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- Templeton Press 2015; US$ 15.99
In 1987, Allan Bloom?s The Closing of the American Mind was published; a wildly popular book that drew attention to the shift in American culture away from the tenants that made America?and Americans?unique. Bloom focused on a breakdown in the American curriculum, but many sensed that the issue affected more than education. The very essence of what... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 59.99
With multi-disciplinary and accessible essays that span the expanding spectrum of aging and related stereotypes as our population gets older, this book offers a broad range of readers new ways to understand, perceive, and think about aging. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 89.95
Balancing provocative criticism with clear explanations of complex ideas, this student-friendly introduction investigates the crucial role global entertainment media has played in the emergence of transitional capitalism. Examines the influence of global entertainment media on the emergence of transnational capitalism, providing a framework for... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 89.95
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...
- 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...