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  • Politics of Everyday Fearby Brian Massumi

    University of Minnesota Press 1993; US$ 90.00

    The contemporary consumer is bombarded with fear-inducing images and information. This media shower of imagery is equalled only by the sheer quantity of fear-assuaging products offered for our consumption. The contributors address questions raised by the saturation of social space by capitalized fear. more...

  • Media Mattersby John Fiske

    University of Minnesota Press 1994; US$ 67.50

    Illustrates how people engaged in struggles over race, class and gender have influenced the way the nation made sense of key media events such as the O. J. Simpson murder trial, the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas hearings, the L.A. riots, and the family values debate between Dan Quayle and Murphy Brown. more...

  • Bodily Regimesby Karen Pinkus

    University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 72.00

    A provocative reading of the use and manipulation of the body in advertising under Italian fascism, Bodily Regimes offers an enlightening look at the relationship between fascism and capitalism. It is unique in its focus on the intertwined relations of race, class, and gender in the construction of the Italian subject. more...

  • Sex and Moneyby Eileen R. Meehan; Ellen Riordan

    University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 67.50

    This groundbreaking volume uses the media to show how questions of gender and economics are inextricably linked to issues of power in Western capitalist societies. Integrating political economy and feminism, it offers a new understanding of communication at the personal, experiential, institutional, and structural levels?and exposes all the subtle... more...

  • Packer's Lunchby Neil Chenoweth

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 31.81

    The updated paperback edition of the much-lauded, Walkley award-winning book that laid bare the deals and deeds of Graham Richardson, Trevor Kennedy and Rene Rivkin and Sydney's other power players of the 1990s. more...

  • Fools Rush Inby Nina Munk

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.21

    Every era has its merger; every era has its story. For the New Media age it was an even bigger disaster: the AOL-Time Warner deal. At the time AOL and Time Warner were considered a matchless combination of old media content and new media distribution. But very soon after the deal was announced things started to go bad?and then from bad to worse.... more...

  • The Naked Truthby Kevin S. Sandler

    Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 28.95

    From parents and teachers to politicians and policymakers, there is a din of voices participating in the debate over how young people are affected by violence, strong language, and explicit sexual activity in films. The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) responded to this concern in 1968 when it introduced a classification and rating... more...

  • Political Regimes and the Media in Asiaby Krishna Sen; Terence Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    This book analyzes the relationship between political power and the media in a range of nation states in East and Southeast Asia, focusing in particular on the place of the media in authoritarian and post-authoritarian regimes. It discusses the centrality of media in sustaining repressive regimes, and the key role of the media in the transformation... more...

  • Journalists Under Fireby Howard Tumber; Frank Webster

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 40.00

    Journalists Under Fire: Information War and Journalistic Practices is the first book to combine a conceptually audacious analysis of the changing nature of war with an empirically rich critical analysis of journalists who cover conflict. In this book, authors Howard Tumber and Frank Webster explore questions about Information War and journalistic... more...

  • Children's Responses to the Screenby Patti M. Valkenburg

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 32.95

    The past several decades have witnessed thousands of studies into children and the media. Yet, much academic research is still in its infancy when it comes to our knowledge about the uses, preferences, and effects of different media. This distinctive volume moves the field forward in this regard, with its insights into the latest theories and research... more...