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- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 30.00
What does it mean to be a man in today's society? Kord and Krimmer investigate the most common male archetypes - cops, killers, cowboys, superheroes, soldiers, lovers, and losers - by tracing changing concepts of masculinity in popular Hollywood blockbusters from 1992 to 2008 against a backdrop of politics, social developments, and American myths. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95
Radio’s influence can be found in almost every corner of new media. Radio in the Digital Age assesses a medium that has not only survived the challenges of a new technological age but indeed has extended its reach. This is not a book about digital radio, but rather about the medium of radio in its many analogue and digital forms in an age characterised... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00
As patterns of media use become more integrated with mobile technologies and multiple screens, a new mode of viewer engagement has emerged in the form of connected viewing, which allows for an array of new relationships between audiences and media texts in the digital space. This exciting new collection brings together twelve original essays that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
The Routledge Encyclopedia of Film Theory is an international reference work representing the essential ideas and concepts at the centre of film theory from the beginning of the twentieth century, to the beginning of the twenty-first. When first encountering film theory, students are often confronted with a dense, interlocking set of texts... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95
If you?ve ever dreamed of being in charge of your own network, cable, or web series, then this is the book for you. The TV Showrunner?s Roadmap provides you with the tools for creating, writing, and managing your own hit show. Combining his 20+ years as a working screenwriter and UCLA professor, Neil Landau expertly guides you through 21 essential... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95
This is a compilation of interviews with motion picture crew members who worked during Hollywood's Independent Age of film and television production--basically from 1945 to 1980. A celebratory insiders' look at the Tinseltown machine, the project utilizes individual interviews, with rare crew photographs to provide the back story of production... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00
Film noir is a particularly American stylistic phenomenon (although named by French film critics) that permeated nearly every major, minor and independent Hollywood studio production from 1940 through the early 1960s. The author examines his personal choice of the best noir film represented by each studio and includes each studio's history and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95
Journalism Ethics: Arguments and Cases for the 21st Century explores the major ethical dilemmas facing journalists in the digital age. Engaging with both the theory and practice of journalism ethics, this text explains the key ethical concepts and dilemmas in journalism and provides an international range of examples and case studies, considering... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
This book traces the effects of the feminist and civil rights movements in the construction of Hollywood action heroes. Starting in the late 1980s, action blockbusters regularly have featured masculine figures who choose love and community over the path of the stoic loner committed solely to duty. The American heroic quest of the past 25 years increasingly... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 16.99
There are approximately 502 million radios in America. For this savvy, far-reaching diary, celebrated journalist and author Vowell turned hers on and listened?closely, critically, creatively?for an entire year. As a series of impressions and reflections regarding contemporary American culture, and as an extended meditation on both our media and... more...