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Playing the ring: Intermediality and ludic narratives in the Lord of the Rings games (2006)
Book Chapter
Kennedy, H. W., & Dovey, J. (2006). Playing the ring: Intermediality and ludic narratives in the Lord of the Rings games. In E. Mathijs (Ed.), Lord of the Rings: Popular Culture in Global Context, 254-269. Wallflower Press

This chapter, fully collaborative from inception to completion, was conceived as way of interrogating the critical aporia in current game studies around understanding gameplay pleasures and engagements. This was the first piece of published research... Read More about Playing the ring: Intermediality and ludic narratives in the Lord of the Rings games.

White picket fences, domestic containment and female subjectivity: the quest for romantic love (2006)
Book Chapter
Wilson, S. (2006). White picket fences, domestic containment and female subjectivity: the quest for romantic love. In J. McCabe, & K. Akass (Eds.), Reading Desperate Housewives, 144-155. I.B. Tauris

The chapter explores the representation of feminine desire for romantic love in the TV drama Desperate Housewives. It argues that the show recalls and articulates a pre-feminist sensibility.

Young people's needs and the negotiation of community media working mainstream services (2006)
Presentation / Conference
Sobers, S., Thomas, H., Reid, M., Saunders, J., Mason, S., Froome, K., & Froome, D. (2006, July). Young people's needs and the negotiation of community media working mainstream services. Presented at Diverse

How young people have worked with community media projects to negotiate their life needs, working with formal and informal services.

Re-Representing rural racism through the use of Community Media (2006)
Presentation / Conference
Sobers, S. (2006, July). Re-Representing rural racism through the use of Community Media. Paper presented at DIVERSE Conference

Discussing how critical pedagogy approaches to participatory media production can enable young people co-producing the media address and negotiate complex aspects of their identities, in this instance, identities of race and culture. This paper was... Read More about Re-Representing rural racism through the use of Community Media.

Democracy and online news: Indymedia and the limits of participatory media (2006)
Journal Article
Salter, L. (2006). Democracy and online news: Indymedia and the limits of participatory media

This paper drew on practical experience of participating in 'Indymedia', a 'radical media' project to facilitate 'independent' online 'citizen journalism', and a conference paper delivered to the First European Communication Conference: 50 Years of C... Read More about Democracy and online news: Indymedia and the limits of participatory media.

Just gaming? Seth Giddings and Helen Kennedy on studying games (2006)
Journal Article
Kennedy, H. W., & Giddings, S. (2006). Just gaming? Seth Giddings and Helen Kennedy on studying games

The academic study of computer and video games is a rapidly growing multinational and multidisciplinary field. The first UK international conference on computer games in 2001, a UWE event organised by Helen Kennedy and Jon Dovey at the Watershed Medi... Read More about Just gaming? Seth Giddings and Helen Kennedy on studying games.

Digital games as new media (2006)
Book Chapter
Giddings, S., & Kennedy, H. W. (2006). Digital games as new media. In J. Rutter, & J. Bryce (Eds.), Understanding Digital GamesSage

Exiled journalists in Europe (2006)
Other
Jempson, M., Cookson, R., & Maisokwadzo, F. (2006). Exiled journalists in Europe

This research was designed to provide a picture of the support available for journalists living in exile in Europe. It examines the help and opportunities on offer in eleven countries: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Ital... Read More about Exiled journalists in Europe.

New media (2006)
Book Chapter
Henning, M. (2006). New media. In S. MacDonald (Ed.), A Companion to Museum Studies, 302 - 318. Blackwell Publishers

Henning was invited to contribute this chapter on the strength of her AHRC application for Museums, Media and Cultural Theory, for which Sharon Macdonald was a reviewer. The essay develops ideas and areas of research touched on briefly in the book. I... Read More about New media.

Re-Representing rural racism through the use of community media (2006)
Presentation / Conference
Sobers, S. (2006, January). Re-Representing rural racism through the use of community media. Paper presented at Politics, Race & Ethnicity Conference

Discussing how critical pedagogy approaches to participatory media production can enable young people co-producing the media address and negotiate complex aspects of their identities, in this instance, identities of race and culture. This paper was... Read More about Re-Representing rural racism through the use of community media.

Museums, media and cultural theory (2006)
Book
Henning, M. (2006). Museums, media and cultural theory. Open University Press

This monograph built on research funded by the British Academy (2000), and conference papers given in Sheffield (Millennial Animals 2000) and at the American Comparative Literature Association in Boulder, Colorado, in 2001. The final research and wri... Read More about Museums, media and cultural theory.