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Mass media and anthropology

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  • Ordinary Lifestylesby David Bell; Joanne Hollows

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    Lifestyle media ¿ books, magazines, websites, radio and television shows that focus on topics such as cookery, gardening, travel and home improvement ¿ have witnessed an explosion in recent years. Ordinary Lifestyles explores how popular media texts bring ideas about taste and fashion to consumers, helping audiences to fashion their lifestyles as well... more...

  • Understanding Media Usersby Tony Wilson

    Wiley 2009; US$ 113.95

    Understanding Media Users: From Theory to Practice focuses on the blurred concept of the “ active audience” at the core of media studies. examines the relationship between media and audiences by one of the world’s leading media scholars provides a history of media effects’ and an overview of the current analytical approaches... more...

  • Medienanthropologieby Lorenz Engell; Bernhard Siegert

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2013; US$ 32.67

    Hauptbeschreibung Editorial Lorenz Engell / Bernhard Siegert __ Aufsätze Michel Chion Wenn die Worte fallen würden ... Überlegungen zur Schrift im Film Josef Früchtl >Denn da ist keine Stelle, die dich nicht sieht. Anne-Kathrin Reulecke Die Emergenz von Wissen und das Plagiat in Goethes wissenschaftstheoretischen Schriften __ Debatte Transparenz... more...

  • Anthropology and Mass Communicationby Mark Allan Peterson

    Berghahn Books 2004; US$ 27.95

    Anthropological interest in mass communication and media has exploded in the last two decades, engaging and challenging the work on the media in mass communications, cultural studies, sociology and other disciplines. This is the first book to offer a systematic overview of the themes, topics and methodologies in the emerging dialogue between anthropologists... more...

  • Why America?s Top Pundits Are Wrongby Catherine Besteman; Hugh Gusterson

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95

    In this fresh, literate, and biting critique of current thinking on some of today's most important and controversial topics, leading anthropologists take on some of America's top pundits. This absorbing collection of essays subjects such popular commentators as Thomas Friedman, Samuel Huntington, Robert Kaplan, and Dinesh D'Souza to cold, hard scrutiny... more...

  • Women, Men and Newsby Paula Poindexter; Sharon Meraz; Amy Schmitz Weiss

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 47.95

    This multi-authored scholarly volume explores the divide between men and women in their consumption of news media, looking at how the sexes read and use news, historically and currently, how they use technology to access their news, and how today?s news pertains to and is used by women. The volume also addresses diversity issues among women?s use... more...

  • Rethinking the Media Audienceby Pertti Alasuutari

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 52.00

    Pertti Alasuutari provides a state-of-the-art summary of the field of audience research. With contributions from Ann Gray, Joke Hermes, John Tulloch and David Morley, a case is presented for a new agenda to account for the role of the media in everyday life. Only this new agenda, they suggest, can adequately account for our ubiquitous, highly reflexive,... more...

  • African Media and the Digital Public Sphereby Okoth Fred Mudhai; Wisdom J. Tettey; Fackson Banda

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00

    This book examines the claims that new information and communication technologies (ICTs) are catalysts of democratic change in Africa. It takes optimist, pragmatist-realist and pessimist stances on various political actors and institutions, from government units and political parties to civil society organizations and minority groups. more...

  • Media and Ritualby Johanna Sumiala

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95

    This wide-ranging and accessible book offers a stimulating introduction to the field of media anthropology and the study of religious ritual. more...

  • Media, Ritual and Identityby James Curran; Tamar Liebes

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 52.95

    Media, Ritual and Identity examines the role of the media in society; its complex influence on democratic processes and its participation in the construction and affirmation of differnt social identities. more...