Advances in Media, Entertainment, and the Arts (AMEA): 29 Volumes

Advances in Media, Entertainment, and the Arts (AMEA): 29 Volumes

Series Editor(s): Giuseppe Amoruso (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
ISSN: 2475-6814|EISSN: 2475-6830
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Institutions: Print
List Price: $6,545.00


Throughout time, technical and artistic cultures have integrated creative expression and innovation into industrial and craft processes. Art, entertainment and the media have provided means for societal self-expression and for economic and technical growth through creative processes.

The Advances in Media, Entertainment, and the Arts (AMEA) book series aims to explore current academic research in the field of artistic and design methodologies, applied arts, music, film, television, and news industries, as well as popular culture. Encompassing titles which focus on the latest research surrounding different design areas, services and strategies for communication and social innovation, cultural heritage, digital and print media, journalism, data visualization, gaming, design representation, television and film, as well as both the fine applied and performing arts, the AMEA book series is ideally suited for researchers, students, cultural theorists, and media professionals.

Topics Covered

  • Applied Arts
  • Arts & Design
  • Blogging & Journalism
  • Color Studies
  • Communication Design
  • Computer aided design and 3D Modelling
  • Cross-Media Studies
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Data visualization
  • Design of Interiors
  • Design Tools
  • Digital Heritage
  • Digital Media
  • Drawing
  • Environmental Design
  • Fabrication and prototyping
  • Film & Television
  • Fine Arts
  • Gaming
  • Geometry & Design
  • Humanities Design
  • Music & Performing Arts
  • New Media Art
  • Popular Culture
  • Print Media
  • Products, Strategies and Services
  • Sports & Entertainment
  • Traditional Arts
  • Visual Computing

