Publications

  • Selected publications

    I have authored 3 books and more than 30 book chapters and journal articles. For a full list of publications, please see my CV. The listings below have been selected to show the range of my research interests.

    A1 Books

    Ruddock, A. (Contracted). Exploring Media Research. London: Sage.

    Ruddock, A. (2013) Youth and Media. London: Sage

    Ruddock, A.  (2007) Investigating Audiences.  London: Sage.

    Ruddock, A.  (2001). Understanding Audiences: Theories and Methods.  London: Sage

    B1 Book Chapter

    Ruddock, A. (Forthcoming).  Viral marketing and user generated content. In A. Lyons, T. McCreanor, I. Goodwin, & H. M. Barnes (Eds.), Youth drinking cultures in a digital world: Alcohol, social media and cultures of intoxication London: Routledge.

    Ruddock, A. (Forthcoming).  Trangression: What do elite footballers represent? In K. Dixon and E. Cashmore (eds.) Studying Football. Routledge.

    Ruddock, A. (2015) Cultural industries: a cultivation perspective. In J. O’Connor and K Oakley (eds.) Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries. London: Routledge: 522-534.

    Ruddock, A. (2015) Reconciling subculture and effects studies: what do students in Australia want to know about media culture? In S. Baker and B. Robards (eds.) Ashgate.

    Ruddock, A. (2015). Pornography and effects studies: what does the research actually say?In L. Comella and S. Tarrant (eds.) New Views on Pornography: Sexuality, Politics, and the Law. New York: Praeger.297-318.

    Ruddock, A. (2013).   “Born on Swan Street, Next to the Yarra”: Social Media and Inventing Commitment. In B. Hutchins and D. Rowe (eds.) Digital Media Sport: Technology and Power in the Network Society. New York: Routledge: 153-165

    Ruddock, A. (2012) School Shootings and Cultivation Analysis: understanding the media framing of male power. In G. Muschert and J. Sumialla (eds.) School Shootings: Mediatized Violence in a Global Age. Chicago: Emerald Publishing.

    Ruddock, A. (2012) Cultivated performances: What Cultivation Analysis says about media and binge drinking. In H. Bilandzic & G. Patriarche (eds.) The ‘Social’ Media User – European Perspectives on Cultural and Social Scientific Audience Research. Chicago: Intellect Press: 53-68

    Ruddock, A. (2012)  Cultivation Analysis and Ritual Theory. In James Shanahan, Michael Morgan and Nancy Signorelli (eds.) Living with Television Now: Advances in Cultivation Theory and Research. New York: Peter Lang: 366-385

    Ruddock, A. (2011) Cultivation Analysis. In V. Nightingale (ed.) Handbook of Media Audiences. Oxford: Blackwell: 340-359

    Ruddock, A. (2010). “I’d rather be a cat than a poodle”: What do celebrity politicians tell us about political communication? In L. Baruh & Ji Hoon (eds.), Reel Politics. Reality Television as a Platform for Political Discourse Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing: 74-94

    Ruddock, A. (2009). What’s wrong with national identity? A view from youth media studies. In X. Zhou (Ed.), National Image: Asian Communication and Media Studies. (pp. 216-226). Beijing: CUC Press.

    Ruddock, A. (2009). It’s the stories you tell: alcohol, violence & celebrity in Liverpool. In P. Twohig & V. Kalitzkus (Eds.), The Tapestry of Health, Illness and Disease. (pp. 137-162). Amsterdam: Rudopi.

    Ruddock, A. D. (2002). Uses and gratifications research. In T Miller (Ed.), Television Studies. United Kingdom: British Film Institute.

    C1 Journal Article

    Ruddock, A., Hutchins, B., & Rowe, D. (2010). Contradictions in media sport culture: the reinscription of football supporter traditions through online media. European Journal of Cultural Studies, 13(3), 17.

    Rowe, D., Ruddock, A., & Hutchins, B. (2010). Cultures of complaint. Online fan message boards and networked digital media sport communities. Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technology, 16(3), 18.

    Hutchins, B., Rowe, D. C., & Ruddock, A. D. (2009). “It’s fantasy football made real”: networked media sport, the internet, and the Hybrid reality of MyFootballClub. Sociology Of Sport Journal, 26(1), 18.

    Ruddock, A. D. (2008). Media studies on fire: audiences, reception, and the experience of antisocial behaviour. Popular Communication, 6(4), 14.

    Ruddock, A. D. (2008). Media Studies 2.0? Binge drinking and why audiences still matter.Sociology Compass, 2(1), 15.

    Ruddock, A. D. (2007). Get a Real Job: Authenticity on the Performance, Reception and Study of Celebrity. Participations: International Journal of Audience and Reception Studies, 4(1), 8.

    Ruddock, A. D. (2006). Invisible centers: Boris Johnson, authenticity, cultural citizenship and a centrifugal model of media power. Social Semiotics, 16(2), 20.

    Ruddock, A. D. (2005). Let’s kick racism out of football – And the lefties too! Responses to Lee Bowyer on a West Ham web site. Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 29(4), 17.

    D2 Reviews

    Ruddock, A. (2012). Review of Alcohol Advertising and Young People’s Drinking. Barry Gunter, Anders Hansen & Maria Touri. Social History of Alcohol and Drugs.

    Ruddock, A. (2011) Review of Sport, Beer and Gender By Lawrence Wenner & Steven Jackson (Eds.). Social History and Alcohol and Drugs

    Ruddock, A. (2010). Review of Media Effects: Advances in Theory and Research by Jennings Bryant and Mary Beth Oliver (Eds.). European Journal of Communication, 25 (2). 195-8

    Ruddock, A. (2008). Review of Empowerment Through Media Education: An Intercultural Dialogue by Ulla Carlsson et. al (Eds.) Global Media Journal (Mediterranean Edition, 3 (2). 37-8.

