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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
Moral panics reveal much about a society?s social structure and the sociology embedded in everyday life. This short text examines extreme reactions to American popular culture over the past century, including crusades against comic books, music, and pinball machines, to help convey the "sociological imagination" to undergraduates. Sternheimer creates... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00
Eminem is the best-selling musical artist of the 21st century. He is also one of the most contentious and most complex artists of our time. His verbal dexterity ranks him among the greatest technical rappers ever. The content of his songs combines the grotesque and the comical with the sincere and the profound, all told through the sophisticated layering... more...
- AMACOM 2014; US$ 14.95
The impact of the Social Media Revolution on the business world cannot be underestimated. Social is the catalyst in an extinction event--and business will never be the same. Offering an eye-opening look at the fundamental and powerful changes the social collaboration era has set in motion, A World Gone Social examines how: customers now have the power;... more...
- Greystone Books 2014; US$ 17.95
“Technology is rapidly moving into our bodies,? writes cyber expert Keenan, “and this book gives a chilling look ahead into where that road may lead us – on a one way trip to the total surrender of privacy and the commoditization of intimacy.? Here is the definitive dissection of privacy-eroding and life-invading technologies, coming at you from governments,... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 118.50
Just ten years ago, discussions of Latina/o media could be safely reduced to a handful of TV channels, dominated by Univision and Telemundo. Today, dramatic changes in the global political economy have resulted in an unprecedented rise in major new media ventures for Latinos as everyone seems to want a piece of the Latina/o media market. While current... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2014; US$ 28.00
A New York Times Bestseller An audacious, irreverent investigation of human behavior?and a first look at a revolution in the making Our personal data has been used to spy on us, hire and fire us, and sell us stuff we don?t need. In Dataclysm , Christian Rudder uses it to show us who we truly are. For centuries, we?ve relied on polling... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available
An irreverent, provocative, and visually fascinating look at what our online lives reveal about who we really are ? and how this deluge of data will transform the science of human behaviour. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 17.95
James Cameron’s critically acclaimed movie Avatar was nominated for nine Academy Awards and received countless accolades for its breath-taking visuals and use of 3D technology. But beyond its cinematic splendour, can Avatar also offer us insights into business ethics, empathy, disability, and the relationship between mind and body? Can getting... more...
- Simon & Schuster UK 2014; Not Available
How did a really unhip country suddenly become cool? How could a nation that once banned miniskirts, long hair on men and rock 'n' roll come to mass produce pop music and a K-pop star that would break the world record for the most YouTube hits? Who would have predicted that a South Korean company that used to sell fish and fruit (Samsung) would one... more...
- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 12.99
"Every revolution in communication technolog y?from papyrus to the printing press to Twitter ?is as much an opportunity to be drawn away from something as it is to be drawn toward something. And yet, as we embrace technology's gifts, we usually fail to consider what we're giving up in the process. Why would we bother to register the end of solitude,... more...