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  • 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...

  • Media Ritualsby Nick Couldry

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 37.95

    Media Rituals rethinks our accepted concepts of ritual behaviour for a media-saturated age. It connects ritual directly with questions of power, government, and surveillance and explores the ritual space which the media construct and where their power is legitimated. Drawing on sociological and anthropological approaches to the study of ritual, Couldry... more...

  • Advertising to Children on TVby Barrie Gunter; Caroline Oates; Mark Blades

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 45.95

    Concern is growing about the effectiveness of television advertising regulation in the light of technological developments in the media. The current rapid growth of TV platforms in terrestrial, sattelite, and cable formats will soon move into digital transmission. These all offer opportunities for greater commercialization through advertising on media... 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...

  • 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...

  • Handbook of Visual Communicationby Kenneth L. Smith; Sandra Moriarty; Keith Kenney; Gretchen Barbatsis

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 110.00

    This Handbook of Visual Communication explores the key theoretical areas in visual communication, and presents the research methods utilized in exploring how people see and how visual communication occurs. With chapters contributed by many of the best-known and respected scholars in visual communication, this volume brings together significant and... 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...

  • Media in the Enlarged Europeby Alec Charles

    Intellect 2009; US$ 20.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Girl Zinesby Alison Piepmeier; Andi Zeisler

    NYU Press 2009; US$ 21.25

    With names like The East Village Inky , Mend My Dress , Dear Stepdad , and I?m So Fucking Beautiful , zines created by girls and women over the past two decades make feminism?s third wave visible. These messy, photocopied do-it-yourself documents cover every imaginable subject matter and are loaded with handwriting, collage art, stickers, and... more...