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

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    This inter-disciplinary volume provides a comparative, case-based, sociological analysis of media in Asia today, examining the link between media and society. 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...

  • Media Policy and Globalizationby Paula Chakravartty; Katharine Sarikakis

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 31.82

    A comprehensive study of media and communications policy, this book examines policy areas that have proved to be of common concern for societies across different socio-economic realities. It also seeks to address profound gaps in the study of policy by demonstrating the centrality of historical, social and political context in debates. 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...

  • 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 2006; US$ 39.95

    First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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...

  • Women, Feminism and Mediaby Sue Thornham

    Edinburgh University Press 2007; US$ 89.55

    Over the past few decades feminist media scholarship has flourished, to become a major influence on the fields of media, film and cultural studies. At the same time, the cultural shift towards ?post-feminism? has raised questions about the continuing validity of feminism as a defining term for this work. This book explores the changing and often ambivalent... 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...

  • Artificial Mythologiesby Craig J. Saper; Laura Kipnis

    University of Minnesota Press 1997; US$ 66.00

    In this exhilarating guide, Craig J. Saper takes us on an eye-opening tour of the process of cultural invention?willfully entertaining foolish, absurd, even fake, solutions as a way of reaching new perspectives on cultural problems. Saper deploys this method to reveal unsuspected connections among major cultural issues, such as urban decay, the dangers... more...