Volume 4, Issue 2

November 2007


Barker, Martin (Editor). Editorial Introduction


Briggs, Matt. Meaning, Play and Experience: Audience Activity and the ‘Ontological Bias’ in Children’s Media Research

Huffer, Ian. ‘I wanted to be Rocky, but I also wanted to be his wife!’: Heterosexuality and the (Re)construction of Gender in Female Film Audiences’ Consumption of Sylvester Stallone

Lay, Samantha. Audiences Across the Divide: Game to Film Adaptation and the Case of Resident Evil


Nick Couldry, Sonia Livingstone and Tim Markham. Media Consumption and Public Engagement: Beyond the Presumption of Attention. London: Palgrave MacMillan (2007). ISBN 978-4039-8534-7 (hbk), pp. xiv + 247

Götz, Maya, Dafna Lemish, Amy Aidman & Jyesung Moon. Children and their Make-Believe Worlds of Fantasy: When Harry Potter Meets Pokémon in Disneyland. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum (2005). ISBN: 0-8058-5192-5 (pbk) pp. 229

Mikkelsen, Nina. Powerful Magic: Learning from Children’s Responses to Fantasy Literature. New York: Teachers College Press, 2005. ISBN: 0-8077-4595-2 (pbk) pp. 193

Jenkins, H. Fans, Bloggers and Gamers: Essays on Participatory Culture. New York & London: New York University Press (2006). ISBN 0-8147-4285-8 (pbk), pp. 279

Sharpley-Whiting, T. Denean. Pimps Up, Ho’s Down: Hip Hop’s Hold on Young Black Women. New York & London: New York University Press (2007). ISBN 978-0-8147-4014-9 (pbk), pp. xviii + 187