 28, 2018
The Routledge Companion to Cinema and Gender comprises forty-three innovative essays that offer both an overview of and an intervention into the field of cinema and gender. The contributions in this volume address a variety of geographical and cultural contexts through an analysis of cinema, from...
Kate Oakley, Justin O'Connor
September 20, 2018
The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries is collection of contemporary scholarship that 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...