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Mass media; Moral and ethical aspects

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Amusing Ourselves to Deathby Neil Postman; Andrew Postman

    Penguin Group US 2005; US$ 15.00

    Originally published in 1985, Neil Postman?s groundbreaking polemic about the corrosive effects of television on our politics and public discourse has been hailed as a twenty-first-century book published in the twentieth century. Now, with television joined by more sophisticated electronic media?from the Internet to cell phones to DVDs?it has taken... more...

  • Good Newsby Clifford G. Christians; John P. Ferre; P. Mark Fackler

    Oxford University Press, USA 1993; US$ 37.99

    Mass media ethics and the classical liberal ideal of the autonomous individual are historically linked and professionally dominant--yet the authors of this work feel this is intrinsically flawed. They show how recent research in philosophy and social science--together with a longer tradition in theological inquiry--insist that community, mutuality,... more...

  • Journalism, Ethics and Societyby David Berry

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 119.95

    This comprehensive volume provides a critical analysis of debates within media ethics in relation to the purpose of news and journalism within society. Its timely and topical analysis focuses on two of the most central concepts within these areas: the US based Public Journalism 'movement' and European Union media policies. It is essential reading... more...

  • Cultural Studies in Questionby Marjorie Ferguson; Peter Golding

    SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 62.00

    This major text draws on an outstanding group of internationlly acclaimed scholars and offers a critical reappraisal of the contemporary practice of cultural studies. It focuses in particular on the contribution of cultural studies to the understanding of media, communications and popular cultures in contemporary societies. more...