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  • 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

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

  • Target - Prime Timeby Kathryn C. Montgomery

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 24.99

    Offering the first book-length 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. She vividly describes, for example, how the Catholic Church campaigned against Maude's abortion on the TV show, Maude; how outraged actors mobilized... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Minority Language Media: Concepts, Critiques and Case Studiesby Michael J. Cormack; Niamh Hourigan

    Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 49.95

    Presents a collection of essays on general topics on minority language media, as well as studies of specific examples. This work attempts to define and develop minority language media as a distinct field of study. more...

  • Media and Cultural Theoryby James Curran; David Morley

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 41.95

    Containing new thinking and original surveys, Media & Cultural Theory brings together leading international scholars to address key issues and debates within media and cultural studies. Through the use of contemporary media and film texts such as Bridget Jones? Diary and The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and using case studies of the USA and... more...

  • Bodily Regimesby Karen Pinkus

    University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 72.00

    A provocative reading of the use and manipulation of the body in advertising under Italian fascism, Bodily Regimes offers an enlightening look at the relationship between fascism and capitalism. It is unique in its focus on the intertwined relations of race, class, and gender in the construction of the Italian subject. more...

  • Culture-on-Demandby James Lull

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2007; US$ 36.95

    This highly original, thought-provoking book – written by a pioneer of communication studies – is the first to analyze the post 9/11 world in terms of global media and popular culture. Written in an engaging and candid manner by a leading expert in this field Argues that cross-cultural understanding can only be achieved by harnessing... more...