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- SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 42.00
Identity Anecdotes examines questions of nationality, identity, the use of anecdote to build solidarity and the role of institutions in shaping culture. It provides a mind-clearing exercise in recognizing what culture is, and how it works. Illustrated with relevant, insightful examples, it addresses the central questions in cultural studies today.... more...
- SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 62.00
Although it has become popular to blame the media for extolling unrealistic female body images, little academic work has addressed the issue. This book, drawing together literature from sociology, gender studies and psychology, offers a broad discussion of the topic in the context of socio-cultural change, gender politics, and self-identity. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 40.00
An empirical study of print, recorded music, movies, radio, television and the Internet that reveals how media structure public sphere as well as how people use media to participate in the public sphere. It explores the nature of public spheres, how they are deliberative, egalitarian, exclusive or alternative, and the dilemmas they present. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 61.95 US$ 53.69
Intercultural Discourse and Communication: The Essential Readings is a collection of articles that discuss major theoretical approaches, case studies of cultural and sub-cultural contact from around the globe, issues of identity in 'bicultural' individuals, and the 'real world' implications of intercultural contact and conflict. Collects... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
This book explores people?s everyday experience of the media in Asian countries in confrontation with huge social change and transition and the need to understand this phenomenon as it intersects with the media. It argues for the centrality of the media to Asian transformations in the era of globalization. The profusion of the media today, with new... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 41.95
From best-selling author David Morley, this book presents a set of interlinked essays which discuss and examine some of the key debates in the fields of media and cultural studies. Spanning the last decade, this fascinating and readable book is based on interdisciplinary work on the interface of media and cultural studies, cultural geography and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95
Sex in Advertising: Perspectives on the Erotic Appeal is the first book to thoroughly tackle important issues about sex in advertising. What is it? Does it work? How does it affect individuals and society? Well-respected scholars and popular writers answer these questions as they address the following issues associated with sex in today's advertising... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 38.00
In one of the most politically volatile and dynamic regions of the world, new media technologies are profoundly influencing the course of events. Satellite television and the Internet are affecting how the people and states of the Middle East function individually and in a global context. In New Media and the New Middle East, topics ranging from... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 253.93
The Mouton de Gruyter Handbooks of Applied Linguistics series is based on an understanding of Applied Linguistics as a field of academic enquiry that deals with the theoretical and empirical investigation of real-world problems in which language and communication are central issues. As a problem-oriented and problem-solving field, Applied... more...
- SAGE India 2008; US$ 32.95
Unlike élite middle-class Indians, ordinary Indian men are selective in. their acceptance of new meanings introduced by cultural globalization. In Globalization. on the Ground: Media and the Transformation of Culture, Class, and Gender in India ,. Steve Derné argues that the effects of globalization on existing cultural. values differ... more...