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Children's Games in the New Media Age: Childlore, Media and the Playground

by Andrew Burn & Chris Richards

Conceived to explore the relationship between children's vernacular play cultures and their media-based play, this collection challenges two popular misconceptions: that children's play is dying out and that...


Inside Magazine Publishing

by David Stam & Andrew Scott

Inside Magazine Publishing is an engaging and practically-focused textbook exploring all aspects of the contemporary magazine industry. Editors David Stam and Andrew Scott present a detailed analysis of the...


Lifestyle Journalism

by Folker Hanusch

Lifestyle journalism has experienced enormous growth in the media over the past two decades, but scholars in the fields of journalism and communication studies have so far paid relatively little attention to...


The Machine in Me: An Anthropologist Sits Among Computer Engineers

by Gary Lee Downey

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Applied Organizational Communication: Principles and Pragmatics for Future Practice

by Thomas E. Harris

Applied Organizational Communication provides a current, in-depth analysis of the theories and practices critical to understanding organizational communication concepts in a global environment. Exploring the...


The Writing Program Administrator's Resource: A Guide to Reflective Institutional Practice

by Stuart C. Brown & Theresa Jarnagi Enos

The role of the writing program administrator is one of diverse activities and challenges, and preparation for the position has traditionally come through performing the job itself. As a result, uninitiated...


Speaking Our Minds: Conversations with the People Behind Landmark First Amendment Cases

by Joseph Russomanno

Tinker. R.A.V. Ollman. Hustler-Falwell. Reno-ACLU. Nebraska Press Association. These names are synonymous with contemporary First Amendment litigation. To explore these landmark cases more deeply, author Joseph...


Global Entertainment Media: Content, Audiences, Issues

by Anne Cooper-Chen

Global Entertainment Media offers a unique perspective on entertainment media worldwide. As one of the first comprehensive books to address entertainment mass media worldwide, it addresses students as TV watchers...


Gauchos and Foreigners: Glossing Culture and Identity in the Argentine Countryside

by Ariana Huberman

In Ariana Huberman's manuscript titled Gauchos and Foreigners: Glossing Culture and Identity in the Argentine Countryside, she discusses the relationship between the gaucho figure and the 'foreigner' in Argentine...


Courtesans at Table: Gender and Greek Literary Culture in Athenaeus

by Laura McClure

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Wild/Lives: Trickster, Place and Liminality on Screen

by Terrie Waddell

Wild/lives draws on myth, popular culture and analytical psychology to trace the machinations of 'trickster' in contemporary film and television. This archetypal energy traditionally gravitates toward liminal...


Film After Jung: Post-Jungian Approaches to Film Theory

by Greg Singh

Popular film as a medium of communication, expression and storytelling has proved one of the most durable and fascinating cultural forms to emerge during the twentieth century, and has long been the object of...


Media Entertainment: The Psychology of Its Appeal

by Dolf Zillmann & Peter Vorderer

This collection represents a systematic exploration of media entertainment from an academic perspective. Editors Zillmann and Vorderer have assembled scholars from psychology, sociology, and communication to...


Media Freedom and Pluralism

by Beata Klimkiewicz, Péter Bajomi-Lázár, Miyase Christensen & Fausto Colombo et al.

Addresses a critical analysis of major media policies in the European Union and Council of Europe at the period of profound changes affecting both media environments and use, as well as the logic of media policy-making...


Belo: From Newspapers to New Media

by Judith Garrett Segura

Founded in Galveston in 1842 with the launch of the Daily News, the Belo Corporation entered the twenty-first century as a powerhouse conglomerate, owning four daily newspapers (including the Dallas Morning...


Brown Tide Rising: Metaphors of Latinos in Contemporary American Public Discourse

by Otto Santa Ana

"...awash under a brown tide...the relentless flow of immigrants..like waves on a beach, these human flows are remaking the face of America...." Since 1993, metaphorical language such as this has permeated mainstream...


Inequity in the Technopolis: Race, Class, Gender, and the Digital Divide in Austin

by Joseph Straubhaar, Jeremiah Spence & Zeynep Tufekci

Over the past few decades, Austin, Texas, has made a concerted effort to develop into a "technopolis," becoming home to companies such as Dell and numerous start-ups in the 1990s. It has been a model for other...


Border Radio: Quacks, Yodelers, Pitchmen, Psychics, and Other Amazing Broadcasters of the American Airwaves, Revised Edition

by Gene Fowler & Bill Crawford

Before the Internet brought the world together, there was border radio. These mega-watt "border blaster" stations, set up just across the Mexican border to evade U.S. regulations, beamed programming across the...


The First Texas News Barons

by Patrick Cox

Newspaper publishers played a crucial role in transforming Texas into a modern state. By promoting expanded industrialization and urbanization, as well as a more modern image of Texas as a southwestern, rather...


Harry Reasoner: A Life in the News

by Douglass K. Daniel

Harry Reasoner was one of the most trusted and well-liked journalists of the golden age of network television news. Whether anchoring the evening newscast on CBS in the 1960s or on ABC in the 1970s, providing...