Titles in Series

Handbook of Research on Consumption, Media, and Popular Culture in the Global Age
Ozlen Ozgen (Atılım University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2019. 550 pages.
The mass production and diversification of media have accelerated the development of popular culture. This has started a new trend in consumerism of desiring new con...
Understanding Rivalry and Its Influence on Sports Fans
Cody T. Havard (The University of Memphis, USA)
Copyright © 2019. 250 pages.
While rivalries are a key aspect of the sports world, they are not well understood. It is essential to study how rivalries influence fan behavior in order to predict...
Handbook of Research on Transmedia Storytelling and Narrative Strategies
Recep Yılmaz (Ondokuz Mayıs University, Turkey), M. Nur Erdem (Ondokuz Mayıs University, Turkey), Filiz Resuloğlu (Kocaeli University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2019. 599 pages.
Transmedia storytelling is defined as a process where integral elements of fiction get dispersed systematically across multiple delivery channels to create a unified...
Enhancing Art, Culture, and Design With Technological Integration
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Copyright © 2018. 301 pages.
As technology becomes an important part of human-computer interaction, improving the various conceptual models and understanding of technological interfaces in desig...
Handbook of Research on Form and Morphogenesis in Modern Architectural Contexts
Domenico D'Uva (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
Copyright © 2018. 493 pages.
As architectural designs continue to push boundaries, there is more exploration into the bound shape of architecture within the limits of spaces made for human usabi...
Promoting Global Competencies Through Media Literacy
Melda N. Yildiz (New York Institute of Technology, USA), Steven S. Funk (Montana State University – Billings, USA), Belinha S. De Abreu (National Telemedia Council, USA)
Copyright © 2018. 300 pages.
It is imperative that the 21st century population develops media literacy competence at several levels. Schools possess a crucial role in achieving these competencie...
Selfies as a Mode of Social Media and Work Space Research
Shalin Hai-Jew (Kansas State University, USA)
Copyright © 2018. 327 pages.
The Western cultural trend of self-representation is transcending borders as it permeates the online world. A prime example of this trend is selfies, and how they ha...
Exploring Journalism Practice and Perception in Developing Countries
Abiodun Salawu (North-West University, South Africa), Toyosi Olugbenga Samson Owolabi (Lagos State University, Nigeria)
Copyright © 2018. 339 pages.
Media outlets play a pivotal role in fostering the positive and beneficial development of countries in modern society. By properly informing citizens of critical nat...
Digital Innovations in Architectural Heritage Conservation: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Stefano Brusaporci (University of L’Aquila, Italy)
Copyright © 2017. 152 pages.
The concept of conserving heritage for future generations is not a new idea. However, with recent digital advances, this task can be done much more efficiently and c...
Music as a Platform for Political Communication
Uche T. Onyebadi (Texas Christian University, USA)
Copyright © 2017. 309 pages.
Artistic expression is a longstanding aspect of mankind and our society. While art can simply be appreciated for aesthetic artistic value, it can be utilized for oth...
Media Law, Ethics, and Policy in the Digital Age
Nhamo A. Mhiripiri (Midlands State University, Zimbabwe & St. Augustine University, Tanzania), Tendai Chari (University of Venda, South Africa)
Copyright © 2017. 330 pages.
The growing presence of digital technologies has caused significant changes in the protection of digital rights. With the ubiquity of these modern technologies, ther...
Handbook of Research on the Facilitation of Civic Engagement through Community Art
Leigh Nanney Hersey (University of Louisiana Monroe, USA), Bryna Bobick (University of Memphis, USA)
Copyright © 2017. 672 pages.
Outreach and engagement initiatives are crucial in promoting community development. This can be achieved through a number of methods, including avenues in the fine a...
Convergence of Contemporary Art, Visual Culture, and Global Civic Engagement
Ryan Shin (University of Arizona, USA)
Copyright © 2017. 390 pages.
Art is a multi-faceted part of human society, and often is used for more than purely aesthetic purposes. When used as a narrative on modern society, art can actively...
Cultural Influences on Architecture
Gülşah Koç (Yıldız Technical University, Turkey), Marie-Therese Claes (Louvain School of Management, Belgium), Bryan Christiansen (PryMarke, LLC, USA)
Copyright © 2017. 352 pages.
A society’s culture is a contributing factor to the structure and design of its architecture. As contemporary globalism brings about the evolution of the world, arch...
Design Innovations for Contemporary Interiors and Civic Art
Luciano Crespi (Politecnico di Milano, Scuola del Design, Italy)
Copyright © 2017. 427 pages.
In some post-industrial areas, re-designing structural interiors in an attractive way is becoming increasingly important to community members, as it helps promote lo...
Applying the Actor-Network Theory in Media Studies
Markus Spöhrer (University of Konstanz, Germany), Beate Ochsner (University of Konstanz, Germany)
Copyright © 2017. 315 pages.
Actor-Network Theory (ANT), originally a social theory, seeks to organize objects and non-human entities into social networks. Its most innovative claim approaches t...
Projective Processes and Neuroscience in Art and Design
Rachel Zuanon (Anhembi Morumbi University, Brazil)
Copyright © 2017. 290 pages.
Recent advances in neuroscience suggest that the human brain is particularly well-suited to design things: concepts, tools, languages and places. Current research ev...
Exploring the Benefits of Creativity in Education, Media, and the Arts
Nava R. Silton (Marymount Manhattan College, USA)
Copyright © 2017. 458 pages.
The use of imagination can lead to greater outcomes in problem solving, innovation, and critical thinking. By providing access to creative outlets, productivity incr...
Handbook of Research on Visual Computing and Emerging Geometrical Design Tools
Giuseppe Amoruso (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
Copyright © 2016. 924 pages.
Visual computing and descriptive geometry are multidisciplinary fields addressing the handling of images, 3D models, and other computer graphics. These ideas are exp...
Creative Technologies for Multidisciplinary Applications
Andy M. Connor (Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand), Stefan Marks (Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand)
Copyright © 2016. 467 pages.
Given that institutions of higher education have a predisposition to compartmentalize and delineate areas of study, creative technology may seem oxymoronic. On the c...
Global Perspectives on Media Events in Contemporary Society
Andrew Fox (University of Huddersfield, UK)
Copyright © 2016. 306 pages.
Media events have been described as broadcasts that involve an engaged audience viewing the same event simultaneously; though this definition is still relevant, the...
Political Influence of the Media in Developing Countries
Lynete Lusike Mukhongo (Moi University, Kenya), Juliet Wambui Macharia (Moi University, Kenya)
Copyright © 2016. 303 pages.
The media plays an intricate role in the political economy of developing nations as it conveys the social issues and impacts of a government’s legislation and policy...
Impact of Communication and the Media on Ethnic Conflict
Steven Gibson (Northcentral University, USA), Agnes Lucy Lando (Daystar University, Kenya)
Copyright © 2016. 344 pages.
Throughout the world, cultural and racial clashes remain a major hurdle to development and progress. Though some areas are experiencing successful intercultural comm...
Handbook of Research on Media Literacy in the Digital Age
Melda N. Yildiz (Walden University, USA & Unite to Educate, USA), Jared Keengwe (University of North Dakota, USA)
Copyright © 2016. 532 pages.
With the current ubiquity of technological tools and digital media, having the skillset necessary to use and understand digital media is essential. Integrating media...
Analyzing Art, Culture, and Design in the Digital Age
Gianluca Mura (Politecnico di Milano University, Italy)
Copyright © 2015. 329 pages.
Technological advancements have influenced many fields of study, and the visual arts are no exception. With the development of new creative software and computer pro...
Handbook of Research on the Societal Impact of Digital Media
Barbara Guzzetti (Arizona State University, USA), Mellinee Lesley (Texas Tech University, USA)
Copyright © 2016. 789 pages.
The evolution of digital media has enhanced global perspectives in all facets of communication, greatly increasing the range, scope, and accessibility of shared info...
Contemporary Research Methods and Data Analytics in the News Industry
William J. Gibbs (Duquesne University, USA), Joseph McKendrick (Independent Analyst and Columnist, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 302 pages.
The advent of digital technologies has changed the news and publishing industries drastically. While shrinking newsrooms may be a concern for many, journalists and p...
Handbook of Research on Digital Media and Creative Technologies
Dew Harrison (University of Wolverhampton, UK)
Copyright © 2015. 516 pages.
Emerging technologies enable a wide variety of creative expression, from music and video to innovations in visual art. These aesthetics, when properly explored, can...
Handbook of Research on the Impact of Culture and Society on the Entertainment Industry
R. Gulay Ozturk (İstanbul Commerce University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2014. 737 pages.
In the age of ubiquitous media and globalization, the entertainment industry has changed dramatically to accommodate a more comprehensive and diverse audience. As su...

