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- 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...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 92.74
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...
- Templeton Press 2011; US$ 12.99
?Sizing up and taking down the things we read, watch, and play, this all-star team of analysts provides a series of delights and surprises that will make you ponder anew the deep structures that inform our lives, even when we think we?re off-duty.??Kyle Smith, movie critic, New York Post Contemporary popular culture, from books to film to... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 36.00
Xena, Buffy, Lara Croft. WWF, The Sopranos, Witchblade, La Femme Nikita. The women of pop culture are center stage and as tough as ever. Action Chicks is a groundbreaking collection highlighting the heroines we've grown to worship. What can they tell us about women in the Twent-first-century? What can they tell us about how popular culture depicts... more...
- Temple University Press 2011; US$ 27.95
This new edition of The Afrocentric Idea boldly confronts the contemporary challenges that have been launched against Molefi Kete Asante's philosophical, social, and cultural theory. By rendering a critique of some post-modern positions as well as the old structured Eurocentric orientations discussed in the first edition, this new edition... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95
This provocative text considers the state of media and cultural studies today after the demolition of the traditional media paradigm, and engages with the new, active consumer culture. Media Studies, particularly within schools, has until recently been concerned with mass media and the effects of ?the media? in society and on people. As new... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
How has popular film, television and fiction responded to the realities of an ageing Western population? This volume analyses this field of representation to argue that, while celebrations of ageing as an inspirational journey are increasing, most depictions still focus on decline and deterioration. 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...
- Amsterdam University Press 2004; US$ 27.75
Wat hebben rederijkerskamers van Zuid-Nederlandse migranten, de Lutherse kerk, Duitse zangverenigingen, informele netwerken van illegalen en Ghanese kerken met elkaar gemeen? Welke functie hebben migrantenorganisaties vervuld in de integratie van nieuwkomers in Nederlandse steden, in het bijzonder in Amsterdam? Fungeerden organisaties vooral als bastion... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2005; US$ 16.00
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...