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  • Identity in Animationby Jane Batkin

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    Identity in Animation: A Journey into Self, Difference, Culture and the Body uncovers the meaning behind some of the most influential characters in the history of animation and questions their unique sense of who they are and how they are formed. Jane Batkin explores how identity politics shape the inner psychology of the character and their... more...

  • Journalism and Climate Crisisby Robert A. Hackett; Susan Forde; Shane Gunster; Kerrie Foxwell-Norton

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    Journalism and Climate Crisis: Public Engagement, Media Alternatives recognizes that climate change is more than an environmental crisis. It is also a question of political and communicative capacity. This book enquires into which approaches to journalism, as a particularly important form of public communication, can best enable humanity to... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Global Internet Historiesby Gerard Goggin; Mark McLelland

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 240.00

    The Routledge Companion to Global Internet Histories brings together research on the diverse Internet histories that have evolved in different regions, language cultures and social contexts across the globe. While the Internet is now in its fifth decade, the understanding and formulation of its histories outside of an anglophone framework is still... more...

  • Wie Heranwachsende zu Internetnutzern werdenby Martin Hermida

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 35.68

    Martin Hermida zeigt in diesem Buch, dass die Herausbildung der Medienkompetenz vor allem von den Persönlichkeitseigenschaften des Heranwachsenden selber bestimmt wird und eine Umwelt mit vielen Nutzungsgelegenheiten und internetaffine Eltern eine chancenreiche Internetnutzung fördern. Risiken gehören nach Erkenntnis des Autors zur normalen Internetnutzung... more...

  • Affective Sexual Pedagogies in Film and Televisionby Kyra Clarke

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Popular film and television hold valuable potential for learning about sex and sexuality beyond the information-based model of sex education currently in schools. This book argues that the representation of complicated?or "messy"?relationships in these popular cultural forms makes them potent as affective pedagogical moments. It endeavours to develop... more...

  • Social Media for Governmentby Gohar F. Khan

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 106.14

    This book provides practical know-how on understanding, implementing, and managing main stream social media tools (e.g., blogs and micro-blogs, social network sites, and content communities) from a public sector perspective. Through social media, government organizations can inform citizens, promote their services, seek public views and feedback, and... more...

  • Innovation Policies in the European News Media Industryby Hans van Kranenburg

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 106.14

    This book explores the importance and the types of media innovation policies formulated and implemented in various European countries. Each country analysis illustrates the evolution and structure of news media markets and media cross-ownership policies in recent years and evaluates how innovation policies stimulate innovative activities in journalism... more...

  • Bottlenecksby David C. Evans

    Apress 2017; US$ 18.04

    ?Bottlenecks ? is a tight and eminently actionable read for business leaders in startups and enterprises alike. Evans gives us a rich sense of key psychological processes and even richer examples of them in action.? - Nir Eyal, Author of Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products  ?Clients frequently ask our UX researchers and designers... more...

  • Politics, Media and Democracy in Australiaby Brian McNair; Terry Flew; Stephen Harrington; Adam Swift

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    In Australia, as in many comparable democracies, the role of the media in the political process is high on the public agenda. There is a perception of widespread disillusionment with and disengagement from politics amongst voters, and criticism of the media for failing to fulfil their democratic responsibilities adequately. This book evaluates public... more...

  • New Perspectives on the Social Aspects of Digital Gamingby Rachel Kowert; Thorsten Quandt

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Expanding on the work in the volume Multiplayer , this new book explores several other areas related to social gaming in detail. The aim is to go beyond a typical "edited book" concept, and offer a very concise volume with several focal points that are most relevant for the current debate about multiplayer games, both in academia and society. As... more...