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Mass media; Moral and ethical aspects

  • Mass Moralizingby Phil Hopkins

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99

    Drawing from sources as diverse as Plato, Marshal McLuhan, and McDonald's, Mass Moralizing makes the intriguing case that contemporary marketing has moved beyond merely selling commodities and now seeks to turn our values themselves into commodities. It sheds light on a subtle but important new concern about the ever-shrinking difference between... more...

  • Racism in American Popular Media: From Aunt Jemima to the Frito Banditoby Brian Behnken; Gregory Smithers

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 37.00

    This book examines how the media?including advertising, motion pictures, cartoons, and popular fiction?has used racist images and stereotypes as marketing tools that malign and debase African Americans, Latinos, American Indians, and Asian Americans in the United States. more...

  • Fan Girls and the Mediaby Adrienne Trier-Bieniek

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 64.99

    This collection of essays examines the ways that entertainment and media are created and consumed in conjunction with gender stereotypes, by examining the diverse ways that women are confronting these stereotypes. more...

  • Global Entertainment Media: A Critical Introductionby Lee Artz

    Wiley 2015; US$ 34.95

    This accessibly-written and critical introduction investigates the crucial role that global entertainment media has played in the emergence of transnational capitalism. Using case studies of action adventure movies and community media, itbreaks down sophisticated theoretical concepts, including a concise explanation of cultural hegemony, into engaging... more...

  • Community over Chaosby James A. Mackin

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    This ecology of ethics seeks to balance the needs of the individual and those of the various levels of community. As James A. Mackin, Jr., shows, both modernism and postmodernism have undermined the traditional foundations for ethics. Using an ecological model, however, Community over Chaos develops a common ground for ethical judgments about... more...

  • Media Messagesby Linda Holtzman; Leon Sharpe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    The new edition of this widely adopted book reveals how the popular media contribute to widespread myths and misunderstanding about cultural diversity. While focused on the impact of television, feature film, and popular music, the authors reach far beyond media to explore how our understanding, values, and beliefs about race, class, gender and sexual... more...

  • Accent in Hittiteby Alwin Kloekhorst

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 88.81

    Although it is usually stated that nothing is known about accent in Hittite, in the last decades various bits and pieces of information about its accent system have come about. This book provides, for the first time, a systematic treatment of all these sources of information: the interplay between accent and vowels (plene vs. non-plene spelling); the... more...

  • Women and Death in Film, Television, and Newsby Joanne Clarke Dillman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Dead women litter the visual landscape of the 2000s. In this book, Clarke Dillman explains the contextual environment from which these images have arisen, how the images relate to (and sometimes contradict) the narratives they help to constitute, and the cultural work that dead women perform in visual texts. more...

  • Die Lebermodelle aus Bo?azköyby An De Vos

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 68.88

    Lebermodelle, also tönerne Nachbildungen von Schafslebern, gehören zu den archäologischen Quellen, die von der altorientalischen Opferschau überliefert sind. Aus dem Aussehen der Leber des Opferschafes wurde auf die Zukunft geschlossen. Auf den Lebermodellen aus Bogazköy sind einzelne Leberbereiche graphisch gekennzeichnet und die entsprechenden Befunde... more...

  • The 21st Century Journalism Handbookby Tim Holmes; Sara Hadwin; Glyn Mottershead

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.99

    Set against the background of the fundamental issues facing the industry today, The 21st Century Journalism Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the core principles and practices essential to the modern journalist.? Convergence, online, the growth of magazine formats, challenges presented by technology and new demands in news and feature writing... more...