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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 28.95
The use of wedge issues such as abortion, gay marriage, and immigration has become standard political strategy in contemporary presidential campaigns. Why do candidates use such divisive appeals? Who in the electorate is persuaded by these controversial issues? And what are the consequences for American democracy? In this provocative and engaging... more...
- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 14.99
How would you go about rebuilding a technological society from scratch? If our technological society collapsed tomorrow, perhaps from a viral pandemic or catastrophic asteroid impact, what would be the one book you would want to press into the hands of the postapocalyptic survivors? What crucial knowledge would they need to survive in the immediate... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available
From a cutting-edge cultural commentator, a bold and brilliant challenge to cherished notions of the internet as the great leveler of our age. more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 32.95
Why did the Armenian genocide erupt in Turkey in 1915, only seven years after the Armenian minority achieved civil equality for the first time in the history of the Ottoman Empire? How can we explain the Rwandan genocide occurring in 1994, after decades of relative peace and even cooperation between the Hutu majority and the Tutsi minority? Addressing,... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 27.99
From a cutting-edge cultural commentator, a bold and brilliant challenge to cherished notions of the Internet as the great leveler of our age The Internet has been hailed as an unprecedented democratizing force, a place where everyone can be heard and all can participate equally. But how true is this claim? In a seminal dismantling of techno-utopian... more...
- Potomac Books Inc. 2014; US$ 24.95
On July 22, 2011, a bomb went off outside government buildings in Oslo, Norway, killing eight people and injuring more than two hundred. Less than two hours later, a gunman claimed sixty-nine lives in a shooting spree at a summer camp on the island of Ut?ya, while terrified and desperate youths tried to hide or swim to the mainland to escape. Massacre... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 12.00
Love Is Stronger Than Hate ?Nonviolence is not the recourse of the weak but actually calls for an uncommon kind of strength; it is not a refraining from something but the engaging of a positive force,? renowned peace activist Michael Nagler writes. Here he offers a step-by-step guide to creatively using nonviolence to confront any problem and to... more...
- J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2014; Not Available
Von Geld über Brief und Comic bis Radio, Video und mobile Medien ? welchen Platz nehmen diese Themen in den Medienwissenschaften ein? Das Handbuch stellt Begriffe und Theorien vor, darunter systemtheoretische Theorien, die Medienarchäologie und die Akteur-Medien-Theorie. Es verknüpft die einzelnen Medien mit der Theorie und macht die vielfältigen Bezüge... more...