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  • Tell Everyoneby Alfred Hermida

    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...

  • The Cultural Intermediaries Readerby Jennifer Smith Maguire; Julian Matthews

    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...

  • Children and Mediaby Dafna Lemish

    Wiley 2014; US$ 89.95

    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...

  • This Year's Modelby Elizabeth Wissinger

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 23.00

    Over the last four decades, the fashion modeling industry has become a lightning rod for debates about Western beauty ideals, the sexual objectification of women, and consumer desire. Yet, fashion models still captivate, embodying all that is cool, glam, hip, and desirable. They are a fixture in tabloids, magazines, fashion blogs, and television.... more...

  • The Legend of Zelda and Philosophyby Luke Cuddy

    Open Court 2008; US$ 21.95

    With both young and adult gamers as loyal fans, The Legend of Zelda is one of the most beloved video game series ever created. The contributors to this volume consider the following questions and more: What is the nature of the gamer?s connection to Link? Does Link have a will, or do gamers project their wills onto him? How does the gamer experience... more...

  • Reading 'Desperate Housewives'by Janet McCabe; Kim Akass

    I.B.Tauris 2006; US$ 14.95

    ?Everyone has a little dirty laundry.? The darkly comic series about the secret lives of the ladies living on Wisteria Lane became an instant breakthrough hit for ABC. 21 million viewers tuned in for the first episode and this figure has steadily grown as audiences from around the globe have switched on to the shenanigans in suburbia. Desperate Housewives... more...

  • Youth and Mediaby Andy Ruddock

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 39.00

    A fascinating student introduction to the popular subject of how the media influence young people. Covering all the key topics and full of international case studies, it will be adopted on courses on youth media and youth culture across media studies, cultural studies and sociology. more...

  • Yeah Yeah Yeahby Bob Stanley

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 18.94

    Modern pop began in 1952 when the first British chart was published and the first 7" singles were released. It ended (perhaps) in 1995 when Robson and Jerome reached the top of the charts with the first number one not to be available on vinyl since 1953. The internet age ushered in the death rites of over 40 years of pop. A Complete History Pop... more...

  • European Media in the Digital Ageby Richard Rooke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 66.95

    This introductory textbook for Media and Communication Studies students is designed to encourage observation and evaluation of the European media in the digital age, enabling students to grasp key concepts and gain a broad and clear overview of the area. It also introduces the principal debates, developments (legislative, commercial, political and... more...

  • Going Viralby Karine Nahon; Jeff Hemsley

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95

    We live in a world where a tweet can be instantly retweeted and read by millions around the world in minutes, where a video forwarded to friends can destroy a political career in hours, and where an unknown man or woman can become an international celebrity overnight. Virality: individuals create it, governments fear it, companies would die for it.... more...