    Ruddock. A. (2008). Review of Creative Explorations: New Approaches to identities and audiences by David Gauntlett. Media International Australia inc. Culture & Policy,127.

    Ruddock, A. (2008). Review of Regulation, Awareness, Empowerment: Young People and Harmful Media Content in the Digital Age by Ulla Carlsson (ed.). Global Media Journal (Mediterranean Edition), 3 (1): 60-1

    Ruddock, A.  (1998). Review of Audiences: A Sociological Theory of Performance and Imagination By Nicholas Abercrombie and Brian Longhurst. Journal of Communication, 48 (4).

    E1 Refereed Conference Papers

    Ruddock, A. (2012). “Busy Doing Nothing: Youth, “Produsage,” and the Media Framing of Antisocial Behavior.” In 62nd Annual Conference of the International Communication Association. Phoenix, AZ, 2012.

    E2 Conference Proceedings

    Ruddock, A. (2009).  We’re glad it’s all over: binge drinking cultures. In E. Tarasti (ed.)  Communication Misunderstanding: Proceedings of the 9th World Congress of the International Association for Semiotic Studies. Imatra, Finland: International Semiotics Institute: 1561-1568.

    N1 Commentary Pieces (800-2000 word news analysis pieces).

    Ruddock, A. (2013). Will history remember the ‘Ding-Dong!’ over Margaret Thatcher? The Conversation. Retrieved from https://theconversation.com/will-history-remember-the-ding-dong-over-margaret-thatcher-13473

    Ruddock, A. (2013). Soccer and homophobia: why even homophobes are sick of it. The Conversation, (April 6). Retrieved from https://theconversation.com/soccer-and-homophobia-why-even-homophobes-are-sick-of-it-13242

    Ruddock, A. (2013). Fascism and racism: does it really matter what Sunderland’s Paolo Di Canio thinks. The Conversation, (April 3). Retrieved from https://theconversation.com/fascism-and-racism-does-it-really-matter-what-sunderlands-paolo-di-canio-thinks-13176

    Ruddock, A. (2013). Violent videogames should worry us (but shouldn’t be banned). The Conversation, (January 9). Retrieved from https://theconversation.com/violent-videogames-should-worry-us-but-shouldnt-be-banned-11490

    Ruddock, A. (2013). Brutal Bond restarts debate. Sydney Morning Herald, (January 4 2013). Retrieved from http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/brutal-bond-restarts-debate-20130103-2c6zv.html

    Ruddock, A. (2012). From copy cats to child witnesses – the ethics of reporting school shootings. The Conversation, (December 18). Retrieved from https://theconversation.com/from-copy-cats-to-child-witnesses-the-ethics-of-reporting-school-shootings-11405

    Ruddock, A. (2012). Jacintha Saldanha is the latest victim of a media saturated world. The Conversation, (December 10). Retrieved from https://theconversation.com/jacintha-saldanha-is-the-latest-victim-of-a-media-saturated-world-11247

    Ruddock, A. (2012). Shock jocks unite – when commercial interests overcome public good. The Conversation. Retrieved from theconversation.edu.au website: https://theconversation.edu.au/shock-jocks-unite-when-commercial-interests-overcome-public-good-10052

    Ruddock, A. (2012). ‘Four more years’: that Obama tweet and the politics of intimacy. The Conversation. Retrieved from theconversation.edu.au website: https://theconversation.edu.au/four-more-years-that-obama-tweet-and-the-politics-of-intimacy-10606

    Ruddock, A. (2012). Cruel summer: how Hillsborough brought Britain down to earth. The Conversation. Retrieved from theconversation.edu.au website: https://theconversation.edu.au/cruel-summer-how-hillsborough-brought-britain-down-to-earth-9583

    Ruddock, A. (2012). ‘Be Surprised’ … why Big Brother won’t go away. The Conversation. Retrieved from theconversation.edu.au website: https://theconversation.edu.au/be-surprised-why-big-brother-wont-go-away-8786

    Ruddock, A. (2012). The Aurora shootings: blockbuster movies can bring out our best. The Conversation. Retrieved from theconversation.edu.au website: https://theconversation.edu.au/the-aurora-shootings-blockbuster-movies-can-bring-out-our-best-8416

    Ruddock, A. (2012). Twitter, John Terry and the Sunshine Tigers: how racism dogs the world game. The Conversation. Retrieved from theconversation.edu.au website: https://theconversation.edu.au/twitter-john-terry-and-the-sunshine-tigers-how-racism-dogs-the-world-game-8263

    Ruddock, A. (2012). It’s the economy, stupid. On Line Opinion: Australia’s e-journal of social and political debate. Retrieved from onlineopinion.com.au website: http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=14263

    Ruddock, A. (2012). Sexpo: it really isn’t about sex. On Line Opinion: Australia’s e-journal of social and political debate, (December 3). Retrieved from http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=14423

    Ruddock, A. (2012). New media? Why social media is just like television. On Line Opinion: Australia’s e-journal of social and political debate, (December 21). Retrieved from http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=14496

     

  • Selected publications I have authored 3 books and more than 30 book chapters and journal articles. For a full list of publications, please see my CV. The listings below have been selected to show the range of my research interests. A1 Books Ruddock, A. (Contracted). Exploring Media Research. London: Sage. Ruddock, A. (2013) Youth and Media. London: Sage Ruddock, A.  (2007) Investigating Audiences.  ... Read more