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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...

  • Media Researchby Marshall McLuhan; Michel Moos

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Herbert Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980) received his PhD in English literature from Cambridge University and taught in the United States and Canada. He is best known, however, as the founding father of media studies. McLuhan was Director of the Center for Culture and Technology at the University of Toronto. Among his ground-breaking works on the psychic... 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...

  • Media,Technology and Societyby Brian Winston

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Challenging the popular myth of a present-day 'information revolution', Media Technology and Society is essential reading for anyone interested in the social impact of technological change. Winston argues that the development of new media forms, from the telegraph and the telephone to computers, satellite and virtual reality, is the product of a... more...

  • Media Worldsby Faye D. Ginsburg; Lila Abu-Lughod; Brian Larkin

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 34.95

    This groundbreaking volume showcases the exciting work emerging from the ethnography of media, a burgeoning new area in anthropology that expands both social theory and ethnographic fieldwork to examine the way media?film, television, video?are used in societies around the globe, often in places that have been off the map of conventional media studies.... more...

  • The Media and Body Imageby Maggie Wykes; Barrie Gunter

    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...

  • Media and Cultural Theoryby James Curran; David Morley

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 41.95

    Containing new thinking and original surveys, Media & Cultural Theory brings together leading international scholars to address key issues and debates within media and cultural studies. Through the use of contemporary media and film texts such as Bridget Jones? Diary and The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and using case studies of the USA and... more...

  • The Media and Electionsby Bernd-Peter Lange; David Ward

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    This comparative study brings together academics and practitioners who work in the field of media and elections to provide a set of national case studies and an analysis of the legal and regulatory frameworks that are employed by nation states to ensure that the media perform according to certain standards during election periods. In setting out the... more...

  • Media and Public Spheresby Professor Richard Butsch

    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...

  • Mediated Cosmopolitanismby Alexa Robertson

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95

    Media power in the global era has to do with how people understand the world, their place in it, and their relation to the others who populate it. Making connections with distant places and people is the work of cosmopolitan imagination, which involves seeing the world through the eyes of others. In this book, Robertson engages with the growing literature... more...