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  • Big Databy Viktor Mayer-Schonberger; Kenneth Cukier

    Hodder & Stoughton 2013; Not Available

    A New York Times bestseller. Longlisted for the Financial Times /Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award. Since Aristotle, we have fought to understand the causes behind everything. But this ideology is fading. In the age of big data, we can crunch an incomprehensible amount of information, providing us with invaluable insights about the... more...

  • Degrees of Democracyby Stuart N. Soroka; Christopher Wlezien

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 24.00

    Examines responsiveness and representation across a range of policy domains in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. more...

  • Post-Broadcast Democracyby Markus Prior

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 28.00

    This 2007 book studies the impact of the media on politics in the United States during the last half-century. more...

  • Introducing the Creative Industriesby Rosamund Davies; Gauti Sigthorsson

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 39.00

    A much needed textbook taking students through both the theory and practice of both studying and working in the creative industries. more...

  • Meaning in the Age of Social Mediaby Ganaele Langlois

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00

    The search for meaning is an essential human activity. It is not just about agreeing on some definitions about the world, objects, and people; it is an ethical process of opening up to find new possibilities. Langlois uses case studies of social media platforms (including Facebook, Twitter, and Amazon) to revisit traditional conceptions of meaning.... more...

  • The Dynamics of Broadband Markets in Europeby Wolter Lemstra; William H. Melody

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 100.00

    First in-depth analysis of broadband developments in Europe, combining qualitative and quantitative analysis, with chapter contributions provided by in-country experts. more...

  • The Filter Bubbleby Eli Pariser

    Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00

    An eye-opening account of how the hidden rise of personalization on the Internet is controlling-and limiting-the information we consume. In December 2009, Google began customizing its search results for each user. Instead of giving you the most broadly popular result, Google now tries to predict what you are most likely to click on. According... more...

  • Personal Media and Everyday Lifeby Terje Rasmussen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book addresses the widespread use of digital personal media in daily life. With a sociological and historical perspective, it explores the media-enhanced individualization and rationalization of the lifeworld, discussing the dramatic mediatization of daily life and calling on theorists such as McLuhan, Habermas and Goffman. more...

  • Death Sentenceby Don Watson

    Random House Australia 2011; US$ 13.08

    Part diatribe, part cool reflection on the state of Australia's public language, Don Watson's Death Sentence is scathing, funny and brilliant.' ... in public life the language has never been held in less regard. It withers in the dungeons of the technocratic mind. It is butchered by the media. In politics it lacks all qualifications for the main... more...

  • Aristotle in Hollywoodby A. Hiltunen

    Intellect 2002; US$ 10.00

    Throughout the centuries Aristotle's Poetics remained something of a mystery. What was the great philosopher trying to say about the nature of drama and storytelling? What did he mean by pity, fear and catharsis? In this book, Ari Hiltunen explains the mystery of the 'proper pleasure', which, according to Aristotle, is the goal of drama and can be... more...