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  • Convergence Media Historyby Janet Staiger; Sabine Hake

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 39.95

    Convergence Media History explores the ways that digital convergence has radically changed the field of media history. Writing media history is no longer a matter of charting the historical development of an individual medium such as film or television. Instead, now that various media from blockbuster films to everyday computer use intersect regularly... more...

  • Cultural Studies in Questionby Marjorie Ferguson; Peter Golding

    SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 50.00

    This major text draws on an outstanding group of internationlly acclaimed scholars and offers a critical reappraisal of the contemporary practice of cultural studies. It focuses in particular on the contribution of cultural studies to the understanding of media, communications and popular cultures in contemporary societies. more...

  • Inter-Ethnic Dynamics in Asiaby Christian Culas; François Robinne

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    South-East Asia is one of the most complex regions in the world as far as ethnic, linguistic and cultural diversity is concerned with an extremely rich ancient and contemporary history. Because of this, it offers an exceptionally rich field of study for inter-ethnic relations. This book examines interethnic relationships between groups and the dynamics... more...

  • Media Events in a Global Ageby Nick Couldry; Andreas Hepp; Friedrich Krotz

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 41.95

    "This volume assembles an estimable range of critical analyses of one of the most important mediated artifacts of the modern world?the media event. The authors challenge the construct, extend its usefulness, expand its theoretical basis and application, and examine media events in a far larger and richer context than ever before. Students of global... more...

  • Culture-on-Demandby James Lull

    Wiley 2008; US$ 127.95 US$ 110.89

    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... more...

  • Digital Materialby Marianne van den Boomen; Sybille Lammes; Ann-Sophie Lehmann; Joost Raessens; Mirko Tobias Schäfer

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 39.95

    A compelling study of the often controversial role and meaning of the new media and digital cultures in contemporary society more...

  • Cultural Studiesby Michael Ryan

    Wiley 2010; US$ 109.95 US$ 95.29

    This hands-on survey introduces students to the diverse fields that comprise cultural studies, from visual culture to popular music and new media. It can be used as a standalone text or is the perfect companion volume to Ryan's Cultural Studies: An Anthology . Provides a comprehensive overview of the field, from cyberculture and digital media... more...

  • Ordinary People and the Mediaby Graeme Turner

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 40.00

    Dynamic and insightful exploration of the 'everyday' individual's willingness to turn themselves into media content. How are 'ordinary' people being integrated into current media formats? more...

  • Media Scandalsby Alan Bisbort

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 45.00

    This fascinating volume uncovers the most notorious media scandals over censorship, book banning, book burning, obscenity, blasphemy, and libel in American history. more...

  • New Media for a New Chinaby James F. Scotton; William A. Hachten

    Wiley 2010; US$ 109.95 US$ 95.29

    New Media for a New China is a timely introduction to the current state of the mass media in China and it’s growing role in the 21st Century global communication system Brings together an international cast of scholars to analyse the diverse roles of China’s media, covering all the major industries (advertising, newspapers, broadcasting,... more...