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Hearts, Minds, Voices

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Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Politics: Transmedia World-Building Beyond Capitalism

by Dan Hassler-Forest

From Tolkien to Star Trek and from Game of Thrones to The Walking Dead, imaginary worlds in fantastic genres offer highly detailed political worlds beyond capitalism. This book examines the complex ways in which...


Ethics and Communication: Global Perspectives

by Göran Collste

How do we communicate morals and values in a world that is becoming increasingly interdependent? This collection of essays explores ethics and communication with reference to specific world views and religions,...


The Rise of Transtexts: Challenges and Opportunities

by Benjamin W.L. Derhy Kurtz & Mélanie Bourdaa

This volume builds on previous notions of transmedia practices to develop the concept of transtexts, in order to account for both the industrial and user-generated contributions to the cross-media expansion...


Metro Newspaper Journalists in China: The Aspiration-Frustration-Reconciliation Framework

by Zhaoxi (Josie) Liu

This book explores how journalists at local metro papers in a south-western China metropolis give meaning to their work and how these meanings are shaped by the specific social environment within which these...


Mister Pulitzer and the Spider: Modern News from Realism to the Digital

by Kevin G. Barnhurst

Changes in news ideology from nineteenth-century realism to digital society


Media in New Turkey: The Origins of an Authoritarian Neoliberal State

by Bilge Yesil

How Turkey's media environment reflects the country's dynamic political, economic, social, and cultural landscapes


Materiality and Popular Culture: The Popular Life of Things

by Anna Malinowska & Karolina Lebek

This book critically approaches contemporary meanings of materiality and discuses ways in which we understand, experience, and engage with objects through popular culture in our private, social and professional...


Star Trek: The Human Frontier

by Duncan Barrett & Michele Barrett

In a world shrunk by modern transport and communication, Star Trek has maintained the values of western maritime exploration through the discovery of 'strange new worlds' in space. Throughout its fifty-year...


The Routledge Companion to Comics

by Frank Bramlett, Roy Cook & Aaron Meskin

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...


Advertising and Public Memory: Social, Cultural and Historical Perspectives on Ghost Signs

by Stefan Schutt, Sam Roberts & Leanne White

We are pleased to present the first scholarly collection to examine the social and cultural aspects on the worldwide interest in the faded remains of advertising signage (popularly known as 'ghost signs')....


Babbling Corpse: Vaporwave And The Commodification Of Ghosts

by Grafton Tanner

In the age of global capitalism, vaporwave celebrates and undermines the electronic ghosts haunting the nostalgia industry.


Reporting from the Danger Zone: Frontline Journalists, Their Jobs, and an Increasingly Perilous Future

by Maria Armoudian

Journalism is a dangerous business when one's "beat" is a war zone. Armoudian reveals the complications facing frontline journalists who cover warzones, hot spots and other hazardous situations. It compares...


Sites of Protest

by Stuart Price & Ruth Sanz Sabido

Sites of Protest examines the global resurgence of protest movements and the ways in which they use public and private space.


Scapegoats: How Islamophobia Helps Our Enemies and Threatens Our Freedoms

by Arsalan Iftikhar & Reza Aslan

When a murderous psychopath goes on a killing spree, law enforcement officials and the media never make his religion the central issue—unless he happens to be a Muslim. Then it sets off another frenzied wave...


Nawabs, Nudes, Noodles

by Ambi Parameswaran

This is as much the story of Indian advertising as it is about India. Ad veteran Ambi Parameswaran looks at how advertising has evolved, reflecting the country's culture, politics and economy in the last fifty...


White Screens/Black Images: Hollywood From the Dark Side

by James Snead

First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


The Internet Revolution in the Sciences and Humanities