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Popular Culture: The Metropolitan Experience

by Iain Chambers

First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

African Video Movies and Global Desires: A Ghanaian History

by Carmela Garritano

African Video Movies and Global Desires is the first full-length scholarly study of Ghana's commercial video industry, an industry that has produced thousands of movies over the last twenty years and has grown...

Hollywood's Africa after 1994

by MaryEllen Higgins

Hollywood's Africa after 1994 investigates Hollywood's colonial film legacy in the postapartheid era, and contemplates what has changed in the West's representations of Africa. How do we read twenty-first-century...

Film Genre for the Screenwriter

by Jule Selbo

Film Genre for the Screenwriter is a practical study of how classic film genre components can be used in the construction of a screenplay. Based on Jule Selbo's popular course, this accessible guide includes...

Advanced Reporting: Essential Skills for 21st Century Journalism

by Miles Maguire

News gathering is a large, complicated and often messy task that has traditionally been viewed by journalists as irretrievably idiosyncratic, best learned through trial and error. Advanced Reporting takes the...

Beyond Hate: White Power and Popular Culture

by C. Richard King & David J. Leonard

Beyond Hate offers a critical ethnography of the virtual communities established and discursive networks activated through the online engagements of white separatists, white nationalists, and white supremacists...

Cultural Studies and Finance Capitalism: The Economic Crisis and After

by Mark Hayward

While many discussions of the economic crisis of 2007-2008 have sought to explain the causes of the financial collapse, this volume looks to supplement these accounts by exploring possible alternatives for the...

Shakespeare on Film

by Judith R. Buchanan

 From the earliest days of the cinema to the present, Shakespeare has offered a tempting bank of source material than the film industry has been happy to plunder. Shakespeare on Film deftly examines an extensive...

Approaching the Future: 64 Things You Need to Know Now for Then

by Ben Hammersley

In 64 Things You Need to Know Now For Then, Editor-at-Large for Wired magazine and guru of the digital age Ben Hammersley offers the essential guide to things we need to know for life in the 21st century. Explaining...

American Representations of Post-Communism: Television, Travel Sites, and Post-Cold War Narratives

by Andaluna Borcila

With the televised events of 1989, territories of Eastern and Central Europe that had been marked as impenetrable and inaccessible to the Western gaze exploded into visibility. As the narratives of the Cold...

Electric Sounds: Technological Change and the Rise of Corporate Mass Media

by Steve J. Wurtzler

Electric Sounds brings to vivid life an era when innovations in the production, recording, and transmission of sound revolutionized a number of different media, especially the radio, the phonograph, and the...

Oprah Winfrey and the Glamour of Misery: An Essay on Popular Culture

by Eva Illouz

-- Amy B. Jordan, Director of the Media and the Developing Mind Sector, Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania

Encountering Affect: Capacities, Apparatuses, Conditions

by Ben Anderson

Since the mid-1990s, affect has become central to the social sciences and humanities. Debates abound over how to conceptualise affect, and how to understand the interrelationships between affective life and...

Online Gambling and Crime: Causes, Controls and Controversies

by James Banks

Offering the first empirically driven assessment of the development, marketisation, regulation and use of online gambling organisations and their products, this book explores the relationship between online...

Sacrificial Logics: Feminist Theory and the Critique of Identity

by Allison Weir

Allison Weir sets forth a concept of identity which depends on an acceptance of nonidentity, difference, and connection to others, defined as a capacity to participate in a social world. Weir argues that the...

Introduction to Game Analysis

by Clara Fernández-Vara

Game analysis allows us to understand games better, providing insight into the player-game relationship, the construction of the game, and its sociocultural relevance. As the field of game studies grows, videogame...

Making Chaplaincy Work: Practical Approaches

by Laurel A Burton

With compassion and commitment, practicing chaplains draw on a wide range of professional experiences and discuss principles, themes, and guidelines that have enhanced their ministries. These practical and successful...

Design for Media: A Handbook for Students and Professionals in Journalism, PR, and Advertising

by Di Hand & Steve Middleditch

This essential guide provides you with a tailored introduction to the design techniques and production practices employed in the media industry. It presents clear and relevant explanations of how to design...

Media Studies: Texts, Production, Context

by Paul Long & Tim Wall

Media Studies: Texts, Production, Context, 2nd Edition is a comprehensive introduction to the various approaches in the field. From outlining what media studies is to encouraging active engagement in research...

In Remembrance of Emmett Till: Regional Stories and Media Responses to the Black Freedom Struggle

by Darryl Mace

On August 28, 1955, fourteen-year-old Chicago native Emmett Till was brutally beaten to death for allegedly flirting with a white woman at a grocery store in Money, Mississippi. Roy Bryant and J. W. Milam were...