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  • The Power of Metaphorby Michael Berman; David Brown

    Crown House Publishing 1999; US$ 18.94

    Packed with original stories and visualisations, this is a must-buy resource for teachers, trainers and therapists who are looking for new approaches to group work, or are simply story-telling enthusiasts. ? An essential part of our professional development library and widely consulted? Fiona Balloch, Principal, Oxford House College, London more...

  • Feminism in the Newsby Kaitlynn Mendes

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00

    An exploration of the representations of the women's movement, its members, and their goals between 1968 and 2008 in the British and American press. Examining over 1100 news articles, the book analyses the nuanced ways feminism has historically been supported, marginalized and debated in the mainstream press. more...

  • The Handbook of Gender, Sex and Mediaby Karen Ross

    Wiley 2011; US$ 214.95

    The Handbook of Gender, Sex and Media offers original insights into the complex set of relations which exist between gender, sex, sexualities and the media, and in doing so, showcases new research at the forefront of media and communication practice and theory. Brings together a collection of new, cutting-edge research exploring a number of different... more...

  • Media Literaciesby Michael Hoechsmann; Stuart R. Poyntz

    Wiley 2011; US$ 96.95

    Media Literacies: A Critical Introduction traces the history of media literacy and grapples with the fresh challenges posed by the convergent media of the 21st century.  The book provides a much-needed guide to what it means to be literate in today’s media-saturated environment. Updates traditional models of media literacy by examining... more...

  • Gendered (Re)Visionsby Marion Gymnich; Kathrin Ruhl; Klaus Scheunemann

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 40.73

    Hauptbeschreibung Basierend auf der Annahme, dass Geschlechterrollen in den letzten Jahrzehnten zunehmend komplexer und differenzierter geworden sind, wird in den Artikeln des Bandes die Konstruktion von Geschlecht in zeitgenössischen Medienprodukten analysiert. Die AutorInnen geben Einblicke in die vielfältigen medien- und genrespezifischen Umsetzungen... more...

  • Popular Trauma Cultureby Anne Rothe

    Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 25.95

    In Popular Trauma Culture , Anne Rothe argues that American Holocaust discourse has a particular plot structure—characterized by a melodramatic conflict between good and evil and embodied in the core characters of victim/survivor and perpetrator—and that it provides the paradigm for representing personal experiences of pain and suffering... more...

  • Media Reception Studiesby Janet Staiger

    NYU Press 2005; US$ 89.00

    Media Reception Studies broadly surveys the past century of scholarship on the ways in which audiences make meaning out of mass media. It synthesizes in plain language social scientific, linguistic, and cultural studies approaches to film and television as communication media. Janet Staiger traverses a broad terrain, covering the Chicago School, early... more...

  • Circuits of Visibilityby Radha S. Hegde

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 89.00

    Circuits of Visibility explores transnational media environments as pathways to understand the gendered constructions and contradictions that underwrite globalization. Tracking the ways in which gendered subjects are produced and defined in transnationally networked, media saturated environments, Circuits of Visibility presents sixteen essays that... more...

  • Mental Illness in Popular Mediaby Lawrence C. Rubin

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    Whether in movies, cartoons, commercials, or even fast food marketing, psychology and mental illness remain pervasive in popular culture. In this collection of new essays, scholars from a range of fields explore representations of mental illness and disabilities across various media of popular culture. Contributors address how forms of psychiatric... more...

  • Mathematics in Popular Cultureby Jessica K. Sklar; Elizabeth S. Sklar

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    Mathematics has maintained a surprising presence in popular media for over a century. In recent years, the movies Good Will Hunting, A Beautiful Mind, and Stand and Deliver, the stage plays Breaking the Code and Proof, the novella Flatland and the hugely successful television crime series NUMB3RS all weave mathematics prominently into their storylines.... more...