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- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 37.00
"That rarest of academic creations: a truly, unabashedly critical textbook on a timely and important topic for contemporary media studies. If you want your students to think about issues of power and social justice... and if you want an alternative to the anodyne and borderline fan-like writing that has become the stuff of new media texts, this is... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.24
Gossip . It's more than just hearsay. society columns, and supermarket tabloids. It has, like it or not, become a mainstay of American pop culture. In Dish, industry insider Jeannette Walls gives this provocative subject its due, offering a comprehensive, serious exploration of gossip and its social, historical, and political significance. ... more...
- Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 19.95
The hit television program American Idol provides a stage where the politics of national, regional, ethnic, and religious identity are performed for millions of viewers. Diversity is carefully highlighted and coached into a viable commodity by judges, argues Katherine Meizel, with contestants packaged... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 12.68
Sheryl Sandberg?s Lean In is a massive cultural phenomenon and its title has become an instant catchphrase for empowering women. The book soared to the top of bestseller lists internationally, igniting global conversations about women and ambition. Sandberg packed theatres, dominated opinion pages, appeared on every major television show and on... more...
- For Beginners 2012; US$ 16.99
Marshall McLuhan was one of the most brilliant and original thinkers of the 20th century. He was so far ahead of his time that he predicted the future and offered a critique of human behavior in a media saturated world that is perhaps more valuable in today?s Internet age than it was in his own time. McLuhan pioneered the study of Media, unified... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2014; US$ 29.95
Social media is fuelling our human urge to share, affecting the information we depend on to make smart decisions, from choosing politicians to doing business to raising money for charity. Tell Everyone delves into contemporary culture to reveal how social media has become the planet's nervous system?amplifying the power of individuals, informing... more...
- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 36.00
The first book of its kind in this cutting edge discipline, this is a comprehensive reference text for teaching and research on cultural intermediaries, covering theoretical foundations, methodological approaches, and original case studies of occupations. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 92.95
Taking a global and interdisciplinary approach, Children and Media explores the role of modern media, including the internet, television, mobile media and video games, in the development of children, adolescents, and childhood. Primer to global issues and core research into children and the media integrating work from around the world ... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 22.95
Paparazzi photography has emerged as a key element in today?s media landscape. This book charts the historical and cultural significance of the industry, profiles its protagonists and discusses how its imagery of celebrity have become a major part of media consumption. Kim McNamara examines the various ways in which the controversial paparazzi industry... more...