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Mass media; Moral and ethical aspects

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  • Human Cloning in the Mediaby Joan Haran; Jenny Kitzinger; Maureen McNeil; Kate O'Riordan

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • Media & Valuesby David E. Morrison; Matthew Kieran; Michael Svennevig

    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...

  • Representing Raceby John D. H. Downing; Charles Husband

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 70.00

    The Media play a diverse and significant role in the practical expression of racism and in the everyday politics of ethnicity. Written by two veterans of research on media and 'race', this book offers a fresh comparative analyses of the issues and sets out the key agendas for future study. more...

  • The Media and Body Imageby Maggie Wykes; Barrie Gunter

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 77.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Media and Public Spheresby Professor Richard Butsch

    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...

  • The Handbook of Mass Media Ethicsby Lee Wilkins; Clifford G. Christians

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 76.95

    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...

  • Intercultural Discourse and Communicationby Scott F. Kiesling; Christina Bratt Paulston

    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...

  • Women and Mediaby Karen Ross; Carolyn M. Byerly

    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...

  • Getting Justice Wrongby Nicholas Cowdery

    Allen & Unwin 2001; US$ 20.90

    The myths surrounding crime are debunked with passion, wit and commonsense by one of Australia's most senior lawyers. more...