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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...

  • Pirate Modernityby Ravi Sundaram

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Using Delhi?s contemporary history as a site for reflection, Pirate Modernity moves from a detailed discussion of the technocratic design of the city by US planners in the 1950s, to the massive expansions after 1977, culminating in the urban crisis of the 1990s. As a practice, pirate modernity is an illicit form of urban globalization. Poorer urban... more...

  • Cultural Studies in Questionby Marjorie Ferguson; Peter Golding

    SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 62.00

    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...

  • 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$ 44.95

    This book examines interethic relationships between groups and the dynamics of exchange networks throughout Asia and includes case studies based in Vietnam, Burma, Laos, Thailand, Nepal, China, Indonesia, and Russia. 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...

  • Culture-on-Demandby James Lull

    Wiley 2008; US$ 119.95

    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...

  • Cultural Studiesby Michael Ryan

    Wiley 2010; US$ 101.95

    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 to... more...

  • Ordinary People and the Mediaby Graeme Turner

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 50.00

    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...

  • In The Vernacularby Stuart Cunningham; Meaghan Morris

    University of Queensland Press 2009; US$ 17.99

    Collecting important works from one of Australia's leading scholars of media, culture, and policy, this study brings sharper focus upon both historical and industrial contexts. Engaging with the global debate on multiethnic societies by focusing on creativity “at the margins,? this survey argues that industrial and social trends in media, communications,... more...