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The Routledge Handbook of Magazine Research

The Future of the Magazine Form

Edited by: David Abrahamson , Marcia R. Prior-Miller , Bill Emmott

Print publication date:  June  2015
Online publication date:  June  2015

Print ISBN: 9781138854161
eBook ISBN: 9781315722283
Adobe ISBN: 9781317524533

10.4324/9781315722283
 Cite  Marc Record

Book description

Scholarly engagement with the magazine form has, in the last two decades, produced a substantial amount of valuable research. Authored by leading academic authorities in the study of magazines, the chapters in The Routledge Handbook of Magazine Research not only create an architecture to organize and archive the developing field of magazine research, but also suggest new avenues of future investigation. Each of 33 chapters surveys the last 20 years of scholarship in its subject area, identifying the major research themes, theoretical developments and interpretive breakthroughs. Exploration of the digital challenges and opportunities which currently face the magazine world are woven throughout, offering readers a deeper understanding of the magazine form, as well as of the sociocultural realities it both mirrors and influences.

The book includes six sections:

-Methodologies and structures presents theories and models for magazine research in an evolving, global context.

-Magazine publishing: the people and the work introduces the roles and practices of those involved in the editorial and business sides of magazine publishing.

-Magazines as textual communication surveys the field of contemporary magazines across a range of theoretical perspectives, subjects, genre and format questions.

-Magazines as visual communication explores cover design, photography, illustrations and interactivity.

-Pedagogical and curricular perspectives offers insights on undergraduate and graduate teaching topics in magazine research.

-The future of the magazine form speculates on the changing nature of magazine research via its environmental effects, audience, and transforming platforms.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction Scholarly Engagement with the Magazine Form Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Theory and Methods of Analysis Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Magazine Typology Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Methodological Studies Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Magazines as Historical Study Subjects Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Source and Citation Analysis Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Business-to-Business Media Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Organizational Magazines Download PDF
Chapter  9:  International Magazine Publishing Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Autobiography and Biography Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Editorial Roles and Practices Download PDF
Chapter  12:  The Business of Magazines Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Magazine Management Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Gender, Race and Ethnicity Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Covering Public Affairs Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Business Journalism in Magazines Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Societal Considerations Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Creating Consumer Lifestyles Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Magazines and Popular Culture Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Religious Magazines Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Covering Science and Technology Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Magazines and the Visual Arts Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Literary Journalism Download PDF
Chapter  24:  The Magazine Cover Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Magazine Design Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Photography and Illustration Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Infographics and Interactivity Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Magazine Journalism Education Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Teaching Magazine Writing Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Teaching Magazine Editing Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Teaching Magazine Research Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Magazines and Sustainability Download PDF
Chapter  33:  The Changing Magazine Audience Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Digital Transformation, Print Continuity Download PDF
Bibliography Download PDF
List_of_Contributors Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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