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  • Media Sexby Barrie Gunter

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 59.95

    This book examines the representation, impact, and issues relating to the control and regulation of sex in the media. It covers work that has been conducted around the world on the depiction of sex in the mainstream mass media, especially the audio-visual media of film, television, and video, and the alleged effects that such content may have upon... more...

  • Media in the Enlarged Europeby Alec Charles

    Intellect Books Ltd 2009; US$ 25.00

    The EU is in a constant state of flux: its constitution, its institutions and especially its political, economic and regulatory borders. Media in the Enlarged Europe deals with the complexity and instability of the European Union and its relationship with the mass media, looking beyond national and cultural boundaries. This compilation also views the... more...

  • Parental Control of Television Broadcastingby Monroe E. Price; Stefaan Verhulst; Dee H. Andrews; Harold F. O'Neil

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 58.95

    This project, originally developed for the European Community, examines parental roles in controlling television programs watched by children in Europe. The structure of the study includes: *an analysis of the technical devices available to assist in parental control of television broadcasting services, including descriptions of devices, their cost,... more...

  • The Place of Media Powerby Nick Couldry

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 52.95

    This fascinating study focuses on an area neglected in previous studies of the media: the meetings between ordinary people and the media. Couldry explores what happens when people who normally consume the media witness media processes in action, or even become the object of media attention themselves. more...

  • Religion, Media, and the Public Sphereby Birgit Meyer; Annelies Moors

    Indiana University Press 2005; US$ 19.95

    "... one of those rare edited volumes that advances social thought as it provides substantive religious and media ethnography that is good to think with." -- Dale Eickelman, Dartmouth College Increasingly, Pentecostal, Buddhist, Muslim, Jewish, Hindu, and indigenous movements all over the ... more...

  • Sex, Love, and Romance in the Mass Mediaby Mary-Lou Galician

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 64.95

    This accessible yet research-based text offers both foundational theories and practical applications of analysis and criticism of mass media portrayals of sex, love, and romance in a wide variety of mass media, from entertainment to advertising to news. The multidisciplinary methodological perspective comes out of a media literacy approach and embraces... more...

  • Tabloid Televisionby John Langer

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    Fires, floods, accidents, celebrity lifestyles, heroic acts of humble people, cute acts by family pets and the weather. Television's non-news about non-events takes up an increasingly large part of contemporary broadcast journalism, but is regularly dismissed by television pundits as having no place on our screens. To its critics, this 'other news'... more...

  • Theory and Research in Mass Communicationby David K. Perry

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 45.95

    This updated edition presents a civic journalism treatment of the field of mass communication research. The sine qua non of the civic journalism movement seems to center around an implicit assumption that the human mind is an evolved part in the natural world, not a detached spectator as much traditional philosophy assumes. Thus, it has attempted... more...

  • This is Not Architectureby Kester Rattenbury

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 78.95

    This is Not Architecture assembles architectural writers of different kinds - historians, theorists, journalists, computer game designers, technologists, film-makers and architects - to discuss the characteristics, cultures, limitations and bias of the different kinds of media, and to build up an argument as to how this complex culture of representations... more...

  • Why Americans Hate Welfareby Martin Gilens

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 24.00

    Tackling one of the most volatile issues in contemporary politics, Martin Gilens's work punctures myths and misconceptions about welfare policy, public opinion, and the role of the media in both. Why Americans Hate Welfare shows that the public's views on welfare are a complex mixture of cynicism and compassion; misinformed and racially charged,... more...