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Mass media; Moral and ethical aspects

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  • Ethnic Minorities and the Mediaby Simon Cottle

    McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 44.00

    Brings together leading international researchers who have examined the various processes of change informing the field of ethnic minorities and the media. This book maps the contemporary approaches to the field, and also addresses key processes of change, such as media representations, media production, and cultures of identity. more...

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

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    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...

  • 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...

  • Handbook of Intercultural Communicationby Helga Kotthoff; Helen Spencer-Oatey

    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...

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

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 44.99

    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...