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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Inszeniertes Charismaby Jürg Häusermann

    De Gruyter 2001; US$ 154.00

    Als charismatisch werden im Alltag Persönlichkeiten bezeichnet, die über ungewöhnliche Fähigkeiten und eine starke Ausstrahlung verfügen. Häufig werden solche Personen allerdings nur über die Medien wahrgenommen. Die Frage, wie die Medien Persönlichkeiten inszenieren, liegt deshalb nahe. Mit ihr befassen sich in diesem Buch Vertreterinnen... more...

  • Medienkonvergenz - Transdisziplinärby Stephan Füssel

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 133.00

    Ziel der interdisziplinären Schriftenreiheist es, die Auswirkungen der Digitalisierung auf die Medien, Kommunikationsformen, Medienmärkte und das Mediennutzungsverhalten zu untersuchen, dieVeränderungsprozesse im sozialen, kulturellen, politischen, ökonomischen und rechtlichen Bereich zu analysieren, um die daraus erwachsenen Potentiale... more...

  • The Handbook of Comparative Communication Researchby Frank Esser; Thomas Hanitzsch

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00

    The Handbook of Comparative Communication Research aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of comparative communication research. It fills an obvious gap in the literature and offers an extensive and interdisciplinary discussion of the general approach of comparative research, its prospect and problems as well as its applications in crucial... 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...

  • Stories and Social Mediaby Ruth E. Page

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book examines everyday stories of personal experience that are published online in contemporary forms of social media. Taking examples from discussion boards, blogs, social network sites, microblogging sites, wikis, collaborative and participatory storytelling projects, Ruth Page explores how new and existing narrative genres are being (re)shaped... more...

  • Global Currentsby Tasha G Oren; Patrice Petro; Anna Everett; Lenny Foner; Toby Miller; Peter Sands; Steve Jones; Jerome Bourdon; Susan Ohmer; Sandra Braman; Brian Larkin; Annabelle Sreberny; Anne Ciecko; Timothy Taylor

    Rutgers University Press 2004; US$ 28.95

    Rhetoric about media technology tends to fall into two extreme categories: unequivocal celebration or blanket condemnation.  This is particularly true in debate over the clash of values when first world media infiltrate third world audiences.Bringing together the best new work on contemporary media practices, technologies, and policies, the essayists... more...

  • On Media Violenceby W. James Potter

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 46.00

    This definitive examination of a contemporary social issue asks questions such as: How much media violence is there? What are the meanings conveyed in the way violence is portrayed? What effect does it have on viewers? Divided into four parts, the book reviews research on media violence; re-examines existing theories of media violence; considers... more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Gender and Communicationby Bonnie J. Dow; Julia T. Wood

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 148.00

    The SAGE Handbook of Gender and Communication is a vital resource for those seeking to explore the complex interactions of gender and communication. Editors Bonnie J. Dow and Julia T. Wood, together with an illustrious group of contributors, review and evaluate the state of the gender and communication field through the discussion of existing theories... more...