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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 40.99
Peter French examines the world of the western, one in which death is annihilation, the culmination of life, and there is nothing else. In that world he finds alternatives to Judeo-Christian traditions that dominate our ethical theories, alternatives that also attack the views of the most prominent ethicists of the past three centuries. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
Works of fiction offer complex and layered social realities that can be deconstructed and creatively theorized through the analytic languages of criminology and sociology. Frauley argues for the usefulness of fictional realities for criminological theorizing and analysis and argues for a "craft-enterprise" approach to theoretic practice. In developing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 48.95
The etymological affinity between ?criticism? and ?crisis? has never been more resonant than it is today, when social life is increasingly understood as defined by a succession of overlapping global crises: financial and economic crises; environmental crises; geopolitical crises; terrorist crises; public health crises. But what is the role of literary... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 24.95
Cultura y cine is a Spanish-language, Hispanic-American culture textbook using contemporary Spanish-language feature films and authentic cultural texts. Includes vocabulary, historical and cultural notes, and discussion questions. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 31.99
This succinct overview explains conglomeration and regulation in the film and television industries, covering its history as well as the contemporary scene. Former producer William M. Kunz shows how the structure of these industries has evolved and how this structure impacts the production and distribution of cultural products. Ideal as a supplement... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 28.00
Although East Germany may have seemed like an island during the Cold War, films produced by DEFA were never just a monologue but in constant dialogue, if not competition, with both the capitalist West and socialist East. This volume reshapes DEFA cinema studies by exploring international networks, identifying lines of influence beyond... more...
- Athene Media Verlag 2014; US$ 3.78
Max, von dem hier die Rede ist, ist immer mit seiner Heimat verbunden gewesen, aber er ist auf andere Menschen, auf fremde Sitten und Sprachen neugierig geworden und hat sich in der Welt umgesehen. Die Regierung der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik hat er nicht gemocht, auch die Volkspolizei nicht, die ihn und viele andere daran gehindert haben, über... more...
- Manchester University Press 2009; US$ 95.00
Daniel Calparsoro, a director who has provided a crucial contribution to the contemporary scene in Spanish and Basque cinema, has provoked strong reactions from the critics. Reductively dismissed as a purveyor of crude violence by those critics lamenting a 'lost golden age' of Spanish filmmaking, Calparsoros films reveal in fact a more... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 42.00
What is the impact of television and the practices related to it on social reality? With its diverse programs and formats, what does television tell us about the organization of social reality? The case studies in this volume use specific examples to show how television generates heterogeneous meaning. They also illuminate the perspectives... more...