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Mass media; Moral and ethical aspects

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  • Media Worldsby Faye D. Ginsburg; Lila Abu-Lughod; Brian Larkin

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 34.95

    This groundbreaking volume showcases the exciting work emerging from the ethnography of media, a burgeoning new area in anthropology that expands both social theory and ethnographic fieldwork to examine the way media?film, television, video?are used in societies around the globe, often in places that have been off the map of conventional media studies.... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...