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- Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 54.99
In 1977, Star Wars blazed across the screen to become one of the highest grossing and most beloved movies of all time. In Sex, Politics, and Religion in Star Wars: An Anthology, Douglas Brode and Leah Deyneka have assembled a provocative collection of essays that explore such hot topics as race and racism in the Star Wars galaxy, Judeo-Christian and... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 45.00
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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.99
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...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 22.99
Some have seen philosophy embedded in episodes of The Simpsons ; others have detected elements of psychology and religion. Simon Singh, bestselling author of Fermat's Last Theorem , The Code Book and The Big Bang , instead makes the compelling case that what The Simpsons ' writers are most passionate about is mathematics. He reveals how the... more...
- 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...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2008; US$ 11.99
First came fire, the wheel, and penicillin...and then, according to Dylan Jones, a compulsive album collector, music journalist, and multi award-winning men's magazine editor, the next great invention to bless the human race was the iPod, Apple's groundbreaking mp3 player. Small, sleek, and sexy, but with the capacity to hold up to ten thousand songs,... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available
The Bully Pulpit by Doris Kearns Goodwin - the new biography of Teddy Roosevelt from the bestselling author of Team of Rivals , the inspiration for Spielberg's Lincoln Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of the acclaimed multi-million copy bestseller Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln , now turns to the birth of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 55.95
David Barrat gives a clear account of how and why sociologists have studied the media. He looks at the arguments about the effects of different media on their audiences, and the impact of new technologies such as satellite and cable TV. more...