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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 101.95

    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$ 49.95

    This book relocates Chinese independent moviemaking from a film to a visual culture perspective enabling the author to explore the role that other movies (mostly, but not exclusively, popular culture products) play in the making of experimental and non-mainstream visual culture. more...

  • Culture, Rhetoric And The Vicissitudes Of Lifeby Michael Carrithers

    Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 25.00

    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...

  • The Francophone Bande Dessinéeby Charles Forsdick; Laurence Grove; Libbie McQuillan

    Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 61.60

    Known as France’s Ninth Art, the bande dessinée has a status far surpassing that of the equivalent English-language comic strip. This publication, one of the first predominantly in English on the subject, provides a thorough introduction to questions of BD history, context and bibliography. Theoretical issues – including the reception... more...