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Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture


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This series is our home for innovative research in the field of digital media. It includes monographs and targeted edited collections that provide new insights into this subject as its influence and significance grow into the twenty-first century.

 

To submit a proposal for this series, please contact:
Suzanne Richardson, Commissioning Editor for Media, Cultural and Communication Studies
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Digital Media, Sharing and Everyday Life

Digital Media, Sharing and Everyday Life

1st Edition

Jenny Kennedy
October 23, 2019

Digital Media, Sharing and Everyday Life provides nuanced accounts of the processes of sharing in digital culture and the complexities that arise in them. The book explores definitions of sharing, and the roles that our digital devices and the platforms we use play in these practices.   Drawing...

Women and the Digitally-Mediated Revolution in the Middle East: Applying Digital Methods

Women and the Digitally-Mediated Revolution in the Middle East: Applying Digital Methods

1st Edition

C. L. Bernardi
March 18, 2019

This book applies digital methods of analysis to the study of the impact of digital technologies on the social and political spheres of women in Saudi Arabia and Egypt. These countries have been early embracers of digital technologies in the Middle East, and are therefore useful cases to examine...

The Discursive Power of Memes in Digital Culture: Ideology, Semiotics, and Intertextuality

The Discursive Power of Memes in Digital Culture: Ideology, Semiotics, and Intertextuality

1st Edition

Bradley E. Wiggins
February 21, 2019

Shared, posted, tweeted, commented upon, and discussed online as well as off-line, internet memes represent a new genre of online communication, and an understanding of their production, dissemination, and implications in the real world enables an improved ability to navigate digital culture. This...

Digital Interfacing: Action and Perception through Technology

Digital Interfacing: Action and Perception through Technology

1st Edition

Daniel Black
November 05, 2018

This book takes the interface – or rather to interface, a process rather than a discrete object or location – as a concept emblematic of our contemporary embodied relationship with technological artefacts. The fundamental question addressed by this book is: How can we understand what it means to...

Psychoanalysis and Digital Culture: Audiences, Social Media, and Big Data

Psychoanalysis and Digital Culture: Audiences, Social Media, and Big Data

1st Edition

Jacob Johanssen
October 22, 2018

Psychoanalysis and Digital Culture offers a comprehensive account of our contemporary media environment—digital culture and audiences in particular—by drawing on psychoanalysis and media studies frameworks. It provides an introduction to the psychoanalytic affect theories of Sigmund Freud and...

Online Activism in Latin America

Online Activism in Latin America

1st Edition

Hilda Chacón
July 19, 2018

Online Activism in Latin America examines the innovative ways in which Latin American citizens, and [email protected] in the U.S., use the Internet to advocate for causes that they consider just. The contributions to the volume analyze citizen-launched websites, interactive platforms, postings, and group...

Cyberactivism on the Participatory Web

Cyberactivism on the Participatory Web

1st Edition

Martha McCaughey
April 25, 2018

Cyberactivism already has a rich history, but over the past decade the participatory web—with its de-centralized information/media sharing, portability, storage capacity, and user-generated content—has reshaped political and social change. Cyberactivism on the Participatory Web examines the impact...

Digital Gambling: Theorizing Gamble-Play Media

Digital Gambling: Theorizing Gamble-Play Media

1st Edition

César Albarrán-Torres
April 06, 2018

This book develops the concept of "gamble-play media", describing how some gambling and gambling-like practices are increasingly mediated by digital technologies. Digital gambling brings gambling closer to the practices and features of videogames, as audio-visual simulations structure users’...

Gay Men, Identity and Social Media: A Culture of Participatory Reluctance

Gay Men, Identity and Social Media: A Culture of Participatory Reluctance

1st Edition

Elija Cassidy
March 12, 2018

This book explores how the social and technical integration of mainstream social media into gay men’s digital cultures since the mid 2000s has played out in the lives of young gay men, looking at how these convergences have influenced more recent iterations of gay men’s digital culture. Focusing on...

Free Software, the Internet, and Global Communities of Resistance

Free Software, the Internet, and Global Communities of Resistance

1st Edition

Sara Schoonmaker
February 06, 2018

This book explores software's pivotal role as the code that powers computers, mobile devices, the Internet, and social media. Creating conditions for the ongoing development and use of software, including the Internet as a communications infrastructure, is one of the most compelling issues of our...

Theories of the Mobile Internet: Materialities and Imaginaries

Theories of the Mobile Internet: Materialities and Imaginaries

1st Edition

Andrew Herman, Jan Hadlaw, Thom Swiss
February 06, 2018

This volume proposes the mobile Internet is best understood as a socio-technical "assemblage" of objects, practices, symbolic representations, experiences and affects. Authors from a variety of disciplines discuss practices mediated through mobile communication, including current phone and tablet...

The Ubiquitous Internet: User and Industry Perspectives

The Ubiquitous Internet: User and Industry Perspectives

1st Edition

Anja Bechmann, Stine Lomborg
February 06, 2018

This book presents state of the art theoretical and empirical research on the ubiquitous internet: its everyday users and its economic stakeholders. The book offers a 360-degree media analysis of the contemporary terrain of the internet by examining both user and industry perspectives and their...

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