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  • "Terrorismus" zwischen Ereignis und Diskursby Martin Steinseifer

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00

    Text-image combinations can authenticate events and establish a visual memory. Here this phenomenon is explored: A pragmatic theory of text-image relationships is developed and empirically tested on the example of print media reports about terrorism in the FRG during the 1970s. The analyses show how texts unambiguously illuminate the meaning... more...

  • 3D-Kino im Wohnzimmer: Analyse einer Unterhaltungs-Revolution durch Stereoskopieby Steffen Gautzsch

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 32.39

    Hauptbeschreibung 3D ist nicht gleich 3D. Das haben viele Heimkinobesitzer sicherlich gemerkt, als das neue 3D-Equipment dann im Wohnzimmer stand. Oft war ihre Freude nur von kurzer Dauer, denn zum Umrüsten auf 3D ist mehr nötig als einfach in den nächsten Elektronik-Fachmarkt zu gehen und einen "3D-Fernseher" zu kaufen. Die Technik der Stereoskopie... more...

  • 50 Things You're Not Supposed To Know: Religionby Daniele Bolelli

    The Disinformation Company 2011; US$ 12.95

    Everything that holy men of all stripes don't want you to know about religions major and minor. more...

  • Active Audienceby Huimin Jin

    transcript 2014; US$ 26.21

    Despite a number of retrospective works on cultural studies, to date no other book dedicates itself to the historical and theoretical examination of British cultural studies' engagement with the »active audience theory« of the Birmingham School and its legacies. However, this book is no mere reconstruction of active audience theory as Huimin Jin develops... more...

  • Agenda-Settingby James W. Dearing; Everett M. Rogers

    SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 60.00

    What is the major social problem in the news today? Who made it so important? Social issues that are widely recognized on the media agenda often demand attention on the public agenda, and in turn move quickly up the policy agenda, creating policy changes. Based on research of contemporary social issues that have hit the headlines - including the... more...

  • Alarming Reportsby Andrew Arno's

    Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 25.00

    News stories provide an essential confirmation of our ideas about who we are, what we have to fear, and what to do about it: a marketplace of ideas, shopped by rational citizen decision makers but also a shared resource for grounding our contested narratives of identity in objective reality. News as a fundamental social process comes into being... more...

  • Alternative Mediaby Chris Atton

    SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 57.00

    In this book, Chris Atton offers a fresh introduction to alternative media: one which is not limited to `radical' media, but can also account for newer cultural forms such as zines, fanzines, and personal websites. more...

  • The Alternative Media Handbookby Kate Coyer; Tony Dowmunt; Alan Fountain

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 42.95

    'Alternative Media' is the term used to describe non-mainstream media forms that are independently run and community focussed, such as zines, pirate radio, online discussion boards, community run and owned broadcasting companies, and activist publications such as Red Pepper and Corporate Watch . The book outlines the different types of 'alternative... more...

  • American Militarism and Anti-Militarism in Popular Media, 1945–1970by Lisa M Mundey

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

    Scholars have characterized the early decades of the Cold War as an era of rising militarism in the United States but most Americans continued to identify themselves as fundamentally anti-militaristic. To them, "militaristic" defined the authoritarian regimes of Germany and Japan that the nation had defeated in World War II--aggressive, power-hungry... more...

  • American Representations of Post-Communismby Andaluna Borcila

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    With the televised events of 1989, territories of Eastern and Central Europe that had been marked as impenetrable and inaccessible to the Western gaze exploded into visibility. As the narratives of the Cold War crumbled, new narratives emerged and new geographies were produced on and by American television. Using an understudied archive of American... more...