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  • Creative Industriesby John Hartley

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2005; US$ 48.95

    Creative Industries is a daring collection of essays that charts the noisy revolution that is transforming the production, consumption, and understanding of culture in the all-wired era. It brings together seminal essays written across traditional and new media, industry sectors, and national contexts to demonstrate that content still drives a value-neutral,... more...

  • A Short History of Cultural Studiesby John Hartley

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 57.00

    - Toby Miller Professor of Cultural Studies and Cultural Policy, New York University]]> more...

  • Television Truthsby John Hartley

    Wiley 2008; US$ 107.95

    Television Truths considers what we know about TV, whether we love it or hate it, where TV is going, and whether viewers should bother going along for the ride. This engaging volume, written by one of television's best known scholars, offers a new take on the history of television and an up-to-date analysis of its imaginative content and cultural... more...

  • Digital Futures for Cultural and Media Studiesby John Hartley

    Wiley 2011; US$ 43.95

    An ambitious rendering of the digital future from a pioneer ofmedia and cultural studies, a wise and witty take on a changingfield, and our orientation to it Investigates the uses of multimedia by creative and productivecitizen-consumers to provide new theories of communication thataccommodate social media, participatory action, anduser-creativity... more...

  • Tele-ologyby John Hartley

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95

    Teleology brings together John Hartley's work on television. The book draws on current critical theory in cultural studies to develop a wide-ranging and thought-provoking view of television broadcasting in Britain, Australia and the USA. Neighbours, Hancock's Half Hour, Dallas, Monty Python, Miami Vice, Beverly Hillbillies and Bonanza are among... more...

  • Uses of Televisionby John Hartley

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 42.95

    How does television function within society? Why have both its programmes and its audiences been so widely denigrated? Taking inspiration from Richard Hoggarts classic study The Uses of Literacy , John Hartleys new book is a lucid defence of the place of television in our lives, and of the usefulness of television studies. Hartley re-conceptualizes... more...

  • Communication, Cultural and Media Studiesby John Hartley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    This fourth edition of Communication, Cultural and Media Studies: The Key Concepts is an indispensible guide to the most important terms in the field. It offers clear explanations of the key concepts, exploring their origins, what they?re used for and why they provoke discussion. The author provides a multi-disciplinary explanation and assessment... more...

  • Understanding Newsby John Hartley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95

    News depends for its effect on a culturally shared language, and this book concentrates on ways we can decode its messages without simply reproducing their underlying assumptions. more...

  • Bluesby John Hartley Williams

    Random House 2010; US$ 14.38

    Subversive and satirical, inventive, wry and unconventional, John Hartley Williams has long been celebrated for his maverick sensibility, for his outsider's take on the way we live our lives. In Blues , his eighth collection, he focuses with new directness on the turmoil of Germany and Eastern Europe, and writes eloquently about being English, and... more...

  • Café des Artistesby John Hartley Williams

    Random House 2010; US$ 15.98

    Welcome to the Café des Artistes. Your host, the owner, bartender, master of ceremonies and only other guest: John Hartley Williams. Here you will be entertained and diverted - by bizarre stories of mapless roads and unreal cities, the Ostrich Palisades and the erotic stones of Bonehenge; by a spooked version of Rimbaud's 'La Bateau Ivre'; by encounters... more...