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- Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 25.95
In Popular Trauma Culture , Anne Rothe argues that American Holocaust discourse has a particular plot structure—characterized by a melodramatic conflict between good and evil and embodied in the core characters of victim/survivor and perpetrator—and that it provides the paradigm for representing personal experiences of pain and suffering... more...
- NYU Press 2011; US$ 89.00
Circuits of Visibility explores transnational media environments as pathways to understand the gendered constructions and contradictions that underwrite globalization. Tracking the ways in which gendered subjects are produced and defined in transnationally networked, media saturated environments, Circuits of Visibility presents sixteen essays that... more...
- NYU Press 2005; US$ 89.00
Media Reception Studies broadly surveys the past century of scholarship on the ways in which audiences make meaning out of mass media. It synthesizes in plain language social scientific, linguistic, and cultural studies approaches to film and television as communication media. Janet Staiger traverses a broad terrain, covering the Chicago School, early... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
Whether in movies, cartoons, commercials, or even fast food marketing, psychology and mental illness remain pervasive in popular culture. In this collection of new essays, scholars from a range of fields explore representations of mental illness and disabilities across various media of popular culture. Contributors address how forms of psychiatric... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00
Mathematics has maintained a surprising presence in popular media for over a century. In recent years, the movies Good Will Hunting, A Beautiful Mind, and Stand and Deliver, the stage plays Breaking the Code and Proof, the novella Flatland and the hugely successful television crime series NUMB3RS all weave mathematics prominently into their storylines.... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 98.00
The Internet has not only transformed our verbal communication but has also changed all methods of recording, transmitting, and managing information. The subject of this volume is the interaction between technological development and communicative practice, as well as its socio-cognitive dynamics. This anthology, which contains contributions by experts... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2009; US$ 27.95
Crime stories fascinate the public. But between factual news stories, overblown ?human interest? reports and salacious murder mystery exposés, it?s difficult to tell where news ends and entertainment begins. Mark Fuhrman, best-selling author of Murder in Brentwood, explores this fine line and how it is increasingly being crossed, revealing new and... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 44.99
Mark Goble revisits the aesthetics of modernism in the early twentieth century, when new modes of communication made the experience of technology an occasion for profound experimentation and reflection. Goble shows how the assimilation of such "old" media technologies as the telegraph, telephone, and phonograph inspired fantasies of connection that... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 112.00
In the first, programmatic volume of the series Medienkonvergenz/Media Convergence leading scholars present this field of transdisciplinary research in which, among other disciplines, journalism (Russ-Mohl) and media law (Kirchhof), book studies (Füssel/Mittler), narratology (Ryan), computer linguistics (Ngomo) and media art (Curran/Dombois) cooperate... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 100.00
The Handbook of Comparative Communication Research aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of comparative communication research. It fills an obvious gap in the literature and offers an extensive and interdisciplinary discussion of the general approach of comparative research, its prospect and problems as well as its applications in crucial... more...