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- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99
Nostalgia isn?t what it used to be. For many of us, modern memory is shaped less by a longing for the social customs and practices of the past, or family heirlooms handed down over generations, and more by childhood encounters with ephemeral commercial goods and media moments. This phenomenon has given rise to communities of nostalgia built around... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 17.95 US$ 15.56
Is Democracy overrated? Does power corrupt? Or do corrupt people seek power? Do corporate puppet masters pull politicians? strings? Why does Frank talk to the camera? Can politics deliver on the promise of justice? House of Cards depicts our worst fears about politics today. Love him or loathe him, Frank Underwood... more...
- Open Court 2015; US$ 19.99
Courtland Lewis has scoured the planet to bring together the most talented faction members, factionless, and even a few from the Bureau to discuss the philosophy of Divergent . Divergent and Philosophy begins by examining the personal struggles that all people face at some time: What sort of person should I be? What if I find out my life is a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 55.95
The British post-war campaign to ban American horror comics neatly illustrates many of the pitfalls of media research. It is the first case-study used by David Barrat as he reviews this rapidly growing field of sociology. He gives a clear account of how and why sociologists have studied the media, looking in particular at the arguments about the effects... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2004; US$ 13.95
Could Al Franken and his left-wing cronies possibly be right? Is liberal media bias just a myth propagated by conservatives, and have the mainstream media actually swung to the right? Absolutely not. In the new book Weapons of Mass Distortion , L. Brent Bozell III?founder and president of the Media Research Center, America?s largest and most respected... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 50.95
Football in the New Media Age analyzes the impact of media change on the football industry, drawing on extensive interviews with key people in the media and football industry. It examines the finances of the game; the rising importance of rights and rights management in the industry; and attempts by clubs to develop their own media capacity. At... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2000; US$ 25.00
As European Business ties develop, how are they reflected in the way companies promote themselves? And as our sense of group identity is broken down by global communications technologies, how do adverts continue to target mass audiences? This is the first analysis of the impact of adverstising, in terms of culture and of business, across the national... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00
The suffusion of the economy, culture, and society with digital interconnectivity is known as the network society. In this innovative book, Robert Hassan unpacks the dynamics of this new information order and shows how media and politics have been affected. Drawing on ideas from media theory, cultural studies, and the politics of the newly evolving... more...
- UNP - Bison Original 2016; US$ 24.95
What sports fans read, watch, and listen to at home often isn?t the real story coming out of the locker room or the front office. George Castle should know: he?s covered baseball in Chicago for decades and witnessed the widening gulf between the media and the teams they?re supposed to cover?and the resulting widespread misinformation about the inner... more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 8.00
This richly illustrated, incisive text produces the most complete critical introduction to advertising culture. Filling a critical gap in the literature, Advertising in Modern and Postmodern Times examines the forms of consumer subjectivity resulting from of postmodern disruptions in time and space and the significance of advertising for the identity... more...