Editor(s) Biography

Giuseppe Amoruso is a Professor of Drawing Studio and Methodology & Media for Design at Politecnico di Milano, School of Design. His primary research interests are in drawing, design for cultural heritage, documentation of architecture and conservation areas (in which he obtained his PhD), digital design media and applied arts. He is a researcher and practitioner with a MSc in Architectural Engineering. He has served as an Invited reviewer and Guest Editor for several journals, including the DPArquitectura magazine and the Journal of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering (David Publishing, USA). He is member of the International College of Traditional Practictioner (International Network for Traditional Building Architecture & Urbanism London – Patron HRH The Prince of Wales) and Chair of the INTBAU ITALIA charity, where he developed several international academic programs. He has published 8 books, and over 80 journal and conference papers.

Editorial Advisory Board

Giuseppe Amoruso, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Editorial Advisory Board
Alberto Sdegno, Università di Trieste, Italy
Cornelie Leopold, Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany
Francesca Fatta, Università Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Italy
Frida Pashako, Epoka University, Albania
Giovanna Spadafora, Università di Roma Tre, Italy
Giuseppe Fallacara, Politecnico di Bari, Italy
Joao Pedro Xavier, FAUP Porto, Portugal
Joaquin Angel Martinez Moya, Universitat Jaume I, Spain
Josè Pinto Duarte, Pennsylvania State University, United States
Leonardo Paris, Università di Roma “La Sapienza”, Italy
Marco Canciani, Università di Roma Tre, Italy
Marco Gaiani, Università di Bologna, Italy
Mario Bisson, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Mauro Chiarella, Universidad Nacional de Santa Fe, Argentina
Michela Cigola, Università di Cassino, Italy
Michela Rossi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Ozgur Dincyurek, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus
Paolo Ciuccarelli, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Pedro Manuel Cabezos Bernal, Universitat Politècnica de Valencia, Spain
Richard Economakis, University of Notre Dame, United States
Rossella Salerno, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Ruth Equipaje, University of Santo Tomas (UST), Philippines
Salvatore Barba, Università di Salerno, Italy
Sergio Porta, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom
Stefano Brusaporci, Università dell’Aquila, Italy
Tomasz Jelenski, Cracow University of Technology, Poland