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- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
This book provides an intensive exploration of recent popular representations of human cloning, genetics and the concerns which they generate and mobilise. It is a timely contribution to current debates about the public communication of science and about the cultural and political stakes in those debates. Taking the UK as its main case study, with... more...
- Intellect 2008; US$ 10.00
Provides an empirical investigation into the moral performance of the media. Based on 22 focus groups, three nationally representative questionnaire surveys and interviews with senior media personnel and regulators, this book charts the changing position of the media as a moral voice representing ways in which we live. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00
With the exception of occasional moral panics about the coarsening of public discourse, and the impact of advertising and television violence upon children, mass media tend to be viewed as a neutral or benign part of contemporary life. This book explores the relationship between the mass media and the dis-empowering nature of commodity culture. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 38.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 80.95
This Handbook encapsulates the intellectual history of mass media ethics over the past twenty-five years. Chapters serve as a summary of existing research and thinking in the field, as well as setting agenda items for future research. Key features include : up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of media ethics, one of the hottest topics... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 147.95
Intercultural Discourse and Communication: The Essential Readings is a collection of articles that discuss major theoretical approaches, case studies of cultural and sub-cultural contact from around the globe, issues of identity in 'bicultural' individuals, and the 'real world' implications of intercultural contact and conflict. Collects articles... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 64.95
Comprised of original research in diverse genres and medias, Women and Media: International Perspectives brings together eight international scholars to explore key issues of the gender-media relation. Provides important insights into how gender is implicated in media industries. Address key issues of the gender-media relation, from an analysis... more...
- De Gruyter Mouton 2007; US$ 307.00
In today?s globalized world of international contact and multicultural interaction, effective intercultural communication is increasingly seen as a pre-requisite for social harmony and organisational success. This handbook takes a ?problem-solving? approach to the various issues that arise in real-life intercultural interaction. The editors have brought... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2004; US$ 27.75
Wat hebben rederijkerskamers van Zuid-Nederlandse migranten, de Lutherse kerk, Duitse zangverenigingen, informele netwerken van illegalen en Ghanese kerken met elkaar gemeen? Welke functie hebben migrantenorganisaties vervuld in de integratie van nieuwkomers in Nederlandse steden, in het bijzonder in Amsterdam? Fungeerden organisaties vooral als bastion... more...