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- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 59.95
This book examines the representation, impact, and issues relating to the control and regulation of sex in the media. It covers work that has been conducted around the world on the depiction of sex in the mainstream mass media, especially the audio-visual media of film, television, and video, and the alleged effects that such content may have upon... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 51.95
This book is concerned with the provision of health information remotely via the latest communications technologies. The rapidly aging population has led governments to seek more effective methods of maintaining high standards of public health through the cultivation of healthy living, as well as improved and more efficiently delivered health advice... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00
This e-book is devoted to an analysis of progress in electronic government. It contains a series of papers by experts in the field who report on a range of real world e-government projects and associated evaluative studies. These cover the analysis of parliamentary and central government web sites, and a variety of more specialized national and local... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00
Interest in blogging has stemmed from the apparently growing significance and influence in specific contexts, in particular journalism and politics. It has also been driven by theoretical questions about the role these sites can play in an erosion of the traditional divide between the public and the private in peoples... more...
- SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 53.00
In this book, Barrie Gunter provides a broad overview of the methodological perspectives adopted by media researchers in their attempt to derive a better understanding of the nature, role and impact of media in society. By tracing the epistemological and theoretical roots of the major methodological perspectives, Gunter identifies the various schools... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
In Understanding the Older Consumer , Barrie Gunter provides a detailed examination of the demographic, behavioural and psychological profiles of the older consumer. He shows that without the responsibilities of loans and child raising and with better financial provision than in previous years, the over-50s represent a powerful spending force. In... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95
Media and the Sexualization of Childhood examines the on-going debates surrounding the prominence of sexual themes in children?s lives, from clothes and accessories, toys and games, to music, entertainment media, advertising, and new media platforms. Parents, educators and politicians around the developed world have raised concerns about the effects... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00
Research shows that, while people around the world consistently nominate television as their most important news source, much of the content of news bulletins is lost to viewers within moments. In response, Barrie Gunter argues that this can be explained by the way in which televised news is written, packaged and presented. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Originally published in 2003. This book examines the growth of news provision on the internet and its implications for news presentation, journalism practice, news consumers, and the business of running news organizations. Much of the focus is placed on the migration of newspapers onto the internet, but references are also made to the establishment... more...