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Mass media; Moral and ethical aspects

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  • Race, Media, and the Crisis of Civil Societyby Ronald N. Jacobs

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 32.00

    Charts the history, development and influence of the African-American Press. more...

  • Women and Mediaby Carolyn M. Byerly; Karen Ross

    Wiley 2008; US$ 125.95

    Women and Media is a thoughtful cross-cultural examination of the ways in which women have worked inside and outside mainstream media organizations since the 1970s. Rooted in a series of interviews with women media workers and activists collected specifically for this book, the text provides an original insight into women’s experiences.... more...

  • Intercultural Communicationby Ron Scollon; Suzanne Wong Scollon

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2000; US$ 57.95

    This newly revised volume is both a lively introduction and practical guide to the main concepts and problems of intercultural communication. Viewed from within the framework of interactive sociolinguistics associated with Tannen, Gumperz, and others, the authors focus in particular on the discourse of westerners and of Asians, the discourse of men... more...

  • medi@siaby T.J.M. Holden; Timothy J. Scrase

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    This new inter-disciplinary book is the first comparative, case-based analysis of media panoply in (and out of) Asia today. Examining what the authors call the "media/tion equation", the contributors demonstrate the multiple links between media, society and culture, and advance the claim that media is the key means through which Asians experience,... more...

  • Die hethitische Literaturby Volkert Haas

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 119.00

    This unique work provides a compendium of Hittite literary texts of all genres with detailed extracts and paraphrases and furnishes a comprehensible non-specialist commentary. In his selection, Volkert Haas takes account both of stylistic features and in particular of the traditions of motives and topoi in Ancient Greece and in the Old Testament. more...

  • Culture-on-Demandby James Lull

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2007; US$ 36.95

    This highly original, thought-provoking book – written by a pioneer of communication studies – is the first to analyze the post 9/11 world in terms of global media and popular culture. Written in an engaging and candid manner by a leading expert in this field Argues that cross-cultural understanding can only be achieved by harnessing... more...

  • Media & Cultural Theoryby James Curran; David Morley

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 41.95

    Containing new thinking and original surveys, Media & Cultural Theory brings together leading international scholars to address key issues and debates within media and cultural studies. Through the use of contemporary media and film texts such as Bridget Jones? Diary and The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and using case studies of the USA and... more...

  • 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...