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Geomedia Studies : Spaces and Mobilities in Mediatized Worlds (Hardcover)

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This book introduces and develops the concept of geomedia studies as the name of a particular subfield of communication geography. Despite the accelerating societal relevance of ‘geomedia’ technologies for the production of various spaces, mobilities, and power-relations, and the unquestionable emergence of a vibrant research field that deals with questions pertaining to such topics, the term geomedia studies remains surprisingly unestablished. By addressing imperative questions about the implications of geomedia technologies for organizations, social groups and individuals (e.g. businesses profiting from geo-surveillance, refugees or migrants moving across national borders, or artists claiming their rights to public space) the book also aims to contribute to ongoing academic and societal debates in our increasingly mediatized world.

Number of Pages: 277
Genre: Social Science, Language + Art + Disciplines
Series Title: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: October 31, 2017
TCIN: 53123735
UPC: 9781138221529
Item Number (DPCI): 248-55-2637
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