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The e-book publishing trade goes by a interval of profound and turbulent change led to partly by the digital revolution. What’s the position of the e-book in an age preoccupied with computer systems and the web? How has the e-book publishing trade been reworked by the financial and technological upheavals of current years, and the way is it prone to change sooner or later? That is the primary main examine of the e-book publishing trade in Britain and america for greater than 20 years. Thompson focuses on educational and better schooling publishing and analyses the evolution of those sectors from 1980 to the current. He exhibits that every sector is characterised by its personal distinctive ?logic? or dynamic of change, and that by reconstructing this logic we are able to perceive the issues, challenges and alternatives confronted by publishing corporations at the moment. He additionally exhibits that the digital revolution has had, and continues to have, a profound influence on the e-book publishing enterprise, though the true influence of this revolution has little to do with the e book situations imagined by many commentators. Books within the Digital Age will develop into a regular work on the publishing trade at first of the 21st century. Will probably be of nice curiosity to college students taking programs within the sociology of tradition, media and cultural research, and publishing. It can even be of nice worth to professionals within the publishing trade, educators and coverage makers, and to anybody excited about books and their future.

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Writer Polity Press
ISBN-10 0745634788
ISBN-13 9780745634784
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Publication Yr 2005
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Dewey Version 22
Desk of Content material Listing of figures and tables. Preface. Introduction. Half I The Publishing Enterprise Publishing as an financial and cultural follow. The social construction of publishing fields. The publishing subject since 1980. Half II The Subject of Educational Publishing. Educational publishing below stress. Educational publishing in transition (1): altering organizational cultures. Educational publishing in transition (2): listing diversification and subject migration. Educational publishing on the crossroads. Half III The Subject of Larger Training Publishing. Larger schooling publishing within the US (1): the formation of the sphere. Larger schooling publishing within the US (2): the differentiation of the sphere. Larger schooling publishing within the UK. Globalization and localization within the UK subject of upper schooling publishing. Half IV The Digital Revolution. The digital revolution and the publishing world. Educational publishing and the digital revolution. Larger schooling publishing and the digital revolution. The hidden revolution: reinventing the life cycle of the e-book. Conclusion. Appendix on analysis strategies. Bibliography. Index., Preface Introduction Half I: The Publishing Enterprise 1 Publishing as an financial and cultural follow The publishing agency The publishing cycle The publishing chain The economics of publishing 2 The social construction of publishing fields The publishing subject and types of capital The differentiation of the publishing subject The linguistic and spatial properties of publishing fields Publishing and adjoining social fields three The publishing subject since 1980 The expansion of title output Focus and company energy The transformation of the retail sector The globalization of markets and publishing corporations The influence of recent applied sciences Half II: The Subject of Educational Publishing four Educational publishing below stress The sector of educational publishing The decline of the scholarly monograph The differentiated sample of monograph gross sales The altering construction of the library market Institutional pressures on college presses 5 Educational publishing in transition (1): Altering organizational cultures Discount of prices Improve of costs Altering publishing methods Better selectivity in title acquisition and list-building Progress of market issues Altering organizational cultures 6 Educational publishing in transition (2): Listing diversification and subject migration The pursuit of diversification The pull of textbook publishing The lure of the commerce The sights of the area Exiting the sphere Sequestering the monograph Some penalties of subject migration 7 Educational publishing on the crossroads The transformation of the sphere Unsure occasions Conflicting logics Educational publishing in face of an unsure future Half III: The Subject of Larger Training Publishing eight Larger schooling publishing within the USA (1): The formation of the sphere The sector of upper schooling publishing The rise of the textbook conglomerates The package deal wars The expansion of the used e-book market Some penalties The issue of sell-through breakdown 9 Larger schooling publishing within the USA (2): The differentiation of the sphere Differentiated markets for textbooks The BYTES examine College presses within the subject of upper schooling publishing The coursepack enterprise The way forward for increased schooling publishing within the US 10 Larger schooling publishing within the UK Variations between the fields of upper schooling publishing within the US and the UK The altering construction of the sphere of upper schooling publishing within the UK Intensifying competitors on the decrease ranges of the curriculum The reorientation of UK publishers to worldwide markets The influence of the RAE on increased schooling publishing 11 Globalization and localization within the UK subject of upper schooling publishing The rise of globalizing corporations in increased schooling publishing Three phases of world enlargement The aggressive benefits of the worldwide gamers The significance of native information The way forward for increased schooling publishing within the UK Half IV: The Digital Revolution 12 The digital revolution and the publishing world The influence of digitization on publishing Applied sciences, markets and added worth Applied sciences and types of content material Applied sciences and sorts of publishing 13 Educational publishing and the digital revolution Educational books as digital content material The digital library mannequin The digital warehouse mannequin The scholarly corpus mannequin The scholarly neighborhood mannequin Classes, issues and prospects 14 Larger schooling publishing and the digital revolution Textbooks, companion web sites and e-supplements: the evolution of the package deal The rise of the custom-made textbook enterprise B2B partnerships with HEIs The event of pedagogically oriented databases Classes, issues and prospects 15 The hidden revolution: Reinventing the life cycle of the e-book The rise of the digital workflow The administration of digital property Digital printing and print on demand Reinventing the life cycle of the e-book Conclusion Appendix on Analysis Strategies Bibliography
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Dewey Decimal 070.5730941
Copyright Date 2005
Writer John B. Thompson
Variety of Pages 480 Pages
Lc Classification Quantity Z278
Publication Date 2005-03-25
