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The Routledge Companion to Cult Cinema
The Routledge Companion to Media and Class
The Routledge Companion to Disability and Media
The Routledge Companion to Global Television
The Routledge Companion to Media and Scandal
The Routledge Companion to New Cinema History
The Routledge Companion to Sound Studies
Maria Månsson, Anne Buchmann, Cecilia Cassinger, Lena Eskilsson
July 01, 2020
The Routledge Companion to Media and Tourism provides a comprehensive overview of the research into the convergence of media and tourism and specifically investigates the concept of mediatized tourism. This companion offers a holistic look at the relationship between media and tourism by drawing...
Agnes Gulyas, David Baines
April 27, 2020
This comprehensive edited collection provides key contributions in the field, mapping out fundamental topics and analysing current trends through an international lens. Offering a collection of invited contributions from scholars across the world, the volume is structured in seven parts, each...
Bishnupriya Ghosh, Bhaskar Sarkar
March 18, 2020
This collection presents new work in risk media studies from critical humanities perspectives. Defining, historicizing, and consolidating current scholarship, the volume seeks to shape an emerging field, signposting its generative insights while examining its implicit assumptions. When and under...
Ernest Mathijs, Jamie Sexton
December 02, 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...
Erika Polson, Lynn Schofield Clark, Radhika Gajjala
December 02, 2019
This companion brings together scholars working at the intersection of media and class, with a focus on how understandings of class are changing in contemporary global media contexts. From the memes of and about working-class supporters of billionaire "populists", to well-publicized and critiqued...
William E. Dow, Roberta S. Maguire
November 28, 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...
Katie Ellis, Gerard Goggin, Beth Haller, Rosemary Curtis
November 20, 2019
An authoritative and indispensable guide to disability and media, this thoughtfully curated collection features varied and provocative contributions from distinguished scholars globally, alongside next-generation research leaders. Disability and media has emerged as a dynamic and exciting...
November 14, 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...
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...