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International Perspectives on Shojo and Shojo Manga: The Influence of Girl Culture

by Masami Toku

This collaborative book explores the artistic and aesthetic development of shojo, or girl, manga and discusses the significance of both shojo manga and the concept of shojo, or girl culture. It features contributions...


Nollywood Stars: Media and Migration in West Africa and the Diaspora

by Noah A. Tsika

In this comprehensive study of Nollywood stardom around the world, Noah A. Tsika explores how the industry's top on-screen talents have helped Nollywood to expand beyond West Africa and into the diaspora to...


The Media Against Democracy

by Thomas Field

A radical critique of existing institutions.


Activism on the Web: Everyday Struggles against Digital Capitalism

by Veronica Barassi

Activism on the Web examines the everyday tensions that political activists face as they come to terms with the increasingly commercialized nature of web technologies and sheds light on an important, yet under-investigated,...


The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries

by Kate Oakley & Justin O'Connor

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...


Monitoring the News: The Brilliant Launch and Sudden Collapse of the Monitor Channel: The Brilliant Launch and Sudden Collapse of the Monitor Channel

by Susan Bridge

In her colorful insider's account, Susan Bridge analyzes the bitter struggle that ensued when a sophisticated entrepreneurial leadership tried to diversify and reposition "The Christian Science Monitor" beyond...


Philosophy and Computer Science

by Timothy Colburn

Colburn (computer science, U. of Minnesota-Duluth) has a doctorate in philosophy and an advanced degree in computer science; he's worked as a philosophy professor, a computer programmer, and a research scientist...


In-Your-Face Politics: The Consequences of Uncivil Media

by Diana C. Mutz

Americans are disgusted with watching politicians screaming and yelling at one another on television. But does all the noise really make a difference? Drawing on numerous studies, Diana Mutz provides the first...


Revolutions without Borders: The Call to Liberty in the Atlantic World

by Janet Polasky

Nation-based histories cannot do justice to the rowdy, radical interchange of ideas around the Atlantic world during the tumultuous years from 1776 to 1804. National borders were powerless to restrict the flow...


The Routledge Companion to Alternative and Community Media

by Chris Atton

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...


Ethical Principles for the Information Age

by Richard Severson

This text presents the author's model of following principled ethics together with by chapters on each of the guiding principles: respect for intellectual property, principle of fair representation, privacy,...


Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction

by John Storey

In this 7th edition of his award-winning Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction, John Storey has extensively revised the text throughout. As before, the book presents a clear and critical survey...


Pinkoes and Traitors: The BBC and the nation, 1974-1987

by Jean Seaton

During the Margaret Thatcher years, Britain experienced mass unemployment, trade union strikes, bloody war in Northern Ireland and the Falklands, and an existential threat to its public service broadcaster,...


The Internet Unconscious: On the Subject of Electronic Literature

by Sandy Baldwin

There is electronic literature that consists of works, and the authors and communities and practices around such works. This is not a book about that electronic literature. It is not a book that charts histories...


Internet Literature in China

by Michel Hockx

Since the 1990s, Chinese literary enthusiasts have explored new spaces for creative expression online, giving rise to a modern genre that has transformed Chinese culture and society. Ranging from the self-consciously...


Sport, Media and Society

by Eileen Kennedy & Laura Hills

Sport is an integral component of today's media, from prime-time television to interactive websites. This book is a theoretical and methodological guide to analysing sport in its diverse mediated forms. Students...


Bias in the Booth: An Insider Exposes How the Sports Media Distort the News

by Dylan Gwinn

Most of us see sports as a welcome—even blessed—relief from the challenges and frustrations of everyday life. We want to sit back, open a beer, and enjoy the game.But many of those who bring us the game have...


The Western in the Global South

by MaryEllen Higgins, Rita Keresztesi & Dayna Oscherwitz

The Western in the Global South investigates the Western film genre's impact, migrations, and reconfigurations in the Global South. Contributors explore how cosmopolitan directors have engaged with, appropriated,...


Media, Propaganda and Politics in 20th-Century Japan

by The Asahi Shimbun Company, Barak Kushner & Yoichi Funabashi

This book investigates the role played by the Asahi Newspaper, one of Japan's largest daily newspapers, as a mediator of information and power during the 20th century. Members of the staff at the paper, including...


Why Current Affairs Needs Social Theory

by Rob Stones

This book will demonstrate the ability of academic social theory to provide sets of tools with which to read and interpret current affairs coverage.