Evaluations “As compelling as it’s thorough … an interesting examine of the up to date educational publishing world within the UK and US.” Occasions Larger Training Complement “More likely to develop into the usual work within the subject.” British Journal of Instructional Research “That is undoubtedly one of the best e-book I’ve examine publishing … It’s the solely e-book about publishing I’ve ever learn the place each assertion rings true.” Discovered Publishing “Faultless, fascinating … a mustread.” Logos “A firstrate piece of scholarship.” Educational Issues “A very landmark examine.” Journal of Scholarly Publishing “[Those] working inside educational/increased schooling publishing and librarianship have a lot to achieve from this tit≀ it’s a beneficial useful resource that explores how textbook publishing programmes within the UK and US within the early phases of the brand new millennium have advanced from the 1980s trade panorama. It additionally offers a chance to be taught immediately from senior executives inside the educational publishing area, who converse frankly, on the situation of anonymity.” InPrint “Extraordinarily helpful to make use of as a potted historical past of a brand new space of curiosity for me.” eLucidate “Thompson has soaked himself in publishing truth and lore. [His findings] are constantly dependable.” Science “The world of educational publishing owes an incredible debt of gratitude to John Thompson … this in depth and rigorous examine is our greatest information to the important thing problems with the day.” Drake McFeely, Chairman and President of W. W. Norton && Firm “A lucid, absorbing and correct account of the college press world.” Walter Lippincott, Director of Princeton College Press “Anybody wishing to know firsthand the problems that maintain publishers awake at evening would do nicely to begin right here. Anybody wishing to know the place educational publishing is heading ought to look no additional.” William Sisler, Director of Harvard College Press “There isn’t any different examine of the publishing world, previous or current, as complete or totally researched as this.” Professor Michael Schudson, College of California, San Diego “A masterly examine.” Paul Richardson , Oxford Brookes College, ‘An evaluation that’s as compelling as it’s thorough an interesting examine of the up to date educational publishing world within the UK and the US.’Occasions Larger Training Complement’That is undoubtedly one of the best e-book I’ve examine publishing It’s the solely e-book about publishing I’ve ever learn the place each assertion rings true.’Discovered Publishing’faultless, fascinating at occasions, virtually all the time absorbing a must-read for college kids of publishing and a reference for individuals who want to know and perceive how educational publishing operates.’Logos’An urgency pulses within the quiet prose of this e-book, applicable to the anxieties of college publishing From first to final web page, this can be a sober and sobering e-book.’The AAUP Change’Every thing is intently argued and totally documented. No work on publishing that I do know of approaches its goal scrutiny and evaluation of the present publishing scenario. I can’t commend it too extremely.’Interlending and Doc Provide’a very landmark examine Books within the Digital Age must be required studying in all the publishing institutes and packages, for all staff of scholarly publishing and faculty textbook homes, for all prime directors at each college that has a college press (on the very least), in a variety of programs in colleges of communication and the liberal arts, and for each pupil who has aspirations to pursue a profession in publishing. This can be a e-book that deserves to be revised and saved in print by a number of editions as a primary handbook for the trade.’Journal of Scholarly Publishing, “As compelling as it’s thorough.”Gordon Johnson, Occasions Larger Training Complement”More likely to develop into the usual work within the subject.”Anthony Haynes, British Journal of Instructional Research”Thompson has soaked himself in publishing truth and lore. [His findings] are constantly dependable.”Sam Elworthy, Science”The world of educational publishing owes an incredible debt of gratitude to John Thompson … this in depth and rigorous examine is our greatest information to the important thing problems with the day.”Drake McFeely, Chairman and President of W. W. Norton & Firm”A lucid, absorbing and correct account of the college press world.”Walter Lippincott, Director of Princeton College Press”Anybody wishing to know firsthand the problems that maintain publishers awake at evening would do nicely to begin right here. Anybody wishing to know the place educational publishing is heading ought to look no additional.”William Sisler, Director of Harvard College Press”A masterly examine.”Paul Richardson, Oxford Brookes College, ‘a Masterly Stud, The world of educational publishing owes an incredible debt of gratitude to John Thompson. At a time when the world appears topsy-turvy with change, this in depth and rigorous examine is our greatest information to the important thing problems with the day.” Drake McFeely, Chairman and President, W.W. Norton & Firm “That is a particularly perceptive view of an trade that’s not identified for trying objectively on the large image. I can’t bear in mind ever having learn such a lucid, absorbing and correct account of the college press world.”Walter Lippincott, Director, Princeton College Press ‘”John Thompson offers a rigorous and complete overview of the modifications which are occurring in educational publishing. Anybody wishing to know firsthand the problems that maintain publishers awake at evening would do nicely to begin right here. Anybody wishing to know the place educational publishing is heading ought to look no additional.”William Sisler, Director, Harvard College Press “There isn’t any different examine of the publishing world, previous or current, as complete or totally researched as this. Thompson helps us make sense of the fabric and cultural underpinnings of educational information, allows us to evaluate what digitization has meant so far for the world of books and provides us a super benchmark from which to measure future tendencies.”Professor Michael Schudson, College of California, San Diego “A masterly examine of educational and better schooling publishing within the UK and USA. Thompson has supplied a perceptive and illuminating evaluation of the outcomes of the primary main empirical analysis into a big sector of e-book publishing.” Professor Paul Richardson, Director of the Centre for Worldwide Publishing Research, Oxford Brookes College “That is undoubtedly one of the best e-book I’ve examine publishing… It’s the solely e-book about publishing I’ve ever learn the place each assertion rings true.” Discovered Publishing ‘Every thing is intently argued and totally documented with information and figures, and the usage of quotations from interviewees helps to anchor the textual content to the bottom. No work on publishing that I do know of approaches its goal scrutiny and evaluation of the present publishing scenario. Furthermore, it is extremely readable. I can’t commend it too extremely’. Interlending and Doc Provide “An interesting examine of the contemporaryacademic publishing world within the UK and the US”. The Occasions Larger Training Complement.
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