INFORMATION, MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES

 

Anthem Press’s cutting-edge books on information, media and communication studies investigate the far-reaching effects of media and technological advancements in both scholarly and popular culture.


Anthem Scholarship in the Digital Age

Investigating the global impact of technology and computing on knowledge and society.


Anthem Publishing Studies 

Offering high-quality research monographs, imaginative and innovative textbooks, and ‘intellectual’ trade titles that explore publishing and the book trade at large.


Anthem Global Media and Communication Studies

Advancing the understanding of the continuously changing global media and communication environment.


Anthem Studies in Popular Culture

Analysing the many aspects of global popular culture, from entertainment studies, to material culture studies, to the theories and methods of popular culture studies.

  1. The Poverty of Television
     
    The Mediation of Suffering in Class-Divided Philippines
    Jonathan Corpus Ong

    Based on an ethnographic study of television and audiences in class-divided Philippines, this is the first book to take a bottom-up approach in considering how people respond to images and narratives of suffering and poverty on television. 

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    Paperback | April 2017 | ISBN 9781783087006

  2. The Poverty of Television
     
    The Mediation of Suffering in Class-Divided Philippines
    Jonathan Corpus Ong

    Based on an ethnographic study of television and audiences in class-divided Philippines, this is the first book to take a bottom-up approach in considering how people respond to images and narratives of suffering and poverty on television.

    PRICE:  £60.00  /  $99.00
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    Hardback | May 2015 | ISBN 9781783084067

  3. The Status of the Translation Profession in the European Union
     
    Anthony Pym, François Grin, Claudio Sfreddo and Andy L. J. Chan

    This book examines in detail traditional status signals in the translation profession. It provides case studies of eight European and non-European countries, identifying  a number of policy options and making recommendations on rectifying problem areas. 

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    Paperback | December 2014 | ISBN 9781783083473

  4. The Politics of Time and Youth in Brand India
     
    Bargaining with Capital
    Jyotsna Kapur

    A study of the profound preoccupation with time, youth and the relationship between generations in contemporary popular Indian media culture, this book suggests that the politics of time is a manifestation of the radicalised war between labour and capital inherent in India’s shift to neoliberalism since the 1990s.   

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    Paperback | December 2014 | ISBN 9781783083534

  5. Memory Machines
     
    The Evolution of Hypertext
    Belinda Barnet

    This book explores the history of hypertext, an influential concept that forms the underlying structure of the World Wide Web and innumerable software applications.

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    Paperback | December 2014 | ISBN 9781783083442

  6. Knowledge Governance
     
    Reasserting the Public Interest
    Edited by Leonardo Burlamaqui, Ana Célia Castro and Rainer Kattel, with a Foreword by Richard Nelson

    In order to move beyond the international intellectual property rights regime in both theory and practice, this volume offers the novel approach of “knowledge governance” as a way to understand the role of knowledge in growth and development.

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    Paperback | October 2014 | ISBN 9781783083169

  7. The Politics of Time and Youth in Brand India
     
    Bargaining with Capital
    Jyotsna Kapur

    A study of the profound preoccupation with time, youth and the relationship between generations in contemporary popular Indian media culture, this book suggests that the politics of time is a manifestation of the radicalised war between labour and capital inherent in India’s shift to neoliberalism since the 1990s.   

    PRICE:  £60.00  /  $99.00
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    Hardback | October 2013 | ISBN 9780857281098

  8. The Content Machine
     
    Towards a Theory of Publishing from the Printing Press to the Digital Network
    Michael Bhaskar

    ‘The Content Machine’ outlines a theory of publishing that allows publishers to focus on their core competencies in times of crisis. This ground-breaking study, the first of its kind, fuses history, media theory and business experience in a defiant answer to those who contend that publishing has no future in the digital age.

    PRICE:  £13.99  /  $19.95
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    Paperback | October 2013 | ISBN 9780857281111

  9. The Status of the Translation Profession in the European Union
     
    Anthony Pym, François Grin, Claudio Sfreddo and Andy L. J. Chan

    This book examines in detail traditional status signals in the translation profession. It provides case studies of eight European and non-European countries, identifying  a number of policy options and making recommendations on rectifying problem areas. 

    PRICE:  £60.00  /  $99.00
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    Hardback | September 2013 | ISBN 9780857281265

  10. Memory Machines
     
    The Evolution of Hypertext
    Belinda Barnet

    This book explores the history of hypertext, an influential concept that forms the underlying structure of the World Wide Web and innumerable software applications.

    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00
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    Hardback | July 2013 | ISBN 9780857280602

  11. Angus & Robertson and the British Trade in Australian Books, 1930–1970
     
    The Getting of Bookselling Wisdom
    Jason D. Ensor

    This volume details the history of Australia’s oldest and most nationally iconic publishing firm, Angus & Robertson, and its long-term investment in establishing and maintaining a viable commercial arm in London from 1930 to 1970.

    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00
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    Hardback | December 2012 | ISBN 9780857285669

  12. From Happy Homemaker to Desperate Housewives
     
    Motherhood and Popular Television
    Rebecca Feasey

    ‘Motherhood and Popular Television’ is designed to introduce readers to key debates concerning the representations of motherhood and the maternal role in contemporary television programming.

    PRICE:  £24.99  /  $39.00
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    Paperback | November 2012 | ISBN 9780857285614

  13. Knowledge Governance
     
    Reasserting the Public Interest
    Edited by Leonardo Burlamaqui, Ana Célia Castro and Rainer Kattel, with a Foreword by Richard Nelson

    In order to move beyond the international intellectual property rights regime in both theory and practice, this volume offers the novel approach of “knowledge governance” as a way to understand the role of knowledge in growth and development.

    PRICE:  £60.00  /  $99.00
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    Hardback | October 2012 | ISBN 9780857285355

  14. Perceptions of the Press in Nineteenth-Century British Periodicals
     
    A Bibliography
    E. M. Palmegiano

    Perceptions of the Press in Nineteenth-Century British Periodicals
    PRICE:  £80.00  /  $130.00
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    Hardback | February 2012 | ISBN 9780857284396

  15. Photography, Early Cinema and Colonial Modernity
     
    Frank Hurley's Synchronized Lecture Entertainments
    Robert Dixon

    This volume is an account of the stage and screen practice of Australian photographer and film maker Frank Hurley, in the context of early twentieth-century mass media.

    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00
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    Hardback | January 2012 | ISBN 9780857287953

  16. South Asian Media Cultures
     
    Audiences, Representations, Contexts
    Edited by Shakuntala Banaji

    'South Asian Media Cultures' examines a wide range of media cultures and practices from across South Asia, using a common set of historical, political and theoretical engagements.

    PRICE:  £25.00  /  $40.00
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    Paperback | October 2011 | ISBN 9780857284099

  17. Bollywood and Globalization
     
    Indian Popular Cinema, Nation, and Diaspora
    Edited by Rini Bhattacharya Mehta and Rajeshwari V. Pandharipande

    This book is a collection of incisive articles on the interactions between Indian Popular Cinema and the political and cultural ideologies of a new post-Global India.

    PRICE:  £25.00  /  $40.00
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    Paperback | June 2011 | ISBN 9780857287823

  18. A Blogger's Manifesto
     
    Free Speech and Censorship in a Digital World
    Erik Ringmar

    An expansive and captivating interrogation of free speech in the modern world, exploring the limitations of the digital age.

    PRICE:  £8.99  /  $14.99
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    Paperback | October 2007 | ISBN 9781843312888