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  • Media Literaciesby Michael Hoechsmann; Stuart R. Poyntz

    Wiley 2011; US$ 34.95 US$ 30.29

    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...

  • 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 in the... more...

  • Circuits of Visibilityby Radha S. Hegde

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 22.95

    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... 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...

  • 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...

  • Sprache und Kommunikation im technischen Zeitalterby Konstanze Marx; Monika Schwarz-Friesel

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    The Internet has not only transformed our verbal communication but has also changed all methods of recording, transmitting, and managing information. The subject of this volume is the interaction between technological development and communicative practice, as well as its socio-cognitive dynamics. This anthology, which contains contributions... more...

  • Beautiful Circuitsby Mark Goble

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 54.99

    Mark Goble revisits the aesthetics of modernism in the early twentieth century, when new modes of communication made the experience of technology an occasion for profound experimentation and reflection. Goble shows how the assimilation of such "old" media technologies as the telegraph, telephone, and phonograph inspired fantasies of connection that... more...

  • Medienkonvergenz - Transdisziplinärby Stephan Füssel

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 133.00

    In the first, programmatic volume of the series Medienkonvergenz/Media Convergence leading scholars present this field of transdisciplinary research in which, among other disciplines, journalism (Russ-Mohl) and media law (Kirchhof), book studies (Füssel/Mittler), narratology (Ryan), computer linguistics (Ngomo) and media art (Curran/Dombois)... more...

  • Psychophysiological Measurement and Meaningby Robert F. Potter; Paul Bolls

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    This research volume serves as a comprehensive resource for psychophysiological research on media responses. It addresses the theoretical underpinnings, methodological techniques, and most recent research in this area. It goes beyond current volumes by placing the research techniques within a context of communication processes and effects as a field,... more...