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  • Media Worldsby Faye D. Ginsburg; Lila Abu-Lughod; Brian Larkin

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    This groundbreaking volume showcases the exciting work emerging from the ethnography of media, a burgeoning new area in anthropology that expands both social theory and ethnographic fieldwork to examine the way media?film, television, video?are used in societies around the globe, often in places that have been off the map of conventional media studies.... more...

  • The Media and Electionsby Bernd-Peter Lange; David Ward

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    This comparative study brings together academics and practitioners who work in the field of media and elections to provide a set of national case studies and an analysis of the legal and regulatory frameworks that are employed by nation states to ensure that the media perform according to certain standards during election periods. In setting out the... more...

  • Intercultural Communicationby Ron Scollon; Suzanne Wong Scollon

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2000; US$ 57.95 US$ 50.22

    This newly revised volume is both a lively introduction and practical guide to the main concepts and problems of intercultural communication. Viewed from within the framework of interactive sociolinguistics associated with Tannen, Gumperz, and others, the authors focus in particular on the discourse of westerners and of Asians, the discourse of men... more...

  • Media, Politics and Public Lifeby Geoffrey Craig

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 36.31

    Outlines the complex interactions between journalists and politicians, media organisations and government, which play such an important role in creating our public culture. more...

  • Comparing Media Systemsby Daniel C. Hallin; Paolo Mancini

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    A comparative analysis of the relation between the media and the political system. more...

  • medi@siaby T.J.M. Holden; Timothy J. Scrase

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    This new inter-disciplinary book is the first comparative, case-based analysis of media panoply in (and out of) Asia today. Examining what the authors call the "media/tion equation", the contributors demonstrate the multiple links between media, society and culture, and advance the claim that media is the key means through which Asians experience,... more...

  • Target: Prime Timeby Kathryn C. Montgomery

    Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 29.99 US$ 25.79

    Offering the first booklength exploration of network television's relations with advocacy groups, Kathryn C. Montgomery presents a comprehensive picture of the impact of organized pressure on prime-time TV. Exposing the inner workings of network television as no other book has done, Montgomery's study demonstrates how behind-the-scenes struggles have... more...

  • Cultural Chaosby Brian McNair

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 37.95

    With examples drawn from media coverage of the War on Terror, the 2003 invasion of Iraq, Hurricane Katrina and the London underground bombings, Cultural Chaos explores the changing relationship between journalism and power in an increasingly globalised news culture. In this new text, Brian McNair examines the processes of cultural, geographic and... more...

  • Perspectives on Global Cultureby Ramaswami Harindranath

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00

    This topical book explores the cultural and social impact of globalization on the developing world, examining intellectual contributions and cultural expression from Latin America, Africa, and Southeast Asia. The connections between national cultural and political projects during anticolonial struggles, including national and transnational cinema and... more...

  • Girls Make Mediaby Mary Celeste Kearney

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    More girls are producing media today than at any other point in U.S. history, and they are creating media texts in virtually every format currently possible--magazines, films, musical recordings, and websites. Girls Make Media explores how young female media producers have reclaimed and reconfigured girlhood as a site for radical social, cultural,... more...