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Mass media; Moral and ethical aspects

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  • The Changing Portrayal of Adolescents in the Media Since 1950by Patrick Jamieson; Daniel Romer

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 49.99

    Adolescents are eager consumers of mass media entertainment and are particularly susceptible to various forms of media influence, such as modeling, desensitization, and contagion. These once controversial phenomena are now widely accepted along with the recognition that th media are a major socializer of youth. During the economic boom of the post-World... more...

  • Communicating Unrealityby Gabriel Weimann

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 66.00

    Reviewing the images and meanings of the mass-mediated world, Gabriel Weimann examines the symbolic environment, where reality and fiction are almost inseparable. Through discussion of mass-mediated images of people, cultures, war, love, sex, death, community, and identity, he demonstrates that there is often a large gap between reality and the reconstruction... more...

  • Communication Across Culturesby Heather Bowe; Kylie Martin

    Cambridge University Press 1753; US$ 44.00

    Communication Across Cultures explains why speakers from different cultures can often misunderstand each other. more...

  • Communication Ethics Literacyby Ronald C. Arnett; Janie Fritz; Leeanne M. Bell

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 58.00

    This comprehensive and engaging treatment of communication ethics combines student application and theoretical engagement. Communication Ethics Literacy: Dialogue and Difference reviews classic communication ethics approaches and extends the conversation about dialogue and difference in public and private life. Introducing communication ethics as... more...

  • Communication Ethics and Universal Valuesby Clifford G. Christians; Michael Traber

    SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 71.00

    This volume is designed to revolutionize the field of communication by identifying a broad ethical theory which transcends the world of mass media practice to reveal a more humane and responsible code of values. The contributors, representing a diverse range of intercultural perspectives, defend the possibility of universal moral imperatives such... more...

  • Community over Chaosby James A. Mackin

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    This ecology of ethics seeks to balance the needs of the individual and those of the various levels of community. As James A. Mackin, Jr., shows, both modernism and postmodernism have undermined the traditional foundations for ethics. Using an ecological model, however, Community over Chaos develops a common ground for ethical judgments about... more...

  • Contested Imagesby Alma M. Garcia

    AltaMira Press 2012; US$ 43.99

    Contested Images offers a collection of 17 essays that analyze the representations in popular culture of African American, Asian American, Latina, and Native American women.No other anthology offers this wide spectrum of ethnicities. more...

  • Covering the Communityby Leigh F. Stephens Aldrich

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 52.00

    Today's reporters need to understand differences and be able to report on diverse individuals and communities accurately and sensitively. This inexpensive and slim pocketbook is the perfect supplement to help your students achieve these crucial contemporary skills. more...

  • Critical Theories of Mass Mediaby Paul Taylor; Jan Harris

    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...

  • Cross-Linguistic and Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Academic Discourseby Eija Suomela-Salmi; Fred Dervin

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 143.00

    The goal of this volume is to examine academic discourse (AD) from cross-linguistic and cross-cultural perspectives. The adjective Cross-cultural in the volume title is not just limited to national contexts but also includes a cross-disciplinary perspective. Twelve scientific fields are under scrutiny in the articles. One of the unique aspects of... more...