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- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 44.99
Adolescents are eager consumers of mass media entertainment and are particularly susceptible to various forms of media influence, such as modeling, desensitization, and contagion. These once controversial phenomena are now widely accepted along with the recognition that th media are a major socializer of youth. During the economic boom of the post-World... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2004; US$ 27.75
Wat hebben rederijkerskamers van Zuid-Nederlandse migranten, de Lutherse kerk, Duitse zangverenigingen, informele netwerken van illegalen en Ghanese kerken met elkaar gemeen? Welke functie hebben migrantenorganisaties vervuld in de integratie van nieuwkomers in Nederlandse steden, in het bijzonder in Amsterdam? Fungeerden organisaties vooral als bastion... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95
Mixed Media, Second Edition, introduces readers to the tools necessary for making moral and ethical decisions regarding the use of mass media. The chapters in this text offer insights on: Similarities and differences among the ethical dilemmas faced by the mass media Common ground on which to evaluate media behavior Media obligations Professional ethics... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1993; US$ 37.99
Mass media ethics and the classical liberal ideal of the autonomous individual are historically linked and professionally dominant--yet the authors of this work feel this is intrinsically flawed. They show how recent research in philosophy and social science--together with a longer tradition in theological inquiry--insist that community, mutuality,... more...
- Penguin Group US 2005; US$ 15.00
Originally published in 1985, Neil Postman?s groundbreaking polemic about the corrosive effects of television on our politics and public discourse has been hailed as a twenty-first-century book published in the twentieth century. Now, with television joined by more sophisticated electronic media?from the Internet to cell phones to DVDs?it has taken... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 99.95
This comprehensive volume provides a critical analysis of debates within media ethics in relation to the purpose of news and journalism within society. Its timely and topical analysis focuses on two of the most central concepts within these areas: the US based Public Journalism 'movement' and European Union media policies. It is essential reading... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95
Using Delhi?s contemporary history as a site for reflection, Pirate Modernity moves from a detailed discussion of the technocratic design of the city by US planners in the 1950s, to the massive expansions after 1977, culminating in the urban crisis of the 1990s. As a practice, pirate modernity is an illicit form of urban globalization. Poorer urban... more...
- SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 62.00
This major text draws on an outstanding group of internationlly acclaimed scholars and offers a critical reappraisal of the contemporary practice of cultural studies. It focuses in particular on the contribution of cultural studies to the understanding of media, communications and popular cultures in contemporary societies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 39.95
"This volume assembles an estimable range of critical analyses of one of the most important mediated artifacts of the modern world?the media event. The authors challenge the construct, extend its usefulness, expand its theoretical basis and application, and examine media events in a far larger and richer context than ever before. Students of global... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 267.00
Provides information on Carian, one of the Indo-European languages spoken in ancient Anatolia. This book covers the major topics of research on Carian: the direct and indirect sources of Carian inscriptions, the history of the decipherment, the Carian alphabet, and the phonological, morphological, lexical, and syntactic features of the language. more...