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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • China on Videoby Paola Voci

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    China On Video is the first in-depth study that examines smaller-screen realities and the important role they play not only in the fast-changing Chinese mediascape, but also more broadly in the practice of experimental and non-mainstream cinema. At the crossroads of several disciplines?film, media, new media, media anthropology, visual arts, contemporary... more...

  • Culture, Rhetoric and the Vicissitudes of Lifeby Michael Carrithers

    Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 27.95

    Inspired by the Rhetoric Culture Project, this volume focuses on the use of imagery, narrative, and cultural schemes to deal with predicaments that arise during the course of life. The contributors explore how people muster their resources to understand and deal with emergencies such as illness, displacement, or genocide. In dealing with such circumstances,... more...