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  • ... dem Gehirn beim Denken zusehen?by Hannah Fitsch

    transcript 2014; US$ 27.95

    Die Hirnforschung greift seit einigen Jahren wieder verstärkt in gesellschaftspolitische Debatten über die »Natur« des Menschen ein. Ausschlaggebend für diese Entwicklung sind weniger neue Theorien über die Funktionsweise des Gehirns, sondern Technologien der Sichtbarmachung. Insbesondere das bildgebende Verfahren der funktionellen Magnetresonanztomographie... more...

  • "All Governments Lie"by Myra MacPherson

    Scribner 2010; US$ 33.99

    "At last! Myra MacPherson has offered us the definitive life and times of the most independent journalist of our epoch -- I. F. Stone. Known as Izzy, he revealed to us in his tiny four-page weekly not the 'objectivity' of the Official Word but a hard truth from the bottom up. This book may become a classic: it is mandatory for all young journalists."... more...

  • 'Dear BBC'by Maire Messenger Davies

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 40.00

    Discusses key controversies in the public sphere about children's relationship with the media, especially television drama. more...

  • 'Gutes' Theaterby Rita Gerlach-March

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 49.99

    Wie wird Kultur, wie wird Theater in Deutschland und Großbritannien produziert und finanziert? Resultiert das geringere staatliche Engagement in Großbritannien in einem ?schlechteren? Theatersystem, produziert kommerzielles Theater ?schlechtere? Stücke und setzt das deutsche öffentliche Theater seinen finanziellen Spielraum tatsächlich in ?bessere?... more...

  • (Dis)Orienting Media and Narrative Mazesby Julia Eckel; Bernd Leiendecker; Daniela Olek; Christine Piepiorka

    transcript 2014; US$ 37.28

    (Dis)Orientation appears to be a phenomenon that is connected to media in numerous respects: today, finding your way in the world often means finding your way with the help of as well as within media, which in turn creates new virtual realms of (dis)orientation. This book deals with recent media technologies and structures (navigation devices, databases,... more...

  • (Re-)Framing the Arab/Muslimby Silke Schmidt

    transcript 2014; US$ 46.60

    Media depictions of Arabs and Muslims continue to be framed by images of camels, belly dancers, and dagger-wearing terrorists. But do only Hollywood movies and TV news have the power to frame public discourse? This interdisciplinary study transfers media framing theory to literary studies to show how life writing (re-)frames Orientalist stereotypes.... more...

  • (Un)heimliche Lustby Sabine Grenz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 49.99

    In dieser kulturgeschichtlichen und empirischen Studie wird der Konsum sexueller Dienstleistungen von Männern untersucht. Im Vordergrund steht dabei die Bearbeitung grundlegender Fragen der Prostitutionsdebatte, zum Beispiel darüber, ob Prostitution einen Beitrag zur sexuellen Freiheit leistet. more...

  • 100 Media Moments That Changed Americaby Jim Willis

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 94.00

    From the launching of America's first newspaper to YouTube's latest phone-videoed crime, the media has always been guilty of indulging America's obsession with controversy. This encyclopedia covers 100 events in world history from the 17th century to the present?moments that alone were major and minor, but ones that exploded in the public eye when... more...

  • The 11 Myths of Media Violenceby W. James Potter

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 64.00

    "Potter's The 11 Myths of Media Violence is a groundbreaking, innovative look at a problem that continues to produce controversy even though researchers have been studying it for more than half a century. Potter cogently describes and explains the theories and research that have attempted to illuminate this controversy. However, he goes well... more...

  • The 2000 Presidential Election and the Foundations of Party Politicsby Richard Johnston; Michael G. Hagen; Kathleen Hall Jamieson

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 24.00

    An examination of the US electoral process, providing an integrated account of the 2000 campaign. more...