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Cultural Studies 1983: A Theoretical History
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|September 23, 2016

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The publication of Cultural Studies 1983 is a touchstone event in the history of Cultural Studies and a testament to Stuart Hall's unparalleled contributions. The eight foundational lectures Hall delivered at the University of Illinois in 1983 introduced North…
The Proteus Paradox: How Online Games and Virtual Worlds Change Us-And How They Don't
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|January 28, 2014

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Proteus, the mythical sea god who could alter his appearance at will, embodies one of the promises of online games: the ability to reinvent oneself. Yet inhabitants of virtual worlds rarely achieve this liberty, game researcher Nick Yee contends. Though online…
The "Serial" Podcast and Storytelling in the Digital Age
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|February 3, 2017

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This volume analyzes the Serial podcast, situating it in the trajectory of other popular crime narratives and contemporary cultural theory. Contributors focus on topics such as the ethics of the use of fiction techniques in investigative journalism, the…
Inequity in the Technopolis: Race, Class, Gender, and the Digital Divide in Austin

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Over the past few decades, Austin, Texas, has made a concerted effort to develop into a Òtechnopolis,Ó becoming home to companies such as Dell and numerous start-ups in the 1990s. It has been a model for other cities across the nation that wish to become…
The Evolution of Black Women in Television: Mammies, Matriarchs and Mistresses

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This book seeks to interrogate the representation of Black women in television. Cheers explores how the increase of Black women in media ownership and creative executive roles (producers, showrunners, directors and writers) in the last 30 years affected the…
Clueless: American Youth in the 1990s
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|July 4, 2017

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Clueless: American Youth in the 1990s is a timely contribution to the increasingly prominent academic field of youth film studies. The book draws on the social context to the film’s release, a range of film industry perspectives including marketing, audience…
Plain Text: The Poetics of Computation
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|June 20, 2017

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This book challenges the ways we read, write, store, and retrieve information in the digital age. Computers—from electronic books to smart phones—play an active role in our social lives. Our technological choices thus entail theoretical and political commitments.…
The Violence of Austerity
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|May 20, 2017

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Austerity, a response to the aftermath of the financial crisis, continues to devastate contemporary Britain.In The Violence of Austerity, Vickie Cooper and David Whyte bring together the voices of campaigners and academics including Danny Dorling, Mary O’Hara and…
The Open Door: Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment

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The Open Door: Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment explains how and why homelessness among the mentally ill has persisted over the past 35 years, despite policy and program initiatives to end it. This ten-chapter book…
Les mots et les voix
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|April 1, 2017

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À l'occasion de l'élection présidentielle de 2017, cet ouvrage présente des outils de réflexion et de critique du discours des candidats. Il comprend ainsi plusieurs volets : à la partie proprement consacrée au discours des candidats, s'ajoutent des éléments de…
Mothering through Precarity: Women's Work and Digital Media
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|March 3, 2017

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In Mothering through Precarity Julie A. Wilson and Emily Chivers Yochim explore how working- and middle-class mothers negotiate the difficulties of twenty-first-century mothering through their everyday engagement with digital media. From Facebook and Pinterest to…
Le président qui voulait être normal
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|April 15, 2017

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Le concept de normalité est révolutionnaire dans l'histoire de la communication politique française, qui valorise des super-héros de la Cinquième République aptes à renverser le monde. Est-ce une formule creuse ? Un argument de campagne ? Qui aurait imaginé en…